Mayor Adam Paul says the budget cut is a ploy by city staff to make it seem like a long-disputed Walmart development is necessary or services will disappear.
Representatives for developer Sansone Group didn’t show up and Walmart’s corporate office said the company wanted to bring in their own attorneys anyway.
“Walmart remains interested in being a part of the Ellisville community and better serving our customers,” says Erica Jones, Senior Manager of Communications for the retail giant.
“We have decided not to proceed with our involvement in the Ellisville development,” Erica Jones, Walmart Senior Manager of Communications, told KMOX
The only visible sign of action at the site, planned for the corner of Manchester and Keifer Creek roads, was tree-trimming at a car dealership.
Sansone Group has until 12:01 a.m. Friday to break ground on a Walmart in Ellisville, or its permit for the project expires.
Ellisville Mayor Adam Paul insisted to that last night’s firing was not his revenge.
ELLISVILLE, Mo. (KMOX) – Walmart is moving forward with plans for a controversial store in Ellisville, now that the Missouri Court of Appeals has upheld their conditional use permit for the project. Residents sued to […]
Ellisville business owners brought the pressure, but Ellisville council members still shutdown Walmart’s request for an extension.
“Obviously, we saturated the area with patrol and it’s unfortunate but a lot of folks are getting stopped, you know, just to see if we have a description matching.”