The final plat of the Parkside Estates development was approved Monday by the Columbia City Council with a 4-2 vote.
Columbia residents shared their opinions Monday during an open house about the proposed sales tax increase that would fund transportation improvements in Boone County and throughout the state.
The Columbia City Council is scheduled to act during its Monday night meeting on a referendum petition designed to repeal a downtown student-housing development agreement. The petition has still not been ruled valid.
The Parkside Estates development will come before the council Monday for a vote on the revised final plat.
The task force passed its third recommendation at Wednesday's meeting, saying the Highsteppers, a local drill team, should "receive more robust support from the city."
Lisa Ballenger, who is now the deputy recorder, is one of three employees of the recorder's office who are candidates for the position.
Petitioners turned in a referendum petition Monday designed to repeal Opus Development Co.'s amended agreement with the city.
The proposal would allow construction of secondary homes on some lots zoned for duplexes.
A lawsuit was filed against the city of Columbia on Friday. Residents are concerned the Parkside Estates development is affecting the water quality in Rock Bridge Memorial State Park.
The celebration's timing will give locavores-to-be ample time to get more involved this growing season.
Opus Development Co.'s downtown student housing project has undergone many changes and challenges. The Missourian breaks down the questions surrounding the issue.
City Counselor Nancy Thompson outlined the current state of Opus Development Co.'s downtown student housing project. Thompson said the city will know more before the next council meeting on June 16.
The Columbia City Council on Monday night voted unanimously to approve two sewer projects that are intended to address sewer problems in 87 homes.
Columbia City Council met to discuss the terms and planning of the upcoming November ballot and future ballots.
Columbia Water and Light released the report in March. It outlines Columbia Water and Light's energy purchases.
Columbia City Clerk Sheela Amin has verified that petitioners have gathered enough signatures to repeal the city's first agreement with Opus Development Co. However, the new petition has not been fully validated yet.
City Council asked the Downtown Leadership Council to address public image and trust issues surrounding downtown development. The council's primary recommendation was to ask for a public apology and clarification from Mike Matthes.
Robert White, owner of the land near Columbia Regional Airport, wants $50,000 per acre, $42,000 more than the city offered.
The letter, signed by attorney Josh Oxenhandler on behalf of a citizens group, says that Columbia City Council has circumvented the city charter in its handling of a development agreement for the student housing project.
The Boone County Republican Central Committee is trying find a replacement recorder of deeds candidate after Wes Upchurch was deemed ineligible to run because he didn't pay his state taxes.