Category Archives: GOVERNMENT

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on April 18, 2017 at 9:02 am, by

Thursday, April 6, 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. […]

Judge DeMarce Attends MAPACJ Conference

Written on April 11, 2017 at 4:44 pm, by

Scotland County Associate Circuit Judge Karl DeMarce attended the 102nd  annual meeting and conference of the Missouri Association of Probate and Associate Circuit Judges that took place recently at Osage Beach, Mo. The MAPACJ provides continuing legal education for its members at the three-day conference. Membership is open to all state judges and commissioners in […]

City of Downing Raises Water Deposits at April Meeting

Written on April 11, 2017 at 2:20 pm, by

The Board of the City of Downing convened at 6:00 p.m. on April 3, 2017 with Mayor Alan Garrett presiding.  Present were Aldermen Dan Buford, Bill Anderson, and Rodney Newland.  City Clerk, Carol Dyrden, and Water/Waste Water Operator, Larry Smith, were also present. Copies of the agenda, minutes from the previous meeting, water/waste water report, […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on April 11, 2017 at 11:03 am, by

Thursday, March 30, 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 April 4, 2017 at 8:41 am, by

Thursday, March 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; 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. […]

Voters Asked to Renew County Road and Bridge Sales Tax

Written on March 28, 2017 at 4:42 pm, by

For more than 20 years Scotland County residents have been paying a half cent sales tax to help fund the road and bridge department’s capital projects, such as building new bridges and purchasing equipment. On April 4th, voters will be asked once again to renew the tax, which was first implemented in 1985. Since 1997, […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on March 28, 2017 at 11:38 am, by

Thursday, March 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; 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 […]

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 […]