Downtown http://tristatesradio.com en Parking Still Concern in Macomb Downtown Plan http://tristatesradio.com/post/parking-still-concern-macomb-downtown-plan <p>Macomb’s downtown revitalization committee is still unable to reach a decision on which plan to present to the city council. Wed, 26 Jun 2013 19:56:43 +0000 Chris Lovingood 36295 at http://tristatesradio.com Parking Still Concern in Macomb Downtown Plan Hamilton Accepts Clean-Up Bid http://tristatesradio.com/post/hamilton-accepts-clean-bid <p>The site of a deadly fire in downtown Hamilton is finally being cleaned up.</p><p> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 04:26:01 +0000 Jason Parrott 22536 at http://tristatesradio.com Hamilton Accepts Clean-Up Bid Keokuk to Repair Downtown Building http://tristatesradio.com/post/keokuk-repair-downtown-building <p>Keokuk is ready to do something about the former Flowers by Daryl building at 707 Main Street.</p><p>Code Enforcement Officer Kathie Mahoney says a majority of the building&rsquo;s exterior is in good shape, but she says the rear portion of the structure is basically gone.</p><p>The city has received one bid of just under $8,700 to repair the building.</p><p>Mayor Tom Marion says Keokuk does not want to see another vacant Main Street lot.</p> Fri, 11 May 2012 12:01:18 +0000 Jason Parrott 14934 at http://tristatesradio.com Keokuk to Repair Downtown Building Keokuk Could Help Spur Development http://tristatesradio.com/post/keokuk-could-help-spur-development <p>Keokuk could make it easier for downtown properties to be developed.</p><p>Fire Chief Gabe Rose says city code requires sprinkler systems be added to a downtown building if it is renovated for mixed use.&nbsp;</p><p>Mixed use generally refers to commercial/retail business on the first floor and residential units on the upper level.</p><p>Rose is proposing a change that would provide an exemption to the sprinkler system requirement for certain buildings.</p> Sun, 29 Apr 2012 23:20:52 +0000 Jason Parrott 14263 at http://tristatesradio.com Keokuk Could Help Spur Development Monmouth Will Replace Troublesome Water Main http://tristatesradio.com/post/monmouth-will-replace-troublesome-water-main <p>Monmouth will disrupt traffic downtown for about six weeks while it&nbsp; replaces an old water main.<br /><br />The work will take place near the southeast corner of the town square. It will involve two-and-a-half blocks of blocks of South First Street and a block of First Avenue.<br /><br />City Administrator Eric Hanson said the city has repaired leaks in the main many times. He said the renovations of several nearby buildings prompted the project.<br /> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 15:57:47 +0000 James Lenz 13425 at http://tristatesradio.com Monmouth Will Replace Troublesome Water Main