Press Releases
May 07, 2021
Affordable Housing Task Force | May 11, 2021
The Affordable Housing Task Force will be meeting on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.
May 06, 2021
Mayor Steve Benjamin Issues Statement Regarding May 6 School Bus Incident
Mayor Benjamin has issued this statement in regards to the incident this morning when an armed suspect took over a Richland County School District 2 school bus with children on board.
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Neighborhood Safety Training Session Scheduled
Neighborhood Safety Training Session Scheduled
City of Columbia Community Development Department Presents All Access Columbia Virtual Training Discussing Safeguarding Your Neighborhoods “The Project Safe Neighborhoods Program”
City’s Parks and Recreation Department Online Registration is Now Open
City’s Parks and Recreation Department Online Registration is Now Open
The Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce that it has begun accepting registration and payments online for activities, programs and rentals on May 3, 2021.
City of Columbia Opens First Parklet
City of Columbia Opens First Parklet
The City of Columbia is celebrating the addition of our first public parklet, an outdoor space placed in a parking space with public seating for all to use!
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.
City of Columbia Municipal Court to Begin Spring Forward Amnesty Program
City of Columbia Municipal Court to Begin Spring Forward Amnesty Program
The City of Columbia Municipal Court will be implementing a “Spring Forward Amnesty Program” every Friday in May.
City of Columbia Announces Second Disparity Study
City of Columbia Announces Second Disparity Study
The City of Columbia has retained the services of Keen Independent Research LLC to conduct the City’s second Disparity Study.
Free Community Vaccination Clinic in Columbia Able to Give Up to One Thousand Pfizer Shots Every Day
Free Community Vaccination Clinic in Columbia Able to Give Up to One Thousand Pfizer Shots Every Day
Hundreds of people have already received their vaccinations at the clinic, located at 7201 Two Notch Road.
Applications Are Open! 2021 Dream Big Awards
Applications Are Open! 2021 Dream Big Awards
The Dream Big Awards celebrate the success of small businesses and honors their contributions to the growth and diversity of the U.S. economy.
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