St. James News

City makes changes to utility reconnect fees

    Changes are coming in October for municipal utility customers who are delinquent or require reconnection. The St. James City Council approved last month, on the recommendation of the Utility Board, to increase the reconnect fees to $50 as well as not reconnecting utilities after regular business hours for those paying a bill late.

Council approves lot consolidation, addresses other issues

    The St. James City Council met on Monday, September 16 to discuss several matters pertaining to the city. During the meeting, the council:
•    Approved a lot consolidation for property located in the Winter subdivision for a residential home expansion.

School board gets updated on HS gym floor replacement

    The St. James Board of Education met on Thursday, September 19 to discuss topics pertaining to the district. During the meeting, the board:
•    Heard an update on Title I and Special Education programs. The board was given a list of this year’s teachers and what areas they are involved in across the district.