St. James News

City working on burn permit procedure

    The city of St. James is working on establishing a burn permit procedure after it received word the St. James Fire Protection District is not wanting to deal with permits anymore. The city is now looking to create a way for residents to apply for and receive burn permits so the city knows when a burn will take place.

City seeking solution for pop up businesses

    The city of St. James is working on how to address businesses that are popping up and selling items inside the city without a permit. While some sales, such as at the Farmers Market, are allowed, others are operating illegally and city administration is looking at how to move forward.

City cracking down on nuisance violations

    The city has begun steps to address nuisances throughout St. James after spending the past few years developing an ordinance to go after properties not complying with nuisance laws. In the past, the city had very little in penalties for violations, but the new rules have given the law some teeth and city officials hope to limit the amount of nuisance properties.

Kiwanis club raffling kayak

    The St. James Kiwanis Club are raffling off a kayak and tickets are on sale now. This is the second year the kayak raffle has been held, with the club seeing great success last year as a first-time fundraiser.