Cow and cattle herd

Five ways to help cows beat the summer heat

As summer temperatures rise, dairy animals benefit from heat abatement, says Joe Zulovich, a University of Missouri Extension specialist in livestock housing systems. Lactating cows face the most risk from heat, says Zulovich. Dry cows and pre-weaned calves also fare better with heat abatement systems in place. Heat abatement systems are economically beneficial for dairy […]

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Trenton City Council hashes out financing of sewer system improvements, approves ordinances

Financing sewer system improvements at Trenton will now be divided into two loan documents rather than one. That was the advice delivered last night to the Trenton City Council by Toni Stegeman of the Gilmore and Bell law firm. But she pointed out the city will still get a favorable interest rate of three point […]

Trenton, Missouri

Trenton City Council votes to proceed with headworks project at sewer plant

After hearing an explanation of additional costs, the Trenton City Council unanimously voted last night to proceed with the headworks project at the sewer plant, financing the nearly $4,000,000 fixed cost is yet to be determined. Burns and McDonnell Engineering from Kansas City had two representatives meet last night with the city council and answer […]

Sealed Bid

Trenton Municipal Utilities accepting bids for hazardous materials removal

Trenton Municipal Utilities is accepting bids for abatement of hazardous materials including asbestos at the Trenton water plant. Bids will be accepted at Trenton City Hall until 2 o’clock on the afternoon of April 25th. Bid packets are to be sealed and labeled water treatment plant abatement bid. Specifications and more information can be obtained […]

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board grants extensions due to cold weather

Citing winter weather conditions, Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board last night granted several extensions of time for exterior work to be done on properties of concern. Following public hearings, 90-day extensions were granted at 409 East 19th, 812 Grant, 813 Olive, and 2002 Chicago Street. After review for the “findings of fact” phase, 90-day extensions […]

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Trenton City Council approves lease-purchase agreement for fire training tower

The Trenton City Council Monday night approved a lease-purchase agreement for the modular fire training tower for Trenton, but before the ordinance passed with support from seven councilmen present, there was a discussion about additional costs due to what was called requirements of the lending institution. The lease purchase is with First Security Finance Incorporated […]

Trenton, Missouri

Trenton City Council approves financing plan for development of fire department training ground and tower

The Trenton City Council has approved employee health insurance quotes for employees of the city and Trenton Municipal Utilities. As recommended by the finance committee, the city and TMU will continue to pay 100 percent of the monthly premium for employees with coverage for dependents borne by the employee. The city’s health insurance is provided […]

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board takes action on seven properties

Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board Monday evening took action on seven properties of concern, granting extensions of time for two locations. Jeremy Hamilton told the board of work that’s been done and his plans for more to do regarding 3726 East 28th Street. While the location had advanced to the status called “findings of fact,” […]

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Trenton City Council meets Tuesday evening with full agenda

Ordinances were adopted and bids accepted last night by Trenton City Council. Some of the ordinances resulted from previous city council actions, however, one other proposed ordinances got defeated after the council and the Mayor heard complaints. Danny Stephens of Trenton received formal approval to pay $325 per month for a one year period to rent […]

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Trenton City Council has full agenda; takes action on ordinances and bids

The Trenton City Council took action last night on several ordinances and bids. Approval was given for Advanced Environment Testing and Abatement of Belton to remove asbestos at two locations: 111 West 11th Street and 1502 Day. Combined, the cost of $3,100 comes from demolition money budgeted by the city.  The city will purchase properties on […]

Trenton, Missouri

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board and Trenton City Council to meet Monday

The Trenton Building and Nuisance Board will meet prior to the Trenton City Council meeting at the Trenton City Hall Monday, October 22nd. The Building and Nuisance Board will review 13 properties at its meeting at 6 o’clock that evening. That review includes four properties for the declaration of a nuisance, six for a public hearing, […]