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Mehlville Fire District’s multipurpose training center could be complete by mid-November

Mehlville Fire District's multipurpose training center could be complete by mid-November

January 26, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Construction of a multipurpose training center at 4471 Baumgartner Road could be completed in late October or mid-November, according to a tentative timeline recently presented to the Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors. Roy M...

Incoming Lindbergh superintendent views position as ‘a destination job’

Incoming Lindbergh Superintendent Tony Lake, center, visits Lindbergh High School last week with current Superintendent Jim Simpson, left, and LHS Principal Eric Cochran. Lake will succeed Simpson, who is retiring June 30 after serving as superintendent for the past 10 years.

January 17, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Incoming Lindbergh Superintendent Tony Lake said he views his new position as “a destination job.” Lake, who currently serves as chief operations officer of the Blue Valley School District in Overland Park, Kan., will become Lindbergh’s...

MFPD board approves 2018 budget with 1.7-percent employee pay hike

MFPD board approves 2018 budget with 1.7-percent employee pay hike

January 11, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com A 2018 budget that includes a 1.7-percent salary increase for employees recently was adopted by the Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors. The 2018 budget projects revenues totaling $21,236,460 with anticipated expenditures...

Top 10 Stories of 2018: Hilmer’s election to third six-year term on MFPD Board of Directors top story

Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors Chairman Aaron Hilmer and board Treasurer Bonnie Stegman celebrate Hilmer's re-election to the fire board in the April 4 election. The two were first elected in April 2005. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

January 10, 2018

News analysis By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Politics dominated the past year, both locally and nationally. Locally, we saw a divisive election last April for a seat on the Mehlville Fire Protection District Board of Directors that ultimately led to new leadership for...

Green Park aldermen approve 2018 budget with funding for two major road projects

January 4, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Green Park Board of Aldermen approved the city’s 2018 budget that includes funding for two major road projects last month. The 2018 budget projects general fund revenues totaling $2,741,556 with anticipated expenditures of $3,050,400 — ...

High number of tax protests could negatively impact Lindbergh

December 28, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Schools officials are seeing a “high number” of tax protests this year that, if successful, could negatively impact the district’s finances by $500,000 to $750,000. The Board of Education recently voted unanimously to adopt...

Crestwood aldermen give final approval to 2018 budget

Crestwood City Hall

December 22, 2017

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen voted 7-0 last week to adopt ordinances approving the city’s 2018 general fund and park and stormwater fund budgets. With the adoption of the two ordinances, approval of the 2018 budget is complete. Ward 2 Alderman Mary Stadter was absent from the Dec. 12 meeting. First...

Health curriculum, including sex ed, OK’d for Lindbergh

December 20, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Lindbergh Board of Education voted unanimously last week to give final approval to a new health curriculum that will no longer utilize the services of ThriVe St. Louis’ Best Choice Program for middle school sex education. Approval...

UPDATED: Crestwood aldermen OK 2018 general fund, park and stormwater fund budgets

Crestwood City Hall

December 7, 2017

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen voted 7-0 Tuesday night to adopt ordinances approving the city’s 2018 general fund and park and stormwater fund budgets. First readings of the ordinances approving the general fund and park and stormwater fund budgets were conducted Nov. 28 by aldermen. Ward 2 Alderman...

UPDATED: Crestwood board OKs capital improvement fund, sewer lateral fund budgets

Crestwood City Hall

November 30, 2017

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen voted 7-0 Tuesday night to adopt ordinances approving the city’s 2018 capital improvement fund and sewer lateral fund budgets. Ward 3 Aldermen Jerry Miguel was absent. Aldermen also conducted first readings of ordinances approving the city’s 2018 general fund and...

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