Pumpkin Center Charlie’s Girl Residential upgrades due to Maryville leadership

Posted February 27, 2015 at 3:25 pm

 Maryville City Council members know a good thing when they see it.

A no-brainer vote, the council unanimously agreed this week to extend the Campus Town Redevelopment Incentive Program (CTRIP). CTRIP was initiated in July 2012, actually approved in April 2013, when two residential areas were designated with special zoning: Campus Town Overlay District and University Neighborhood Overlay District. The plan was to encourage development of rental residential units close to Northwest.

The CTRIP suggests demolishing dilapidated structures that are truly uninhabitable. The city offers incentives of waiving tipping fees at the landfill, demolition fees and permit fees associated with the redevelopment. The applicant must agree to take down the structure within three months and begin construction of the new

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    Pumpkin Center Charlie’s Girl: Old-time fair booklet tells of agriculture’s past

    by Kay Wilson

    Over the holidays, a good friend shared with me a booklet, “Guilford Institute and Corn Show, 1910.”

    The antique was discovered by my friend’s mother and the excellent condition tells me it had not been out in the sunshine many days of its life. I shared the booklet with the NNL proofreader, Cathy Palmer, who volunteers at the Nodaway County Historical Museum. Palmer has scanned the booklet for posterity.

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    Pumpkin Center Charlie’s Girl: ‘It’s time to talk about townships’

    by Kay Wilson

    In my reading of the weekly installment of regional newspapers last week, I ran across an editorial in the Bethany Republican Clipper penned by owner Phil Conger that I read with much interest.

    Its headline was “It’s time to talk about townships again.” So it drew my eye as Harrison County must be among the 22 counties like Nodaway that is still operating under the township form of government.

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