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City approves agreements with Amtrak to move depot

April 3, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Three separate agreements were approved Tuesday night to move ahead with city plans to relocate the Amtrak Depot to Riverview Park. During the city’s regular city council meeting, [Read More…]

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DOT says precedent exists for additional depot funds

February 18, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – A director with the Iowa Department of Transportation confirmed Monday that the DOT is recommending a $400,000 expenditure from an Iowa Transportation Commission passenger rail fund to [Read More…]

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Depot lease docs ready as city shakes loose funding

February 16, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – As city officials scour state and federal funding options to keep the Amtrak depot relocation efforts active, lease agreements for the platform at the new depot appear [Read More…]

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Mayor not quite through with depot project

February 10, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – He called it standing eight count, but Fort Madison Mayor Brad Randolph hasn’t given up on relocating the Amtrak depot to the historic museum in Riverview Park. Despite [Read More…]

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Council OKs depot move agreements

November 6, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – After a decade of planning and about 45 minutes of final discussions, the Fort Madison City Council voted Monday to move ahead with relocating the Amtrak Depot [Read More…]

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City may vote on depot move Monday

November 2, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – An agreement is tentatively on the table for Monday night’s Fort Madison City Council meeting to move the existing Amtrak depot to its former location in Riverview [Read More…]

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