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Crestwood appeals Affton case, lawyers up

St. Louis County police and first responders gather outside an apartment complex off Kidder Road in Affton on Tuesday. A woman was found shot after an apartment at the complex was set ablaze. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

January 22, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Crestwood is appealing its lawsuit against the Affton Fire Protection District to the Missouri Supreme Court, and adding a high-powered legal team to match the fire district’s. A Clay County judge ruled in December against Crestwood on all...

Judge rules for Affton in Crestwood’s fire lawsuit

Judge rules for Affton in Crestwood's fire lawsuit

December 20, 2018

A judge ruled against Crestwood in its lawsuit against the Affton Fire Protection District last week, rejecting every argument that the city raised in its battle to stop paying the fire district for fire service for annexed residents. Cole County Circuit Court Judge Jon Beetem ruled Dec. 12 that two state laws ...

Affton man files suit against Affton fire district, seeks to not pay taxes

Affton man files suit against Affton fire district, seeks to not pay taxes

March 27, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor news3@callnewspapers.com An Affton resident is suing the Affton Fire Protection District, alleging that it is unconstitutional that he has to pay taxes to the fire district while residents of the area annexed into Crestwood do not. Heege Road resident David Schmoll is also a ...

Affton fire board approves tax-rate rollback

Affton fire board approves tax-rate rollback

September 29, 2017

The Affton Fire Protection District Board of Directors voted to roll back the district’s general-fund tax rate by 5 cents for residential and commercial property owners. This savings to the property owners will be $257,430 this year, including $18,616 in savings to the residents that the district...

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