The Columbia Police Department pulls over more blacks than whites — but it's hard to tell if the police are as biased as the data suggest.
A petition, which will begin circulating Tuesday, accuses the councilman of gerrymandering and ignoring public opinion, among other things.
The Columbia City Council will consider asking contractors to bid on sidewalk improvements along Providence Road, including the intersection with Business Loop 70 East.
The city has received two grants totaling $10,000, which will be used toward the purchase of recycling bins for three apartment complexes and eight city office buildings.
Fourth Ward Councilman Daryl Dudley will talk to the public about his proposed ward reapportionment plan at the Columbia Public Library on Friday.
Annexation would allow the subdivision to receive city services such as police and fire protection and infrastructure maintenance.
Dan Atwill, MU alumnus and Columbia attorney, was appointed to the position by Gov. Jay Nixon; the Republican Central Committee is criticizing the appointment.
Tom Baumgardner was appointed to the advisory board in 1991 and served until June.
Rob Sanders, the Columbia police officer who was fired in September in connection with an incident in a holding cell, wants to buy the dog he worked with from the police department. But Police Chief Ken Burton said it's not that simple.
Fourth Ward Councilman Daryl Dudley has offered another idea for new ward boundaries that tweaks the controversial proposal known as Trial D. He plans to hold a public meeting about the plan on Friday.
The Transit System Task Force held its first meeting Tuesday and discussed ways to improve the speed, frequency and convenience of buses.
The commission hopes that the bricks can be used to brick streets currently covered in pavement and to repair existing streets.
The Missouri Department of Conservation is offering Columbia a Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance grant that would allow the city to collect and analyze data on the city's trees.
The proposed $200,000 project includes improvements such as increasing the size of dugouts and adding scoreboards.
The now 410-space garage will have 135 spaces left that will be open to the public. The garage also was made a Percent for Art project, meaning 1 percent of the cost of the garage will be used for site-specific artwork.
The Boone County Commission and TAG Events LLC identified major repairs needed at the property, including fixes to roofs, restrooms and horse stalls.
Office spaces in the Fifth and Walnut streets parking garage has been approved by the City Council.
Bettie Johnson, Boone County recorder of deeds, was honored by peers in her field with the Carl R. Ernst Founders Award. The award, presented in late September, honored Johnson for her leadership in the property records industry.
After the rezoning proposal, residents in the area have voiced concerns about stormwater runoff and traffic in the area.