City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council adopts three ordinances, accepts four bids

Three ordinances were adopted and four bids were accepted during Monday nights meeting of the Trenton City Council. All votes were unanimous among the 8 members. Boone Construction Company of Columbia received formal approval for the 17th Street Bridge replacement project. The company is to be paid $2,339,736.00. Funding comes from the city of Trenton […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council selects construction company to replace 17th Street Bridge

All votes were unanimous Monday night when the Trenton City Council approved three bills and adopted three ordinances. The 17th Street Bridge replacement will be done by Boone Construction Company of Columbia who submitted the lowest of bids from six companies. City Administrator Ron Urton said the selection of Boone has been accepted by the […]

NCMC Geyer Hall

NCMC Board of Trustees set tax levy at Tuesday meeting

Five National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development Excellence Awards were presented at the North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday evening. The NISOD Awards went to Cory Cooksey with Business Technology for Teaching, Health Sciences Program Coordinator Kristi Cutsinger for Academic Support, Admissions Director Kristie Cross for Student Affairs, Senior Database Administrator […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council approves third-party company to handle billing and mailing of TMU services

While all eight agenda items were eventually approved, several were decided by split votes last night of the eight-member Trenton City Council. By the end of this year, Trenton Municipal Utilities will have transitioned to having an Olathe, Kansas company provide the billing and mailing services. The change is seen by TMU officials as saving […]

Moberly Park Trenton Missouri

Report presented to Trenton Park Board on Trenton Family Aquatic Center

A report on the pool was given at the Trenton Park Board meeting Wednesday evening. Park Superintendent Jason Shuler reported a transformer blowing near Moberly Park, and a power surge caused electrical problems at the Trenton Family Aquatic Center Tuesday. He said the problem was fixed around 2:30 Tuesday afternoon which allowed the Bright Futures […]

School Safety

Audio: Missouri panel recommends school-based mental health care to boost safety in schools

A state task force has made several recommendations to boost safety within Missouri’s K through 12 schools. Member Paul Fennewald, a former FBI agent, and state Homeland Security Director, says the group suggests integrating school-based mental health services. The report says teachers and administrators are often pressed into serving as mental health caretakers when one […]

Princeton Missouri School District Website

Princeton R-5 Board of Education approves salary schedules

The Princeton R-5 Board of Education approved various actions during a special budget meeting Thursday evening. One of those was the approval of the 2019-2020 preliminary budget, which projects revenues of $5,199,252 and expenditures of $5,323,322 leaving a projected deficit of $124,070. The Princeton R-5 School District passed a six point two million dollar bond […]

Trenton, Missouri

Trenton City Council hears updates on asphalt plant, sewer plant, and street overlay projects

City Administrator Ron Urton told the city council Monday night that Trenton’s new asphalt plant could start operating this week. The followed Monday’s installation of the gas pressure regulator. The city of Trenton provides its own asphalt for street projects but also sells asphalt to customers in other locations. At the sewer plant, Urton reported […]

Pickup plowing snow

Snow removal costs to City of Trenton exceed $24,000

Including the snowfall from last week, (Tuesday night / Wednesday morning) the city of Trenton has accumulated snow removal and ice control costs of $24,664. That cost covers the winter period from mid-November through February 20th. The figure includes $15,244 in overtime costs for street department employees plus expenses related to diesel and unleaded fuel […]