Council members react to forum, mayor's abrupt Facebook announcement

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 | 7:15 p.m. CDT; updated 7:36 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, August 14, 2013

COLUMBIA — Exactly where the conversation about staffing in the Columbia Police Department will go is a mystery to members of the City Council after Mayor Bob McDavid withdrew his support early Wednesday for a property tax increase that would pay for new officers.