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    Welcome! The Chillicothe Commerce Center is located downtown at 514 Washington Street and houses offices for the Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Chillicothe Visitors Region, Main Street Chillicothe, the Chillicothe Development Corporation and the Chillicothe Area Arts Council. It is a resource center for new and long-time residents. The Center provides phone books, city/county maps, state maps, a list of rental property owners, and a local directory. Information about local and nearby communities and attractions is also available.

    660-646-4050       www.chillicothemo.com

    Utilities

    Electric & Water
    Chillicothe Municipal Utilities provides electric and water service to customers within the city limits of Chillicothe. 660-646-1664 or http://www.cmuchillicothe.com.                                   

    Rural Electric
    Farmers' Electric Cooperative provides electric service to customers outside the city limits of Chillicothe.
    660-646-4281 
    www.fec-co.com

    Rural Water Service
    Customers outside the Chillicothe city limits are served by public water supply districts.
    Livingston Public Water Supply District No.1 660-745-3448 
    Livingston Public Water Supply District No.2 660-646-4083 
    Livingston Public Water Supply District No.3 660-636-5257 
    Livingston Public Water Supply District No.4 660-359-4036 
    Linn/Livingston Public Water Supply District No.3 660-659-2266

    Natural Gas
    Empire District Gas Co., 1 Calhoun Street, Chillicothe 1-800-424-0427
    Hookup usually within 24 to 48 hrs. www.empiredistrict.com

    Propane
    Ferrellgas, 1 E. Jackson, 660-646-5438
    MFA, 902 Harvester Rd., 660-646-2452

    Telephone Service
    AT&T 1-800-464-7928 Hookup times vary. www.att.com
    ZitoMedia Cable 660-646-2260
    421 Locust Street. Digital phone. www.zitomedia.com

    Garbage / Trash Removal
    City — Chillicothe Municipal Utilities.
    660-646-1664  www.cmuchillicothe.com

    Curb-side residential service is provided Monday through Friday for in-town residents. Pickup is once a week. A monthly base fee is charged on the utility bill, plus a per bag charge. Required orange bags are $1 for each 30-gallon bag or 50 cents per each 13-gallon bag and may be purchased at CMU, Hy-Vee, The Sliced Bread Market, WalMart, and Westlake Ace Hardware.

    Rural — Waste Corporation of America provides trash hauling services to customers outside the Chillicothe city limits. 201 Mitchell Road, Chillicothe.                 660-707-8000

    Recycling
    The City of Chillicothe implemented a free curbside recycling program in 1992, through which recyclable materials are collected weekly on regular trash pickup days. Chillicothe Municipal Utilities collects tin, aluminum, No. 1 and No. 2 plastic and paper-related materials. Non-recyclable materials must be put into orange trash bags that may be purchased at several places in town. For details about the recycling program, contact Chillicothe Municipal Utilities at 660-646-1664 or www.cmuchillicothe.com.

    Christmas Tree pickup
    The Chillicothe Street Department has a free curbside Christmas tree pickup over the holidays. Dates are announced by the local media. Street Department: 660-646-3811.

    Hazardous Waste
    Chillicothe Municipal Utilities accepts household hazardous waste from city residents in the spring and fall only on designated days at 215 Brunswick.

    Open Burning
    Open burning of natural refuse (trees, leaves, grass clippings, etc.), is permitted on private property year round. Materials must be no larger than 2 inches in diameter. If burning in a barrel, barrels must be at least 15 feet away from any building. Burning in the open must be at least 50 feet from any structure. Water source must be available. For more information, please contact 660-646-2139.

    Landscape Waste
    Chillicothe Transfer Station at 201 Mitchell Road accepts yard waste (grass and leaves) with no fee assessed for Chillicothe residents. There is a $5 fee per pickup truck load of brush. The transfer station is open from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Yard waste stickers may be purchased for 75 cents at Chillicothe Municipal Utilities for curbside collection of yard waste. 660-646-1664

    Transfer Station / Landfill
    Chillicothe Transfer Station is open from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and accepts anything that is accepted at a landfill. The station charges by the ton and there is a minimum fee. The transfer station is located at 201 Mitchell Road. Contact 660-707-8000. CMU also has a spring cleanup for city residents to bring any items (appliances at no charge and tires for a fee) to the Chillicothe Transfer Station. Contact CMU for dates. 660-646-1664 

    Television
    Satellite or cable is necessary for best reception. The City of Chillicothe is served by ZitoMedia, 421 Locust St. Hookup usually within 24 hours. ZitoMedia also has a local origination channel and offers Internet and other services. Service area includes all of the city of Chillicothe and extends to an area just outside the city limits. 660-646-2260 www.zitomedia.net

    Satellite TV Service —
    Direct TV 1-888-866-3088 
    Dish Network 1-800-200-0004 
    AT&T 1-800-464-7928

    Internet
    AT&T
    320 N 10th, Room 412, St. Joseph, MO
    1-800-339-0385 www.att.com

    Green Hills Communications

     7926 NE State Route M, Breckenridge, MO 64625

    800-846-3426 (660-644-5411) 

    www.greenhills.net

    ZitoMedia

    421 Locust Street, Chillicothe, MO                                                                                                                                                                                                              

    1-800-365-6988 or 660-646-2246                                                                                                                                                                                     

    www.zitomedia.net

    Wireless Communications
    Verizon Wireless, 1301 N. Washington, 660-646-0000
    AT&T, 820 S. Washington, 660-707-1000

    Postal Delivery
    City, rural and post office box mail delivery are available in Chillicothe Monday through Saturday, except on holidays. Residents moving to Chillicothe or changing addresses within town should contact the Chillicothe Post Office, 401 S. Washington St. 660-646-1133. www.usps.com

    The business window is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The lobby area provides access to P.O. boxes, is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Postal service for mailing needs also available at contract station at Hy-Vee. 7 collection boxes throughout town with last pickup of day at 2:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday (except holidays).

    The post office is a sectional center facility, processing mail for all 646 zip codes. Changing addresses and making hold mail requests can be done online. 

     

    Media

    Local Newspapers
    Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune (daily). 818 Washington Street, 660-646-2411www.chillicothenews.com
    C-T X-Tra (weekly shopper) 818 Washington Street, 660-646-2411, www.chillicothenews.com
    Ad Pages (weekly shopper) 430C Washington Street, 660-707-1820, www.gpcink.com

    The Post (weekly ads) 705 Webster, 660-214-2128, http://www.thepostads.com

    Regional Newspapers
    Kansas City Star (daily) 1729 Grand Ave. Kansas City 1-877-962-STAR, www.kansascity.com
    St. Joseph News Press (daily) 825 Edmond St., St. Joseph 816-271-8600. www.stjoelive.com

    Radio Stations
    KCHI (1010 AM/98.5 FM), 421 Washington St., Chillicothe, 660-646-4173  www.kchi.com
    KULH (105.9 FM), 802 Calhoun St., Chillicothe, 660-646-2255 www.1059thewave.com
    KMZU (100.7 FM), 102 N. Mason St., Carrollton, 660-646-0096  www.kmzu.com
    KGOZ (92.3 FM ) 804 Main St., Trenton, 660-359-2727 www.kttn.com
    KZBK/KFMZ (96.9 FM) 107 S. Main Street, Brookfield, 660-258-3383, www.kzbkradio.com
    KRLI (103.9 FM), 615 Cherokee, Suite 2, Marshall, 660-831-1234  www.krli.net 


    Rental Housing

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