Press Releases
Aug 04, 2021
City Council to Hold Emergency Meeting
Please see the information below regarding an emergency City Council meeting that will be held tomorrow, Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.
Aug 04, 2021
Mayor Steve Benjamin Declares a State of Emergency for the City of Columbia in Regards to Recent Rapid Spread of COVID-19 Delta Variant
Mayor Steve Benjamin will make an emergency declaration to announce Ordinance 2021-068, declaring a state of emergency in regards to the rapid spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19.
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City Council Ratifies State of Emergency Ordinance in Regards to Recent Rise of COVID-19 Delta Variant
City Council Ratifies State of Emergency Ordinance in Regards to Recent Rise of COVID-19 Delta Variant
Columbia City Council held a emergency meeting at Busby Street Community Center to ratify a state of emergency ordinance regarding the recent rise and spread of COVID-19 delta variant.
City of Columbia Municipal Election
City of Columbia Municipal Election
The filing period for the November 2, 2021 Municipal Election opened on yesterday, Monday, August 2, 2021 at noon and closes on Friday, August 13, 2021 at noon.
City of Columbia Receives Two SC OSHA Safety Awards
City of Columbia Receives Two SC OSHA Safety Awards
The City of Columbia Public Works Department and Public Administration Department were recognized as recipients for their outstanding safety performance at the 2021 Safety Achievement Awards.
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
Advertisement of Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
Office of Business Opportunities to Host Virtual Workshops
Office of Business Opportunities to Host Virtual Workshops
The Office of Business Opportunities Department will host free webinars in August. Among topics covered during the workshops include tips for sustaining a banking relationship for your business.
City’s Recreational Swim Season Schedule
City’s Recreational Swim Season Schedule
The recreational swim season for the City of Columbia’s outdoor pools and splash pads/spray pools began May 2021, the Columbia Parks & Recreation Department announced.
COVID-19 Housing Relief Fund
COVID-19 Housing Relief Fund
The City of Columbia's Housing Relief Fund program is accepting applications for assistance for low and moderate income individuals or families whose income has been negatively affected by COVID-19.
City of Columbia Lobbyist Registration
City of Columbia Lobbyist Registration
According to City Code §2-301, individuals are required to complete and submit a City of Columbia Lobbyist Registration Form, if you are employed or retained, with compensation and more.
Mayor's Corner
Mayor Steve Benjamin
Welcome to the official website of the City of Columbia! I hope that it is helpful to you, as we offer many services and attractions here in our beautiful capital city!
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City Council
City Manager
City Manager Teresa Wilson
As a municipal trailblazer, City Manager Teresa Wilson leads the executive team for South Carolina's capital city. On a daily basis, she works diligently to address the needs of residents in the community.
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Envision Columbia City Council Vision Statement