House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made a stop in the St. Louis-area of Ferguson Monday to rally support for two bills. Pelosi joined eastern Missouri Congressman Lacy Clay and other elected officials at the Urban League Empowerment Center about the proposals that would expand voting rights and change laws about concealed campaign gifts. Pelosi […]
Two bills heard in House committee on Wednesday would modify absentee voting in Missouri in two pretty different ways. One bill would change the absentee voting application process by requiring photo identification for mail-in ballot requests. Bill sponsor Rep. Dan Stacy, a Republican from western Missouri’s Blue Springs, said the bill would strengthen the integrity […]
The Grundy County Clerk’s Office reports voters must have correct addresses to be in the correct voting precinct. Registered voters who have moved are asked to check with the county clerk’s office by next week to be added in the correct polling register for the April Municipal Election. The clerk’s office notes those who are […]
Two have been elected to terms on the Grundy County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors. Results from Friday’s voting show Ethan Griffin and John Rice were elected to represent areas west of Highway 65. They are to serve four-year terms.
The date has been set for the annual customer appreciation luncheon offered by the Grundy County Soil and Water Conservation District. The March 8th event at Trenton also includes recognition of the cooperator and soil health steward of the year plus an election of board supervisors. Events will be held at the Barton farm campus […]
Absentee ballots for the April 2nd Municipal Election are now available at the Grundy and Livingston County clerks offices. Registered voters needing to vote absentee may do so during regular hours at the offices. The county clerks offices will also be open for absentee voting the Saturday before the election, March 30th. The Grundy County […]
The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education voted Wednesday evening to amend this year’s school calendar for makeup days due to inclement weather. Superintendent Doctor Kim Johnson reports Newtown-Harris has missed 13 days this school year so far, and 10 will be made up. She says makeup days include February 18th, March 22nd as an early […]
Automatic absentee voting equipment will be tested at the Livingston County Courthouse in Chillicothe next week. Representatives of political parties, news media, candidates, and the public are invited to attend the testing Tuesday morning, February 19 at 10 o’clock. Livingston County Clerk Shelly Parks reports the testing is done to comply with state law.
The Grundy County Extension Council has decided to reopen its election until February 20th. Paper ballots are available at the Grundy County Extension Office in the basement of the Alexander Student Center on the campus of the North Central Missouri College in Trenton. Any Grundy County adult can vote. The council decided at a meeting […]
The Trenton City Council last night over-rode the Mayor’s veto and selected a special tax attorney to prepare legal documents related to the financing of the fire departments’ burn training tower and land development. The agreement is with the public finance law firm Gilmore and Bell. The company was represented at last evenings’ city council meeting […]
A bill in the state legislature would implement Instant Runoff Voting in Missouri. It calls for voters to rank candidates in order of preference in a process of elimination until one candidate achieves a 50 percent-plus-one majority. Republican state Representative Dan Stacy of Blue Springs says his proposal would ensure a majority winner when three […]
Residential trash collections will continue to be temporarily picked up by Rapid Removal Disposal after the City Council’s vote last night on a WCA contract ended in a tie and the City Council has reversed itself, re-instating the monthly charge for residential curbside recycling at Trenton. Over two dozen residents from the public crowded into […]