City offices will be closed Monday, July 5, in observance of Independence Day.
Six bungalows will be demolished Monday, despite pleas by the Historic Preservation Commission to keep the Craftsman-style buildings. But, for some, the loss is offset by the use of a city rule that calls for notification before buildings are demolished. This case is the first such one since the ordinance was approved in 2008.
The West Ash Neighborhood Association was approved by the City Council on Monday. According to association President Carol Rogers, there are no immediate concerns the association must address, but they have talked about adding mosquito control, new speed bumps and crosswalks.
Residents are invited to attend a meeting held Tuesday by the city of Columbia and Boone County planning and zoning commisssions addressing a draft of future land use along Interstate 70, U.S. 63, New Haven and Rangeline roads.
The City Council and the Public Transportation Advisory Commission are discussing revamping the bus route system in Columbia to accommodate the growing city.
The Columbia Community Development Commission met on Thursday to make recommendations for Federal Community Development Block Grants.
The city has posted several open positions for a variety of boards and commissions. Applications are due by noon July 9.
Columbia Transit invites public comments on proposed bus route changes at a 6:30 p.m. meeting of the Public Transportation Advisory Commission on Thursday in City Hall.
The Missouri State Historical Society has created a first draft of a memo of understanding to discuss a proposed site for a new museum with the city and the MU.
The Columbia City Council spoke with seven people interested in sitting on the Storm Water Advisory Commission on what might be done about stormwater management.
Residents of several northeast Columbia neighborhoods are under a boil advisory, which means they should boil water intended for drinking and cooking.
The agenda includes renewing the city manager's authorization application, a report on installation and permitting of a wind turbine and setting public hearings for the next meeting.
The new sidewalk on Business Loop 70 corresponds with a new waterline project in the area. The reconstruction around Stadium Boulevard will cost an estimated $19.6 million.
The charrettes will include an open house and public meetings about downtown planning.
Central State Rail might begin service of the Columbia Star Dinner Train in August, pending Columbia City Council approval.
H3 Studios ended the first phase of the charrette process with a public meeting to discuss future design plans for downtown.
Some of the issues raised include renewable energy options and transparency.
H3 Studio Inc. led discussions about revitalizing the Broadway and Providence Road intersection and the North Village Arts District.
Wireless Internet access was available on two Columbia Transit buses earlier this year, but few riders used the service.
The committee recommended implementing security cameras, better lighting and increased panhandling restrictions in a proposal given to the Columbia City Council before its meeting Monday night.