Guilty. That’s the verdict from Platte County Circuit Court Judge Lee Hull, who ruled the City of Platte City Board of Aldermen violated the Missouri Sunshine Law in a closed session held Sept. 26. In the ruling, the judge orders that the annexation ordinances are null and void and prevents the city from proceeding on the annexation proposal until “such time as they are in compliance with the laws and the statutes of the State of Missouri,” Hull wrote.
The recommended person to replace Tanya Bates as city clerk in Platte City is a face familiar to anyone who has done business in City Hall. City Administrator Keith Moody told The Landmark this week he will recommend that the aldermen hire Amy Hubbard, the current city collector, to be the new city clerk. Hubbard, age 32, has been with the city for a little more than 10 years. She initially started as a municipal court clerk, then six months later moved to the position of collector, a spot she has held since May of 1997.
Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad has ruled out plans for locating a second railroad track through downtown Parkville.
Dakota Fowler of Platte County High School has verbally committed to attend and wrestle for the University of Wisconsin LaCrosse for the fall of 2007.