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North County Inc. Aids Healing Process In Ferguson Area

Business Fund set up

By Pat Lindsey

For the past 37 years, North County, Inc. has represented the 375,000 residents of North County in economic development. As president and CEO of that organization, Rebecca Zoll takes the duties outlined in her job description very seriously. And with the recent upheaval in Ferguson, Zoll and NCI are now taking on new responsibilities, including fundraising to help Ferguson area businesses hurt by the vandalism and closings.

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Ferguson Florissant School District Ready for Students on Monday

Ready to Embrace the New School Year

The Staff and Administration at the Ferguson-Florissant School District have been busy addressing the unforeseen and tragic issues facing our community as we prepare for the new school year.  Our Board of Education made an important and supportive decision to delay the school start until Monday, Aug. 25.  “Our staff has taken advantage of this extra week to make scheduling adjustments, ensure the safety of our campuses and prepare our staff to welcome our students and celebrate a new school year,” said acting superintendent Lawrence Larrew.

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Ferguson-Florissant Cancels School All Week

   Jennings School also Closed on Tuesday

All schools in the Ferguson-Florissant School District were closed Tuesday, August 19 and will remain closed through Friday, August 22 due to continued unrest in and around Ferguson. This decision was made after much careful deliberation and consideration of input received from local law enforcement officials and district security staff.

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North County Incorporated along with the St. Louis Regional Business Council Announces Reinvest North County Fund

 

Immediate Investment for North County Business and Community Relief

 

 

 

   The North County Inc., regional development association along withthe St. Louis Regional Business Council (RBC) has organized an immediate business response to support small business owners and school children who were impacted by the tragic and continuing events in Ferguson and surrounding communities. Leadership with the RBC and NCI said in a statement that they are deeply concerned and stand with the people who live, work and go to school in these communities. The Greater North County Chamber has joined in supporting these efforts.

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Jennings, Ferguson-Florissant Schools closed

Due to continuing unrest in some areas of Ferguson, and in the interest of the safety of students and families, all schools in the Ferguson-Florissant School District will be closed Monday, Aug. 18.  Jennings School District also announced that schools will be closed on Monday, Aug. 18.

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Tues. Propositions, Tax Hikes Winner and Losers

50-Cent Levy Approved in FF School District;

One Hazelwood Proposition Wins, 1 Loses

 

North County voters approved tax hikes for schools in Ferguson-Florissant, for emergency services in Hazelwood and a bond issue in the Florissant Valley Fire Protection District for fire fighting equipment and apparatus. However, tax hikes of 40-cents per $100 assessed valuation for the FVFPD was defeated as was a 7 percent tax on utility use in the City of Hazelwood.

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