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Trakas zoning bill approved in one week rather than three weeks

Trakas zoning bill approved in one week rather than three weeks

December 30, 2017

In an effort to get a new business up and running by Christmas, 6th District County Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, took the rare step of moving a zoning bill from introduction to final passage in one week rather than three. At Trakas’ request, the County Council unanimously approved legislati...

Planning panel to consider south county projects

Planning panel to consider south county projects

December 8, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The county Planning Commission could decide next week whether to recommend approval of a trio of high-profile zoning decisions in south county. The planning panel could decide as early as its executive session set for Monday, Dec. 11, whether...

Panel eyes Freddy’s Frozen Custard rezoning request

Panel eyes Freddy’s Frozen Custard rezoning request

November 9, 2017

The county Planning Commission will consider a rezoning request next week for the site of the current location of Outback Steakhouse on South Lindbergh Boulevard. A public hearing is scheduled at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, in the County Council Chambers at the Administration Building, 41 S. Central Ave.,...

MFPD officials seek zoning change to build multipurpose training center

MFPD officials seek zoning change to build multipurpose training center

November 9, 2017

By Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The county Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing next week on a rezoning request by the Mehlville Fire Protection District to construct a multipurpose training center at 4471 Baumgartner Road. The hearing will take place at 7...

BREAKING: Tower Tee subdivision proposal postponed

Aerial of Tower Tee

November 7, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The housing developer seeking to redevelop the Tower Tee golf course and driving range in Affton has asked to postpone its request, and a public hearing will not be held on the development next week as previously announced. The county Planning...

Planning panel to conduct hearing on development at Tower Tee site

Aerial of Tower Tee

October 31, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Developers are looking to build a subdivision of nearly 160 houses on 27.8 acres currently occupied by the Tower Tee golf course and driving range in Affton, which could spell the end of a beloved institution in south county. The county Planning...

Oakville residents opposing proposed storage facility; public hearing slated Monday

The proposed site of the new storage facility on Lemay Ferry Road, Moore's Used Autos, is pictured above. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

October 13, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Some Oakville residents are fighting back against a self-storage facility proposed for a used-car lot at the corner of Lemay Ferry Road and Old Lemay Ferry Road. Lemay Storage LLC is seeking to build a self-storage facility with multiple b...

UPDATED: Aldi drops plans to build store next to Oakville Middle, Wohlwend Elementary, officials say

The Aldi would be built to the right of the driveway in this photo, facing Telegraph Road. Wohlwend Elementary is immediately to the left from this photo angle. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

September 25, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewpapers.com Gaines doesn’t think district will try to sell property again Updated Sept. 29 with statement from Aldi. Aldi has dropped plans to build a store next to two schools on Telegraph Road in Oakville due to the potential “costs and rest...

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