CDD 4/18: Current West Broadway plan keeps two traffic lanes

Columbia’s Daily Dish 4/18
Current West Broadway plan keeps two traffic lanes (CM) The latest plan, discussed at an April 8 West Broadway Community Advisory Committee meeting, features two lanes with raised medians separating traffic and left-turn lanes at intersections.

Deputy Police Chief Dresner takes to the skies (CM) When he’s not managing Columbia’s police force, Dresner is a paramotorist. He propels himself around the countryside with a small but powerful propeller-engine and a parachute-like airfoil.

Audio tour of MKT benches memorialize past, allude future (CM) The benches along the MKT Trail have stories to tell, and Clyde Bentley, an associate professor at the Missouri School of Journalism, has found a way to bring them to life.

Partnership named in suit over race bias (CDT) Three white former employees of the Boone County Community Partnership allege in a federal civil suit that black employees and board members systematically sought for several years to purge whites from the state-funded partnership through a pattern of harassment and intimidation.

New council gets a vision of budget effort (CDT) The Columbia City Council met in a work session yesterday to begin planning for the fiscal 2011 budget and to discuss other issues such as streamlining council meetings and the potential consolidation of some boards and commissions.

City renews use tax idea (CDT) With Columbia having felt the pinch of declining sales tax receipts in recent years, it shouldn’t be a surprise that the idea of administering a use tax is being kicked around again.

Wood takes primary fundraising lead (CDT) Bondi Wood said her early start on a campaign to be the Democratic candidate this fall for Boone County presiding commissioner has paid off by giving her a sizeable lead in fundraising.

Hinkson pollution on agenda (CDT) The latest plan to improve water quality in the Hinkson Creek is the focus of a public meeting from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday in the county commission chamber at the Boone County Government Center.

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One Response

  1. I sure hope they do something about it.

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