The largest project in the proposed $63.1 million bond issue is the construction of a new substation and transmission lines in southern Columbia.
The Columbia City Council will decide whether to place the nearly 200 percent increase on the April ballot.
A report outlines planned improvements that include new shelters and route changes to the city's bus system. The report will be presented at the Columbia City Council meeting on Jan. 5.
Downtown parking meter enforcement was pushed back to the hours of 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feelings were mixed among drivers using the meters this weekend.
City and county officials lament the possible harm to Columbia's economy with the closure of the fairgrounds site.
New Year's Day marked the beginning of new terms of office for a Boone County associate circuit judge, a new recorder of deeds and three incumbents — presiding commissioner, auditor and prosecuting attorney.
Downtown on-street parking meter payments hours will be shifted to one hour later.
Petitioners gathered 319 verified signatures from eligible First Ward voters, surpassing the 249 signatures needed to trigger a recall election for Councilwoman Ginny Chadwick.
In DDoS attacks, sources bombard the target's server with so many requests for information that it overloads the server and renders the target's website inoperable.
The Missourian continues to track the progression of the Opus Development Co. student apartment project.
Converting Columbia's infrastructure to cellular technology was the topic of a discussion at a recent meeting of the Building Construction Codes Commission.
Grants are a possibility, but Mayor Bob McDavid and others say the city has to find a more sustainable source of revenue.
The public access television channel has faced decreased funding from the city and is looking to diversify its revenue streams.
The Columbia City Council has asked city staff to explore options for the project.
Under a new Missouri law, medical school graduates who don't get a residency will be eligible to become "assistant physicians" and can provide primary care in underserved rural and urban communities. But the devil seems to be in the details.
Keep Columbia Free is collecting signatures for petitions against City Council's decision to increase the purchasing age of tobacco and vapor products as well as banning the use of e-cigarettes indoors.
In April, Columbia voters could see a ballot with a proposed stormwater utility rate increase and an electric utility bond issue of $60 million.
Here's a look at the Columbia City Council's agenda with notes on what the council did Monday night.
The idea, which emerged from a class at Battle High School, will be introduced Monday night and go up for a vote by the Columbia City Council in January.
First Ward Councilwoman Ginny Chadwick introduced the proposals in September, and the Board of Health has endorsed it. Convenience store owners are worried the measures will hurt their businesses.