In observance of Christmas Holiday, Columbus Consolidated Government is closed Mon, Dec 24, 2018 - Tue, Dec 25, 2018. Normal Operating Hours should resume Wed, Dec 26, 2018.

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Upcoming Events

  • Dec

    24 - 25



  • Jan


    5:30 PM

    CANCELLED: Council Meeting - Proclamations

  • Jan


    2:00 PM

    Board of Zoning Appeals

  • Jan


    3:30 PM

    Board of Historic and Architectural Review

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Mayor Teresa Tomlinson

Mayor Tomlinson has led Columbus and its city/county government through a time of innovative transformation, reforming its budget in the face of declining revenues, improving city services, revitalizing blighted and under-utilized neighborhoods, reducing crime, increasing inclusive citizen engagement and setting a vision for unprecedented vibrancy in the state’s second largest city and the nation’s sixteenth largest consolidated government. Accomplishments during her tenure include: Columbus being named twice as one of the top fifty Best-Run Cities in America (2016 & 2017), a 39% reduction in crime rate from its height in 2009, and a 22% increase in police officer pay.

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.

Columbus Council