Advertisement of vacancies on various boards and commissions

May 16, 2021

The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.

Columbia Prepares Advisory Committee

Seeking to fill seven (7) vacancies

The purpose of Columbia Prepares Advisory Committee is to provide increased transparency in the implementation of CDBG-MIT funds; inform the community at large and other stakeholders of mitigation projects and strategies; improve the community’s understanding of the importance of hazard mitigation activities and projects to the health and well-being of all residents; solicit and respond to public questions, comment and input on the City’s mitigation activities; serve as on on-going public forum to continuously inform Columbia’s CDBG-MIT project and programs. Term- 2 years. 

Design/ Development Review Commission (DDRC)

Seeking to fill two (2) vacancies.

Applicants must have experience as architect and architectural historian. The purpose of the Design/Development Review Commission (DDRC) is to review and approve work proposed within the City’s historic districts, urban design areas, and upon designated landmarks. Term – 3 years.

Midlands Authority for Conventions, Sports, and Tourism (MACST)

Seeking to fill one (1) vacancy

The mission of the Midlands Authority for Conventions Sports and Tourism includes: directing and managing the activities and mission of the Columbia Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau; Overseeing the development and operation of the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center under a long-term management agreement for the benefit of the Governmental Entities: City of Columbia, Lexington County and Richland County; Directing and managing the activities and mission of the Columbia Regional Sports Council; and Directing and managing the operation of the Columbia Regional Visitors Center.- Term- 3 years

Deadline –Applications are due no later than May 19, 2021 at 5pm.


For applications and more information contact Ashley Jenkins at (803) 545-3026 or send a request to [email protected] You can also visit our website at to download an application.