Category Archives: GOVERNMENT

City of Downing Addresses Property Concerns

Written on July 18, 2017 at 7:26 pm, by

The Board of the City of Downing convened at 6:00 p.m. on July 10, 2017 with Mayor Alan Garrett presiding. Present were Aldermen Bill Anderson, Ray Bange, Gene Bruner, and Hannah Poe; City Clerk, Carol Dryden and Water/Waste Water Operator, Larry Smith. Copies of the agenda, minutes from previous meeting, water/waste water report, deposits & […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on July 17, 2017 at 5:00 pm, by

Thursday, July 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. […]

City Council Agrees to Reduce Flood Levee Project

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

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

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on July 10, 2017 at 4:55 pm, by

Thursday, June 29, 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. […]

Task Force Set to Look for Solutions to Improve Missouri’s Aging Transportation Infrastructure

Written on July 6, 2017 at 9:36 am, by

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In an effort to address Missouri’s crumbling roads and bridges, a group of lawmakers and civilians will work together to develop recommendations to repair the state’s aging transportation infrastructure. House Speaker Todd Richardson today announced his appointments to the 21st Century Missouri Transportation System Task Force, which was created by HCR […]

Scotland County Lobbyists Visit Nation’s Capitol to Talk Climate Solutions

Written on July 6, 2017 at 9:35 am, by

Current Scotland County resident Sharon Bagatell and former residents Rachel Katz and Tony Sirna went to Capitol Hill in Washington DC last week to promote bipartisan climate solutions.  They joined almost 1,000 US citizens in visiting 500 Congressional offices on June 13 as part of the annual Citizens’ Climate Lobby National Conference and Lobby Day. […]

Contract Awarded for Demolition of 11 Properties in Memphis

Written on July 6, 2017 at 9:25 am, by

The recent bid process for demolition projects in the City of Memphis went so well, the grant-funded project will have enough funds to consider adding at least one additional property. Red Rock of Kidder, MO submitted the winning bid for the demolition and removal of debris for 11 separate properties in Memphis as part of […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on July 3, 2017 at 8:00 pm, by

Thursday, June 22, 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. […]

Missouri Street to be Resurfaced This Summer

Written on June 27, 2017 at 3:22 pm, by

Missouri Street in Memphis is set to get a nearly $85,000 facelift this summer after the Memphis City Council approved a bid from W. L. Miller Company of Hamilton, IL to resurface the city street. The contract calls for roughly 58,000 square feet of asphalt to be installed by the contractor to create a new […]

City Of Memphis Participates in Regional Cybersecurity Workshop

Written on June 27, 2017 at 3:08 pm, by

COLUMBIA, MO  –  The City of Memphis municipal utilities services participated in a regional Improving Cybersecurity Workshop and Cyber Mutual Assistance Orientation, held by the Missouri Public Utility Alliance (MPUA). Memphis Utilities Superintendent Stacy Alexander attended the June 9 workshop in Columbia, among 42 representatives attending from 24 Alliance-member cities and utilities. The workshop was […]