Trenton Water Treatment Plant

Trenton Water Treatment Plant to change disinfection process

The Trenton Municipal Utilities Water Treatment Plant will temporarily make changes to water disinfection beginning next week. The plant will start utilizing free chlorine, or a free chlorine conversion, in its water system October 1st. TMU reports the free chlorine will be used instead of chloramines as the disinfectant at the water treatment plant. This […]

Trenton Missouri Municipal Airport

Trenton receives $1,200,000 in federal grant money for airport improvements

The city of Trenton announced Monday night it has received a $1,200,000 federal grant for airport improvements. City Administrator Ron Urton said it is a 100 percent grant, meaning no local money is spent on construction projects involving the apron expansion and taxiway realignment at the airport. Urton recognized the work of Olsson and Associates […]

Trenton, Missouri sign at entrance to city

City of Trenton seeking bids for fire station, water plant work

The city of Trenton is seeking bids for fire station window replacements. Specifications can be obtained by contacting Trenton Fire Chief Brandon Gibler at the fire station. Bids will be accepted at Trenton City Hall until 2 o’clock the afternoon of October 18, 2018. Trenton Municipal Utilities is seeking bids for lime sludge removal. Specifications […]

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Trenton City Council meeting agenda to include electric rate study

Several items are on the agenda for a meeting of the Trenton City Council Monday night, September 24th. Topics include discussion regarding an electric rate study and a policy for Trenton Municipal Utilities operating funds, discussion concerning the Green Hills animal nutrition building, approval of demolition of structures, an asbestos abatement bid, and discussion regarding […]

Local Emergency Planning Committee

Mission of LEPC is to plan for hazardous materials incidents

The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee plans for hazardous materials incidents. Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs says those include agriculture, transportation, rail, and pipeline incidents. The LEPC also provides funding for training. Thirteen individuals are required by law to attend LEPC meetings. Those include representatives of the police, fire, hospital, public health, […]

City of Trenton Website

City of Trenton accepting bids for sanitation services

The City of Trenton is accepting bids for residential sanitation collection and disposal service. Bids will be accepted at the Trenton City Hall until the afternoon of November 9th at 2 o’clock. Contact City Administrator/Utilities Director Ron Urton at 660-359-2283 for specifications and more information. The City of Trenton reserves the right to reject any […]

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Trenton Mayor Nick McHargue calls for 10% reduction in electric rates

Trenton Mayor Nick McHargue, citing what he called a huge surplus, requested Trenton Municipal Utilities reduce electric rates by ten percent effective with the next bills. Then re-visit the rate issue in two months and consider another possible reduction. After further discussion, the issue involving electric rates, including the Mayor’s request, is to be considered […]

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Trenton City Council agenda includes amending ordinances

The Trenton City Council will consider two ordinances Monday, September 10th which would amend city code and approve an agreement for installation of fuel lines.  The meeting will be held at Trenton City Hall that night at 7 o’clock. The ordinance amending city code involves private swimming pools. The other ordinance would approve an agreement with […]

Amaren Missouri

Audio: Missouri’s largest utility is first to pass corporate tax cut on to customers

(Missourinet) – Ameren Missouri is the first of the two largest utilities in the state to drop customer rates based on savings it’s receiving from a tax reduction.     Congress cut the nation’s corporate income tax rate from 35%-to-21% last December with the reduction taking effect January 1st. Ameren’s drop of customer rates to […]

Trenton Utility Committee

Trenton’s Utility Committee tackles numerous issues at Tuesday meeting

The three-member Utility Committee to the Trenton City Council discussed several topics when they met for 90 minutes Tuesday night but no official action was taken. Dawn Stewart told of a flooded basement after an apparent sewer backup. It was noted a fiber optics contractor had a crew working in her yard. Trenton Municipal Utilities […]

Grain Belt Express

Grain Belt Express sent back to State Public Service Commission by Missouri Supreme Court

The Grain Belt Express Clean Line, a proposed energy transmission project through northern Missouri, got new life Tuesday following a ruling by the state’s highest court. The Grain Belt Express Clean Line, if built, would carry energy from Kansas to Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana, running through several counties including Clinton, Caldwell, Carroll, and Chariton within […]