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Sunset Hills city budget challenged as sales go online

Sunset Hills city budget challenged as sales go online

December 5, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Sunset Hills saw a $4.5 million increase in taxable sales from 2017 to 2018, but the city is still facing challenges from a loss of brick-and-mortar stores and an increase in internet sales. City Administrator Eric Sterman said in his budget pr...

Sunset Hills approves rugby field over objections of neighbors

Professional rugby players striving to get the ball during the game. Rugby player with ball is blocked by the opposite team player at ground.

September 11, 2019

Thank you for reading this breaking news. Look for full coverage of Tuesday's four-hour meeting in the Sept. 19 issue of The Call.  By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen approved an amended development plan Tuesday for the St. Louis B...

Rugby plan in Sunset Hills draws comments for, against

Rugby plan in Sunset Hills draws comments for, against

August 22, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Comments for and against the St. Louis Bombers Rugby Club’s proposal for fields in Sunset Hills dominated the majority of the Board of Aldermen meeting last week, despite the vote on the proposal being postponed until next month. Publ...

Impact of rugby fields up for debate on golf course site

Pictured above: The proposed location of the St. Louis Bomber's rugby park. Rendering courtesy of the St. Louis Bombers.

July 16, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  It seemed like a done deal for the St. Louis Bombers Rugby Club to lease part of the former Sunset Hills Golf Course from Sunset Hills, but the athletic fields are now facing 11th-hour opposition from residents who live near the pro...

Sunset Hills rejects expedited readings for legislation

Sunset Hills Police Department

May 16, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen rejected a proposal for the second time April 23 that would have made it easier to expedite passage of bills. The defeated Bill No. 51 would have amended the city’s ordinance governing whether bills ca...

Tattoo parlors allowed in Sunset Hills after a tie-breaker

Sunset Hills Mayor Pat Fribis. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

May 1, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Tattoo parlors could soon set up shop in Sunset Hills after the Board of Aldermen voted April 23 to approve an ordinance that would add tattoo establishments as a use in the PD-LI Zoning District, with Mayor Pat Fribis casting the tiebrea...

Colombo is board president over Baebler; she hoped to be city’s first female aldermanic president

Sunset Hills Police Department

April 30, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Ward 4 Alderman Mark Colombo was named the president of the Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen April 23, after a 5-3 vote over Ward 1 Alderman Dee Baebler. Colombo defeated Baebler and Ward 4 Alderman Thompson Price for the position. Col...

No marijuana sold in Sunset Hills, at least yet

Sunset Hills Police Department

March 14, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen took a number of actions on different bills and resolutions at their Feb. 12 meeting. The board also discussed various city matters. Cluster Home Vote Delay - Again The board was slated to hold a sec...

Sunset Hills overhauls Planning Commission

Sunset Hills Police Department

February 13, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen overhauled the Planning and Zoning Commission last month in an unusual competitive vote for a city committee. Current Planning and Zoning member Steve Young and former longtime Police Advisory Board ...

Jubilee Church to expand to second story

February 7, 2019

Representatives from Jubilee Church once again appeared before the Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen last month, this time to request a second-story expansion to the church they are building in an office park. At the Jan. 8 meeting, Mike Vorwerk with Civil Engineering Design Consultants presented a plan to...

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