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Trenton City Council adopts ordinances, airport hangar discussion continues

Three ordinances were adopted, appointments made to committees and boards, and reports were given during last nights’ meeting of the Trenton City Council. One ordinance allows the Howe engineering company to coordinate plans for a larger, six-inch water main to supply potable water to the wastewater treatment plant. The cost is $33,000 for services including […]

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Trenton City Council to consider ordinances at Monday meeting

The Trenton City Council will consider three ordinances next week regarding amending city code and approving work orders. A meeting will be at the Trenton City Hall the night of Monday, June 22nd at 7 o’clock. It will be open to the public and available on Zoom at us02web.zoom.us/j/86325324854. One of the ordinances involves amending […]

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Election results certified, new council members sworn in, mowing of property not owned by city all topics of Trenton City Council meeting

Election results were certified by ordinance and the oaths of office were given to four newly-elected city councilmen. Sworn in at the city hall ceremony were Councilman Kevin Klinginsmith in First Ward; Marvin Humphreys in Second Ward; Dave Mlika in Third Ward; and Duane Urich in Fourth Ward. They join four holdover members. The council […]

Audio: Trenton City Council adopts ordinance stating intent to apply for COVID-19 funding

The Trenton City Council on Monday night adopted an ordinance stating the city of Trenton’s’ intent to apply for COVID-19 response funding under the federal CARES Act. Grundy County has been appropriated money for the CARES Act funding and plans to accept applications from local entities that seek reimbursement of eligible expenses. KTTN asked City […]

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Trenton City Council agenda to include building of cottages in Trenton, discussion of airport hangar

The Trenton City Council will consider several ordinances regarding various matters next week. One of the ordinances to be discussed at the city hall the night of Monday, June 8th at 7 o’clock involves granting a conditional use permit to Kipp and Cara McClellan to allow for the development of cottages on existing property at […]

Trenton Family Aquatic Center

Trenton Family Aquatic Center to remain closed this summer

The Trenton Family Aquatic Center will not open this summer, and playgrounds will not open until at least mid-June. The Trenton Park Board voted the evening of Wednesday, June 3rd to close the pool for summer 2020. The vote was taken after a discussion of multiple factors, including current guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and […]

Planning and zoning

Trenton Planning and Zoning Commission approves of cottages to be constructed in north Trenton

The Trenton Planning and Zoning Commission is recommending approval of a conditional use permit that would lead to the construction of cottages in north Trenton. Meeting Monday evening at City Hall, the commission heard from Kipp and Cara McClellan about the project proposed for 3100 Hoover Drive. Mrs. McClellan reported it’s their intention to have […]

Elections (Vote or Voting)

A look at the issues voters in the Green Hills Region will decide in today’s election

After a two month delay, the municipal and school elections are today across Missouri with the polls open until 7 o’clock this evening. Voters will decide the outcome of races for local offices as well as several other issues. KTTN News will have results tonight as they become available after 7 o’clock. The Grundy County […]

Motel Bed Tax

Audio: How the “Bed Tax” on the June 2 ballot works and the benefits the tax offers to Trenton

If a five percent lodging tax is approved by Trenton voters next Tuesday, a seven-member commission will be appointed to oversee the spending of the money for tourism-related promotions. Trenton City Councilmember Cathie Smith provides details.     Among other communities, money generated by the so-called “bed tax” has been used to purchase advertising in […]

Trenton, Missouri

Trenton City Council approves Orscheln Tax Increment Financing plan

The Trenton City Council Monday night adopted six ordinances, one of which continues the process leading to the eventual construction of a new Orscheln’s Farm and Home Store at 28th Street and Highway 65. Following a required public hearing, the council voted to approve the Orscheln Tax Increment Financing (TIF) plan, the redevelopment area, and […]