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Florissant Passes Some Funding Bills
By Carol Arnett
The Florissant City Council had a light agenda at Monday’s meeting, with no public hearings scheduled. However, they did spend quite a bit of time in the ‘hearing from citizens’ portion of the meeting, as several residents and non-residents spoke against the city’s pit bull ban. Several people also sent letters and emails to the council requesting the repeal of the ban.
St. Ferdinand Shrine in Dire Need of Repairs;
Old St. Ferdinand Shrine, a religious and historic jewel of Old Town Florissant, is in need of some major work and a “Save the Shrine” campaign will kick off Sept. 1 to raise much-needed funds for repairs and upgrades.
FOOD TRUCK KNIGHT: Florissant co-sponsored another successful “Food Truck Knight” on Friday, Aug.19 on the Knights of Columbus lot near the Old St. Ferdinand Shrine. Several more trucks served until 8 p.m. and with live music until 9 p.m. The truck line up for the evening included : Zia’s “On The Hill”, Slice of the Hill, The Meltdown, My Big Fat GreekTruck, Destination Desserts, Angie Burger, Sarah’s Cake Stop, Completely Sauced, Cha Cha Chow, 2 Girls 4 Wheels, Steak Louie, Wayno’s International Cuisine, The Southerner -StL,Andrew’s Bayou Ribs, Kona Ice, and Smokin Monkey. Proceeds benefited local non-for-profit charities including the TEAM Food Pantry. The next “Food Truck Knight” will be Oct. 14.
Florissant to Request Release of Community
Development Block Grant Funds on Sept. 2
The City of Florissant will request the release of 2016 CDBG funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Sept. 2, following a two-week period in which the public will have the opportunity to comment on the slated use of the funds.
Parks Dept. Server Down Until Aug. 29
On Friday, Aug. 12, the Parks and Recreation Department’s network server experienced a hardware failure, which caused the Department’s reservation, registration, and membership processing system to become inoperative.« Previous Entries Next Entries »