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Filing for April election opens TuesdayOpen in a New Window

...Filing for Polk County’s various municipal and other elections opens at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, and closes at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15. Elections for contested races will be Tuesday, April 2. Declarations ...

 

Public Record for Dec. 7Open in a New Window

... Missouri State Highway Patrol, Jefferson City, Bolivar Municipal Court, Bolivar, City of Bolivar Prosecuting Attorney - Justin Stanek, Bolivar; petition to expunge records; other final disposition; petition ...

 

Building a new approach to math, Battle serves students and the communityOpen in a New Window

...Preis hopes the Columbia City Council will approve a central city location. Summer school students will be given the opportunity to take the class to finish building on-site. Once the house is finished,...

 

Your View: Letters to the editorOpen in a New Window

...This is a sales tax on goods purchased on the internet, but purchased by local residents. At present no tax is being collected on those sales by the city. Over the past 15 to 20 years, internet sales ...

 

Record: 12-7Open in a New Window

... correspondence: Letter from Robert Rice, Prosecuting Attorney re: Decline of Salary Commission/COLA increase; Vehicle Sales Tax/Gas Tax Report (November 2018) • Lynn Anderson, Randy Mendenhall, Larry Jacobs ...

 

Neon Art Past & PresentOpen in a New Window

... Louis in the bygone days of neon signs, from the Palace Bowl, a large billboard animating a perfect strike, to the Klund’s Pastry Chef, the focal point for a bakery storefront on Gravois near Loughborough ...

 

What's Up for Dec. 7Open in a New Window

...Mayor’s Christmas Party for Children, 10 a.m., Bode Ice Arena, 2500 SW Parkway. Event includes a welcome by the mayor, short program by Griffon Gliders Synchronized Skating teams, free skating with Santa,...

 

County gives employees paid day off for Christmas EveOpen in a New Window

... Oaks School District, Cole R-1 (Russellville) School District, Missouri River Regional Library and Jefferson City government entered into a cost-sharing agreement with Cole County for fees associated with ...

 

Springfield airport throws party for its 1 millionth passenger this year, a milestoneOpen in a New Window

...Buy Photo Springfield Mayor Ken McClure speaks at a ceremony marking the first time the Springfield-Branson National Airport has served 1 million passengers in a year on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. (Photo:...

 

Springfield Nature Center trails closed Dec. 8-10 for huntOpen in a New Window

... center hunt — along with managed hunts at Lake Springfield and at Fellows Lake and Springfield City Council’s bow-hunting ordinance passed in 2014 that allows archery deer hunting within city limits — ...

 

Kansas City receives $25 million federal grant for Buck O'Neil BridgeOpen in a New Window

...Mayor Sly James singled out Graves and Blunt for praise in acknowledging the importance of the grant. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) also has championed the project and praised Secretary of Transportation ...

 

Motion to revisit parking ordinance amending part of Rolla City CodeOpen in a New Window

... Street, the removal of two hour parking on Eighth St. in front of the Mission along with making the north side along 910 W. 10th St. a no parking zone had its first reading at the Rolla City Council....

 

Rise in minimum wage means fee increase for recreation in NixaOpen in a New Window

...Crouse brought up his concern at a Nixa City Council meeting in November, just after Missouri voters approved a minimum wage increase through a ballot proposition on Nov. 6. Proposition B calls for the ...

 

KC Mayor’s Christmas Tree is among 10 ‘travel-worthy’ trees in U.S., says USA TodayOpen in a New Window

... December 06, 2018 06:58 PM Kansas City Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Holiday shoppers and onlookers crowded into Crown Center Square to watch the lighting of the Kansas City Mayor's Christmas Tree ...

 

Missouri Gov. Parson calls for prescription drug monitoring programOpen in a New Window

...Mayor Sly James also was on hand and supports the governor's efforts. Copyright 2018 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed....

 

Bella Vista Bypass gets critical grant fundingOpen in a New Window

... About the time that Missouri, having spent its money, was ready to open that stretch of I-49, Arkansas residents in 2012 approved a half-cent sales tax for transportation, and the first three contracts ...

 

Proposed Boone County budget includes pay raises, new jobsOpen in a New Window

...The proposed budget anticipates only a 0.25 percent increase in sales tax revenue in the coming year and overall growth in county revenue of 1 percent. Other steps to help county employees include a pool ...

 

Missouri among worst for infant and maternal death. Governor calls for bipartisan fixOpen in a New Window

...He was flanked by Mayor Sly James, Truman President and CEO Charlie Shields, three cabinet secretaries and a host of doctors and other medical experts. James, a Democrat, said Parson has struck a bipartisan ...

 

University of Missouri files appeal in graduate union caseOpen in a New Window

... would be after the threshold issue of whether graduate assistants are employees protected by the Missouri Constitution’s guarantee of collective bargaining rights was decided, Layton argued in the filing....

 

Jazz to heat up the holidaysOpen in a New Window

...The performance is sponsored by individual donors and the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency. Morrison will perform on the Kawai grand piano graciously on loan to the Hannibal Arts Council from the ...

 

Ahead of President Trump’s visit, city warns drivers not to park near Crown CenterOpen in a New Window

... he was in Kansas City, it was for the national convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars at Municipal Auditorium on July 24. Before that visit, Kansas City police warned of street closures downtown, offering ...

 

10 things to do in mid-Missouri this weekendOpen in a New Window

... downtown All are welcome to celebrate the last night of Hanukkah outside the Daniel Boone City Building with Chabad at Mizzou and Mayor Brian Treece. Hot latkes, doughnuts and chocolates will be served....

 

$10.4 million federal grant awarded for South Main improvementOpen in a New Window

...City Manager Greg McDanel told The Forum that construction will likely begin in 2020. SKYE POURNAZARI/THE FORUM MARYVILLE, Mo. — Congressman Sam Graves announced Thursday that the City of Maryville ...

 

City council selects new insurance carrierOpen in a New Window

... Charles DunlapGateHouse Missouri Thursday Dec 6, 2018 at 4:08 PM First State will take over as Boonville’s liability, property and auto insurance provider after Boonville City Council approved the ...

 

Hunter Jaegar Resigns As County Clerk, Commissioners To Appoint Interim ReplacementOpen in a New Window

... 2019 election, which includes the 911 Board of Directors, school boards, hospital board, and other municipal governments, are set to begin on Tuesday. Again, a spokesperson for the Secretary of State’s ...

 

Seg. 1: Kansas Senate Legend Dick Bond. Seg. 2: Largest Ever Tuba Ensemble Expected In Kansas City.Open in a New Window

... executive director of Kansas City Symphony TubaChristmas 2018 begins at noon, Friday, Dec. 7, at Municipal Auditorium, 301 W. 13th St., Kansas City, Missouri 64105. Participant registration begins at 8:...

 

Library to Seek Tax Levy HikeOpen in a New Window

...The Washington Public Library board is proposing a 10-cent tax levy increase, raising property taxes to the same level as the Scenic Regional Library District. Library Director Claire Miller told the ...

 

Council approves deal for solar panels on city buildingsOpen in a New Window

... Erik CliburnMoberly Monitor-Index Thursday Dec 6, 2018 at 1:57 PM Moberly City Council approved a deal with MC Power to install solar panels at 19 city locations and perform necessary roof repairs....

 

Government & PoliticsOpen in a New Window

... advocating the federal government fill the gap, arguing the “voters have agreed to do their part” by passing a 1-cent sales tax for capital improvements that would include a portion of the bridge replacement....

 

Effort to remove St. Louis County Council member broke law, ethics commission rulesOpen in a New Window

...Louis County Councilman Ernie Trakas (District 6) listens to public comment on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com Laurie Skrivan ST. LOUIS COUNTY • A campaign ...

 

St. Louis Science Center sheds a little holiday light on its outdoor spaceOpen in a New Window

...You can see a municipal or commercial display, or plan your own outing to gawk at the brightest private homes and streets. For guidance, check holidaylighthopping.com, compiled by locals Laura Thake and ...

 

Washington School Board Filing Will Open Next WeekOpen in a New Window

...Additionally, candidates may not be delinquent in the payment of any state income taxes, personal property taxes, municipal taxes or real property taxes on their stated residence. Candidates cannot be a ...

 

Pride of Bridge OwnershipOpen in a New Window

...As Mayor Sandy Lucy pointed out, four Washington mayors were involved in getting the new bridge in one way or another. She mentioned former mayors Bernie Hillermann, Dick Stratman and Walt Larson. The ...

 

Men Who Served in WWI Remembered - At Special ProgramOpen in a New Window

...Nellie Mueller and Mayor Steve Myers discussed the Close family that sent two men to the battlefield. Both Dr. John Pletcher and John Close survived the war and returned to play prominent roles in the ...

 

Bridge Ceremony Draws Big Crowd — Speakers Praise Leaders, State OfficialsOpen in a New Window

... Washington Mayor Sandy Lucy thanked many of those who had a part in making the bridge a reality, including Area Engineer Judy Wagner and the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) staff, the Missouri...

 

Pickering picks new aldermanOpen in a New Window

...The Pickering City Council confirmed the appointment of Juliana Judd as an alderman at the December 3 meeting. Juliana is stepping in to fill Brad Judd’s position on the city council. She will serve until ...

 

Members Appointed to Transportation CommitteeOpen in a New Window

...They also are responsible for doling out sales tax revenue brought into the road and bridge accounts. Any community in Franklin County can apply to the committee with its particular project asking for ...

 

Parson wants prescription monitoring bill by session's endOpen in a New Window

...Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson, doctors and other health leaders to discuss ways to combat the lingering opioid epidemic. Parson made it clear at a news conference that high on his priority list is ending Missouri...

 

Locals plunge for SOMOOpen in a New Window

... participants from other cities typically jump in pools or lakes, event co-chairs Jefferson City Mayor Carrie Tergin and Cole County Sheriff John Wheeler thought the hazmat shower added a special twist ...

 

Proposed resolution to rename part of Twelfth Street in Rolla met with oppositionOpen in a New Window

... Dec 5, 2018 at 8:06 PM Dec 5, 2018 at 9:18 PM A proposal requesting the Rolla City Council to pass a resolution that would rename the west end of 12th Street between Duane Ave. and 14th Street to the new ...

 

Dorothy Lynch's son, who helped start salad dressing business, dies at 82Open in a New Window

... of public service on to his family By Hailey Konnath World-Herald staff writer Mar 11, 2018 Former Ralston City Council member Fred P. “Bud” Abboud died March 3, a week before his 91st birthday....

 

Missouri minimum wage set to increase next yearOpen in a New Window

... “We’re funding on sales tax, and as you see more and more of those go away and more people buying online and not going to the brick and mortar stores, you still have to pay people wages in your area,...

 

Independence residents file lawsuit against city, Independence Power & LightOpen in a New Window

...Lucy Young, a former Independence city council member, said her rates were so high in the summer she couldn't afford to run central air. "I have a flannel sheet and blankets in all my windows," Young ...

 

Missouri governor calls for 'long-overdue' drug-monitoring database to curb opioid abuseOpen in a New Window

...Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson to discuss Missourians’ addiction to opioids. The drugs in 2017 killed 760 people in the St. Louis region alone, and 951 in the entire state. One in every 65 deaths in Missouri...

 

FACT CHECK: Jean Evans overstates "Clean Missouri" effects on emailsOpen in a New Window

... on 1 for a Clean Missouri, said, "There are rules already in place to protect private information when someone submits a Sunshine Law request to the governor or to their mayor, and those will remain ...

 

Columbia police chief Burton sought job in TexasOpen in a New Window

... “RMF urges the citizens of Columbia to stay engaged with city government, by holding officials accountable, advocating for the resignation of Police Chief Burton, and interacting frequently with city council...

 

Wrongful death lawsuit in case of bullied teen moves to Boone CountyOpen in a New Window

..., 2018 7:11:00 AM CST December 05, 2018 in Top Stories Moberly City Council explores new recycling methods Moberly City Council explores new recycling methods MOBERLY - The Moberly City Council...

 

Man arrested and charged with starting Columbia City Hall fireOpen in a New Window

...At the time of the fire, City Council members were about to meet to discuss departing City Manager Mike Matthes' severance package. A second witness saw Stokes attempt to leave the building, but he was ...

 

Hannibal City Council gives nod to airport runway projectOpen in a New Window

... Council members also approve contract for city trash barrel collection work Hannibal City Council members approved a joint project to remark and repair runway joints at the Hannibal Regional Airport ...

 

Seg. 1: Lynching Memorial In Kansas City. Seg. 2: City Leaders Seek Ways To Fight Climate Change.Open in a New Window

... Roeland Park, Kansas, Mayor Mike Kelly is one of the organizers of a climate change workshop he hopes will foster collaborative efforts among cities and counties in Missouri and Kansas to battle global ...

 

Do you celebrate Hanukkah? Here are a few candlelightings around ColumbiaOpen in a New Window

...Mayor Brian Treece will give a special holiday greeting. Congregation party Where: Congregation Beth Shalom When: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5. There will be a service at 5:30 p.m. and a party and ...

 

Moberly expands commitment to solar powerOpen in a New Window

... By Erik Cliburn GateHouse Missouri Wednesday Dec 5, 2018 at 5:19 PM MOBERLY — The Moberly City Council is increasing its commitment to solar power with an amended deal with MC Power to install solar ...

 

Columbia earns perfect score for city's LGBTQ laws and policiesOpen in a New Window

... "I think we can use that energy or city council can use that energy to put pressure on our local legislatures that represent us at the state level to really start pushing through these policies to make ...

 

Gov. Parson wants prescription monitoring bill by session's endOpen in a New Window

...Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson, doctors and other health leaders to discuss ways to combat the lingering opioid epidemic. Parson made it clear at a news conference that high on his priority list is ending Missouri...

 

Editorial: Missourians have spoken on labor rights. Legislators must respect the vote.Open in a New Window

... Less than four months after Missouri voters overwhelmingly rejected legislative attempts to undermine collective bargaining under the misnomer “right to work,” a state lawmaker has filed a bill to effectively ...

 

MO Supreme Court says Circuit Court judge was wrong in disqualifying Kim Gardner from investigating police use-of-force caseOpen in a New Window

... In January, Alderman Brandon Bosley filed a billto make the Circuit Attorney’s Office the lead investigators in police use-of-force cases – using one percent of the police department’s annual budget,...

 

Parson calls for a 'long overdue' statewide prescription drug monitoring program during St. Louis visitOpen in a New Window

...Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson. When prescription drugs become too difficult or expensive to obtain, users often turn to heroin, or worse, cross-contaminated drugs containing fentanyl: a drug that is far more ...

 

For the RecordOpen in a New Window

...Wayne Turner, special projects manager for the road department, presented right-of-way documents for improvements to Oak Grove Road. Dorisel Bennett, Fordland crew chief, discussed arrangements for the ...

 

MU graduate workers still aren't employees, curators argue in new appealOpen in a New Window

... in June that graduate workers are employees according to the state Constitution and said the curators must recognize the coalition as the sole collective bargaining unit of graduate workers on campus....

 

St. Clair Aldermen Approve 2019 BudgetOpen in a New Window

... has six different funds including general, water and sewer, park, street improvement, half-cent sales tax and transportation tax. Appropriations are just over $6 million, which is a slight increase from ...

 

Task force: SGF airport should change governance. What does it mean for travelers, workers?Open in a New Window

... The Airport Task Force, created by City Council earlier this year to look into the question of whether city government should consider letting go of some authority over the airport, presented its findings ...

 

Commission fails to make Zona Rosa bond paymentOpen in a New Window

... Zona Rosa are revenue bonds, the sole source of funding for repayment comes from a 1 percent sales tax within Zona Rosa. Platte County further asserts that the trustee’s demand is contrary to the Missouri...

 

Government & Politics ‘There’s just not enough scooters’: KC councilman pursues tax for affordable housingOpen in a New Window

... you want to increase taxes to pay for affordable housing, do it while you’re still on the City Council,” Lucas said. Wagner said putting the proposal on the November ballot would give the council time ...

 

New Missouri Democratic vice chair says the party can attract both urban and rural votersOpen in a New Window

...Louis alderman. Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker was elected chairwoman over two other opponents. The leadership change comes after U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill lost re-election and Democrats ...

 

Capitol Perspectives: Getting away with murderOpen in a New Window

...A KBI for Missouri died because of opposition from some rural sheriffs who did not want their toes stepped on by a state agency. Since then, Missouri's Highway Patrol has taken on an increasing criminal ...

 

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