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Old 10-13-2009, 01:55 PM
 
Location: Branson-Hollister-Kimberling City
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Historical Buildings: what exactly does this mean? Does every change I'd want to make then have to go through some bureaucracy? I've located some info on the web but not a practical, easy-to-understand offering.
There USED to be some special low/no interest financing for fixing up historic homes.

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Beer: Is there an area store with a well-regarded selection of Microbrews?
Brown Derby International Wine Center on Glenstone south of Sunshine. Brown Derby International Wine Center

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Rear license plates: ok one this is kinda random, but we noticed a lot of 1/2 pickup trucks with no rear license plates. Coincidence or what?
Methinks coincidence...
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Old 10-13-2009, 02:47 PM
 
Location: Southwest Missouri
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Ok I looked at my Map and I can't find any.

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I've been on a couple of gravel roads that I don't believe were privately owned. Perhaps I am wrong, though.
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Old 10-14-2009, 10:20 PM
 
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You're saying that there are no gravel roads in all of Greene County?? I would say that you are mistaken.
Greene County made a big production out of paving their last gravel road by selling off their road graders. This must have been about 10 years ago. It was about six months later that they discovered there were still gravel shoulders to maintain, and some county owed properties that had gravel areas. At the time they contracted for grading services. I don't know if they ever admitted their foolishness and bought back another grader or two.

I belive there are a few subdivisions that own their own streets that are still gravel.

Some - maybe most - of the area counties are trying to pave their roads due to the (possibly mistaken) belief that asphalt, or at least chip-and-seal, is cheaper to maintain.
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