Jefferson City may be seeking a new consultant to assist in the negotiation phase of the conference center discussions. The City Council has paid a consultant over $44,000 for the last phase of discussions.
Work session tentatively planned for Dec. 17 to discuss details
The Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Commission is moving forward with plans for a multipurpose building, looking at possibly placing the new facility in Riverside Park.
Lodging tax revenues tied to events
November receipts for Jefferson City's sales taxes showed the 1 percent general sales tax coming in $61,000 above projections, bringing the total for the year to date $6,200 above projections. The half-cent capital improvement tax and half-cent parks sales tax also exceeded projections.
Jefferson City is nearly one month into the 2014 fiscal year, and finance officials are working on closing out accounts from the previous year, hoping to come as close to projections as possible.
Council members outline concerns, details they want to see
As Jefferson City moves into contract negotiations with two developers for a possible conference center, members of the City Council say they are looking for more specifics about each plan before a final decision can be made.
City: Utility hadn’t paid for wastewater service for years
Jefferson City has collected more than $9,000 from Missouri American Water after it was discovered the company failed to bill itself for wastewater service. But that amount is not the full amount, just what the city is legally allowed to recoup.
The American Red Cross Heart of Missouri Chapter sponsored its second Holiday Mail for Heroes program Saturday at the Capital Mall to allow the community to create and write cards which the Red Cross will deliver to military members stationed overseas and locally.
The Jefferson City Council could decide on a new public works director as soon as next month. A proposed bill would change the residency requirements for all department directors.
There'll be at least one race for Jefferson City Council next spring, as a challenger has filed to run against 4th Ward Councilwoman Carrie Carroll. Glen Costales filed Tuesday morning for the seat.
Jefferson City officials report 67 people have applied for the open city administrator position. A selection committee of 10 community members will review applications and recommend one or two candidates to the council.