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Mayor Schneider Praises Ameren Upgrades
In City, But Can’t Support a Rate Hike Plan
Once again Ameren Missouri is requesting from the Missouri Public Service Commission a rate increase, specifically a 9.65% rate increase, which is designed to increase their revenues about $264 Million . It is estimated to cost the average residential customer about $10.00 per month or about $120.00 per year. Ameren Missouri contends this increase would help to offset higher fuel costs and upgrade their infrastructure. It is being presented as a comprehensive three-year energy efficiency plan to benefit residential and business customers.
Rotary Club Of Florissant, Sen. Gina Walsh
Seeks Appeal to State on Loss of License Office
The Rotary Club of Florissant, a not-for-profit organization that has donated more than $4 million to charities since its founding in 1960 and state senator Gina Walsh (D) are appealing the Missouri Department of Revenue’s recent decision to award the contract for the state’s license office in Florissant to ACM, LLC, a for-profit business in St. Charles County.
The Florissant City Council has approved a 2015 fiscal year budget that adds six full-time employees to the City’s Public Works Department. The addition of extra employees is necessary in order for Florissant to maintain its standards of code enforcement for residential and commercial properties, said Mayor Tom Schneider. Additional inspectors, along with technical, clerical and field support staff, have been or will be hired.
Citizens for Modern Transit (CMT) announced it has commissioned a study of potential funding strategies designed to support public transit in the St. Louis region. The organization will partner with Transportation for America to conduct the six-month study.
BJC HealthCare and Bethesda Health Group have entered a management agreement at BJC’s Village North Retirement Community in North County and Eunice Smith Home in Alton, Ill.
Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Bethesda will assume management of operations at these two facilities. Operational management includes all aspects of residential care, staffing and business functions. BJC maintains 50 ownership of the properties.
More than 250 jobs are under the Christmas tree at St. Louis Outlet Mall in Hazelwood, the family destination for shopping, dining and entertainment. As economic signals point to a stronger holiday shopping season this year, at least 40 St. Louis Outlet Mall stores are hiring more than 250 full- and part-time temporary associates for the holiday season as well as permanent, full- or part-time employees.« Previous Entries