The council is expected to approve a Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a Master Tax-exempt Lease Purchase Agreement with U.S. Bank. It’s completing paperwork for the Performance Contracting Project approved in September. Proposals were requested for financing the project.All local banks and several from out of town were invited to bid; locally, only US Bank chose to submit a bid. Of the five total bidders, US Bank was also the low bidder, with a rate of just under 2-percent. City officials asked the council to approve the contract in a special meeting rather than waiting until their next regular session because they expect the interest rates to jump sharply November 1st.
Archives for October 2012
Adair County Sheriff Robert Hardwick:
And candidate Larry Logston:
Republican candidate Nate Walker gives us his stance:
Democratic candidate Rebecca McClanahan:
Also included in the discussion amongst the state rep candidates were their plans related to agriculture legsilation and it’s importance in our district.
Candidate Nate Walker:
And Rebecca McClanahan:
First up is Democratic candidate Larry Lee Smith:
Next, current Adair County commissioner, Republican Mark Thompson:
The first race discussed was Public Administrator, where Republican Rhonda Noe and Democrat Jack Ward are campaigning for the seat. Each was asked to state their specific qualifications for the job:
And it’s not because of the sudden cool down — temeratures aren’t dropping that far. MoDOT employees will put their winter storm preparations to the test by holding the department’s first statewide winter operations drill tomorrow. During the statewide winter operations drill, MoDOT will activate its emergency operations centers, and trucks with snowplows and spreaders will deploy across state routes in response to a simulated snowfall event. Look for the trucks out most of the business day.
Ex-Mamtek U.S. Inc. head Bruce Cole faces fraud and stealing charges after plans to build a sweetener plant in Moberly collapsed. Prosecutors say he used some of the money from a $39 million bond to avoid foreclosure on his Beverly Hills home. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports Cole arrived at the Randolph County Jail in Moberly Saturday. He is being held on $500,000 bond as he awaits trial on one felony count of stealing and four counts of securities fraud. Construction on the Moberly plant stopped when a bond payment was missed last year.
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources announced the grant yesterday. The county will use the grant to make structural repairs necessary to stabilize the roof framework of the courthouse, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
The grants are awarded based on a competitive scoring process and the direct relation of the projects to the identification, evaluation, or protection of historical, architectural or archaeological resources.