kirksville city council http://kbia.org en Kirksville proposes budget increase for wastewater treatment, sewer upgrades http://kbia.org/post/kirksville-proposes-budget-increase-wastewater-treatment-sewer-upgrades <p>Kirksville City Council proposed a significant budget increase for the year 2014.&nbsp;</p><p>The proposed 2014 budget for Kirksville includes $37.5 million in expenses and $24 million in revenue, with the difference coming from a multi-million dollar bond for water treatment facility upgrades voted on earlier this year.</p><p>The new budget features an increase of about $4.3 million. $7.5 million would be allocated toward upgrading the city’s wastewater treatment facility and improving the sewer systems.</p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 14:53:05 +0000 Joshua Teasley 44076 at http://kbia.org Kirksville proposes budget increase for wastewater treatment, sewer upgrades AUDIO: Kirksville mayor changes vote, anti-discrimination ordinance passes http://kbia.org/post/audio-kirksville-mayor-changes-vote-anti-discrimination-ordinance-passes <p>The Kirksville City Council voted 3-2 Monday night to pass an ordinance that adds sexual orientation to its anti-discrimination policy. A similar ordinance failed <a href="http://kbia.org/post/kirksville-council-rejects-anti-discrimination-ordinance">on an earlier attempt in July</a>, being shot down 3-2.</p><p>The deciding vote was Kirksville Mayor Richard Detweiler. He voted against the measure in July, and for it Monday night. Detweiler says it was a very difficult process that, looking back, he would have handled differently from the beginning.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 18:07:06 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 39126 at http://kbia.org AUDIO: Kirksville mayor changes vote, anti-discrimination ordinance passes Kirksville council rejects anti-discrimination ordinance http://kbia.org/post/kirksville-council-rejects-anti-discrimination-ordinance <p></p><p>The Kirksville City Council rejected Monday a proposed anti-discrimination ordinance that would have made discrimination based on sexual orientation illegal in employment, housing and public accommodation in Kirksville.&nbsp;</p><p>The ordinance, which would have also created a 9-member commission to enforce Kirksville’s human rights laws, was defeated by the council with a 3-2 vote.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 14:33:53 +0000 Andrew Nichols 36365 at http://kbia.org Kirksville council rejects anti-discrimination ordinance Kirksville considers new anti-discrimination ordinance http://kbia.org/post/kirksville-considers-new-anti-discrimination-ordinance <p>The Kirksville City Council is considering a new anti-discrimination ordinance that would include sexual orientation. Thu, 27 Jun 2013 22:37:11 +0000 Andrew Nichols 36160 at http://kbia.org Kirksville moves to replace old water meters http://kbia.org/post/kirksville-moves-replace-old-water-meters <p>The City of Kirksville will pay a Columbia company $4.7 million to replace old water meters in Kirksville. The high cost is expected to save money in the long run.</p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 16:26:18 +0000 Maddy Glab 23028 at http://kbia.org Kirksville moves to replace old water meters Kirksville City Council divided on replacing water meter systems http://kbia.org/post/kirksville-city-council-divided-replacing-water-meter-systems <p>Kirksville residents may see some changes with water meters in the near future. The Kirksville City Council met on Monday to talk about replacing aging water meter systems.</p><p>There are about 7,000 old water meters in Kirksville. A Columbia contractor says replacing all of those meters would cost approximately $3.8 million, but would save the city $2500,000 annually. Council members are split on whether to go through with the project. City Council member Jerry Mills says he wants to see if there are costs that could be cut.</p> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 14:05:23 +0000 Maddy Glab 22261 at http://kbia.org Kirksville City Council divided on replacing water meter systems Kirksville Exploring Business Opportunities Along New Highway http://kbia.org/post/kirksville-exploring-business-opportunities-along-new-highway <p>Kirksville City Council and the Adair County Commissioners are looking into developing new businesses along the new Highway 63. Wed, 02 Nov 2011 20:31:10 +0000 2913 at http://kbia.org