The number of residents using Columbia Regional Airport has nearly tripled since 2011.
The Pedestrian Safety Task Force will look for a trend in recent accidents and give recommendations to city council.
The city will persist in adding controlled amounts of fluoride to the water supply for dental health benefits.
Hakusan presented Columbia with a gift that symbolizes protection.
The proposed plan was tabled following citizen opposition.
The council approved the contract in a 4-3 vote.
From January to June, uniform crime reporting statistics show 274 reported violent incidents.
The apartments are slated to open August 2015.
The proposal would have developers pay for the amount of traffic their site generates during peak hours.
Police chief suggested a curfew, but only the mayor also supported it.
Flights are down by more than 30,000 since 1972.
The quickest approval date for new Tiger Town proposal would be a month from now.
The route would pass through downtown and MU to satisfy students' needs.
If approved, the current tax would increase from 4 to 7 percent.
The council also discussed pension funding for firefighters and police officers.
MU and the city of Columbia have reached an agreement with Gig.U to lay a fiber optic cable network in the city.
The Tribune and Landmark Bank sponsored the award ceremony.
$27,000 in forfeited funds will be allocated to Columbia SWAT for tactical equipment.
Mike Matthes replaces retiring city manager Bill Watkins.
A special council picked the nominees.