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Correction to Gallatin Financial Statement

In the City of Gallatin Financial Statement, printed in the July 20 edition of the Gallatin North Missourian, there was an omission due to a computer program incompatibility.

Reprinted below is the information on the General Fund as it should have appeared.

General Fund

Revenue           $347,117.59

Expense           $444,512.72

Revenue over (under) Encumbrances & Expenditures    ($97,395.13)

   *Transportation and Capital Improvement savings have been transferred for street and electrical projects this year.

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Gallatin Fire incident report for June

The Gallatin Fire Protection District reported the following incident responses for June — 1st at  2:55 p.m.: EMS Call at 804 S Main; 1st at 5:40 p.m.: Public service at 212 S Main; 5th at 9:05 p.m.: Carbon monoxide incident with reading, mutual aid with Jameson Fire at 19463 202nd St; 12th at  6:02 a.m.: Building Fire at 503 S Water; 15th at  7:19 a.m.: Motor vehicle accident, no injuries

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Ameren rate request

The Missouri Public Service Commission has established the deadline for those wishing to intervene and participate in an electric rate case filed by Union Electric Company d/b/a Ameren Missouri.

According to the filing, residential customers would pay approximately $99 more per year if the rate request is approved. Ameren Missouri serves approximately 1.26 million electric customers in 60 Missouri counties and the City of St. Louis.

Applications to intervene and

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More than $42 million of Unclaimed Property returned in Fiscal Year 2016

Treasurer Zweifel has now returned more than $280 million of Unclaimed Property since 2009

State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (ZWY-ful) announced today that his Unclaimed Property team has set a new record for dollars returned this fiscal year, marking the seventh straight year of setting records during his two terms as State Treasurer. More than $42 million of Unclaimed Property was returned by Treasurer Zweifel’s Unclaimed Property team in Fiscal Year

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City considers options for water plant, decides to move forward

The city of Gallatin considered whether to build a new water plant or fix up the old one after learning the lowest of two construction bids cost more than the city had to spend.

The city has $4.6 million in available funding, but the lowest of two bids received to construct the plant was nearly $400,000 over that mark.

City Administrator Tony Stonecypher presented the following options for a water

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Intercom system replaced at jail

A new bid was received for audio equipment at the regional jail in Pattonsburg. It will cost approximately $2,000 to replace the intercom system in F Hall, which is used for security purposes.

The jail board also reported on the purchase of a 12-passenger van for $17,500.

In other business at the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail Board meeting held June 24, an intergovernmental agreement with DeKalb County in regard to court

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Old dogs, new cats at Winston meeting

Too many stray cats and dogs on the streets, not enough ice cream and cake for Jesse James Days were among the topics of discussion for Winston aldermen.

The Winston Board of Trustees spoke more in detail about building a holding facility for dogs during their meeting held June 6. It was determined the clerk would make flyers asking for donations of materials and labor to pass out at Jesse

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Gary Dowell begins as jail’s new assistant administrator

Gary Dowell will be the new assistant administrator for the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail.

Mr. Dowell graduated in 2000 from Trenton High School. He received a degree in computer systems networking from Indian Hills Community College, Ottumwa, Iowa, in 2002. In 2005, he received his B.S. degree in criminal justice with a minor in corrections from the University of Central Missouri. In 2016 he became a grad of Centriq Training, (Information-Technology)

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Citizens raise a stink after jail raises a stink

Stephen Loxterman, an alderman for the city of Pattonsburg and  Bob Hildreth,  the city’s water/sewer operator and maintenance person, were present at the meeting of the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail Board to discuss issues with debris from the jail clogging up the lift station and the pump station at the city sewer. The lift station pumps waste from the sewer system into the lagoon.

The pump station was “stinking something fierce”

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