Skidmore Newsletter - March 2021

CJ's Thrift Shop is open.

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

Stitching Post no. 75

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

Sewer, water, and rural rates increase

Starting March 1, sewer rates will be increased to $35 for the base amount and water rates will be increased to $44 for the base amount. Rural water has raised their rates to the city and we have to keep with that price, unfortunately.

Skidmore Community Betterment Meeting

Will Meet March 8 at 6pm at Newton Hall.

Skidmore City Council Meeting

Will Meet March 11 at 6:30pm at Newton Hall.

Mobile Food Drop

March 25th from 10am -12pm at the park, weather permitting.

Food Pantry News

Location: City Hall
March 1st from 1-3pm
March 2nd from 4-6pm
March 29th from 1-3pm
March 30th from 4-6pm

Bring a picture id or your id badge (if they mailed it to you). If works well with people lining up their cars in front of City Hall.


The city’s website is You may see the ordinances, dates of city events, and pay your water bill online if you want.

City Hall is Open...

Monday, Wednesday, & Friday from 8am – 12pm.

There is an answering machine also, 660-928-3281. Calls will be returned only if you leave a message.

Apply for SNAP (formerly called food stamps)

You may apply for SNAP 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:

Jop Opening- Water Technician

The city of Skidmore has a full time Water Technician position available immediately. Requires experience with water/wastewater facilities, water sampling and testing, water meter installation and repairs, mowing  and shoveling snow as needed, and other duties assigned. Must have experience using a tractor and mini excavator, knowledge of street maintenance, and be proficient using a computer. his job will require working outside in extreme conditions and pay will be based on experience. Preference will be given to anyone with certifications in water/wastewater treatment.

Please stop by Skidmore City Hall to pick up an application/apply.
City Hall is open Mon, Wed, Fri  8am – 12pm

City Hall Location
108 S. Walnut St.
Skidmore, MO 64487


City-Wide cleanup will be April 26 – May 2 with dumpsters at the north edge of town. There may be a tire collection also.