Crestwood Board of Aldermen

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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City urges residents to shop local this season

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen unanimously approved a resolution last month that urges residents to shop local in Crestwood during the holiday season. At the Nov. 26 meeting, four days before Small Business Saturday Nov. 30, aldermen unanimously approved a resolution that states “local businesses depend on consumer support

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Crestwood budget has City Hall upgrades

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Ways and Means Committee recommended the city’s proposed 2020 budget after a nearly three-hour meeting in October, with aldermen making no changes or amendments to the budget as it was presented. As currently proposed, the budget projects total revenues of $13.81 million and total expenditures of $14.84

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Crestwood stays with Central County 911, tries to rally cities vs. liability clause

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Crestwood has decided to stay with Central County 911 dispatching due to its technology, but officials hope to rally other cities and fire districts to unite against an indemnification clause that takes away Central County’s 911 liability. Crestwood’s initial bid to modify its contract with Central County fell flat

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Crestwood mall project is now a $300 million redevelopment

Pictured above: A rendering for the plaza at the proposed Crestwood City Center released in October 2018.  By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Developers of the former Crestwood mall say that plans to redevelop the vacant site as “Crestwood City Center” have tripled in size to $300 million from the previous estimated $105 million, which

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Crestwood City Hall may get renovated after flood damage

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Crestwood City Hall may get a renovation along with the repairs required after flooding caused an estimated $250,000 of damage. The Government Center will be a construction zone for the “foreseeable future” as restoration and renovations get underway after a water main break in August caused significant damage to

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Dispute over liability could threaten Crestwood-Central County contract

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Crestwood and Central County 911 Emergency Dispatch may not renew their contract after all, after amendments to the contract requested by Crestwood were rejected by Central County’s Board of Directors. After initially voting to renew the city’s 2020-2025 contract with Central County 911 for emergency dispatch services in July,

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Lindbergh may avoid seventh elementary school with Magna Visual buy

Pictured above: Magna Visual as seen Tuesday, July 2. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools says that its purchase of another landmark property in South County could prevent it from having to one day build a seventh elementary school — but not everyone in Crestwood is happy that the district

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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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