City Manager’s Spotlight on April 2015
The City Manager’s Spotlight provides details about what is happening in the City of Columbia in an effort to keep citizens informed about City operations. The City Manager’s Spotlight on April 2015 reflects on the National Telecommunicators Week, IDA Program, Utility Billing Migration Project, Earth Day 2015, OBO’s How to Land a Government Contract Workshop and more.
Summer Youth Basketball League Registration Open
The City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for its Summer Youth Basketball League. Children ages 8-18 can play in the summer league. The fee to participate is $25 per participant. The last day to register is Friday, May 29, 2015.
Columbia Police Department's 2015 Fan the Heat Program
Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook announced that the Columbia Police Department is now accepting donations for the Annual ‘Fan the Heat’ Program. CPD will be collecting fans, air conditioning units and financial contributions for worthy citizens from Tuesday, May 26 until Monday, August 31. The program is primarily designed for senior citizens, residents with medical concerns/ disabilities and families with small children.
Summer Movies Series Returns in June
The City of Columbia’s Summer Movies Series returns to Riverfront Park beginning Friday, June 5, 2015. Movies will be held on Friday nights during June and July.
The City of Columbia is Now Accepting Online Payments for Parking Citations
The City of Columbia Parking Services Department is working with T2 Systems and South Carolina Interactive to develop a real time payment system which offers those receiving citations to pay them online within minutes of receiving them.
City of Columbia’s Social Media Photo Challenge Returns
The #LoveColumbia social media photo challenge is open to local residents and photos must be taken within the City of Columbia limits. The photos can display images of landscapes, structures, buildings, historical monuments, etc. that represent citizens’ love for Columbia. The hashtag, “#LoveColumbia,” must be included on all submissions to be considered for entry. Submissions will be accepted May 1 – 31, 2015.
Columbia Animal Services to Celebrate National Pet Month
The City’s Columbia Animal Shelter will celebrate National Pet Month by offering adoption specials and hosting events throughout May.