Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The development of a new neighborhood on Manchester's Hanna Road by McBride & Son Homes is moving forward.
The development of a new neighborhood on Manchester's Hanna Road is moving forward. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) As previously reported by Patch, the residential development will be located at 812 Hanna Road, just south of Parkway South High School. The small subdivision will sit on the approximate four acre site where one residence previously sat. That home has since been demolished. The development is being called The Arbors at Hanna. Manchester City Engineer Ed Blattner has been working with McBride & Sons on the site plan. He said some of the questions previously asked by the city to McBride addressed stormwater drainage and buffers to existing residential properties. Blattner said …
Thursday, June 14, 2012
McBride & Son Homes is working on a potential development that would bring a new subdivision to Hanna Road.
The potential residential development would be located at 812 Hanna Road, just south of Parkway South High School, according to Manchester City Engineer Ed Blattner. "They're looking to try and develop it into a small subdivision," Blattner explained. Blattner tells Patch the neighborhood would be on the approximate four acre site which currently has one existing home on it. The home, currently owner by Lilly Picraux, according to St. Louis County records, would be torn down. "I don't think anybody actually lives in the house anymore," Blattner tells Patch. Neighbors of the property tell Patch the home is vacant. Blattner said the subdivision would consist of single family lots, but he wasn't sure on exact number of how many homes. …
Monday, February 27, 2012
Manchester fire crews help with Valley Park fire. Check out the photos sent in by a resident.
The above photos of a garage fire were sent to Town and Country - Manchester Patch by a resident. The fire broke out on Hanna Road, just south of Vance Road. Although the Valley Park Fire Department handled the fire, West County EMS and Fire Protection District crews from Manchester were among the agencies called in to help. They got the call around 7:20 p.m. Friday. According to Deputy Chief Jeff Sadtler, West County crews were called in as part of the Rapid Intervention Team (RIT), which is a rescue crew on stand by in case they are needed. Sadtler stated in an email that ultimately West County crews helped with "salvage and overhaul," making sure the fire was completely out.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Hepatitis B shots will be offered as the Manchester Police Department seeks state certification from the Missouri Police Chiefs Association.
Manchester police Chief Tim Walsh addressed the Manchester Board of Aldermen Monday night about getting Hepatitis B shots for police department staff. Walsh said it's a topic that came up as the department is going through the process of seeking state certification from the Missouri Police Chief's Association. Walsh said the Occupational and Safety Health Administration (OSHA) requires first responders have available to them a vaccination for Hepatitis B and to receive it at no cost. "We are revising the policies and procedures of the police department. We came across this standard by OSHA," Walsh said. Hepatitis B is transferred by blood and other bodily fluids. "So what we're talking about are our prisoners in the jail, with an inmate …
Monday, February 6, 2012
The Manchester Board of Aldermen is set to discuss a number of issues Monday night. View the full agenda here.
Items Manchester aldermen are set to address Monday night include adjusting the city's budget for the amount of $35,000 for funding to cover the cost of the settlement of a lawsuit. No word on which lawsuit the budget adjustment applies to, but in December Judy DeRose, a former Manchester employee, removed her discrimination lawsuit against Manchester after settling her case privately, according to the Public Access to Court Electronic Records service (PACER). Read Previous Stories: COURT UPDATE: Listen to Audio From Manchester Funeral Protest Lawsuit A Look Into Manchester’s Lawsuits Aldermen will also discuss the Hanna Road project, the new Manchester Arts Council and Hepatitis B shots for emergency responders. Read Related Stories: …
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Monday night, the Manchester Board of Aldermen voted to apply for a federal grant that could cover 80 percent of the estimated $3.6 million road improvement project.
Engineer Brian Kulick of Juneau Engineers, the company hired by the City of Manchester to prepare paperwork to acquire funding for the Hanna Road Project, received approval Monday night to apply for federal grant money by aldermen. Kulick told the board of alderman the East-West Gateway Council is soliciting grant applications for surface transportation projects. Kulick said the city's Hanna Road improvement project would meet the initial criteria for funding. The Hanna Road project would include 1.8 miles from Manchester Road to Big Bend Road. Kulick said the three main safety updates to the road would include a norhtbound right turn lane at Manchester Road, the installation of traffic signals at Parkway South High School and installing…
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Eminent domain, Great Streets Project, Hanna Road funding and more topped Tuesday's Manchester Board of Aldermen meeting.
Tuesday night the Manchester Board of Aldermen met for its first meeting of 2012. Eminent Domain During the comments portion of the meeting, Ward 1 Alderman Hal Roth told the board that many constituents had approached him regarding the city’s use of eminent domain. When pressed by Ward 1 Alderman Paul Hamill, Roth would neither reveal names or the number of residents who had in fact expressed their concern to him. “People are tired of hearing this,” said Ward 2 Alderman Michael Clement. “You’re putting fear in the community and throwing the whole city under the bus.” Clement suggested that Roth’s only motive to bring up the issue was to win a few votes in the upcoming April election. Great Streets Project Roth also asked for an update …