Carondelet Leadership Academy opens Aug. 23
A new charter elementary school, Carondelet Leadership Academy, is set to start classes Aug. 23.
The school at 7604 Michigan Ave. will include a before and after program that gives parents the option to bring students to school as early as 6:30 a.m. and pick them up as late as 6 p.m.
The school can serve up to 300 students from kindergarten through fifth grade during its first year. It has 200 students so far.
Enrollment information is at www.stlclacademy.org.
$3 million donation will finish two paths around park
A $3 million donation by Mary Ann Lee and the Crawford Taylor Foundation will enable Forest Park to have dual path system around the park.
Lee and her granddaughters, Kelly Taylor, Patty Taylor, Chrissy Broughton, Carolyn Kindle and Ali Kindle, representing the Crawford Taylor Foundation, pledged $1.5 million to finish the dual path system that loops the park. An additional $1.5 million will go for an endowment to maintain the park.
One loop will be a hard path for skaters and bicyclists, while the other path will be for walkers and joggers.
St. Louis County
Hearing set on vehicle sales, leasing facility
A hearing on a proposal to locate a vehicle sales, leasing, repair and service facility on two acres on the south side of Watson Road about 800 feet east of Rock Hill Road will be held Aug. 16.
The hearing before the St. Louis County Planning Commission will be held at 7 p.m. in the County Council Chambers of the Administration Building of the County Government Center, 41 S. Central Ave.
Arado Holdings LLC proposes to oppen the facility.
Zoning change proposed for land off I-55
The St. Louis County Planning Commission will hold a hearing Aug. 16 on a proposal to change the zoning for 16 acres southeast of the Interstate 55-Butler Hill Road interchange. Truman Bank wants to change the zoning from residential to office and research service district.
Most of the land is on the east side of I-55. It is connected by a narrow strip to Butler Hill Road.
The hearing will be at 7 p.m. in the County Council Chambers of the Administration Building of the County Government Center, 41 S. Central Ave.