Category Archives: MUNICIPAL

Downing City Board Keeps Tax Rate Same

Written on August 8, 2017 at 6:29 pm, by

The Board of the City of Downing convened at 6:00 p.m. on August 7, 2017 with Mayor Alan Garrett presiding. Present were Aldermen 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 & disbursements and […]

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 & […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Grant Funding Helping to Enhance Memphis Recycling Program

Written on June 27, 2017 at 3:05 pm, by

Another round of grant funding from the Northeast Missouri Solid Waste Management District is helping enhance the City of Memphis’s recycling program. Earlier this month the city council approved a contract with Memphis Lumber for the construction of a new 20×28 post frame building and a 18×53 lean-to to be added to the existing recycling […]

City Looking to Crack Down on Traffic Violations

Written on June 20, 2017 at 10:02 pm, by

With an increasing number of citizens voicing complaints regarding traffic concerns, the Memphis City Council recently agreed to move forward with an increased police presence while also encouraging a lower tolerance level for infractions. Complaints have centered around speeding, stop sign adherence and non-traditional vehicle usage such as ATVs and golf carts. “The City of […]

Poe Sworn In as New Downing Alderwoman

Written on June 6, 2017 at 1:45 pm, by

The Board of the City of Downing convened at 6:00 p.m. on June 5, 2017 with Mayor Alan Garrett presiding. Present were Aldermen Bill Anderson, Ray Bange, Gene Bruner, and Hannah Poe.  Also present were City Clerk Carol Dryden and Water/Waste Water Operator Larry Smith. Copies of the agenda, minutes from previous meeting, water/waste water […]

New Aldermen Sworn in at Downing City Council Meeting

Written on May 2, 2017 at 4:44 pm, by

The Board of the City of Downing convened at 6:00 p.m. on May 1, 2017 with Mayor Alan Garrett presiding. Present were Aldermen Bill Anderson, Ray Bange, and Gene Bruner; City Clerk, Carol Dryden; and Water/Waste Water operator Larry Smith. Copies of the agenda, minutes from the previous meeting, water/waste water report, deposits & disbursements […]