Spickard, Missouri

Grundy County Commissioner speaks to Spickard Board of Aldermen regarding antenna on water tower

Grundy County Commissioner Don Sager spoke to the Spickard Board of Aldermen on January 13th. Sager said the county commission is interested in putting an antenna on the city water tower to improve communications for emergency services. The board will check land and sizes, and the board plans to have a special meeting regarding the […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission approves entering into contract with NCRS for engineering

The Grundy County Commission approved March 23rd, on a vote of two to one, a motion involving the Natural Resources Conservation Service Streambank Stabilization near the Highway 6 Thompson River Bridge. Commissioner Don Sager and Presiding Commissioner Phillip Ray voted in favor of the motion, which involved entering into a contract with NRCS, with the […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission appoint health officer; participate in conference with NRCS

The Grundy County Commission appointed a county health officer and participated in a conference call with Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) representatives regarding a Streambank Stabilization project the morning of February 23rd. Presiding Commissioner Phillip Ray reports Elizabeth Gibson was reappointed as the county health officer. The commission, Marty Comstock and Dennis Speichenger of NRCS, […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission adopts deficit budget for 2021

The Grundy County Commission unanimously adopted a deficit budget for 2021 the morning of January 26th. The budget estimates total revenues of $5,736,634 and expenditures of $6,928,813. A balance deficit of $1,192,179 is expected for 2021. The county begins the year with carryover funds of $3,910,220.81. The projected ending balance is $2,718,041.81. Grundy County Clerk […]

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Grundy County officers elected in November to be sworn in.

Third Judicial Circuit Judge Thomas Alley is to swear in Grundy County elected officers in the courthouse in Trenton. The ceremony will be in the third-floor courtroom on the morning of December 29th at 9 o’clock. Officers elected in November’s General Election include Don Sager as First District Commissioner; Brad Chumbley, Second District Commissioner; Rodney […]

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Grundy County Commission to consider mask order after meeting with numerous health professionals

Representatives from Wright Memorial Hospital, the Grundy County Health Department, and Grundy County Ambulance discussed a possible mask order with the Grundy County Commission the morning of December 8th. Wright Memorial Chief Nursing Officer Catherine Hamilton said she does not think communities understand the stresses on hospital staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. She explained there […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission presented update on Muddy Creek Bridge repairs

Decker and Associates have announced Southwest 80th Avenue in Grundy County is anticipated to be closed December 14th through April 14th due to construction of an off-system bridge replacement and rehabilitation project. The announcement was made at the Grundy County Commission meeting on November 24th. No formal business was conducted at the meeting due to […]

Election Results

Northern Missouri election results for November 3, 2020

Grundy County experienced a 76 percent voter turnout in yesterday’s general election – favoring Republicans in their races and each of the unopposed Republican candidates for countywide offices. Donald Trump received 81 percent of the presidential vote from Grundy County while Joseph Biden had 18 percent of the vote. Also receiving huge majority support in […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission approves COVID-19 relief funds for three organizations; commission participates in virtual meeting

The Grundy County Commission approved Coronavirus Relief Fund allocations for three entities the morning of Tuesday, October 13th. The Grundy County Senior Tax Board was approved for $1,152.62 for COVID-19-related expenses. A pre-approval was granted for $2,800 for HVAC air purifiers at the North 65 Center. Laredo R-7 was approved for $6,395.75 in funding. Presiding […]

Election Results

August 4th Primary Election results in northern Missouri

Grundy County will have a new commissioner at the first of the year following Businessman Brad Chumbley’s victory Tuesday evening in the Republican primary. Chumbley received 442 votes to defeat two others. Incumbent Joe Brinser had 296 votes and challenger Martha Roberts received 245. There’s no Democratic opponent for Chumbley in the November general election. […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission opens bids for bridge construction

The Grundy County Commission opened five bids on the morning of Tuesday, July 7th for a bridge to be constructed on Southwest 80th Street. The bids were from Decker Services of Lathrop for $520,897.05, Widel Incorporated of Blackwater for $522,562.62, Boone Construction Company of Columbia for $559,571.13, Brookfield Box and Bridge for $565,078.75, and MS […]

2020 Elections vote

August Primary Roundup: A multitude of candidates file for offices

Tuesday was the final day to file for the August Primary Election. There is one race in Grundy County, and that is for Second District Commissioner. Candidates for the position are incumbent Joe Brinser, Brad Chumbley, and Martha Roberts. They each filed as Republicans. There is one candidate each for other Grundy County offices. Incumbents […]

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Another candidate files for Grundy County Second District Commissioner

Another candidate has filed for Grundy County Second District Commissioner subject to the August Primary Election. Martha Roberts filed as a Republican for the position on Wednesday morning. Previous filings for Second District Commissioner were incumbent Joe Brinser and Brad Chumbley, who both filed as Republicans. Incumbent Don Sager, Republican, is the only candidate for […]

Election 2020

Second candidate files for Grundy County Second District Commissioner

A second candidate has filed for Grundy County Second District Commissioner subject to the August Primary Election. Brad Chumbley filed as a Republican for the position on Wednesday morning. He is currently a Trenton Second Ward city council member. Incumbent Joe Brinser filed for Second District Commissioner on Tuesday. Other incumbents who filed for Grundy […]

2020 Elections vote

Six candidates file for office at Grundy County Courthouse

Candidate filing begins today subject to the August primary election. As of 8 o’clock Tuesday morning, February 25, six candidates had gathered at the Grundy County Courthouse with five of them incumbents. Among those seeking re-election, on the Republican ticket, are Don Sager as First District Commissioner, Joe Brinser as Second District Commissioner, Barb Harris […]

Grundy County Missouri Courthouse

Only one contractor attends pre-bid meeting for details of courthouse remodel

One community member attended the Grundy County Commission’s mandatory pre-bid meeting Tuesday regarding the remodel of the third-floor courtroom of the courthouse in Trenton. First District Commissioner Don Sager says Emery Zook attended to hear the scope of work to be completed. Presiding Commissioner Rick Hull reports the Commission will hold a bid opening June […]