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Tag: Columbia Mayor Bob McDavid

More passengers flying with Columbia Regional Airport

The number of residents using Columbia Regional Airport has nearly tripled since 2011.

Pedestrian safety task force launched

The Pedestrian Safety Task Force will look for a trend in recent accidents and give recommendations to city council.

Continued debate ends in unanimous City Council vote in favor of fluoridation

The city will persist in adding controlled amounts of fluoride to the water supply for dental health benefits.

Columbia recommits to sister city program with Hakusan, Japan

Hakusan presented Columbia with a gift that symbolizes protection.

Council defeats plan to build CVS pharmacy

The proposed plan was tabled following citizen opposition.

City Council approves compressed natural gas fueling station contract

The council approved the contract in a 4-3 vote.

City council, CPD tackle increase in violent crime

From January to June, uniform crime reporting statistics show 274 reported violent incidents.

Columbia City Council approves another housing complex, The Residences, for construction

The apartments are slated to open August 2015.

Skala proposes new method for funding road maintenance

The proposal would have developers pay for the amount of traffic their site generates during peak hours.

City Council and CPD divided over crime prevention, statistics

Police chief suggested a curfew, but only the mayor also supported it.

Columbia Regional Airport could add two flights to Chicago, Dallas

Flights are down by more than 30,000 since 1972.

New financier makes Tiger Town a possibility

The quickest approval date for new Tiger Town proposal would be a month from now.

Mayor McDavid proposes new FastCAT route for Columbia Transit

The route would pass through downtown and MU to satisfy students' needs.

Increased lodging tax proposed to fund new airport terminal

If approved, the current tax would increase from 4 to 7 percent.

City Council votes to extend eviction notices for tenants

The council also discussed pension funding for firefighters and police officers.

New partnership brings faster internet to MU, Columbia

MU and the city of Columbia have reached an agreement with Gig.U to lay a fiber optic cable network in the city.

Hero Awards celebrate community service

The Tribune and Landmark Bank sponsored the award ceremony.

City Council focuses on SWAT, parking garage debate

$27,000 in forfeited funds will be allocated to Columbia SWAT for tactical equipment.

City Council names Matthes as new city manager

Mike Matthes replaces retiring city manager Bill Watkins.

McDavid gives Fitness Awards to 16 Boone County residents

A special council picked the nominees.