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Filing for April sets races in Sunset Hills, school boards

Citizens vote at the Sunset Hills Community Center April 2, 2019. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

January 28, 2020

Candidate filing closed last week for local elections in April, and this election season is set to be the most competitive South County has seen in several years. The election will be held Tuesday, April 7. Some offices will be unopposed, including Crestwood mayor, while the Lindbergh Board of Edu...

Crestwood mall’s plan is ‘economically viable’ and is ‘moving forward’

A rendering of Crestwood City Center at night.

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

January 27, 2020

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com In a meeting with city officials last week, the Crestwood mall developer said it has determined after meeting with tenants that the $300 million proposal for the site is “economically viable and ready to move forward” pending financ...

Filing for April election closes; competitive races set for school boards and Sunset Hills

Filing for April election closes; competitive races set for school boards and Sunset Hills

January 23, 2020

Candidate filing closed Tuesday for local elections in April, and this election season is set to be the most competitive South County has seen in several years. The election will be held Tuesday, April 7.  Crestwood mayor, aldermanic seats in Green Park and Sunset Hills and trustee seats in Grantwood Vill...

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

Crestwood City Hall

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...

South County elections: More candidates file to run for alderman in Sunset Hills

Then-Ward 4 Alderman Donna Ernst, left, applauds for her successor, Ward 4 Alderman Thompson Price, at the victory party on his first election night in April 2016.

January 8, 2020

As filing for municipal and school board elections in April continues this month, two more candidates have filed to run for alderman in Sunset Hills. Candidate filing began Dec. 17 for the April 7 elections across South County, setting up a competitive race for Sunset Hills Mayor Pat Fribis and at l...

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

Crestwood City Hall

December 27, 2019

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...

Competitive races for Sunset Hills mayor, Mehlville school board after first days of filing

Competitive races for Sunset Hills mayor, Mehlville school board after first days of filing

December 19, 2019

Candidate filing began Tuesday for the April 7 election for Crestwood and Sunset Hills mayor, along with municipal offices and school board positions across South County. So far, the highlights of the April 2020 races will be a competitive race for Sunset Hills Mayor Pat Fribis and at least a five-way ...

City urges residents to shop local this season

Crestwood City Hall

December 17, 2019

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 unanimous...

Candidate filing opens next week for April 2020 municipal, school board races

Voters check in to cast their ballots at the Sunset Hills Community Center during the April 2019 election.

December 11, 2019

Staff Report Candidate filing will begin next week for the April 7 election for Crestwood and Sunset Hills mayor, along with municipal offices and school board positions across South County. Aldermanic seats in Green Park and Sunset Hills and trustee seats in Grantwood Village will also be up for e...

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

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

November 14, 2019

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 liabilit...

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