The Parks Maintenance Department is responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of 18.64 acres of land that is used for public park purposes and park construction projects.
Funding is primarily from state revenue sharing, in lieu of tax revenues, grants, engraved brick proceeds, donations and miscellaneous revenue.
The Parks Department is currently staffed by the Public Works Superintendent, Micah Rogers, and three Utility Workers. The Public Works Superintendent is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations and the development of the City parks, and for supervising the park maintenance staff. The department can be reached by calling (503) 366-0454 and their mailing address is PO Box 189, Columbia City, OR 97018. The City Shop is located at 1755 2nd Place.
The City has an active Parks Committee, and they meet as needed. Parks Committee Meeting Minutes are available on-line.