2016–2019 Strategic Plan Archives

Live Well By Faith Wins National Award

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Live Well By Faith Wins National Award

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The Live Well By Faith (LWBF) program was honored by the Boone County Commission after receiving the 2019 National Association of Counties (NaCo) Achievement Award. LWBF also won the Missouri Association of Counties' ...

CARE Program Employment Education Workshops

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CARE Program Employment Education Workshops

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Columbia Parks and Recreation's CARE Program offers free drop-in job-readiness workshops at the Armory for 6th through 12th grade students looking to hone their job hunting skills. Workshops are available from 3 p.m. ...

Vandiver Parker Roundabout

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Vandiver Parker Roundabout

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The Vandiver-Parker Roundabout project was completed in January 2019 as part of the City of Columbia’s Capital Improvement Program. Roundabouts have been identified by Vision Zero as one of the proven ways of reducing...

Ballenger Lane Widening Project Complete

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Ballenger Lane Widening Project Complete

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The Ballenger Lane improvement project was completed in the summer of 2019 as part of the City of Columbia’s Capital Improvement Program. This Public Works project, which passed through the City’s public involvement p...

2019 Community Scholars

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2019 Community Scholars

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Highlights from the award-winning Community Scholars Program. In 2018 the Community Scholars Program received the Missouri Municipal League's Innovation Award for demonstrating new approaches to solving municipal chal...

2019 Minority and Women Owned Business Expo Promo

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2019 Minority and Women Owned Business Expo Promo

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The Minority and Women Owned Business Expo is a great networking and business-generating opportunity. August 10, 2019 Beginning at 11 a.m. Parkade Center, 601 W Business Loop 70. FREE ADMISSION Reserve free booth spac...

2019 Public Works Construction Projects Focus on Safety

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2019 Public Works Construction Projects Focus on Safety

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The City of Columbia Public Works Department's Capital Improvement Program (CIP) seeks to improve street safety through a Vision Zero approach to project design and construction. All projects pass through a public inv...

Aurora Organic Dairy In Business In Mid-Missouri

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Aurora Organic Dairy In Business In Mid-Missouri

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A year after breaking ground at their new site in Columbia, Missouri, Aurora Organic Dairy (AOD) will be open for business before the end of April 2019. Based in Boulder, Colorado, AOD’s "cow-to-carton" supply chain i...

Fostering Equitable and Inclusive Neighborhoods

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Fostering Equitable and Inclusive Neighborhoods

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On November 29, 2018, the City of Columbia hosted a Fair Housing event: Fostering Equitable and Inclusive Neighborhoods, which featured a keynote address by Dr. Tiffany Manuel. Dr. Manuel is an experienced social scie...

Strategic Plan 2018 Update

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Strategic Plan 2018 Update

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Three years ago, in 2015, City Manager Mike Matthes announced a citywide strategic plan to reduce economic inequality in Columbia, Missouri. Each year, an annual report is presented to Council to recap the progress ma...