Category Archives: MUNICIPAL

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 […]

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  […]

Memphis Police Department Looking to Add Body Cameras, Update Tasers

Written on August 15, 2019 at 10:23 am, by

Memphis Marshal Jeremy Head presented a trio of budget proposals to the Memphis Board of Aldermen at the August 1st city council meeting related to upgrading equipment for his force. Head presented quotes on six separate body camera providers that would provide four units for the MPD. The systems would record audio and video related […]

City Manager Reports on Upgrades at Lake ShowMe, Light Plant During August Council Meeting

Written on August 6, 2019 at 11:46 am, by

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Memphis met in regular session on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in Memphis City Hall. Mayor William Reckenberg called the meeting to order.  Aldermen present were:  Tom Glass, Jobe Justice, Chris Feeney, and Jenny Aldridge.  Others in attendance were:  City Administrator Allen Creek; Utility Supt. […]

City Council Approves Code Changes to Help Regulate Wireless Communication Facilities

Written on July 30, 2019 at 9:28 am, by

In an effort to regulate the placement, construction, and modification of wireless communications facilities to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public, the City of Memphis has approved ordinances amending Chapter 405 of the municipal code. On July 11th, the Memphis City Council voted to implement the ordinance changes to provide for the […]

City Council Approves $3,135,000 Bid For Water Treatment Plant Upgrades

Written on July 19, 2019 at 12:06 pm, by

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Memphis met in regular session on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in Memphis City Hall.  Mayor William Reckenberg called the meeting to order.  Aldermen present were:  Tom Glass, Jobe Justice, and Jenny Aldridge; Alderman Chris Feeney was absent.  Others in attendance were:  City Administrator Allen […]

Downing City Board Discusses Parking Problems at June Meeting

Written on July 8, 2019 at 8:01 pm, by

The Board of the City of Downing convened at 6:00 pm on July 1, 2019 with Mayor Alan Garrett presiding. Present were Aldermen Bill Anderson, Ray Bange 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, Deposits & […]

City Council to Seek Additional Loan Capacity After Water Treatment Facility Project Bids Come in Higher Than Projected

Written on June 20, 2019 at 12:37 pm, by

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Memphis met in regular session on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in Memphis City Hall.  Mayor William Reckenberg called the meeting to order.  Aldermen present were:  Tom Glass, Jobe Justice, Chris Feeney, and Jenny Aldridge.  Others in attendance were:  City Administrator Allen Creek; City Supt. […]

Downing City Board Addresses Parking Issues at June Meeting

Written on June 17, 2019 at 9:36 am, by

The Board of the City of Downing convened at 6:00 p.m. on June 3, 2019 with Mayor Alan Garrett presiding. Present were Aldermen Bill Anderson, Ray Bange, Gene Bruner, and Dena Petray. City Clerk Carol Dryden, Water/Waste Water operator John Petary and Contract Operator Eric Bowens. Copies of the Agenda, Minutes of the last Meeting, […]

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, […]