public meetings

4:56 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Two student housing proposals approved, one tabled during Columbia City Council meeting

Columbia City Council members wait to hear the public’s opinion on the process of development agreement for Columbia properties during a meeting on March 19, 2014.
Credit Rickelle Pimentel / KBIA

Columbia City Council held a third public hearing at noon on Wednesday to discuss three contested student housing development proposals, approving the first two and tabling the third.

The council voted unanimously to approve a proposal by Collegiate Housing Partners for a 351-resident development on the south side of Conley Ave., between 4th and 5th Street, and voted 4-3 to approve Opus Development Company's plan for a 256-resident building on the north side of Locust Street between 7th and 8th streets. Both developers hope to be finished in time for fall semester 2015.

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4:54 pm
Tue February 12, 2013

Mo. Senate endorses Sunshine Law overhaul

Sunshine Law changes could cause more frequent penalties on violators
Credit Camille Phillips / KBIA

Missouri's Senate has endorsed an overhaul of the state's open meetings and records law, commonly called the Sunshine Law.

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