city of crestwood

Crestwood 2020 budget includes funding for City Hall, Aquatic Center, quarry upgrade

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen unanimously approved and adopted the city’s 2020 budget at the Board of Aldermen meeting Nov. 26, including plans to upgrade City Hall, the Crestwood Aquatic Center and the Whitecliff Park quarry. As proposed, the budget projects total revenues of $13.81 million and total expenditures

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Mabie sings the Blues: Bobby Plager comes to Crestwood to accept city resolution honoring Blues

Pictured above: Crestwood  Mayor Grant Mabie, left, as he presents Blues Mascot Louie and Bob Plager with a copy of the proclamation honoring the Blues and their Stanley Cup-winning season at the Aug. 27 Board of Aldermen meeting. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen meeting had some

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Crestwood unveils a new logo and flag

Pictured above is the City of Crestwood’s new logo. By Jessica Belle Kramer For the Call composing1@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen unanimously decided to adopt a new logo and flag during the April 23 board meeting. City ordinances state that a city flag must fly at City Hall and other locations that the mayor

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Crestwood kicks off moratorium for electronic signs

Pictured above: Scott Credit Union in Crestwood uses an electronic messaging sign. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen imposed a four-month moratorium on electronic signs following a public hearing at its April 23 meeting, after initially rejecting a six-month moratorium in January. The moratorium passed 6-2,

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Former Crestwood Fire Chief Karl Kestler dies

Former Crestwood Fire Chief Karl Kestler died April 5. Kestler became Crestwood’s fire chief in 1997 and served in that position for 15 years before retiring in 2012, ending a 37-year career with the Crestwood Fire Department. Some of his accomplishments as chief include seeing the city hire its first female firefighter, being twice appointed

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Crestwood Fire earns ISO Class 2 rating

The Crestwood Fire Department is now ranked among the top 2 percent of all fire service organizations across the country after the Insurance Services Office notified the city that it was upgrading the city’s ISO rating to Class 2. Then-Crestwood Fire Chief Dave Oliveri said in a press release, “A community’s class rating is dependent

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Crestwood fire chief leaves and Hecht set to take helm

Pictured above: Crestwood Assistant Fire Chief Lou Hecht, center, takes the oath of office during a city meeting in May 2017. Deputy City Clerk Theresa Pfyl administered the oath to Hecht, who previously served as deputy chief with the Fenton Fire Protection District. Also pictured is former Fire Chief David Oliveri. Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com

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