Nominate a Climate Champion

The City of Columbia is no accepting nominations for the 2020 Mayor’s Climate Protection Agreement Awards. The City of Columbia passed the Mayor’s Climate Protection Agreement (MCPA) awards (R 75-14) in 2014. The program was created to recognize the efforts of local business and organizations who take action in their […]

Neighborhood Leadership Academy

The City of Columbia Community Development Department and University of Missouri Extension are pleased to announce the 2020 Neighborhood Leadership Academy. The Academy aims to give you the tools and strategies for better engaging in your neighborhoods by providing education on advocacy, mobilizing resources, building social capital, and much more. […]

Meet the New Deputy City Manager

The public is invited to a meet and greet with the City’s new Deputy City Manager De’Carlon Seewood and new Finance Director Matthew Lue on Monday, Dec. 2. There will be two times for members of the community to meet and visit with Seewood and Lue on Monday, a morning […]

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 […]