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Candidates on hand at courthouse to file for office this morning

Candidate filing begins today subject to the August primary election in Missouri with county candidates filing at their respective courthouses beginning at 8 o’clock this morning. As of just before 6:30 this morning, waiting to file for a Grundy County office were four incumbents: Presiding Commissioner Rick Hull, County Clerk Betty Spickard, Associate Circuit Court […]

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Candidate filing for August primary begins Tuesday

Candidate filing begins Tuesday, February 27, 2018, subject to the August Primary Election in Missouri. Area courthouses will be the location for candidates to file if they are seeking a county-wide office. For Grundy County, this includes the offices of presiding commissioner, county clerk, associate circuit court judge, clerk of the circuit court/recorder of deeds, […]

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Grundy County Commission meets with NextEra Energy to discuss possible wind farm

Three representatives from NextEra Energy met with the Grundy County Commission Tuesday afternoon to discuss a possible wind farm project in the area. The representatives said meteorological towers will be placed in the county, which will give information on the output of wind capacity. They noted multiple studies still need to be done before a […]

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Grundy County Commission receives drug monitoring program agreement

The Grundy County Commission received a user agreement with Saint Louis County Health Department for a prescription drug monitoring program. Commissioner Joe Brinser reports Grundy County’s drug monitoring program is set to go live in 2018. He says pharmacies in the county will start the program one month before the official go-live date. The Commission […]

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Livingston County Commission to meet Tuesday and Thursday of next week

The Livingston County Commission will meet at the Livingston County Courthouse in Chillicothe twice next week. The meetings will start Tuesday, October 31  and Thursday, November 2 in the morning at 9:30 with Tuesday’s agenda to include Commissioner Dave Mapel attending the Transportation Advisory Committee meeting at the Green Hills Regional Planning Committee Meeting in […]

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Grundy County Commission passes prescription drug monitoring program

The Grundy County Commission passed an ordinance adopting a prescription drug monitoring program Tuesday morning. It also accepted a user agreement with Saint Louis County to help set up Grundy County’s program. The commission reports there will be no cost to the county or to pharmacies for the prescription drug program until 2019 due to […]

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Grundy County Commission sets tax levy rate

The Grundy County Commission set the county’s tax levy at 18.46 cents per $100 of assessed valuation Tuesday morning, which is up by .23 cents from last year. Grundy County’s assessed valuation totals stand at $131,543,770, which is an increase of $7,531,333 from last year. The assessed valuation includes real estate, personal property, and railroad […]

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Livingston County Commission to meet regarding county roads

The Livingston County Commission will meet at the Livingston County Courthouse Tuesday and Thursday next week starting at 9:30 in the morning. Tuesday’s agenda includes meeting with Phyllis Pryor regarding county roads at 10 o’clock and possibly entering into an executive session to discuss communications with an auditor at 11 o’clock. Thursday’s agenda includes meeting […]

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Grundy County Commission votes on salaries

The Grundy County Salary Commission voted to stay at 100% compensation allowable by a state statute based on the assessed valuation of the county at a meeting Tuesday. The salaries total $327,240. The Salary Commission is made up of the county clerk, prosecuting attorney, sheriff, county commissioners, collector/treasurer, assessor, public administrator, and the coroner. Grundy […]