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Aldermen Tuesday night rejected a planning and zoning commission (P&Z) recommendation to waive a regulation requiring the Scenic Regional Library to build a sidewalk next to its new building on Rose Lane.

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Aldermen plan to discuss a 20-year Wastewater Master Plan report designed to meet the needs of the city sewer system at their Feb. 21 board meeting.

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Meramec Valley R-III school libraries are emerging as media centers, combining printed books with technology that allows students to surf the Internet, read books on their laptops, compete in an array of reading games and make movies using the Pacific High School software Movie Maker.

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Members of the Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) gave the green light for a new library building to be constructed in Pacific during its meeting Feb. 14.

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Approving a contract for rodeos to be held at Liberty Field for the next three years offers permanence to the most popular public events in recent memory, according to Alderman Steve Myers.

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A protective guardrail should be installed on the north side of West Union Street near Viaduct Street above the Brush Creek box culvert, according to Alderman Carol Johnson

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Aldermen agreed to rebate a portion of Osage Community Improvement District (CID) taxes to a local business within the district, but one alderman said there should be some conditions on the agreement.

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Alderman Carol Johnson has been urging the city to apply for an STP grant to complete sidewalks within the East Osage Community Improvement District (CID).

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Deborah Donoho, municipal court clerk, has been named communications supervisor for the Pacific Police Department, replacing Diane Becker, who left the position in 2016.

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Saying they trust the owners of Bigfoot Monster Truck to keep their promise and talk to neighbors about possible traffic concerns prior to their open house, city officials gave the go ahead for the event.

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As officials begin the final review of the proposed comprehensive plan, City Administrator Steve Roth wants the planning and zoning commission and the board of aldermen to consider easing or ending some regulations.

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No longer just reading about the life cycle of plants, Coleman Elementary students in Shelly Miles’ fifth-grade class are able to see seeds they plant leaf into vegetables in their classroom.

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Firefighters battled a blaze Thursday morning that erupted in a garage behind a home at 1120 Virginia Mines Road. The call came in around 11:40 a.m. Union and Boles fire districts were called in for mutual aid. Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the flames. 

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Officials are working to define a new city of Pacific Web page that will post timely meeting information, including agendas and cancellations, as well as permit and park rental applications.

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Plans are underway for the shops in the East Osage Plaza to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Saturday, March 11.

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Plans for a new library building for Pacific will move forward Feb. 14 when the city’s planning and zoning commission considers an application for a planned unit development (PUD) zoning designation for the project.

  • By Pauline Masson, Pacific Missourian Editor
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A designated truck route to get big rigs from Interstate 44 and Route 66 to the two city industrial parks is to be developed over the next year.

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The Pacific Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) has recommended approval of a Domino’s Pizza restaurant at 2240 W. Osage, which included variances from building codes due to its building design.

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The A+ Schools Program, which provides college tuition for qualifying students at state community colleges, is going strong at Pacific High School, according to Quinn Flexsenhar, A+ coordinator.

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Pacific officials say they want to help educate local manufacturers about the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) economic incentives for creating new jobs.

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The city is ready to advertise for bids to construct a restroom building in Liberty Field, but some modifications have been made to the plan submitted by the Pacific Park Board.

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Members of the Meramec Valley Genealogical and Historical Society (MVGHS) voiced overwhelming support to remain a committee of the city of Pacific.

  • By Pauline Masson, Pacific Missourian Editor
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Concerns arose as officials outlined emergency measures ahead of the recent ice storm in the absence of a city emergency management director led one alderman to call for immediate action in setting up emergency procedures.

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