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City Commission Supports Camso Project

Nov. 21, 2018

NOVEMBER 21, 2018 BY DEWEY TERRILL 

The Junction City Commission has taken action to support Camso.

The governing body authorized the issuance of a taxable industrial revenue bond totaling up to $6 million for a project where the company will put a local operation in the I-70 Industrial Park. They will manufacture tracks for agricultural equipment.

City Manager Allen Dinkel confirmed the city is not liable for repayment of the bonds. He noted that the  City will own the building during the IRB process and the owners of the building are going to make a payment in lieu of taxes in an amount equal to the 2017 taxes. “They will for the next 10 years, we’ll get a pilot payment. It’ll go to all the entities just as it does now. What the IRB does is it locked in the taxes for a 10-year period.”

The City Commission voted during their meeting Tuesday night to issue the taxable industrial revenue bond.


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City Commission Supports Camso Project

11/21/18-NOVEMBER 21, 2018 BY DEWEY TERRILL  The Junction City Commission has taken action to support Camso. The governing body authorized the issuance of a taxable industrial revenue…  READ MOREread more

K-State Launches Center of Excellence for Pancreatic Cancer Research

11/19/18-NOVEMBER 19, 2018 BY DEWEY TERRILL MANHATTAN — The Johnson Cancer Research Center at Kansas State University has launched a Center of Excellence for Pancreatic Cancer Research. The center…  READ MOREread more

Topcon Agriculture establishes research campus at Kansas State University

10/05/18-OCTOBER 4, 2018 BY DEWEY TERRILL MANHATTAN — Topcon Agriculture and Kansas State University announced Thursday, Oct. 4, a comprehensive partnership. The Topcon Agriculture Research Campus in the K-State Office Park,…  READ MOREread more

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