Family and friends developmentally disabled

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled cancels or postpones all activities

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled Executive Director Kayla Graham have announced all FFDD-sponsored activities will be postponed or canceled until at least April 14th. The FFDD bus will not run during that time. The board and executive director will reassess the decision closer to April 14th and decide when activities may resume. The […]

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FFDD celebrate Disability Employment Awareness Month

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and Grundy County Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled Executive Director Kayla Graham explains the designation is to raise awareness of disability employment and celebrate the contributions of workers with disabilities. Graham says FFDD is “very fortunate” to have several employers in the community that employs individuals […]

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Audio: Details on what can and cannot be recycled sent to Trenton residents

The Trenton City Hall recently shared information via pamphlets about what can and cannot be included in the city’s curbside recycling program. City Administrator Ron Urton says this was done because some residents said they did not know Trenton had a recycling program or did not know how to participate. The city council asked Hope […]

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City council chooses Rapid Removal as Trenton’s trash disposal service; Hope Haven to continue recycling in Trenton

The Trenton City Council, with seven members present Monday night, unanimously accepted a bid for Rapid Removal Disposal to continue with residential trash pickup Bids on residential solid waste collection came from two companies. Rapid Removal Disposal of Trenton submitted a monthly quote of $11.25 this year and pledged to keep it at $11.25 per […]

Family and friends developmentally disabled

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled agenda includes election of officers

The Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled in Grundy County will hold an election of officers at a meeting next week. The meeting will be held at the east entrance of the Grundy County Courthouse in Trenton Monday evening at 6:30. The agenda includes reports on transportation, the Grundy County Learning Center, Hope Haven […]

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Rapid Removal given 4-month extension on trash contract while Trenton City Council explores options

Residential trash collections will continue to be temporarily picked up by Rapid Removal Disposal after the City Council’s vote last night on a WCA contract ended in a tie and the City Council has reversed itself, re-instating the monthly charge for residential curbside recycling at Trenton. Over two dozen residents from the public crowded into […]

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North Missouri Solid Waste Management planner addresses Trenton City Council’s vote against recycling

North Missouri Solid Waste Management District Region B Planner Ann Hamilton has written a letter urging the Trenton City Council to reconsider its recent decision concerning the city’s curbside recycling program. The city council last week voted six to one against continuing curbside recycling. Hamilton says Hope Haven Industries provided the Solid Waste Management District […]

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City council chooses new trash service provider for Trenton residents

It took three attempts Monday night before the city council decided on a company for residential trash pickup which results in a change from the current provider. The city council, on a single vote, decided to discontinue the recycling program in which households are currently charged a fee every month. Submitting bids for a five-year […]

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Trash bids and recycling top tonight’s meeting of Trenton City Council

The city of Trenton received three bids for residential trash pickup and curbside recycling for the next five year period, beginning in January. Tabulations of the bids were included in the packet provided last week for city councilmen to study with a copy also made available for the news media. The council agenda for a […]