Enid Newcomers Guide 2019 - Page 5

• Johnston Seed Company celebrated its 125th Anniversary. • Atwoods completed a substantial expansion to its distribution center operation. • ADM Milling $32 million plant upgrade was completed. • Transportation Partners & Logistics expanded its trans-loading facility which houses wind energy components. • $15 million solar farm was built in Garfield Co. • Progress is being made on the Kaw Lake water pipeline project. The project will provide a diversified, sustainable water source for Enid. • 2018 retail sales are up 5% above previous year sales. • Enid Public Schools is completing school improvements approved in the $93 million school bond. The competition gym and fine arts center are expected to be complete in fall 2019. • Best Western Glo, the new downtown hotel, is under construction. • New Enid entry signs were installed and a community wayfinding signage plan is being implemented. • Construction at the new terminal at Enid Woodring Regional Airport is underway. • Work continues on Enid Soccer Complex. The facility will be a tremendous asset for expanded athletics tourism. • Enid is continuing to invest in important infrastructure and quality of life improvements (water resources, road upgrades, parks & trails). • CNB Center continues to expand Enid’s visitor industry and bring outstanding entertainment opportunities to NW Oklahoma. • Wind development investment in Garfield Co. has topped $1 billion and more projects are planned. 2018 Community Development Highlights Concert @ CNB Center 3