nathan nickolaus http://kbia.org en State hires former Jefferson City administrator http://kbia.org/post/state-hires-former-jefferson-city-administrator <p>The Missouri Department of Economic Development has hired a former Jefferson City administrator who lost his city job as officials debated how to proceed with a new conference center.</p><p>The Jefferson City News Tribune reported Tuesday that Nathan Nickolaus started work as the state agency&#39;s general counsel. The department&#39;s current general counsel is leaving for private practice. Nickolaus says he is excited about the job. He previously was Jefferson City&#39;s attorney.</p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 20:25:08 +0000 Associated Press 41409 at http://kbia.org State hires former Jefferson City administrator 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 fires city administrator http://kbia.org/post/jefferson-city-fires-city-administrator <p>Jefferson City is looking for a new city administrator after firing its current one. The City Council voted in a closed session Monday to immediately terminate Nathan Nickolaus’ contract.</p><p>Mayor Eric Struemph requested the motion to terminate, and it passed by an 8-2 vote. Nickolaus had been city administrator for 2 years and says the news was unexpected.</p><p>“It was very much out of the blue," Nickolaus said. "I think that things actually had been going very well recently, and I think we’ve been making a lot of progress in the city. So I was surprised, you know.”</p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 20:54:51 +0000 Amanda LaBrot 40672 at http://kbia.org Jefferson City fires city administrator Facing budget shortfall, Jefferson City makes cuts to every department http://kbia.org/post/facing-budget-shortfall-jefferson-city-makes-cuts-every-department <p>In late February, Jefferson City revealed it was facing a nearly $1.7 million dollar budget shortfall. Jefferson City Council members Monday voted unanimously in favor of bill 2012-148 which adjusts the city’s 2012-2013 budget.</p><p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 13:29:12 +0000 Evan Townsend 30627 at http://kbia.org Facing budget shortfall, Jefferson City makes cuts to every department Amid resignations, budget crisis, Jefferson City Council to hold special meeting Thursday http://kbia.org/post/amid-resignations-budget-crisis-jefferson-city-council-hold-special-meeting-thursday <p>In an effort to save the city money, two Jefferson City officials announced their resignation this week. But it hasn’t been enough to solve the city’s deficit.</p><p>Mayor Eric Struemph of Jefferson City called a special city council meeting for 8 a.m. Thursday. On the agenda are budget issues, resignations, and morale. The meeting comes after last month’s announcement of the city’s nearly $1.7 million budget shortfall. One option proposed by the city council is a separation incentive plan that would allow retirement-eligible city employees to resign voluntarily with certain incentives.</p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 22:54:44 +0000 Evan Townsend 30362 at http://kbia.org Jefferson City Council shows support for administrator http://kbia.org/post/jefferson-city-council-shows-support-administrator <p>The Jefferson City Council showed support for its City Administrator Friday whose job was in question following a controversial email he sent suggesting some funds for the fire department could be used for other departments.</p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 13:12:38 +0000 Jonathan Ingram 19366 at http://kbia.org Jefferson City Council shows support for administrator Jefferson City Discusses Annexation Options http://kbia.org/post/jefferson-city-discusses-annexation-options <p>Jefferson City is one step closer to expanding its borders today. Fri, 04 Nov 2011 21:51:34 +0000 3060 at http://kbia.org Jefferson City Discusses Annexation Options