Under the direction of the City Administrator, the Administration Department is responsible for the general management of all municipal operations.

The Administration Department works to ensure that residents’ and business owners’ needs are effectively met in a timely manner to enhance the quality of life for all Columbia residents.

Department Employees

To contact department employees directly, please click on the "Directory" link located at the bottom of the Contact Us section of this page. 

City Administrator

The City Administrator is the chief administrative officer for the City and is appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the City Council. This Administrator oversees and coordinates the day-to-day operations of all City departments, with the exception of the City Clerk’s office. In addition, the City Administrator manages the operations of Human Resources and acts as the City's Health Officer. 

Director of Information Technology

The Director of Information Technology is responsible for the planning, development, coordination and implementation of all municipal technology, information services and telecommunications.

Assistant to the City Administrator

The Assistant to the City Administrator is responsible for the communications and public relations for the City and assists in the administration, coordination and implementation of governmental functions and special programs.