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.
Progressive Political Partners LLC helped three candidates run successful campaigns. These candidates spent more than $50,000 combined.
Members of the Comprehensive Plan Task Force met with residents to discuss Columbia Imagined.
The goal is to serve the warrants for serious offenses.
The forum will discuss the first of six phases in planning the city's new comprehensive plan.
Columbia's new city manager Mike Matthes will be officially sworn in at 7 p.m., but he began working this morning.
Concerns were raised at the April 18 City Council meeting about the city spending money on a garage design “without adequate assurance that the hotel project will be constructed,” a memo sent to the council on Thursday stated.
If approved by City Council, the new market would be located between the J.W. "Blind" Boone Community Center and the Annie Fisher Food Pantry. The request is expected to be approved.
After a successful career in Des Moines, Iowa, the new city manager brings talent and experience to Columbia.
The former city manager will be the top manager of Riback Supply Co. and will start work in August. He officially left his position in March, and the new city manager is scheduled to begin next week.
The Youth Community Coalition, newly designed as a formal advisory body to the Columbia City Council, is conducting a survey to collect input from Columbia youths on public transportation