District board members approved Tiger Town's street closure plans. However, this proposal and one that would allow for open containers of alcohol in the closed-off area must still go before the City Council on Monday.
The City Council's annual retreat focused on forming a three-year plan of strategic objectives for city officials. City Manager Mike Matthes said work would continue on the plan and a final version should be before the council at the same time as the budget.
The Brookside developers requested that their rezoning request be tabled until the June 18 City Council meeting.
The Historic Preservation Commission on Tuesday evening discussed demolition of the Heibel-March Building and two houses on St. Joseph Street.
In its Monday meeting, the City Council put out a request for proposals to seek possible occupants for the Heibel-March Building. Potential occupants have until Oct. 1 to submit a proposal.
The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Daniel Boone City Building. A series of 35 goals will be subject to deliberation and a vote.
The FastCAT Express proposal, intended to revive the bus transportation system in Columbia, is geared toward bringing in more students.
GetAbout Columbia is funding the improvements to make the intersection safer for pedestrians and drivers.
In the annual State of the City message on May 25 City Manager Mike Matthes discussed the growth of Columbia's economy and population.
Two city councilmen and the executive director of the PedNet Coalition are in favor of Mayor Bob McDavid's FastCAT proposal, which aims to create a campus and downtown bus route targeted at students.
The FastCAT route proposal is aimed at increasing student ridership, with 11 stops completing a circuit through MU and the downtown area.
The proposed FastCAT (Campus Access Transit) route would have 11 stops completing a circuit through MU and the downtown area.
The Boone County Fire Protection District Chief will fill the position left empty after Capt. Zim Schwartze was placed on administrative leave May 9.
The city is still seeking a tenant for another suite on the ground floor of the Fifth and Walnut streets parking garage.
Columbia's Environment and Energy Commission may propose plans for a website that would provide renters with more accurate and understandable information on energy costs.
City staff and members of the community met Tuesday evening to discuss proposed changes to the city's commercial tent regulations.
The pilot project requires that all vehicles be off the street before snowfalls of 4 inches or more.
The Columbia City Council voted Monday to establish a new advisory board for the planned enhanced enterprise zone. Mayor Bob McDavid announced his appointees to the new board.
The Parks and Recreation Commission recommends that the building be razed to create more green space at Field Park.
Mayor Bob McDavid's Thursday announcement follows a series of public forums about restructuring Columbia’s current bus system.