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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 […]

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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 […]

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Coffee with a Cop is June 14th

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, officers from the Columbia Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee. All community members are invited to attend the event from 8:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at Panera Bread inside […]

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Bike Marking Survey

Columbia Public Works is asking the public to view experimental bike pavement markings at four Columbia intersections and then take an online survey. The experimental bike markings are currently located on the northbound and southbound approaches of Garth and Broadway, Garth and Worley, West Boulevard and Worley, and West Boulevard […]

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Asphalt Resurfacing on I-70

Motorists traveling on Interstate 70 between the Missouri River bridge in Rocheport and the St. Charles Road/Lake of the Woods interchange in Columbia will see nightly lane closures beginning next week because of asphalt resurfacing work. Paving will start Monday, June 12 in the eastbound lanes of I-70 at the […]

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MKT-Parkade Bike Boulevard Update

The MKT to Parkade Bike Boulevard is moving along and we’ve got an update for you. The city is submitting the plans to MODOT this week and if they have no additional comments, the project will go out to bid in mid to late June. Any construction would start in September […]

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City Meeting on Stormwater

The City of Columbia invites you to a community meeting to discuss the Integrated Management Plan (IMP) for Wastewater and Stormwater on Wednesday, June 28 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Activity and Recreation Center (ARC) The IMP is a long-term planning effort by the City to address critical infrastructure and meet […]

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Embracing the “Public” in Public Use

We travel down streets everyday, but rarely do we ask how this messy mix of buildings, people, and infrastructure came to be. Who planned this? Planning used to be fairly straightforward — it came from one person with a vision. A planner would look at a public space, decide the […]

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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 New Business Review of Arcturis Proposal Closed Session (This section of the meeting will be closed pursuant to the provisions of section 610.021) Director’s […]

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Movies in the Park returns to Cosmo Park

The annual Movies in the Park series will return this year to Cosmo Park, 1615 Business Loop 70 W, near Nickell Shelter. Columbia Parks and Recreation shows family-friendly movies monthly on a giant inflatable screen. The first movie of the series will be Zootopia (PG), starting at 8:30 p.m. on […]

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