Year: 2003

Sunset Hills board OKs fiscal 2004 budget

Originally published on: 2003-12-18 By Cliff Brunt For the Call A first glance at the Sunset Hills fiscal 2004 budget might concern some residents. The city’s projected revenues fall $370,000 short of the budgeted amount the city’s Board of Aldermen unanimously approved last week. But there’s nothing to worry about, according to city officials, who

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Bond issue financing team finalized by MSD

By ROBERT CHALUPNY Staff Reporter With a $500 million bond issue slated to appear on the November ballot, the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District Board of Trustees has finalized its financing team for the bond issue should it be approved, but not without turning heads.

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Hotline in place to report government waste

St. Louis County Auditor Mark A. Burchyett has established a confidential hotline for citizens and government employees to report suspected financial improprieties of waste of public funds or resources, and to make constructive suggestions for improving county government.

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Urges fair treatment for members of UFCW

To the editor: Most of us in the mainstream of the American work force toil in our trades or professions with a great deal of dedication and perseverance. We work 7 to 3:30, 8 to 4:30, 3 to 11:30, 4 to 12:30 or the graveyard shift, respectively.

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MSD revisits selection of study firm

By ROBERT CHALUPNY Staff Reporter The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District Board of Trustees recently agreed to revisit the selection of a company to perform a financial feasibility study necessary for a bond issue that will be considered by voters in November.

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New MSD board behaves the same as the last one

Remember when County Executive Buzz Westfall and Mayor Francis Slay held a press conference and announced they were chucking the old Board of Directors at the Metropolitan St. Sewer District over the side? I covered the press conference and was struck by the similarities between this spring’s move and the palace coup that took place shortly after Westfall was elected in the early 1990s — all window dressing.

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City issues new RFP for Watson/Grant site

By MIKE ANTHONY Executive Editor A new request for proposals for the Watson/Grant Redevelopment Area has been issued by the city of Crestwood. The new request for proposals comes 16 months after the city originally issued a request for proposals to redevelop the 18.

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