jefferson city council http://kbia.org en Jefferson City Council moves forward with proposals for convention center http://kbia.org/post/jefferson-city-council-moves-forward-proposals-convention-center <p>The Jefferson City Council voted last night to move forward with two proposals for a new convention center, effectively putting off making a decision on which plan to choose.</p><p>The council plans to spend more than $9 million on the new convention center, but Fourth Ward City Council member Carrie Carroll said neither proposal is up to par. She was one of the four council members in the minority that voted against moving forward with both.</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 22:16:35 +0000 Kate Grumke 44045 at http://kbia.org Jefferson City Council moves forward with proposals for convention center Jefferson City Council gets feedback on conference center plans http://kbia.org/post/jefferson-city-council-gets-feedback-conference-center-plans <p>Residents of Jefferson City continue to voice their concerns with the City Council’s proposal for a new conference center.</p><p>The Council held its second public hearing on Thursday, to listen to comments on two existing proposals.</p><p>The proposals came from two different local companies, the Farmers Holding Company and the Erdhardt Hotels Group. Fri, 20 Sep 2013 14:03:50 +0000 Hope Kirwan 40850 at http://kbia.org Jefferson City's new budget plan would de-fund city's public-access television http://kbia.org/post/jefferson-citys-new-budget-plan-would-de-fund-citys-public-access-television <p>Jefferson City leaders have approved a tentative budget for fiscal year 2014, and the budget would eliminate all funding for the city’s only public access television station. JCTV, which broadcasts city council meetings and other public programming, would lose all funding from the city under the tentative budget.&nbsp; This comes as Columbia’s public access channel, CAT-TV, may also lose its funding from the city of Columbia because of an expiring contract with the city.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 12:52:50 +0000 Andrew Nichols 37954 at http://kbia.org Jefferson City's new budget plan would de-fund city's public-access television Schulte, Hussey emerge as victors in Jefferson City Council races http://kbia.org/post/schulte-hussey-emerge-victors-jefferson-city-council-races <p></p><p>In Jefferson City, the downtown watch parties for the Second and Third Ward city council candidates were small, but the support was evident.</p><p>Ken Hussey hosted his watch party at J.P Fenny’s Sports Bar and Pub on High Street, where friends and family gathered watching election results on television.</p><p>He emerged as the victor, with 70 percent of the vote according, to KRCG TV. Hussey said he’s glad to have the support of the Third Ward and he’s ready to get to work to help move Jefferson City forward.</p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 13:49:04 +0000 Jenn Cooper 31429 at http://kbia.org Here's how the Jefferson City Council hopes to cover its budget deficit [infographic] http://kbia.org/post/heres-how-jefferson-city-council-hopes-cover-its-budget-deficit-infographic <p>It's been a busy week in Jefferson City. While the city was considering how to overcome a $1.68 million budget deficit, the Public Works Director and Communications Director<a href="http://www.kbia.org/post/jefferson-city-public-works-director-communications-director-step-down"> both decided to resign on the same day</a> this week. Fri, 15 Mar 2013 20:31:41 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 30491 at http://kbia.org Here's how the Jefferson City Council hopes to cover its budget deficit [infographic] Jefferson City officials continue budget-shortfall discussions http://kbia.org/post/jefferson-city-officials-continue-budget-shortfall-discussions <p></p><p>Following recent discussions on budget shortfalls in Jefferson City and the resignation of two city employees, officials there say they have a plan that avoids layoffs of city staff.</p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 17:54:27 +0000 Alexandra Menz 30412 at http://kbia.org Jefferson City officials continue budget-shortfall discussions Jefferson City Council to discuss noise ordinance http://kbia.org/post/jefferson-city-council-discuss-noise-ordinance <p>Jefferson City Council will hold a public hearing to discuss a proposed noise ordinance today.</p><p> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 21:49:43 +0000 Meredith Albair 22841 at http://kbia.org Jefferson City Council to discuss noise ordinance Jefferson City Council considers new noise ordinance http://kbia.org/post/jefferson-city-council-considers-new-noise-ordinance <p>The Jefferson City Council is considering a new noise ordinance. The city’s current noise ordinance doesn’t have a decibel level limit, so the new ordinance would make it clear to residents and businesses if they’re in violation.</p><p> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 21:40:53 +0000 William Joy 22299 at http://kbia.org Jefferson City Council considers new noise ordinance Council considers proposal for $800,000 to boost Jefferson City Fire Department http://kbia.org/post/council-considers-proposal-800000-boost-jefferson-city-fire-department <p>The Jefferson City Council is considering a proposal that would provide the fire department with more than $800,000 of funding. Wed, 05 Sep 2012 23:27:35 +0000 Taylor Barth 20639 at http://kbia.org Council considers proposal for $800,000 to boost Jefferson City Fire Department Jefferson City considers smoking rules for public housing http://kbia.org/post/jefferson-city-considers-smoking-rules-public-housing <p>The Jefferson City City Council has taken on a debate about smoking in public housing.&nbsp;&nbsp;A subcommittee of the City Council has announced a special meeting to discuss smoking regulations in public housing and whether the council has any power to change them. Several citizens from public housing and Smokefree Jefferson City asked the council earlier this month to strengthen regulations on smoking in public housing.</p> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 14:12:54 +0000 Abby Spudich 16208 at http://kbia.org Jefferson City considers smoking rules for public housing