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Politics
4:19 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

Columbia City Council votes against discontinuation of fluoride

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The Columbia City Council voted unanimously Monday night against a resolution that would have discontinued the use fluoride in the city’s water supply.

Many residents had reported health concerns regarding the presence of fluoride in the water, and the Columbia Board of Health investigated these claims earlier this year.

In April, the board voted in favor of continuing the addition of fluoride to the water supply and they sent a report to the council, who put the resolution up to a vote.

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Politics
8:31 am
Mon September 9, 2013

City task force on violence to discuss solutions for community

The Columbia City Council originally passed a measure in February declaring some parts of the city "blighted."
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A new city task force on violence will meet for the second time this week. The group was put together by Mayor Bob McDavid and is looking at ways to reduce violence in Columbia.

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Politics
4:20 pm
Wed April 10, 2013

Columbia city council to vote on Providence Road improvement plan

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On April 15th the Columbia City Council will vote to pass the Providence Road improvement plan.

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Politics
4:56 pm
Wed February 6, 2013

Nauser back to work on Columbia council following special election win

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Councilwoman Laura Nauser is very familiar with the Columbia City Council and the fifth ward seat she just won in a special election Tuesday.

Nauser previously served on the City Council for six years ending in 2011 until she narrowly won a bid for the fifth ward seat Tuesday night.  She says she ran in this special election because there were council votes she disagreed with while she was out of office.  Nauser emphasized her desire to establish a more uniform approach to government decision making.

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