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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Engineering Services Contracts Approved

Two contracts for additional Engineering Services for the City Street Projects were approved by the City Council Monday.  City Administrator Darin Chappell says these are for the projects that are out for bid now. The contracts totaled $437,000. The third Engineering Services Contract is for a survey for the expansion of the industrial park.  The City Attorney advised additional survey […]

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Fixing & Reporting Potholes

City and State Crews have been working on fixing potholes on the streets and highways since the weather began warming.  The potholes form with the cycle of warmer days and temperatures below freezing at night. As the moisture gets into the cracks and then freezes at night, that moisture expands, forcing the surface of the road to rise and break […]

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Financing Package For Chillicothe Street Project Approved

The Chillicothe City Council approved nearly $4.4 million dollars in financing for the Chillicothe street project.  The financing over a period of 7-years at an interest rate of 1.375%.  City Administrator Darin Chappell says this financing package gives greater flexibility in the repayment. Chappell says the 7-year package has interest payments that are about $105,000 higher than the 5-year plan.  […]

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Pothole Season Has Begun

As we come out of the deep freeze and begin the cycle of warmer days and temperatures below freezing at night, Potholes will begin to develop in road surfaces that have been showing cracks. As the moisture gets into the cracks and then freezes at night, that moisture expands, forcing the surface of the road to rise and break apart […]

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