The creation of the district could allow for a half-cent sales tax, if approved by residents, that would generate an estimated $2.5 million to fund projects in the area.
The city manager recommended tabling so the council could talk to stakeholders.
The bond will be used to purchase the remainder of the natural gas-fueled Columbia Energy Center from Ameren Energy Marketing.
The project, expected to get under way in April, will be done on a former city sewer site.
Approval of the sewer line installation allows developer Amir Ziv to go ahead with a central Columbia housing project.
The bill would remove the all-way stop at Blue Ridge Road and Skylane Drive and the crosswalk at the intersection, as well as install a new crosswalk at Blue Ridge Road and Deer Run Drive.
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A tax increment finance funding resolution was approved for the redevelopment of Regency Hotel by the TIF Commission.
Columbia's net revenue from tickets issued as a result of red-light cameras was $18,046.94 for the fiscal year 2010.
The board also discussed the departure of member Steve Weinberg.
Ken Burton has offered Police Department expertise to council members and possibly Board of Education members.
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The public was invited to take a look at the finished plan for the development of downtown Columbia on Tuesday afternoon.
Foster said he wants to increase transparency and address crime, unemployment, poverty, polarization and discrimination in the First Ward.
The deadline for filing for two open seats on the City Council was 5 p.m. Monday. In the end, six candidates submitted petitions to get their names on the ballot.
The city plans to communicate with the state Department of Natural Resources to discuss changes in the recommended levels of fluoride in drinking water.
Columbia officials and municipal league members have expressed concern about a potential red-light camera ban and sales tax proposals.
Applications for the city finance director post will be accepted until the position is filled.
Helen Anthony joins Glen Ehrhardt in running for the Fifth Ward seat.
Pam Forbes turned in the required 50 signatures to be nominated as a candidate for the First Ward City Council seat. The election will be in April.