The Columbia City Council is in the process of reviewing two city ordinances requiring disclosure of residential properties' zoning designation and occupancy limitations.
At the City Council meeting Monday, Councilwoman Laura Nauser proposed creating a joint task force and getting rid of graffiti. The suggestions were a response to the shooting downtown Saturday.
The Columbia City Council held its regular meeting on Monday night.
The Columbia City Council on Monday night tabled a vote to donate three city-owned properties to the Columbia Housing Authority, which plans to develop affordable homes on the land.
Services for Independent Living teamed up with the Columbia Housing Authority to provide a better system of transportation for residents of Paquin Tower, Oak Towers and the Bear Creek neighborhood.
The council is leaning toward an option that calls for three 161-kilovolt transmission lines to run from the proposed Mill Creek substation to three existing power stations. The Water and Light Department also presented a potential layout for partially underground lines.
Councilman Karl Skala proposed trip generation fees at the City Council retreat on Saturday. The proposal would place more financial responsibility on contractors who increase traffic with new developments.
A survey of Columbia residents showed a decrease in satisfaction with the Columbia Police Department's crime prevention efforts and its response time to emergencies.
The Planning and Zoning Commission recommended the City Council approve the plan and accompanying request for rezoning. Collegiate hopes to build a six-story student apartment complex for as many as 354 residents.
The council members' and city department heads' retreat will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Activity and Recreation Center.
The recent resignation of Christa Holtzclaw sparked the search for a new specialist to promote Columbia Transit.
Jonathan and Nathan Odle, the developers who built the Brookside apartment complexes downtown, are planning a 143-acre residential and commercial project at East Gans Road and U.S. 63.
The center will offer child care services in addition to educational opportunities for children and parents.
The City Council approved $326,855 in funding for renovations to the historic J.W. "Blind" Boone Home to allow it to function as a heritage center with exhibits, public programs and musical performances.
This is a look at actions taken by the Columbia City Council at its Monday evening meeting.
The council's choice, Option VIII(A), includes new signals on Providence Road at Turner Avenue and at Burnam Road and Burnam Avenue.
The arrival of Lucky's Farmers Market and traffic concerns were at the top of the agenda at the Downtown Leadership Council meeting Tuesday.
The move could give city inspectors more time to focus on problem properties and landlords more flexibility.
The proposal, CoMo Connect, includes 35 connection points along nine routes throughout Columbia.
The council approved to disburse $951,741 among 20 departments in Columbia, honoring an incentive it had made to return half the unspent funds saved by city departments during fiscal year 2012.