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Earth Hour - March 28, 2015
The City of Columbia is encouraging citizens to participate in Earth Hour by turning off lights, and unplugging appliances using electricity between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m.
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City Celebrates Together We Can Read Initiative
Together We Can Read is a reading day program that encourages children to read and brings community leaders into the classrooms.
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CPD 2015 - 2019 Strategic Plan
Columbia Police Chief William Holbrook announces CPD’s 5 year Strategic Plan.
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SAVE THE DATE: March 7th
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City Manager's Spotlight on January 2015
The City Manager’s Spotlight provides details about what is happening in the City of Columbia in an effort to keep citizens informed about City operations. The City Manager’s Spotlight on January 2015 reflects on the Public forums held for citizen input in the five year consolidated plan, Financial Education Workshops, Smoke Alarm Blitz 2015, City Manager’s Reflections on 2014, Leadership Columbia Alumni Association Luncheon Series, MLK Dream Keeper Nominees, Beta Club Induction for local students, Walk Bike Columbia and more.
Columbia City Council Presented With Let’s Move! Gold Medalist Banner
The City of Columbia was recognized at the National League of Cities’ (NLC) annual conference in Austin, Texas for achieving gold medals in all five Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC) goal areas—the highest distinction a community can receive. Columbia City Council was presented with the Let’s Move! Gold Medalist banner from the NLC on Feb. 10. The banner will hang at City Hall beginning in March.
UPDATE -City Extends Deadline To Submit Water/ Sewer Public Private Partnership Ideas
Update: UPDATE: City Seeks Efficiency Ideas, Not Privatization Proposals. City extends deadline for proposals in its RFEI.
Mayor Benjamin welcomes new Mayor’s Fellows to City Hall
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin has ten new students as fellows this semester in his Mayor’s Fellows program. The fellowship, which provides both undergraduate and masters-level students the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of how a high-energy local government office operates, caters to students seeking to satisfy class credit and fulfill internship requirements or to those simply wishing to gain experience working in public service, the community and the governmental arena.
City Calls for Presenters and Vendors for the 2015 Small Business Week Conference
The City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities is taking applications for presenters for the 2015 Small Business Week Conference on May 5-6, 2015. Potential presenters can include small business owners, contractors, manufacturers, retailers and firms. The deadline to apply is Monday, March 2, 2015 at 5 p.m.
PRESS RELEASES
February 28, 2015
Registration Period Open for Adult Spring Sports
The City's Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for Spring Adult Sports in softball and kickball.February 24, 2015
Registration Open for City Youth Baseball and Softball Programs
Registration for the Parks & Recreation Department’s Youth Baseball and Girls Softball Program is underway. Boys and girls ages 9-14 can participate in the program. The fee to participate is $25. February 23, 2015
$29M of City's Sewer Investment Correcting Almost Two-Thirds of 2014 Spills
For a closer look at Clean Water 2020, click "Read More." February 21, 2015
Community Garden Expo
The City's Parks and Recreation Department and the Columbia Sertoma Club have partnered to sponsor a city-wide Community Garden Expo on Saturday, March 7 at MLK Jr. Park and Community Center.
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Next Honor Flight departs May 13 from Columbia
Honor Flight South Carolina, based in Columbia, will make its 21st trip to Washington, D.C., on May 13, with stops including the National World War II Memorial. City Urges Citizens to Participate in Community Needs Survey
The City of Columbia’s Community Development Department urges citizens to give input for the Five Year Consolidated Plan by completing the 2015 Community Needs Survey.
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