City of Columbia, Missouri
Planning and Zoning Commission
Thursday, August 4, 2022
Columbia City Hall
701 E. Broadway
I. CALL TO ORDER
Tootie Burns, Sara Loe, Anthony Stanton, Michael MacMann, Valerie Carroll,
Sharon Geuea Jones and Robbin Kimbell
2 - Peggy Placier and Shannon Wilson
III. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Meeting agenda adopted unanimously.
Adopt as presented
IV. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
July 21, 2022 Work Session
July 21, 2022 work session minutes adopted as presented.
Approve as presented
V. NEW BUSINESS
A. Sidewalk Master Plan (SMP) Update
Mr. Skov provided background information on the City’s Sidewalk Master Plan
(SMP). The SMP is developed by the Bicycle and Pedestrian Commission and is
typically presented to the Planning Commission before being brought to City
Council for final approval. He noted that a draft of the SMP had been sent to City
Council recently to provide a status update given delays caused by the COVID-19
pandemic. Mr. Skov indicated that he had also presented this draft update to the
Disabilities Commission and the Public Transit Advisory Commission, who indicated
specific support for a few individual projects.
Commissioners inquired as to how sidewalk projects were rated or prioritized on
the plan. Mr. Skov noted that the plan contains several scoring criteria which are
used to prioritize projects into two tiers. Some Commissioners asked how much the
City spends on sidewalk repairs and construction annually to which Mr. Skov
responded he did not have an exact figure at this time.
The Commission brought up discretionary grants created by the Bipartisan
Infrastructure Law (BIL) and how they may provide funding for projects on the SMP.
Mr. Kelley noted that the City is pursuing a Safe Streets and Roads for All Grant
(SS4A) which is intended for safety or mobility projects. He noted that the