Skidmore Newsletter - May 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

Skidmore Community Betterment Meeting

Will Meet May 10 at 6:00 pm at Newton Hall.

Skidmore City Council Meeting

Will Meet on May 13 at 6:00pm at Newton Hall. Please note the new time!

Fresh Food Drop

May 27, starting at 10:00 am at the park.

Food Pantry News

Since the food will be delivered the last Friday of the month and the following Monday is a holiday, the food pantry will be open June 1 from 1-3 and June 2 from 4-6 at City Hall. Bring a picture id. It works well with people lining up their cars in front of City Hall. (The City is not paying for any of this food for these 2 projects. It is provided to the City free of charge by Second Harvest to be shared with our community.)

Discuss Options

Please contact City Hall if you want to discuss options about your April water bill and if you want your ditch cleaned out.


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

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

Thank You

THANK YOU from Mary Sharp to everyone that remembered her 90th birthday! Each kindness she received was much appreciated.

Marvin Sumy says THANK YOU to all those who voted for him in the election.


HELP-The City has been trying to contact Cody Swinney in regards to the demolition of his house that burned last year. If anyone has any information about how to contact him, please let City Hall know. Thank you!