public safety http://kbia.org en Proposed FY 2014 city budget focuses on safety http://kbia.org/post/proposed-fy-2014-city-budget-focuses-safety <p></p><p>Columbia City Manager Mike Matthes introduced his fiscal year 2014 budget recommendations on Friday. Fri, 26 Jul 2013 21:59:58 +0000 Kristofor Husted 37812 at http://kbia.org Proposed FY 2014 city budget focuses on safety Police step up patrols on DWI and other violations for holiday week http://kbia.org/post/police-step-patrols-dwi-and-other-violations-holiday-week <p>Missouri public-safety officials are cracking down on DUI and other violations this Independence Day holiday.&nbsp; There will be more officers than usual patrolling Columbia throughout fourth of July weekend.&nbsp; In addition to at least one scheduled DWI checkpoint, officers will also patrol major highways and busy streets for unsafe and aggressive drivers.&nbsp;</p><p>Some efforts have already begun.&nbsp; This past weekend one DWI arrest was made in Cole County and 406 vehicles were stopped during a checkpoint at U.S. 54 on Hammond Drive.&nbsp; \</p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 13:50:08 +0000 Janet Saidi 36423 at http://kbia.org Police step up patrols on DWI and other violations for holiday week Columbia city council discusses infrastructure at annual planning retreat http://kbia.org/post/columbia-city-council-discusses-infrastructure-annual-planning-retreat <p>Columbia residents identified improvements to public safety, roads and storm water infrastructure as key priorities in a survey conducted by the city council. The council met Friday and Saturday in its annual planning retreat to discuss future payment options.</p><p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 21:46:52 +0000 Tori Meador 35216 at http://kbia.org Columbia city council discusses infrastructure at annual planning retreat