The council unanimously voted to allow the closure of a section of Ninth Street for the promotional event Oct 1.
Tonight's City Council meeting will address, among other topics, the 2012 transit system budget. Are you up to speed?
The Columbia City Council approved a grant that would help the city create a sustainable wetland and reuse water from storm and ground runoff.
Months of work on the $430 million city budget for fiscal 2012 are scheduled to come to a close Monday after the City Council holds a final public hearing on the spending plan.
Boone County residents will have the opportunity next April to vote on the creation of a committee to draft a charter for the development of a home rule system of county government.
Columbia Transit is losing thousands of dollars through contracts with apartment complexes that give students free rides.
Two City Council members join riders on the city buses to gain perspective about what needs to be done to improve the system and listen to concerns.
The Boone County Recorder of Deeds office has made available a new Android app that allows residents to access real estate records from their mobile devices.
Twin Lakes Recreation Area park users attended a Thursday night meeting to suggest ways for the city to use the $250,000 budgeted for the park improvements. Suggestions included building a public swimming pool and improving the dog park.
The board's proposal will be sent to the Columbia City Council on Thursday. The council will act upon the proposal during future meetings.
The city has budgeted $250,000 for work at the park. The meeting will allow the public to voice any thoughts or concerns about the planned renovations to the park.
Some neighborhood associations were disappointed that the Ward Reapportionment Committee split its vote on Trial D, which has been criticized for possibly diluting the power of minority voters in the central city.
The committee voted favorably on Trial E, which would expand the First Ward to the west.
Groups representing workers for the Water and Light, Parks and Recreation and Public Works departments and Columbia police officers have been negotiating with city officials since May.
A ribbon cutting Monday marked the completion of the $16.2 million project's first phase, which included widening the road, adding a bike lane and other changes.
The Columbia Water and Light Department proposed a second plan to address electricity demands in southern Columbia. Hundreds of residents showed opposition to the department's first plan.
It isn't clear what would be done with the property, but developer Bruce Odle has proposed dividing the 144 acres into eight lots.
The race would be alcohol-free, according to a Red Bull representative, but some committee members questioned how the company would ensure that is the case.
Committee to reassign ward boundaries discuss several options with the public for new City Council districts.
The City Council already must consider whether to add a level to accommodate requested space.