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Public forums planned for Wellness Center

The Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Commission is ready to talk programming.

City considers change to term limits

Jefferson City Council to revisit issue, employee residency next month

The Jefferson City Council may place a proposal to change the city’s charter regarding council term limits on the ballot sometime in the next year.

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Jefferson City Parks welcomes Little League

Jefferson City Little League will start playing on fields owned by the city’s Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department this summer.

Proposed animal code changes put on informal calendar

The Jefferson City Council has opted not to act on proposed changes concerning animals housed outside, at least not yet.

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New parks director ready to listen, work hard

Doing what he loves

Todd Spalding had been looking for change when he noticed a job listing for director of Jefferson City’s Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department.

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Commission: Programming discussions for Wellness Center will begin ‘soon’

Last month, construction on the planned Lincoln University/Parks and Recreation Wellness and Multipurpose Recreation Center began on Lafayette Street.

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Jefferson City transit seeks new upgrades

New equipment would help collect data for long-range transit plan

With the help of grant funding, Jefferson City’s transit system is looking to get new equipment.

Moving Jefferson City toward a civic center

Mayor’s priorities alter conference center concept

In kicking off the new year, Mayor Carrie Tergin has brought back an old idea with a new spin — changing from the conference center concept to a civic center.

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Officials don't see flooding at Adrian’s Island as development killer

Passive design is key to quick recovery after floods

With the return of Adrian’s Island talk and how best to access the riverside property, comes an often heard complaint from residents — why develop an area that frequently floods?

Council weighs Jefferson City animal code changes

The Jefferson City Council took no action Tuesday on proposed changes to the animal code after some residents expressed concerns.

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