2017-08-11 / News

Report for the community for Fiscal Year 2016-2017

Contributed by the City of Columbia

On August 7, the City of Columbia released the Report to the Community for Fiscal Year 2016- 17. From public safety to development corporations to utilities, the City’s Public and Media Relations Department has assembled a snapshot of the advances and improvements in all aspects of our city operations between July 1, 2016, and June 30, 2017.

“Each day staff in our city departments are working hard to keep Columbia operating effectively and efficiently. Many of our residents are not aware of all the projects and programs the City of Columbia implements within a fiscal year, and this is our way or telling our story. This reports reflects some of those highlights and accomplishments,” says City Manager Teresa Wilson.

Public and Media Relations Director Leshia Utsey says, “Each year, this report is created for the community to see the infrastructure improvements, updates in operations, and advances in service that may not make headlines but do improve the quality of life for the citizens, business owners and visitors to this city.”

Printed copies are available at the following locations:

* City Hall, 1737 Main Street

*Washington Square, 1136 Washington Street

*Lady Street, 1225 Lady Street

* Columbia Fire Department, 1800 Laurel Street

* Columbia Police Department, 1 Justice Square

*Eau Claire Payment Center, 3907 Ensor Avenue

* Drew Wellness Center, 2102 Walker Solomon Way

Public and Media Relations will also coordinate a distribution process with the Columbia Council of Neighborhoods (CCN). Copies will be provided during the monthly CCN meeting in August in order for neighborhood presidents to have access to the reports for residents in their communities.

A report has of the Community Fiscal Year 2016- 17 video is at www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOAduax6mwA.

For more information about the reports, contact the Public and Media Relations Department 803-534-3020 or via email at pio@columbiasc.net.

Citizens are encouraged to visit the city’s website at www.columbiasc.net and follow the City of Columbia on various social media platforms including: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.

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