City Manager


The City Manager is appointed by the City Council to direct the delivery of municipal services.


The City Manager’s Office is responsible for providing the City Council with information and implementing Council policies.

This involves administrative decision-making, provision of basic administrative support, direction, and guidance for all City departments, programs, and projects. The City Manager’s Office provides needed administrative services to all City departments for the coordination of City operations and is the focal point for the day-to-day management of the City government.

Employee of the Month Program
Nominating Instructions and Employee of the Month Nomination Form - Columbia Citizens encouraged to nominate city employees at any time.

Municipal Documents
City Charter

Columbia Municipal Code as of November 5, 2014

Ethics Ordinance

FY 2021 Budget (City's annual budget for the budget year beginning July 1, 2020, adopted June 11, 2020)

Columbia's Strategic Plan, Columbia 2020-2025-2035 (adopted 6/11/20)
Summary of Columbia 2020-2025-2035
Columbia 2020-2025-2035 (Strategic Plan)

Community Initiatives/Special Projects
East Columbia Redevelopment & Urban Renewal Plan (adopted 6/7/10)

*updated June 18, 2020



700 North Garden Street
Columbia TN 38401

Tony Massey City Manager

Tony Massey
City Manager

Thad Jablonski Assistant City Manager, CFO and City Recorder

Thad Jablonski 
Assistant City Manager, City Recorder and CFO

Liz Bermudez
Executive Secretary