Parking Garage Camera Upgrades

Photos of City Parking GaragesThe City of Columbia Public Works Department is currently seeking community input on plans to upgrade cameras in City-owned parking garages. More information about the City’s six parking garages is available at City Parking Garages.

Project design includes:

  • Conversion of analog camera system to an IP system, which will allow for a clearer video images, centralized staff access to video footage and increased security for all City-owned parking garages.
  • Additional cameras at the entrances and exits of all City-owned parking garages to support the transition to an automated payment system.
  • Additional cameras at the top level of the Fifth and Walnut Parking Garage for increased surveillance opportunities.

Estimated Cost:

The cost estimate for this project is $250,000.  Project funding is from the FY 2018 Parking Enterprise fund that was allocated for an FY 2019 Parking Capital Improvement Project.

Planned Installation Date:

Project installation is expected to begin in the late spring/early summer of 2019.

Project Timeline:

The City of Columbia’s project process includes the following steps:

  • An interested parties meeting is planned for Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
  • A public hearing will be held before a City Council meeting – tentatively scheduled for April 2019.
  • Project installation process begins through collaboration with City staff and Kenton Brothers Systems for Security, the designated camera upgrade project managers.

Press Release: March 13, 2019

Public Meeting: Parking Garage Camera Upgrades
Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Place: City Hall, Room 1B, 701 E. Broadway, Columbia