August 16, 2013 RSS feed / Government / Neighborhood

City council denies ordinance to put change of government issue on election ballot

Columbia City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, August 13. Council members present were Leona Plaugh, Sam Davis, Cameron Runyan, Moe Baddourah, Tameika Isaac Devine, Brian Newman, and Mayor Steve Benjamin. More...

Mayor Benjamin issues statement on strong mayor referendum

Mayor Steve Benjamin issued the following statement on his decision to put a strong mayor referendum to the people of Columbia:  More...

Forest Acres City Council to re-design parking layout at Citadel

Two recreational areas with chronic parking issues may soon get relief, if the Forest Acres City Council has anything to do with it.  More...

Parts of Shandon under construction

Residents on Wilmot Avenue, from Holly Street to Woodrow Street, and on Maple Avenue, from Wheat Street to Duncan Street, will have to deal with road construction for the next couple of months.  Tim Richardson, the project manager hired by the C More...

South Region sees dip in crime

The Melrose Heights Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting Monday, August 12.  South Region Commander Captain Alec Sharp announced the crime statistics for the first eight months of 2013 in the south region are lower than the first ei More...