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Public Infrastructure Discussion Results

Open public meetings provided public input in each city in their county which was prioritized by the public in each meeting.

Dunklin

Pemiscot

Mississippi

Scott

New Madrid

Stoddard

 

Dunklin County:

COMBINED COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE NEEDS

Water Storage and Facilities
Drainage and Storm Sewers
Housing
Streets and Roads
Sewer (Sanitary)
Water Main and Fire Hydrants
Meters
Sidewalks
Street Lights
Demolition of Abandoned Housing
Radio Station
Downtown Renovation
High Speed Internet
More trade type training
Code Enforcement Restructuring
Better Commercial Utilities

BUSINESS EXPANSION - Why existing business locates here

Community Support For Existing Retail
Locally owned
Primary Need of Community
Regional Airport
Agriculturally Related
Good Schools
Small Farm Businesses
Taxes Low
Quality of Life
Land Availability
Low Cost Of Living
Wage Base
Retail Sales Opportunities

IMPEDIMENTS Why existing business does not locate here

Water Storage
Flood Plane
Code Enforcement
Lack of Commercial Buildings
Certain Infrastructure
Lack of Skilled Labor
Housing
Leadership Structure
Willingness to Enforce Codes
Commercial Electric Rates
EMS and Primary Care
Bad Cable System
Lack of Funds to Attract New Business
Lack of Transportation
Lack of Communication
Absence Right to Work Laws
Lack of Knowledge on City Council
Lack of Broadband Internet
Lack of Entertainment Facilities
lack of Adult Entertainment
Appearance of Town
Lack of Entertainment Facilities
Drainage
Land Acquisitions
No Business Development Group

GENERAL NEEDS

Dollar General Store
Complete Drainage Plan
Community Center
Fire Protection
Gas Station
Park
Recreational Equipment
High Speed Internet
Wireless Internet
Youth Facilities
Cell Phone Tower Access
Retail Type Tourism
Lodging for Tourists
Civil War Attractions Need Promotion
Day Care Facility
Storm Sewers
Police Car
Community Support
Leadership Training
Grant Information
Program Information
Community Building
Senior Citizen Center
General Services
Hotel/ Bed and Breakfast
Housing
Improve the Quality of Life
Revitalize Service Clubs
Main Street Program
City Owned Utilities
Advertising

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Mississippi County:

COMBINED COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE NEEDS

Paved Streets
Community Building
Water (Replaced and Expanded)
Sewer Expansion
Highway 60 Bridge Across the Mississippi
Housing
Nursing Facilities
Roads and Streets
Drainage and Storm Sewers
Sidewalks
Sanitary Sewers

BUSINESS EXPANSION - Why existing business locates here

Agricultural related
Locally owned
Schools
Quality of Life
Retail is Based on Local Need
Low Tax Base
Low Wage Base
Central Location
Levee District: Close To River

IMPEDIMENTS Why existing business does not locate here

Competing Towns
Local Infrastructure
lack of Skilled Labor
Lack of Willingness to Work
Lack of Welfare
Free Lunches- Subsided meals at school
Lack of Railroad
High County Taxes
Promotion of Community
Lack of Artisans/ Craftsman
Modernization of Technical Labor
Storm Sewers
Water Lines
Land Availability
Fire Protection

GENERAL NEEDS

Sidewalks
Light for the Ball Field
Recreation Facilities
Youth Facilities
Swimming Pool
Fire House and Equipment Upgraded
Employments
Community Center
Retail Outlet
Primary Care Providers
Outer Roads off Interstate 57
Entertainment Facilities
Specialty Restaurants
Parking
Artisan/ Craftsman
Street Maintenance/ Sweeper
Industry
Senior Citizen Center
Housing and Housing Rehabilitation
Improve Transportation
Downtown Renovation
Promotional Activities and Advanced Tourism Opportunities
City Park
Mobile Home Park
City Computer System
High Speed Internet

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New Madrid County:

COMBINED COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE NEEDS

Drainage
City Administration Building
Firs Station and Equipment
Streets and Roads
Sewer and Storm Sewers
Code Enforcement
Street Lights
Lights to Middle of Industrial Park
Water
More Commercial Buildings
Transportation
Renovate Unused Buildings
Adequate Street Lighting
Caution Signals
New City Hall Building
Community Center Upgrade
Police Protection

BUSINESS EXPANSION - Why existing business locates here

Retail Mostly Local Need
Locally Owned
Agriculturally Related
Tourist Infrastructure
Highway Corridor Locally Owned
Transportation Corridor
Clean Up City
City Limits Expanded
Drainage
Competitive Utility Rates
River Access and Transportation
Railroad Corridor
Family
Enterprise Zone
Location
Tax Breaks
Cheap Labor
Opportunity
Community Needs

IMPEDIMENTS Why existing business does not locate here

Infrastructure
Limited Transportation Corridor
Lack of Commercial Buildings
Land Availability
Lack of Incentive
Enterprise Zone
Lack of Educational Opportunities
Fire Protection
No Business Development Group
Lack of Housing
Lack of Supporting Service for Industry
Utility Rates
Skilled Labor
Water
Code Enforcement
Lack of Retail Business
DNR
Drainage
EPA
Need a Grant for a Wood Pelletizer
Land Prices Too High
Lack of Activities Outside Workplace (cultural, entertainment, etc.)
Lack of Active Support from Officials
Primary Health Care
No Facilities
Streets
Crime

GENERAL NEEDS

Full Time Police
Sidewalks
Playground
Park
Recreational Equipment
Community Building
Housing
Code Enforcement
Fire Protection
Streets and Sewers
Updated Maintenance Equipment
Police Car
High Speed Internet
Cell Phone and Cable Access
Fitness Center
City Administration Building
Remodel Multi-purpose building
Senior Citizen Center/ Housing
Youth Facilities
Trained Water and Sewage Technician
Restroom Facilities for Park
School District
Fire Truck and Equipment/ Station
Emergency Medical Service
City Maintenance Equipment
Trash Truck
Demolition of Old Buildings
Specialty Food Restaurants
Establish a Marina on the River
Volunteer Organizations
Volunteer Training and Promotions
Attitude Change among Officials and Citizens
Youth Development
Department Stores
Up to Date School Facilities and Communications with Other Schools
Farm Store
Sports Complex
Walking Track
Promote Local Specialties
Marketing of City
Market the Relationship to Italy
Population Supportive and Workforce Available
Convenience of Business
Retail Stores
Handicap Parking in Various Areas in the Town

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Pemiscot County:

COMBINED COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE NEEDS

Sewage Lagoon
Streets and Roads
Drainage
Housing
Improve Sewer and Water
Storm Sewer
Fire Hydrants
Water Mains
Electric Transformers
Water Lines
Transportation Corridor

BUSINESS EXPANSION - Why existing business locates here

Agricultural related
Locally owned
Corresponds with the Needs of the Community
Transportation Corridor
Good Location
River Ports
Related to Local or Nearby Steel Industry
Air Transportation
Local Organization of Tri- State Economic Development
Community Support

IMPEDIMENTS Why existing business does not locate here

Commercial Rate on Utilities too High
Lack of Skilled Labor
lack of Artisans/ Craftsman
Available Land
Right to Work
Electric Rates
Lack of Fund to Advertise for Local Business
Infrastructure
Water
Sewer
Portion of City Located in Flood Plane
Housing
Wage Base
Railroad Competition
No Banking Facilities
Lack of Commercial Buildings
Land Acquisitions
Need Better Community Infrastructure

GENERAL NEEDS

Attitude Change
Open the Process of Opportunity by Changing Folkways and Mores
Remove Salvage yard From Residential Area
Entertainment
Specialty Food Restaurants
Youth Facilities
High Speed Internet
Retail Outlets
Grocery Stores
Park and Recreational Facilities
Sewage Lagoon
Fire Department and Equipment
Police Station Separated From City Hall
Jail
Housing
Creation of Jobs
City Hall
Playground Equipment
Picnic Pavilion and Tables
Landscaping
Housing
Community/ Recreational/ Sports/ Youth Facility
Factory or Strip Mall
Game Room
Hunting Facilities
English Education to Migrants and Immigrants
Super- Walmart
Gas Station
Truck Stop
High Speed Internet
Better Cable
Playground
Sidewalks
Lighting
Walking Track
Police Protection
Maintenance Personnel

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Scott County:

COMBINED COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE NEEDS

Sewer
Storm Sewer
Water Mains
Water
Streets
Park Equipment
Park Lights
Code Enforcement
Housing
Sidewalks
Animal Control
Drainage
Sanitary Sewers
Sewage Lagoon
Bridge Across Ramsey Creek

BUSINESS EXPANSION - Why existing business locates here

Retail Local Need
Locally owned
Location
Real-Estate is Reasonable
Good Community
Agriculturally Related
Community Need and Demand
Agriculture Related and State Contracts
Good Work Force
Existing Facilities
Central Facilities
Meets the Needs of the Population
Transportation Corridors
Cape County Expansion
Land Available
Service Station

IMPEDIMENTS Why existing business does not locate here

Proximity to Larger Cities
Land Available
Bedroom Community
Lack of Interest
Lack of Skilled Labor
Education
Customer Base
Lack of Industrial Park
City Infrastructure
Code Enforcement
Public Parking
Housing
Lack of Commercial Buildings
Lack of Storm Sewers
Possibly Inadequate Power Utilities
Access to Interstate
Lack of Commercial Buildings
Store Retail and Warehouse
Location of Railroad Facilities
Refusal of State to Grant Gaming License
Fire Protection
Land Availability
Water Mains
Infrastructure
City is in a Flood Plane
Circuit Court Drainage District

GENERAL NEEDS

Community building
Need Employment Recreation
High Wage Base
Utilities
Nash Road Development
Overall Transportation Access
Youth Activities
Fire Station and Equipment
Street Maintenance and New Surfacing
Sidewalk Repair and Construction
Swimming Pool and Water Park
Logo Sign
Commercial Buildings
City Administration Building
Primary Health Care
Police Protection
Business Development Group
Specialty Restaurant
Dollar Store
Additional Park Equipment
Housing/ Rental Property
Nursing Home
Retail Outlets
Strip Mall
Buried Electric Utilities
Fairgrounds
Theme Park
Skate Park
Swimming Pool
Museum
Sewer
City Hall
Law Enforcement
Larger Park and Restrooms
Park and Recreational Equipment
City Maintenance Equipment
Fire Truck

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Stoddard County:

COMBINED COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE NEEDS

Off Street Parking
Drainage
Water Quality and Quantity
Broadband Internet Access
Reasonable Utility Rates
Maintenance Money for Sewer Rates
Water Lines
Sewer Main
Streets
Water Tower
Nursing Home
Community Center
New City Administration Building
Sidewalks
Special Buildings
Communications (fiber optic)
Sewage Lagoon
Land Acquisition
Housing
Complete Water Project (pump, storage, etc.)
Water Plant and Well
Storm Sewer

BUSINESS EXPANSION - Why existing business locates here

Agricultural related
Locally owned
Local Need for Retail
Proactive in Solication
Good School
Quality of Life
Location
Support of Citizens
Transportation Corridors and Access
County Seat
Workforce
Good Routes
Government Related

IMPEDIMENTS Why existing business does not locate here

Larger Communities Nearby
land Locked
Lack of Local Air
Rail Lines Absent
Lack of Skilled Labor
Housing
Rental Property
Lack of Commercial Buildings
Sewer and Water
Access and Transportation Corridor
Land Availability
General Infrastructure
Maintenance Funds
No Present Business Development Group
Unwilling Sellers
High Speed Internet

GENERAL NEEDS

Country Club/ Golf Course
Library
Historical Society
Bowling Alley
City Administrative Building
Community/ civic/ sports center
Swimming Pool
Civic Classes
Volunteer Organizations
Park Improvement
Sidewalks
More Police Officers
Big Businesses
Parks
Park Equipment
Youth Facility
Fire Equipment
Fire Truck
Fire House
City Hall
Police Car and Training
Backhoe
Maintenance Equipment
Mowing Tractor
Housing
More Recreational Options
Local Newspaper
Local Radio
Commercial Buildings
Hotel/ Motel
Fire Hydrants
Computer System
Computer Training
Central Heat and Air for Administrative Building
New City Hall
Day Care Center
Broadband Access
Adult Day Care
Tractor for City
City Utilities Truck
Multi-Purpose facility
Higher Education
Juvenile Treatment Center

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