A staff member for Sen. Claire McCaskill will host a "Kitchen Table Talk" Tuesday in Columbia.
Under the proposed city ordinance, someone caught growing up to six marijuana plants for personal use would not be issued a criminal drug conviction, but rather a fine of $250 or less.
The Hinkson Creek Trail bridge replacement project was approved by the Columbia City Council. The Columbia Parks and Recreation Department wants to start construction this winter.
The $32.3 million sewer bond issue passed with overwhelming support Tuesday. Of the 5,667 votes cast, almost 80 percent voted in favor of the bond.
Council members cited the stance of the city Board of Health and scientific evidence for the benefits of continued fluoridation in their decision.
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Bill Weitkemper, who worked on Columbia's sewers for nearly four decades, argues that next week's $32 million bond issue focuses on the wrong areas of improvement.
Columbia's marijuana laws will be questioned Monday by two residents. Attorney Dan Viets and MU student Benton Berigan will talk about reforming the city's ordinances to decriminalize small-scale cultivation of the herb.
Boone County, which lacks a parks and recreation department, doesn't have the resources to repair the trail after flooding, said Bill Florea, a county senior planner.
A 10-year plan approved by the City Council calls for the development of 22 new neighborhood parks and 20 new or expanded trails in and around Columbia.
The Mayor's Task Force on Community Violence broke into subcommittees to analyze data from homicides in Columbia over the last five years and heard a presentation on national drivers of violence at its meeting Wednesday night.
Residents talked about the difficulty of parking downtown, and City Council member Ian Thomas pointed to the city's bus system as a solution.
The board's report on water fluoridation concludes there are no negative health effects, but Fifth Ward Councilwoman Laura Nauser said she wants more information.
Mayor Bob McDavid highlighted Crayton's legacy before leading Monday's Columbia City Council meeting in a moment of silence for the former councilwoman.
While past sewer bond issues have been more evenly split between maintaining and replacing existing sewers and extending the city's sewer lines, funds from a Nov. 5 bond issue would focus more on maintenance.
A recent proposal to add asphalt shoulders to Clark Lane received planning approval from the Columbia City Council, but many residents aren't convinced it's the right option.
The Columbia City Council on Monday recognized the Rockingham Neighborhood Association as an official organization after it had been inactive for six years.
At a Tuesday night meeting, the Mayor's Task Force on Community Violence agreed to take action on four different community aspects to better organize themselves and address issues related to violence in Columbia.
After a burst of street closure requests were denied by the City Council, the Community Improvement District is discussing a new process.
The park's new name was approved on a unanimous vote by the Columbia City Council on Monday to honor Wyatt, who was killed in July 2012 while on patrol in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.