Columbia City Council to discuss Hinkson Creek agreement, rezoning proposals

Monday, April 16, 2012 | 12:43 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Michael Trapp and Barbara Hoppe will be sworn in to three-year terms on the Columbia City Council during a special meeting on Monday night. Their work this term will begin in earnest shortly afterward during a regular meeting that includes public hearings on a new agreement for dealing with Hinkson Creek pollution and a pair of rezoning requests.

Trapp and Hoppe were elected April 3 to represent the Second and Sixth wards, respectively. Trapp, who defeated Bill Pauls and Mike Atkinson by winning 44 percent of the vote, will replace Jason Thornhill, who did not seek re-election.

Hoppe defeated Bill Tillotson by garnering 63 percent of the vote to win her third term representing the Sixth Ward.

The swearing-in ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. in the council's chambers at the Daniel Boone City Building, 701 E. Broadway. Thornhill, Trapp and Hoppe each are scheduled to make comments before the council elects a new mayor pro tem. A reception will follow in Conference Room 1A/1B, and then the council will begin its regular meeting at 7 p.m.

Items on the regular meeting agenda include:

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