Heartland Port Authority of Central Missouri

On September 5, 2018, after many months of hard work, the Heartland Port Authority of Central Missouri was unanimously approved! This was a large step toward a multi-modal transportation hub for our current and future businesses in Cole and Callaway counties!

Parson signs land transfer bill for port
Published: Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Local and state officials on Tuesday celebrated a land transfer that could lead to new economic development possibilities for Jefferson City and Central Missouri. 

One giant step for the Heartland Port Authority
Published: Monday, May 25, 2020
On May 15th the General Assembly voted 145-3 in favor of transferring 116 acres from the state to the Heartland Port Authority. The land is intended to be used for a River Port to transport commercial goods by barge up and down the Missouri River.

Port Authority told to keep momentum going
Published: Tuesday, May 20, 2020
The Heartland Port Authority is working to keep the momentum going to finalize the transfer of state land for a Missouri River port in Jefferson City.

Heartland Port Bill sent to Governor
Published: Saturday, May 16, 2020
The Missouri House of Representatives voted 145-3 on Thursday to transfer 116 acres of state-owned land just east of the Ike Skelton Training Facility to the Heartland Port Authority for a Missouri River port in Jefferson City, sending the bill to Gov. Mike Parson for his signature.

New Board members join Heartland Port Authority of Central Missouri
Published: Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Three new Board members have joined the Heartland Port Authority. Representing Jefferson City is Ann Pardalos. Ann is currently the Manager of the Missouri International Trade & Investment Office for the Missouri Department of Economic Development.

Heartland Port Authority receives Grant
Published: Monday, October 14, 2019
The Heartland Port Authority recently applied and was awarded a $183,700 Grant from the Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority (MASBDA). 

So, What's the Latest with the Port?
Published: Monday, December 10, 2018
The summer of 2018 was a busy one! The chamber spent many hours working to prepare an application to the Missouri Department of Transportation staff and ultimately MoDOT Highway and Transportation Commissioners. 

Heartland Port Authority Approved
Published: Wednesday, September 12, 2018
The proposed Heartland Port Authority of Central Missouri took a giant step forward on Wednesday, September 6th as the MoDOT Commission formally approved our application to create a formal public port authority for Cole and Callaway counties. 

Port Authority application approved
Published: Thursday, September 6, 2018The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission approved an application to create the Heartland Port Authority of Central Missouri at its Wednesday meeting in Chesterfield.

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