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The newly renovated amphitheater at the city’s Ellis-Porter Riverside Park will open with a twang next month. Touring country music artists Clay Walker and Tracy Lawrence will be the inaugural event, scheduled for May 22. Read More

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The last presidential election revealed a lack of confidence many Americans have in our ability to accurately count the results. The responsibility for administering elections is federally delegated to the states. In Missouri, elections are further decentralized to 116 local election jurisdi… Read More

The 2021 budget for the City of Jefferson was approved by city council earlier this month. Total expenditures are budgeted for $64.6 million. Included in the budget is a 2% wage increase for employees, five new police vehicles, and vehicles and equipment for the Public Works Department and t… Read More

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Based on the order from Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, guidance from Cole County Health Department, and in consultation with Mayor Tergin and Department Directors: Read More

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Almost $2.5 million in improvements next year to East High Street in downtown Jefferson City moved forward this month when the city council approved a construction contract with Aplex, Inc. to complete the work. Read More

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Tanner Bridge Road, one of the highest traveled two-lane roads in Cole County is open again. Don Schnieders Excavating has completed improvements near the Tara Road intersection, which included realignment of the intersection. Residents had to detour onto Route B during part of the construct… Read More

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Fire Driver Dale Duemmel (center) is pictured with his wife (on his right), Mayor Carrie Tergin (on his left) and members of the department after being recognized by the city council this month for his retirement after 30 years of service. Read More

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City council has proposed an amendment which states the owner of a property must repair defective sidewalks and in the case of utility work or other construction, those employees would be required to repair the sidewalks to be compliant to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Read More