KCP&L announces purchase of power from Missouri wind farms

Audio: Buchanan County commissioners consider controversial wind farm regulations

Buchanan County commissioners don’t want to wait until a wind farm proposes locating in the county before adopting regulations on wind energy, they want to approve regulations before that would happen. Presiding Commissioner Lee Sawyer says, at present, there are no rules on the books.     Sawyer says the Kansas City engineering firm of […]

Trenton, Missouri

Trenton Administrative Committee to make three recommendations to city council

Three recommendations from the Trenton Administrative Committee meeting Tuesday night will be proposed to the Trenton City Council. City Administrator Ron Urton reports one recommendation involves approval of changes to the zoning ordinances regarding permitted locations for communication towers based on height and type of use. Another involved proceeding with selecting an engineering firm for […]

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Trenton City Council holds heated discussion on electric rates, ends in vote to reduce rates by 5%

The Trenton City Council last night voted to authorize a 5% reduction in electric rates effective with the bills received in November, and the council ultimately voted to have an electric rate study done, but not until after the Mayor vetoed two separate motions. Last week, the utility committee advanced discussion on having a three-month […]

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Trenton Administrative Committee, Utility Committee to meet Tuesday night

Two committee meetings are Tuesday night, September 18th, at the Trenton City Hall.   The Administrative Committee meets at 6 o’clock to discuss disposing of an old fire department, ladder truck which was replaced this year with a new ladder truck.  The utility committee meets at 7 o’clock to discuss the Trenton Municipal Utility electric rates. Mayor Nick […]

Trenton Water Treatment Plant

Improvements needed for wastewater treatment plant in Trenton could cost over $6,000,000

City of Trenton officials heard a presentation last night on improvements needed for the wastewater treatment plant. Trenton is working with the engineering firm Burns and McDonnell to finalize a list of projects for the sewer plant and collection system to meet the settlement agreement with the Department of Natural Resources. It’s called the “Bypass […]