Downtown Jefferson City event planners say long-range plans need to address growing electrical demand
Jefferson City’s downtown area is host to many large events, such as Thursday Night Live and Salute to America. But as these events grow, event planners say the demand for electricity is growing, too.
A fire and flooding of the gymnasium at St. Elizabeth School canceled classes Wednesday, but teachers and students will be back in the classroom today.
The Salute to America Committee wants the Cole County Commission to double its contribution to the annual event.
Annual report cites return on city, county investment
According to the Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce, both Jefferson City and Cole County saw an “anticipated economic return” of more than $486,000 in 2013.
Official: Report should be lead to more accurate budgeting, transparency
An effort to ensure more accurate budgeting at City Hall also has led to what one official hopes will be increased transparency and understanding of Jefferson City’s budget.
Ret. Maj. John Sullivan never expected to receive France’s highest honor. But 70 years after flying 35 missions in the then-Nazi-occupied nation, that’s just what he received.
In its first annual report to the city, the Animal Shelter Advisory Committee detailed several changes taking place at the shelter.
All work has now been bid for renovations and remediation at the old Missouri State Penitentiary, and officials still are planning on resuming public tours this spring.
Jefferson City officials are hopeful winter is winding down, as the city has already spent more than $500,000 on snow-fighting efforts, more than the past two years combined.
Jefferson City will continue demolition at the old Missouri State Penitentiary, aiming to demolish 12 structures on the site by August.