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Grundy County Clerk reports 63 absentee ballots returned, 26 requested for the April 5th Municipal Election

Sixty-three absentee ballots for the April 5 Municipal Election had been returned to the Grundy County Clerk’s Office as of 10:30 am Friday, April 1st. Another 26 ballots had been requested but not yet returned to the county clerk’s office. The Grundy County Clerk’s Office at the courthouse in Trenton will be open on April […]

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North Central Missouri Development Alliance holds annual meeting

Grundy County’s assets were discussed at the North Central Missouri Development Alliance’s annual meeting on March 29th. The Grundy County Industrial Development Corporation, Grundy County Commission, Trenton City Council, and other community members attended and shared ideas. NCMDA Executive Director Scott Sharp and Secretary Jackie Soptic talked about a Missouri Partnership representative being in Trenton […]

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Grundy County Commission accepts bids for steel, culverts and fuel

The Grundy County Commission accepted multiple bids on March 29th. A steel bid was accepted from Oden Enterprises of Wahoo, Nebraska. There were different prices for different items. Culvert bids were accepted from Owens Trenching of Laredo for plastic culverts and Metal Culverts of Maryville for metal culverts. There were different prices for the different […]

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Grundy County Commission accepting bids on VHF radio system

The Grundy County Commission is accepting proposals to purchase and install a turnkey analog VHF radio system to improve existing system coverage with an option for P25 upgrades in the future. The existing system is used for Fire and EMS dispatch and currently consists of 2 separate repeaters and a remote receiver. The FCC Callsign […]

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Grundy County Commission fills unexpired term on Jefferson Township Board

The Grundy County Commission on March 15th made an appointment for a one-year unexpired term on the Jefferson Township Board. Rocita Hutson will fill the position previously held by her husband Eugene Hutson, who died in January. Commissioner Don Sager notes Rocita Hutson’s term will go until April 2023. Shelbi Becker with the state auditor’s […]

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Grundy County Commission hires full-time Emergency Medical Services Director

The Grundy County Commission has hired a full-time Emergency Medical Services Director. Sarah Porter is originally from the Fort Leonard Wood area and will begin her new position on March 14th. Presiding Commissioner Phillip Ray reports Porter has been working as a paramedic. She started in the fire service and worked her way through emergency […]

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Area courthouses and health departments to observe Lincoln’s Birthday

The Grundy County Courthouse in Trenton will be closed on February 11th in observance of Lincoln’s Birthday, which is a state holiday. The Grundy County Commission will host the annual CART rock meeting with township representatives at the Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri in Trenton on February 11th at 6:30 pm. Other closures […]

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Members chosen to serve on the Grundy County Industrial Development boards

Members were chosen to serve on the Grundy County Industrial Development Corporation and Grundy County Industrial Development Authority boards on January 31st. Reelected to three-year terms on the Industrial Development Corporation Board were Chris Hoffman, Tim Michael, Brent Wyant, and Scott Weldon. Newly elected to a three-year term was Amy Lewis. Officers elected for the […]

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Grundy County Commission adopts deficit budget for fiscal year 2022

The Grundy County Commission adopted a deficit budget for 2022 on January 31st. The budget estimates total revenues of $7,218,191 and expenditures of $9,019,582. A balance deficit of $1,801,391 is expected for 2022. The county begins the year with carryover funds of $5,297,100.98. The estimated ending balance is $3,495,709.98. In her budget message, Grundy County […]

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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 […]

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Grundy County Commission continues search for ambulance director

The Grundy County Commission signed an agreement on January 11th with North Central Missouri Business Facilitation. The county will provide $2,500 per year to the organization to help fund the organization’s services. Grundy County Clerk Betty Spickard reports the person originally offered the full-time ambulance director position did not accept, and the county commission is […]

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Grundy County Commission approves amendment to county budget

The Grundy County Commission on December 14th approved an amendment to the 2021 Grundy County Budget. Grundy County Clerk Betty Spickard reports the amendment involved the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, with revenues of $956,624 and no expenses. Presiding Commission Phillip Ray says the county expects to receive an equal part from the American […]