Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Town and Country Aldermen approved accepting a $744,000 contract to begin construction to update and improve the firehouse at Clayton and Mason roads. A church will also keep its electronic sign.
Monday night, Town and Country aldermen voted to accept the $744,000 bid from Hof Construction to update the firehouse at Mason and Clayton roads. The project was explained to aldermen at the last meeting by Town and Country Department of Public Works Director Craig Wilde. He said it would upgrade the firehouse for cost effectiveness, better functionality and comfort. It would cost an estimated total of $853,400 and begin June 15. Work is expected to be compete by October. (Read Previous Story: Firehouse Improvements Cost Town and Country Close to $1 Million) Aldermen also voted to allow a variance to the city sign ordinance so Trinity Lutheran Church can continue using its electronic sign in front of its church just off Clayton Road. The…
Monday, April 23, 2012
A nearly one million dollar firehouse improvement project, a windmill and electronic signs are set to come before the Town and Country Board of Aldermen Monday night.
Town and Country aldermen have a packed agenda Monday night. A public hearing and discussion will be held on the proposal by Covenant Presbyterian Church to build a 19 foot windmill on its property. According to church officials, the windmill will be a teaching tool for elementary students at Covenant Christian School, while providing water for the school’s garden. Aldermen are also set to vote on the request by Trinity Lutheran Church to continue using its electronic sign in front of its church just off Clayton Road. The vote has been continued for a number of meetings. Aldermen are also set to vote on accepting the $744,000 bid from Hof Construction to update the firehouse at Mason and Clayton roads. The project was explained to …
Thursday, April 5, 2012
A Town and Country church's request to use an electronic sign may bring a bigger issue before aldermen.
Town and Country's Trinity Lutheran Church has had an electronic sign displaying messages outside its church off Clayton Road since October. Turns out, the sign is in violation of the city's sign ordinance which does not allow electronic message centers, another name for the electronic message boards, or digital billboards. Now the church is asking for a variance to the city's sign ordinance, in order to keep its electronic sign. The church previously had a marquee type sign with letters that were changed manually, like many other churches and schools in Town and Country. At last Monday's Town and Country Board of Aldermen meeting, aldermen took a closer look at the issue and discussed how it will affect the city's sign ordinance as a …
Monday, March 26, 2012
Town and Country aldermen have a light agenda Monday night. View it in full here.
The Town and Country Board of Aldermen meets Monday night. The agenda is a light one, with sign ordinances topping items of discussing and a possible vote expected. Aldermen are also set to discuss entering into an agreement with The Principia to grow a community garden again this year. (Read Previous Article: Town and Country Creates Green Commission) See agenda and supporting documents above for complete details. Check back to Town and Country - Manchester Patch Tuesday for any updates.