Appointed Boards, Commission and Committees

Upcoming appointed board, commissions & committees will be listed here


The deadline to submit Board applications is 12 noon on the

Wednesday prior to the Council Meeting of appointment.


The City of Columbus is accepting applications to fill the upcoming Board vacancies for:

  • BOARD OF ADJUSTMENTS & APPEALS OF DEVELOPMENT CODES (1 vacancy to be made Nov. 1, 2022)
  • TREE BOARD (2 vacancies to be made December 6, 2022)
  •  GOLDEN TRIANGLE REGIONAL WASTE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY (1 vacancy to be made Jan. 3, 2023)

To apply for any current board, commission, or committee opening please click here to download application form or you may fill out an application online by clicking here.

Mail or hand-deliver applications to City Hall at the following address: Columbus City Hall, 523 Main Street, Columbus, MS 39701

  1. City Council

    Physical Address
    523 Main Street
    City Hall
    Columbus, MS 39701

    Mailing Address
    523 Main Street
    Columbus, MS 39701

    Phone: 662-328-7021
    Fax: 662-329-5173


  1. Civil Service Commission
  2. Convention & Visitors Bureau
  3. City Utilities Commission
  4. Columbus Municipal School District
  5. Columbus Housing Authority
  6. Municipal Election Commission
  7. Columbus-Lowndes Library Board
  8. Zoning Board of Adjustment & Appeals
  9. Board of Adjustment & Appeals of Development Codes
  10. Historic Preservation Commission
  11. City Planning Commission
  12. Golden Triangle Regional Waste Management Authority
  13. Tree Board
  14. Golden Triangle Airport Board
  15. Redevelopment Authority Board
  16. Golden Triangle Link Development Board
  17. Columbus Lowndes Airport Board
Civil Service Commission
Re/Appointed
Term Expires
Dr. Maxine Hall
R-07/16/2019
08/04/2023
Thomas L. Moore, Jr.
R-08/18/2020
08/18/2024
Rita Felton
A-08/16/2022
08/15/2026


Term: 4 year term

When: 2nd Thursday of every month at 5:00 p.m. in City Hall located at 523 Main Street. Contact person: Loria Porter at 245-5068.

Civil Service Commission Rules and Regulations