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  1. Media Release: Yard Waste Pick Up Schedule

    The Columbus Consolidated Government, Public Works Department has experienced a backlog of yard waste pick up. As a result of our backlog, yard waste pickup will have extended hours beginning, July 17th through August 10, 2019.

  2. HUD Exchange Continuunm of Care Program Competition: Funding Availability

    The Notice of Funding Availability for the Fiscal Year 2019 Continuum of Care Program Competition has been posted to the FY 2019 CoC Program Competition: Funding Availability page on the HUD Exchange website.

  3. Columbus Announced as Georgia Smart 2019 Challenge Winner

    Columbus Consolidated Government is proud to announce we will use Georgia Smart grant funding to develop “Smart” technologies for the Uptown district using Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

  4. FY20 Recommended Budget Book

    Presented by the Mayor.

  5. 2018 Police Salary Comparison

    HR Columbus Police Department 2018 Salary Comparison Chart

  6. 2018 Columbus Police Survey

    HR Columbus Police Department 2018 Police Survey

  7. Georgia House Bill 341

    All victims of slavery and human trafficking have rights and are protected by international, federal, and state law.

  8. Street Closure: 4th Annual Labor Day Classic 10K

    Road closures on September 2, 2019 starting at 7:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

  9. Street Closure:Fourth St Missionary Baptist Church Anniversary

    5th Street between 2nd Avenue and 3rd Avenue on September 21, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

  10. Street Closure: 56th GA State Meeting of the 7th District of Omega Psi Phi

    Broadway between 8th and 9th Street (West Side Only) on September 26, 2019 starting at 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.

  11. Street Closure: Tri Columbus Olympic Triathlon

    Details on closures on August 10, 2019 starting at 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

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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.


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 100 Best Places to Live!

Columbus ranked 75th in the nation for 
livability, because of its size, the diversity 
of its population, the relative youth of its 
population, and its proximity to Atlanta. 
Columbus has over sixty Parks 
for families to enjoy.

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