PILOT Fees Changing In June
Chillicothe Municipal Utilities customers
will have a change in the PILOT Fee they pay on the utility bills each
month, but will not likely see a change in the amount. Monday, the
Chillicothe City Council approved the changes requested by the Board
of Public Works and presented by General Manager Jim Gillilan. Finance
Director Katie Jeffers says the current PILOT, or Payment In Lieu Of
Taxes, is 10.41% of the electric portion of the bill.
The changes will take effect on June 1 and will be seen on the
statements sent out in June.
there are also changes for commercial and industrial customers.
The Industrial customers have been paying 3.88% on the electric
portion of the bill.
questions about the PILOT fees is asked to call the CMU office at
646-1683 or City Hall at 646-1877.
Electric Essay Contest Winners
Farmers Electric Cooperative announced
the winners of their annual Essay Contests. Chasity Anderson says they
have two juniors selected as winners for the 54th annual Youth Tour to
Anderson says they have three winners for the C.Y.C.L.E. Conference.
This year's essay contest had a theme of "Cooperatives serve their
members in a variety of ways. How do you serve?" They received 65
total entries for the contest this year.
Anderson says this is the 54th year for the Youth Tour to Washington
DC contest and the 14th year for the C.Y.C.L.E. Conference contest.
Chillicothe Police report includes
several investigations and a couple arrests.
Officers were called to Clay Street Park where a small child was
wandering unsupervised at about 10:45 am. The child was located and
returned to a parent.
disturbance was reported near Waples and Graves Streets. The incident
was verbal and no arrests were made.
missing person was reported Monday in the 1800 block of Webster. That
person was found in Iowa and returned to Chillicothe Tuesday.
At about 4:00 pm, a vehicle was reported stolen in the 700 block of
Highland. That investigation continues. About 20 minutes later
officers responded to the same area for a report of a domestic
disturbance. That incident was verbal and no arrests were made.
Tuesday evening, another domestic disturbance was reported, this time
in the 1200 block of Hogan. The incident was verbal and no arrests
Wednesday, at about 2:40 am,
Shawn Sese was arrested at Central and Maple Street on an Independence
warrant for alleged domestic assault and armed criminal action. Sese
was held at the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail.
Watermain Replacement Bid Approved
The watermain replacement project for
South Washington Street requires approval by the Chillicothe City
council before CMU can proceed. CMU General Manager Jim Gillilan
attended Monday's council session and requested approval to award the
contract to MS Contracting of Brookfield.
The council approved the contract unanimously.
Park Concession Bids For Chilli Bay
The park concessions for Chilli Bay Water
Park will be supplied by three companies again this summer. Parks
Director Josh Norris presented the bids to the City Council on Monday.
Concessions for the ball fields are handled by separate organizations
in the community.
Two Fire Calls For Smoke
Chillicothe Fire Fighters were called to
the Orschelns store Tuesday evening. An automated alarm indicating
smoke summoned fire fighters at about 8:20, and they arrived a few
minutes later. Finding no sign of smoke, employees and the fire
fighters did a walk through of the building and check an
air-conditioning unit that was being serviced earlier in the day. No
sign of fire or smoke was found and the alarm was reset. The fire crew
was on the scene for about 35 minutes.
couple hours later, at about 10:40 pm, Fire Fighters were called to
the Strand Apartments on a smoke alarm in apartment 505. The resident
stated she had been smoking when the alarm sounded. Fans were used to
clear the smoke. The alarm was reset and they cleared the scene in
about 10 minutes.
Troopers Arrest Humphreys Man
A Humphreys man was arrested by State
Troopers in Sullivan County Tuesday evening. At about 8:30, 48 year
old Curtis Harrell was arrested on a parole warrant on an original
charge of distribution of a controlled substance. He was taken to the
Sullivan County Jail with no bond allowed.
Walk/Chocolate Crawl Postponed
MainStreet Chillicothe's annual Chalk
Walk and Chocolate Crawl has been postponed because of weather.
MainStreet Director Micah Landes says the forecast for the weekend is
for rain, a condition not well suited for chalk art on the sidewalk.
The events are postponed to May 13th, the Saturday before Mother's
Chalk Walk registration is at 9:30
am on the north side of the courthouse and the event runs from 10:00
am to 2:00 pm.
The Chocolate Crawl will
also start at 10:00 and includes 15 area businesses in the downtown
If you need more information, call
the MainStreet office at 646-4071.
Cultural Luncheon and Concert May
The Chillicothe Area Arts Council will
kick off this year's cultural luncheon season with an event on May
4th. Arts Council Director Mary Lou VanDeventer says the Spring
Cultural Luncheon and Concert will be held Thursday May 4th at Noon
and will be held at Silver Moon Plaza. The concert features the
Chillicothe High School Jazz Band and Central School Hornet Stinger
Choir and there is no charge to attend and you may bring your own
If you would like a box lunch, you
will need to call to reserve that lunch. Call 646-1173 by Monday Noon.
The cost is $7.00.
The Spring Cultural
Luncheon and Concert will start May 4th at Noon and will be done by
Construction Begins For New Solar
Construction of a new Solar Farm on the
eastern edge of Chillicothe is underway and ground breaking was held
today (Tuesday) to celebrate the new site. MC Power is the company
constructing the Solar Farm that will generate 3.25 megawatts of DC
power. Loren Williamson from MC Power says this means they are now
part of the community.
CMU General Manager Jim Gillilan says the power will be fully utilized
Williamson says they want to be part of the community and have made a
contribution to show their support for the community.
MainStreet Director Micah Landes says they will use that $5,000
donation to help with programs and continued downtown revitalization.
Working On New Gym At The New
If you are driving in area near the
hospital and high school, you can't help but notice a large crane
moving large panels of concrete. Superintendent Dr Roger Barnes says
this is the construction of the gymnasium for the new school.
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He says other work at the site is also progressing. They recently
completed pouring the floor slabs for the kindergarten and preschool
wing. They are hoping to pour the slab for the 1st grade wing yet this
week but weather may not cooperate with those plans.
AED's Placed At Two Area Churches
Two AED's or Automated External
Defibrillators were recently places at churches around the area. Grand
River Heart Restart donated the AED's to Calvary Baptist Church and
Enon Baptist Church, who had applied through the organization earlier
this year. Grand River Heart Restart also trained these groups on the
use of the AED and are willing to provide a free class to teach Hands
Bev Shaul from Grand River Heart
Restart says funding for the AED's came from their Zombie Run last
October. Shaul says having AED's accessible to the public helps
eliminate deaths from sudden cardiac arrest.
2 Year Old Child Injured in
The Missouri Highway Patrol reported two
accidents in the area counties Monday.
accident in Carrollton Monday evening left a two year old child with
moderate injuries. State Troopers report at about 6:35 pm,
old Nalaeha Ray of Fayette was injured when she ran out from behind a
parked vehicle and was struck by a jeep driven by 30 year old Tara
Ponting of Hale. Ponting told officers she was unable to stop when the
child ran out from behind the vehicle. The child was taken to
Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City for treatment.
Just before 8:00 am in Livingston County, an accident on LIV 256 left
a Milan man with minor injuries. Twenty-five year old David Shiner of
Milan was westbound on LIV 256, west of Chillicothe, when he ran off
the road. His vehicle crested a levee and overturned off a bridge deck
and into a creek. Shiner was not wearing a safety belt and was flown
to St Luke's in Kansas City for treatment of minor injuries.
Chillicothe Under New Construction
Construction related codes used by the
City of Chillicothe have been updated effective today. The Chillicothe
city council approve updating to the 2015 version of the International
Building Codes, International Residential Code, International Plumbing
Code, International Fire Code and the 2014 National Electrical Code
during Mondays meeting. Codes Director Chuck Greever addressed the
council on the need for the updates.
The ordinances presented include a variety of additions and
subtractions allowed to make the code fit the community's standards.
At Monday's meeting, Greever says the
newly adopted codes will apply to all permits issued beginning today.
Greever says the city has other codes that need to be updated as well
and they are working on making the revisions to present to the council
in the future.
City Approves New Mowers For Parks
The Chillicothe Parks Department will
have two new mowers soon. The Chillicothe City Council approved just
over $33,000 for the request for the mowers presented by Parks
Director Josh Norris. Norris says they are replacing one mower that
needs several thousand dollars in repairs to get it working for this
season. Norris recommended mowers from two vendors.
Norris says funding from the mowers is not from the city's general
Norris says the Jacobson will cost $18,600 and the Scag will be about
$15,100. Woody's Outdoor Power will allow a trade-in of $850 for the
mower that needs to be replaced.
Plaque Will Honor Perry Family For
A new plaque will soon be place at
Gravesville Park, recognizing a donation by the Perry Family in 1959.
At Monday's Chillicothe City Council meeting, Ruth Ann Steele
addressed the council about the park.
Steele says the family would provide the plaque, which would be
similar to, but smaller than one posted at Simpson Park.
Groundbreaking Is Today For Solar
The ground breaking for the Solar Farm in
Chillicothe takes place this morning. CMU and MC Power are hosting the
ceremony at 10:00 am at the Solar Farm site at 336 East Third, east of
Mitchell Road. Electricity from the solar panels will feed into the
electric grid which powers residential and commercial customers of
Chillicothe Municipal Utilities and other Missouri Public Utilities
Association customers. Several dignitaries will be on hand for the
Prom and Royalty
The 2017 CHS Prom began Saturday evening,
beginning at the Performing Arts Center for the Grand March. The
attendees celebrated the theme of "Which Way To Wonderland," selected
by the Junior Executive committee. The committee was also responsible
for the decorations of the PAC lobby and stage. At the end of the
Grand March, this years Prom King and Queen were announced; they are
Jalynn Reeter and Aaron James. The dance was held at the Litton Ag
The After Prom party was also well
attended, with 94 students taking part and enjoying the activities at
the Fast Lanes Bowling Center and Grand Six Theater.
Chillicothe City Council Meetings
The Chillicothe City Council has two
meetings this evening, a Financial Workshop and Regular Council
meeting. The workshop session will begin at 5:30 and will include
updates from Great Life for the Bowling alley and Golf Course. They
will also discuss city finances.
Regular Council session will begin at 6:30 pm in council chambers. The
agenda starts with the financials, including bids for two park mowers
and for park concession supplies.
The council will
consider a request for permission to place a sign at Gravesville Park
to honor Ruth Ann and Paul Steele for donating the property to the
The mayor will make a recommendation
to appoint Reed Dupy to the Hospital Board
Robert Cowherd will present an ordinance for the CMU fund Transfers
Jim Gillilan will present an ordinance for approving the South
Washington Water Main replacement
Greever will request the council adopt a newer version of several
construction related codes, including the 2015 version of the
International Building Codes, International Residential Code,
International Plumbing Code, International Fire Code and the 2014
National Electrical Code
session is planned if it is needed.
To Host 2018 FFAM Convention
Chillicothe will be the host of the 2018
Fire Fighters Association of Missouri convention. Chillicothe Fire
Chief Darrell Wright says he's excited that the largest fire fighter
organization in the state has chosen Chillicothe for their 2018
Amy Supple from Greater Chillicothe Visitors Region says a planning
committee has already been formed to plan and execute the three day
convention. She says she worked with Chief Wright to make this happen.
year's Fire Fighters Association of Missouri convention will be May
4th to the 6th. Wright says the members are already starting book
hotel rooms for the event.
At this year's
convention, Chillicothe Fire Fighters Zach Parks and Derrick Allen
displayed the State FFAM Flag.
Chillicothe Police Report
Theft, trespassing and a couple arrests
are in the Chillicothe Police Department report.
Friday, theft was
reported in the 2700 block of North Washington.
Theft from a
vehicle was reported in the 100 block of Webster.
reported in the 1500 block of Locust. The suspect left, but was
identified and contacted by police.
Sunday, officers arrested Todd
Vanfossen and Nicole Henley for alleged possession of marijuana.
Vanfossen was also arrested for alleged possession of drug
paraphernalia. They were both processed and released.
was reported Saturday evening in the 2800 block of Hornet Road. The
report states one of the drivers left the scene.
Troopers Arrest Winston Resident
A Winston resident was arrested Saturday
in Caldwell County. 31 year old Shauna McCleary was arrested for
alleged DWI and a registration violation. McCleary was taken to the
Caldwell County Detention Center on a 24 hour hold.
More FFA Awards Announced
Two Chillicothe FFA Members received
scholarships at the Missouri FFA Convention and the Chillicothe
Parliamentary Procedure Team placed 4th.
The Chillicothe Parliamentary Procedure Team includes Sarah Mason,
Madelyn Warren, Molly Jones, McKenna Poling, Kim Roney, Claire Shipp
and, alternates, Elitza Crouch and Emilee Haley. Grand River
Technical School sponsors the state event, which consists of both a
written test and a demonstration that tests the team's knowledge of
parliamentary law based on Robert's Rules of Order.
Chillicothe FFA members Kade Plattner and Kaylee Peel received the
Missouri Youth in Agriculture Scholarship from Youth in Agriculture
- Hints and Restrictions
With warm days and cool nights, and an
adequate supply of moisture, we are in the middle of Morel hunting
season. The Missouri Department of Conservation reminds morel hunters
this is also turkey season, so you should use caution and dress in
bright colors, hunter orange is recommended, so you are not mistaken
for a wild turkey.
Here is something you
may not be aware of... According to the Missouri Department of
Conservation, morel mushrooms that are picked on private land may be
bought or sold, but if you are picking them on state land, including
conservation areas, they are for your personal use only and may NOT be
bought, sold or bartered.
Trenton Council Considering Budgets
Trenton City Council considers their
budgets as the meet at 7:00 pm this evening at Trenton City Hall.
There are several ordinances on the agenda, they include:
For profession services for the wastewater treatment plant project
An Agreement between the City and Grundy County Public Water Supply
Amending several sections of
the Trenton Traffic Code
consider adopting the Trenton City Budget and the Trenton Municipal
An executive session is
planned for legal and personnel issues.
Chillicothe High School Prom Is
The Chillicothe High School Prom is this
evening, with a theme of "Which Way To Wonderland." Lisa Rule from the
Chillicothe High School says the Grand March is at the Performing arts
Center and the Dance is at the Litton Ag Center.
students are encouraged to participate in Project Prom. Rachel Wheeler
from the Chillicothe High School says it will begin at 11:00 pm at the
Fast Lanes Bowling Center. Wheeler says the students will have plenty
of choices and opportunities throughout the four hour event.
Wheeler says they will accept donations for Project Prom at the Fast
Lanes this evening until about 10:30.
FFA Earns Top Chapter Award
The Chillicothe FFA Chapter earned a Top
Chapter Award at the 89th Missouri FFA Convention in Columbia. To
receive the Top Chapter honors, they needed to place in the top 10%.
They were 33rd of 342 chapters.
designation is based on chapter activities and development.
Chillicothe FFA student development activities included Live it
Forward, a program empowering members to gain practical skills and
attend leadership activities that can apply to their future careers.
Chapter Development included the Petting Area at Chautauqua in the
Park and Meals of Hope, where volunteers packed and distributed food
to children in Chillicothe and communities across northwest Missouri.
The award makes Chillicothe FFA eligible for the National FFA Chapter
Award, which will be announced this fall at the 90th National FFA
Convention in Indianapolis.
More Chillicothe FFA Awards
Additional awards have been announced
from the Missouri FFA Convention in Columbia.
Kade Plattner of Chillicothe, won the Missouri FFA Goat Production
Proficiency Award. Plattner, a senior at Chillicothe High School, and
is the son of Randy and Anna Plattner. He is a member of the
Chillicothe FFA Chapter and has 36 breeding does and two bucks.
Plattner conducts extensive research on the show performance of other
producers to aid in making buying and breeding decisions with his goat
operation. He has attended Washington Leadership Conference and
national FFA convention and participated in the FFA Knowledge
leadership development event and the livestock and agronomy career
development events. Plattner plans to pursue a degree in animal
science, agribusiness or agricultural education at the collegiate
level. He has interest in attending veterinary school in the future.
Gunnar Leach of Chillicothe received the second-place Missouri FFA
Diversified Horticulture Proficiency Award. Leach is a senior at
Chillicothe High School and the son of Steve and Jennifer Leach. As an
FFA member, Leach has exhibited swine at the state and national level.
He also has attended LEAD (Learn, Educate, Advance, Develop)
Conference as well as state and national FFA conventions.
Police Department Report
The Chillicothe Police Department
reported several arrests and investigations this week.
Tuesday, at Traffic stop in the 900 block of Elm resulted in the
arrest of Dien T. Hoang for alleged failure to stop at a stop sign, No
insurance and no operator’s license. He was processed and released.
Wednesday, a traffic stop at Broadway and JFK resulted in the arrest
of Ryann Gatson on two warrants for alleged failure to appear. Gatson
and Lanie Kimmis were also arrested for alleged possession of a
controlled substance. They were taken to the Daviess Dekalb Regional
Thursday, officers took a report of
theft in the 1300 block of Calhoun Street. The victim later reported
they did not want to pursue the investigation.
At trailer was reported stolen in the 200 block of Ryan Lane. The
owner later found is was borrowed by a friend.
Property damage was reported in the 1000 block of Graves Street.
Officers arrested Madison Wyse for alleged property damage. She was
cited and released.
Hedrick Healing Garden Contract
Construction of "The Gardens at HMC" will
begin early this summer. Hedrick Medical Center Foundation announced
they have selected a contractor and are ready to proceed. Foundation
Development Officer, Lindy Chapman says they selected a local
contractor for the project. Irvinbilt Constructors will be the general
contractor and responsible for the project.
Foundation president Betty Preston Steele says the next step is
fundraising from individuals and businesses in Chillicothe and the
surrounding area. She says "This will be a garden for the entire
community that encourages health and healing. They want everyone to be
a part of this project and are confident the project will receive the
support of people throughout the community."
There are several naming opportunities as part of the project. If you
wild like to find out more about those, contact Lindy Chapman at
Hedrick Medical Center. Her number is 214-8107.
Roadwork Planned Next Week
Several roadwork projects are scheduled
by MoDOT in the local counties
Route A - From US 36 to
Highway 116 for pothole patching, all week
US 36 – Eastbound from Business US 36 to Highway 13 for shoulder work,
Tuesday - Friday
139 - From US 24 to Route J for pothole patching, Monday and Tuesday
Route Z - From US 65 to the Livingston County line for pothole
patching, Wednesday - Friday
Highway 5 - From Route O to
the city limits of Keytesville for pothole patching, Monday -
US 24 - From Highway 5 to the
Randolph County line for a resurfacing project, all week
Highway 129 - From Route D to Route O for pothole patching, Thursday
Route N - One-quarter mile west of I-35 for drainage work, Monday and
Route CC - CLOSED three miles
south of Highway 6 for a culvert replacement, Wednesday, 7 am to 3 pm
US 65 - Shoulder work, all week
- Sweeping and flushing bridges, all week
Route Z - From the Carroll County line to US 65 for pothole patching,
Monday - Wednesday
Highway 190 - At the
Thompson River Bridge for maintenance, Wednesday - Friday
Highway 139 - From Route RA to the Carroll County line for pothole
patching, Thursday and Friday
Route DD - CLOSED from
Highway 6 to Saddle Road for a culvert replacement, Wednesday, 7 am to
Highway 5 - Just south of Route N for
drainage work, Thursday
Route E - Just
east of Highway 139 for drainage work, Thursday
Route ZZ - Just east of Route E for drainage work, Friday
Chillicothe City Council Meets
The Chillicothe City Council has a
financial Workshop and regular council meeting Monday. The workshop
session will begin at 5:30 and will include updates from Great Life
for the Bowling alley and Golf Course. They will also discuss city
The regular session will start
at 6:30 pm in council chambers. The agenda begins with the financials,
including bids for two park mowers and for park concession supplies.
The council will consider a request for
permission to place a sign at Gravesville Park to honor Ruth Ann and
Paul Steele for donating the property to the city.
The Mayor will
make a recommendation to appoint Reed Dupy to the Hospital Board
Robert Cowherd will present an ordinance for the CMU fund Transfers
Jim Gillilan will present an ordinance for approving the South
Washington Water Main replacement
Chuck Greever will request the
council adopt a newer version of several construction related codes,
including the 2015 version of the International Building Codes,
International Residential Code, International Plumbing Code,
International Fire Code and the 2014 National Electrical Code
An executive session is planned if it is needed.
Sheriff's Report Of Investigations
The Livingston County Sheriff's
Department has several investigations and arrests in their report.
Investigations in the Report include:
April 8th, deputies began an investigation of a felon in possession of
firearms. The case was turned over to Nitro/ATF for additional
April 9th, deputies began
an investigation of stalking where a person was following and stalking
a deputy sheriff both on and off duty. The suspect was identified and
a report was sent to the prosecuting attorney.
April 13th, deputies, the Missouri State Highway Patrol and Caldwell
County Sheriff responded to a report of a home intrusion near the
Livingston/Caldwell County line. No injuries reported and the
Deputies began an investigation of domestic violence or assault. That
April 10th, 32 year old
Sarah Rayne Keith of Chillicothe surrendered and posted bond on 3
arrest warrants for failing to appear on minor traffic violations.
April 12th, 46 year old Allen Panholzer Jr. of Chillicothe was
arrested for alleged Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. He has
since posted bond.
April 13th, deputies
served a Carroll County warrant on 39 year old Tracy Nicole Moseley of
Utica for alleged Failure to Appear in Court on a speeding ticket. She
was taken to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail.
April 14th, 58 year old Steven Mack Powers of Avalon was arrested for
alleged Resisting Arrest.
April 16th, a
Livingston County warrant was served on 26 year old Samuel Phillip
Vanhorn of Utica for alleged Resisting Arrest. He was taken to the
Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail.
Chillicothe Citywide Clean-up
Day two of Chillicothe's annual Citywide
Clean-up begins Saturday morning. CMU Refuse Director Troy Figg says
this is for Chillicothe residents and it will be held rain or shine,
at the old dump site on Mitchell Road. Vehicles may line upon Mitchell
Road, but should not block the road or the rail crossing.
The gates will open Saturday at 8:00 am and the hours are until noon,
then from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.
Citywide Clean-up is free, they are charging for tires; $2 for
passenger tires, $5 for truck tires and $10 for tractor tires.
The other dates for the Chillicothe Citywide Clean-Up are May 3rd and
Assistance Available For Citywide
A church in Chillicothe is providing
assistance for those that have items to take to the Citywide Clean-up,
but no way of getting the items there. This Saturday, New Life
Fellowship Church will pick up Chillicothe residents non hazardous
items. They are asking the items be place next to the curb Saturday
morning AND that you call so they know to pick up your items. The
number to call is 247-0366 or 755-3026. Leave your name, address and a
call back number.
While New Life
Fellowship Church is not charging for the service, if you are
disposing of tires, there is a charge of $2.00 for Passenger tires,
truck tires are $5.00 and tractor tires are $10.00.
Trenton Council Includes City
The Trenton City Council considers their
budgets as the meet Monday at 7:00 pm at City Hall.
There are several ordinances on the agenda, they include:
profession services for the wastewater treatment plant project
Agreement between the City and Grundy County Public Water Supply
Amending several sections of the Trenton Traffic Code
The will consider adopting the Trenton City Budget and the Trenton
Municipal Utilities Budget.
session is planned for legal and personnel issues.
Fatal Train vs Farm Tractor
An accident involving a farm tractor and
a train took the life of a Salisbury man. Thirty-six year old William
E Thomson was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident Thursday
afternoon. According to the Highway Patrol, at about 2:35, Thomson was
southbound on Cal Hubbard Avenue, east of Keytesville, when he failed
to yield at the rail crossing and was struck by the train.
Warren 2017/18 Missouri FFA Vice
A member of the Chillicothe FFA is named
FFA Vice President at the 89th Missouri FFA convention. Madelyn Warren
of Dawn will serve as the 2017/18 Missouri FFA Vice President as she
continues her education, studying biochemistry at the University of
Missouri. Warren plans to practice cardiovascular surgery in a rural
area where she can also raise livestock and be an advocate for the
Warren is the
daughter of Doug and Laura Hughes of Dawn; she has served as her local
chapter 2nd vice president, area 1st vice president and earned several
awards while participating in FFA.
Troopers Arrest Independence Man
State Troopers arrested an Independence
man in Linn County late Thursday morning. Thirty-seven year old
Richard Roberts was arrested at about 11:55 am for alleged possession
of marijuana - prior offender, possession of drug paraphernalia and
speeding. He was processed and released.
County Commission To Meet With
The Livingston County Commission will
attend a ground breaking and meet with auditors next week. The
commissioners will meet Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 am in the
commission room. The agendas include county road and bridge matters
and administrative and departmental duties.
Tuesday at 10:00, they will attend the ground breaking for the new
solar farm at 336 East Third Street.
Thursday, the commissioners will have an executive session at 1:30 to
meet with auditors.
Meadville FFA Greenhouse Project
The Meadville FFA has garden plants
available from their greenhouse project. They have a large selection
of flowers, herbs and vegetables for sale as well as hanging baskets,
and containers. Bring in YOUR containers and they will design and
plant them for you. They also have broccoli, cabbage, kale, brussel
sprouts, and cauliflower, and will soon have several varieties of
tomatoes. The greenhouse is located behind the school gymnasium. The
Meadville FFA Greenhouse will be open weekdays 3:00 - 5:30 and
Saturdays 9:00 - Noon. The Meadville FFA Greenhouse will only have
plants available for a couple more weeks.