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(706) 225-4087 - MAIN NUMBER

Office Hours:
8:00am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday

Government Center
100 10th Street
5th Floor Tower
Columbus, GA 31901   - Googlemaps


  • Tax Digest and 5 Year Levy History
  • SPLOST project update
  • Alarm Permits
  • Budget Books
  • Annual Comprehensive Financial Report
  • How to get a Business License
  • Monthly Financials
  • Vendor Registration



The Mayor and Council of the Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, do hereby announce that the millage rate will be set at a meeting to be held at the City Services Center, 3111 Citizens Way, Columbus, Georgia 31906 on June 21, 2022 at 9:00 AM for the first reading and June 28, 2021 at 5:30 PM for the second reading and, pursuant to the requirements of O.C.G.A. 48-5-32, do hereby publish the following presentation of the current year's tax digest and levy, along with the history of the tax digest and levy for the past five years. The millage rate consists of the Maintenance and Operating (M&O) levy.

Notice of Property Tax Increase «« UPDATE
The Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia, has tentatively adopted a 2022 millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes in Urban Services Taxing District 1, 5, 6, & 7 and Urban Services Taxing District 2. All concerned citizens are invited to the public hearings on this tax increase to be held at the City Services Center on June 14th and June 21st.    »» Official Notice of Property Tax Increase

Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax «« UPDATE
In compliance with section 48-8-122 of the Official Code of Georgia, the Columbus Consolidated Government is required to publish a simple report for the projects funded by the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST).    »» SPLOST Projects Summary

Mission Statement
To maintain the Consolidated Government's financial stability through sound financial and management practices. We are committed to the highest standards of accountability, accuracy, timeliness, professionalism and innovation in providing financial services to our internal and external customers

Department Profile
The Finance Department consists of the following divisions: Financial Administration, Accounting, Revenue, Financial Planning, Purchasing, and Cash Management. The Finance Department manages the day-to-day financial functions of the Columbus Consolidated Government to include budgeting, investments, revenue collection, cash management, debt administration and financial reporting.

Director of Finance - Angelica Alexander

Administrative Coordinator - Glen Arrington

Financial Analyst - Audrey Battle

Federal ARP Administrator - Sherita Wiggins

Grant Manager and Financial Analyst - Lesia Johnson


Accounting   (706) 225-4087

Accounting Manager - Jody Davis

Financial Reporting
Senior Accountant - Karen Thompson
Grant Accountant - Randy King

Payroll Supervisor - Francesca Dye
Payroll Specialist - Amanda Sharpe
Payroll Specialist - Vacant

Accounts Payable
Accounts Payable Technician - Crystal Funchess
Accounts Payable Technician - Jenifer Woodard
Accounts Payable Technician - Vacant


Cash Management   (706) 225-4087

Investment Officer - Denise Brown

Accounting Technician - Monica Jackson


Financial Planning   (706) 225-4087

Assistant Finance Director - Nicholas Clinkscales

Budget and Management Analyst - Vacant
Budget and Management Analyst - Shannel Johnson
Budget and Management Analyst - Anthony Montgomery


Purchasing   (706) 225-4087     FAX(706) 225-3033

Purchasing Manager - Andrea McCorvey

Buyer Specialist - Della Lewis, CPPB
Buyer I - Patti Postorino
Buyer I - Sandra Chandler
Buyer I - Heather Biddle
Purchasing Technician - Terence Smith
Purchasing Technician - Vicki Forrest


Revenue Division   (706) 225-4100

City Services Building, 1st floor
3111 Citizens Way
Columbus, GA 31907 - Googlemaps

Revenue Manager - Yvonne Ivey

Business Licenses   (706) 225-4100, Option 1
Occupational Tax Supervisor - Erika Tatum
Customer Service Technician - Tashalen Fears
Customer Service Technician - Ebony Scott
Customer Service Technician - Vacant
Auditor - Vacant
Auditor - Fernando Verdree

Collections   (706) 225-4100, Option 2
Collections Supervisor - Allen Young
Collections Technician - Christi McClellan
Collections Technician - Vivian DuPriest
Collections Technician - Michael Wooddell