New Police Substation on The Loop

A new Columbia Police Department substation is now open at the Boone Electric Cooperative headquarters, 1413 Range Line Street. With this new substation, there are now five Police substations throughout Columbia. The substations provide spaces where officers assigned to work in that area can meet with residents to discuss any […]

Bocce Courts now at Cosmo Park!

Columbia Parks and Recreation will host a grand opening ceremony for the new bocce courts at Cosmo Park, 1615 Business Loop 70 West, on Wednesday, July 10 at 5:15 p.m. Bocce, also known as Italian lawn bowling, is one of the most widely played games in the world and is […]

John Glascock named Columbia city manager

The Columbia City Council announced Monday, July 15 that they selected John Glascock to fill the role as Columbia’s next city manager. Earlier this year, the City Council authorized CPS HR Consulting to conduct an aggressive engagement process to gather information regarding the leadership characteristics, knowledge, and skills that the […]

City Budget Meetings

Columbia City Manager John Glascock will deliver the annual budget message for fiscal year 2020 on Friday, July 26 at 10:30 a.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 701 E. Broadway. Residents are encouraged to attend and learn more about the proposed budget which will cover the time […]

Meet the City Manager Candidates

After a comprehensive recruitment process that garnered 33 candidates from across the nation, Mayor Brian Treece announced that the Columbia City Council has narrowed the field to two finalists who have been invited to participate in an on-site interview process scheduled for July 10 and 11. On July 10, the […]

Arbor Day Tree Give Away

Join the City of Columbia TreeKeeper volunteers and Parks & Recreation Forestry staff for their annual Arbor Day Tree Give Away! Trees will be given away starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 6 at the Columbia Farmer’s Market, Parkade Plaza location. The trees are bare root seedlings. The trees […]

City Manager Search

The City of Columbia invites community members to provide their input on the values and attributes that are desired in Columbia’s next city manager. The public involvement process is important so all voices are heard. Every Columbia resident is welcome to share their thoughts on personal and professional characteristics they’d […]

Neighborhood Park Fun Day

Join us on October 10 at Downtown Optimist Park for a Neighborhood Park Fun Day! Set aside an evening for fun and get to know your neighbors. Variety of activities and games provided, bring a picnic, blanket and lawn chairs! Block parties will feature additional entertainment and a job fair. […]

Mayor’s Climate Protection Awards

Nominate a local climate advocate! Each year, the City of Columbia hosts the Mayor’s Climate Protection Agreement (MCPA) awards to recognize local businesses and organizations for taking action in their own operations to reduce environmental impacts, champion sustainable practices and promote a culture of environmental responsibility. With categories including Environmental […]