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Free Vision Screening for Children, 6 months to 6 years
KidSight in conjunction with the Ferguson-Florissant School District’s Parents as Teachers program will offer free vision screenings on February 23, 2015, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the James J Eagan Center, #1 James J. Eagan Drive in Florissant.
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.
Bouillon Party Jan. 18 at Taille de Noyer
The Florissant Valley Historical Society will host its Annual Bouillon Party on Sunday, Jan. 18. The party will be held at Taille de Noyer (located on the McCluer High School Campus) from 2 to 4 p.m. and will include homemade bouillon, snacks, desserts and old time fiddle music by Curt and Dennis Buckhannon, longtime favorites. Tours of Taille will be available at 2:30 and 3:30.
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.
By Tom Anselm
Well, ‘twas the season to be jolly, although it took some doing this year. It was also the season to be over indulged.
I know I ate too much and, ahem, drank a bit too much. Not that I am ready for rehab, but, you know, the over-served issue came up a time or two.
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.« Previous Entries Next Entries »