Carrollton Public Library Awarded Broadband Grant

Missouri’s Department of Economic Development awarded $870,000 in grants to libraries in Missouri.  The grants are through the Missouri State Library to help residents access high-speed internet for telehealth and distance learning in response to COVID-19. The broadband funding for Missouri libraries was allocated up to $2.5 million in CARES Act funding for this program. The Missouri State Library and […]

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Livingston County Commission Meetings

The Livingston County Commission will meet Tuesday and Thursday in regular sessions.  The meetings begin at 9:30 am in the Commission Room of the courthouse.  Tuesday at 10:00 am, the commission will meet with the CARES ACT oversight committee. Other items on the agendas include county road and bridge matters and administrative and departmental responsibilities. Meetings of the County Commission […]

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Graves Says CARES Act Helped Hospitals In His District

The North Missouri representative in Washington DC says the federal CARES Act has helped rural hospitals in his district.  Congressman Sam Graves voted for the bipartisan legislation this spring, which included 75-billion dollars for personal protective equipment for health care employees: Congressman Graves says hospitals in his district also have been helped by the CARES Act’s paycheck protection program (PPP). […]

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CARES Act Business Grants – Round Two

A second round of CARES Act business grants were approved by the Livingston county Commissioners with guidance from the CARES Act oversight committee.  Presiding Commissioner Ed Douglas says in Round 1, there were 76 applicants and they distributed $450,000 in funding. Douglas says they also met with area schools, including Chillicothe, Chula, Southwest, Tina/Avalon, and Bishop Hogan, about CARES Act […]

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Livingston Co. Announces $450,000 In CARES ACT Business Grants

The Livingston County Commission announced nearly $450,000 in CARES ACT grants that were approved by the CARES ACT Committee and the Commission.  Livingston County Presiding Commissioner Ed Douglas says the largest of the grants was $10,000. Douglas says there is still some grant money available. Applications are available through the Chillicothe  Area Chamber of Commerce, Main Street Chillicothe, City of […]

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CARES Act Funding for Liv. Co.

The Livingston County Commissioners will discuss the CARES Act funding from the Federal government as part of their meeting Tuesday.  The commission meetings are Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 am in the Commission Room of the Courthouse. Tuesday at 10:00 am and at 1:00 pm, the commissioners will meet with City and Health Department officials about the CARES Act funds.  […]

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CARES ACT Funds Distributed To Counties

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) funds have been distributed to the states and through Missouri, Livingston County, including the City of Chillicothe will receive nearly $1.8 million dollars.  Presiding Commissioner Ed Douglas says this money is not meant to offset losses by the cities or counties due to revenue shortfalls.  Douglas talked about how that money […]

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