The St. James utility board met in joint session with the St. James city council to discuss ongoing projects the municipal utilities have underway. Each year, the board and council meet every six months, to look at costs and infrastructure to determine if any adjustments need to be made. The board presented information on updates to the city water system and what can be expected in the future.
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After several years of negotiating, the St. James City Council chose to keep ownership of a piece of property located near city hall. Corky Stack, of Stack and Associates, who owns office space next door, has been negotiating with the city for several years, attempting to purchase a small portion of property that would allow him to expand his offices and control his driveway.
The St James Sports Club kicked off their annual Christmas Toy Program on November 1, serving nearly 450 low-income children in the St James School District birth to 18 years old.
Tara Murphy, age six of St. James, Missouri, competed and won second place in the Missouri Music Teachers State piano competition held Sunday, November 4th at the University of Missouri Columbia campus. Tara competed against 14 other first grade piano students across the state of Missouri and won runner up.
During the month of October Your Community Health Center partnered with the St. James School district to administer over 150 flu vaccinations during parent teacher conferences. Influenza is one of the most common infectious diseases caused by influenza (flu) viruses.