Monday, May 6, 2013
Manchester aldermen re-elected in April are set to be sworn in for their new terms at Monday's board of aldermen meeting. View 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.) Re-elected aldermen Paul Hamill from Ward I, Michael Clement from Ward II and John Schrader from Ward III are set to be sworn in for their new terms at the meeting. Aldermen serve two-year terms. Town and Country aldermen were sworn in April 22. For more details on Monday's meeting see the agenda and supporting documents above included in the PDF portion of this article. Check back to Town and Country - Manchester Patch for any updates. Latest Election Stories: Town and Country Mayor, Aldermen Sworn in For New Terms Mayor, Alderman Keep Seats in April Election Incumbents Keep Parkway School Board …
Monday, April 15, 2013
Manchester aldermen will consider emergency legislation Monday to hire an attorney in response to the Eastern Missouri Coalition of Police's request to represent Manchester police as officers consider unionizing. View 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.) Manchester police have expressed a desire to unionize. Emergency legislation is being requested Monday for the city to retain an outside attorney concerning the matter. According to documents included with Monday night's agenda, the action is in response to a request by the Eastern Missouri Coalition of Police, Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 15, to represent Manchester police in regard to collective bargaining. Alderman Paul Hamill, who is sponsoring the bill to retain the specialized labor attorney, said the city is retaining the outside counsel in an effort to make sure that the organizing …
Monday, March 4, 2013
Monday, the Manchester Board of Aldermen will discuss the new Scotty's Fresh Produce, spending more than $118,000 on street repairs and likely vote on applying for a grant for the Henry Avenue project. 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.) Among items on the agenda, aldermen are set to discuss spending more than $118,694 on repairs to Glan Tai and Big Bend Woods roads. They will also hear from the owner of Scotty's Fresh Produce Market and Deli who just opened a second location in Manchester. As previously reported by Patch, Scotty's owner Mark Sgroi opened the store this month. (Read Previous Story: Scotty's Produce Plans March Opening in Manchester) Aldermen are also set to vote on authorizing the city engineer to apply for a grant to fund approximately 80 percent of the Henry Avenue road improvement plan estimated to cost $712,500. …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
So far, only one has a challenger.
In the city of Manchester, three seats on the board of aldermen are up for re-election in the April 2 vote. All three incumbents have filed to keep their seats. And only one of them has a challenger so far. Ward 1's Paul Hamill, ward 2's Mike Clement and ward 3's John Schrader filed with the Manchester city clerk to hang onto their seat on the board after filing opened on Dec. 11. Anthony Mueller also filed to challenge Schrader for the third ward seat. (Stay up-to-date on the Manchester board of aldermen race by liking Patch on Facebook. Or sign up for our free daily morning email newsletter.)
Monday, June 4, 2012
Monday night, the Manchester Board of Aldermen holds a public hearing on block grants, plus discuss a storm water project and community recycling.
A public hearing will be held Monday to discuss the allocation of $24,300 in community block grants that will become available after January 2013. The Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) distributes federal funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to aid local housing programs for low and moderate income households. RNA Worldwide will also address the board about community recycling. Aldermen are set to discuss entering a $209,271 contract with J.H Berra Construction Co. Inc. for work on a stormwater project for the Chadwick Subdivision. The city planning to construct a storm sewer in the area of 1123/1125 Bromfield Terrace as part of the project. Read Previous Story: Federal Budget Cuts Hit Home …
Monday, May 7, 2012
The Manchester Board of Aldermen will discuss the appointment of the new city administrator after Ed Blattner resigned from the position in December.
Andrew Hixson is set to be appointed as the new city administrator. Ed Blatter, who currently serves as the Manchester city administrator and city engineer announced in December he could no longer hold both positions affectively and resigned as the city administrator. Monday, Blattner is set to be appointed to the city engineer position only. Aldermen will have to vote on both appointments for them to take affect. (Read Previous Story: Manchester Post Office Remains Open, City Administrator Resigns) Aldermen are also set to discuss the Harugari Cemetery and the possible assumption of ownership of the cemetery. Check Town and Country - Manchester Patch for Tuesday for any updates. For more details on Monday's meeting see the above agenda …
Monday, April 16, 2012
Votes could come Monday on a new lawn care service and liquor store that want to open in Manchester. Manchester's new Alderman is also set to be sworn in. Read full board of aldermen agenda here.
The Manchester Board of Aldermen meets Monday night. Among items set to be discussed Monday night, are two new businesses interested in moving into Manchester. A vote could come Monday for a lawn care service and a liquor store that want to open in Manchester. Linda Zweifel of Lawn Managers is interested in opening a Lawn Care Service at 120 Old Meramec Station Road and George Randall of Internet Wines and Spirits is interested in opening the liquor store at 14201 Manchester Road. The city's new alderman, Barbara Stevens, is also set to be sworn in. For more details on Monday's meeting see the above agenda and supporting documents included in the PDF portion of this article. Check back Tuesday to Town and Country - Manchester Patch for …
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Final February meeting ended ‘in record time,’ plus Manchester employee recognized for 40 years of service.
The Manchester Board of Aldermen conducted its final February meeting Tuesday night in what mayor David Willson called ‘record time,’ as the Aldermen took care of its entire agenda in just under 35 minutes. Part of the reason the meeting went so quickly was the aldermen were able to resolve four pressing issues with no objections, while agreeing to defer voting on a fifth topic for another night. Lawsuit Settlement- The primary issue of the night was a vote on a budget adjustment that would allocate $35,000 from the city’s 2012 opening budget to its 2011 ending budget, which would fund the city’s settlement payment on a discrimination lawsuit. (Read Previous Story: Manchester Pays $35K to Settle Discrimination Lawsuit) As they did on all …
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 …
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Representatives from Paychex presented the option to the city at Tuesday's meeting.
The Manchester Board of Aldermen may outsource human resource services in the 2012 budget year. Kevin Durham, a representative of Paychex, gave a presentation on a plan to the board at Tuesday's meeting. The company, a payroll and human resources outsourcing firm, already handles the city's payroll system. The proposal would allow the city to streamline all areas of human resources by providing it with a "Human Resource Generalist" (HRG). "The key to the HRG is she will be your employee," Durham said. "She works for the City of Manchester, but she doesn't require an office, she doesn't require a salary, and she doesn't require benefits." Under Paychex's proposal, the city would pay approximately $35,000 for the yearly services, such as …