St. James Municipal Utilities is continuing to change out old failing utility poles throughout the city. On Monday night, Public Works Director Lyle Thomas discussed the ongoing project with members of the city council.
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During its meeting Monday night, the St. James City Council approved changing some verbiage in a sewer ordinance in order to meet requirements from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) loan application to renovate the wastewater treatment plant.
The annual Grape and Fall Festival (GFF) saw huge crowds come out to the various activities last week as the fair returned to St. James. Sponsored by the St. James Chamber of Commerce, the event drew great support every day of the four-day festival, seeing Nelson Hart Park teeming with activity.
The St. James VFW Post 5608 will hold an appreciation dinner for all who served in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan or any other country, and as first responders who have served since September 11, 2001.
Three St. James students attended the American Legion Boys and the American Legion Auxiliary Girls State over the summer. Each year, the events are held at the University of Central Missouri to teach students about how government works.