It was announced at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Slater City Council the Kansas City Southern Railroad has plans to build a new depot in the community.

Click to hear Kmzu’s Brad Hartman talk with Slater Mayor Stephen Allegri:

Stephen Allegri

Allegri said the community has received blueprints for a build site.

The mayor was also authorized to sign an agreement with MoDoT for a grant to provide the community with safer sidewalks around the schools.

It was proclaimed as Elizabeth Simmeron Day in Slater by council to celebrate the 100th birthday of the lifelong citizen

Allegri said tree trimming will be starting in the city on the east side within the next few weeks.

The tax rate was set as 1.2108 by council as well.

Upcoming events in Slater:

September 14th- R/C Fly-In

September 19th-21st- Slater Fall Festival