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Trenton city budget fails to pass; finance committee to “sharpen pencil”

Trenton’s’ Finance Committee will take another look at the proposed city of Trenton budget after an ordinance to adopt the budget, failed to get enough affirmative votes during Monday nights’ city council meeting. The city budget shows deficit spending of $158,000 for the one year period from May 1st through next April 30th. The roll […]

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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’s Emergency Snow Ordinance to once again become active Friday night

Trenton City Administrator Ron Urton says overnight snowfall hampered the street department’s efforts in removing snow from streets. Trenton’s emergency snow route ordinance will once again go into effect Friday night at 11 o’clock until Saturday morning, January 25th at 7 o’clock. This allows snow to be cleared from streets designated as emergency snow routes. Vehicles […]

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Trenton Administrative Committee to recommend policy change to city council

The Trenton Administrative Committee recommended Tuesday evening sending changes regarding the sign policy and row crop rental to the city council. City Clerk Cindy Simpson reports the change for the sign policy would involve signs being erected “along the right-of-way adjoining the residence of a minor….” The policy currently says “a minor under the age […]

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Trenton City Council to write letter to MoDOT expressing need for resurfacing of 9th Street

Three ordinances were routinely approved at last nights’ meeting of the Trenton City Council. The council requested a letter be written to the Missouri Department of Transportation emphasizing a need to have Highway 6 resurfaced through Trenton next year. All votes were unanimous among six councilmen present. One ordinance amends the schedule of fees to […]

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Trenton Park Board approves bids for fencing and playground border material

The Trenton Park Board approved bids for chain link fence and playground border material on Wednesday evening. Grundy County Lumber’s bid was approved for the fencing material for $1,395. It was the lowest of two, as Jim’s Building Supplies submitted a bid of $1,950.40. The approved bid for the playground fall material border was from […]

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Trenton City Council to consider ordinances, bids and policy for signs

The Trenton City Council will consider ordinances Monday evening regarding city code involving land use, a lodging tax of five percent, and a general election. The council will also discuss Missouri Intergovernmental Risk Management Association Health insurance and several bids at the Trenton City Hall Monday night at 7 o’clock. Bids are for sand, rock, […]