COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)
The Columbia City Council is set to meet Monday to discuss the Convention and Visitors Bureau's COVID-19 economic losses, a new app for the city and CARES Act funding, among other items.
The meeting is scheduled for Monday at 7 p.m. at Columbia's City Hall.
The Convention and Visitors Bureau will share an update on what the department accomplished in 2020.
The bureau shared numbers as they compared to 2019.
The Convention and Visitors Bureau reported losing 108 events due to COVID-19.
Events lost reflects meetings, conventions and amateur sporting events.
The bureau also lost over 17,000 room nights and nearly $40,000,000 less was spent on tourism related spending.
The city council is also expected to discuss a new app aimed at connecting residents with a comprehensive array of city information.
The MyCOMO app will provide information on topics such as city government, upcoming events, utility services, outage maps and directories.
The MyCOMO app is available on Google Play and the Apple Store.
The city council will also discuss authorizing and ratifying an amendment to agreements with Boone County for administration of CARES Act Funding for PPE and public health.