Filing Period for Municipal Elections Announced
The Filing Period for Municipal Elections began on Monday, August 14 at noon. The offices for election this year are: Mayor, Councilmember At-Large, Councilmember District 1 and Councilmember District 4. The deadline to file is Friday, September 8 at noon.
Section of Windsor Lake Boulevard Closed
The SC Department of Transportation is closing a section of Windsor Lake Boulevard to work on a I-77 bridge. Traffic in the area will be rerouted and the construction is expected to last through the end of October.
Columbia City Serve
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin and the City of Columbia to host Columbia City Serve in October. The deadline to submit a proposal is August 31.
2017 Mayor's Walk Against Domestic Violence
Registration is now underway for the 2017 Mayor's Walk Against Domestic Violence. The walk will be held on Saturday, Oct. 7 at Finlay Park beginning at 10 a.m. The Information Fair begins at 8 a.m. and the Purple Rally begins at 9 a.m.
Vacancies on Various Boards and Commissions
The Food Policy Committee and the Riverbanks Park Commission each have a vacancy. Applications are now being accepted from individuals interested in serving on committees. The deadline to submit an application is August 25 at 5 p.m.
#LoveColumbia Photo Challenge
The City of Columbia will once again host the #LoveColumbia Photo Challenge. Since 2014, citizens have been encouraged to take pictures of landscapes, structures, buildings or historical monuments and post them to their social media pages with the hashtag #LoveColumbia. The contest deadline is Sept. 16.
Protective Measures Against Mosquitoes
You can reduce your risks of contracting West Nile by protecting yourself from mosquito bites.