Mayor Bob McDavid has announced a 20-member panel to raise awareness about the city's proposed improvements to Columbia's sewer system.
The energy requirements were part of an update to the city's building code passed Monday night.
The Columbia City Council plans to hire a consultant to help map out new zoning rules for downtown.
One potential source of funding for Columbia Transit might a transportation utility fee. But the idea, adding a fee of $2 to $4 per month to city utility bills, could also adversely affect low-income households.
At Monday's meeting, the City Council will have a chance to accept or amend proposed changes to energy efficiency standards for building codes.
The Mayor's Task Force on Community Violence decided at its meeting Wednesday to put its initial focus on researching problems related to violence in Columbia before it proposes any recommendations or solutions.
The owner had asked for a demolition permit after the city told him the building partially stood on city land
The city of Columbia arborist has proposed hiring an urban forestry consulting firm to prepare for the impact of the emerald ash borer, an invasive beetle that attacks ash trees.
Although the Columbia City Council was only expected to approve five Columbia GetAbout projects, it was were able to fund a sixth one because of a price share program with the federal government.
The Columbia City Council approved construction of two new sidewalks on Clark Lane, The east segment and the west segment, responding to the Columbia Disabilities Commission's request.
Public comment lasted two hours at Tuesday's meeting with most speaking in opposition to the plan.
Harpo's Bar and Grill is seeking a waiver of open-container restrictions and closure of Cherry Street between Ninth and Tenth streets during four SEC home game weekends.
The original budget offered by City Manager Mike Matthes would end the city's five-year contract with the TV station.
Columbia's City Council is scheduled to parcel out $3.57 million remaining from federal grants for GetAbout Columbia projects at its Tuesday meeting. City staff has recommended funding for five projects.
The prime real estate is being graded and prepped for a mixed-use development of stores, office buildings, houses, apartments and townhouses. The retail and office space alone adds up to half the size of Columbia Mall.
With the Columbia City Council scheduled to vote on a revised proposal for a new subdivision near Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, opponents and supporters weigh in.
A public hearing will allow residents to give feedback on a proposed crosswalk and sidewalk on Garth Avenue. It will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Parkade Elementary School.
The task force will come up with research questions to address at their next meeting. Councilman Michael Trapp said after the meeting he would like to see official recognition that there is a gang problem in Columbia.
Residents of the First Ward were the primary attendees of the meeting at the Daniel Boone City Building, where First Ward Councilman Fred Schmidt and other department heads spoke about issues concerning the area.
The group's first meeting is scheduled for Wednesday. It will be open to the public.