COLUMBIA — With the city’s budget season in full swing, the sputtering economy is forcing Columbia to look more closely at its finances than it has in years. At the same time, the City Council is making an effort to take more ownership of the budget.
Today's Question: Is it time for Columbia to pay for more City Council staff or a stipend for members?
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