community development http://kbia.org en Area Southeast of Town Set for Rezoning http://kbia.org/post/area-southeast-town-set-rezoning <p>Columbia residents might start noticing some changes in the land southeast of town.</p><p>The planning and zoning commission approved a zoning request from Crockett Engineering last night at City Hall.</p><p>The motion of approval will now be forwarded to the City Council.</p><p>The request asked the city to annex roughly 130 acres of mostly woodlands at the southeast corner of Route K and Old Plank Road.</p><p>Crockett applied for permanent zoning for the land for a large one-family dwelling district and a planned unit development.</p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 21:21:08 +0000 Nick HeheMann 54192 at http://kbia.org Area Southeast of Town Set for Rezoning The future of downtown development, and Repeal 6214 http://kbia.org/post/future-downtown-development-and-repeal-6214 <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 13:19:44 +0000 Austin Federa & Ryan Famuliner 52124 at http://kbia.org The future of downtown development, and Repeal 6214 CATSO updates transportation plan for Columbia http://kbia.org/post/catso-updates-transportation-plan-columbia <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Columbia Area Transportation Study Organization (CATSO) recently extended its existing Long Range Transportation Plan from 2030 to 2040. The plan will outline the future of Columbia’s transportation regarding current transit, alternative modes of transportation and non-motorized transportation for the next 27 years.</span></p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:07:57 +0000 Michael Losch 42819 at http://kbia.org CATSO updates transportation plan for Columbia New rail transfer facility helps businesses in Washington, Mo. http://kbia.org/post/new-rail-transfer-facility-helps-businesses-washington-mo <p>Gov. Jay Nixon says a new rail transfer facility in eastern Missouri has already helped local employers expand.</p><p>Nixon was in Washington, Mo., on Monday to help dedicate the $4.2 million rail transfer project.</p><p>Nixon says the project helped two local businesses expand their operations and create about 330 jobs. He was joined at the event by officials from those businesses — CG Power Systems and Canam Steel.</p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 20:42:06 +0000 Person: Associated Press 31677 at http://kbia.org New rail transfer facility helps businesses in Washington, Mo. Columbia council approves consultant for zoning issues http://kbia.org/post/columbia-council-approves-consultant-zoning-issues <p>Columbia City Council voted Monday night to hire an outside consulting service to help with the revision of the city&rsquo;s zoning ordinances and subdivision regulations. Council members hope hiring an outside consultant to focus on city-specific zoning issues will help spur urban growth. Community Development Director Tim Teddy says the project would be a multiyear effort. Tue, 07 Aug 2012 19:36:41 +0000 Jon Ingram 18922 at http://kbia.org Columbia council approves consultant for zoning issues