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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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Laredo Council Passes Two Ordinances, Tables Others

The Laredo City Council held its January meeting last week, passing two ordinances involving salaries and tabling others.
According to information provided by City Clerk Lisa McCullough, the council passed an ordinance changing the salary for the city clerk from $10 per hour to $11 per hour. In addition, the council passed an ordinance revising the salary for the city maintenance position from $12.50 to $12 per hour.
Aldermen tabled

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17th Street Bridge Open

Repairs have been made to the 17th Street Bridge, which is now open to traffic.
City Administrator Kerry Sampson said Union Pacific Railroad personnel finished repairs to the bridge, which was opened on Wednesday afternoon. Sampson said that the repair is only temporary until a better patch of asphalt can be placed in the hole on the street.
Sampson said the city appreciates the quick response of the Union Pacific

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CIty Seeks Dismissal Of Lawsuit

The city of Trenton has asked Third Circuit Judge Jack Peace to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Waste Corporation of Missouri.
The city filed a motion to dismiss the case, which is seeking a temporary restraining order and/or temporary injunction against the city to keep it from entering into a contract with Rapid Removal for trash service. The city awarded the contract to Rapid Removal although Waste Corporation had a

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