CityWatch - Marathon session explores fair pay, fire stations, tax and utility rates and funding for "extra" programs.

School Board Will Support Tax Break For New Medical Manufacturer

Columbia Missourian - The school board raised its property tax rate and will support a tax break for a new medical isotope facility.

Downtown CID Issues 5-Year Plan For District

KOMU TV - The Downtown CID hopes to improve image, cleanliness, safety and look of downtown.

Why Residential Building Costs Are Increasing

Columbia Business Times - Read what factors influence the cost of new residential construction in Columbia.

Mizzou Will Cut Budget By $45 Million This Year

Columbia Missourian - With fewer students and an unsure state funding stream, MU plans millions in budget cuts.

Parking Continues To Be Issue Downtown

KOMU TV - DLC issues letter to City Council regarding downtown parking.

New Governor Mike Parson Says Road Tax Needed

Columbia Missourian - New Gov. Mike Parson says tax hike should be approved by voters in November.

Water Rates Will Increase In October If Bond Issue Passes

Columbia Tribune - If voters approve a water bond issue in August, water rates will increase Starting in October.

Chamber Challenges Council On Unfinished Projects

Columbia Tribune - A representative of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce tells council it has ignored voters by not completing important projects.

Low Income Tax Credits Not Coming Back This Year

Columbia Missourian - Tax credits that support low income housing developments were cut this past year, and new Governor Mike Parson they won't be coming back this year.

City Watch: Columbia, Missouri