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More than 800 persons attended the Scenes from Tropical Island Street Party in Old Town Florissant  on Aug. 31

More than 800 persons attended the Scenes from Tropical Island Street Party in Old Town Florissant
on Aug. 31

Photos by

Bob Lindsey

20th birthday cake for Old Town PatnersDancing at dusk at the Tropical Island Street Party

Aug. 22 Florissant City Council

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.

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Old St. Ferdinand Shrine Needs Major Renovations

St. Ferdinand Shrine in Dire Need of Repairs;

Campaign Underway

st. ferdinand shrine pge 1Old 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.

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Florissant Holds Another Successful “Food Truck Knight.”

Flor. Food truck night pg 1

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.

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Florissant CDBG Annual Action Plan

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.

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Parks and Recreation Dept. Having Server Problems

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.

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