The St. James City Council on Monday approved the formation of a sign committee to help create and monitor sign ordinances to keep St. James pleasing to view for visitors. Committee members were chosen from various backgrounds to encourage different viewpoints of residents and business owners.
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St. James is experiencing high temperatures and the St. James Municipal Utilities is advising residents to conserve electricity whenever possible, especially during peak hours. High electric usage can cause strains on the power market, leading to higher prices.
The St. James Chamber of Commerce celebrated The Beauty Mark with a ribbon cutting on Thursday, June 9. The salon and boutique is now open and offering a variety of services to the community.
Representatives from Southeast Missouri Transportation Service (SMTS) and Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) recently presented plans to the St. James city council on adding two new loops to the transportation service, one of which would provide service to and from St. James to Rolla. While plans are still being developed, and wouldn’t begin until next year, SMTS wants to expand its services through a deviated fixed route to better serve the county.
St. James Head Start is currently taking applications for the 2022-23 school year. Programs are designed for child and family development and children age three to five and their families are eligible for enrollment.