City of Columbia to hold neighborhood congress event

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 | 1:43 p.m. CDT; updated 3:49 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, October 16, 2012

COLUMBIA — Citizens will get a chance to speak to local politicians at a neighborhood congress on Oct. 23, according to a news release from the Columbia Community Development Department.

The event will be hosted by the Community Development Department and University of Missouri Extension at the Activity and Recreation Center and will begin with an information fair from 4:30 to 6 p.m. about city programs and services.

The following City Council members will be available during that time: Michael Trapp, Ward 2; Gary Kespohl, Ward 3; Daryl Dudley, Ward 4; and Barbara Hoppe, Ward 6.

In addition to the City Council members, Mayor Bob McDavid will be available from 5 to 6 p.m.

A discussion on affordable housing issues will be held from 6 to 8 p.m.

Supervising editor is Emilie Stigliani.

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