Grants For Parks and Airport Hangers

Improvements at Chillicothe City Parks and the Airport were considered in this week’s Chillicothe City Council meeting. Applying for Community revitalization grants through the Missouri Department of Economic Development was approved by the Chillicothe City Council.  City Administrator Roze Frampton says much of this is for the parks. At the airport, Frampton says the council approved the construction of another […]

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Industrial Park Plat Progress

Engineers working with the City of Chillicothe are continuing to make progress on platting the new industrial park.  City Administrator Roze Frampton explains some of the new developments, including a change in the vehicle entrance to the area. The entrance off Mitchell would require some additional land, but she says only a few acres. Frampton says they are hoping to […]

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Nestle In Trenton Expands – Ads 30 Jobs

Nestle is investing $7.5 million to expand their Trenton facility with plans to ad 30 new jobs.  Governor Mike Parson says “Nestlé’s expansion is great news for Trenton and will positively impact the community now and in the future.”  The Trenton plant produces out-of-home products, which means items used in restaurant and institutional settings. For this expansion, Nestlé Professional used […]

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Economic Development – More Than Land

With the acquisition of more than 300 acres by the City of Chillicothe, the prospects for economic development are looking up. Chillicothe Economic Developer Terry Rumery says land is just part of the puzzle. Utilities and transportation are other factors. Rumery talked about the advantages and disadvantages for Chillicothe. The city also has US 65 and US 36 to provide […]

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50 New Jobs For Marceline

A Technology Services Company is expanding and bringing 50 new jobs to Marceline.  CoffeeTree Group announced it will establish a new technical delivery center in Marceline, investing $100,000. The Michigan-based company specializes in technology advising and providing business solutions for their clients.  For the new location, the company chose to purchase an existing building in Marceline to expand client services. […]

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Trenton Economic Development

Trenton’s new Economic Developer, Scott Sharp, discussed their industrial park property at this week’s City Council Meeting.  City Administrator Ron Urton says Sharp wanted to understand the Council’s thoughts for the development of the property. Urton says the size of the lots was part of the discussion. He says they expect to have further discussions.

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