Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Tom O'Brien welcomed to the Board of Aldermen.
Tuesday night was one of pomp and ceremony in Frontenac. With the April 2 election certified, Mayor Keith Krieg took the oath once more as mayor of the city. At the same time, John O'Connell and Bud Guest were sworn in again, and Tom O'Brien became a new member, representing Ward III. O'Brien defeated 8-year-veteran John Levis who was not in attendance at the meeting. Members praised their departing fellow member. "John (Levis) was a vocal and active member and contributed a great deal over eight years," said Mayor Krieg. Krieg mentioned that Levis' famous quote "Using an elephant gun to kill a flea" will however likely be retired. Council member Tom Hizar too thanked Levis for his dedicated service to the city. Thursday, Patch will …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Results from ward races, school board races in Ladue, Frontenac, and Huntleigh
These are the results from the races for the election of April 2, 2013. Frontenac Mayor Keith Krieg, 576 votes, 98.13 percent write in 11, 1.87 percent Ward I John O'Connell, 167 votes, 59.01 percent Kate Hadfield, 107 votes, 37.81 percent Michael Morris, 9 votes, 3.18 percent Ward 2 Bud Guest, 128 votes, 98.4 percent write in, 2 votes, 2.54 percent Ward 3 Tom O'Brien, 158 votes, 59.85 percent John Levis, 106 votes, 40.15 percent write in, 0 Huntleigh Ward I Ward II Jagdish Hinduja, 24 votes, 96.00 percent write in, 1, 4 percent City of Ladue Mayor Nancy Spewak, 236 votes, 98.79 percent write in, 4 votes, 1.21 percent Ward I Ward 2 Ward 3 Bill Brennan, 276 votes, 98.72 percent write in, 3 votes, 1.08 percent
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Rob Judd and Dale Hart promoted to Lieutenant and Captain respectively.
Tuesday, March 12
This information is found on the City of Frontenac Website. The City of Frontenac Fire Department is pleased to announce two recent promotions within the department. Rob Judd was promoted to Lieutenant, and Dale Hart was promoted to Captain. Lt. Rob Judd has been with the City of Frontenac for three years. Prior to coming to work for the City he was paramedic/firefighter at the Rock Hill Fire Department. Professional Recognition Capt. Dale Hart has been with the City of Frontenac for 24 years. Prior to coming to Frontenac he worked for the Pattonville Fire Department. Hart is a member of the Missouri Funeral Assistance Team, and assists fallen firefighters and their families and departments in their time of need. Hart is a proud …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Captain Dean Everett retires after 21 years in the department.
Information was provided by the City of Frontenac. Recently Captain Dean Everett was presented a retirement plaque from Mayor Keith Krieg thanking Everett for his 21 years of service to the City of Frontenac. Although Everett is retiring from the City of Frontenac, he has chosen to accept a job as Chief Training Officer with the Cottleville Fire Protection District in St. Charles County. He was joined by his fellow fire personnel to receive he plaque.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Ladue to get a new mayor. Frontenac returns veteran Keith Krieg unopposed.
Correction: 3:00 p.m. Some information about Ladue mayoral candidate Nancy Spewak was incorrect. She has a home staging business and residential design. She did not serve previously on the Ladue School Board. Patch regrets those errors. Update: 9:43 am. Frontenac had a last day filing. Add to the list Kate Hatfield, Ward 1. Yesterday, at 5 o’clock, all filing ended for local council and mayoral races in Ladue and Frontenac. These are the candidates for the Ladue City Council. No candidate has an opponent in the April 2 election. Council Member Ward 1 – Art Bond, incumbent Council Member Ward 2 – John Fox, incumbent Council Member Ward 3 – Bill Brennan Mayor Anthony “Tony” Bommarito elected to step down after one term and after serving 10 …
Friday, January 11, 2013
Fire department will install these secure key locking devices free of charge.
The Frontenac Fire Department offers the services to install a Knox Box, which is a secure box that will contain a key to your home. The box will be installed by the Frontenac Fire Department and the key can be retrieved from the box in case of a fire or medical emergency at your home. The keys to the Knox Box are secured and held only by fire department personnel. Approximately 60 residents have had these installed. The cost of the Knox Boxes are less than $200 and are installed by the fire department at no charge. There are two links to the Knox Box website below. http://www.knoxbox.com/store/Knox-Box-1650-Residential-Series.cfm http://www.knoxbox.com/store/files/MKT-KBSPEC-0017-D.pdf
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Signage will mark the end of the construction project shortly.
The Geyer Road bridge project in Frontenac, which launched August 20 between Huntleigh Manor and High Meadow Road will re-open soon. Construction workers have been pouring cross walks and doing other aspects of the project. Look for signage along Clayton Road and Manchester Road marking the end of the construction phase. Weather has cooperated and the road will re-open to local traffic shortly.
Sunday, August 26, 2012
City obtained a federal grant to pay for a portion of the project.
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Information was provided by Bob Shelton, city administrator for the City of Frontenac. The Geyer Road bridge in Frontenac closed Monday August 20, eliminating all through vehicular, pedestrian and bicycle traffic. The City of Frontenac contracted with Kozeny Wagner who has sixty days to reopen the bridge. Frontenac Public Works Director Jeff Wappelhorst stated “the bridge was in need of replacement and the only way to accomplish the work was complete removal which required road closure.” Police Chief Tom Becker cautions bicyclists and pedestrians that the entire area surrounding the bridge is a No Trespassing Zone. The construction area has been posted and is dangerous for pedestrians and bicyclists. Neighboring residents have also …
Thursday, August 23, 2012
City planners will update the long-range plans before proceeding.
Frontenac has nine very enticing acres of land just west of Lindbergh on Clayton Road at 10601 Clayton Rd. and 10605 Clayton Rd. Developers have come to the city with some different ideas and concepts. “That’s why we have to be so careful, because we have so little of it (land) said Keith Krieg, Frontenac’s mayor. “Whatever we do will last for decades,” said the mayor. The board of aldermen put a six month moratorium on development activities while the comprehensive plan is updated for land use regulations. In the vernacular, planners will have to “cool their jets.” Reliance Bank would like to redevelop the property on the northwest corner of Clayton and Lindbergh. Stephen Bahn of Bahn Commercial Real Estate has a contract with the Ladue …
Monday, August 6, 2012
Frontenac makes this video available, produced by the police in Houston, Texas.
In light of the recent shooting in Aurora, CO, the City of Frontenac police department has sent a training video for active shooter situations. The police urge citizens to take the time to review these rules of the road for this potentially serious situation. The City of Houston, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, has produced a training video on how to react in an Active Shooter Situation if you are in a large building such as your place of employment. The video can be viewed at the department's website.