Commission reviews Edgewood traffic study
The Cole County Commission has approved having the Public Works Department develop a maintenance program for bridges throughout the county.
The four-lane expansion of U.S. 50 in Osage County, from the U.S. 50/63 junction to County Road 604 west of Linn, has reached the halfway mark.
Sets requirements, fees for permits
On Monday, the Cole County Commission adopted a food ordinance governing retail food establishments, food processors/distributors and temporary food establishments regarding their construction, renovation and operation.
University combining some jobs, streamlining student services
An undisclosed number of positions have been cut at Lincoln University under a reorganization plan announced Tuesday by university officials.
David Hosier was sentenced Tuesday to die for the September 2009 murder of Angela Gilpin in Jefferson City. But during those court proceedings Tuesday, Hosier denied killing Angela, 45, and her estranged husband Rodney, 61.
After Cole County Prosecutor Mark Richardson reviewed a recent case involving another county and found it would have no impact on elected officials salaries here, the county’s salary commission voted to give themselves a cost-of-living raise — if all other county employees get one.
The Cole County Commission, Lincoln University and the Community Health Center are looking at the possibility of a health clinic to help residents on the east side of Jefferson City.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Jefferson City’s downtown, as new holiday lighting is being installed. Workers have been stringing Christmas lights the past several days in anticipation of a ceremony to turn on the lights Friday.
The heads of the departments that make up Cole County government talked with county commissioners on Thursday about their departments’ needs for next year. The meeting was part of the annual process of creating a budget for the next fiscal year.
As they go through the budget process for 2014, Cole County commissioners plan to take more time with the budget for the sheriff’s department. The sheriff’s budget includes looking at areas such as the jail, the patrol division and vehicles for the department.