Transform Jefferson City
On Feb. 7, Jefferson City voters will have an opportunity to say “yes” to Transforming Jefferson City and improving the future of our community.
One only needs to take a look around Jefferson City to see the current state of affairs.
During the initial preparation of Cole County’s Comprehensive Plan we conducted a demographic study.
I have to tell Jefferson City residents to wake up! I am seeing how city officials are “transforming” Jefferson City.
I think it’s time taxpayers of Jefferson City and outside shoppers know how much sales tax is costing them.
“Where there is no vision, the people perish.” Nearly 100 years ago, those words from the Bible were inscribed in marble letters four feet high at the state Capitol building.
My husband, Bill, and I have been residents of Jefferson City for 20 years. We have many good friends here and they have made us part of their family.
Deeply profound statements are rare. In 50 years of listening one was by a state legislator over 25 years ago.
Many of us in the Jefferson City area community are graduates of or attended Lincoln University.
The Transform Jefferson City group has come up with some creative ideas for future economic growth, but has fallen short on how to initiate these ideas.
I am writing this letter because of concerns I have for the Transformation campaign.
Growing up in Jefferson City, I have always loved this community for the caring, generous people that live here and I am fortunate enough to see that spirit on a daily basis.
In a recent letter to the editor, the question was asked “Who are these people behind the push to pass the Transformation Tax?
In the Jan. 22 Transformation article Mr. Wagner, Transform Jefferson City campaign manager, stated several times that the ideas came from 400 volunteers.
We are fortunate to live in a community that has a history of supporting important endeavors.