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.
Meetings on Aug. 19 and Sept. 3 went well past midnight because of long lines during public comment.
The Columbia Parks and Recreation Department hopes to finish work on the park in 2015.
The Columbia Public Works Department provides a list of recycling opportunities in the city.
The proposed traffic calming policy is intended to establish a more streamlined and responsive process that should result in more informed decision-making.
The government shutdown has limited city government access to federal information and slowed the flow of paperwork.
The Police Department was the first group task force members asked to hear from after deciding at their previous meeting to focus on gathering research before creating policy proposals.
The Parks and Recreation Commission will recommend that the City Council adopt one of three new names for Old 63 Roadside Park.
The proposal to rezone land near Flat Branch Park will now move to the city council.
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.