Columbia is the best place for everyone to live, work, learn and play.
To serve the public through democratic, transparent and efficient government
Our Core Values
- Service – We exist to provide the best possible service to all.
- Communication – We listen and respond with clear, compassionate and timely communication.
- Continuous Improvement – We value excellence through planning, learning and innovative practices.
- Integrity – Our employees are ethical, fair, honest and responsible.
- Teamwork – We achieve results by valuing diversity and partnerships within our own organization and the community.
- Stewardship – We are responsible with the resources the community entrusts to us.
- Economy: Jobs That Support Families
- Social Equity: Improving The Odds For Success
- Public Safety: Safe Wherever You Live, Work, Learn and Play
- Infrastructure: Connecting The Community
- Operational Excellence: High-Level Service From Engaged Employees