Green Park News

Mehlville school, fire districts see a jump in assessed valuation in 2019

Pictured above: Mehlville Board of Education member Jean Pretto and CFO Marshall Crutcher discuss the 2020 budget during a board meeting June 5, 2019 at Mehlville High School. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Like other political subdivisions in the South County area, the Mehlville School District and Mehlville Fire Protection

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County accepting late assessment appeals, with one catch

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The St. Louis County Board of Equalization voted last week to extend the deadline for filing property assessment appeals until July 29, but only if residents tried and failed to file an appeal July 8. The initial deadline for online appeals was 11:59 p.m. July 8, but the county’s

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Property appeals deadline extended, with a catch

Pictured above: Resident Penny Kelley questions St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman on how she is supposed to afford an increase in taxes as a result of increased property values after this year’s reassessment during a town hall at The Pavilion at Lemay Thursday, June 20, 2019. Kelley said that she lives on a fixed

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South County ‘will experience flooding’ through 9 tonight

Pictured above: Heavy rain pounds a strip mall in Green Park Wednesday. Photo by Erin Achenbach. The National Weather Service is warning about the possibility of flash flooding through 9 tonight in South County. The advisory only applies to south central St. Louis County and southwest St. Louis city, officials said. Gauge reports indicate several

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Trakas holding town hall today on Gravois-Musick road construction

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com For residents who have been dealing with the construction at Gravois and Musick roads for more than a year, County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas is holding a town hall at 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, at Grant’s View Library, 9700 Musick. The construction, which was originally set to

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