Category Archives: GOVERNMENT

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 […]

Northeast Missouri Continues to Improve Services to Citizens with Developmental Disabilities

Written on February 10, 2017 at 11:00 am, by

DMH Blue Ribbon Award recognizes communities connecting individuals with disabilities to employment services   JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The Kirksville area of the Central Missouri region received a Blue Ribbon Award on February 1st from the Department of Mental Health (DMH).  The service area includes Adair, Clark, Grundy, Knox, Lewis, Linn, Livingston, Macon, Mercer, Putnam, Schuyler, […]

Secretary Ashcroft Appoints Brandon Alexander as Co-Director of Elections Division 

Written on February 7, 2017 at 10:37 am, by

Jefferson City, MO — Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft announced the appointments of Brandon Alexander (R) and Chrissy Peters (D) as Co-Directors of the Elections Division. As the State’s Chief Election Official, Ashcroft is committed to restoring confidence in Missouri’s elections, and these appointments signal a strong step in reestablishing relationships with local election authorities. […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on February 7, 2017 at 9:09 am, by

Thursday, January 26, 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; 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 Presiding Commissioner Ebeling. […]

County Roads to Get More Rock in 2017  

Written on January 31, 2017 at 9:59 pm, by

The old #1 song “I Wanna Rock” may be the new theme for the Scotland County Road & Bridge Department after the Scotland County Commission announced on January 19th that the county will be upping its road rock allotment from 150 tons to 170 tons per mile of road. Special funding for the road rock […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on January 31, 2017 at 3:26 pm, by

Thursday, January 19, 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; 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 Presiding Commissioner Ebeling. […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on January 24, 2017 at 12:53 pm, by

Thursday, January 12, 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; 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 Presiding Commissioner Ebeling. […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on January 17, 2017 at 8:59 am, by

Thursday, January 5, 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; 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 Wiggins. Motion […]