Council Split On Strand Agreement, But Development Agreement Was Approved Unanimously

After nearly an hour of discussion and comments, the Chillicothe City Council approved accepting the Strand Hotel Apartments.  City Administrator Roze Frampton says it was a tough decision. The payment will satisfy a lien by the Missouri Housing Development Commission. Under the agreement, the owner will pay $70,000 towards the needed repairs to the building to bring it back up […]

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Strand Hotel Apartment Gift Tabled By Council

The decision on accepting the Strand Hotel Apartments was tabled at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.  After more than 30 minutes of discussion on ordinances to accept the gift of the Strant Hotel Apartments and awarding the Development of the property the Zabka Properties was tabled. City Attorney Robert Cowherd explained the gift of the property. Cowherd says if the city […]

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A Gift, Land Purchase And Financing Help To Expand Economic Development Opportunities

A contract for the purchase of 200 acres east of Chillicothe for an Industrial Park was approved by the Chillicothe City Council.  The council approved two ordinances and an agreement to pursue financing to make the purchase possible. The first is a gift of $1.5 million dollars from Chillicothe Development Incorporated (CDI) to assist with the purchase of the 200 […]

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New AG & Natural resource Scholarship

A gift to the North Central Missouri College Foundation will establish a scholarship to benefit Ag and Natural Resources Students. The Foundation recently received the gift from JK Farms to establish the John Kuttler Agriculture Scholarship. This scholarship honors the memory of local farmer and community leader John Kuttler. John Kutler was devoted to his family, his community, and to […]

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Chillicothe Couple Receive Gift

A Chillicothe couple is the recipient of a new heating and air-conditioning system thanks to the LENNOX – “Feel The Love” Campaign.  Jim and Gayle Durham of Chillicothe were nominated anonymously for the honor.  KCHI spoke with the couple as the system was installed and they said this was unexpected until they learned about the gift a few weeks ago.  […]

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