Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Recent rain delayed the paving process of the Clayton Road Trail. Check out the updated schedule, plus landscaping plans for the project.
The goal to have the new Clayton Road Trail along Clayton Road paved by Thanksgiving did not happen due to the recent weather. Department of Public Works Director Craig Wilde wrote in an email that work was stalled due to the large amount of rain. Wilde released the following email update on the Clayton Road Trail Project. We really have had our progress slowed by the weather the last few weeks. Initially, we wanted to have the trail paved by Thanksgiving. Obviously, that did not happen. With the rain that we have received, the grading has not been able to proceed as we would have liked. In the mean time, we are working on installing the ADA ramps. These are localized and able to be protected from the weather. Most of the grading …
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
After months of discussions, the Manchester Board of Aldermen accepted contract bids to repair the leaking pipe system in the Manchester Aquatic Center pool.
After months of discussions, the Manchester Board of Aldermen accepted contract bids to repair the leaking pipe system in the Manchester Aquatic Center pool. Alderman Mike Clement tells Patch the construction contract was signed Wednesday morning. Actual work should start mid-September and the contractor, Kadean Construction, has 120 days to complete the project once project has started, Clement said. (Read Previous Story: Pool Repair Cost Questioned By Manchester Aldermen) Despite board members expressing concerns over the cost of the project and not being updated on all of the cost increases by City Administrator Ed Blattner, they all agreed the bottom line is that the pool plagued with leaks since it was built, needs to have it's piping…
Monday, August 1, 2011
Monday's Manchester Board of Aldermen meeting may bring the city one step closer to beefing up code enforcement. Take a look at the complete agenda.
The Manchester Board of Aldermen meets Monday night. Items on the agenda include increasing the contract for the Carman Meadows Drive storm and sewer drainage project and discussing the pay rate for a new assistant code enforcement officer. For more details on Monday's meeting see the agenda and supporting documents included in the PDF portion of this article. Town and Country - Manchester Patch will attend Monday's meeting. Check back Tuesday for any updates.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Manchester’s Planning and Zoning Commission says the Great Streets Initiative has too many unanswered questions.
Manchester’s Planning and Zoning Commission listened to a lengthy presentation on how the Great Streets Initiative could improve Manchester Road Monday night, but members are unwilling to fully back the idea at this time. The Great Streets Initiative is a 30-year master plan sponsored by the East-West Council of Governments that proposes to smooth out traffic problems on Manchester Road west of Highway 141, while making the surrounding communities more attractive to residents and shoppers. The plan would address improvements to 7 miles of Manchester Road that run through Manchester, Winchester, Ballwin, Ellisville and Wildwood. The plan seeks to fix traffic congestion on Manchester Road by removing many of the “curb cuts,” or access points…