City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council adopts three ordinances, accepts four bids

Three ordinances were adopted and four bids were accepted during Monday nights meeting of the Trenton City Council. All votes were unanimous among the 8 members. Boone Construction Company of Columbia received formal approval for the 17th Street Bridge replacement project. The company is to be paid $2,339,736.00. Funding comes from the city of Trenton […]

Trenton Utility Committee

Trenton Utility Committee to send recommendations to Trenton City Council

The Trenton Utility Committee voted to send some items to the city council Wednesday evening. City Administrator Ron Urton reports the committee recommends the city council approve a lime sludge removal bid from Midwest Injection, Incorporated for $53.50 per dry ton. Another recommendation involves the council approving Normal Street sewer ditch crossing repair for $41,200. […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council selects construction company to replace 17th Street Bridge

All votes were unanimous Monday night when the Trenton City Council approved three bills and adopted three ordinances. The 17th Street Bridge replacement will be done by Boone Construction Company of Columbia who submitted the lowest of bids from six companies. City Administrator Ron Urton said the selection of Boone has been accepted by the […]

17th Street Bridge

Low bid for 17th Street Bridge replacement project comes in at $2.3 million

Six bids were opened on Friday for the 17th Street Bridge replacement project in Trenton. Trenton City Administrator Ron Urton reports the apparent low bidder is Boone Construction with a bid of $2,339,736.75. The other bids ranged from $2,630,567.65 to $3,041,705. The engineer’s estimate for the 17th Street Bridge replacement was $2,180,000. Urton says the […]

Trenton Missouri Municipal Airport

Trenton City Council gives “go-ahead” to have design plans developed for possible future airport projects

The Trenton City Council has given the go-ahead to have design plans developed for possible future projects at the Trenton Airport. The primary need is described as replacing the T-hangers but it would require working the land there so it can be raised above the flood plain. The council voted last night to accept a […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council agenda includes items of interest at airport and 9th Street overlay project

The Trenton Building and Nuisance Board will meet prior to the Trenton City Council on Monday evening, August 26, 2019. The Building and Nuisance Board will discuss nine properties at the Trenton City Hall at 6 o’clock. Of those properties, one is listed under declaration of a nuisance, three under public hearing, four under findings […]

Trenton Municipal Utilities

Brad Griffin promoted to TMU Electric Distribution Supervisor

In an executive session on Monday night, the Trenton City Council promoted a city employee to Electric Distribution Supervisor. City Administrator Ron Urton reports the council unanimously agreed to promote foreman Brad Griffin to the position, effective September 1st. Griffin will fill the Electric Distribution Supervisor position currently held by Mark Newton who will retire […]

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Trenton City Council approves third-party company to handle billing and mailing of TMU services

While all eight agenda items were eventually approved, several were decided by split votes last night of the eight-member Trenton City Council. By the end of this year, Trenton Municipal Utilities will have transitioned to having an Olathe, Kansas company provide the billing and mailing services. The change is seen by TMU officials as saving […]

Residents in Grundy County need to report flood damage immediately

Grundy County’s Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs says anyone who has not yet contacted him regarding flood or storm-damaged property, should do so immediately. Briggs, who’s a First Ward Councilman, told the Trenton City Council last night that Grundy is among the 21 counties Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials are re-considering for a presidential […]

Trenton Missouri Municipal Airport

Trenton City Council approves development of plans for new hangars at airport

On a split vote, the Trenton City Council approved a motion last night to develop plans that could ultimately lead to the possible construction of new hangars to replace aging facilities at the airport. City Administrator Ron Urton told the council Trenton has $118,000 in Federal Aviation Administration credits that need to be committed or […]