Carl Redburn, former Assistant Chief of the St. James Fire Protection District, has retired after 37 years of service to the district and St. James community.
St. James News
Changes are coming in October for municipal utility customers who are delinquent or require reconnection. The St. James City Council approved last month, on the recommendation of the Utility Board, to increase the reconnect fees to $50 as well as not reconnecting utilities after regular business hours for those paying a bill late.
The city of St. James will hold a public forum on a proposed use tax on Thursday, October 17, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the James Memorial Public Library.
The St. James City Council met on Monday, September 16 to discuss several matters pertaining to the city. During the meeting, the council:
• Approved a lot consolidation for property located in the Winter subdivision for a residential home expansion.
The St. James Board of Education met on Thursday, September 19 to discuss topics pertaining to the district. During the meeting, the board:
• Heard an update on Title I and Special Education programs. The board was given a list of this year’s teachers and what areas they are involved in across the district.