Enid Newcomers Guide 2018 - Page 5

• Koch Fertilizer’s $1.3 billion plant expansion was completed. It is one of the largest capital expenditures in state history. • Transportation Partners & Logistics chose Enid for their new rail yard which houses wind energy components. • ADM Milling’s $32 million plant upgrade was announced. 2017 Community Development Highlights • Wind development investment in Garfield County has topped $1 billion. • Progress is being made on the $360 million Kaw La ke water pipeline project. The project will provide a diversified, sustainable water source for Enid. • Vance AFB $35 million runway was completed. The project signifies a long-term commitment to the base and its continued mission in Enid. • Enid Public Schools is completing school improvements approved in the $93 million school bond. The competition gym and fine arts center are scheduled for completion in fall 2019. • Best Western Glo has been announced for the new downtown hotel. • New Enid entry signs were installed and a community wayfinding signage plan is being implemented. • Plans are underway for a new $1.8 million terminal at Enid Woodring Regional Airport. • New retail stores opened in Land Run Town Center and Stonebridge Plaza. • Enid is continuing to invest in important infrastructure and quality of life improvements (water resources, road upgrades, parks & trails). • CNB Center continued to expand Enid’s visitor industry and bring outstanding entertainment opportunities to NW Oklahoma. • $15 million solar farm is under construction in Garfield County. KOCH Fertilizer 3