Mayor Outlines Efforts to Save
License Office For the Rotary Club
By Jeremey Thomas
The Florissant city council discussed and passed several bills up for approval Monday Jan. 12 and passed a resolution detailing a request to the state to reconsider the state license office for the Florissant Rotary Club.
The Dining Divas
By Lisa Kampeter
2015 already was brighter with Divas Brunch
2014 was not a fun year for me. The Big C was a big pain for the majority of the year. As I focused on one day at a time during my fight, I was always glad to have something nice to look forward to each month. Something to take my mind off my struggle. Something that I knew would make me happy. And those “somethings” are the Dining Divas.
In October of 2014 at the 121st Annual International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) conference in Orlando, Florissant Chief of Police, Colonel Timothy J. Lowery was elected as Vice Chairman with the State Associations of Chiefs of Police (SACOP). After he serves two years as Vice Chairman Lowery will ascend into the position of Chairman for following two years. During these two years he will also serve on the Board of Officers for the entire International Association of Chiefs of Police.
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.