The Northwest District welcomed the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission to St. Joseph this week for their monthly meeting. The Commission last visited in 2010 and chose St. Joseph for its first meeting outside Jefferson City for 2014. A reception hosted by the Community Alliance of St. Joseph was held on the evening of Sept. 9 at the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art.
After the reception, presentations were given by the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce, St. Joseph City Manager Bruce Woody and Brad Lau from the St. Joseph Port Authority. Mr. Lau also serves as the vice president of economic development for the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce.