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Delta Regional Authority FY 2013-2015 SEDAP Projects Missouri

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Fiscal Year 2015 Missouri Project Summaries

 Advanced Manufacturing Training Center

Awardee: West Plains Manufacturing Center

Federal ID#: 44-6000287

Awardee Contact: Robert Case

Telephone: 417-256-7176

County: Hollowell

Congressional District: 8

Funding: DRA

$225,746

27.35%

Other Public Investment Total

$599,502

72.65%

$825,248

100.00%

Description: DRA funds will be used to provide a state-of-the-art next generation training facility in order to bring shop/lab training and classroom instructional opportunities to high school graduates from regional high schools and dislocated workers from manufacturers that are moving out of the area. Benefits: The partners in this project are looking at both the short-term educational needs of our dislocated workers and the long-term educational needs of our next generation workforce. _____________________________________________________________________________________ St. James Industrial Park Awardee: City of St. James

Federal ID#: 43-6003175

Awardee Contact: James White

Telephone: 573-265-7013

County: Phelps

Congressional District: 8

Funding: DRA Other Public Investment Private Capital Investment Total

$206,060

18.40%

$93,357

8.35%

$820,000

73.25%

$1,119,417

100.00%

Description: The city of St. James is proposing to make several infrastructure improvements to the St. James Industrial Park to assist with the major expansion of Cohen Architectural Woodworking. Benefits: The benefits of completing the proposed Wilson Drive extension supports Cohen, which provides good jobs, supports local families, and also contributes to the tax base so that the state and city are able to provide more services to residents.

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Fiscal Year 2015 Missouri Project Summaries

 Butler County, Poplar Bluff Industrial Park Overpass Awardee: Butler County

Federal ID#: 43-6000537

Awardee Contact: Vince Lampe

Telephone: 573-686-8050

County: Butler

Congressional District: 8

Funding: DRA Other Public Investment Private Capital Investment Total

$106,149

2.56%

$2,617,302

63.17%

$1,420,000

34.27%

$4,143,451

100.00%

Description: DRA funds will be used to construct a viaduct over the railroad tracks that cross the Poplar Bluff Industrial Park Road. The 2-lane concrete road will include an approach of earthen fill dirt and a 135' single-span bridge. Benefits: The creation of 71 new jobs, and $1,420,000 million investment (with the potential to double that amount), associated with this project is important to the lifeblood of the Poplar Bluff Industrial Park and the region. _____________________________________________________________________________________ Cape Girardeau County Road 346 Improvements Awardee: Cape Girardeau

Federal ID#: 43-6000596

Awardee Contact: Clint Tracy

Telephone: 573-204-2494

County: Cape Girardeau

Congressional District: 8

Funding: DRA Other Public Investment Private Capital Investment Total

$200,000

9.74%

$1,254,138

61.05%

$600,000

29.21%

$2,054,138

100.00%

Description: The construction project will consist of laying a new rock base, widening the roads to approximately 24 feet across, repairing drainage ditches and installing additional culverts, lowering the roads in places to improve visibility. Benefits: The road improvements will reduce safety issues with increased truck traffic. By widening the road, local vehicles no longer have to wait for large sand trucks to pass.

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Fiscal Year 2014 Missouri Project Summaries Infrastructure to Facilitate Economic Development Awardee: City of Steelville

Federal ID#: 43-6003613

Awardee Contact: Kerry Palmer

Phone: 573-775-2815

County: Crawford

Congressional District: 3

Funding:

DRA Applicant Total

$130,300

80.87%

$30,820

19.13%

$161,120

100.00%

Description: DRA funds will be used by the city of Steelville to extend road and utility services to a new lodge and open acreage for development adjacent to the industrial park in support of tourism industry. Benefits: Extending the roadway and sewer line will facilitate the location of Bearcat Lodge, which intends to create 24 new jobs and invest approximately $2.7 million in construction of the facility. Bearcat Lodge will be add capacity to Steelville’s tourism industry. Missouri Delta Medical Center Emergency Department Expansion Awardee: Missouri Delta Medical Center Foundation

Federal ID#: 43-1577510

Awardee Contact: Marcie Lawson

Phone: 573-380-4658

County: Scott

Congressional District: 8

Funding:

DRA

$205,320

3.47%

Foundations

$5,712,387

96.53%

Total

$5,917,707

100.00%

Description: DRA funds will be utilized to renovate and expand the medical center’s emergency department allowing Missouri Delta Medical Center to better serve area patients. Benefits: The emergency department’s expansion will improve patient privacy, decrease left-withoutbeing-seen rate, decrease door-to-doctor wait time, enhance patient satisfaction, enable private entrance for the emergency medical service vehicles, and accommodate the project three percent growth of the emergency department over the next ten years.


Fiscal Year 2014 Missouri Project Summaries Ozark Foothills Development Association Incubator Awardee: Ozark Foothills Development Association

Federal ID#: 43-1464221

Awardee Contact: Felicity Brady

Phone: 573-785-6402

County: Butler

Congressional District: 8

Funding:

DRA

$200,000

23.26%

EDA

$380,520

44.25%

MO DED

$229,398

26.68%

$50,000

5.81%

$859,918

100.00%

RBOG Total

Description: DRA funds will be used to expand the current business incubator operated by OFDA to provide an additional 10,000 square feet of space for new and growing businesses. Benefits: The proposed project will add six business incubator spaces that will be available to new and expanding businesses in the five-county Ozark foothills region of southeast Missouri. The business incubator is an economic development tool to help improve the success rate of new and expanding firms, generate new jobs, and provide lower overhead costs within a shared environment. Naturally Meramec Awardee: Meramec Community Enhancement Corporation

Federal ID#: 43-1781474

Awardee Contact: Bonnie Prigge

Telephone: 573-265-2993

County: Phelps Funding: DRA

Congressional District: 8 $88,845

100.00%

Total

$88,845

100.00%

Description: DRA funds will be utilized for the creation of a consortium of agritourism and business entities in Crawford, Dent, Phelps, and Washington counties to market and use each other’s products. Benefits: The collaboration of the four counties in agritourism and business will include an increase in marketing efforts, resulting in increased sales and more jobs.


Fiscal Year 2014 Missouri Project Summaries Eminence Industrial Road Improvements Awardee: City of Eminence

Federal ID#: 43-0838624

Awardee Contact: Jim Anderson

Phone: 573-226-3717

County: Shannon

Congressional District: 8

Funding:

DRA Applicant Total

$214,488

90.00%

$23,832

10.00%

$238,320

100.00%

Description: DRA funds will be used for the reconstruction and widening of an existing city street that serves as the primary access road to a major manufacturing company and the city's fire department. Benefits: This project will create three new jobs and retain 29 jobs as well as facilitate the upgrading of access roads surrounding Eminence Industrial Park. Houston Water Tower and Well Awardee: City of Houston

Federal ID#: 44-6005503

Awardee Contact: Ron Reed

Phone: 417-967-3348

County: Texas

Congressional District: 8

Funding:

DRA

$150,000

14.29%

CDBG

$750,000

71.42%

Applicant

$150,000

14.29%

$1,050,000

100.00%

Total

Description: DRA funds will be used for the drilling of a new water well and construction of a new water tower for industry expansion in Houston. The water well will be constructed on city property for the purpose of water supply and fire suppression for two facilities – Dairymen’s Best Creamery and Piney River Brewing Company. Benefits: This project will result in a new water well and tower, helping to create 60 new jobs in the area. Additionally, this project will provide water for fire suppression for a nursing home within the vicinity of the Dairymen’s Best Creamery and Piney River Brewing Company.


Fiscal Year 2014 Missouri Project Summaries Three Rivers College Kennett & Sikeston Campuses Nursing Program Awardee: Three Rivers Community College

Federal ID#: 43-0862849

Awardee Contact: Wesley Payne

Phone: 573-840-9689

County: Duncan

Congressional District: 8

Funding:

DRA

$100,000

50.00%

Applicant

$100,000

50.00%

Total

$200,000

100.00%

Description: DRA funds will be used for simulation technology. Simulation technology utilizes computerbased simulators with CD-ROM applications. Learners move through a clinical situation by responding to questions and selecting therapies. These applications require learners to analyze the data and make a response. Simulation can be used to teach theory, assessment, technology, pharmacology, and skills. The emphasis in simulation is on the application and integration of knowledge, skills, and critical thinking. Benefits: Approximately 50 students per year will be trained as a result of the TRC nursing simulation lab. Currently, the college's Licensed Practical Nursing program admits 40 students per year and the EMT/Paramedic program admits 10 students per year. Within the next two years, Three Rivers College plans to begin offering a Registered Nursing Bridge Program which will allow students who have been trained as Licensed Practical Nurses to move to a Registered Nursing Program; with the addition of this career track, the number of students using the simulation lab will likely increase to as many as 75 to 80 per year.


Fiscal Year 2013 Missouri Project Summaries Caledonia Wastewater Upgrade Awardee: Village of Caledonia

Federal ID#: 72-0708655

Awardee Contact: Robert Vinyard

Telephone: 573-779-3492

County: Washington, MO

Congressional District: 8

Funding: DRA Applicant Total

$105,500

81.00%

$25,143

19.00%

$130,643

100.00%

Description: The project will make necessary upgrades and additions needed for the city to maintain its state operating permit as prescribed by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Benefits/Outcomes: With the installation of a UV disinfection unit with piping modifications, the city can continue to provide adequate wastewater treatment under a Missouri State Operating Permit and protect the health and safety of not only the people of the community, but the environment as well.

Pemiscot County Port Authority Railroad Siding Awardee: Pemiscot Port Authority

Federal ID#: 43-1165251

Awardee Contact: Duane Michie

Telephone: 573-333-1700

County: Pemiscot, MO

Congressional District: 8

Funding: DRA Applicant State Other Total

$200,000 $97,917 $391,666 $165,582 $855,165

23.00% 11.00% 46.00% 20.00% 100.00%

Description: The Pemiscot County Port Authority plans to construct an additional 2,425 feet of railroad track on port owned property. The newest tenant is receiving shuttle service (unit trains with dedicated power) bringing crude oil from the Bakken oil fields of North Dakota to our Port for transfer to barges bound for domestic refineries. Benefits/Outcomes: Both rail shippers are making large capital investments and plan significant employment increases to handle increasing product shipment volumes.


Fiscal Year 2013 Missouri Project Summaries Operation JumpStart Awardee: Poplar Bluff Chamber of

Federal ID#: 43-0212327

Commerce Awardee Contact: Steve Halter

Telephone: 573-785-7761

County: Butler, MO

Congressional District: 8

Funding: DRA

$7,481

100.00%

Total

$7,481

100.00%

Description: The purpose of this project is to provide Operation JumpStart (OJS) entrepreneurial training to 25 participants during the spring of 2013. The funding for this program was requested not only as an avenue to provide assistance to those affected employees, but also as a means to decrease overall unemployment in the Ozark Foothills region. Benefits/Outcomes: The project will give 25 individuals an opportunity to learn basic business and entrepreneurial skills and assess their business ideas.

Holloway Distributing Company-Economic Development Project Awardee: City of Puxico

Federal ID#: 43-6012402

Awardee Contact: Rickey McLean

Telephone: 573-222-3162

County: Stoddard, MO

Congressional District: 8

Funding: DRA

$ 196,650

100.00%

Total

$ 196,650

100.00%

Description: Holloway Distributing Company, located in downtown Puxico, is the largest distribution company between St. Louis, MO and Memphis, TN. The Company is proposing an expansion of its business to include a 20,000 square foot freezer facility to accommodate the future sales and distribution of frozen foods. Holloway currently receives an average of 20 large trucks per day plus the demand of their current delivery trucks. Benefits/Outcomes: This project will allow Holloway Distributing Company to expand their facility at a cost of $2 million. In addition, new jobs will be available to the residents of Puxico; approximately 10-15 new employees will be needed to operate the new facility.


Fiscal Year 2013 Missouri Project Summaries Small Business Growth through Mentoring and Management Training Awardee: Downtown West Plains, Inc.

Federal ID#: 43-1881237

Awardee Contact: Toney Aid

Telephone: 417-256-9724

County: Hollowell, MO

Congressional District: 8

Funding: DRA

$ 80,850

77.91%

Applicant

$ 11,000

8.46%

Local

$ 2,000

1.88%

Other

$ 3,000

2.82%

Program Income Total

$ 9,500

8.93%

$ 106,350

100.00%

Description: The project will provide the Ozarks Small Business Incubator (OzSBI) with the resources and training to better achieve its mission, supporting businesses growth and job creation. Benefits/Outcomes: The Ozarks Small Business Incubator will train six mentors in Growth Wheel. They will use this tool to work with up to fifteen clients each.

Track Four & Five Expansion Awardee: SEMO Port

Federal ID#: 43-1091410

Awardee Contact: Amanda Brink

Telephone: 573-264-4045

County: Scott, MO

Congressional District: 8

Funding: DRA

$80,850

56.00%

Applicant

$38,250

27.00%

Local

$25,500

17.00%

Total

$144,600

100.00%

Description: Expanding the North Four & Five Tracks will provide the infrastructure to serve a variety of customers, current and future, thereby supporting economic growth. Benefits/Outcomes: Upon completion of the track expansion, these tracks will serve a variety of customers. The additional track expansion will maintain the current number of jobs at Semo Port.


Fiscal Year 2013 Missouri Project Summaries iLearn Project Awardee: Sikeston Public

Federal ID#: 43-6003435

Schools Awardee Contact: Tom

Telephone: 573-472-2581

Williams County: Scott, MO

Congressional District: 8

Funding: DRA Applicant Total

$24,532 $547,050 $571,582

5.00% 95.00% 100.00%

Description: Provide students with an educational environment rich in technology and communication and graduation with certifications in various industries. Benefits/Outcomes: Purchase of 700 iPads whose technology will be utilized by students. There will be between 600-650students and 60 teachers who will be provided the best educational opportunities.

Airport Upgrades Awardee: Washington County Industrial Development Board

Federal ID#: 43-6003965

Awardee Contact: Paul Vilmer

Telephone: 573-438-6196

County: Washington, MO

Congressional District: 8

Funding: DRA Applicant Total

$174,817

30.00%

$77,267

30.00%

$252,084

100.00%

Description: Construct a terminal at the Washington County Airport to improve airport operations and enhance the use of air transportation for existing and new businesses. Benefits/Outcomes: A new 1,500 square foot terminal building and 3,500 square foot of asphalt paving at the Washington County Airport in addition to seven new jobs.


Fiscal Year 2013 Missouri Project Summaries TCMH Hospital Project Awardee: Texas County Memorial Hospital (TCMH)

Federal ID#: 43-0887928

Awardee Contact: Jay Gentry

Telephone: 417-967-1377

County: Texas, MO

Congressional District: 8

Funding: DRA

$ 150,000

5.00%

Applicant

$ 3,064,909

95.00%

Total

$ 3,214,909

100.00%

Description: TCMH is in the process of revitalizing our hospital campus. It is replacing a 30-year old surgery center with a new surgery center which will include a tornado safe-room/community center. Benefits/Outcomes: The primary outcome measurement will be the job retention that will take place because of this project.


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