CDD 10/7: Planning restarts for Bonnie View Park

Columbia’s Daily Dish 10/7

Revised lake option for Bonnie View Park

Revised lake option for Bonnie View Park

Planning restarts for Bonnie View Park (CM) The possible elimination of a 4.5-acre lake from the proposed master plan for the 89.5-acre Bonnie View Park, also known as the Russell property, will be one of the major issues discussed as the Parks and Recreation Department reopens the public planning process for the park.

Panel aims to clarify development incentives (CM) Organizers hope a panel discussion Wednesday afternoon will help clear up confusion about tax increment financing, transportation development districts and community improvement districts.

Councilman requests national evaluation of Central Missouri Humane Society (CM) The city is looking into whether to ask the Humane Society of the United States to conduct an evaluation of the Central Missouri Humane Society.

Interim public safety director Zim Schwartze appointed permanently (CM) Columbia Police Capt. Zim Schwartze was appointed the Public Safety Joint Communications director Oct. 6. Schwartze has been acting as the interim director after former director James McNabb resigned last May.

New red-light cameras yield 237 citations in a month (CM) In their first month, cameras installed at two intersections caught a daily average of almost eight drivers running red lights, according to figures released by the Columbia Police Department.

‘Bike boulevard’ gets council OK (CDT) Plans for a new “bike boulevard” on Windsor and Ash streets won the approval of Columbia City Council members last night after several residents expressed support for the pilot project.

Mayor favors use tax for online shoppers (CDT) City officials have jumped into recent talk about imposing a “use tax” on consumers who make purchases online or through the mail.

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