Skidmore Newsletter - July 2021

CJ's Thrift Shop is open.

12-3 pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays.

Stitching Post no. 75

Offers embroidery work, sewing, classes, & alterations. Phone is 660-928-3251. Her email is

Brush Pile

The brush pile will be shut down July 1 so it can be burned before the Punkin Show.

Clean Up

Dumpsters will be at the north edge of town July 18-25. Let’s spruce up the town before company comes to the Punkin Show.

Skidmore Community Betterment Meeting

Will Meet July 6 at 6:00 pm at Newton Hall.

Skidmore City Council Meeting

Will Meet on July 8 at 6:00pm at Newton Hall.

Fresh Food Mobile Drop

July 22 at the park starting at 10:00 am.

Food Pantry News

July 28 from 1-3 and July 29 from 4-6 at City Hall. Bring a picture id if we don’t already have your address. We will take people in order at they line up their cars in front of City Hall. THIS IS OPEN TO EVERYONE FROM NODAWAY & HOLT COUNTIES, UNLESS YOU HAVE PICKED UP FOOD EARLIER IN THE MONTH.


July 1 is the date that $10 dog licenses need to be renewed. Pet vaccinations will be given on July 24th from 9-11 am at the Wildcat Park shelter house.

City Hall

City Hall is open Monday 8-12, Wednesday 8-12 and 3-6, and Friday 8-12. There is an answering machine also. 660-928-3281. Calls will be returned only if you leave a message.


You may apply for SNAP (formerly called food stamps) over the phone. The office number is 816-364-3663 or call Lana Morgan at 816-344-2808. It is confidential.

Drinking Water Samples Report


To Richard Jones for the new bench at the gazebo.
To Teresa Carter and Raymond Thacker for painting the gazebo.
To Steve Day for cleaning out ditches on High Street.
To Jeff Dearmonth for mowing by the city sign on the way into town.

The Depot

The depot museum will be open during the PUNKIN SHOW.