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Contest to Urge Recycling
Residents living in the City of Hazelwood could win a prize by simply bringing their single-stream recycling bin to the curb on their designated pick-up day during the “Put Out Your Bin to Win” contest hosted by Republic Services, which is the parent company of Allied Waste Services.
Children participating in this year’s Hazelwood Summer Day Camp were pleasantly surprised on the opening day of camp when popular St. Louis Cardinals mascot Fredbird showed up for a visit. He arrived with a kickball in hand ready for some fun.
By Bob Lindsey
The Hazelwood City Council last week approved two referendums for placing two revenue generating measures before voters on the Aug, 5th ballot.
At its meeting earlier this month, the council gave a first reading to a bill that calls for a one-fourth-cent increase in the city’s sales tax, which is now 8.613 percent. It will be used for fire department operations, which currently has about a $4 million annual budget. At last week’s meeting the sales tax increase was approved as will be Proposition S on the Aug. 5 th ballot
Local residents can clean their homes of unwanted electronic items and appliances by bringing them to the City of Hazelwood’s 4th Annual Recycle Day on Saturday, June 7. The event will be held in the St. Louis Outlet Mall parking lot (near the iceZone) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This recycling event is free; there are no drop-off charges. Each of the vendor stations will be set up so motorists can pull up in front, have their recyclable items unloaded and then drive away. Those with personal documents to shred can park their cars and watch them get destroyed on-site.
The Hazelwood City Council at its meeting Wednesday night (May 21) considered two referendums for placing two revenue generating measures before voters as early as the Aug, 5th primary.
At its meeting earlier this month, the council gave a first reading to a bill that calls for a one-fourth-cent increase in the city’s sales tax, which is now 8.613 percent. It would be used for fire department operations, which currently has about a $4 million annual budget.
It’s time to splash into summer with the opening of the City of Hazelwood’s White Birch Bay Aquatic Center on Saturday, May 24. The facility will open its doors at 12 p.m. Daily admission prices remain the same as last year to make it more affordable for everyone to visit often and have fun in the sun, announced Hazelwood Parks and Recreation Superintendent Doug Littlefield.