Saturday, March 30, 2013
Field of candidates in Frontenac; Ladue School Board. No contested races in Olivette.
There will be no contest for mayor or council members in Ladue in Tuesday's election. Alderwoman Nancy Spewak is uncontested for Mayor of Ladue, replacing the retiring Anthony "Tony" Bommarito. Ladue ward candidates, uncontested are: Art Bond, Ward 1; John R. Fox, Ward II, and Bill Brennan, Ward III. City of Frontenac Mayor Keith Krieg is running for another term unopposed. Ward Races in Frontenac Ward I Kate Hatfield, 49 year old health care consultant versus Michael Morrison and incumbent John T. O'Connell, incumbent, 56 year old business consultant. Ward II Bud Guest, incumbent, 66 year old retired engineer, unopposed. Ward III John Levis, incumbent, 70 year old investment banker against Tom O'Brien, 49 year old small business owner. …
Monday, March 18, 2013
Accepting and approving a limited English proficiency program is on the docket.
The Ladue City Council Meeting will be held this Monday, March 16, 4 p.m. at City Hall. Council members are bringing forward several resolutions. Other items on Monday’s agenda: The council will consider an ordinance authorizing the acquisition of certain property in Ladue for improvements to Litzsinger Road and authorizing an easement to AmerenUE to complete its project. Other items can be found on the city’s website.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
After serving for eight years in the Ladue City Council, Spewak says she would like to take her commitment “to the next level.”
Councilwoman Nancy Spewak has filed for the mayor’s seat in the upcoming April 2 election and currently remains unopposed as Mayor Anthony Bommarito announced on Monday that he would seek reelection. Spewak, a life-long Ladue resident, has served in the council for almost eight years, representing Ward 3. “I think my biggest strength is my experience and proven collaborative leadership style,” Spewak said. “I am known as someone who gets things done.” Spewak said she admired the job done by Mayor Bommarito and thanked him for his service to the community. “I think he had a tremendous vision for his city,” Spewak said. Nine years ago, Spewak opened her own business, Property Enhancements, an interior design and home-staging firm, in Ladue. …
Friday, May 18, 2012
Routine procedures before building permits can be issued.
Planners, including an architect from Connecticut will be on hand before the Ladue City Council Monday requesting an amendment to the special use permit to build a new science and math center on the north end of the Mary Institute Country Day School campus. The monthly meeting will be held at 4 p.m. in the council chambers at Ladue City Hall. Earlier this year, MICDS announced a $21.5 million dollar gift from the JSM Charitable Trust and the James. S. McDonnell III and Elizabeth Hall McDonnell family to make all of this possible. The proposed math and science complex will rival newly developed ones at Kirkwood and Clayton high schools. According to Ladue’s Building Commissioner Michael Gartenberg, the city will allow no movement forward on…
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
McKnight Road is getting a facelift, including an overlay, two bridges and sidewalks.
Engineering work for new sidewalks on some of Ladue’s busiest roads was approved at the city council meeting Monday. Families will soon have a safer walk along McKnight Road. Funds to support engineering design and engineering work for storm water drainage, road overlay, two bridges and sidewalks were approved Monday at the Ladue City Council meeting. Fifteen engineering firms submitted a bid for the capital improvement projects prior to Monday’s meeting. Three were interviewed by Ladue Public Works officials. Officials selected Homer and Shifrin, Inc. Engineers to complete the engineering work. Four separate contracts with Horner and Shifrin were approved by the city council at Monday’s meeting. A contract with Horner and Shifrin in the…