The forum will discuss the first of six phases in planning the city's new comprehensive plan.
Columbia's new city manager Mike Matthes will be officially sworn in at 7 p.m., but he began working this morning.
Concerns were raised at the April 18 City Council meeting about the city spending money on a garage design “without adequate assurance that the hotel project will be constructed,” a memo sent to the council on Thursday stated.
If approved by City Council, the new market would be located between the J.W. "Blind" Boone Community Center and the Annie Fisher Food Pantry. The request is expected to be approved.
After a successful career in Des Moines, Iowa, the new city manager brings talent and experience to Columbia.
The former city manager will be the top manager of Riback Supply Co. and will start work in August. He officially left his position in March, and the new city manager is scheduled to begin next week.
The Youth Community Coalition, newly designed as a formal advisory body to the Columbia City Council, is conducting a survey to collect input from Columbia youths on public transportation
After several law enforcement officials gave testimonies, Associate Circuit Judge Carol England ruled there was probable cause that Joshua Maylee committed a felony.
Hotel developer Dave Parmley, who is developing the Short Street garage and Regency Hotel, said projects construction will begin in November.
The community gathered to discuss ways to develop Columbia's future.
Cost of electricity and lighting problems are among the complaints voiced by public officials regarding the parking garage at Fifth and Walnut streets.
A wide sidewalk from Wilkes Boulevard to Vandiver Drive was unanimously approved by the Columbia City Council on Monday.
Data from the 2010 Census reveals that Columbia will require reapportionment.
After their usual Saturday morning routine at Lakota Coffee, the new judge and his wife went to the courthouse for the swearing-in ceremony.
One month into the job, Columbia Fire Chief Charles P. Witt is working toward getting accreditation for the Fire Department and setting up web-based training.
The president of the Columbia Professional Firefighters said the union has no plans to stay on the sidelines in future municipal elections. Organizations' endorsements were a lightning rod in this year's City Council election.
Voter turnout for the municipal elections in Columbia is down 8.31 percent from the April 2010 elections.
Fred Schmidt, the treasurer for the Missouri Bicycle and Pedestrian Foundation, was elected Tuesday to represent the First Ward on the Columbia City Council.
Approval of Proposition 1 means that, beginning in 2014, ward representatives will be paid $6,000 a year and the mayor will earn $9,000.
Walker Parking Consultants were approved to design the Short Street parking garage by the City Council Monday night. The firm will be paid $514,600 for its services.