Monday night the city Council voted five to 4 to continue to provide backyard trash pickup for free.
The council passed an amendment stating anyone could apply for a waiver from the rear-yard fee, which is $15 a month, but tabled the amended measure.
A Missouri appeals court restricted the use of red light cameras in Ellisville, Missouri, contradicting a ruling handed down in a Creve Coeur case two years ago.
At a public meeting in Creve Coeur Monday night, Laclede spokesman Rick Zucker told the few people who showed up that their bill wouldn’t be any higher next month than it is right now.
“People need to think about what they’re doing with our history, our culture. Looking back, things need to be preserved, not just tossed out,” Robin Tidwell said.
Lieutenant John Romas told KMOX his office is currently investigating five incidents, all within the same area on Olive and New Ballas.
The bill entitled “Nathan’s law,” was named after three-month old Nathan Blecha. Nathan died in 2007 from lack of oxygen at a daycare.
Federal prosecutors say an investigation began after Patrina Taylor tried to cash a tax refund check for a return filed in the name of a dead person.
Firefighters said all three floors of the apartment building located off Lindbergh Blvd. near Page Ave. were engulfed when they arrived.
One resident told the council that while he likes zip lines, he thinks the park is too crowded as it is.