The program is open to grades 8-12 and is schedule for the week of July 19-23.
Through drawings on maps of the county, about 60 residents offer opinions on the East Area Plan.
Boone County could face more than $70,000 in lost revenue after the Missouri General Assembly voted to decrease per diem payments to counties that house state prisoners.
The break has resulted in boil orders affecting at least four subdivisions. This is the fifth time in two years.
The Columbia Terminal Railroad is a large operation run by a small crew. They run freight, maintain heavy equipment and keep 21 miles of track free and clear. It's a steady job that some of Columbia’s industrial heavy hitters say they couldn’t survive without.
A 16-feet-wide and 19-feet-tall sculpture has been installed outside City Hall. The artwork is a keyhole structure that has a steel frame with laminated glass showcasing photographs of Columbia as well as text to reflect the community. The new sculpture has engaged the public on a variety of opinions about the artwork.
The outage affects phone and Internet services, but emergency services remain unaffected.
On Monday night, the City Council approved a request by the Columbia Farmers' Market to open three satellite locations: Forum Christian Church, Rock Bridge Christian Church and Boone Hospital Center.
The Citizen Review Board hopes to send a second member to a conference of the National Association for Citizen Oversight of Law Enforcement. The City Council originally voted to send only one person to the training, but now, with a revised cost estimate, the council will revisit the request.
Ray Puri and Bill Tillotson won five-year terms on the Columbia Planning and Zoning Commission.
The public will have a chance to comment on the "Project Tiger" deal at 6 p.m. Monday.
Openings include the Board of Health, Community Development Commission, Library District Board, the Parks and Recreation Commission and several others. Applications will be accepted until June 4.
Columbia and state offered incentives to bring IBM to the city.
IBM expects to create 800 jobs at the new facility by 2012, with an annual average wage of $55,000. Columbia was chosen from among "several dozen" competing cities in a bidding process that began in January.
The City Council unanimously passed an ordinance that will lessen the regulations regarding downtown noise.
The City Council is scheduled to vote on the downtown noise ordinance Monday night. The ordinance was previously tabled and the Special Business District board says it gave the community time to have their input heard.
The city is holding a public information meeting concerning plans to develop the land in east Columbia. The community discussion will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 25 in the Columbia Benevolent Organization's meeting hall.
The seven applicants are vying for two available seats, with Glenn Rice and Raman Puri seeking re-appointment.
MU architecture students presented airport terminal renovation designs to the Columbia Regional Airport advisory board Tuesday. The board is interested in the possibilities that would allow the airport to expand sometime in the future.
Columbia City Council members will narrow down the candidates for the Columbia Planning and Zoning Commission from 11 to five by Wednesday.