Saturday, May 18, 2013
If you haven't mowed your law recently, the City of Florissant is reminding residents to do it now.
With lots of rain and warm weather comes a problem, tall grass. The City of Florissant Public Works office as well as Mayor Tom Schneider’s office is reminding residents to mow their lawns. “We do understand with the wet weather it has been extremely difficult to find time to mow the yard,” the press release stated. “Our own Parks and Health departments have struggled to cut the various parks and properties we are responsible for. So we understand it takes a little more planning and scheduling to get the mowing done” However, several residents have called the public works office with concerns for their neighbor’s high grass, and city inspectors have been out in full force to notify residents of their tall grass. Grass that measures more …
Monday, April 1, 2013
With close to 20 cubic yards of trash collected, Florissant Mayor Tom Schneider considers the city's first year of participation a great success.
While it was the fifth year for the Confluence Trash Bash March 23, it was the first year for Florissant residents, and it has been labeled a success. Approximately 67 volunteers came out to St. Ferdinand Park, and teams helped collect nearly 20 cubic yards of trash, according to a city news release. The teams helped clean up the creek bank at St. Ferdinand Park, John Knox Church and along Paddock Creek, near Parker and Derhake roads. Mayor Tom Schneider congratulated City Engineer Tim Barrett for his coordination efforts, and thanked everyone for participating. The clean up also took place at the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge and Creve Coeur Lake.
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Today from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., check out restaurants and vendors from your favorite North County spots.
Friday, March 22, 2013
The Council approved a motion last night to accept a bid from eGov for citizen request software and a redesigned website.
The City of Florissant moved one step closer to having a system where citizens can make online suggestion, comments or complaints. Thursday night, the council voted in approval of hiring, eGov, a company that works with government entities to create website and citizen request software for the city. Information Technology Director Kim Emerson presented two companies, eGov and Civic Plus, to the council for consideration of the project. Emerson and the administration recommended eGov for its lower cost and adequate offer. With eGov, Florissant would be able to get a redesigned website, a citizen request management software, hosting and maintenance. eGov would cost $24,000 for the website redesign and software as well as $3,500 for …
Saturday, March 9, 2013
The event will be on Saturday, March 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Notice: The City of Florissant will conduct a public hearing beginning at 6 p.m. on February 7 at the Florissant Government Building. Get the details, right here.
The City of Florissant will conduct a public hearing beginning at 6 p.m. on February 7 at the Florissant Government Building, according to a press release from the Mayor's office. The hearing is concerning the Fiscal Year 2012 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the Florissant Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. If you have questions or require more information, you can contact Community Development Director, Carol O’Mara at (314) 839-7680, or firstname.lastname@example.org. A draft of the CAPER will be available for review. To review this report, contact the Community Development Office at 314-839-7680 or TDD 314- 839-5142. Written comments concerning this report may be submitted to the Community …
Monday, January 7, 2013
When and where to watch the Notre Dame vs. Alabama BCS National Championship game in Florissant.
It's NCAA football bowl season, which means thousands of St. Louis-area will be glued to their television—or frequenting their local establishment—to cheer on their favorite college football team. In the City of Florissant, there are several great places to watch the game. Here are a few options: Get real-time news and updates, and connect with your neighbors. Like Florissant Patch on Facebook! And, of course, here's the low down on all the bowl games for today (Jan. 5): BCS National Championship Game: Notre Dame (12-0) vs. Alabama (12-1) Jan. 7 at 8 p.m. on ESPN Local Connection: De Smet Jesuit's Andy Bauer, a junior offensive lineman, and one of the top prospects in the class of 2014, has been heavily recruited by the Crimson Tide. He …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Florissant Mayor Thomas P. Schneider offered his gratitude to several local organizations and community members for making the annual event a hit before publicly thanking the late-night talk show host.
The annual Senior New Year's Eve Party at the James J. Eagan Center was once again the best party of the year, according to a release from the office of Mayor Thomas P. Schneider. “One of the largest gatherings ever hosted at the Eagan Center was entertained by the Michael Lacy Band and was catered by Tornatores,” the mayor’s office said. “Senior Coordinator Peggy Hogan and all of the great members of the Senior Advisory Commission worked tirelessly to create a ballroom atmosphere enjoyed by all.” Mayor Schneider offered a word of thanks to all the businesses and organizations that sponsored the event and donated prizes. “A special thanks to Council members John Grib, Joe Eagan, Pat Stinnett and Jackie Pagano, Keith Schildroth and Tim Lee …
Florissant Patch rounds up some of the most memorable photos from 2012 and invites you to upload and share your own.
As we begin a new year today, we invite you to take a look back at some of the photos we published this year. These include some we took and some submitted by the community. Tell us which are your favorites, in the comments section below. Share Your Photos With the Community Help us create a special photo collection to commemorate the City of Florissant's 2012, right here. Just click the "upload photos and videos" button and follow the simple instructions to upload your own photo or video. What was your favorite part of 2012? What are you planning to do better in 2013? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Lt. Timothy B. Fagan received his new badge on Dec. 26 at the Mayor's office.
A Florissant police officer has been promoted to Captain thanks to his 18 years of dedicated service to the city, along with his many other achievements in law enforcement, Chief William Karabas and Major Timothy Lowery said in a press release. Lt. Timothy B. Fagan was presented with the Captain’s badge on Dec. 26 by Karabas at the mayor’s office. Police offered a brief history of Fagan’s law enforcement career, below. Captain Fagan began his law enforcement career in 1993 with the city of Dellwood and after one year of service with them he left to join the Florissant Police Department in 1994. He was polygraph certified in 2000 and is a member of the prestigious American Polygraph Association and American Association of Police …