St. James News

Council discusses administrator ordinance

           The St. James City Council met in special session Monday night to amend an ordinance pertaining the position of city administrator, expanding the proximity of where the person can live in relation to the city and providing rules for removing someone from the position. The council voted down any amendments to the current ordinance as the city is looking to fill the administrator position next May, when current administrator Jim Fleming will retire.

Ribbon cuttling held for Gahr Truck and Equipment

Gahr Truck and Equipment Inc. celebrated a grand opening at its new location on Saturday, October 29. The St. James Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting and participants toured the facility, located at 14380 State Route B in St. James.

Turkeys to be given away to the community

            Embrace180 Community Outreach Services, through partnerships with First Assembly of God and Ramona Rinehart, Keller Williams Chesterfield, will be distributing 300 turkeys and meal bags to residents in the St. James School District on November 11.

City moving forward with administrator search

            The city of St. James is moving forward with searching for a new city administrator after current administrator Jim Fleming announced he would be retiring next year. A special session of the St. James city council is scheduled for next week to begin the hiring process.