The Kirksville Historic Preservation Commission is working to establish some ground rules for downtown construction to maintain Kirksville’s historic character.
The commission is conducting surveys of downtown properties with the hope of creating a “design and review” ordinance.
The commission wants to establish new guidelines for what buildings can and cannot be built in downtown Kirksville in order to preserve a cultural environment.
Boone County is trying to find funds for a construction project to widen lanes on the Route Z bridge over Interstate 70.
Columbia College will begin construction on a new science building starting this spring.