Mike Tsichlis

Two Lindbergh board members will run again

Pictured above, from left: Board Treasurer Mike Tsichlis and Board Vice President Jennifer Miller. Two current members of the Lindbergh Board of Education say they are running again in April. Board Vice President Jennifer Miller and Treasurer Mike Tsichlis say they will both seek election to a second term. They were both first elected in

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Gregory hosts ‘Missouri Flood Navigator’ website, convenes panel to examine flooding

Pictured above: Rep. David Gregory addresses the Tesson Ferry Republican Club in July. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  Rep. David Gregory, R-Sunset Hills, launched a new online resource this fall to help Missourians living in areas vulnerable to flooding along the Meramec River. Gregory, a Republican who has represented the 96th Missouri

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Adopting House Bill 1236 would aid school districts

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com We believe state legislators should adopt House Bill 1236, which would allow school districts and other taxing entities to opt out of tax-increment financing, or TIF, districts. The bill is sponsored by Rep. Dan Stacy, R-Blue Springs. Co-sponsors include Rep. David Gregory, R-Sunset Hills; Rep. Mary Nichols, D-Maryland Heights;

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School board member pushes for changes to state’s TIF law

Pictured above: The Crestwood mall site. By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com Lindbergh Board of Education Treasurer Mike Tsichlis is pushing hard for state legislation that would allow school districts and other taxing entities to opt out of tax-increment financing districts. At the last Board of Education meeting, Tsichlis reported that he and fellow board

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School board members hit grand slam in picking Lake

“Call the Tune” by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Lindbergh Board of Education hit a grand slam with the selection of Tony Lake as the district’s new superintendent. Effective July 1, Dr. Lake will succeed Jim Simpson, who is retiring June 30 after serving as superintendent since 2008. Dr. Lake currently serves as chief

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Former Lindbergh board members gather, tour new school

Former members of the Lindbergh Board of Education recently gathered to meet with district administrators and current board members, and learn about issues that are affecting the district at this time. The former board members began their meeting with a tour of Lindbergh’s new Dressel Elementary School. Following the tour, Superintendent Jim Simpson and administrators

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Lindbergh board seeks input on traits, skills of new leader

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Lindbergh Board of Education is seeking public input about the characteristics and skills residents would like to see in the district’s new superintendent. Applications are due Nov. 10 for the superintendent’s position, which is being vacated by Jim Simpson, who is retiring at the end of the current

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Search for new Lindbergh superintendent officially underway

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The search is officially underway for a successor to Lindbergh Schools Superintendent Jim Simpson, who is retiring at the end of the current school year. Applications are due Nov. 10 for the superintendent’s position, which will offer a salary range of $200,000 to $240,000. Board of Education members met

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