One Third Ward resident attended the meeting held by the Columbia Public Works Department to help decide what should be done with the estimated $300,000 in excess snow-removal budget funds.
New trip estimates for the Domain apartment complex to be built in Crosscreek show less traffic than previous development plans.
A bus trip organized by Columbia city officials to the University of Illinois left some shocked by the differences between the Columbia transit system and the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District.
Columbia residents are invited to a Neighborhood Congress event this Saturday in the City Hall. The event will include discussion on the city's new comprehensive plan, Neighborhood Response Team and other issues.
All five candidates vying for seats in the Second and Sixth wards attended Friday's meeting of the Boone County Muleskinners. Members of the Democratic club asked the candidates about their priorities for their specific wards, planning for future growth and concerns about law enforcement.
The Enhanced Enterprise Zone Board addressed weeks of public disgruntlement at its Friday meeting, which resulted in a map six census blocks smaller and a resolution to disassociate eminent domain and blight.
O.J. Stone filed papers Monday to run for the Boone County Northern District commissioner.
The rezoning approval allows the developer to build up to 150 apartments in a building that cannot be more than 80 feet tall. The building is also expected to include retail space on the ground floor.
The council voted Monday to charge utilities customers who pay their bills with a credit card a yet-to-be-determined service fee.
North Light LLC hopes to buy city property adjacent to the Short Street garage site, where it would erect an office and retail building. Meanwhile, developers of the Crosscreek Center want permission to put a hotel on the land.
The six-story building is expected to be completed next summer, around the same time as the $9 million parking garage and the new DoubleTree hotel.
Warm, dry weather will combine with stiff winds to create a fire hazard.
Connie Hendren, who was Boone County public administrator for 16 years, said she will run for the Democratic nomination against Cathy Richards, who Hendren endorsed for the job in 2008.
Most of the remaining tenants in Columbia Regency mobile home park are being sued by the property owner, who demands unpaid rent, late payment charges and eviction of tenants.
Nonstop daily flights to Atlanta will be offered at Columbia Regional Airport beginning June 7.
Residents of the Shepard Boulevard Neighborhood Association will meet with developer Asset Plus about a proposed upscale, student apartment complex. Asset Plus has proposed to build the complex at the Crosscreek Center property.
The mayor's news conference comes after talks about establishing a second flight destination.
James B. Pounds and Darin Fugit filed to run for positions on the Boone County Commission on Tuesday. The primary election is scheduled for Aug. 7.
The Mid-Missouri Labor Club has donated to the campaigns of Barbara Hoppe and Michael Trapp, citing their past experience with labor and political positions on pension plans and collective bargaining for city employees.
The commission approved LeMone Trust's request to rezone property along Ponderosa Street for industrial development and voted to table a request to approve a residential subdivision that would be built east of the new Battle High School.