The Camdenton board of alderman will meet tonight (Tuesday) in regular session. Agenda items include a public hearing on the proposed adjustment to the city’s water and sewer rates. The board will then consider an ordinance that proposes an increase in those rates. In other business, the board will consider an ordinance that amends the city’s animal control policy, will discuss a request to solicit bids to replace fencing at the city’s ball fields and tennis courts, consider a request to destroy records meeting the retention schedule and will take a look at a request to fill a vacant police officer position. Reports from several departments, boards & committees will also be given. Tonight’s meeting starts at 7 in city hall.
This is the final day (Tuesday) for candidates to file for the upcoming April municipal election. And this time around, there are some changes to the filing process. State law now requires that those filing present an affidavit with the Missouri department of revenue stating they owe no federal, state or local taxes. A copy of the affidavit must also be submitted to the municipality or district at the time of filing. A number of local races will be decided by lake area voters when they go to the polls on April 7th.
The Laurie Police department is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing Elf that someone took from the Enchanted Village of Lights display at the city’s park. According to the police department, the display is a green stand up Elf with the name “Doug” on it. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Laurie police department at 573-374-4871.
A Lebanon woman was arrested over the weekend after police had to remove her 7 year old child from their home following a discovery of drug paraphernalia inside her motel room. Police records show that officers were doing a well being check on the child at an area Motel where the woman and the child were staying, when they discovered the woman had left the building with a man and left her child in the motel with another woman. The officers got the Manager to open to the door to check if the child was ok and discovered the items inside at that time. According to the Motel manager, the woman was behind in her rent and has not been seen since Thursday. At this time no names are being released and the investigation is ongoing.
The city’s board of alderman will consider an ordinance to change the speed limit when it meets on Thursday night.
Three Camdenton teenagers were injured in a one car accident yesterday (Sunday) in Camden County. The Highway Patrol reports a vehicle driven by 17 year old Skyler Reeves traveled off the right side of the roadway, thru a yard and struck a tree. Reeves and two passengers, 17 year old Wyatt Manley and 14 year old Lincoln McGuire were taken to area hospitals for treatment. The accident occurred on route “U” south of Doc Ridgeway drive.
Today’s meeting starts at 5pm and is being held at the district’s headquarters on Porter Mill Spring road.