Keokuk, IA – Keokuk's mayor expects big things for the city in 2006. Mayor Dave Gudgel used his 5th State of the City address to tout Keokuk's accomplishments over the last 4 years and to look ahead to the future. He says new businesses, plant expansions, city beautification, and property development will have a major impact on Keokuk during 2006. Gudgel says Keokuk is on the path to become a leader in alternative energy and in shipping and transportation. He says the proposed biodiesel plant and the much anticipated port authority should lead to new industries and new jobs in Keokuk.
You can hear an expanded story on Mayor Dave Gudgel's State of the City address by clicking on the audio link above.