–City Council approved to execute a contract with United Electric Cooperative, INC for electric service at Mozingo Lake Recreation Park. The amount is just over $18,000 ($18,356.50) and reflects 50% of electrical infrastructure costs to ensure the demand from both projects is satisfied.
–City Council adopted an ordinance regarding the transient guest tax to form a Tourism Committee. Of the estimated $215,000 generated annually, $65,000 of these funds will be used by the committee relating to tourism and marketing of the City of Maryville.
–The Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday was approved to be between April 19th and April 25th. Local sales taxes are waived during this time on approved energy efficient items.
–City Council approved to execute a Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission Blueprint for Safer Highways Program Agreement for a Radar Replacement Project. Maryville DPS will receive nearly $5,800 ($5,789.32) to complete the replacement of 2 radar units.
–City Council approved to execute a contract with Vector Controls and Automation for the purchase of a Promag meter for the Capex at the Water Treatment Plant. The amount is not to exceed $5,200 ($5,022.29).
–City Council approved to execute a change order with Ideker, INC for the Runway 14/32 Rehabilitation Project at Northwest Missouri Regional Airport. The amount is over $43,000 ($43,142.85), but through grants, the city will pay $4,300 ($4,314.29).
–The Palms was granted a continuance on their liquor license hearing for January 18th. The new hearing will be held February 9th at 6:00 at City Hall.
–City Council approved an election in April for renewal of the CIP Tax or Capital Improvement Sales Tax. This tax generates an estimated $920,000 annually for capital improvements and equipment.
–Ribbon cutting ceremony at Northwest Missouri Regional Airport for completion of the 14/32 runway will be Friday January 27th at 11:30am in the terminal building.
–Maryville Downtown Improvement Organization, Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce, Northwest Missouri State, Nodaway County Economic Development, City Of Maryville and Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri are partnering on a 2-day workshop with downtown specialist Ron Drake February 8th and 9th. The event will be capped off on Friday February 10th with the 2017 Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri Annual Event. The event is open to the public starting at 8:30am at the Student Union Ballroom at Northwest. Breakfast will be served and tickets are $30.00 each. For more information or to register for the annual event, please see www.cfnwmo.org or call (816)232-2022.