The Gallatin Board of Aldermen accepted bids Monday evening, January 11th for advanced metering infrastructure and a dump truck. The accepted AMI metering system bid was for Core and Main for $25,852. Public Works Director Mark Morey recommended that bid based on the amount of strength the sensus radios have to collect data and the use […]
The Princeton City Council received an update on water projects on January 11th. City Clerk Corey Willett reports test well drilling has started. Princeton also received a 163-day extension on part of an agreement with McClure Engineering involving the Department of Natural Resources.
A Columbia man has been found guilty of the felonies of sexual abuse—first and second degree—aggravated sexual offense. A jury returned the verdict for 41-year-old Jason Shade after a three-day trial in Sullivan County with the court ordering a sentence and assessment report be completed. Sentencing is scheduled for March 8. Shade’s charges stemmed from […]
Governor Mike Parson announced five appointments to various boards and commissions and filled seven-county office vacancies. Governor Parson also named the new Acting Director of the Division of Professional Registration. Samuel Adams, of Ferguson, was appointed to the State Board of Mediation. Mr. Adams has served as business representative and organizer for the St. Louis – Kansas City […]
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 […]
Auditor Galloway outlined the successes of her Public Corruption and Fraud Division, which has contributed significantly to her office’s fight against public corruption. Auditor Galloway launched the division and announced efforts to direct increased resources towards investigations of fraud and abuse at the start of 2019. “I am proud of the work of my team and […]
Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports his office is responsible for notifying jurors and prospective jurors for court. The sheriff’s office mailed 600 notifications on January 4th. Information is to be completed and returned to Circuit Clerk Jane Gann. The next group of jurors in Livingston County runs from February 8th through June 13th.
The Grundy County Commission approved an employee classification change and accepted a resignation involving Grundy County Ambulance on December 29th. The employee classification change involved Sarah Crosson. She completed her paramedic training/certification to allow for the change. The resignation was from Emergency Medical Technician Lilly Simmons. Ambulance Director Steve Tracy and Billing Clerk Beth Leeper […]
The Gallatin Board of Aldermen approved an ordinance approving the city budget at a meeting Monday evening. Anticipated revenues for the fiscal year ending December 31st, 2021 are $5,413,717.67, and expected expenditures total $5,227,634.53. That leaves an anticipated surplus of $186,083.14. The ordinance will go into effect on January 1st. The board also approved resolutions […]
Trenton City Clerk Cindy Simpson reports the first filing for the Trenton City Council. Glen Briggs of 701 East Fifth Street filed for reelection as First Ward Councilman the morning of December 23rd. One candidate from each ward is to be elected to the Trenton City Council in the April 6th Election. The candidate filing […]
The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees heard various reports the evening of December 22nd. Multiple reports involved information on the COVID-19 pandemic. Dean of Instruction Mitch Holder filled in for Vice President of Academic Affairs Doctor Tristan Londre. Holder reported students were appreciative of the on-campus experience during the fall semester. He is […]
Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released an audit of the City of Berger located in Franklin County. Residents of the city requested the audit through the petition process. “This audit was a thorough review of city operations and financial practices, and the report details several areas where improvements can be made to better safeguard taxpayer […]