Trenton, Missouri

Trenton Administrative Committee to make three recommendations to city council

Three recommendations from the Trenton Administrative Committee meeting Tuesday night will be proposed to the Trenton City Council. City Administrator Ron Urton reports one recommendation involves approval of changes to the zoning ordinances regarding permitted locations for communication towers based on height and type of use. Another involved proceeding with selecting an engineering firm for […]

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Mayor Linda Crooks assigns Trenton City Council members to serve on committees

Trenton Mayor Linda Crooks has made appointments of city council members to serve on three committees and assigned liaison members to various boards. Each of the committees has four members with the exception of the utility committee. Selected to the finance committee were Brad Chumbley, Larry Crawford, John Dolan, and Cathie Smith. Chosen for the […]

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 […]

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Trenton Administrative Committee to recommend contract with Green Hills Animal Shelter to city council

Approximately 20 people gathered in the city council chambers Tuesday night to hear discussion on animal boarding proposals from two entities, the Green Hills Animal Shelter and one from Doctor Dale Alumbaugh doing business as Affordable Vet Care. Much of the discussion with city councilmen, including members of the Administrative Committee, focused on the Green […]

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Trenton Finance Committee to once again recommend TMU loan of $2M to wastewater department

The city council’s Finance Committee again is recommending the full city council considers allowing the TMU electric department to allocate $2,000,000 to help fund the head works sewer project for the wastewater department.  An estimated $1,000,000 would come out of the wastewater reserves to cover the anticipated $3,000,000 cost, although the actual won’t be known […]

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Trenton Finance, Utility, and Administrative committees to meet Tuesday

The Trenton Finance, Utility, and Administrative committees will meet Tuesday, March 19th, with each meeting held at Trenton City Hall. The Finance Committee will continue discussion of the 2019-2020 budget at 6 o’clock that evening. The agenda will focus on Trenton Municipal Utilities. The Utility Committee will discuss pad and pole mount transformer bids at […]

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Trenton City Council informed of possible business venture interested in building at airport

Discussion on several topics dominated a 90-minute meeting last night of the Trenton City Council. Action was taken on just two items and approval was given by the seven council members present to a resolution for reimbursement to the city of over $54,000 in expenditures made since July on the new asphalt plant project. The […]

Trenton, Missouri

Trenton Administrative Committee scraps plan to overlay Industrial Drive

A suggested street overlay project for Industrial Drive may not happen due to the city of Trenton having obligated capital improvement funds for other purposes. According to City Administrator Ron Urton, who discussed with Trenton’s Administrative Committee, the possible use of “expiring” government funds to pay a portion of such a project. However, Urton said […]

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Trenton Chamber of Commerce to consider airport building for new location

The administrative committee of the Trenton City Council has given its consensus to allow officials with the Trenton Chamber of Commerce and state license office to consider re-locating to part of a vacant building at the airport. The site most recently was the location of Green Hills Animal Nutrition which made pet treats. With unpaid […]