St. James News

Council discusses cemetery rules

    During an April 13 meeting, the St. James City Council revisited an ordinance that would set new guidelines on what is permitted in the St. James Cemetery, sets rates for plots, and allow the city a way to reclaim unused lots. A vote was tabled until next month in order to amend the ordinance.

City revenues are down due to COVID-19

    The St. James City Council heard on Monday, April 13, that general revenues are down drastically due to the COVID-19 pandemic. City Administrator Jim Fleming informed the council next year’s budget would most likely need to be adjusted due to the lower sales tax being generated while businesses are closed or operating less than normal.