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Mayor Skip Henderson in the mayoral office

Mayor Skip Henderson

Mayor Skip Henderson is the 70th Mayor of Columbus, Georgia. On behalf of our City Council and over 3,000 City Employees Welcome to Columbus, Georgia a great place to live, do business, work and play.Columbus Consolidated Government is Georgia's first consolidated government, and is proud to serve as a model for other local governments across the nation. The City of Columbus merged with Muscogee County in 1971, creating a streamlined system that provides a very high level of citizen services at a very low per capita cost. Columbus is visitor and business friendly.


portrait of City Manager Isiah Hugley

City Manager Isaiah Hugley

The city manager is responsible for planning, directing and supervising the activities of all City employees. He develops, implements and administers the policies of the City, manages and controls functions of City departments and performs duties and functions relative to a wide range of City programs and functions. The city manager ensures that City ordinances, resolutions and regulations are executed and enforced. He develops and administers the City Council meeting agenda, promotes continuous improvement in service delivery and identifies and responds to community needs. The city manager promotes public/private partnerships that contribute to sustained economic development and a high quality of life. He focuses on smart growth and a strong financial profile that contribute to sustaining Columbus as the second largest city in Georgia, because we do amazing things.

Top 50 Cities for Fit Lifestyles

Columbus ranked 48th, in Georgia, for offering residents and visitors access to a variety of outdoor activities that promote an active lifestyle.

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