Sunday, September 2, 2012
Trash pickup and city meetings are pushed back this week.
Due to the Labor Day holiday, Creve Coeur city government offices, state and federal government offices are closed Monday. The Creve Coeur Planning and Zoning Commission meeting regularly scheduled for Monday will instead be held Tuesday, starting at 7 p.m. Postal Service deliveries will resume Tuesday. Trash service will be pushed back by a day. Monday routes will be picked up Tuesday, and so on, through Saturday.
Monday, August 20, 2012
A public hearing which was continued when neighbors of the proposed Spectrum Retirement Community raised questions and concerns, will resume Monday night in Creve Coeur.
In hopes of addressing concerns over parking and privacy by a neighboring condo development, Spectrum Retirement Communities will be back before the City of Creve Coeur's Planning and Zoning Commission Monday night. The Colorado firm has proposed a 4-story, 90 bed assisted living center on Decker Lane. At a public hearing earlier this month, neighbors weren't categorically opposed to the idea, but did have concerns over the amount of parking planned on site as well as a lack of privacy when it came to a neighboring parking garage and pool. The hearing was continued in order to allow Spectrum to work directly with its potential new neigbors to address problems. A Spectrum memo in Monday night's meeting notes indicates a meeting took place …
Monday, August 6, 2012
Creve Coeur city planning officials will hold a series of public hearings.
The city of Creve Coeur's Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 7 p.m. at the Creve Coeur Government Center and will hold public hearings on the following matters: In addition, backers of the new Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School appear to have come up with a compromise for signage they hoped to place on the campus of Congregation B'Nai Amoona, the school's landlord. Last month, city officials said they objected to a previous plan in part because it was inconsistent with signs already on the property and in the neighborhood, which also wouldn't allow for light-pole banners. A new proposal to be discussed Monday shows redesigned signs and eliminates plans for lightpole banners in the property's south parking lot.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Creve Coeur's Planning and Zoning Commission gave approval this week to a proposal to add a bookstore that will connect to the school's library.
In the last academic year, Missouri Baptist University opened a new on-campus residential complex and a new sports and recreation complex. By next spring, the school will have a new bookstore, with plans to build more residential housing within a year. Monday night, the school won Creve Coeur Planning and Zoning Commission approval to move forward with plans to build a 4,800 square-foot bookstore that will connect to the University's Jung-Kellogg Library. The University also gained approval to add 36 parking spaces along Dink Marler Drive. The approvals are part of a building boom seen on campus in recen years. Keith Ross, the school's Vice President for Institutional Advancement told Patch that within the next three to four years the …
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
City leaders and members of the business community chime in on proposed revisions to city sign codes.
One of the more well-attended Creve Coeur Planning and Zoning Commission meetings in recent memory saw the discussion of proposed re-writes to city policy on sign codes during a public hearing Monday night. City staff has been in the middle of the process which began earlier this year and has involved discussions with property owners, the Creve Coeur-Olivette Chamber of Commerce and others. The Director of Community Development, Paul Langdon, described the ongoing effort as one meant to simplify existing standards, as well as conforming to a recent federal court ruling setting precedent on content-neutral signage. Signs meeting current standards would not be nullified. During his presentation Monday, Langdon went out of his way to say that…