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Columbaria, Mapping Among Upgrades Being Considered at Memphis Cemetery

Columbaria, Mapping Among Upgrades Being Considered at Memphis Cemetery

Improvements and upgrades for the municipal cemetery were a focus point of the February 4th meeting of the Memphis City Council. The board of aldermen reviewed a preliminary proposal for the addition of a columbaria, a structure or building that includes niches to house funeral urns for cremation remains. A proposal is being considered to […]

Construction Projects Lead Agenda at February City Council Meeting

Construction Projects Lead Agenda at February City Council Meeting

While the current cold spell may not make it seem like it, the Memphis City Council worked the through its February 4th meeting agenda under the premise that spring is just around the corner. And with the improving weather comes the start of construction season. The board of aldermen discussed a number of proposed projects […]

Redmon Report

Hello Everybody, This has been our busiest week yet at the Capitol. All this week the Joint Select Committee on the Budget has heard appropriation requests from the Departments of Public Safety, Corrections, Agriculture, Natural Resources, Conservation, Higher Education, Elementary and Secondary Education, and Social Services. Members will continue reviewing budget proposals and begin the […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Thursday, January 28, 2016 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 was absent; Western District Commissioner, David Wiggins; and County Clerk, Batina Dodge Commissioner Wiggins moved to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Presiding […]

Election Filings Close With Just Two April Races Defined

The filing period for the April 5th election officially came to a close on January 19th with just a pair of races to be answered by local voters while the majority of local boards won’t even been on the ballot due to no competition. The Scotland County R-I Board of Education election will be on […]

Redmon Report

Hello Everybody, It has been another busy week at the Capitol. On Monday my “Move Over Bill” was heard for the first time in committee. This bill will require traffic to move a lane over from maintenance workers as a safety precaution to protect both drivers and workers. On Tuesday afternoon my “Show Me Rural […]

Election Season is Approaching – Make Sure You Are Registered to Vote

Election Season is Approaching – Make Sure You Are Registered to Vote

Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting. –Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR’s quote is quite impactful, but may not be 100% accurate. Actually eligible voters can remove their right to cast a ballot by […]

Scotland County Commission Minutes

Thursday, January 21, 2016 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; County Clerk, Batina Dodge. Presiding Commissioner Ebeling moved to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Commissioner Wiggins. Motion […]

Redmon Report

Hello Everybody, Another week has come to a close at the Capitol. The Appropriations  Committee for the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Conservation, and the Department of Natural Resources, of which I am the chair of, met this week with the department directors and personnel to discuss the issues our state is currently facing […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Thursday, January 14, 2016 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. […]

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