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Trakas refers McManus proposal to panel

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news1@callnewspapers.com The owner of a construction company hoping to move to the former Tee Time Family Fun Center on Lemay Ferry Road will have to wait at least two weeks to find out if 6th District County Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, will support the project. McManus Construction Co. owner Rob

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Pulte Group to pull out of market here entirely

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Homebuilder Pulte Group is pulling out of the St. Louis market entirely and dropping three projects in south county, including its contentious plan for villas on Court Drive in Sunset Hills. A spokeswoman for Pulte said that the developer will finish building its remaining projects, but is backing out

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Councilman slated to introduce bill for McManus rezoning

Trakas undecided whether he will vote in favor of move   By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com   Although 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, agreed last week to introduce legislation for a construction firm to move to the former Tee Time Family Fun Center, he has not yet decided whether to support the project.

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Port Authority seeks to acquire mall properties

Condemnation suit filed in St. Louis County Circuit Court The St. Louis County Port Authority filed a condemnation action last week in St. Louis County Circuit Court to purchase the final properties at the site of the old Jamestown Mall. The Port Authority currently has agreements with four of the five original owners of the

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Trakas blocks construction firm’s move to new site

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com A construction company’s move to the former Tee Time Family Fun Center is being blocked by 6th District County Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, who sees the project as wrong for south county. McManus Construction Co. owner Rob McManus already bought the now-closed Tee Time property at 4631 Lemay Ferry

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Midwest Regional Bank conducts groundbreaking ceremony

Midwest Regional Bank conducted a groundbreaking ceremony this week in Sunset Hills, kicking off construction of Midwest’s newest banking center. The site at 11860 Gravois Road is the original Sunset Ford location. The banking center will provide services for both retail and commercial customers and is projected to open in late fall.

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County officials receiving mixed feedback from citizens on Affton ‘Great Streets’ plan

Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com   Gravois Road in Affton could get a face-lift and Kirkwood-like upgrades as a “Great Street” starting this summer, but the lanes will not be reduced after pushback from residents. County Executive Steve Stenger an-nounced Monday that the county is recommending to the Missouri Department of Transportation, or MoDOT, that

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