Letters to the Editor
It’s not exaggerating to say our current 911 system is out of date. Technology has changed and the system we rely on cannot adequately serve our community. Technology has changed in a way that gives citizens more opportunities to utilize the 911 system. Unfortunately, our current, antiquated 911 system can't take advantage of that greater citizen participation.
Mayor is committed to bettering our municipal systems, says former Second Ward councilman.
Karl Skala is valuable resource to the city concerning development, growth.
Karl Skala has proven record of support for responsible growth and respects the rights of individual property owners.
Ian Thomas has ability to work with others to make our community a better place to live.
McDavid's talents, courage and ethics have been demonstrated while as hospital chairman and as mayor.
The other candidates have not demonstrated very specific knowledge of city government. That should raise a big red flag to anyone who cares about effective representation and efficient governance.
Ian Thomas supports job growth and public safety. He has fresh ideas and takes a long view on infrastructure questions that involve transportation.
Ian Thomas is familiar with causes of concern to the city and has proven fiscal responsibility with public money.
Ian Thomas could represent well the residents of Columbia's Fourth Ward.
Columbia resident Pack Matthews advises local citizens to vote in the upcoming city council and mayoral election April 2.
Ian Thomas will bring local, national and international experience to Columbia City Council.
Bob McDavid had a successful first term and should be elected so he can continue helping Columbia move forward.
Ian Thomas has thoughtful and energetic ideas that would benefit the whole city.
Sid Sullivan has the education, decision-making skills and focus needed to be an effective mayor.
Ian Thomas is able to use analytical problem solving and people skills to bring stakeholders together to find common solutions, two Columbia residents write.
Ian Thomas' character, intellect and experience ensure he'd be the clear choice for the Fourth Ward City Council seat.
One of Bob McDavid's colleagues said he thinks McDavid's analytical skills would make him a good mayor for as long as he wants to work.
We must do something to address how our over-reliance on imported coal affects the health of our children.