Most Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Where can I find more information on the Stormwater fee?

  • How Can I Qualify For A Credit Against My Fee?

  • Why is a Stormwater Utility Necessary?

  • What is Columbia County's Tax ID Number?

  • What is the County's fiscal year?

  • Who is the County's independent auditor and how can I obtain a copy of the audit report?

  • What is Columbia County's Millage Rate and how is it established?

  • What is the County's annual budget and how can I obtain a copy of it?

  • What is the County's bond rating and who determines this rating?

  • What are contingency funds?

  • What is the difference between the incorporated and unincorporated areas of the County?

  • Who do I contact to redeem a Columbia County bond? (example: 1984 Water & Sewer bond that matured in 1990)

  • What is Columbia County's operating reserve?

  • How do I apply for a vacancy with Columbia County?

  • When will I be contacted?

  • What types of benefits does Columbia County offer?

  • Where can I find Columbia County Government Job Vacancy information?

  • Will additions or renovations increase the value of my property?

  • What department is in charge of spraying for mosquitoes?

  • How can I tell the difference between a sewer and a storm drain?

  • Who is responsible for the mowing of right-of-way in the County?

  • Our street light is out or is obstructed by tree limbs. Who do I call?

  • Who should I contact to discuss traffic signing on our street?

  • What if I have objections about a bid?

  • Where can I obtain Specifications/Requirements for a BID/RFP?

  • Where can I direct questions about a BID or RFP that is posted on the website?

  • How do I know when a bid has been advertised?

  • How can I be added to your vendor list?

  • How can I view Columbia County's Bids On-Line?

  • A tree fell across the stream behind my house. The stream also has a lot of trash and weeds in it and needs to be cleaned out. Who is in charge?

  • I need to have a driveway installed. What is the procedure to do so?

  • Which roads are not maintained by the County?

  • What is the procedure for reporting damage to a vehicle caused by rocks or other objects coming from a county vehicle?

  • Why am I being charged a stormwater fee?

  • How is the Service Fee Calculated?

  • Who is the Service Fee billed to?