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Three police officers hired by Trenton City Council; discussion continues but no action taken on trash service

Three representatives of Rapid Removal Disposal met last night with the Trenton City Council and city officials to discuss issues regarding trash service, particularly complaints that have been received by staff at City Hall. Councilman Lance Otto led a discussion on his research on the banned breed dog ordinance as well as the dangerous dogs’ […]

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Trenton City Council reviews problems with trash service; city health insurance premiums to decrease

All votes were unanimous Monday night when the Trenton City Council adopted four ordinances and approved a resolution. Faced with two dozen additional, documented complaints on trash service, at least two members of the council called for a change in trash hauling companies. The city of Trenton’s contract with Rapid Removal Disposal doesn’t expire until […]

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Audio: Rapid Removal asked to provide information to insert into monthly utility bills

At a recent Trenton City Council meeting, Rapid Removal Disposal of Trenton was asked to provide information to insert into Trenton Municipal Utilities monthly utility bills about what the company can accept. City Administrator and Utility Director Ron Urton explains the City of Trenton contracts for trash service pick up for the community in general. […]

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Trenton City Council responds to concerns over residential trash pickup

Much of the discussion during Monday night’s Trenton City Council meeting involved discussion on trash service complaints. City administrator Ron Urton provided a list of recent complaint calls received by city hall detailing addresses that experienced issues. Two members of the public, Larry Huffstutter and Gaylon McCorkle voiced their concerns. Responses were provided by Rapid […]

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Trenton City Council addresses complaints on residential trash pickup, approve bid for water plant

After discussing trash service complaints received by councilmen and the staff of Trenton City Hall, the Trenton City Council on Monday night requested the owner of Rapid Removal Disposal to attend an upcoming meeting of the council. Administrator Ron Urton, who brought up the topic, said the city does the residential billing for Rapid Removal […]

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Audio: Tips for “Community Pride Cleanup week” from the Trenton Chamber of Commerce

Many areas of Trenton are being cleaned up by volunteers during the Trenton Chamber of Commerce “Community Pride Cleanup week.” Chamber Ambassador Sharon Barnett was a guest Monday on KTTN Open Line.     Chamber of Commerce President Debbie Carman says the final week of April is selected for cleanup week as it occurs before […]

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Rapid Removal to pick up one bulky item at curbside during “Community Pride Cleanup Week”

In conjunction with “Community Pride Cleanup Week” in Trenton, a Chamber of Commerce ambassador reports Rapid Removal Disposal will be open for large items to be dropped off there. It also will take one bulky item left at a residential curbside per household on regular trash pickup days. Jeannie Griffin, a chamber ambassador, spoke Monday […]

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Trenton City Council votes to proceed with headworks project at sewer plant

After hearing an explanation of additional costs, the Trenton City Council unanimously voted last night to proceed with the headworks project at the sewer plant, financing the nearly $4,000,000 fixed cost is yet to be determined. Burns and McDonnell Engineering from Kansas City had two representatives meet last night with the city council and answer […]

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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 […]

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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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Trenton residents save money with new trash service but city loses tipping fee revenue

Actions taken last night by the Trenton City Council would mean a savings of $50.00 per household for next year on residential trash pickup and recycling. On a split vote of four in favor and three opposed, WCA was selected to provide trash pickup service based on their low bid of $9.54 per month. That’s […]

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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 […]