COUNTY DEVELOPMENT TAX (CDT)
MONEY DISTRIBUTIONS
Laclede County 1/2 cent sales tax dollars at work.

* Monies as of January 2, 2008 *


                                          2006         2007

Lebanon Special Road #1

Pictured Left to Right:
Steve Murrell, Commmissioner of Special 1 Road District
Glenda Mott, County Clerk



$50,000





$50,000


Conway Special Road #2

Pictured Left to Right:
Danny Rhoades, Presiding Commissioner
Joe Vestal, Commissioner of Special 2 Road District



$25,000



$25,000


Phillipsburg Special Road #3

Pictured Left to Right:
Phil Hyde, Special Road District #3
Jean Cook, County Treasurer



$25,000



$25,000



City of Conway

Pictured Left to Right:
Danny Rhoades, Presiding Commissioner
Fred Savage, Mayor of Conway




$25,000




$25,000


Village of Phillipsburg

Pictured Left to Right:
Jack Busbee, Chairman of City of Phillipsburg
Joe Pickering, Eastern Commissioner



$25,000



$25,000


Bennett Spring Fire Dept.

Pictured Left to Right:
Danny Rhoades, Presiding Commissioner
Frank Bellew, Bennett Spring Board Member




$5,000



$5,000


Competition Fire Dept.

Pictured Left to Right:
Leroy Bates, Member of Competition Fire District
Joe Pickering, Wastern Commissioner
Marvin Cochran, Member of Competition Fire District




$5,000




$5,000

Conway Fire Dept.
$5,000
$5,000


Eldridge Fire Dept.

Pictured Left to Right:
Danny Rhoades, Presiding Commissioner
Jay Denson, Eldridge Fire Dept. Chief (Now Retired)



$5,000



$5,000


Hazelgreen Fire Dept.

Pictured Left to Right:
Danny Rhoades, Presiding Commissioner
Randall Helm
Steve Helm, Hazelgreen Fire Department Board Member



$5,000



$5,000


Lebanon Rural Fire Dept.

Pictured Left to Right:
Danny Rhoades, Presiding Commissioner
Bruce Naugle, Lebanon Rural Fire Board Member




$5,000



$5,000


Nebo-Falcon Fire Dept.

Pictured Left to Right:
Danny Rhoades, Presiding Commissioner
Tommy Lyons, Nebo-Falcon Fire Department




$5,000



$5,000


Sleeper Fire Dept.

Pictured Left to Right:
Danny Rhoades, Presiding Commissioner
Robert Sides, with Sleeper Fire Protection Distisct




$5,000



$5,000

Stoutland Fire Dept.
$5,000
$5,000


Lebanon Area Chamber of Commerce

Pictured Left to Right:
Debbie Wikowski, Executive Director of Chamber

Danny Rhoades, Presiding Commissioner



$20,000



$20,000


America's Heartland Economic Partnership
Pictured Left to Right:
Danny Rhoades, Presiding Commissioner
Ben Jones, AHEP President

One important area for all of Laclede County is Economic Development.  Presiding County Commissioner Danny Rhoades is shown presenting the 2007 contribution to AHEP President Ben Jones.  America’s Heartland Economic Partnership, or AHEP, provides economic development support and services to Lebanon and Laclede County.  AHEP is funded by the County Development Tax, the City of Lebanon, and private donations; each contributing approximately one-third of the AHEP yearly budget.

AHEP focuses on retention and expansion of our current Laclede County primary employers, attraction of new business and industry, and providing leadership in community development for various county groups.  AHEP President Ben Jones also serves on the Lebanon Community Development Council, the Laclede County Drug Council, is the current Chairman of the Fort Leonard Wood RCGA, and is President-Elect of the Missouri Economic Development Council.







$50,000






$50,000










Enhanced Enterprise Zone

Pictured Left to Right:
Danny Rhoades, Presiding Commissioner
Mark Grieshaber, EEZ Board Acting Chairperson
Glenn Raef, Western Commissioner
Joe Pickering, Eastern Commissioner

The Laclede County Enhanced Enterprise Zone (EEZ) is pleased to support the expansion and retention of Dowco, Inc.  Dowco supplies several of our local boat builders with a variety of products, including boat covers and awnings.  The Laclede County EEZ is pleased to help support the creation of new jobs at Dowco.  Presiding Commissioner Danny Rhoades is shown presenting EEZ Board acting Chairperson Mark Grieshaber the annual CDT contribution in accordance with an agreement reached in 2005 that resulted in Dowco agreeing to locate their current manufacturing facility in the Lebanon Industrial Park.

Local Makes Sense

Pictured Left to Right:
Danny Rhoades, Presiding Commissioner
Richard Reece, Local Makes Sense Chairman










$32,645









$20,045



LDTC (Laclede Developmental Training Center)
$10,000
$5,000

Tri County Fire Dept.
$1,000
$1,000

Road & Bridge (Laclede County)
$873,000
$925,000

Law Enforcement
$250,000
$300,000

Other Law Enforcement (Utilities, Insurance, etc..)
$249,000
$250,000

Emergency Management
$56,000
$55,000

Capital Improvement/Reserve
$90,000
$100,000

H.A.V.A. (Help America Vote Act)
$58,225
$23,913.16

TOTAL DISBURSEMENTS
$1,884,870
$1,944,958.16


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