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Park Board Elects Officers, Discusses Drainage Issues

New officers were elected and a drainage issue at Moberly Park was discussed during Wednesday’s meeting of the Trenton Park Board.
Duane Helmandollar was elected president, having taken over that position with the resignation of Don Altes earlier this year. Curtis Crawford was elected vice-president and Andy Cox was elected secretary. A new board member, Mary Peterson, was welcomed.
Board members discussed a drainage issue near the basketball courts at

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Pay Increases Approved For Park Employees, Mower Bid Accepted

Pay increases for additional part-time employees were approved during a meeting of the Trenton Park Board Wednesday night, with the board also accepting bids for two new lawn mowers.
The meeting was held at the Rock Barn, where board members could see the results of the renovation of the restrooms at that facility. The materials for the renovation ended up costing about $7,800, with a portion of those funds being

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Park Board Approves Surplus Budget, Plans Repairs to the Walking Trail

A budget that includes funds for repairs to the walking trail was approved by the Trenton Park Board Wednesday evening at a meeting that also included an update on the summer ball program being run through the Green Hills Recreation Association.
The budget was unanimously approved and shows expected revenues of $564,024 and anticipated expenditures of $554,696, including a $153,236 payment on the Trenton Family Aquatic Center. That leaves a

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Park Board Agenda For 4-6-16

The Trenton Park Board will meet in regular session at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday at city hall.
Items on the announced agenda include discussion of park user fees, discussion/approval of the 2016-2017 budget, approval of a metal bid for the shop building, discussion of a water fountain at Moberly Park, discussion of the removal of a swing and merry-go-round at Moberly Park and reports from the pool, grounds, finance and ballfield

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Park Board Looks At Insurance For Use Of City Facilities

Insurance, the upcoming summer ball season and the Trenton Soccer Stars season were the topics of discussion during a meeting of the Trenton Park Board held Wednesday evening.
Following a lengthy discussion with City Attorney Tara Walker on the limitations of the city’s insurance policy and the need for those using city facilities to provide proof of liability insurance, the board voted to enact a policy in which teams participating

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TBA, Regulation Ball Fields Are Topic Of Park Board Meeting

The summer ball program was the main topic of conversation at Wednesday’s meeting of the Trenton Park Board, where the future of TBA and the need for regulation baseball fields were discussed.
Curtis Crawford, who is the chairman of a committee tasked with establishing rules and regulations for the Trenton ballfields, presented information on a fee structure that changes the cost of playing from a “per-player” basis to a “per-game”

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Park Board Gives Raise To Employee

The Trenton Park Board held a short meeting Wednesday evening, approving an increase in the salary for the assistant park superintendent.
According to information provided by board secretary Vicki Weaver, following a closed session the board voted to give Don Kennedy a 25-cent per hour salary increase in recognition of his recent OSHA training, effective immediately. Voting in favor of the motion was board members Sarah Allen, Gary Berry, Andy

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Disc Golf Moving Toward Reality

The addition of a new disc golf course at Moberly Park will move forward this fall with installation of the baskets to get under way soon.
During a meeting of the Trenton Park Board on Wednesday, board members met with Tyler Busick, who has been instrumental in getting funding for the course and who presented the course layout to board members. Busick and Park Superinten-dent Jason Shuler will work together

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Park Board Discusses Drainage Issue At Grandstand

The Trenton Park Board discussed a possible solution to drainage problems at the North Central Missouri Fair grandstand and heard a report on the recently-completed aquatic center painting project during a meeting held Wednesday evening.
Kevin Stover met with the board to ask for permission to pursue the possibility of installing a grid tile system at the grandstand to help alleviate water problems, especially those right in front of the

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