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 […]

The Loop Awarded Federal Grant to Support Local Manufacturing

The Business Loop Community Improvement District (CID) is one of six organizations in the nation selected to receive technical assistance tailored to help Columbia identify and support local, small-scale manufacturing along the Business Loop Corridor. This type of manufacturing is locally-based and focused on the production of tangible, artisan goods. […]

Central Neighborhood Community Unity Meeting

June 28, 2018 , 6:00 pm Progressive Missionary Baptist Church, 702 Banks Ave. Meeting Facilitator: Tim Teddy AGENDA Welcome and Respect Agreement Old Business • Public Art Committee update • Update on City projects: bike boulevard, Sexton Traffic calming • Ridgeway alleys and CLT homes on Third Avenue New Business […]

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

The City of Columbia provides a safe way to dispose of, and in many cases recycle, materials that can be harmful to our environment. This Saturday, September 2, is the next drop-off day. Household Hazardous Waste Collection is the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month April through November from […]

Chip and Seal Begins Monday, June 24

City crews plan to chip seal Business Loop 70, from Creasy Springs Road to Stadium Boulevard on Monday, July 24, weather permitting. Motorists, nonmotorized transportation users and pedestrians should exercise caution in these areas while crews are working. Minor delays may occur. The work is part of the 2017 Pavement Management […]

Bike Marking Survey

Columbia Public Works is asking the public to view experimental bike pavement markings at four Columbia intersections and then take an online survey. The experimental bike markings are currently located on the northbound and southbound approaches of Garth and Broadway, Garth and Worley, West Boulevard and Worley, and West Boulevard […]

MKT-Parkade Bike Boulevard Update

The MKT to Parkade Bike Boulevard is moving along and we’ve got an update for you. The city is submitting the plans to MODOT this week and if they have no additional comments, the project will go out to bid in mid to late June. Any construction would start in September […]