Wednesday, May 2, 2012
The Clayton Board of Aldermen voted to move forward with the project April 24.
A design contract has been authorized for a new corporate pavilion at Clayton's Shaw Park. The Clayton Board of Aldermen approved the formation of a contract with Clayton-based Christner at its April 24 meeting for the Enterprise Holdings Pavilion. The company previously designed The Center of Clayton. Aldermen approved a $69,000 contract with Christner, which according to a city memo will: The aldermen also authorized $6,000 to cover unexpected expenses. The city had budgeted a total of $75,000 for the design work. Enterprise Holdings and the Enterprise Holdings Foundation are paying for the permanent structure in cooperation with the Clayton Century Foundation. Construction is expected to begin in September after a four-month design …
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Development Strategies will also review the expected costs and benefits of a Hadley Township redevelopment proposal from Pace Properties.
St. Louis city-based Development Strategies will perform a cost-benefit analysis of Hadley Township developments proposed by Menards and Pace Properties. Richmond Heights City Council authorized the formation of a contract with the consultant at its April 16 meeting. According to a letter sent from Larry Marks, a principal at the company, to City Manager Amy Hamilton the analysis will: Section 99-810(5) of the Missouri Revised Statutes requires such an analysis before a city can approve a redevelopment plan. The Richmond Heights Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Commission will review the study as it discusses whether to approve the taxpayer financing packages by Menards and Pace Properties. Development Strategies planned to begin its analysis…
Thursday, April 19, 2012
City Council voted to terminate the city's contract with CBS Outdoor at a meeting Monday night.
The lone billboard that stands in Richmond Heights will be taken down later this year following a City Council vote. Outgoing District 1 Councilman Paul Lore suggested Monday that the city terminate its contract with CBS Outdoor, which manages the structure, in comments before his departure from the council. The termination will be effective July 31. The billboard "shadows The Heights (community center), shines in people's windows" he told the council. What's more, the city prohibits all other billboards. "There's just something not right about that," Lore said. "It reminds me of the discredited adage that the king is never wrong." According to the contract, the city has had the ability to place whatever it chooses on the side of the …
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Controversy erupted last year after Horrell, a physical education teacher, was dismissed as head football coach following an investigation into the violation of Missouri athletics by-laws.
*Editor's note: An earlier version of this article incorrectly identified Sam Horrell's titled at Clayton High School. He is a physical education teacher. This article has been updated to reflect the correct title. Former Clayton High School (CHS) football coach Sam Horrell will not return as a physical education* teacher this fall, the district confirmed Wednesday. On April 4, the Clayton Board of Education voted unanimously to not renew Horrell's contract, said Chris Tennill, chief communications officer for the School District of Clayton. The school does not have the enrollment to support another P.E. teacher, Tennill said. Horrell was the only non-tenured P.E. teacher* on staff at the high school. Tennill said the school has a total of…
Friday, March 23, 2012
Aldermen have approved the contract with Geissler Roofing Company for the municipal garage at 8300 Shaw Park Dr.
The winning contract for a new roof planned at Clayton's municipal garage came in more than $120,000 under budget, city documents show. But officials said last week they aren't concerned by the relatively low price. Belleville, IL-based Geissler Roofing Company will remove old roofing on the structure at 8300 Shaw Park Dr. and replace it with a single-membrane system. The city had budgeted $338,000 for the project, a memo from City Manager Craig Owens and public works director Mike Pratt states. It received five bids, including Geissler's roughly $215,000 proposal on the low end to Bi-State Roof System's roughly $299,000 on the high end. During a meeting March 13, Ward 2 Alderman Cynthia Garnholz noted the value of the winning bid as …
Thursday, February 24, 2011
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Friday, January 14, 2011
Dr. Mary Herrmann wants to be closer to family in the Chicago area, according to a district news release.
Superintendent Mary Herrmann of the School District of Clayton has asked to be released from her contract at the end of the school year, the district stated in a Jan. 14 news release. Herrmann wants to be closer to her family in the Chicago area, the release states. "After some profound personal reflection and deliberation, I have decided to return home to my family in Chicago at the end of this school year," Hermann was quoted as writing in the release. "As you know, balancing the priorities in our lives is always a struggle. For me, facing the realities of relocating and working so far away from my family has been particularly challenging. This personal decision to leave Clayton has been very difficult, as I have such high regard and …