Visioning is fine, but city council controls the bottom line

by J Scott Christianson, Columbia Daily Tribune Columnist

Columbia’s visioning process seems to be off to a great start. The BIG — Big Idea Gathering — meetings were well attended and generated lots of good ideas and insights. The next step is the topic groups where Columbians will be able to dig deep into the subjects of most concern and generate a plan for turning vision into reality.

The visioning process will generate a number of great ideas, new insights and several realistic plans for action, but…