Thursday, March 30, 2023

Council hears from institutions for clarity on their needs, yet misunderstandings prevent mutual agreement...

The city votes to extend the public hearing on the proposed zoning ordinance after a disagreement on what the ordinance can and cannot allow for Eden and Webster.

Public hearing extended as clarity between city, institutions was not reached

The city council gave the floor to Eden and Webster to clear up any misunderstandings between the institutions and the city, but the two sides could not see eye-to-eye.

Tension rises after public hearing reopens

The Webster Groves city council hoped to receive new input and information on the proposed educational zoning ordinance, but instead the council received disapproval of the ordinance and their process of holding a public hearing.

City Council extends public hearing for institutions, specific information only

After a nearly month-long break from holding public hearings concerning educational rezoning ordinance 8851, the Webster Groves city council opened up the public hearing...

Mayor and city council get to work, postpone public hearing on proposed educational zoning

The Webster Groves mayor Gerry Welch said the city council has received enough information and comments from Webster University, Eden and the residents of Webster Groves and now the council needs to get to work.

City Council puts off public hearing on educational zoning until November

In an effort to improve the proposed zoning ordinance, the Webster Groves City Council elects to delay the public hearing.

Eden fights for clarification

For Eden Theological Seminary the proposed zoning changes are not just a matter of politics, it’s also a matter of religion. Dr. David Greenhaw,...

Webster groves property values rising, amid concern

Despite resident concerns, property values in Webster Groves have been rising and are expected to continue climbing.

Educational zoning debate continues after heated public hearing

At a public hearing on proposed educational zoning, Webster University discovered the only thing holding up the Interdisciplinary Science Building (IDS) from moving forward,...

Webster University braces for changes from proposed educational zoning

President Elizabeth Stroble and university administration hosted a meeting in Sunnen Lounge to discuss the possible effects of the city’s proposed zoning change

University, Eden and city await judge’s decision in lawsuit

Webster, Eden and the city of Webster Groves await judgment from Judge Mark Seigel on the institutions lawsuit against the city.

Residents, supporters of university and Eden voice opinions on proposed educational zoning changes

The Webster Groves City Plan Commission kept the public hearing open on proposed zoning changes that could affect Webster University Expansion. Webster Groves residents and members of the university voiced their opinions on the proposed changes to the rezoning.

Plan Commission report on proposed amendments could affect Webster University expansion

A representative from the Plan Commission will give an interim report at the Jan. 21 city council meeting regarding proposed zoning code amendments. The proposed changes could affect Webster University’s future expansion.

Webster Groves signs 20-year lease for solar panels on city service center

Webster Groves signed a $130,000 20-year lease to install solar panels at the city service center. The solar array system will produce an estimated 60 percent of the service center’s power.

City Plan Commission hosts public forum on educational zoning

The city plan commission presented amendments to educational zoning in Webster Groves during a public hearing at its Dec. 2 meeting.

Webster Groves city council approves GasMart

On Nov. 19 the Webster Groves City Council voted unanimously to allow a GasMart to be constructed on a now vacant lot in in Old Orchard