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Hearing held for EEZ project

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

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Scott Welton, Staff Scott County Commissioners Dennis Ziegenhorn and Donnie Kiefer, pictured from left, look over the map of the county's new designated area for an Enhanced Enterprise Zone with Steve Duke, executive director of the Bootheel Regional Planning and Economic Development Commission at Dexter. The county's EEZ will include all but the purple, pink and green areas at the bottom of the map. Incorporated municipalities within the EEZ are shown in yellow. Scott Welton, Staff
BENTON -- There may be a silver lining to the big gray cloud of the January ice storms after all for Scott County.

A public hearing for the Scott County Enhanced Enterprise Zone was held during the regular County Commission meeting Tuesday.

Establishing the county's EEZ has been "kind of been a long struggle for us," said Presiding Commissioner Jamie Burger -- but worth working for. "I think it will be a very good thing for Scott County over a long period of time."

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