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Winston May Purchase Road Grader, Sets Tax Rate

Jerry Lusk, a member of the Winston Board of Trustees, will be going to Moberly to check out a road grader which the village agreed to purchase if it meets requirements after inspection.

In other business noted at the meeting held Aug. 4, the board adopted property tax rate per $100 assessed valuation of .4781 for the general fund and .3169 for the street fund.

Utilities clerk Amber Curtis provided

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Efforts Continue to Move Radio Tower

Todd Watson told his fellow board members at Daviess County Central 911 that he was still working out details of moving the Lock Springs radio tower. He had suggested the radio repeater tower be moved to a location near Winston during the May meeting.

Mr. Watson noted that since all radios went to narrowband communications per FCC mandate, much of the coverage in the Winston area has been lost. Since

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Letter to the Editor: Amendment #1

Dear Editor:

On Aug. 5 voters need to support Amendment #1 to help stop the runaway regulation that is taking place in our nation. The Missouri Farming Amendment is to help protect Missouri farmers from harmful and burdensome regulations. Don’t take me wrong, some regulations are needed, but we are being overrun with them. A lot of regulations are not based on science but someone’s idea that thinks we need

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

Absentee voting available

County Clerk

Eligible voters may vote absentee in person at the County Clerk’s office at the Daviess County Courthouse through 5 p.m. the day before the election. The office is also open for absentee voting on Saturday, Aug. 2, 8 a.m. to noon.

County Commission

Board of Equalization

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Pattonsburg and PWSD#1 Continue Negotiations

The Pattonsburg Board of Aldermen agreed to have Mayor Gene Walker meet with Daviess County Public Water Supply District #1 to continue negotiations on the new contract. The board discussed the water and sewer rate study recently completed by Missouri Rural Water Association, but no decision on water rates were made at meeting time.

Alex Sperry inquired about commercial lots that were available for purchase and also wanted to know

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Board Seeks Interim Financing for Water Plant

Charlie Zitnik with DA Davidson and Co. out of Kansas City, which specializes in security brokers and dealers, discussed interim financing for the new water plant project with the Gallatin Board of Aldermen during their meeting held July 14.

The purpose of the interim financing is to pay for the engineering that has already been done for the project, according to City Administrator Zac Johnson. The city has a large

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ASWB Discusses Utility Expenses

Melvin McFee reported to the Altamont-Winston Sewer Board that he had sprayed around the edges of the lagoon and would mow. The report on the last sample was good. Kidder-Altamont-Winston Fire Department flushed the crossover pipe and it is working better now.

The clerk reported that a 2014 budget amendment would be needed at the next meeting due to high utility costs.

The board discussed the 2015 budget, which included

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Winston Board Looks to Head Off Four-Wheeler Problems

The Village of Winston Board of Trustees discussed how four-wheelers being recklessly driven has become a serious and dangerous problem in their town.

“The problem with four-wheelers is ongoing, with adults, teens, and young children involved,” according to board member Jerry Lusk. “Some are responsible drivers, but unfortunately many drive without reasonable care.”

He said problem drivers ignore stop signs, fail to pay attention, encroach on public property such as

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, July 1, 2014.

County Commission

James Lewis, bridge supervisor, met with the commissioners to work on the road on Vista Avenue in Sheridan Township.

David Allen met with commissioners concerning brush removal in the county.

Bills were audited.

Bids for a Massey Ferguson tractor, mower, and blade were opened. Shannon McCrary’s bid was accepted

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