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Memphis City Council Approves Major Sewer Rate Increases of 2018

If you’ve ever felt like you flushed money down the drain, well it’s now going to be even more costly. Faced with a looming $4.5 million upgrade to the municipal lagoon and waste-water treatment system, the Memphis City Council on Thursday night unanimously approved a significant sewer rate increase. The council voted 4-0 to increase […]

Voters to Decide Tax Issues, Local Boards at April 5th Election

A pair of tax levy issues with big price tags will highlight the April 5th general municipal election ballot in Scotland County. Voters in the city of Memphis will decide the fate of a proposed $7.9 million waterworks and sewer system revenue bond issue to help fund proposed improvements to the city’s water and sewer […]

April 5th Election to Decide Fate of City of Memphis’s $7.9 Million Water/Sewer Bond Issue

Aged infrastructure and increasing governmental regulations have placed a daunting number before Memphis voters heading to the April 5th polls. The City of Memphis is asking for approval to issue water and sewer system revenue bonds for up to $7.9 million in value. The City of Memphis will hold an informational public meeting on Thursday, […]

City Council Approves $7.9 Million Levy Issue for April Ballot

With high-dollar upgrades to the city’s sewer and water systems looming, the Memphis City Council on January 7th took the first step in the financial process, voting 3-0 to place a $7.9 million levy issue on the April 5th election ballot. Voters will be asked to authorize the issuance of combined waterworks and sewage system […]

USDA Talks Funding Options With City Council for Wastewater System Overhaul

With looming changes in the Missouri Department of Natural Resource’s (DNR) permitting process for municipal wastewater treatment systems, the Memphis City Council met Thursday with a representative of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to discuss funding options for public works. Area Specialist Cheryl Elliott met with the council to discuss USDA water and […]