Missouri Municipal League for July 18, 2024. You received 53 news.
Open this email in your browser
Good morning,
Included are the daily clippings for Missouri Municipal League - July 18, 2024.
9   Missouri Municipal League
33   Government
10   Taxes
20   Business
Missouri Municipal League 
 
St​. Louis Post Dispatch
  / Potential Paywall
Letter: Exempting child care facilities from taxes is a terrible idea
...that tax base does real harm, no matter how sympathetic the cause may be. Missouri voters should keep that in mind when they choose in August. David Stokes Director of Municipal Policy Show-Me Institute
07/18/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Missouri Bar
In memoriam: July-August 2024
...worked at Ernst & Whinney (now Ernst & Young) before opening his own law office. He served as Kearney municipal judge, an adjunct professor at William Jewell College, and prosecuting attorney for Bethany. Alley...
07/18/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Grain Valley News
Letter to the Editor: Exempting Childcare Facilities from Taxes Is a Bad Idea
...that tax base does real harm, no matter how sympathetic the cause may be. Missouri voters should keep that in mind when they choose in August. David Stokes Director of Municipal Policy Show-Me Institute
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
KSDK   +3 other publications
8 republicans face off in primary to be Missouri’s top election official
...to manage a statewide office." Plocher is an attorney who grew up in St. Louis and served as a municipal judge before winning a seat in the Missouri House. During his time in the Capitol, Plocher rose...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Jefferson City News Tribune
Developers answer questions at ‘conference center coffee’
...the hotel portion of the project. The city of Abilene was not responsible for these bonds; Abilene's City Manager Robert Hanna said the center would be funded through hotel revenue during the next several...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
stjosephpost​.com (Blog)
Eight Republicans face off in primary to be Missouri's top election official
...statewide office." Dean Plocher Plocher is an attorney who grew up in St. Louis and served as a municipal judge before winning a seat in the Missouri House. During his time in the Capitol, Plocher rose...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Ozark Radio News
Garylee has sports with cardinal update
...Catch all the cardinal games on KUKU 100.3 and News Talk Radio KWPM. Willow Springs Thomas F Benyo Municipal Golf Course will host the 17th annual Women’s Tournament Patsy Wyatt Memorial 2-Lady Scramble July...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Jackson Cash-Book Journal
Jackson Homecomers kicks off Tuesday evening
...inside the old courthouse, the Homecomers stage will be set up in its usual location on the south lawn. Mayor Dwain Hahs will take the stage at 6. p.m. to welcome everyone and give opening remarks. He will be...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Houston Herald
Cabool renames street, updates ordinances
...Services, of Springfield. Ellison stated that she has received reports of low water pressure in town. Mayor Danny Cannon requested an update on property with several dogs near Cedar Bluff Apartments. Police...
07/15/2024   USA USA    Online
back
Government 
 
Ozark Radio News
Christopher Sterner Was Announced As New Fire Chief Of The West Plains Fire Department
...has seen record attendance numbers of off-duty training and call-in responses. In a press release, City Administrator Sam Anselm stated, "In addition to being an outstanding leader who has already earned...
07/18/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
St​. Louis Post Dispatch
  / Potential Paywall
Anthem fights to retain St. Louis County insurance contract
CLAYTON — Hundreds of emails have been hitting the inboxes of St. Louis County Council members, all with the same message: don’t approve a new health insurance contract for county employees. St. Louis County...
07/18/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Columbia Daily Tribune
Taxes, charter schools, community policing at heart of League of Women Voters forum
...Columbia attorney Jeff Basinger and Gregg Bush, a registered nurse who previously ran for Columbia City Council. Who ever wins in August will face off against Republican Joshua Ray Blakeman. HD 50 is held...
07/18/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Perryville Republic-Monitor
Board of aldermen approve payments for sewage projects
...Jenkins The Perryville Board of Aldermen, meeting in regular session July 2 in council chambers at city hall, discussed the Northeast Outfall Sewer Replacement and School Street Lift Station projects, among...
07/18/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
KBIA (NPR) Columbia   +1 other publication
Swath of storms flood the Ozarks and ravage an upstate New York community
...our residents of Rome: Do not be discouraged. This community is resilient and we will build back," Mayor Jeff Lanigan said. A weaker tornado given an initial EF1 rating, with a top estimated wind speed...
07/18/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
KRCU
Swath of storms flood the Ozarks and ravage an upstate New York community
...our residents of Rome: Do not be discouraged. This community is resilient and we will build back," Mayor Jeff Lanigan said. A weaker tornado given an initial EF1 rating, with a top estimated wind speed of...
07/18/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
St​. Louis Post Dispatch
  / Potential Paywall
Murky future for Wainwright Building raises even more questions for downtown St. Louis
...streets, reflects broader questions about what to do with downtown St. Louis. The property houses several state agencies like the Department of Insurance, Auditor’s Office and Department of Mental Health. But it’s...
07/18/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Nodaway News Leader
Maryville council looks toward new water plant
At the June 24 Maryville City Council Meeting, representatives from HDR Engineering were in attendance to discuss the next steps toward a potential new water plant for the city and area water customers....
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
KDNL-TV St​.Louis
Gallery: Storms flood the Ozarks, strand drivers in Toronto, devastate New York community
...our residents of Rome: Do not be discouraged. This community is resilient and we will build back," Mayor Jeff Lanigan said. Storm debris hit and killed an 82-year-old man who was outdoors about 30 miles...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
KMOX Radio 1120 St​. Louis
St. Louis All Local PM: Fundraising update among City Mayoral candidates
The top local news with Michael Calhoun and the KMOX news team. The St. Louis Mayoral election is not until next year, but fundraising is underway. An "electrified" Republican Party is meeting in Milwaukee,...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
KTVO-TV (ABC 3)
Gallery: Storms flood the Ozarks, strand drivers in Toronto, devastate New York community
...our residents of Rome: Do not be discouraged. This community is resilient and we will build back," Mayor Jeff Lanigan said. Storm debris hit and killed an 82-year-old man who was outdoors about 30 miles...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
KSHB-TV ABC Kansas City
Overland Park wants your help to update its brand
...is ready to refresh how we concisely communicate who we are and who we want to be," Overland Park Mayor Curt Skoog said last week in a news release. "Join us by sharing your passion for our city." — Copyright...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
The Missouri Times
This Week in the #MOGOV: The race reacts to the Trump assassination attempt By Jarett Lamons on July 17, 2024
...supporters that Governor Parson "slobbers over billionaire sports team owners" as Parson met with KC Mayor Quinton Lucas to discuss keeping the Royals and Chiefs in Missouri. Eigel wishes for the next election...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
KY3-TV Springfield
City of Hollister, Mo., left cleaning up after flash flooding
...up what the storm left behind. Turkey Creek runs through the middle of the city. According to the city manager, Rick Ziegenfuss, there was so much rain the creek went from its usual two feet deep to 14.6...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Perryville Republic-Monitor
Gas taxes can’t pay for roads much longer, but Amazon deliveries might
...25-cent fee on deliveries within New York City has been introduced but remains in committee. Meanwhile, state agencies in Nevada and Ohio have commissioned studies examining the feasibility of retail delivery...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
St​. Louis Post Dispatch
  / Potential Paywall
Campaign reports show biggest donors in St. Louis County Council races
...Caucus Eastern Missouri. In District 6's Republican campaigns, Michael "Mike" Archer raised more than Councilman Ernie Trakas, who's seeking reelection. The district includes southeast St. Louis County. Archer...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Benton County Enterprise
Lincoln Chamber Discusses Lack Of Volunteer Help
...repaired in the Green Space and then the murals depicting the town’s history can be added. Lincoln Mayor, Glen Nelson announced the City will be seeking a new Police Chief as Chief Wenberg has accepted that...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
St​. Louis City Hall
Mayor Jones’ Administration Launches Friendly Streets Web Page to Make it Easier to Stay in the Know on Transportation Infrastructure Improvements The City launched a new interactive map and web page called Friendly Streets, making it easier for res ...
Mayor Jones’ Administration Launches Friendly Streets Web Page to Make it Easier to Stay in the Know on Transportation Infrastructure Improvements The City launched a new interactive map and web page...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
KY3-TV Springfield
First Alert 4 Fact Check: Bailey’s attack ad against Scharf
...legislation to ban such care for minors and restrict it for some adults. In response, Bailey called the city council’s resolution "an illegal act." "We’re not going to allow this to happen on my watch. Missouri...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
KTVO-TV (ABC 3)
City of Kirksville and Missouri Department of Conservation looking at future park
...purchased, and how citizens can use that land for some fun in the sun. KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — At Monday's city council meeting, the Kirksville City Manager and attorney were given the green light to negotiate a...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
KOAM-TV Channel 7 (ABC) Joplin
Storms flood the Ozarks and strand drivers in Toronto. New York town is devastated by tornado
...door to get as many as 40 residents to flee dangerous conditions before floodwaters began to recede, Mayor Heith Hogan said. "We’re not griping, because we absolutely needed the rain, but it will take a little...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Jefferson City News Tribune
Developers answer questions at ‘conference center coffee’
...the hotel portion of the project. The city of Abilene was not responsible for these bonds; Abilene's City Manager Robert Hanna said the center would be funded through hotel revenue during the next several...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
921News
City of Butler/ Request for Proposals for Renovations
...of preparing a response to this RFP will not be reimbursed by the City. Approval of Completed Project: · Completed project must be approved by Mayor James W. Henry and City Administrator Corey Snead.
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
KBSI-TV Fox 23
Storms flood the Ozarks and strand drivers in Toronto. New York town is devastated by tornado
...door to get as many as 40 residents to flee dangerous conditions before floodwaters began to recede, Mayor Heith Hogan said. "We’re not griping, because we absolutely needed the rain, but it will take a little...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
KMOV 4 St​. Louis   +1 other publication
‘I can’t breathe’: Eric Garner remembered on the 10th anniversary of his chokehold death
...pledge to always honor Mr. Garner’s memory by working towards a safer, fairer and more equal city." Mayor Eric Adams, a former police officer, said during a news conference Tuesday that he remembered Garner’s...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Benton County Enterprise
Warsaw's Transportation System Will See Stunning Transformation
...incorporate bike lanes, sidewalks, landscape and improved entrances to each business." "The RAISE transportation improvements that will occur are enhancements to our three primary roadways. This is Main, Jackson...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Benton County Enterprise
Cole Camp Chamber Makes Plans For Small Town Summer Night
...has scheduled a second "How to improve your credit score" seminar on Wednesday, October 9 at Lincoln City Hall. A meal is provided as well as gas cards if it is needed. This is excellent for High School Seniors...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Jackson Cash-Book Journal
Jackson Homecomers kicks off Tuesday evening
...inside the old courthouse, the Homecomers stage will be set up in its usual location on the south lawn. Mayor Dwain Hahs will take the stage at 6. p.m. to welcome everyone and give opening remarks. He will be...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
KBMV-FM 95 BIRCH TREE
Christopher Sterner named West Plains Fire Chief
...has worked diligently to strengthen relations between the department and the West Plains community. City Administrator Sam Anselm said Sterner brings a level of experience and compassion that makes him a...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
KSMU Radio
After 4-plus inches of rain, flash flooding hazards beset Taney County
...drivers to "turn around, don’t drown." Commuters reported bad roads and some business closures. Forsyth Mayor Missi Hesketh told Ozarks Public Radio in an email they had major flooding that affects the city’s...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
St​. Louis Post Dispatch
  / Potential Paywall
Messenger: Take me out to the ballgame for a lesson in St. Louis economic development
...project in St. Louis serves a public purpose and is therefore constitutional. The program, pushed by Mayor Tishaura O. Jones and passed by the Board of Aldermen in 2022, uses federal money from the American...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
KSMU Radio   +1 other publication
KCPD funding, child care tax breaks: Missouri’s August ballot issues explained
...opponents of the proposal will try to get the word out without "gigantic checks," said Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas. "But I don’t pretend to think that will necessarily win the day," Lucas said. At...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Houston Herald
Cabool renames street, updates ordinances
...Services, of Springfield. Ellison stated that she has received reports of low water pressure in town. Mayor Danny Cannon requested an update on property with several dogs near Cedar Bluff Apartments. Police...
07/15/2024   USA USA    Online
back
Taxes 
 
St​. Louis Post Dispatch
  / Potential Paywall
Letter: Exempting child care facilities from taxes is a terrible idea
...that tax base does real harm, no matter how sympathetic the cause may be. Missouri voters should keep that in mind when they choose in August. David Stokes Director of Municipal Policy Show-Me Institute
07/18/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Columbia Daily Tribune
Taxes, charter schools, community policing at heart of League of Women Voters forum
...Columbia attorney Jeff Basinger and Gregg Bush, a registered nurse who previously ran for Columbia City Council. Who ever wins in August will face off against Republican Joshua Ray Blakeman. HD 50 is held...
07/18/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Springfield News-Leader   +1 other publication
These 9 Republican candidates are running for Missouri governor
...served as the Minority Floor Leader. He previously served as chair of the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission. "The fact that I was born and raised by a single mother, the youngest of six kids...
07/18/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Lee's Summit Tribune
Motion To Intervene Filed On Behalf Of Sean Smith In State Of Missouri et al. v. Jackson County Missouri
...State of Missouri et al. v. Jackson County Missouri. This trial related to Jackson County’s 2023 Property Tax Reassessment is of vital interest to our community. This motion seeks to request that the court...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Grain Valley News
Letter to the Editor: Exempting Childcare Facilities from Taxes Is a Bad Idea
...that tax base does real harm, no matter how sympathetic the cause may be. Missouri voters should keep that in mind when they choose in August. David Stokes Director of Municipal Policy Show-Me Institute
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Benton County Enterprise
Prosecutor Addresses New Needs With County Commission
...also present. Benton County Treasurer Rick Renno presented his weekly financial report noting that sales tax revenues are down approximately 3%. County Clerk Susan Porterfield met with the Commissioners...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Perryville Republic-Monitor
Gas taxes can’t pay for roads much longer, but Amazon deliveries might
...25-cent fee on deliveries within New York City has been introduced but remains in committee. Meanwhile, state agencies in Nevada and Ohio have commissioned studies examining the feasibility of retail delivery...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Ellisville West News Magazine
Work planned to resume at Gateway Studios construction site
...up to $130 million to finance part of the project. The bonds would provide for real and personal property tax abatement equal to 50% of the estimated real and personal property taxes that would otherwise...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
KY3-TV Springfield
Legislators table Chiefs-only sales tax ordinance in Jackson County once again
...(KCTV) - Time is running out to get Arrowhead Stadium renovations back on the ballot. Two Chiefs-only sales tax ordinances have been stuck in Jackson County legislative committee for weeks and their sponsor...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
KSMU Radio   +1 other publication
KCPD funding, child care tax breaks: Missouri’s August ballot issues explained
...opponents of the proposal will try to get the word out without "gigantic checks," said Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas. "But I don’t pretend to think that will necessarily win the day," Lucas said. At...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
Business 
 
KFVS12
Questions remain after Missouri allows dangerous chemical in cannabis products
FILE - This Monday, Nov. 4, 2019 photo shows a vitamin E acetate sample during a tour of the Medical Marijuana Laboratory of Organic and Analytical Chemistry at the Wadsworth Center in Albany, N.Y. On Friday,...
07/18/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Houston Herald
Licking school district to bring operating levy increase before voters
...from salaries, the increase would go toward building and facilities maintenance, supplies and transportation. One reason the district feels it’s necessary to increase the levy is the state’s mandated $40,000...
07/18/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Springfield News-Leader   +1 other publication
These 9 Republican candidates are running for Missouri governor
...served as the Minority Floor Leader. He previously served as chair of the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission. "The fact that I was born and raised by a single mother, the youngest of six kids...
07/18/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Perryville Republic-Monitor
Board of aldermen approve payments for sewage projects
...Jenkins The Perryville Board of Aldermen, meeting in regular session July 2 in council chambers at city hall, discussed the Northeast Outfall Sewer Replacement and School Street Lift Station projects, among...
07/18/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
St​. Louis Post Dispatch
  / Potential Paywall
Murky future for Wainwright Building raises even more questions for downtown St. Louis
...streets, reflects broader questions about what to do with downtown St. Louis. The property houses several state agencies like the Department of Insurance, Auditor’s Office and Department of Mental Health. But it’s...
07/18/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Southeast Missourian
Missouri’s Water Wars: Legislators push controversial bills on water exportation
...and in my opinion does not offer transparency to the public. Consider also the obvious question of eminent domain capturing your land for the construction and operation of a pipeline? Would it be cost-effective...
07/18/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Benton County Enterprise
Prosecutor Addresses New Needs With County Commission
...also present. Benton County Treasurer Rick Renno presented his weekly financial report noting that sales tax revenues are down approximately 3%. County Clerk Susan Porterfield met with the Commissioners...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Catholic Health Association
Fr. Gene Neff celebrates 50 years of ministering to sick and aged of Belleville, Illinois, diocese
...outings. Eventually that part of the ministry ended, and the ministry sold the van when public transportation options and other services became available. Teenage volunteers pose with Fr. Neff at the ministry's...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
KXCV FM 90​.5 Maryville
US government must return land it took and never developed to a Nebraska tribe under new law
...2.5-square-mile (6.5-square-kilometer) tract of land along the Missouri River in Iowa it took in 1970 through eminent domain for a recreation project that was never built. The tribe has been trying for decades to reclaim...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Perryville Republic-Monitor
Gas taxes can’t pay for roads much longer, but Amazon deliveries might
...25-cent fee on deliveries within New York City has been introduced but remains in committee. Meanwhile, state agencies in Nevada and Ohio have commissioned studies examining the feasibility of retail delivery...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Ellisville West News Magazine
Work planned to resume at Gateway Studios construction site
...up to $130 million to finance part of the project. The bonds would provide for real and personal property tax abatement equal to 50% of the estimated real and personal property taxes that would otherwise...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
St​. Louis Public Radio NPR
Missouri state Sen. Jason Bean doesn’t expect reversal of governor’s budget cuts
...relationships with as many factions as possible to pass legislation, including a measure restricting how eminent domain can be used. Potential ballot items to legalize sports betting and abortion, both of which...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Three Rivers Publishing
School district receives TAP grant
...Chris Daniels Hits: 1 The St. James School District announced on Monday it will receive the 2024 Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) award from the Missouri Department of transportation (MoDOT). This...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Benton County Enterprise
Lincoln Chamber Discusses Lack Of Volunteer Help
...repaired in the Green Space and then the murals depicting the town’s history can be added. Lincoln Mayor, Glen Nelson announced the City will be seeking a new Police Chief as Chief Wenberg has accepted that...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Benton County Enterprise
Warsaw's Transportation System Will See Stunning Transformation
...incorporate bike lanes, sidewalks, landscape and improved entrances to each business." "The RAISE transportation improvements that will occur are enhancements to our three primary roadways. This is Main, Jackson...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Benton County Enterprise
Cole Camp Chamber Makes Plans For Small Town Summer Night
...has scheduled a second "How to improve your credit score" seminar on Wednesday, October 9 at Lincoln City Hall. A meal is provided as well as gas cards if it is needed. This is excellent for High School Seniors...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
Jackson Cash-Book Journal
Jackson R-2 School Board approves purchase of weapon detection systems
...year to make a change. • The City of Jackson received a grant from the Missouri Department of Transportation’s Transportation Alternative Program, covering 80% of the cost to add new crosswalks and sidewalks...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
KFVS12
‘Outlawed checks’ costing Missouri millions every year
...checks are costing the State of Missouri millions of dollars every year according to the Missouri Auditor. State auditor Scott Fitzpatrick began investigating the number of checks the state reissued over...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
St​. Louis Post Dispatch
  / Potential Paywall
Messenger: Take me out to the ballgame for a lesson in St. Louis economic development
...project in St. Louis serves a public purpose and is therefore constitutional. The program, pushed by Mayor Tishaura O. Jones and passed by the Board of Aldermen in 2022, uses federal money from the American...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
 
KSMU Radio   +1 other publication
KCPD funding, child care tax breaks: Missouri’s August ballot issues explained
...opponents of the proposal will try to get the word out without "gigantic checks," said Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas. "But I don’t pretend to think that will necessarily win the day," Lucas said. At...
07/17/2024   USA USA    Online
back
Looking for more news in your customer portal?
GO TO LOGIN
Missouri Municipal League for July 18, 2024. Daily News Clips created this media review specially for you. Our team is available to answer your questions. Please, just email us: support@pressrelations.com
  facebook    twitter    linkedin    blog