Columbia Chamber Endorses Prop 1
The Columbia Chamber of Commerce has endorsed Proposition 1, a bond proposal that would fund nearly $39 million worth of projects to modernize the city’s water treatment systems.
The upgrades will include additional reliability and safety elements.
To finance the revenue bonds, there will be four rate increases to total eleven percent to cover the payments.
The last time the city upgraded the water system was in 2008.
The issue will appear in the August 7th ballot.
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Mexico Man Named New Head Bowling Coach at Central Methodist University A Mexico man is taking the reins of the Central Methodist University bowling program. Kevin Duncan is CMU’s new head coach. The 55-year-old Duncan is an Edward Jones advisor in Mexico and has over 40 years of bowling experience. He joined the Professional Bowlers…Continue Reading
Parking Details Released on Two Fireworks Displays in Mexico Mexico Public Safety is releasing information on the two professional fireworks displays that will take place in Mexico over the 4th of July weekend. The first is sponsored by Tyronn Lue and will be after dark on July 3rd at the old AP Green property. Parking…Continue Reading
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