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Hazelwood City Council Cancels Fourth of July Fireworks Due to Budget Cuts

There will be no Fourth of July fireworks display in the City of Hazelwood due to budget cuts. Hazelwood City Council members made the decision to cancel this year’s event after the City’s projection of a $1.45 million dollar budget deficit.

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‘Put Out Your Bin to Win’ For Hazelwood Residents

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.

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Fredbird Visits Hazelwood Summer Day Camp

Fredbird-SummerDayCampChildren 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.

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Hazelwood Puts 1/4¢ Sales Tax Hike, 7% Utility Tax Proposals on Aug. 5th Ballot

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

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Help Eliminate Clutter: Hazelwood’s Holds 4th Annual Recycle Day June 7

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.

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Hazelwood Council: Considers 1/4¢ Sales Tax Hike, 6% Utility Tax Referendums

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.

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