Court rated as 'fair'
Jefferson City’s municipal court has received several recommendations from the state auditor’s office and an overall rank of fair.
Consultant talk put on hold — Johnson may still owe services to city
The Jefferson City Council is requesting more specific numbers from the Ehrhardt Hospitality Group on a proposed conference center within one week after several council members expressed frustration at the lack of information included in the developer’s proposal.
After 20 years tutoring students at Lincoln University, Pat Pollock is ready to retire.
New agreement needed before station receives city funds
Interim City Administrator Drew Hilpert said the current contract between Jefferson City and Lincoln University for operating JCTV expired after Thursday, and a new one is not yet in place.
People gathered around storefronts along High Street on Friday, eager to see this year’s Living Windows displays. Store owners and volunteers handed out cups of warm cider and cookies to cold passersby.
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.