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.
Columbia City Council will narrow down the candidates for the Columbia Planning and Zoning Commission from 11 to five by Wednesday.
Misinformation from the Missouri Ethics Commission led to her disqualification from the Democratic nomination for Boone County Presiding Commissioner, said Bondi Wood.
Bondi Wood, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for Boone County Presiding Commissioner, has been disqualified from the race for failing to file a personal financial disclosure statement by the deadline.
City Council voted 5-0 to approve stormwater management plans for the Catholic high school being built near A. Perry Philips Park that will allow for grading of park land and drainage into the park lake.
The City Council approved a rezoning request on Grindstone Parkway; decided that one member of the Citizens Police Review Board could attend a national conference; accepted two license plate readers from the Sheriff's Department; approved plans for a regional park; allocated money for the Maplewood Barn Community Theatre; and approved plans for stormwater managment for a new Catholic high school.
Two automatic license plate recognition units will be donated to the Columbia Police Department with the hopes of increasing arrests of wanted subjects and finding more stolen vehicles.
The Columbia Citizens Police Review Board has requested $4,400 from the city to send two representatives to a four-day conference in Seattle. The City Council will vote on the issue tonight.
Various state, county and city offices will close their doors for holidays this month.
A recent study determined that a new water main was needed, according to Columbia Water and Light.
On Monday, the Missouri Senate passed an amendment to an omnibus transportation bill with a 23-8 roll call vote. This amendment would ban the use of red light cameras throughout the state.
Work on the low-income housing project may begin after line is installed.