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Aldermen get first look at new city zoning code

Aldermen get first look at new city zoning code

November 7, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen will get its first look at the city’s new zoning code and zoning map overhaul next week, after the Planning and Zoning Commission voted to consolidate the city’s current zoning code and bring into com...

Peace Haven senior facility hoping for expansion

Peace Haven senior facility hoping for expansion

May 10, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Peace Haven, the Christian Science senior-care facility that has been in Sunset Hills since before the city was incorporated, is planning an $18 million renovation and redevelopment of its 42-bed nursing complex at 12630 Rott Road. T...

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 ...

Schools rule Call’s list of top 10 stories of the year

Schools rule Call’s list of top 10 stories of the year

January 10, 2019

News Analysis  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com You know it was a huge year for news when Lindbergh got tuition-free full-day kindergarten, St. Anthony’s Medical Center changed its name, Affton got a new precinct while Tower Tee closed and Fitz’s and The Shack announ...

McMunn, Stewart trying to replace Gau in Sunset Hills Ward 1: Updated

McMunn, Stewart trying to replace Gau in Sunset Hills Ward 1: Updated

March 27, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Editor news3@callnewspapers.com With Sunset Hills Ward 1 Alderman Richard Gau departing the Board of Aldermen after six years, two candidates are vying to replace him on the board. Ann McMunn and Joseph “Joe” Stewart III are running in the April 3 election to succeed Gau. C...

Commission votes against accepting Tapawingo subdivisions’ streets for maintenance

Sunset Hills Police Department

By Mike Anthony, Executive Editor

March 13, 2018

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Sunset Hills Planning and Zoning Commission voted last week against accepting streets in the city’s Tapawingo subdivisions for city maintenance. The panel voted 7-0 March 7 to recommend the Board of Aldermen deny a request that the streets...

No opposition a sign citizens pleased with city, Fribis says

Sunset Hills Police Department

February 9, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com No one filed to run against first-term Sunset Hills Mayor Pat Fribis in the April 3 election, which she takes as a sign that residents are happy with how smoothly the city is running. Running unopposed for mayor is a “very interesting...

Sunset Hills officials outline concerns on hotel proposed for Days Inn site

January 2, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Sunset Hills elected officials have been more outspoken lately about why they might reject a new hotel at the site of the current Days Inn, noting that whatever is built there will last for decades and they want to get it right. At the request...

Energy efficiency endorsed by Sunset Hills aldermen

Energy efficiency endorsed by Sunset Hills aldermen

October 19, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com With another measure passed last week, Sunset Hills officials hope to make city buildings more energy-efficient through a 20-year performance contract that would fund upgrades with money guaranteed to be saved through energy efficiency. The...

Sunset Hills aldermen hear final plea for approval of Court Drive proposal

Sunset Hills aldermen hear final plea for approval of Court Drive proposal

September 21, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com A representative of a developer hoping to commercialize Court Drive in Sunset Hills made a final plea to the Board of Aldermen last week to approve the zoning at the site that will bring the highest return to property owners. Des Peres physician...

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