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Crestwood unveils mall owner’s plans

This rendering depicts a community plaza that would anchor the center of the entertainment and destination service retail area proposed by UrbanStreet Group for the former Crestwood Plaza site.

By Mike Anthony

April 22, 2015

The owner of the former Crestwood Plaza is requesting nearly $28 million in tax incentives for a roughly $99.5 million mixed-use redevelopment of the former mall site. As proposed, the redevelopment of the former mall property would include four components — a retail area, a multiplex theater and...

Republicans split on candidate for election to fill Stenger’s seat

Lemay Chamber Awards - In this Call file photo from 2012, representatives of the Lemay Chamber of Commerce, including, from left, then-St. Louis County Children's Service Fund Director Julie Leicht, Tesson Ferry Committeman John Judd, then-6th District Councilman and current County Executive Steve Stenger, and Rep. Cloria Brown, R-Lemay, present an award to Lemay resident Tom Dittrich Jr.

January 20, 2015

Originally Published: 1/20/2015 By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Web-exclusive update: Republicans tap Pousosa for election to fill Stenger's seat It took two tries, but South County Republican officials tapped Green Park Ward 1 Alderman Tony Pousosa Wednesday night, Jan. 21, to ru...

Robinson clarifies his remarks on nearby cities’ animal control

November 4, 2009

Originally Published on: 2009-11-4 By Evan Young Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The fact that police officers in neighboring cities sometimes are forced to shoot threatening animals illustrates what "little support" St. Louis County animal-control services provide, Crestwood Mayor Ro...

Crestwood Board of Aldermen to consider elimination of city’s animal control division

Crestwood Board of Aldermen to consider elimination of city’s animal control division

September 16, 2009

Originally Published: 9/15/2009 By Evan Young Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com September 16, 2009 - Crestwood aldermen soon will decide whether to abandon the city's 30-year-old animal control division for county-provided service to reduce annual expenses. The Board of Aldermen i...

City issues new RFP for Watson/Grant site

August 14, 2003

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 18.79-acre site that is comprised...

Crestwood voters consider sales tax increase to offset some fire protection costs

August 7, 2003

By MIKE ANTHONY Executive Editor A quarter-cent sales tax designed to offset some of the costs of providing fire protection will be considered by Crestwood voters Tuesday, Aug. 5. If approved, the proposal, called Proposition 1, would increase the city's sales tax rate to 7.575 percent from...

Board of Aldermen unmoved by request to issue new RFP

August 7, 2003

By MIKE ANTHONY Executive Editor The Crestwood Board of Aldermen recently appeared unmoved by a request to issue a new request for proposals for the redevelopment of the southeast corner of Watson and Grant roads. The Board of Aldermen in March voted to name Mills Properties as the preferred...

American Legion South All-Stars defeat North in ‘’explosive’’ 21-5 win

August 7, 2003

By STEPHEN GLOVER For the Call Sunday evening was more than just hot and muggy — it was explosive. The word explosive might be an actual understatement as the South All-Stars defeated the North 21-5 in the American Legion District 10 All-Star game in Ballwin. "The guys hit the ball really well tonigh...

Crestwood board OKs 2004 budget

July 10, 2003

By MIKE ANTHONY Executive Editor A balanced fiscal 2004 operating budget that projects net expenditures totaling more than $8.5 million recently was adopted by the Crestwood Board of Aldermen. Alderman voted 5-2 last week to adopt City Administrator Don Greer's recommended operating budget that...

Proposal to place cap on salary hikes nixed

July 10, 2003

By MIKE ANTHONY Executive Editor An effort to place a 6 percent cap on employee raises for fiscal 2004 recently was defeated by the Crestwood Board of Aldermen. Aldermen voted 4-3 last week to defeat the 6 percent cap proposed by Ward 3 Al-derman Don Maddox. Maddox's motion to establish the cap...

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