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Building And Nuisance Board Meeting

The Trenton Building and Nuisance Board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at city hall.
Items on the announced agenda include a public hearing on the declaration of a nuisance at 501 Main St.; declaration of nuisances at 120 Highland St., 905 Rural St., 2701 Lulu St., 1505 Bolser St., 515 E. Ninth Ct., 507 Main St. and 837 W. 13th St.; certificates of the existence of dangerous buildings at

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Finance Committee Meeting

The Finance Committee of the Trenton City Council will hold a meeting at noon Wednesday, July 16 at city hall.
The only item listed on the agenda is strategic planning.

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Princeton Council Approves Service Contract, Discusses Open Burning

The Princeton City Council met Monday evening, approving a service contract, discussing open burning and approving the repair of a storm drain.
According to information provided by City Clerk Keri Stamper, the council approved a service contract in the amount of $600 for the Calamity Jane Car Show. The funds will be used for the band “Hired Hand.” A discussion was held on the ordinance involving open burning and it

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P&Z Turns Down CUP Request

The Trenton Planning and Zoning Commission is recommending a request for a conditional use permit to operate a business in an area zoned residential be denied.
Tammy Miller wants to operate a primatives and small decor sales business at her home on 417 E. Seventh St. Four commission members were present for the meeting and discussed the issue before deciding to turn it down. According to City Administrator Kerry Sampson,

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Tree City Designation

The city of Trenton has again received Tree City Designation by the National Arbor Day Foundation.
This is the 15th consecutive year the city has received this designation. Qualifying cities must have an active, well-funded tree maintenance program and designated staffers to carry out the program. Communities must meet four standards, including having a tree board, a tree care ordinance, a compliance forestry program and an Arbor Day observance.

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Planning and Zoning Hearing Set

The Trenton Planning and Zoning Commission will hold two hearings on Monday, March 3.
The first hearing involves a conditional use permit request from Tammy Miller to allow her to operate a small retail business at her home, located at 417 E. Seventh St. The business involves the sale of primatives and home decor items.
The second request comes from K&W Ventures LLC a/k/a Linda and Bill Kennebeck, who are

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Community Survey Information

A total of 242 surveys were returned by residents of Trenton during a community attitude survey conducted by the city of Trenton last fall, resulting in what City Administrator Kerry Sampson said was an “invalid survey.”
There were 2,500 surveys distributed by the city and delivered by members of the Boy Scouts during a food drive last October. Sampson noted that with a population of 6,000, the city would have

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Spickard Council Moves Meeting

The Spickard City Council has moved their regular monthly meeting due to impending inclement weather.
The meeting, which had been scheduled for Tuesday evening, will now be held at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 11.

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Program Promotes Leadership Skills

R-T Photo/Diane Lowrey Julie Johnson presents information to the Leadership Trenton mock city council during a session on Tuesday night at Trenton City Hall. The council meeting is one of several activities held during the 12-week program.

R-T Photo/Diane Lowrey
Julie Johnson presents information to the Leadership Trenton mock city council during a session on Tuesday night at Trenton City Hall. The council meeting is one of several activities held during the 12-week program.

by Diane Lowrey
R-T Editor
A group home proposed to be located in a neighborhood area will not receive a special permit required by the city following action taken by a mock city

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