Monday, January 21, 2013
The Manchester Board of Aldermen meets Monday night, despite the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. View the full agenda here.
The Manchester Board of Aldermen is set to meet Monday night. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) Aldermen are set to discuss a maintenance agreement for management of the Manchester Aquatic Center pool, plus accepting a bid for $15,750 for design and construction engineering services to improve the tennis courts at Paul Schroeder Park. For more details on Monday's meeting see the agenda and supporting documents included in the PDF portion of this article. Check back to Town and Country - Manchester Patch for any updates.
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Manchester police say a juvenile was recognized in surveillance video that captured vandalism at the Manchester Aquatic Center.
The following information was supplied by the Manchester Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) Manchester police said a juvenile was taken into custody for vandalism after being recognized from surveillance video at the Manchester Aquatic Center. As previously reported by Town and Country - Manchester Patch, on July 7 police received a report of a surveillance camera catching someone climbing the fence at the Manchester Aquatic Center pool. A flower pot was broken during the trespassing. Police now tell Patch the teen on the surveillance video was recognized by pool staff while he was at the pool and police were called. "…
Sunday, September 11, 2011
The pool at the Manchester Aquatic Center was packed full of pups Sunday as part of the annual end-of-the-swim season.
The pool at the Manchester Aquatic Center was packed full of pups Sunday as part of the annual end of the swim season. Event chair, 15-year-old Mikaela Fox of Valley Park, told Town and Country-Manchester Patch the Doggie Paddle takes place every year during the Manchester Homecoming Festival. This is Fox's second year acting as the event chair, and she's helped out with it for about three years. "It's just fun to see the dogs run around and swim, and they have a lot of fun," Fox said. "Last year, we had a dog who had an inner tube and he would carry it arund with him in the pool." Fox said for the last few years, Petco and Natural Balance have donated food and dog toys such as frisbees and balls, and Fox and others have made doggie goody…
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
The Manchester Board of Aldermen is set to discuss city property tax rates, utility taxes and repairs to the Manchester Aquatic Center Tuesday night. Take a look at the complete agenda.
The Manchester Board of Aldermen is set to discuss property and utility taxes, plus repairs to the Manchester Aquatic Center Tuesday night. Board members are set to discuss setting a property tax rate for residential and commercial property for the 2011 calendar year. A public hearing is set to begin at 7 p.m. on the issue. The hearing and board of aldermen meeting takes place at the Manchester Police Department. Aldermen will also discuss the city's utility tax rate. Take a look at the complete agenda and proposed tax rates in the PDF protion of the article. Board members are also set to consider accepting a bid to begin pipe repair work at the Manchester Aquatic Center. Town and Country - Manchester Patch will attend Tuesday night's …
Monday, August 15, 2011
The Manchester Board of Aldermen is scheduled to meet Monday night. Take a look at the agenda.
The Manchester Board of Aldermen is scheduled to meet Monday night. According to the agenda, board members will disuss the upcoming ten year anniversary of September 11. The board will also address Manchester Aquatic Center repairs and sidewalsk repairs. Read Previous Stories: Manchester Moving Forward With Shopping District and Pool Repairs Public Comments and a Possible Pool Opening Delay Discussed at Monday's Manchester Board of Aldermen Meeting The board will also be introduced to the city's new Assistant Code Enforcement Officer Gray Tetley. The new hire came after board members discussed the need for the extra code enforcement. Ward 1 Alderman Paul Hamill expressed concern in June about weekend city code enforcement. Hamill said he …
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
A new shopping district, pool repairs and the city budget topped Monday night's Manchester Board of Aldermen meeting. Plus, we have an update on recouping legal fees for a former alderman's lawsuit against the board.
Monday night, the Manchester Board of Aldermen received an update on the progress of the South Manchester Transportation Development District (SMTDD). The district encompasses the area on the south side of Manchester Road between Highway 141 and Enchanted Parkway. It is primarily strip malls directly across from the Manchester Highlands shopping complex. An agreement to develop this district was signed a year ago. Manchester City Attorney Patrick Gunn told the board that after almost one year of working with the board of directors, which represents the property owners included in the SMTDD, phase one of the project is moving closer to reality. Phase one includes the signage along Manchester Road. Gunn said the city and board of directors …
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
The Manchester Board of Aldermen meets Monday night. Take a look at what's set to be discussed in the meeting agenda.
The Manchester Board of Aldermen meets Monday night. Take a look at what's set to be discussed in the above meeting agenda. Some items set to be discussed are repairs to the Manchester Aquatic Center pool, the South Manchester Transportation Development District, a new sushi restaurant coming to town and the city budget. (Read Previous Story: Public Comments and a Possible Pool Opening Delay Discussed at Monday's Manchester Board of Aldermen Meeting) Town and Country - Manchester Patch plans to attend the meeting. Check back Tuesday for any updates.
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Memorial Day means the beginning of summer, waterslides, pools and fun. Here's a look at local pools, what they offer and how much they cost.
MANCHESTER AQUATIC CENTER in Manchester Hours: 12:05 to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday Fees and Passes: Check the center's website for a list of resident, nonresident, daily and season pass fees. Amenities: The center offers swimming, swimming lessons (Saturday lessons now available), aqua aerobics, adult exercise channel walking and tot time swimming. New this year is water polo for players ages 6 to 18. Party Rentals: Poolside parties are available at the Manchester Aquatic Center. Call directly for details and prices. NORTH POINTE FAMILY AQUATIC CENTER in Ballwin Hours: The North Pointe Family Aquatic Center will reopen on Saturday. The center is open 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday through …
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Voting on a 2011 city budget, city pool repairs and a street salt shortage were just some of the issues addressed at the Manchester Board of Aldermen meeting Monday night.
The Manchester Board of Aldermen addressed numerous hot button issues Monday night, including passing a 2011 budget two months after it was initially set for a vote. Following is a breakdown of actions taken at Monday night's meeting which ran quite smoothly: 2011 Budget Passed- The 2011 budget was passed Monday night by a vote of 4:2. Ward One Aldermen Bob Tullock and Hal Roth voted "no", while Ward Two Alderman Mike Clement and Alderwoman Marilyn Ottenad and Ward Three Aldermen John Diehl and Don Ryan voted "yes." Ryan's "yes" vote was a surprise to some residents who broke out in applause after his vote. During a public comment session before the vote was taken, residents again pleaded the board to pass the budget. "I have come here …
Monday, February 7, 2011
The Manchester Board of Aldermen has a packed agenda Monday night as it's set to address the 2011 budget, posting city expenses online, city pool repairs and aldermen abstention guidelines.
The Manchester Board of Aldermen meets Monday night and there are a number of hot button issues on the agenda. Currently, the city is operating without an approved 2011 budget and the proposed budget is back up for discussion. Other issues to be addressed Monday night include voting on a board president, new guidelines for aldermen abstaining from votes, repairs at the city pool after estimates escalated from what board members were initially told to expect and posting an itemized list of the city's expenses on the city's website. Patch will attend Monday's meeting and break down the meeting for readers. Be sure to check back Tuesday for the latest. READ RELATED STORIES: No Vote on Manchester Budget Outrages Residents and Board Members …