Greg Slinkard, who will retire from his position as audit manager with the Missouri auditor's office July 1, begins his job as internal auditor for Columbia on July 11.
Although Columbia's energy portfolio is changing, the city will continue to get the vast majority of its electricity from coal-fired power plants.
The city's parks team has paired up with Columbia's sister city, Suncheon, South Korea, to participate in the 2013 Suncheon Bay International Garden Expo, which will bring together nine other countries' gardening talents.
The Historic Preservation Commission plans include adding a description about each property and its architect. A draft map is currently available for public feedback.
City Manager Mike Matthes released his first State of the City address Friday.
City Manager Mike Matthes addresses the recession and his focus for the upcoming year in his State of the City address.
The city is making money off bus advertising, but some of the larger ads might cover the new black-and-gold MU paint theme approved earlier by the City Council.
Fighting the achievement gap is more than just a school issue — it's a community issue. Volunteers from the community are taking up arms against the problems at the core.
Plans for a $20 million reconstruction of the Stadium Boulevard corridor from Broadway to Interstate 70 are the subject of an open house on Tuesday afternoon.
The city revealed a newly reformatted budget document at the City Council Mini-Retreat on Saturday.
The City Council has appointed seven people to a panel that will recommend new ward boundaries based on census results, but the committee includes no representation of the black community.
The Columbia City Clerk will accept applications for 20 vacancies until noon on June 3.
City officials, representatives from planning and development groups and members of the public came together to discuss a different method for zoning.
The approval process will continue with a public hearing and direction from the Columbia City Council.
Boone Hospital Center trustees opened time capsules early Tuesday assembled to commemorate the hospital's founding, its 60th and its 75th anniversary.
The Columbia City Council voted to reject a request that would have allowed two East Campus houses to house four unrelated residents instead of three.
The Columbia Public Works Department will hold an open house event regarding the proposed traffic light at the intersection, which has been the site of numerous accidents.
A proposed $350,000 budget and a design plan that follows the same exterior style as the original Maplewood Barn will be discussed.
For $30 a night, Mary Lehmann, 85, lives in a 10-by-15 foot hotel room that overlooks Columbia. But her tiny living space doesn't limit her opportunities to be vocal about issues in the community.
The Environment and Energy Commission talked about the brightness of LED lights in the parking garage at its meeting Tuesday night.