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Sunset Hills holds special Board of Aldermen meeting tonight

The city of Sunset Hills campus.
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter December 22, 2020

The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen will meet in a special meeting tonight, Tuesday, Dec. 22, at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held via teleconferencing. The special meeting was called by Mayor Pat Fribis,...

Sunset Hills rugby site vetoed by Mayor Fribis

A rendering of the proposed layout and location of the St. Louis Bomber's rugby park.
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter December 15, 2020

The future of the St. Louis Bombers Rugby Club facility in Sunset Hills is uncertain after the mayor vetoed an ordinance last week that would have lifted the traffic study rating requirement for the Bombers...

Contentious new ethics code passes in 2020

Contentious new ethics code passes in 2020
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter December 11, 2020

One of the most contentious bills passed by the Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen this year instituted a code of ethics that applies to all elected and appointed officials, and uses the board itself as the...

Stewart is appointed to Sunset Hills board

Joe Stewart
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter December 11, 2020

Sunset Hills has a new alderman after Mayor Pat Fribis appointed Bank Star owner Joe Stewart to fill the seat vacated by Ward 1 Alderman Dee Baebler when she moved out of the city in September. Stewart...

Sunset Hills board may not require rugby traffic rating

The proposed location of the St. Louis Bomber's rugby park.
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter November 18, 2020

The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen might lift a traffic study rating required for the St. Louis Bombers Rugby Club to lease the former Sunset Hills Golf Course for a rugby facility, revisiting the project...

Developers question why aldermen don’t OK Helen’s/hotel plan

The new Comfort Suites development next to Helen Fitzgerald’s under construction, as seen July 17, 2020.
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter September 23, 2020

A Sunset Hills bill that would establish a new sales tax at Helen Fitzgerald’s and the neighboring hotel to fund parking has been postponed for months after city officials said they would drop a related...

New Sunset Hills city administrator looks forward to challenge of moving city ahead

Brittany Gillett
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter September 22, 2020

The city of Sunset Hills will have a new city administrator at the helm starting next week, after the board voted unanimously to hire Brittany Gillett as the city’s second-ever city administrator. The...

New Sunset Hills city administrator is Wentzville Alderman Brittany Gillett

The city of Sunset Hills campus: Sunset Hills Police Department
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter September 1, 2020

Sunset Hills has hired its second-ever city administrator, who is set to begin at the end of September.  Mayor Pat Fribis told The Call that she offered the position of city administrator Saturday...

Sunset Hills’ first-ever city administrator, Eric Sterman, leaves for same job in Ballwin

Former Sunset Hills City Administrator Eric Sterman, left, and City Attorney Robert E. Jones during a meeting of the Board of Aldermen in 2017.
By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor August 25, 2020

Four years after making history as the first city administrator in Sunset Hills, City Administrator Eric Sterman has been hired for the same position in Ballwin. The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen was...

Tax abatement for Helen’s and hotel is dropped; city doesn’t want to affect Lindbergh Schools

The new Comfort Suites development next to Helen Fitzgerald’s under construction, as seen July 17, 2020.
By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter August 24, 2020

Petitions for both a parking garage and tax abatement for Helen’s Fitzgerald’s and a new hotel on Lindbergh Boulevard have been scrapped after a Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen meeting Aug. 11. At...

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