Spickard, Missouri

Grundy County Commissioner speaks to Spickard Board of Aldermen regarding antenna on water tower

Grundy County Commissioner Don Sager spoke to the Spickard Board of Aldermen on January 13th. Sager said the county commission is interested in putting an antenna on the city water tower to improve communications for emergency services. The board will check land and sizes, and the board plans to have a special meeting regarding the […]

Boil Advisory

Mercer County Public Water Supply District issues boil advisory; two other advisories lifted

Mercer County Public Water Supply District has issued a precautionary boil water advisory following repairs made Monday to a water main break. Affected are the rural water customers on both sides of Highway 136. The advisory area extends from Princeton (at 65 and 136) east to the intersection of Highway 136 and Fireworks Avenue. The […]

Gallatin City Hall

Gallatin Board of Aldermen approve amendment for phone service, accept bid and presented report on repairs

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen approved an amendment to an agreement for phone service and accepted a bid for cemetery mowing on March 22nd. The amendment to the City of Gallatin’s Windstream agreement for phone service at the city hall includes upgrading the phone service. City Administrator Lance Rains reported monthly recurring charges will be […]

City of Trenton Website

Demolition of nine properties main topic of Trenton City Council meeting

Accepting recommendations from the Trenton Building and Nuisance Board, the City Council Monday night approved a list of nine houses to be demolished and the selection of a demolition contractor. Three companies submitted bids including Red Rock of Kidder who had the lowest bid for all nine structures at $42,000. His bid actually was $43,400 […]

Gallatin City Hall

Gallatin Board of Aldermen approve ordinances, presented reports from departments

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen accepted several ordinances this week. One authorized the city entering into an equipment lease agreement with the Friends of Gallatin. Another approved an electric franchise with Farmers’ Electric Cooperative, Incorporated. A third authorized the city entering into a service contract agreement with the Missouri Rural Water Association to conduct sewer […]

Boil Advisory Lifted

Boil advisories lifted for two area communities

Spickard Mayor Alan Tharp reports the precautionary boil advisory has been canceled for the City of Spickard. The advisory was put into place Thursday due to cleaning of the water tower. Sullivan County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has lifted a precautionary boil advisory for Sullivan County Rural Water customers. The advisory affected Route […]

Spickard, Missouri

Spickard Board of Aldermen approve purchase of water billing software

The Spickard Board of Aldermen approved various actions at its meeting on Wednesday night. The purchase of Missouri Rural Water Association water billing software and a package of postcard paper for $360. Bills went out late this month, but tax was not included. The tax that should have been applied will be calculated and shared […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council informed of possible business venture interested in building at airport

Discussion on several topics dominated a 90-minute meeting last night of the Trenton City Council. Action was taken on just two items and approval was given by the seven council members present to a resolution for reimbursement to the city of over $54,000 in expenditures made since July on the new asphalt plant project. The […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council meets Tuesday evening with full agenda

Ordinances were adopted and bids accepted last night by Trenton City Council. Some of the ordinances resulted from previous city council actions, however, one other proposed ordinances got defeated after the council and the Mayor heard complaints. Danny Stephens of Trenton received formal approval to pay $325 per month for a one year period to rent […]