Tag Archives: City of Memphis

Board of Aldermen Approves Surplus Vehicle Sales at December Meeting

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Memphis met in regular session on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in Memphis City Hall.  Mayor William Reckenberg called the meeting to order.  Aldermen present were:  Tom Glass, Aaron Dale, Chris Feeney, and Lucas Remley.  Others in attendance were:  City Supt. Roy Monroe; Utility Supt. […]

Added Volume Has City Seeking Another Expansion for Recycling Program

With a significant increase in aluminum and plastic bottle volume, the City of Memphis Recycling Center is once again pursuing grant funding to expand the operation. At the December 6th meeting of the Memphis City Council, the Board of Aldermen authorized a grant application to the Northeast Missouri Solid Waste Management District. The local recycling […]

Aaron Dale Appointed West Ward Alderman at November Memphis City Council Meeting

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Memphis met in regular session on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in Memphis City Hall.  Mayor William Reckenberg called the meeting to order.  Aldermen answering present were:  Tom Glass and Chris Feeney; Alderman Lucas Remley was absent.  Others in attendance were:  City Supt. Roy Monroe; […]

MDC to Dedicate New Archery Range in Memphis

Grant funds helped create new archery range at Memphis Reservoir. A partnership between the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the City of Memphis has brought a new archery range to northeast Missouri. MDC invites media and members of the public to a free ribbon cutting ceremony at the new facility on Wednesday, Oct. 31, […]

Briggs Smith Memorial Airport Pursuing Runway Reconstruction Project for 2020

With deteriorating surface conditions on the existing runway, a new landing surface has become a top priority for the Briggs Smith Memorial Airport west of Memphis. The City of Memphis is currently working to secure federal funding that would allow the construction of a new runway at the facility, possibly as soon as 2020. Through […]

Highway 15 Coalition Pursuing City Financing for Startup Costs

In an effort to jump start a proposed project to add shoulders to Highway 15 in Scotland County, local representatives of the Highway 15 Coalition met with the Memphis City Council on September 6th to propose a funding partnership with the city. Dr. Jeff Davis along with Derek Weber and Lucinda Clubb of Northeast Regional […]

With New Archery Range Complete, City Council Considers Future Upgrades to Lake System

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Memphis met in regular session on Thursday, September 6, 2018 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 and Utility […]

City Set to Smoke Test Sewer System

Abnormally dry conditions leaving cracks in the ground isn’t good for much around these parts, however it does provide ideal conditions for sanitary sewer smoke testing. Weather permitting, the City of Memphis water department will be performing smoke testing of the sanitary sewer starting next week in the northwest quadrant of town The program is […]

Memphis Volunteer Firefighters Awarded Federal Grant for New Gear  

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill announced $12,600 in federal funding has been awarded to the Memphis Volunteer Fire Department for the purchase of 12 sets of new gear. “Ensuring our first responders have the very best equipment is essential—it saves lives and protects the brave men and women who sacrifice so much to keep our communities […]

Boom Truck Accident Causes Power Outage in Memphis

A utilities service accident Friday morning knocked out power in a portion of the City of Memphis for approximately five hours. According to city officials, municipal utilities workers were working at a commercial site on the north edge of town at around 10:30 a.m. when the city’s boom truck make contact with one phase of […]