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Governments meet via video as virus spreads

Governments meet via video as virus spreads

Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2020

As governmental bodies across the country grapple with how to conduct public meetings in the age of “social distancing” due to the COVID-19 pandemic, three local governments met virtually last week — the St. Louis County Council, the Mehlville Board of Education and the Crestwood Board of Alde...

Crestwood will get a new website and host with same company as Sunset Hills

Crestwood will get a new website and host with same company as Sunset Hills

January 23, 2020

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The city of Crestwood will be getting another new website upgrade after city staff decided to pursue a contract with CivicPlus for website redesign and hosting purposes this month. A request for proposals, or RFP, was issued in October for...

Crestwood budget has City Hall upgrades

Crestwood budget has City Hall upgrades

November 21, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Ways and Means Committee recommended the city’s proposed 2020 budget after a nearly three-hour meeting in October, with aldermen making no changes or amendments to the budget as it was presented. As currently proposed, the b...

Dispute over liability could threaten Crestwood-Central County contract

Dispute over liability could threaten Crestwood-Central County contract

September 26, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Crestwood and Central County 911 Emergency Dispatch may not renew their contract after all, after amendments to the contract requested by Crestwood were rejected by Central County’s Board of Directors. After initially voting ...

Crestwood prepares for medical marijuana businesses

Crestwood prepares for medical marijuana businesses

July 2, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The state began accepting applications for medical marijuana businesses this year after voters approved legalizing it last year, and Crestwood is ready in case one wants to come to town. The Crestwood Board of Aldermen voted in March...

Crestwood kicks off moratorium for electronic signs

Crestwood kicks off moratorium for electronic signs

May 15, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen imposed a four-month moratorium on electronic signs following a public hearing at its April 23 meeting, after initially rejecting a six-month moratorium in January. The moratorium passed 6-2, with Ward ...

Crestwood uses Community Development Block Grant for city needs

Crestwood uses Community Development Block Grant for city needs

April 17, 2019

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen unanimously voted last week to use the city’s 2020 Community Block Grant funds to defray the cost of constructing handicapped-accessible access to the front of City Hall. Cities and St. Louis County receive federal funding through the U.S. Department of Housing and ...

Crestwood decides against electronic sign moratorium

Crestwood decides against electronic sign moratorium

March 1, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com A six-month moratorium on electronic messaging signs was rejected by the Crestwood Board of Aldermen at the Jan. 22 meeting, after City Planner Adam Jones presented a study on nearby cities and their electronic messaging sign ordinanc...

Five seats are up for election in Crestwood

Five seats are up for election in Crestwood

December 19, 2018

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen will have five of its eight seats up for election in April, a first in the history of the city. Four current aldermanic seats were previously slated to be up for election in April 2019: Richard Breeding from Ward 1, Mary Stadter from Ward 2, Jerry Miguel from Ward 3 and...

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