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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Ludlow Receives Wastewater Grant To Connect to Southwest School

A $339,000 grant will connect the Ludlow Wastewater Treatment System with the Southwest of Ludlow School system.  The funding is through the Missouri Department of Natural Resources Clean Water State Revolving Fund Regionalization Incentive Grant program. Ludlow Mayor Tim Hein says “This grant will allow for proper treatment and disposal of sewage for Southwest Livingston County R-1 School.” The purpose […]

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Area Organizations That Promote Economic Development Receive USDA Funding

Two organizations that assist with economic development in the area counties are recipients of USDA funding to support rural Missouri businesses.  The USDA provided more than $1 million to a total of 19 organizations statewide to create jobs and increase economic opportunities.  Locally that includes: Green Hills Rural Development Inc. who will use a $39,000 grant to make improvements to […]

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Drinking Water Engineering Report Grant

Sullivan County Public Water Supply District No. 1 is the recipient of a $24,000 Drinking Water Engineering Report Grant from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.  The grant is to evaluate the district’s drinking water system. The grant offers funding to qualified small communities to help cover engineering costs for evaluating drinking water system improvements. The district will use the […]

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Secretary of State Awards Records Preservation Grants

Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft’s Local Records Division is pleased to announce 23 grants totaling $283,584. The awards include 17 Local Records Grant Program awards totaling $144,809 and 6 Electronic Records Grant Initiative grants worth $139,775. Ashcroft said “My office is pleased to help local communities in our state with records preservation.  It’s a good thing to save the past […]

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Sheriff’s Office Receives Breath Testing Equipment

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded 6 Preliminary Breath Testing (PBT) instruments.  Sheriff Steve Cox says the new equipment is from a grant application to the Missouri Department of Transportation Highway Safety and Traffic Division. Cox says the Preliminary Breath Testing instruments are assigned to road patrol deputy sheriffs to assist with DWI investigations and can be a […]

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Community Resource Center Receives $500,000 Grant To Reduce Homelessness

The Community Resource Center of Chillicothe is the recipient of a grant for up to $500,000 to assist in reducing homelessness in six (6) north Missouri counties. The grant will enable CRC to provide help to eligible persons or families in Livingston, Linn, Caldwell, Carroll, Daviess, and Grundy counties.  Funding is through the CARES Act, administered statewide by the Missouri […]

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Chula Fire Department Receives Community Improvement Grant

The Chula Fire Department is the recipient of a $500 grant from GRM Networks Communication services.  GRM provides telecommunications services to the districts served by the fire department.  They are donating $500 to the fire department as part of their 2019 fourth quarter Community Improvement Grants.  The presentation of the grants was delayed due to the restrictions implemented from COVID-19.

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