The Historic Preservation Commission has proposed to repair brick streets and uncover asphalt-covered brick streets in an effort to express Columbia's historic character and to beautify streets.
Candidates Ginny Chadwick and Bill Easleyanswered questions from an audience of more than 30 people at a candidate forum hosted by the Boone County Muleskinners on Friday.Tyree Byndom, the third candidate, did not attend.
If residents or officers aren't satisfied by the outcome of mediation, they can appeal the decision.
There is an estimated $6.7 million in downtown city sewer work payments left, even after possible contributions from development companies.
Public comment sparked a discussion about racial profiling at Wednesday night's meeting. Members also laid the foundation for future projects and meetings.
Columbia City Council First Ward candidates Ginny Chadwick and Bill Easley will address audience's questions and concerns at the Muleskinners' lunch-time forum.
Registration must be completed online or postmarked by 5 p.m. Wednesday to be valid for the general municipal election on April 8.
Three student-housing developers have agreed to fund the sewage, electric and water utility improvements that would otherwise hold up their projects. The Columbia City Council will read through the agreement Wednesday.
C-2 zoning requirements and lack of clear data describing the city's current infrastructure capacity were the focus of a Downtown Leadership Council subcommittee meeting Friday afternoon.
Three candidates will be on the April 8 ballot to replace Fred Schmidt as the First Ward representative on the Columbia City Council.
Attorneys at the Boone County Courthouse have started filing case documents online, opening the court documents up to public access.
Mayor Bob McDavid said funding for a $6.75 million sewer project is within reach.
The Mayor's Task Force on Community Violence discussed community policing and neighborhood watch programs, but did not make any formal recommendations at its Wednesday meeting.
Most people at a public meeting focused on the aesthetics of a proposed barrier down the middle of College Avenue. Others worried about the potential loss of left-turn access to East Campus.
Some city offices will closed or lightly staffed to allow employees to attend memorial services for Columbia Fire Department Lt. Bruce Britt onThursday morning.
The task force, composed of members of the Leadership Council, will meet for the first time next week.
There are about 15 projects vying for utilities, City Manager Mike Matthes said, and some of them will not move forward.
The Columbia City Council will comment in March on a zoning change that would allow two houses on certain lots.
Zim Schwartze, former emergency management director, is suing the city for wrongful termination and asking for damages of at least $451,000.
The city will be hosting its second ward meeting for First Ward residents Monday. Representatives of various city departments will address Columbia's budget and priorities.