January 24, 2013
An alternative three-tier student transportation plan was presented Thursday morning to the Columbia School Board. This draft was presented for discussion purposes and is likely to be extensively revised.
January 22, 2013
Here is a PDF of the final report of the 911/Emergency Management Advisory Board, which was accepted by the Boone County Commission on Tuesday morning.
January 17, 2013
Here is a PDF of the job description for the division director position in the College of Education.
Here is a PDF of the CV for Matthew Burns, who is a finalist for the position of division executive director at the MU College of Education.
January 16, 2013
Here is a PDF of the Missouri Ethics Commission's findings in a 2002 case in which Mark Jones was fined $2,500 for violations of campaign finance laws.
January 15, 2013
Here is a PDF of a staff report on the original proposal for the Parkside Estates development. The original plat appears on Page 9 of the report.
Here is a PDF of the revised plat for the proposed Parkside Estates development.
Here is a PDF of a letter from the MU Nuclear Science and Engineering Faculty to Chancellor Brady Deaton expressing its lack of confidence in MU Graduate School Dean George Justice.
January 9, 2013
This is the curriculum vitae of Larry James.
Here is a PDF of the campaign finance report filed with the Missouri Ethics Commission by Fifth Ward City Council candidate Laura Nauser.
Here is a PDF of the campaign finance report filed with the Missouri Ethics Commission by Fifth Ward City Council candidate Susan "Tootie" Burns.
Here is a PDF of the campaign finance report filed with the Missouri Ethics Commission by Fifth Ward City Council candidate Mark Jones.
January 7, 2013
A letter submitted by the attorney for Collegiate Housing Partners states that legal action will be taken if a moratorium on demolition permits is enacted after CHP purchased the Niedermeyer building site.
December 28, 2012
Here is the text of the proposed House Joint Resolution No. 7, which would ask voters to amend the Missouri Constitution to guarantee the rights to hunt, fish and farm.
December 26, 2012
Here is a graphic that shows the status of cases involving environmental health code violations identified by the city. Cases are classified as AC, active case; CL, closed case; CM, compliance; or IC, internal complaint.
Here's a look at environmental health code violations discovered by the city's Neighborhood Response Teams in 2012. Abbreviations in the legend are ONO1/ONO2/ONO3, which represent vehicle-related violations; ONO5, which represents weed violations; and ONO6, which represents problems such as trash, debris or indoor furniture outside the home.
Here's a look at the status of cases involving property maintenance code violations discovered by the city's Neighborhood Response Team in 2012. These can include broken windows, peeling paint, sagging porches and other problems. Cases are classified as AC, active cases; CL, closed cases; or CM, compliant cases.
December 6, 2012
Here is a PDF of all the emails the Missourian received in response to a Sunshine request for correspondence between and among Mayor Bob McDavid, City Manager Mike Matthes and representatives of various airlines regarding passenger air service at Columbia Regional Airport. The request sought documents from Jan. 1, 2012, through Nov. 26, 2012. A total of 160 emails, some of them repetitive, were received. The document spans 270 pages.
Here is a PDF of a presentation Columbia officials made to United Airlines representatives during an April 23 meeting in Chicago to discuss the possibility of passenger air service between Columbia Regional Airport and Chicago O'Hare International Airport. The presentation was attached to an April 18 email from City Manager Mike Matthes to Mayor Bob McDavid, MU Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services Jacquelyn Jones, and Greg Steinhoff of Veterans United Home Loans. The email can be found in a separate PDF filed with this story.