The Missouri Department of Revenue says state tax refunds are about 80-dollars lower than a year ago, in part because of a longstanding inaccurate calculation at DOR involving the federal tax deduction. Revenue Director Joel Walters testified Wednesday before a House oversight committee in Jefferson City, saying some taxpayers will have to pay because they […]
The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved an update to this year’s school calendar and the school calendar for next school year at a meeting Tuesday evening. The calendar updates for this school year include Trenton R-9 being in session March 15th and 18th, April 22nd, and May 17th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, and 24th. […]
Great Northwest Day at the Capitol drew more than 250 area constituents together to showcase the region in Jefferson City on February 5th & 6th. Nineteen counties, multiple communities, and representatives from business, education, healthcare, and government came together to discuss issues that are critical to the region. This year’s priorities focused on caring for […]
The Trenton City Council will consider an ordinance at a meeting next week regarding an engineer-consultant agreement. The meeting will be held at Trenton City Hall on Monday night, February 11th at 7 o’clock. An ordinance to be considered would approve a second amendment on an agreement with Environmental Specialty Solutions, Incorporated of Kansas City […]
The Trenton R-9 Board of Education will consider calendar updates for this school year as well as approval of the calendar for next school year at a meeting next week. The board will meet at the district office Tuesday afternoon, February 12 at 4:30 to give individuals an opportunity to attend the final home basketball […]
A meeting of the Trenton Park Board is this Wednesday evening, February 6th at 5:15 at the city hall. The session is open to the public. Agenda topics include discussion of the park department budget for 2019-2020 as well as reports from park department committees and the park’s superintendent.
A Missouri Senate committee is considering whether the state should be charging a 6.5-percent sales tax on out-of-state internet purchases. Missouri School Boards Association spokesman Brent Ghan says the tax could bring in additional money for the state. Ghan hopes lawmakers would not use the additional revenue to give tax cuts. […]
Approving prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) legislation is a top priority for Missouri House Democrats in 2019. A PDMP is an electronic database that collects data on controlled substance prescriptions within a state. House Minority Leader Crystal Quade of Springfield says PDMP could go to the House floor this week. Missouri is the […]
The Trenton Finance Committee plans to discuss the 2019-2020 budget at a meeting next week. The committee will meet at the Trenton City Hall on Tuesday evening at 6 o’clock. A budget discussion will include general fund revenue for administration and non-departmental as well as capital fund.
Discussion dominated meetings last evening involving members of the Trenton Utility Committee and Trenton Administrative Committee. City Administrator Ron Urton said no action was taken but information was shared with councilmen on several topics. Utility committee members Dave Mlika and Travis Elbert reviewed the TMU net metering report. Urton said the report, in part, noted […]
Much has been said in recent months about revenues, expenses, and profits of Trenton Municipal Utilities. Information has been shared with the Utility committee that indicates December financials show a loss for the month instead of a profit. While profit is determined from revenues, minus normal operating expenses, debt payments and major construction costs are […]