Columbia has partnered again with Mid-MO Recycling and Home Depot to host a special electronics collection aimed at reducing landfill waste.
Insurance money, private fundraising and a proposed parks tax that voters will decide on in November would make up the funding for the new barn.
California-based Green Aid wants the city to reconsider the board's rejection of its complaint against the Columbia Police Department over a controversial SWAT team drug raid earlier this year.
This is the text of the appeal filed with City Manager Bill Watkins.
City government and other city employees will have the day off to observe the Labor Day holiday.
City Council members discussed changes — mostly cuts — at more than seven departments. They also proposed reinstating four firefighter positions and adding two police officers.
City officials are discussing the budget for the upcoming fiscal year. What are some changes you'd like to see?
The new lot would increase safety for students, but neighbors are concerned it would cause flooding problems for nearby homes.
The Columbia City Council is having its final work session on the proposed budget for fiscal 2011 on Monday night. Missourian reporter Mary Daly will keep readers up to speed on the conversation on The Watchword blog.
The Columbia City Council and city officials discussed amendments to the proposed 2011 city budget at a work session Saturday. City officials spent the four-hour meeting brainstorming ways to trim the more than $92 million budget.
The Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau wants more than $100,000 for advertisements to promote the city.
Huntsdale mayor Deborah Lancaster was arrested Saturday at her home in a domestic dispute involving her son and daughter-in-law.
The Boone County Fire Protection District approved a budget that will pay back $752,453 owed to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and purchase new equipment.
“Cycle Chic" encourages participants to embrace their inner chic and place “style before speed.”
The City of Columbia processed 13,000 tons of trash in 2009. Where does it go?
The agreement for this year's Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival are similar to last year's.
The city is seeking input about the plan, which hasn't been reviewed in 18 years.
City departments are considering land acquisition criteria that would be used if a one-eighth of 1 percent parks sales tax is extended in a Nov. 2 election. The criteria will help the city identify the best sites for acquisition.
Applications are due in October for the city's Most Notable Properties program.
The city is in line for $6 million from the federal government for programs promoting non-motorized transportation. Columbia has already received $22 million over the past four years.