The Bourbon Park Board Commission met at 5:30 p.m. on November 14, 2019. The Park Board Commission members were updated on the big ideas for the Bourbon City Park that needs to be completed by the end of the fiscal year. The board appreciates the Boy Scouts for cleaning up the park this fall.
2020 Maramec Spring Park season passes will be available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The James Foundation Office located at 21506 Maramec Spring Drive and the Reception Building located at 21880 Maramec Spring Drive on Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Kim Baldwin, Vice President of Peoples Bank, is retiring from the bank after more than 28 years of service.
Christmas activities will begin this week and will offer a chance for families to celebrate the holidays, get pictures with Santa, and view the annual Christmas parade. Residents are encouraged to join with the various businesses and organizations to celebrate Christmas together.
The St. James Board of Education is seeking health insurance options after hearing an update on healthcare costs. Superintendent Dr. Merlyn Johnson spoke to the board on November 21 about the rising cost of healthcare, $383,000 in assessment fees due to settle unpaid health insurance claims, and what options the district has as part of a health insurance consortium.
Cuba Schools Superintendent Jon Earnhart delivered some painful news to the Board of Education during its monthly meeting on November 25 when he reported the district had to pay a $350,000 assessment to settle unpaid health insurance claims. And as bad as that was, the school’s health insurance situation is likely to get even worse.