Category Archives: GOVERNMENT

City Moving Forward With Levee Project to Protect Municipal Electric, Water Facilities

Written on March 15, 2017 at 3:56 pm, by

With initial estimates for a dirt levee that would protect much more of the city’s power and water sources, coming in much lower than a proposal to build a cement containment for the municipal substation, the Memphis City Council on Thursday voted to proceed with seeking proposals and bids for the project. The council met […]

City Council Approves Land Purchase Contract for Sewer Project

Written on March 15, 2017 at 3:42 pm, by

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Memphis met in regular session on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in Memphis City Hall.  Mayor William Reckenberg called the meeting to order.  Aldermen present were:  Lucas Remley, Chris Feeney, Jobe Justice, and Tom Glass.  Others in attendance were:  City Supt. Roy Monroe; Utility Supt. […]

Redmon Report

Written on March 14, 2017 at 5:26 pm, by

99th General Assembly This second week of March started with a bang, both in the Capitol as well as the weather. I hope everyone was able to stay safe during this stormy spring weather. This week’s capitol report will include my bill tracking, presenting my appropriation committee’s markups in budget, as well as the House […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on March 14, 2017 at 10:10 am, by

Thursday, February 23, 2017 PLACE OF MEETING: Scotland County Courthouse Commission Chambers The meeting was called to order at 8:30 a.m. PRESENT WERE:  Presiding Commissioner, Duane Ebeling was absent; Eastern District Commissioner, Danette Clatt; Western District Commissioner, David Wiggins; and County Clerk, Batina Dodge. Commissioner Wiggins moved to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Commissioner […]

Graves Applauds Trump’s Decision to Stop Harmful EPA Rule  

Written on February 28, 2017 at 5:54 pm, by

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sam Graves issued the following statement after President Trump today took a step towards permanently eliminating the Obama Administration’s Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule. Trump instructed federal authorities to review and work towards repealing WOTUS, which gave the EPA the authority to regulate small bodies of water on private […]

Redmon Report

Written on February 28, 2017 at 5:31 pm, by

99th General Assembly We are in the last weeks of February, can you believe it?! Time flies here at the Capitol as session continues to keep me busy between Budget Committee, chairing my Appropriations Committee and keeping up with all of my bills! This week’s Capitol Report will highlight Truman Day at the Capitol, passing […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on February 28, 2017 at 1:09 pm, by

Thursday, February 16, 2017 PLACE OF MEETING: Scotland County Courthouse Commission Chambers The meeting was called to order at 8:30 a.m. PRESENT WERE:  Presiding Commissioner, Duane Ebeling was absent; Eastern District Commissioner, Danette Clatt; Western District Commissioner, David Wiggins; and County Clerk, Batina Dodge Commissioner Clatt moved to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Commissioner […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on February 21, 2017 at 12:35 pm, by

Thursday, February 2, 2017 PLACE OF MEETING: Scotland County Courthouse Commission Chambers The meeting was called to order at 8:30 a.m. PRESENT WERE:  Presiding Commissioner, Duane Ebeling was absent; Eastern District Commissioner, Danette Clatt; Western District Commissioner, David Wiggins; and County Clerk, Batina Dodge. Commissioner Wiggins moved to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Commissioner […]

Sandra Karsten Appointed as First Female Superintendent of Missouri State Highway Patrol 

Written on February 10, 2017 at 11:26 am, by

On February 1st, Governor Eric Greitens announced that Lt. Col. Sandra Karsten will be his pick for the Superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol. She will be the first female to take the top post in the state’s history. The announcement was made at the Highway Patrol headquarters, addressing the 104th Class of Recruits. […]

Auditor Galloway Finds Local Governments Fail To Meet Basic Finance Transparency Law

Written on February 10, 2017 at 11:25 am, by

Report shows 44% of cities, town and villages did not meet long-standing reporting requirement JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (Jan. 30, 2017) Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today issued her office’s monthly report on local governments who failed to meet financial reporting laws. Out of the 333 local governments with financial reports due last month, 44% failed […]