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Community Services


Responsibilities of the Community Services

Coordinate grant activities for the Board of County Commissioners

Columbia County is dependent upon grants to fund important programs offered by various departments. It is the responsibility of the Community Services Department to monitor these grants to ensure compliance with appropriate regulations. Further, the Community Services Department researches new grant opportunities and assists staff in preparing grant applications. The Community Services Department also manages/serves as the county contact for various grants, as needed.

Administer the Special Assessment Indigency Program

Columbia County offers the Special Assessment Indigency Program to assist qualified homeowners with the payment of special assessments charged for fire, rescue and solid waste services. Questions concerning the program and/or an application can be obtained by contacting Human Resources as 386-719-2025.

135 NE Hernando Avenue, Suite 203
Lake City, Florida 32055

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1529
Lake City, Florida 32056-1529

Phone: (386)719-2125

Fax: (386) 758-2182