Category Archives: GOVERNMENT

Improving Missouri’s existing tax credit programs

Written on September 20, 2019 at 9:20 am, by

by Senator Cindy O’Laughlin As the chairwoman of the Interim Committee on Tax Credit Efficiency and Reform, I have the opportunity to initiate discussions about how to improve Missouri’s existing tax credit programs. I don’t believe it is government’s role to choose winners and losers; yet realistically I know credits will continue in some form. […]

Missouri Chamber Recognizes Rep. Greg Sharpe as 2019 Business Champion

Written on September 20, 2019 at 9:19 am, by

Representative Greg Sharpe was named a 2019 Business Champion by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Wednesday, September 11. The Business Champion designation recognizes state lawmakers who supported policies during the 2019 Legislative Session to grow the state’s economy and make Missouri a more competitive place to do business. The Missouri Chamber established […]

Engineer Offers Downing Board Ideas to Improve Water Pressure

Written on September 20, 2019 at 9:16 am, by

The Board of the City of Downing convened at 6:00 p.m. on September 9, 2019 with Mayor Alan Garrett presiding. Present were Aldermen Ray Bange, Bill Anderson, Gene Bruner and Dena Petary. City Clerk Carol Dryden, Water/Waste Water Operator John Petary and Contract Operator Eric Bowens. Copies of the Agenda, Minutes of the last meeting, […]

County Clerk Reminds Residents September is Voter Registration Month

Written on September 20, 2019 at 9:13 am, by

September is National Voter Registration Month, and September 24th is National Voter Registration Day.  Scotland County Clerk Batina Dodge is encouraging Scotland County residents to be sure and register to vote in several key 2020 elections. Any citizen of the United States who is a resident of the State of Missouri and seventeen years and […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on September 17, 2019 at 9:48 am, by

Thursday, September 5, 2019 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 […]

City Council Approves Water Rate Increases to Help Fund $3.5 Million System Upgrade

Written on September 13, 2019 at 10:29 am, by

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Memphis, Missouri, met in regular session at the Memphis City Hall, on September 5, 2019 at 6:30 p.m., and the following officials were present: William Reckenberg, Mayor, Tom Glass, Alderman, Jenny Aldridge, Alderman, Chris Feeney, Alderman, Jobe Justice, Alderman, and Angela Newman, City Clerk. MINUTES Alderman Justice […]

County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on September 10, 2019 at 9:42 am, by

Thursday August 22, 2019 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 Deputy County Clerk, Nancy McClamroch. Commissioner Wiggins moved to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Presiding Commissioner […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on August 27, 2019 at 10:37 am, by

Thursday, August 15, 2019 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 August 19, 2019 at 11:35 am, by

Thursday August 8, 2019 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 Deputy County Clerk, Nancy McClamroch. Commissioner Wiggins moved to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Presiding Commissioner […]

Council Addresses Public Comments Regarding Utility Bills

Written on August 15, 2019 at 10:29 am, by

After many Memphis residents dealt with higher utility bills during the recent payment cycle, a number of complaints were aired through social media and other platforms and one citizen even took upon themselves to attend the August 1st City Council meeting. The board of aldermen addressed concerns related to the utility costs as well as  […]