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Betts appointed director of finance, IT

The Jefferson City Council approved the appointment of Bill Betts as the director of finance and information technology Monday, effectively merging the two departments he oversees.

Council nearing end of budget discussions

After nearly one month of meetings, the Jefferson City Council is starting to wind down its budget discussions.

Many skirt Jefferson City's mandatory trash service

City attorney: ‘It’s not a foolproof system’

It’s been nearly five years since Jefferson City enacted an ordinance making trash service mandatory for all residents, but not all residents have embraced the requirement.

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Contract talks expected to resurrect some trash service sentiments

Jefferson City is in the process of preparing a scope of services for the city’s next solid waste services, or trash, contract, but whether anything will change after the six-year contract with Allied Waste Services ends likely will depend on whether any other company submits a bid.

City seeks to merge finance, IT departments

Move would save $100,000 in 2015 fiscal year

The Jefferson City Council is expected to decide Monday whether to merge two departments and fill the last high-level vacancy at City Hall.

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Jefferson City Council to consider new finance director

The Jefferson City Council will hold a special meeting Monday to consider a recommendation for filling the city’s vacant finance director position.

JC Council continues budget discussions

The Jefferson City Council reviewed 10 department budgets in less than three hours Thursday night, making several proposed changes to the mayor’s draft 2015 budget.

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Angiepalooza aims to celebrate life

Angiepalooza’s second annual street party is set for 6 p.m. Saturday in downtown Jefferson City.

Fare increase considered for Jefferson City transit

Jefferson City transit riders may face a potential fare increase in the next fiscal year.

Jefferson City seeks options to better enforce code

Officials consider daily tickets and heftier fines

Jefferson City is looking at how to best enforce city code, and officials are hoping to give staff all the tools they need.

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