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Crestwood stays with Central County 911 Dispatch

Crestwood stays with Central County 911 Dispatch

August 29, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Crestwood will continue with Central County Emergency 911 for emergency dispatch services after considering contracting with Kirkwood for dispatching. The Board of Aldermen voted unanimously at its July 23 meeting to continue wit...

‘Rogue’ ice cream trucks need a permit

Homemade vanilla, chocolate and pistachio ice cream in a cone

August 8, 2019

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...

Crestwood prepares for medical marijuana businesses

Crestwood prepares for medical marijuana businesses

July 2, 2019

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...

Crestwood kicks off moratorium for electronic signs

Pictured above: Scott Credit Union in Crestwood uses an electronic messaging sign. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

May 15, 2019

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, with Ward ...

Mimi Duncan elected as board president

May 9, 2019

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 ...

Crestwood honors Ward 3’s Jerry Miguel

Crestwood City Hall

May 8, 2019

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 fr...

Crestwood uses Community Development Block Grant for city needs

Crestwood City Hall

April 17, 2019

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 ...

Crestwood rejects car wash a second time

The BriteWorX location in Columbia, Illinois. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

April 17, 2019

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 ordinance to gra...

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

The rendering for the plaza for the now scrapped Crestwood City Center.

April 16, 2019

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...

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