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May 25, 2017
City Offices to Close in Observance of Memorial Day
City of Columbia offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2017 in observance of Memorial Day.May 25, 2017
City Pools, Splash Pads Open Memorial Day Weekend
The City of Columbia swim season will begin on Saturday, May 27 for Maxcy Gregg Pool, Greenview Pool and spray pools/splash pads.May 24, 2017
Mayor Benjamin to Make Major Announcement About 100% Clean Energy
Mayor Steve Benjamin is one of 26 mayors from across the United States who has joined with the Sierra Club’s Ready for 100 campaign to announce a new effort.May 24, 2017
Boil Water Advisory | Building 14 and Building 10 of Richland Memorial
The City of Columbia Water Works advises the water customers of Building 14 and Building 10 of Richland Memorial on 5 Medical Park Rd, to boil their water for at least one (1) full minute May 23, 2017
Animal Services’ 9th Annual Fill the Red Truck Event Brings in Major Donations
The City of Columbia Animal Services Division held its 9th annual Fill the Red Truck fundraiser on Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21. May 23, 2017
Columbia Gets a “Quick Start” to Achieving STAR Certification
over 50 city staff and community members from Columbia, SC gathered at the EdVenture Children’s Museum to participate in a workshop held by the Public Works Department for the City of Columbia. May 23, 2017
Commercial Revolving Loan Fund Committee Meeting Agenda for Wednesday, May 24, 2017
The Commercial Revolving Loan Fund Committee (CRLF) meeting will be held at the Office of Business Opportunities " First Floor Conference Room, 1225 Lady St. on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 10:00 a.mMay 22, 2017
Mayor Benjamin to host press conference for USCM Childhood Obesity Prevention grant
: Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin accepted the 2017 United States Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) Childhood Obesity Prevention Award in January in Washington, D.C.May 22, 2017
Mayor Benjamin to host Bike with the Mayor on May 30 for Bike Month
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin will continue his Move with the Mayor program with Bike with the Mayor at 6:30 p.m. on May 30.May 22, 2017
City Council to Receive Update from IT-oLogy
Members of the Columbia City Council will receive an update on IT-oLogy’s impactful programs for K-12 & adult learners on Monday, May 22 at 9:00 a.m.at IT-ology.May 20, 2017
Boil Water Advisory | College St. between Sumter St. and Pendleton St. College St.
The City advises the water customers of College St. between Sumter St. and Pendleton St. to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking. May 19, 2017
Mayor Steve Benjamin Issues Statement Regarding Additional Disaster Recovery Funding
Mayor Steve Benjamin shared his reaction to an announcement today that South Carolina will receive additional disaster recovery funding. May 19, 2017
Mayor Benjamin to host press conference for USCM Childhood Obesity Prevention grant
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin accepted the 2017 United States Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) Childhood Obesity Prevention Award in January in Washington, D.C.May 17, 2017
City Recognizes National Homeownership Month
For the month of June, the City will recognize National Homeownership Month. The City strives to provide safe, decent and affordable housing and economic opportunities for families all over Columbia. May 17, 2017
City of Columbia Honored as 2017 Playful City USA Community
National non-profit KaBOOM! is honoring the City of Columbia with a 2017 Playful City USA designation for the fourth consecutive year. May 15, 2017
City and CEZ Announce Plans for Busby Street Community Resource and Training Complex
The Busby Street Community Resource & Training Complex is an 8+ acre site and will provide a perfect venue for business, training/educational and community residents to gather for meetings May 15, 2017
Economic and Community Development Committee
On Tuesday, May 16, 2017, The Economic and Community Development Committee will conduct a meeting at 10:30 a.m. on the 2nd floor Conference Room.May 14, 2017
Boil Water Advisory | River Dr. and Pearl St.
The City advises the water customers of River Dr. from Lucius Rd. to Edgefield St. and Pearl St. from River Dr. to Hart St, to boil their water (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking.May 14, 2017
Traffic Advisory | 6” water main break.
The City of Columbia Water Works is notifying the water customers of River Dr. from Lucius Rd. to Edgefield St. and Pearl St. from River Dr. to Hart St., of a 6” water main break. May 12, 2017
​City Community Development to Host Homebuyer Workshop
The City's Community Development Department will host a Homebuyer Workshop on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Earlewood Park, located at 1111 Parkside Dr., from 9 AM " 1 PMMay 11, 2017
Empowerment Zone Announce Busby Street Community Center and Training Complex
City of Columbia Empowerment Zone will announce an unveiling of the design of Busby Street Community Resource & Training ComplexMay 11, 2017
City of Columbia designated a Bicycle Friendly Community
The City has been designated as a Bicycle Friendly Community at the Bronze level by the League of American Bicyclists. s;May 10, 2017
Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine Is Celebrating the Women in Your Lives
The Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine will be commemorating the first ever Columbia Women’s Day. The celebration will take place on Friday, May 12, 2017.AnchorMay 10, 2017
HISTORIC WOOD SIDING REPAIR AND PAINTING WORKSHOP
oin the City of Columbia’s Planning and Parks and Recreation staff from 9am to 12pm on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Little Red Schoolhouse (312 Laurel Street) at Riverfront Park South.May 10, 2017
Fill the Red Truck
The Animal Services Department needs help filling up their red truck. Animal lovers are encouraged to drop off pet supplies at the corner of Heyward and Holly Street from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.May 09, 2017
Boil Water Advisory | 1300 Block of Blossom from Bull St. to Sumter St
The City of advises the water customers of 1300 Block of Blossom from Bull St. to Sumter St. to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking.May 08, 2017
Columbia is a flagship city for nation-wide Life is a Cycle bike event
Life is a Cycle is an event for anyone who has ever been curious about bike commuting. Life is a Cycle is a rare opportunity to experience active transportation in a group setting. May 08, 2017
The City of Columbia Celebrates Public Service Recognition Week
The City's Public Service Recognition Week is from May 7 to May 13, 2017. We would like to honor the public servants from all departments who have contributed to the improvement of the City. May 08, 2017
City Offices to Close in Observance of Memorial Day
City of Columbia offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2017 in observance of Memorial Day. May 05, 2017
Boil Water Advisory | North Springs Dr. and from Summit Centre Dr. to North Springs
The City advises the water customers of North Springs Dr. and from Summit Centre Dr. to North Springs Dr, to vigorously boil their water for at least one minute prior to drinking or cookingMay 04, 2017
Board of Zoning Appeals Agenda
The Board of Zoning Appeals will meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at City Hall (Council Chambers), 1737 Main Street, 3rd Floor. May 04, 2017
​Office of Business Opportunities Welcomes Nearly 200 Local Business Owners
Nearly 200 small business owners gathered at the Office of Business Opportunities’ 5th Annual Small Business Week Conference today at the Columbia Metropolitan Center. May 02, 2017
​Busby Street Project Announcement and Design Unveiling
The City of Columbia & The Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc. cordially invites you to the project announcement for Busby Street Community Resource & Training Complex.May 02, 2017
Boil Water Advisory | Corrections on 4446 Broad River Rd.
The City advises the water customers of Department of Corrections on 4446 Broad River Rd, to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking. May 01, 2017
Board/Commission Openings
For applications and more information, you can also visit our website at http://www.columbiasc.net/boards-commissions to download an application. May 01, 2017
City Kicks-Off National Small Business Week
City of Columbia along with the Columbia Chamber kicked-off National Small Business Week this morning at the Columbia Chamber.May 01, 2017
City Council Agenda | Tuesday, May 2, 2017
On Tuesday, May 2, 2017, the Columbia City Council will conduct a Work Session at 12:00 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Conference Room and a Council Meeting at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers. May 01, 2017
City’s Pet of the Week: Meet Harmony! (ID#235051)
Meet Animal Services’ new Pet of the Week Harmony. She is 2-year-old lab mix with a tan coat.April 29, 2017
Water Customers of Virginia street from Hamrick Avenue to Olympia Avenue
City advises the water customers of Virginia street from Hamrick Avenue to Olympia Avenue, to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking. April 28, 2017
​City Celebrates National Preservation Month in May
May is National Preservation Month! The National Trust for Historic Preservation created Preservation Week in 1971 to spotlight local preservation efforts in America.
 
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