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Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Friday, July 20, 2012
Cannon Design will provide the architectural component of the community center's feasibility study for around $46,500.
The Maryland Heights City Council took another step closer to a new community center at its Thursday night meeting. Council members unanimously approved Mayor Mike Moeller to enter into a professional services agreement with Cannon Design, which would provide the architectural component of the new community center’s feasibility study. Get Maryland Heights news in your mail box everyday! Sign up for the Maryland Heights Patch newsletter! Moeller can enter into a contract that would not exceed $46,500, according to the ordinance. The city administrator and director of public works can also execute task orders not to exceed $4,500. Earlier this week Cannon and Ballard King recieved input from residents on what a new community center should …
Thursday, July 5, 2012
The Maryland Heights City Council will allow the purchasing agent to ask for individual price quotes.
The Maryland Heights City Council approved legislation Thursday that will let the city repair 80 vehicles in a practical way. The council waived purchasing code requirements to allow the city to solicit individual price quotes to repair hail damaged vehicles from the April 28 storm. City Administrator Mark Levin told the council that any purchase more than $16,000 required sealed bids. A memorandum from Director of Public Works Bryan Pearl indicates none of the vehicle damage go over that amount, but combined they would. The council approved the motion unanimously.
The Maryland Heights City Council will vote on legislation concerning hail damage and pet grooming at its July 5 meeting.
Saturday, June 23, 2012
The city will spend $88k for Ameren Missouri to install new street lights.
The Maryland Heights City Council voted unanimously to approve the cost of 79 street light replacements in six subdivisions. A memorandum from City Administrator Mark Levin indicates Ameren Missouri estimated the total cost to replace the lights as $87,347. The Council approved an $88,000 expense. The six subdivisions that will receive new lights are Grandview Hills, Pearl City, Pinehurst—North, Pinehurst—South, Smiley Place, and West haven. Levin’s memorandum indicates city staff has also asked Ameren Missouri to repaint many of the existing fiberglass poles; the company would do this at no additional charge. Here's a break-down of how many of the 79 street lights Ameren Missouri will install in each subdivision. The next Maryland Heights…
Thursday, June 21, 2012
The Maryland Heights City Council will vote on several items at its June 21 meeting.
The Maryland Heights City Council is scheduled to meet tonight at 7 p.m. Eleven items are on the June 21 agenda, including proposed fire hydrants and resolutions that would let the mayor apply for grants to help fund underage drinking law enforcement. Visit the city's website to check out the complete agenda. The City Council will meet in the Maryland Heights Government Center.
Saturday, May 5, 2012
Council members approved an increase in the city's budget to buy a new bus.
The Maryland Heights City Council approved an increase in the city’s general fund on Thursday. Council members voted to boost the fund by $9,500 so the Human Services program could buy a new bus through a grant from the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission. More from Maryland Heights Patch: The Wheels on the Bus Go to Maryland Heights Pattonville Board Approves K-8 Summer Staff
Friday, May 4, 2012
The Maryland Heights City Council approved health, dental, vision and life insurance plans for city employees.
City employees can get sick without worry. The Maryland Heights City Council renewed the city’s employee health insurance coverage with the St. Louis Area Insurance Trust (SLAIT) at its May 3 meeting. SLAIT expects a four percent rate increase for the next year. The City Council also accepted a proposal from Aetna Life Insurance Company to provide employee dental insurance beginning July 1. Previously city employees received dental benefits via Essex Dental—which, according to a memorandum from Director of Finance David Watson and Human Resource Manager Deborah Hamilton, does not write dental policies in Missouri any longer. Twelve companies, including Met Life, Ameritas and Delta Dental, submitted coverage proposals to the city. The …
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Council members are set to vote on the measure at their March 1 meeting.
Update, 8:54 a.m.: Maryland Heights City Councilman Chuck Caverly confirmed World Wide Technologies and the Trades office/warehouse building were removed from the section of the city which could be designated as "blighted." Original Story: The Maryland Heights City Council could vote to designate part of the city as "blighted" at its March 1 meeting. The vote is the single item on the meeting's agenda. The bill would also "authorize city officials to prepare and distribute a request for redevelopment a request for redevelopment proposals for such areas." The proposed bill indicates a blight study, conducted in October, looked at 70.9 acres along Fee Fee Road, Schuetz Road and Dorsett Road. Not all property managers in the area are on board…
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
The board voted on the 2012-13 student and staff projections Tuesday night.
The Pattonville School District approved the 2012-2013 Student and Staffing Projections on Jan. 24. Information provided by the school district indicates it will reduce positions through attrition. Pattonville plans to hire three elementary classroom teachers, but reduce middle school and high school teaching staffs. The district expects to reduce staff at Pattonville Heights by 2.5 and staff at Holman by 1.5. Pattonville High School will have the largest reduction in staff. The district expects to reduce high school staff by 8.67 staff members. Pattonville has 25 teachers who will retire at the end of the 2011-12 school year, the district’s projections indicate. Twenty-eight teachers were hired on one-year contracts. Typically between 10 …