Category Archives: GOVERNMENT

District 4 Report by Rep. Greg Sharpe

Written on May 14, 2019 at 4:46 pm, by

HB 831, Association of Missouri Electrical Cooperatives Special License Plate My first piece of legislation will become law as soon as the Governor signs it. I have written about this before when I added it to SB 330 and it was passed. That was great, but it is even better that my version, HB 831 […]

Senator Cindy O’Laughlin Works to Secure Funding for Clarksville and Kirksville

Written on May 9, 2019 at 3:00 pm, by

JEFFERSON CITY — As we work to finalize the state’s operating budget, I am continuing to work with my colleagues to ensure that two very important infrastructure needs are met in our area, the development of an autism clinic in Kirksville and funding for a flood wall in Clarksville. As your state senator, I have […]

DISTRICT 4 CAPITOL REPORT

Written on May 9, 2019 at 3:00 pm, by

We are fast approaching the end of the Spring session and things are really picking up here as my colleagues are getting desperate to pass what they can before the deadline hits. Despite this I am continuing to advocate for what’s best for the people of Northeast Missouri. Here is some of the highlights that […]

Downing City Board Approves Regulations on Dangerous Dogs

Written on May 7, 2019 at 5:19 pm, by

The Board of the City of Downing convened at 6:00 pm on May 6, 2019 with Mayor Alan Garrett presiding. Present were Aldermen Bill Anderson, Ray Bange, 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, […]

New Officials Sworn in At May Memphis City Council Meeting

Written on May 7, 2019 at 12:57 pm, by

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Memphis met in regular session on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in Memphis City Hall. Mayor William Reckenberg called the meeting to order.  Aldermen present were:  Tom Glass, Chris Feeney, and Lucas Remley; Alderman Aaron Dale was absent. Others in attendance were: City Administrator Allen […]

County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on May 7, 2019 at 11:26 am, by

Thursday, April 25, 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; County Clerk, Batina Dodge.                                  Commissioner Wiggins moved to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Presiding Commissioner Ebeling. […]

District 4 Report

Written on May 3, 2019 at 11:58 am, by

by Rep. Greg Sharpe This week the Senate agreed to pass HB 926, a bill which allows use of specified motor vehicle dealer license plates on cars used by customers while their vehicles are being serviced or repaired by the motor vehicle dealer. However the bill also establishes an “Association of Missouri Electrical Cooperatives” specialty […]

Senate Conservatives Move to Save Taxpayers $80 Million in Interest in Latest Plan to Improve Missouri’s Aging Infrastructure

Written on April 30, 2019 at 3:20 pm, by

by Sen. Cindy O’Laughlin One of Missouri’s most pressing issues is addressing the state’s aging infrastructure. Earlier this month, the State Senate passed a plan to fund improvements for the state’s roads and bridges. Most importantly, senate conservatives were able to help improve the plan to save taxpayers $80 million in interest payments and other […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on April 30, 2019 at 11:24 am, by

Thursday, April 11, 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 Deputy County Clerk, Nancy McClamroch. Commissioner Wiggins moved to approve the consent agenda; seconded by […]

District 4 Capitol Report

Written on April 23, 2019 at 2:59 pm, by

by Rep. Greg Sharpe Quite an active week in the Capitol. This week we got to hear a speech by U.S. Senator Roy Blunt and hear about how he is fighting for Missourians in D.C. Aside from that, here is some of the legislation we passed this week: House Approves Legislation to Protect Land Owners […]