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Friends and Family of Law Enforcement Trivia Night was a Huge Success

The Florissant Police Explorer Post currently has nine members. The Explorers (a division of the Boy Scouts of America), expose young men and women to the career of Law Enforcement.

The program allows these potential Law Enforcement recruits the opportunity to observe law enforcement professionals while they perform their daily duties. In addition, the Florissant Police Department Explorers contribute numerous hours of volunteer service to their community.

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Scenes from the Business Showcase and Taste of North County

Visitors tried to spin the wheel for prizes at the Commerce Bank booth.

Visitors tried to spin the wheel for prizes at the Commerce Bank booth.

Photos by Bob Lindsey

The Greater North County Chamber of Commerce and the City of Florissant co-sponsored the 26th Anniversary of the Chamber’s Business Showcase, featuring a “Taste of North County.”  The poular event was held Saturday March 22 at the James J. Eagan Community Center in Florissant. More than one thousand people attended the event where they had an opportunity to  learn more about the products and services that the 62 vendors offer to the community.  Special features  included a Kids Korner with activities for children, including a visit from Ronald McDonald,  face painting and Mike’s Balloon Creations.

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Remarks from Mayor Schneider issued on Friday on 2 bills

Florissant Mayor Tom Schneider Responds to Councilman Lee’s Remarks of March 19.

The following are remarks from the mayor issued on Friday

It shall be noted that Mr. Lee was the primary author and promoter of Bill 8981 therefore the umbrage expressed in his remarks is not surprising.

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The March 19 Bank Robbery Suspect Dies

FLORISSANT, MO-At 8:34am this morning, the individual who was involved in the bank robbery and suicide in Florissant on March 19,  was declared dead by doctors.

The deceased is identified as Tye Kaufma, a White Male born Feb. 14, 1989 and residing in the 1800 blk Nottinghill Row Drive, Florissant, MO 63033. Kaufman had no prior criminal history, and he acted alone in the robbery.

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City Council Responds to Mayor unsigned appropriations bill

Florissant Councilman Tim Lee has sent out the city’s Council’s response to Mayor Tom Schneider’s return of $1  million in appropriations that were approved by the city council last week. The mayor, by not signing the bill, still allows it to go into effect as it was not vetoed

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Florissant Council Adds $1 Million For Parks, Golf Course, Tennis Courts

By Carol Arnett

The Florissant City Council last week passed a bill that authorizes appropriations of over $1 million. Mayor Tom Schneider said this week that he would not sign the bill. However, he will not veto either. By not signing, he allows the bill to go into effect.

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