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BPW OKs Bills Without Paying Administrative Fee

The Board of Public Works of Trenton Municipal Utilities held its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday evening at Trenton City Hall, hearing updates and approving several bids.
During approval of the regular monthly bills that had been paid, the board approved payment of all the bills except the administrative fee of $119,944 to the city. There had been some discussion at last month’s meeting about having that money put into

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Laredo Aldemen Discuss Water Tank Report

The Laredo Board of Aldermen met Nov. 6, discussing the water tank and employee tax forms.
City Clerk Ashley Boren said a report was given by Utility Service Group about their inspection on the water tank, which is currently in good condition. They are offering an asset management program to the city, a proposal which was tabled.
Board members voted to approve Sager Accounting and Tax to prepare the city’s

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Park Board Sets Special Closed Session

The Trenton Park Board will hold an executive session Thursday at city hall.
The meeting, closed to the public and news media, will be held at 5:30 p.m. and will involve a personnel matter.

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Park Board Holds November Meeting

No action items were on the agenda for the Trenton Park Board, which held a meeting Wednesday evening.
Park Board Superintendent Jason Shuler updated the board on repairs made following last spring’s storms. He also noted that a limb had fallen through the roof of a shelter house at Eastside Park and it has been repaired.
He also explained how a water leak occurred in the Rock Barn/Ebbe Sports Complex

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FEMA Kickoff Meeting Is Wednesday

The Grundy County Commission has announced that a FEMA Kickoff meeting will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Green Hills Community Action Agency.
Representatives of each city or township should be at the meeting to receive packets concerning FEMA assistsance from the September flooding.
The commission has also announced that it will hold its regular weekly meeting on Wednesday, rather than Tuesday, next week due to the Veterans

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Spickard Council Sets Filing Dates

The Spickard City Council set the filing dates for the April 7 Municipal Election during a meeting held Tuesday evening.
The council set the filing dates as Dec. 16 through Jan. 20, 2015. The terms of mayor Jesse Richmond and council members Patricia Payne and Janice Vandevender will expire. All are two-year terms. Those who wish to file may do so at city hall during regular business hours, which are

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LEPC Meeting Set

The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee will meet at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 18 in the Grundy County Health Department.
Items on the announced agenda include training requests, CEPF status, an update to the flooding disaster declaration, EOC and CERT updates, partner reports, the Department of Health and Human Services PREP exercise, 911 updates from Trenton Police Chief Tommy Wright and 911 users, funding ideas for 911 system enhancements

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Community 2000 Coalition To Meet

The Grundy County Community 2000 Coalition will hold its monthly meeting at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 4 at the Grundy County Health Department north training room.
The meeting is open to the public and members of the community are urged to attend. Persons who cannot attend but would like more information can contact Abby Oberman at 359-4196 or at [email protected]

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BPW Discusses Solar Project

The Board of Public Works of Trenton Municipal Utilities held its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday evening at Trenton City Hall and discussed the proposed solar farm project at the industrial park in the north part of town.
MC Power is proposing to build the project, which would generate 3.2 megawatts of electricity and could be used by the utility to save approximately $45,000 per year in wheeling charges now

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