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Grundy County Commission appoint health officer; participate in conference with NRCS

The Grundy County Commission appointed a county health officer and participated in a conference call with Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) representatives regarding a Streambank Stabilization project the morning of February 23rd. Presiding Commissioner Phillip Ray reports Elizabeth Gibson was reappointed as the county health officer. The commission, Marty Comstock and Dennis Speichenger of NRCS, […]

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Grundy County Commission adopts deficit budget for 2021

The Grundy County Commission unanimously adopted a deficit budget for 2021 the morning of January 26th. The budget estimates total revenues of $5,736,634 and expenditures of $6,928,813. A balance deficit of $1,192,179 is expected for 2021. The county begins the year with carryover funds of $3,910,220.81. The projected ending balance is $2,718,041.81. Grundy County Clerk […]

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Grundy County Clerk to hold public hearing prior to preparation of 2021 budget document

Grundy County Clerk and Budget Officer Betty Spickard will hold a public hearing with the Grundy County Commission before preparation of the 2021 budget document. The hearing will be at the courthouse in Trenton on the morning of January 19th at 9 o’clock. It will include general revenue, road and bridge, assessment, ambulance, and law […]

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Grundy County Commission to consider mask order after meeting with numerous health professionals

Representatives from Wright Memorial Hospital, the Grundy County Health Department, and Grundy County Ambulance discussed a possible mask order with the Grundy County Commission the morning of December 8th. Wright Memorial Chief Nursing Officer Catherine Hamilton said she does not think communities understand the stresses on hospital staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. She explained there […]

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Grundy County Clerk to offer curbside voting for residents in quarantine

The Grundy County Clerk’s Office is making arrangements to have curbside voting for residents who are quarantined by the health department, and the quarantine will not expire by the November 3rd election. County Clerk Betty Spickard is looking to schedule appointments for those residents on the afternoon of October 31st. Quarantined residents are asked to […]

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Grundy County Commission approves COVID-19 relief funds for three organizations; commission participates in virtual meeting

The Grundy County Commission approved Coronavirus Relief Fund allocations for three entities the morning of Tuesday, October 13th. The Grundy County Senior Tax Board was approved for $1,152.62 for COVID-19-related expenses. A pre-approval was granted for $2,800 for HVAC air purifiers at the North 65 Center. Laredo R-7 was approved for $6,395.75 in funding. Presiding […]

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Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District to hold annual tax levy meeting

The Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District will hold its annual tax levy meeting next week. Spokesperson Andy Burress says the meeting will be held at the Industrial Maintenance Supply Building on 17th Street in Trenton on the evening of August 25th at 5 o’clock. Grundy County Clerk Betty Spickard reports the Grundy County Fire […]

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Secretary of State, Jay Ashcroft, delivers cleaning supplies for elections to Grundy County Courthouse

Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft delivered cleaning supplies and other items to the Grundy County Courthouse in Trenton on Wednesday to be used for elections. County Clerk Betty Spickard says the items included hand sanitizer, face masks and shields, and floor strips and signs to promote social distancing at the polls. The supplies were furnished […]

2020 Elections vote

Grundy County Clerk announces new deadlines regarding April 7th election

Grundy County Clerk Betty Spickard has announced changes to deadlines due to Governor Mike Parson signing an executive order postponing the April 7th General Municipal Election to June 2nd. The Grundy County Clerk’s Office will be open for absentee voting Saturday, May 30th, and absentee voting at the county clerk’s office will continue until June […]

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Cybersecurity breach at Grundy County Courthouse may have exposed personal information of county employees

The Grundy County Commission has written a letter to be sent to county employees regarding a cybersecurity breach that occurred in January. The letter says the breach compromised several computers, network hardware, and the primary server. Personnel file information may have been exposed, including names, addresses, dates of birth, and social security numbers. Affected items […]

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Grundy County Clerk reports Tindall polling station no longer in use

Grundy County Clerk Betty Spickard reports the Tindall polling station will no longer be used during elections. Registered voters from the Harrison and Lincoln townships will vote in the conference room on the eastside or backside of the courthouse in Trenton for the March 10th Presidential Primary. Voters who previously voted at Tindall will be […]

Election 2020

Grundy County candidates can file for August Primary Election beginning Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Grundy County Clerk Betty Spickard reminds residents that filing for the August Primary Election will begin next Tuesday, February 25th and run through March 31st. Grundy County offices required to file this year for new terms in 2021 are First and Second District commissioners as well as the assessor, collector-treasurer, coroner, public administrator, and sheriff. […]

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Grundy County Courthouse hit with cybersecurity breach

The Grundy County Courthouse in Trenton experienced a cybersecurity breach on Friday, January 30, 2020. Grundy County Clerk Betty Spickard said the breach affected the county’s server and computers on it, including those used by the offices of the county clerk, collector-treasurer, and assessor. Information technology was able to recover some information from a cloud […]