The official announcement about the Enhanced Enterprise Zone was made Tuesday.

The Missouri Department of Economic Development announced the approval of the Enhanced Enterprise Zone for all of Linn County, and specifically affecting the municipalities of Browning, Laclede, Linneus, Meadville, and Purdin.  The paperwork was filed by the Linn County Commissioners months ago, and the offical announcement was made yesterday morning at the Linn County Courthouse in Linneus.  Those in attendance were (l-r):  Jim Anderson (Mayor of Linneus), District One Commissioner Bill Dorsey, Linn County Clerk Peggy Ward, Jackie Soptic (Green Hills Regional Planning Commission), Presiding Commissioner Dick King, and Second District Commissioner Jim Libby.