A truck displaying advertisements is raising objections from some members of the Columbia City Council, but others question whether to try to outlaw the practice.
Even though the job might not be well known through the community, the presiding commissioner's position has a rich history defined by constant meetings and bureaucracy. Ken Pearson will retire from the position at the end of the year.
Blake Logan pleaded guilty Thursday at a pretrial conference a day before the one-year anniversary of Nicole Crumby's murder..
The commission felt its positions on the East Area Plan and Richland Road rezoning request were clear. The work session is the first time the City Council will consider the East Area plan. The commission voted twice not to recommend the Richland Road proposal to the council.
Carey was a featured speaker at the Boone County Pachyderm Club's Tuesday meeting. There, he urged voters to reject a proposition on the November ballot that would ban Tasers in Columbia.
City Manager Bill Watkins, with a total of 26 years of service to the city working in various positions, gave the Columbia City Council five months' notice of his retirement.
New emergency rooms and an expanded nurses station and waiting room are just a few of the improvements that came with the $1.8 million renovation.
Making changes in SWAT raid policy a matter of city code would put an undue burden on his officers, Police Chief Ken Burton said.
Candidates Ed Robb and Scott Christianson ended the night civilly, but not before hashing out significant differences of opinion regarding how to address Boone County's budget issues.
Folks who have worked with City Manager Bill Watkins say he will be missed when he retires next year.
Bill Watkins' had held posts in Ohio, Illinois and Missouri.
Columbia will be pursuing two awards for excellence in business quality and leadership, including the Missouri Quality Award and the Malcolm Baldrige Award.
The lack of a detailed site plan played a part in the council's decision.
For the second time, the proposed pedestrian improvements at Providence and Business Loop 70 were tabled because property owners were not notified.
On Monday, the Columbia City Council will vote to allocate funds for a study to recommend improvements for the Columbia Regional Airport’s terminal.
The campaign in support of Proposition B, Missourians for the Protection of Dogs, has raised $2.38 million this year. Only about 3 percent of the contributions came from Missouri residents and groups.
The proposed ordinance would limit who controls SWAT raids and how operations should be conducted by police.
State public defenders' budget is causing problems as caseloads increase and staff levels remain the same.
Richard Wieman recently received national recognition for his accomplishments in the Public Works Department. He and his wife Sheila make sculptures out of trash in their spare time.
The authority restructured its public housing system in 2008 to allow properties more independence from the authority.