The six candidates for Jefferson City mayor squared off in their first forum Tuesday night, covering a range of issues from trash to the use of email.
Joint city-county meeting sought to discuss 2015 priorities
According to the Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce, both Jefferson City and Cole County saw an “anticipated economic return” of roughly $641,000 in 2014.
2nd Ward councilwoman unopposed on April ballot
After roughly eight months on the Jefferson City Council, 2nd Ward Councilwoman Laura Ward is facing her first election, though she has no opponent.
Scouts to pick up food next weekend for Samaritan Center
Continuing a tradition of charitable efforts, hundreds of Boy Scouts took to Jefferson City streets Saturday to spread the word about the upcoming Scouting for Food drive.
Though discussion of a potential Jefferson City conference center has dropped off since early last year, the dedicated lodging tax continues to collect funds earmarked for the promotion of tourism.
Department received up to $50,000 in free equipment
The Jefferson City Fire Department is acting as a test site for new technology, affording the department thousands of dollars of equipment at no cost.
1st Ward Councilman faces no opposition on April ballot
Jim Branch has served as 1st Ward councilman on the Jefferson City Council for nearly two years and is ready for another term.
Need for space could move court to parks offices once multipurpose building is complete
As the Jefferson City Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department eyes a new multipurpose building on the campus of Lincoln University, some city officials are looking at the current parks offices on Monroe Street as the perfect new home for municipal court.
The process is moving forward to replace a 36-year-old heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) system in the Jefferson City Police Department.
Legislation would limit local revenues from traffic fines
One-third of the 27 Mid-Missouri communities with municipal courts could be affected by a proposed law the state Senate approved Tuesday. A final vote is needed before the measure can be sent to the House.