The city of St. James has started a Delta Regional Authority (DRA) funded expansion of water services in the intersection of Hardy and Wishon streets, near Prock Operations. The city has already completed a DRA project to expand sidewalks near the facility and will use the remainder of funding to expand water services and install a new fire hydrant and manholes.
St. James News
The St. James Street Department has used their downtime during rainy weather to begin constructing a new bridge to replace a failing one at the Tourist Information Center (TIC). The old one sits on a walking trail at the facility, but it has been closed.
There will be new faces on the St. James City Council and Board of Education after the general election, held Tuesday, June 2. There were races in three wards of the city and three seats up for election on the Board of Education.
The Phelps/Maries County Health Department (PMCHD) has been notified of its fifth confirmed case of COVID-19 in Phelps County. The individual is currently isolated at home.
St. James Municipal Court will be held this month after having been suspended in March due to COVID-19. Plans are to hold court on June 17 at the Nelson Hart Community Building to allow for social distancing.