June 21, 2013
Here is a pdf of the proposed Columbia Public Schools budget for fiscal 2013-14.
June 17, 2013
Here is a PDF of a report to the Columbia City Council regarding a Columbia Housing Authority Plan to develop affordable housing near Garth Avenue and Sexton Road. The council on Monday night considered an ordinance to donate three lots to the authority for the project.
June 13, 2013
Here is a PDF of part of the presentation the Water and Light Department staff gave to the Columbia City Council on Thursday during a work session on planned power lines for south and west Columbia.
Here is a PDF with maps of the three options the city is considering for new power line routes in south and west Columbia, along with a Water and Light Department staff report on the project.
June 5, 2013
Here is a portion of the Odle family's petition to form a transportation development district that would charge sales tax to recover the costs of infrastructure associated with their Discovery Parkway development. This portion of the petition outlines the projects the tax revenue would finance.
Here are some schematic representations of the Odle family's conceptual plan for developing property along Discovery Parkway near A. Perry Philips Park.
Here is a letter to the city from Michael Hall, the principal engineer on the Odles' Discovery Parkway development, that accompanied the conceptual plan for the project.
June 3, 2013
Here is a report to the City Council from Public Works Director John Glascock on the Providence Road and Grasslands street projects.
May 30, 2013
Here is a PDF of a PowerPoint report about an MU study regarding traffic and pedestrian safety on College Avenue.
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April 20, 2013
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April 19, 2013
Here is a PDF of the Parks and Recreation Department's landscaping and sidewalk plan for the area in front of Douglass High School.
April 16, 2013
For the “Silver and Gold,” a group of black women who grew up in the middle of a desegregating Columbia during the ’50s and ’60s, the lines of memory and friendship can’t be broken. Nearly half a century later, you can still find them together every week. Click to download an ebook version of this story.
April 15, 2013
Here is a PDF of the Columbia City Council meeting agenda for April 15.
April 11, 2013
Here is a PDF of a letter that Mark Miles, director of the State Historic Preservation Office, wrote to Brian Treece, chairman of the Columbia Historic Preservation Commission, on April 4. It outlines state officials' concerns about proposed city and state road projects on Providence Road and in the Grasslands neighborhood.
April 4, 2013
Here is a PDF of a city staff report on the Doris Overton Trust's request for annexation of a mobile home park southeast of the city limits.
March 26, 2013
Here is a PDF of the finance report filed Monday by Citizens for Effective Emergency Response, which is campaigning for approval of the three-eighths-cent 911 and emergency management tax on the April 2 ballot.