The proposed expansion, which would be the largest and most complicated in the treatment plant's history, would limit the amount of water that can be treated during construction.
After the Source Water Protection Plan Task Force plan is finalized, the plan will be presented to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Columbia City Council and the Boone County Local Emergency Planning Committee for review and comments.
Barbara Hoppe's career in politics didn't begin with her efforts to save Stephens Lake Park in 2000, but they do illustrate her commitment to the past and future of Columbia. Twelve years later, she's hoping to continue that commitment in a third term on the Columbia City Council.
Michael Trapp, a lifelong listener, hopes to use his perceptive qualities and "servant's heart" to secure the Second Ward vacancy in City Council.
Here is a roundup of the races and issues that will appear on Boone County ballots on Tuesday, April 3.
Bill Pauls, a longtime city volunteer and retired soil scientist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is making his first bid for elected office.
The Columbia Planning and Zoning Commission approved a request to rezone property at the southwest corner of Garth Avenue and Blue Ridge Road to a planned unit development that would allow up to six dwelling units per acre.
The Columbia Missourian asked the five Columbia City Council candidates a series of questions in video interviews.
The intersection of Fairview Road and Ash Street will get span-wire signalization if approved by Columbia City Council.
The seven residents who attended the meeting with the Public Works Department had the opportunity to discuss which maintenance issues are most important to them.
Sixth Ward and Second Ward candidates for Columbia City Council focused on public safety concerns, such as the Citizens Police Review Board and neighborhood watch at the Keep Columbia Safe Forum.
TAG Events LLC has proposed the name "Central Missouri Events Center, Home of the Boone County Fair." One person spoke in favor of the name at a public hearing Tuesday.
The city wrapped up the third phase of Columbia Imagined Tuesday in a summary meeting, pointing out 12 key issues identified from public input.
A spokeswoman for the city said the tax increase — which could be used to fund the terminal expansion project at Columbia Regional Airport — will be considered more closely after more destinations are added to the airport.
Chris Stevens, the newly appointed manager of Office of Cultural affairs spoke at a meeting Tuesday where Columbia residents suggested improvements for the arts community.
A public lawyer filed papers on Monday to run for Northern District commissioner as a Democratic candidate.
Boone County republicans assembled to caucus in Columbia on Saturday. After unanticipated changes in procedure, they voted to send forth a slate of Ron Paul supporters to next month's Congressional District Convention in Sedalia.
At a Thursday meeting, the Parks and Recreation Commission discussed additions to the Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan. The 2002 Master Plan expired this year and it must be rewritten and revised.
Residents of the Second Ward attended a meeting held by the Public Works Department to discuss what could be done with a surplus from the city's snow-removal budget.
City Council candidates fielded questions from a packed house at the Daniel Boone Regional Library on Tuesday. The municipal election will be held April 3.