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Finding a passion in planning

It’s been 20 years since Janice McMillan began working at Jefferson City Hall and her love for the job has yet to dwindle.

Draft city budget cuts most vacant jobs

Jefferson City Council to face discussion on what staffing is needed

Jefferson City’s annual budget process is officially underway, and the City Council likely will face some discussion on what positions are needed at City Hall.

City projects $1 million surplus for 2014

Though city sales tax receipts have fallen behind projections this month, Jefferson City is now projecting an end-of-the-year surplus of just under $1 million.

Commissioners deny request to lower speed limit

A group of residents near South Country Club Drive tried to lower the speed limit on a section of the road, but the request was denied at a commission meeting Wednesday morning.

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Local couple visits National Sept. 11 Memorial Museum

Remembering 9/11

Barb Kalberloh and her husband were on an international cruise 13 years ago when disaster struck.

Commission authorizes staff to pursue LU collaboration

The Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Commission officially authorized department staff to pursue a potential collaboration with Lincoln University on a proposed multipurpose building.

Mayor unveils 2015 budget with pay hike, holiday

The draft budget for Jefferson City’s 2015 fiscal year was unveiled Monday and includes both a pay increase for city employees and an additional city holiday.

City’s draft budget shows $29.5M in 2015 revenue

The 2015 draft budget includes a small increase in revenues from the last fiscal year, but the Jefferson City mayor says it’s still a tight budget.

Jefferson City, Lincoln University look at improving relationship

‘We have to be inseparable’

As Jefferson City and Lincoln University officials look into a potential collaboration for a multipurpose building, leaders of both organizations say the discussions are a sign of a continually improving relationship between the university and the community.

New fire chief eligible for any 2015 raises

Jefferson City’s new fire chief will be eligible for any raises authorized for the 2015 fiscal year and may receive a city vehicle if, and when, he moves inside city limits.

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