Trenton Municipal Utilities

TMU replacing electric transformer on Industrial Drive

Employees of the TMU electric department are installing a new electric transformer at the north substation, just off Industrial Drive. Utility Director Ron Urton told KTTN that electric power is being re-routed while the installation is underway. The existing transformer at the north substation is to refurbished and then reinstalled at the south substation. The […]

Trenton, Missouri

Audio: City Administrator Ron Urton and Mayor Linda Crooks on declaring the health emergency in Trenton

It’s been a week since the Trenton City Council met in a special session to declare a health emergency for the city of Trenton and give additional authority to the Mayor and City Administrator to act in case conditions warranted. City Administrator Ron Urton said that business is continuing as usual for city and TMU […]

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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 […]

Trenton Utility Committee

Trenton Utility Committee to recommend construction of storage building at wastewater plant

Trenton’s Utility Committee will recommend a construction bid be accepted for a storage building at the wastewater treatment plant. According to Utility Director Ron Urton, the bid from Jamesport Builders came in at $60,074 for a 40-foot by 60-foot building with an optional second door of 14 by 14 feet. The bid will be referred […]

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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 […]

Crime and Courts

Judge handed short dockett in Tuesday edition of Grundy County court

Among cases Tuesday in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court: Trenton resident Timothy Robert Schlaufman pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated and carelessly operating a vehicle being involved in an accident on October 27. On a plea agreement, the court placed Schlaufman on two years probation. He’s to donate $100 on each count […]

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Trenton City Council approves plans for repair of sewer main under Muddy Creek

The Trenton City Council Monday night authorized the Howe Engineering Company to proceed with plans to have repairs made to a flood-damaged sanitary sewer force main under Muddy Creek. During the flooding of last May, the stream bank severely eroded and exposed the force main pipes. City Administrator Ron Urton said the piping is still […]

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Trenton City Council approves ordinance regarding development of land for new Orscheln Farm and Home location

All ordinances on the agenda were approved during Monday nights’ meeting of the Trenton City Council. One ordinance begins the process that ultimately involves the re-development of land at the southwest corner of 28th street and Highway 65 as the future location for a new Orscheln Farm and Home store. A funding agreement was unanimously […]

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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 […]