Chillicothe Budget Workshop

The Chillicothe City Council Budget workshop includes discussions on projects and expenditures for each of the departments.  City Auditor Hannah Fletcher says the projected budget is about $15 million.  They are budgeting for a 5% increase in sales tax revenue and are also considering a 5% Cost of Living Adjustment fo the employees. Projects under consideration include: For the Fire […]

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City Taking Bids To Tear Down Houses

The City of Chillicothe is seeking bids for demolition of three properties.  The properties are located at 1547 Bryan, 1016 Cherry, and 615 Vine Street (see photos below).  City Administrator Darin Chappell says these properties have gone through the Nuisance Property process. Chappell says the city tries to recover the cost of the demolition. The city may have to wait […]

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City Council Actions – Streets, Equipment & Demolition

The Chillicothe City Council took action on several times from Monday’s Agenda. The Chillicothe City Council approve the contract with Vance Brothers for the resurfacing and maintenance overlay of streets in Chillicothe.  The bid was $760,515.  The bid came in well under the $922,000 estimate by the engineers.  City Administrator Darin Chapple talked about the bid. The bid was approved […]

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Explosive Ordnance In Carrollton

Carrollton Police and Military officials responded to a report of a military explosive ordnance in the possession of a Carrollton resident.  Carrollton Police Chief Christopher Looney says officers received the call Monday and checked the device that was in a vehicle at a private business.  Information was passed along to the Military Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) unit at Whiteman Air […]

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