The public educational push begins with a free screening Tuesday evening of the documentary "Bag It" at Ragtag Cinema followed by a question and answer session.
The signature drive has been rescheduled for next Saturday because the Columbia Parks and Recreation Department asked petitioners, who planned to dispense free alcohol, to buy liquor liability insurance.
"Barcus Ridge," a new subdivision between Old Plank Road and Route K, will include 47 new single-family homes.
Proposition 1 would have boosted Columbia's property tax levy to pay for additional police and firefighters.
Republican Chuck Basye defeated incumbent John Wright for the 47th District state representative seat.
The Columbia Republican defeated Democrat Tom Pauley of Hallsville, Missouri.
Dietzel, an 18-year veteran of the office, was elected to succeed 35-year incumbent Bettie Johnson.
The veteran public defender defeats Republican Mike Whitworth and will succeed retiring Judge Larry Bryson.
The Democratic incumbent, who was appointed the top county official after the death of Ed Robb in 2011, was elected to a full four-year term for the first time.
The 13-year veteran of the collector's office will succeed his boss, Pat Lensmeyer.
Two consulting firms leading a rewrite of Columbia's zoning and subdivision ordinances will seek public feedback Nov. 13.
In the 44th District, Caleb Rowden defeated Tom Pauley. And in the 47th District, Chuck Basye defeated John Wright.
The Chamber of Commerce wants to discuss the measure with its smaller businesses. The ordinance would delay the point when employers could ask applicants about criminal history.
Several amendments to the Gerbes proposal are intended to address neighbors' concerns. A "ban the box" measure is aimed at helping people get jobs after being incarcerated.
Revenue generated from the proposed property tax increase would enable the department to better staff Station 2 and a new Station 10.
Democrat Brian McCollum has worked in the collector's office for more than 13 years and hopes to succeed his boss, Pat Lensmeyer, who is retiring.
The Republican mayor of Hallsville cites her family's long ties to Boone County and her political acumen as qualifications for the job.
A sales tax to fund a new building and an overhaul of the Public Safety and Joint Communications Center was approved by voters in 2013.
The avid outdoorsman and self-employed construction worker says he wants Boone County to remain an affordable place to live.
The incumbent Democratic presiding commissioner hopes to be elected to a full term after being appointed in 2011.