Crestwood Board of Aldermen

‘Rogue’ ice cream trucks need a permit

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Crestwood is cautioning residents to be on the lookout for “rogue” ice cream trucks operating without a license. Ward 2 Alderman Justin Charboneau said at the June 25 Crestwood Board of Aldermen meeting that residents had reached out to him asking if Crestwood had rules or permits regarding ice

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Crestwood prepares for medical marijuana businesses

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The state began accepting applications for medical marijuana businesses this year after voters approved legalizing it last year, and Crestwood is ready in case one wants to come to town. The Crestwood Board of Aldermen voted in March to approve an ordinance that would add a section on medical

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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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Mimi Duncan elected as board president

Crestwood Ward 1 Alderman Mimi Duncan was named board president at the April 23 meeting, after being nominated by Ward 2 Alderman Justin Charboneau. “As someone who served previously as the board president, I know it is, although ceremonial, it is an important job as we’ve seen in the last two years… We need to

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Crestwood honors Ward 3’s Jerry Miguel

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Crestwood honored outgoing Ward 3 Alderman Jerry Miguel with a city resolution and plaque at the April 23 Board of Aldermen meeting. Miguel had served as Ward 3 alderman continuously since April 2016, and was the Ward 3 alderman from April 2004 to April 2013 before he was term-limited

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Crestwood uses Community Development Block Grant for city needs

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen unanimously voted last week to use the city’s 2020 Community Block Grant funds to defray the cost of constructing handicapped-accessible access to the front of City Hall. Cities and St. Louis County receive federal funding through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD. The HUD website states

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Crestwood rejects car wash a second time

Pictured above: The BriteWorX location in Columbia, Illinois. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  The Crestwood Board of Aldermen rejected a car wash proposed for Watson Road a second time last week, after initially rejecting it at the board’s March 26 meeting and then voting to reconsider the proposal. Aldermen rejected an

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Crestwood extends mall agreement because progress is in ‘late stages’

Pictured above: The rendering for the plaza at the proposed Crestwood City Center. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Walpert Properties has not yet announced tenants for the Crestwood mall redevelopment, but city officials extended the redevelopment agreement for six months because they believe the company’s plans are in the “late stages.” The Board of

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Crestwood rejects car wash on Watson Road

By Erin Achenbach  Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com After a marathon public hearing, the Crestwood Board of Aldermen rejected a car wash proposed for Watson Road March 26, but also voted to reconsider at its meeting next week. The board held two public hearings on the BriteWorX car wash proposed for 9846 Watson Road, one for a

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