Jefferson City city council

Politics
4:20 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Convention center decision expected tonight in Jefferson City

Credit Missouri Department of Tourism / Missouri Department of Tourism

After a long process of meeting with developers and finalizing each proposal, the Jefferson City council is expected to decide between two convention center proposals at Monday night’s meeting.

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Politics
8:24 am
Mon September 30, 2013

Jefferson City convention center opposition group disbands

Aerial view of Jefferson City
Credit Missouri Department of Tourism / Missouri Department of Tourism

A local resident’s group has decided to disband after the Jefferson City County Clerk’s Office struck down two petition proposals.

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Politics
8:41 am
Wed September 25, 2013

Jefferson City convention center plans spark disagreement

Credit KBIA

The issue of whether or not to build a convention center in Jefferson City with taxpayer funds has been a contentious one.  At a public forum Monday hosted by the Jefferson City council, there was debate over proposed locations and whether or not the city should fund the project.  The expected cost of over $9 million dollars is to come from existing lodging tax revenue. 

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