development

Politics
8:15 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

City council member Chadwick addresses new referendum petition

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First Ward Columbia City Council Member Ginny Chadwick announced Friday her opposition to a new referendum petition stated to be in favor of repealing improper downtown development.

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Intersection
4:39 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

TIFs and downtown development in Columbia

At a meeting tonight, members of Columbia’s City Council are expected to vote on a resolution offering preliminary support for a downtown TIF district. The idea, which would fund downtown infrastructure improvements, would freeze sales and property taxes for up to 23 years – money from any additional future revenue increases would then be diverted to a special fund for those improvements.

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Business
4:45 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Columbia City Council approves tougher ordinances for parkside subdivision

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Columbia City Council members amended and approved stricter requirements for a controversial potential housing development near Rock Bridge Memorial State Park.

The tougher ordinances affect the amount of impervious surfaces the new development is allowed to have.  Impervious surfaces are surfaces such as streets or sidewalks that reduce the amount of water that soaks into the ground. The changes come on the heels of dozens of water concerns community members voiced about the project.

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Intersection
1:34 pm
Tue April 23, 2013

Managing growth in Columbia

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Intersection
7:06 pm
Mon January 7, 2013

Development in downtown Columbia

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Intersection
5:18 pm
Mon May 14, 2012

The future of downtown Columbia

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Politics
9:25 am
Thu March 22, 2012

Lawsuit filed over Mamtek controversy

Columbia-based Shelter Insurance has sued a bond underwriter for $390 million over municipal bonds issued by the city of Moberly for the failed Mamtek USA sweetener plant project.

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