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Crestwood-Sunset Hills chamber’s 2020 gala honors award recipients

Crestwood-Sunset Hills chamber’s 2020 gala honors award recipients

February 19, 2020

The Crestwood-Sunset Hills Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its 2020 Awards Auction and Gala Banquet Feb. 8 at LiUNA Event Center in Sunset Hills, raising money for scholarships and honoring local business owners. The banquet honored 2019 chamber award recipients, including citizen of the year and...

Crestwood City Hall renovation will take all of 2020

Crestwood City Hall renovation will take all of 2020

January 29, 2020

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The $1 million in reconstruction and renovations at Crestwood City Hall will continue throughout the year after a water main break in August 2019 flooded the building. At the Jan. 14 Board of Aldermen meeting, Katie Aholt with Navigate Bui...

Crestwood will get a new website and host with same company as Sunset Hills

Crestwood will get a new website and host with same company as Sunset Hills

January 23, 2020

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The city of Crestwood will be getting another new website upgrade after city staff decided to pursue a contract with CivicPlus for website redesign and hosting purposes this month. A request for proposals, or RFP, was issued in October for...

Switch to county manager fails at Charter Commission; South County cities supported it

Switch to county manager fails at Charter Commission; South County cities supported it

October 7, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com St. Louis County will continue to have a strong county-executive form of government for the likely future after a Charter Commission proposal to switch to a county manager died in discussion. The county manager idea has been discussed ...

Dispute over liability could threaten Crestwood-Central County contract

Dispute over liability could threaten Crestwood-Central County contract

September 26, 2019

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 ...

Dirt returning to Crestwood mall site, but not a mountain this time

Dirt returning to Crestwood mall site, but not a mountain this time

May 23, 2019

The Crestwood mall site along the Sappington Road/Detjen Drive entrance that used to be a parking lot now is covered with dirt, pictured above, as seen May 21, 2019. More dirt will soon return to the site. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Dirt is being trucked b...

Crestwood honors Ward 3’s Jerry Miguel

Crestwood honors Ward 3’s Jerry Miguel

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 board weighs in for Lindbergh’s Prop R

Crestwood board weighs in for Lindbergh’s Prop R

March 28, 2019

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen unanimously approved a resolution to support Lindbergh School’s Proposition R, a $105 million no-tax-rate-increase bond issue, at its March 12 meeting. The resolution passed unanimously, with Ward 1 Alderman Richard Breeding abstaining from the vote due to his employ...

Crestwood Citizens Academy set for Round 2

Crestwood Citizens Academy set for Round 2

March 12, 2019

The Crestwood Citizens Academy is a free seven-week program for city residents that touches on virtually every facet of city government. Class will be held Wednesdays, March 27 through May 8, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at various city locations. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided at each session...

Better Together says merger could save over $1 billion a year by 2032

Better Together says merger could save over $1 billion a year by 2032

February 26, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The backers of a city-county merger for St. Louis County and city are saying that the plan will save taxpayers across the region $55 million a year from the start and up to $1 billion annually a decade after the start of the new megacity....

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