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Politics
5:48 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Zoning panel approves Franklin Co. concrete plant

Shaw Nature Reserve in August, 2009. A Franklin County zoning panel voted 6-4 in favor of a concrete plant expansion near the reserve.
Credit DanielSTL via Flickr

A Franklin County zoning panel has approved plans to build a concrete plant near the Shaw Nature Reserve.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that county zoning commissioners on Tuesday voted 6-4 in favor of the Landvatter Ready Mix concrete company's expansion plans.

Some residents and nature preserve leaders worry the plant's noise and truck traffic will harm the area's tranquility. But commissioners cited the promised creation of 25 full-time jobs in an area already packed with other commercial and industrial sites.

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Politics
8:08 am
Tue February 4, 2014

City Council denies rezoning request for student-housing complex

Aspen Heights student housing complex
Credit KOMU

Land northeast of Stadium Boulevard and the Cinnamon Hill Lane, Maguire Boulevard intersection will stay agricultural, at least for now, after a failed rezoning request.

The Columbia City Council voted 4-3 last night in opposition of New York City developers Park7 Group’s request to change the land from agricultural to a planned unit development, which would’ve been the site of an 899-bed luxury student-housing complex, The Avenue. 

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Politics
11:46 am
Tue March 12, 2013

"Tentative agreement" to save the Niedermeyer building

The Niedermeyer building
Ryan Famuliner KBIA file photo

UPDATE: 2:00PM, March 12:

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Politics
11:58 am
Wed January 23, 2013

Moratorium on demolitions in downtown Columbia fails

The Niedermeyer building
Ryan Famuliner KBIA

The Columbia Daily Tribune reports the Columbia City Council voted Tuesday night against an ordinance that would have put a created a six-month moratorium on demolition permits in downtown Columbia.

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Business Beat
4:24 pm
Wed December 19, 2012

America's next top beef cow

Thousands of years of selective breeding went into producing the best beef possible. Now, that's changing.
Credit Adam Kuban/flickr / http://www.flickr.com/photos/slice/482963344/

Columbia City Council is considering an ordinance that would put a temporary abeyance on demolition permits in downtown Columbia. This comes on the heels of a petition to demolish the oldest building downtown. KBIA’s Ryan Famuliner has a report on the zoning classification the council is looking at.

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Politics
5:16 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

City Council to consider suspending demolition permits in downtown Columbia

The ordinance was introduced after a demolition permit was filed for the Niedermeyer building in downtown Columbia.
Ryan Famuliner KBIA

The Columbia City Council is considering an ordinance that would put a temporary abeyance on demolition permits in downtown Columbia. 

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