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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 […]

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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 […]

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Shared Kitchens and Food Incubators

It was a foodie heaven. A large commercial kitchen full of chefs bottling sauces and packaging meals. Across the way was a row of small restaurant spaces with local offerings ranging from vegetarian to Asian fusion to Mexican. People were eating lunch at shared tables or grabbing a cup of […]

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Family Fun Fest!

Entertainment for the whole family, including activities, music, hands-on learning, live entertainment, face painting, ballon art, and more. Food vendors this month include Manzo’s Pizza, Kona Ice, RJ’s Real Italian Ice & 2 Odd Dawgs Hot Dog Cart This month: Dancing, crafts, games and other arts from countries from all over […]

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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 […]

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Loop Annual Meeting

The Loop Community Improvement District Annual Meeting + Board of Directors Meeting 601 Business Loop 70 W #128 Thursday, August 15, 2019 8:00 am Approval of Minutes Approval of Financials New Business Confirm Slate of Officers Annual Report Set Assessment Rate Small Scale Manufacturing Report -Final Report -UDC revisions Director’s […]

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Saturday STEAM Bus Brunch

It’s the second Saturday which means the STEAM Bus Brunch is back with more activities than ever! Come by the Pop-Up Park this Saturday the 10th from 10 am to noon and have a relaxing morning. The innovative STEAM Bus, which helps kids grasp scientific concepts through fun and learning, […]

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Notice of Public Hearing

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, […]

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New Police Substation on The Loop

A new Columbia Police Department substation is now open at the Boone Electric Cooperative headquarters, 1413 Range Line Street. With this new substation, there are now five Police substations throughout Columbia. The substations provide spaces where officers assigned to work in that area can meet with residents to discuss any […]

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Bocce Courts now at Cosmo Park!

Columbia Parks and Recreation will host a grand opening ceremony for the new bocce courts at Cosmo Park, 1615 Business Loop 70 West, on Wednesday, July 10 at 5:15 p.m. Bocce, also known as Italian lawn bowling, is one of the most widely played games in the world and is […]

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John Glascock named Columbia city manager

The Columbia City Council announced Monday, July 15 that they selected John Glascock to fill the role as Columbia’s next city manager. Earlier this year, the City Council authorized CPS HR Consulting to conduct an aggressive engagement process to gather information regarding the leadership characteristics, knowledge, and skills that the […]

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City Budget Meetings

Columbia City Manager John Glascock will deliver the annual budget message for fiscal year 2020 on Friday, July 26 at 10:30 a.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 701 E. Broadway. Residents are encouraged to attend and learn more about the proposed budget which will cover the time […]

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