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 hashes out financing of sewer system improvements, approves ordinances

Financing sewer system improvements at Trenton will now be divided into two loan documents rather than one. That was the advice delivered last night to the Trenton City Council by Toni Stegeman of the Gilmore and Bell law firm. But she pointed out the city will still get a favorable interest rate of three point […]

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Trenton City Council adopts ordinances pertaining to medical marijuana

A series of ordinances pertaining to medical marijuana were approved Monday night by the Trenton City Council. They are based on state regulations stemming from the voter-approved Amendment Two in last November’s election. In part, the ordinances allow for the location of manufacturing facilities, cultivation facilities, and dispensaries within the city of Trenton. One ordinance […]

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Trenton City Council agenda includes medical marijuana and budget amendments

The Trenton City Council will consider multiple ordinances regarding amending current and enacting new sections of city code regarding marijuana at its next meeting. The council will meet at the Trenton City Hall on Monday night, June 10, 2019, at 7 o’clock. Ordinances that would amend city code regard exemptions, gross receipts, possession of marijuana […]

Planning and zoning

Trenton Planning and Zoning Commission discuss city code pertaining to medical marijuana

The Trenton Board of Adjustments and Planning and Zoning Commission held public hearings Monday night. Trenton Deputy City Clerk Tracy Maberry reports the Board of Adjustments approved, four to zero, Phil and Connie Hoffman’s request for a 480 square foot variance on the maximum requirement of 720 square feet on an accessory structure to allow […]

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Missouri House approves SB-391 that prevents counties from passing health ordinances aimed at CAFOs

The Missouri House of Representatives has given final approval to Senate Bill 391, legislation that would prevent counties from passing health ordinances aimed at large agricultural operations. The House voted 103-44 to approve the bill, which would prevent county health boards or county commissioners from passing standards stricter than state law. The Missouri House of […]