The city is proposing an ordinance that will permit MU to enforce its smoking policy on city streets within campus.
The trash bag voucher program and Columbia Access Television both secured funding.
The Columbia City Council approved bids from Engineering Surveys and Services to design replacements for two of the four Flat Branch Watershed sewer projects.
Lack of restraining order means project can proceed.
Speed limit reviews, pedestrian and bike route analysis, parking issues and other projects related to traffic engineering are eligible for the grants.
A final public hearing is scheduled on the spending plan. The council will also consider a College Avenue median to improve pedestrian safety near MU.
Boone County Circuit Judge Kevin Crane issued and then lifted a temporary restraining order barring Opus Development Co. from working on its proposed downtown student housing building.
Stakeholders and city officials have failed to agree on one of four options for how to deal with overflow parking from MU. Permits and meters are among the proposed solutions.
A dip in collections from retail sales has council members reconsidering a use tax.
The city proposes to expand the coverage of the Contact Center to include customer concerns on streets and sidewalks.
The officers' group says the November ballot issue is a better proposal than one floated last year.
More than 10 neighborhoods in Columbia gathered to discuss the neighborhood planning on Wednesday evening. The city will assist neighborhoods to set up unique plans for future development.
Petition alleges city was "arbitrary and capricious" in its issuance of demolition and building permits.
Building and site development manager Shane Creech said the city gave Opus demolition, land disturbance and building permits shortly before noon Wednesday.
The City Council is leaning toward a $100,000 appropriation for the public access cable channel, half of which would be used to match money raised by the station.
In order to receive the permits it needs to proceed with development of a six-story, 259-bed student apartment building, Opus needs utilities to be shut off. That work had not been scheduled as of Monday afternoon, a Columbia Water and Light spokeswoman said.
U.S. District Judge denies a request for an injunction that would continue to block the city from issuing permits for a six-story student housing development on Locust Street.
American Airlines flights to Chicago and Dallas from Columbia Regional Airport have been mostly profitable for the past 18 months.
Signals will be installed at four intersections, with eight others to follow when more money becomes available. The Disabilities Commission and Tiger Council for the Blind have been advocating for the systems for several years.
Residents brought up the proposed discontinuation of the city's trash bag voucher program and hike in sewer connection fees. Others supported a change to rental property inspection fees.