Orscheln Headquarters Moberly (Photo by Rudi Keller - Missouri Independent)

Controversial bill would have aided Orscheln Products LLC, under scrutiny for contamination

(Missouri Independent) – Two years ago, a company led by an influential Republican businessman faced off with the state’s environmental regulators over whether it needed to do additional testing for a chemical that health officials worried could pose a cancer risk to the company’s workers.  The Moberly manufacturing facility, Orscheln Products LLC, is owned by […]

Planning and zoning

Chillicothe Planning and Zoning Board to hold public hearing regarding a resident request

Chillicothe Planning and Zoning Board will hold a public hearing on Monday, December 6, 2021, regarding a request. Michael and Melody Willard have submitted an application for a conditional use permit to operate a meal delivery service from 302 West Harvest Drive in Chillicothe. Another item on the announced agenda is listed as “approval” on […]

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board learns two properties of concern are in the process of being sold

Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board learned Monday evening that two properties of concern are in the process of being sold. The Walden Apartments at 1010 Avalon Street have Connie Lasher as the general manager representing Action Management and Consulting Services LLC. In an e-mail to the city, she wrote Walden Apartments is being purchased by […]

Patrick McKenna Director of the Missouri Department of Transportation

Billions headed to Missouri transportation fund from gas tax hike, infrastructure bill

(Missouri Independent) – With $6.5 billion on the way from the federal infrastructure bill and a newly increased gas tax, Missouri is ready to take a big bite out of $4.5 billion in unfunded highway needs, Patrick McKenna, director of the Missouri Department of Transportation, said this week. But that doesn’t mean the state is ready to tackle […]

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board evaluates seven properties at Monday meeting

Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board on Monday night advanced four properties of concern while granting extensions of time to three others. The board voted to move 208 East 10th Court from findings of fact to certificate of existence of a dangerous building. Three other locations which had been declared a nuisance were advanced to public […]

Planning and zoning

Trenton Board of Adjustments and Trenton Planning and Zoning Commission to meet tonight

The Trenton Planning and Zoning Commission and the Trenton Board of Adjustments hold public hearings Monday evening, October 4, 2021, at Trenton City Hall regarding requests from Terry Hearn and Charles Walmsley. The meetings begin at 7 pm this evening. Hearn is seeking a conditional use permit to operate a used car lot at 907 […]

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board adds five locations to “Declaration of a Nuisance”

Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board Monday evening added five locations to the category Declaration of a Nuisance. Building Inspector Wes Barone listed the properties as 513 East 9th Court; 1514 Mable Street, 1614 Mable Street, 601 East 19th Street, and two of the Walden apartments at 1010 Avalon. Barone will be advising owners on what […]

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Trenton City Council and Trenton Nuisance Board to meet Monday, September 27

The Trenton City Council will consider ordinances involving the airport, the water treatment and power plants, and migration to Microsoft applications. A meeting will be at the Trenton City Hall on September 27, 2021, at 7 p.m. It will also be available on Zoom at this link. One ordinance would approve an amendment to the state […]

Amaren Missouri

“Simply unconscionable”: Advocates push Ameren to keep electric bills low during pandemic

(Missouri Independent) – Ameren Missouri should not increase its electrical rates for its customers as they struggle to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and economic fallout, a coalition of environmental, veterans, and tenants advocates said Wednesday.  The St. Louis-based utility filed with regulators in March seeking a rate increase worth nearly $300 million per year to pay […]

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board takes action on three properties, hears reports on others

Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board last night took action on three properties and heard reports on other locations of concern. The fire-damaged house at 208 East 10th Court was advanced to a public hearing, and 604 Linn Street was moved to the next category called findings of fact. 511 East 9th Court was removed from […]

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North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees to meet on Tuesday

Tuesday’s meeting of the North Central Missouri College Trustees will begin with the annual tax levy public hearing at 5:25. The agenda for the regular board meeting at 5:30 includes consideration of bids and purchases, the Head Start annual program report; the first reading of a board policy revision; and personnel involving employments, job description, […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council meeting agenda calls for review of proposed development for senior housing complex

Developers of a proposed senior housing complex in Trenton are seeking support from the Trenton City Council. A resolution of support is to be presented at Monday nights’ 7 o’clock meeting at Trenton City Hall. The resolution, a tax rate public hearing, a preliminary engineering report for water plant improvements, and three ordinances are on […]