Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Al Moore and associates have once again deferred a presentation on a proposed community library until February.
The agenda for Tuesday's Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen meeting won't include a previously scheduled public hearing. Resident Al Moore has again postponed his presentation for a community library, this time until Feb. 12 (according to the city's public hearing notices). Moore first introduced his plan last fall as a cultural center, but was met with some pushback from residents living near the Tapawingo National Golf Course. View Tuesday's meeting agenda on the Sunset Hills city website. Previous coverage on Moore's proposal:
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Taxes generated by the new property tax will fund several upgrades, including new buildings and other renovations for some South County library branches.
Last month a majority of St. Louis County voters said yes to Prop L, but it will be a while before they see upgrades to library infrastructure, Suburban Journals reports. The library board will spend the majority of 2013 planning for renovations outlined in their master plan, but the library won't see money generated by the new tax until 2014, according to the report. Read more on Suburban Journals. The master plan proposes $76.9 million in construction of new libraries, $12.7 million in existing building renovations, and another $9 million in upgrades. In the South County area, new library buildings are recommended to replace the existing the Tesson Ferry Branch library, 9920 Lin Ferry Drive., and the Meramec Valley Branch, 625 New Smizer…
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Sunset Hills aldermen will not discuss the topics until at least November.
The agenda for Tuesday's Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen meeting agenda is a little lighter than expected. Resident Al Moore has postponed his presentation for a community library until November. All requests by Land West #7 to construct a Petro Mart and make road revisions in front of the former Bob Evans lot on Lindbergh Boulevard have also been postponed. View Tuesday's meeting agenda on the Sunset Hills city website. Related articles:
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Staff members are partnering with The African Library Project to collect 2,000 books for a new library in Swaziland. You can help by dropping off new or used books to Lindbergh schools libraries.
Lindbergh schools librarians are going global in their efforts to increase literacy among school-age children, committing to build a library in Swaziland, Africa, as part of a partnership with nonprofit organization The African Library Project. The African Library Project establishes primary libraries in Africa to increase literacy on a continent that has the highest rate of illiteracy in the world. “When you see such a need, it is an easy decision to get involved,” said Amy Sears, librarian at Sperreng Middle School and book drive organizer. “It is evident what a huge impact donating books could have on the lives of these people. Literacy means more than just a better life; it can mean the difference between life and death.” Between now …