Tuesday, May 14, 2013
See what the Crestwood and Sunset Hills boards will be discussing at their May 14 meetings.
Tuesday night the Crestwood Board of Aldermen will have their first discussion on mall redevelopment with its four newly elected members. Board members will review an agreement with PGAV Planners for planning services. The previous board appointed Centrum Partners as the site's developer last year, but declined to move forward with PGAV for planning services. If the agreement is approved, the city will be able to move forward in deciding whether to grant Centrum Partners tax assistance to fund the project. The total redevelopment cost is estimated at $121 million, with a proposed $34 million tax increment financing (TIF), a transportation development district (TDD), and community improvement district (CID) Browse Patch's coverage of the …
Monday, April 15, 2013
See how Sunset Hills and Crestwood businesses and residents are sharing their best wishes with the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing and learn how to share your own reactions with your neighbors on Patch.
Share your prayers, thoughts, concerns for those who were at the Boston Marathon today when two explosions rocked the finish line, killing two and injuring scores. Below, we've listed the reactions of area businesses and community organizations in Sunset Hills and Crestwood. We'll be adding to this list throughout the day, so stay tuned. Here's what Sunset Hills and Crestwood had to say: Crestview Senior Living: Our hearts go out to those affected by today’s tragedy at the Boston Marathon. We are keeping them and their family members in our thoughts and prayers. Pole Position Raceway - St. Louis: Our thoughts are with the City of Boston and the Boston Marathon competitors and spectators. We are truly grateful for the brave first responders…
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Bookmark this page for quick access to find out who won the city aldermen and school board races.
Crestwood and Sunset Hills voters go to the polls Tuesday to elect aldermen. One board member for the Mehlville Fire District, which covers parts of Sunset Hills, will also be elected. Voters in the Lindbergh School District will be deciding on candidates to fill two seats on the district's Board of Education. This is the place where we'll be updating vote totals as they come in on contested races after polls close at 7 p.m. Crestwood Ward 1 candidate Richard Breeding, Sunset Hills Ward 2 candidate Scott Haggerty and Sunset Hills Ward 3 candidate Jan Hoffmann are running uncontested. Need a last-minute refresher on the candidates or ballot issue? Check out our April 2 Election Guide.
Monday, April 1, 2013
The April 2 election is Tuesday. Here's what you need to know about the candidates you'll see on the ballot.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The Crestwood Board of Aldermen meets at City Hall Tuesday at 7 p.m.
The Crestwood Board of Aldermen meets at 7 p.m. on March 26. Here’s what’s on the agenda: There are also two opportunities this week to meet some of the candidates running for Board of Aldermen next month. Meet Ward II candidates Tuesday at 6 p.m. at City Hall (the hour prior to the meeting), or meet Ward I and II candidates at the Gravois Township Open Forum on Wednesday.
The April 2 election is just a week away. Are you prepared? Here's what you need to know about the candidates you'll see on the ballot.
The April 2 election is just days away. Are you ready? If not, Patch has you covered. Here is a rundown of the major races in the area. To learn more about the candidates, simply click on the links. We've included profiles for all candidates who returned their questionnaires. To view your sample ballot, visit the Secretary of State website. CRESTWOOD In Crestwood there is one seat in each of the city's four wards up for grabs. Aldermanic terms are three years. Crestwood Board of Aldermen - Ward 1 Crestwood Board of Aldermen - Ward 2 Crestwood Board of Aldermen - Ward 3 Crestwood Board of Aldermen - Ward 4 SUNSET HILLS In Sunset Hills there is one seat in each of the city's four wards open. Aldermanic terms are two years. Sunset Hills …
Monday, March 25, 2013
Authorities aren't reporting any major problems on the roadways, but urge motorists to slow down and take it easy. Plus, here is another weather-related note.
Authorities say the roads in Crestwood and Sunset Hills are OK, but they are urging motorists to take their time. Deputy Chief Frank Arnoldy, of the Crestwood Police Department, said the roads in the city are in pretty good shape. He said there have been no major accidents this morning. David Knight, department manager for the Sunset Hills Police Department, said the roads in the area are wet and passable. He, said, "Motorists just need to slow down and take their time." In other weather-related news today, Wired Coffee is closed for the day due to inclement conditions.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Winter weather advisories have been issued for the St. Louis region Thursday.
A blast of winter weather, including snow and ice, is predicted to head St. Louis' way today. Here are a few need to know numbers to keep handy. More information you can use:
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Jerome Friedeck submitted the following letter to the Board of Aldermen outlining what could be done with funds if the city asks for and receives a tax increase.
Crestwood resident Jerome Friedeck provided Mayor Jeff Schlink and the Board of Aldermen a list at Tuesday's meeting, which he said could be used as an answer to what the city could do if they enacted a tax increase--or at least, what to say if residents ask why the city would need one. Here's what Friedeck provided: NEEDS FOR A TAX INCREASE 1. Raise in salaries for all Crestwood employees. 2. Make it easier to balance the budget. 3. Develop quarry site in Whitecliff Park for fishing and picknicking. 4. Replace trees which were removed by City along streets and right-of-ways. 5. Replace broken and deteriorated curbs along streets. These curbs were never repaired when streets were overlaid with blacktop. 6. Manholes on storm sewers should…
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Petree Powell, also known as Petree Eastman, was Crestwood's City Administrator until last year.
Petree Powell assumed the duties of Wentzville’s top financial position as Interim Director of Finance on Thursday, Jan. 10. Powell, who also is known as Petree Eastman, served as Crestwood's city administrator for a few months from 2011-2012. She left the position in March 2012. (The Crestwood Board of Aldermen recently chose Powell's full-time successor to the city administrator position, Mark Sime. Read more about Sime.) The Wentzville position became vacant at the end of 2012 when that city's Director of Finance Dennis Walsh officially retired. Walsh had worked for the city since June of 1988. Wentzville brought Powell on board as Interim Director of Finance through a contract with Interim Public Management, LLC (IPM). Powell’s …