Gallatin City Hall

Gallatin Board of Aldermen accept ordinances, move forward with plans for county fair

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen accepted several ordinances at a meeting Monday evening. One added a new chapter to city code regarding regulations for medical marijuana cultivation, manufacturing, testing, transportation, and dispensaries. The board voted in April to draft a city ordinance reducing the medical marijuana dispensary distance requirement from 1,000 feet to 100 feet […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 Board of Education raises high school tuition rate

The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education on Thursday evening approved increasing the high school tuition to the state adequacy target of $6,375 for the 2020-2021 school year. Tuition had been $5,750 for high school and has not been increased in more than 20 years.  Elementary tuition remains at $4,500. The board approved the district […]

Electric Power Lineman

Rate study analyst warns Trenton City Council against reduction of electric rates

An official with a consulting company that analyzes utility rates told the City Council last night that no changes are recommended. But he also warned against thinking of reducing electric rates any more than they have been. Craig Woycheese is the senior rate analyst for Toth and Associates which was commissioned by the city to […]

East Locust Creek Rervoir

Regional Water Commission provides information on the dam for East Locust Creel Reservoir

The General Manager of the North Central Missouri Regional Water Commission says there seems to be interest in and discussion about the dam for the East Locust Creek Reservoir. While the dam has presented challenges, they are not insurmountable. In 2014 after more geologic information was gathered, the proposed dam was moved upstream approximately 170 […]

Newtown-Harris School Website

Newtown-Harris Board of Education reviews survey on 4-day week

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved the 2018-2019 school audit this week. Superintendent Lucas McKinnis notes the main thing the audit found was that ideally, more people should keep track of the money, but Newtown-Harris and other small schools in the area do not have enough people to do that. Missouri Consultants for Education […]

Gallatin City Hall

Gallatin Board of Aldermen approve ordinances

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen approved several ordinances at a meeting this week. The ordinances regarded a salt storage lease agreement with Larry Johnson, an engineering agreement for professional services with Allstate Consultants for the Gallatin Wastewater Treatment Plant and collection system, and an operation and maintenance agreement with People Service, Incorporated for operation, maintenance, […]

Spickard, Missouri

Spickard Board of Aldermen vote not to pay city employees for holidays

The Spickard Board of Aldermen voted Monday evening to not pay city employees for holidays. The Missouri Rural Water Association, Green Hills Regional Planning Commission, and All-State Consultants were approved to continue work on a water and wastewater project for the city. The vote was taken following a discussion by Liz Grove and Gary Webber […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 Board of Education approves property and liability insurance cost

The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education this week approved insurance to be provided by the Missouri United School Insurance Council for 2020. Superintendent Phil Fox reports the property and liability insurance will cost $36,206, which is up about $650 from 2019. Updates were approved to the District Wellness Plan involving personnel changes. The board […]

Mercer School District Website

North Mercer Board of Education approves co-op baseball with Princeton

The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education approved 21st Century grant employee contracts Wednesday evening. The extra-duty contracts will be paid through a federal grant. A one-year cooperative was approved for baseball with the Princeton School District. It was decided to continue cheerleading and dance and to have dance performances at the halftime of basketball […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council agenda includes items of interest at airport and 9th Street overlay project

The Trenton Building and Nuisance Board will meet prior to the Trenton City Council on Monday evening, August 26, 2019. The Building and Nuisance Board will discuss nine properties at the Trenton City Hall at 6 o’clock. Of those properties, one is listed under declaration of a nuisance, three under public hearing, four under findings […]