Some members of the Commission on Cultural Affairs aren't so sure about moving offices to building that houses Convention and Visitors Bureau. Mike Matthes, the city manager, says there's lots of reasons to support the move.
A report by the Public Works Department is on the way to the City Council for review. If approved, an automated trash collection system will be in place sometime during or after 2013.
The new department would be a merger of the Office of Neighborhood Services, the Building and Site Development Division and the Planning and Development Department.
The Soybean Association plans to construct a facility that will allow them to conduct research on soybeans to help local farmers market them globally.
Karen Kahler's family said the sentence doesn't dispel the dark cloud that hangs over them.
A study done by MU's business school shows that ticketed events — including Tiger athletic events, state high school athletic competitions, concerts and shows — brought more than $118 million of revenue to the city in fiscal year 2010.
Traffic congestion at the intersection of Providence and Burnam roads creates problems for residents of the Grasslands neighborhood.
The law, designed to lessen synthetic drug use, makes possession of any amount of "bath salts" or more than 35 grams of synthetic marijuana a Class C felony.
The $500,000 HUD grant would provide funding for the city to explore various issues in low-income areas. The Office of Sustainability's proposal will be finalized in the next few weeks.
If the Columbia City Council approves the program, an estimated $20,000 per year in revenue will be used for infrastructure improvements at the airport.
The city manager has suggested sharing space to accommodate more cooperation by the departments.
City Manager Mike Matthes has proposed creating a Community Development Department to give residents a "one-stop shop" for all stages of the development process.
Issues such as defining police misconduct, the review board's independence from the Police Department and whether meetings should be closed when requested by a complainant or police officer were discussed.
On Wednesday, a Kansas City psychiatrist contradicted his partner's Tuesday testimony, saying that Kraig Kahler was capable of premeditation in spite of his psychological problems.
The Columbia Downtown Leadership Council is suggesting a tax-increment financing district downtown to help fund projects.
An experimental trial for drawing new ward boundaries would make sure incumbent council members do not get drawn out of their wards. This article explains Trial F and touches on other trial options.
The Columbia Area Transportation Study Organization will hold a public hearing on two proposed projects and their budgets for fiscal year 2012.
The airport runways and taxiways will be improved with the new Federal Aviation Administration grant, along with a land purchase.
A Kansas City-based psychiatrist testified that the murder suspect "couldn't refrain from doing what he did." But under cross examination, he confirmed that Kahler referred to his daughter as "rotting corpses."