Trenton Municipal Utilities

Audio: Trenton City Administrator Ron Urton talks wages and raises for city employees

Department heads and Trenton City Council Finance Committee members have been working over the past few weeks to develop budgets for the city of Trenton and Trenton Municipal Utilities. The next fiscal year for 2020-21 begins May 1st. City Administrator/Utility Director Ron Urton spoke Tuesday with Open Line Moderator John Anthony.     The current […]

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Laredo Board of Aldermen approve 2020 budget, raise city clerks salary

The Laredo Board of Aldermen has approved ordinances regarding the 2020 budget and the city clerk’s salary. Regarding the budget, the total overall income is anticipated at $154,185 with expenses expected to be $152,444. That leaves a projected profit of $1,741. The budget includes general, sewer, water, street, and trash funds. The city clerk’s salary […]

Planning and zoning

Trenton Planning and Zoning Commission approves two requests from Orscheln Farm and Home

The Trenton Planning and Zoning Commission discussed, then voted to approve, two requests involving development of vacant land at 28th Street and Highway 65 as a future location for a new Orscheln’s Farm and Home store. The requests were for a conditional use permit and a final plat. Both were approved by the five members […]

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Trenton City Council discusses, but takes no action, on establishing a cash reserve policy for the city

The Trenton City Council discussed, but took no action Monday night, on a proposal from the City Administrator to establish a cash reserve policy for the city. Discussion also was held on possible wage increases for city employees as well as potentially establishing steps of advancement within the police, fire, and street departments. This topic […]

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Trenton City Council agenda to include Real Property Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act

The Trenton City Council will consider approval of an ordinance next week regarding the Real Property Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act for the city. The council will meet at the Trenton City Hall Monday night at 7 o’clock. The ordinance would adopt procedures for soliciting bids for tax increment financing projects under the act. Other […]

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Trenton City Council Administrative Committee hears request from fire department on inspections

Members of the Trenton City Council Administrative Committee Monday evening heard a request for the fire department to stop doing inspections of rental properties and resume with the commercial inspections or surveys. The committee on a split vote involving a motion will recommend to the city council that more of the residential inspections be handled […]

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Trenton City Council endorses idea proposed by pilots at municipal airport

With seven members present, the Trenton City Council endorsed an idea proposed by pilots allowing them to construct and own an eight place T-hangar building at the Trenton airport. The new all-metal building would replace the two wooden hangars currently in use at the airport. An engineering company assembled a cost estimate for the new […]