Designing The Loop

In urban development circles, it’s common to talk about public art as a way to create a strong identity for an area. For hundreds of years, cites have placed works of art in their public squares and that tradition continues today. We are certainly considering the role of public art as we […]

Vacant Lot? More Like a Park in Waiting.

One thing we heard loud and clear at our planning open house for The Loop was the desire for more public space. I heard Gertrude Stein paraphrased a number of times as people joked, “There is no there there.” Public spaces are taken for granted in a downtown area, where parks and […]

2017 Annual Report

The Business Loop Community Improvement District is pleased to present our 2017 Annual Report. We’ve got big plans for the corridor and this year has brought some good news to help us achieve those goals. Property values have increased, largely due to property owners who are confident enough in the […]

Public Hearing on Property Assessment Rate

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE BUSINESS LOOP COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT PROPERTY ASSESSMENT RATE Notice is hereby given of a public hearing before the Board of the Business Loop Community Improvement District, to be held during their Annual Meeting at their offices at 601 Business Loop 70 W #128, Columbia, […]

Annual Meeting

The Business Loop Community Improvement District will be holding our Annual Meeting on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. at Parkade Plaza, Room #128. This is the same time and place as our regular monthly meeting. One key item on the agenda will be a public hearing on the […]

Take our online planning survey.

If you weren’t able to make it to our public planning meeting last week, you can still weigh in with our online survey. We’ve placed all the boards from our meeting online so you can review the current conditions of the street and then see some exciting ways other cities […]

Loop Board Meeting

The Loop Community Improvement District Board of Directors Meeting 601 Business Loop 70 W #128 Thursday, July 20, 2017 8:00 am – 9:00 am Approval of Minutes Approval of Financials Old Business Review of Planning Session Next Steps New Business Set Annual Meeting, Assessment Rate Hearing for Aug. 17, 2017 […]

Public Hearing on Property Assessment Rate

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE BUSINESS LOOP COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT PROPERTY ASSESSMENT RATE Notice is hereby given of a public hearing before the Board of the Business Loop Community Improvement District, to be held during their Annual Meeting at their offices at 601 Business Loop 70 W #128, Columbia, […]

Public Planning Meeting

The Loop Corridor Planning process is officially underway and we need your help to create a new vision for the Business Loop. The Loop is one of the most prominent, eclectic, diverse and potentially exciting streets in Columbia. The people, businesses and institutions along The Loop offer so much to Columbia […]

Loop Board Meeting

The Loop Community Improvement District Board of Directors Meeting 601 Business Loop 70 W #128 Thursday, June 15, 2017 8:00 am Approval of Minutes Approval of Financials Review of Planning Meeting Closed Session (This section of the meeting will be closed pursuant to the provisions of section 610.021) Director’s Report […]