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New Trenton City Council members sworn in; loan to cover costs at wastewater plant fails yet again

In the last meeting before five city officials were sworn in, the Trenton City Council approved six of seven ordinances on the agenda. After reports, Mayor Nick McHargue requested the agenda be re-arranged to allow the swearing in of the new Mayor and four council members before considering the ordinances. But his request died since […]

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Audio: Mayor Nick McHargue on losing bid for third term as Trenton’s Mayor

Trenton voters elected a new Mayor in Tuesday’s election with Linda Crooks winning the race with a total of 802 votes from Trenton’s four wards and absentees. Incumbent Nick McHargue received 360 votes, Rocky Dunkin had 130, and Larry Porter received 60. At the end of Tuesday’s voting, McHargue congratulated Crooks on her win.   […]

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Contentious loan to cover wastewater project tops discussion of Trenton City Council

The Trenton City Council last night took no action on a proposal to transfer two million dollars from one TMU fund to another. Members postponed the Green Hills Animal Shelter contract requesting some additional language. At the beginning of the meeting, a long-time member of the former Board of Public Works, Phil Hoffman, addressed the […]

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Trenton Finance Committee to once again recommend TMU loan of $2M to wastewater department

The city council’s Finance Committee again is recommending the full city council considers allowing the TMU electric department to allocate $2,000,000 to help fund the head works sewer project for the wastewater department.  An estimated $1,000,000 would come out of the wastewater reserves to cover the anticipated $3,000,000 cost, although the actual won’t be known […]

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Trenton Finance Committee to reccommend borrowing of money from TMU to cover wastewater plant costs

The finance committee at a meeting Tuesday night decided to recommend to the full city council that money be borrowed from one department of Trenton Municipal Utilities to assist another department in paying costs of a major project. Such action is being recommended after the committee and council members were discouraged from doing so by […]

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Micah Landes updates Trenton City Council on accomplishments of North Central Missouri Development Alliance

In her report to the Trenton City Council, Micah Landes reviewed economic development accomplishments during the past year. As director of the North Central Missouri Development Alliance, Mrs. Landes said 91 business contacts were made since she began duties in the fall of 2017. This includes seven new business, four businesses retained; and she’s worked […]