Dump Truck Purchase Approved

The Chillicothe Street Department will have a nearly new dump truck at about 40% off.  The City Council approved the purchase of a small dump truck for nearly $143,000.  The truck became available on a trade-in from Chillicothe Township.  City Administrator Darin Chappell says this would have been in the budget in the next few years. This truck is equipped […]

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Work At 3rd & Hogan Delayed

Work at the intersection of Third and Hickory has been postponed.  The Chillicothe Street Department planned to close the intersection at Third St and Hickory St today for street repair weather permitting.  Street Superintendent Jeff Gilespie says the work will now begin on June 1st.  The project will include shutting down the intersection around 6:30 am and it will be […]

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New Loader For Street Department

The Chillicothe Street Department will soon have a new loader.  The City Council approved the purchase of a Catapillar loader from Foley Equipment in Chillicothe.  The loader is priced at $136,927 and the council approved a grapple attachment to the bucket for another $7,300. City Administrator Darin Chappell says that is over the amount budgeted for the loader, but they […]

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Chip Seal Downtown

The chip seal project around the downtown Chillicothe area is causing some confusion and concern for area residents.  City Administrator Darin Chappell says The loose chips are the first step. Chappell says it is just like what MoDOT is doing. He says they understand your annoyance with the early part of the Chip Seal process, but it will get better […]

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