St. James News

District discusses retaining teachers

            With many school districts facing staffing needs due to retirement and teachers leaving school districts for other jobs or leaving the field of education, the St. James Board of Education held discussion on how to retain teachers currently serving the district.

Council approves C.M. Archer Group for lift station repair

           C.M. Archer Group has been selected for the final design and construction administration of an improvement project on Lift Station #3, which provides wastewater collection to areas near Kathryn Drive.

Board of Education reorganizes

           On Wednesday, April 13, the St. James Board of Education certified the April general election results and reorganized. Incumbents Justin Lorts and Tina Spurgeon both won their races for full-term seats and Larry Rinehart ran unopposed for a one-year, partial term seat.

Council approves BuildTec to oversee bridge repairs

           The St. James City Council awarded BuildTec Construction with a contract to make repairs to bridges on Jay Street and St. John Street this summer. Both bridges have been deemed unsafe, with the St. John Street bridge being closed to traffic until repairs can be made.