Maintain positive relationships between the City of Columbia, the U.S. Navy, and the crew of the U.S.S. Columbia, as well as the cities of Columbia, Illinois, and Columbia, South Carolina, as it pertains to the U.S.S. Columbia. Appointments to this nine member task force are made by the Mayor and there are no term limits. In addition to the nine members appointed by the Mayor, the President of Columbia College shall appoint one non-voting ex-officio member and the Commanding Officer of the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) program on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus shall appoint one non-voting ex-officio member.
R32-16 - Establishing a Mayor's Task Force on the U.S.S. Columbia.