The head of America’s Central Port supports the leaders of Quarry Township in their quest to be removed from the district. The former Tri-City Regional Port District in Granite City expanded geographically along the Mississippi River with the signing of a law last year. While many communities welcomed the change enthusiastically, Quarry Township does not.
And Port District Executive Director Dennis Wilmsmeyer tells The Big Z he’s ok with that.
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Local lawmakers are busy crafting a bill to remove Quarry Township from the district. Meanwhile, Wilmsmeyer says he has been meeting with the townships in the district to see how they can best work together to spur economic growth.