Florissant Police report that a 14-year-old child’s life was saved by a Florissant Police School Resource Officer and Ferguson-Florissant School District staff after they performed CPR on a Cross Keys Middle School student on March 31. The student has been recuperating at an area hospital, and is expected to make a full recovery.
Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri is in the middle of April Showers, a community-wide personal care item drive for families in need.
Girl Scouts distributed white, recycled plastic bags door-to-door throughout the Council’s jurisdiction on April 4, 5 and 6. Residents have until April 12 to fill their bags with the listed items.
City of Florissant, O’Fallon, and St. Louis County Begin Joint Fair Housing Study; Florissant Public Meeting April 8
The City of Florissant Office of Community Development, along with the City of O’Fallon and St. Louis County, will begin a series of public meetings on April 8 as a part of the preparation of a new study. This study, “Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice,” is required by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development as a condition for the three entitlement communities to receive Community Development Block Grant funding.
In response to a recent visit by the State of Missouri’s Department of Agriculture and its Division of Animal Health, the City of Florissant revised its requirement for vaccination of dogs and cats put up for adoption by the Florissant Health Department.
By Bob Lindsey
Florissant and North County residents will go to the polls next Tuesday, April 8 to elect members to the Florissant City Council, Ferguson-Florissant and Hazelwood School Districts, plus vote on two ballot measures in the Black Jack Fire Protection District.
The Hazelwood School District board race hasn’t prompted any major controversy. Incumbents Brenda Youngblood, Ann Gibbons and Chuck Woods are on the ballot along with Donna Harrell-Saddle and Dave Pilla. Candidate biographies are below: