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Chillicothe City Administrator, Darin Chappell, submits letter of resignation

Chillicothe City Administrator Darin Chappell has submitted a letter of resignation to the Mayor’s office to be effective December 17. In the letter, Chappell indicates he originally planned to retire in March, but he found he was “incapable of devoting the time and attention to the city, [his] family, and [his] future endeavors, sufficient for […]

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Chillicothe City Council extends job offers to three police officers; approves ordinance relating to property purchase

Information has been released from executive sessions of the Chillicothe City Council. An ordinance was approved on March 18th authorizing an employment agreement with Darin Chappell. City Clerk Roze Frampton explains City Administrator Chappell’s contract was renewed for three years with an automatic one-year extension after that, so it will go through March 31st, 2025. […]

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Chillicothe City Council approves recommendation of Josh Fosdick as Third Ward Councilman

The Chillicothe City Council on Monday evening, October 26th approved a recommendation for the appointment of a Third Ward Councilman. Josh Fosdick will be sworn into office on the evening of November 9th at 6:30. Chillicothe City Clerk Roze Frampton reports Fosdick will take the place of Michael Smith, who resigned as the Third Ward […]

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Video: Chillicothe Police Department conducts MILO training

The Chillicothe Police Department conducted training with the Multiple Interactive Learning Objectives Training Simulator this week. The department reports MILO is a response to a resistance training tool, which simulates real-life, potentially fatal situations law enforcement officers encounter on duty. Participants are equipped with tools officers would normally find on their duty belt, including a […]

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Chillicothe City Council approves hiring of two employees

The Chillicothe City Council voted to hire two full-time employees during an executive session this week. William (Billy) Cummings was hired as a firefighter/emergency medical technician with the condition of becoming a paramedic. Chillicothe City Clerk Roze Frampton reports he will begin his position April 1st. Hannah Hicks was hired as an assistant auditor and […]

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Chillicothe City Council approves ordinance amending employment agreement with City Administrator

The Chillicothe City Council approved an ordinance in an executive session Monday night which authorized a second amendment to the employment agreement with City Administrator Darin Chappel. The ordinance amended part of the employment agreement regarding health, disability, and life insurance benefits. The agreement now says that Chillicothe will provide health, hospitalization, surgical, and comprehensive […]

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Reed Dupy appointed Chillicothe Mayor Pro Tem

Chillicothe Councilman at Large Reed Dupy has been appointed Chillicothe’s Mayor Pro Tem, since the death of Chillicothe Mayor Chuck Haney. Chillicothe City Clerk Roze Frampton explains the Chillicothe City Charter states that the person holding the councilman at large position assumes mayor duties if “anything happens to the mayor”. The agenda for Monday night’s […]

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Chillicothe City Council votes to hire Ellie Shirley as full-time dispatcher

The Chillicothe City Council voted to hire a police/911 dispatcher during its latest executive session. The council voted four to zero to hire Ellie Shirley as a full-time dispatcher. Councilman Paul Howard was absent from the meeting. Chillicothe City Clerk Roze Frampton says the increase in the number of full-time dispatchers from six to seven […]