Loop Board Meeting

The Loop Community Improvement District Board of Directors Meeting 601 Business Loop 70 W #128 Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:00 am Approval of Minutes Approval of Financials Committee Report Executive Committee Loop Corridor Plan Graphic Design Committee – Banner Selection Hickman Native Garden Small-Scale Manufacturing Etsy Committee COMO Cooks Shared […]

Welcome to the Pop-Up Park!

We’d like to welcome you to our new park! The Community Pop Up Park is open for informal gatherings during the week and no application is required–just come by with a sack lunch and some friends! We do ask users to remove their own trash and we want to remind […]

Annual Report 2019

The Business Loop Community Improvement District is pleased to present our 2019 Annual Report. Our mission is to improve the environment and the economy of The Loop and we’ve made significant progress in both of those areas with our Loop Corridor Plan and our Small-Scale Manufacturing Plan. Property Values Property […]

Small-Scale Manufacturing Report

The Business Loop CID was one of six organizations in the nation to receive a Smart Growth America grant designed to encourage local, small-scale manufacturing as a way to revitalize an underperforming area of the city and create new economic opportunities. A critical part of this plan was to find […]

We built a park!

Remember this vacant lot?   Neither do we because this is what it looks like now! Over 100 volunteers gathered on the Business Loop this past Saturday to help build a park on a vacant lot owned by Boone Electric Cooperative. Volunteers built tables, painted shipping containers, laid astroturf, strung […]

We’re Building a Park!

On Saturday, April 27 get ready for an old-fashioned barn raising as we build a park in a day! Boone Electric Cooperative is letting us transform a vacant lot into a pop-up park with the help of ForColumbia, a group of volunteers from 66 local churches, and donations from all over town. […]

The Loop and the Hyperloop

If you’ve been hearing the hype about the Columbia Loops and want to know more, make plans to attend the next Hawthorn College Event! Bill Turpin, CEO of the Missouri Innovation Center and Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Economic Development at the University of Missouri, shares information about the St. […]

Call for Vendors – Watering/Landscape Services

The Loop Community Improvement District is transforming a vacant lot on the east side of the Business Loop into a community pop-up park and is installing a bike repair station and seating area on the west side. Both projects will include potted plants. Volunteers will be planting large 12 water […]

Call for Vendors – Artificial Turf

The Loop Community Improvement District is transforming a vacant lot on the Business Loop into a community pop-up park. We are a not-for-profit organization creating a public space and are seeking products either at-cost or via donation. Vendors contributing to this public project will receive recognition on-site and through various […]