Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The Lake Saint Louis Board of Aldermen Voted 4-1 to pass the new development plan for the Villas of Ridgepointe.
Lake Saint Louis Ward 3 Alderman Richard Morris was the single nay vote for a new development plan for the Villas at Ridgepointe that residents fear will change the atmosphere of what many residents considered to be a senior-lifestyle community. At Monday night's 5:30 Lake Saint Louis Board of Aldermen work session, Community Development Director Steve Schertel asked for changes to the bill, which had already received a first reading at the June 4 meeting. One of the changes was in the number of lots that would be restricted to single family ranch-style units, and another was in allowing three-car garages to be added to several models. Schertel said that the city attorney had recommended a change to another provision of the bill that had …
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Kemp Homes is asking for a change in the development plan to build 2-story homes.
Residents of the Villas at Ridgepointe who came to Monday night's meeting hoping for a vote on proposed changes to the subdivision's development plan were disappointed. The Lake Saint Louis Board of Aldermen voted 3-1 to table the ordinance, which was up for a second reading and final vote. Earlier in the evening, a Villas resident spoke during the public comment session. "We trust you to look out for our best interest. This is not in our best interest," she said. If the ordinance passed, she said, she and a lot of other people would remember it at election time. When the motion to table the ordinance was made and seconded, Ward 3 Alderman Richard Morris asked, "What are the grounds? We’ve had readings before. I’d like to know why we can't…
Monday, June 4, 2012
Many residents are still not happy with changes that they feel will alter the senior-lifestyle community.
The Lake Saint Louis Board of Aldermen will have a second reading and final vote on changes to the development plan for the Villas at Ridgepointe at tonight's regular meeting. Wentzville Patch has been covering this issue from the begining and kept you informed on developments: Also on the agenda for the 7 p.m. meeting are liquor license renewals and an agreement with the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission for Phase 3 of Route 364, the Page Avenue Extension. The board meets at 5:30 p.m. for a public work session. Like to stay informed? Sign up for the Wentzville Patch Newsletter and get the day's headlines delivered to your email inbox FREE every morning!
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Lake St. Louis residents asked the Kemp Homes Company to make more changes to their development plan during Monday night’s board of aldermen meeting.
During a public hearing at Monday night’s Lake St. Louis board of aldermen meeting, residents told the board they were still not happy with the Kemp Homes Company proposed development plan for the Villas at Ridgepointe, an unfinished subdivision south of Lake Saint Louis Boulevard, and east of S. Henke Road. In March, Kemp Homes asked the city to amend the original development plan to allow the construction of single-family homes on empty lots in the unfinished subdivision. Some of the single-family homes would be built next or in front of the attached villas that are already there. (Read previous story: New Ridgepointe Plan Addresses Residents' Concerns) In spite of some changes to the original proposal, representatives from Kemp Homes …
Monday, May 21, 2012
The Lake Saint Louis Board of Aldermen meets on Mon., May 21 for a 5 p.m. work session and a 7 p.m. regular meeting.
At tonight's Lake Saint Louis board of aldermen meeting, residents will have one last chance to express their concerns about changes to the development plan for the Villas at Ridgepointe before the bill has its first reading. Residents of the Villas at Ridgepointe aired their grievances at a March 19 board of aldermen meeting. Some residents were unhappy that Kemp homes, the developer, was proposing to build two-story homes in what the residents considered to be a senior community. They also expressed concerns about the homeowners' association and services that had been promised but not delivered. Since then, the residents have had the chance to meet and negotiate with Kemp Homes. Some of the points that the bill now contains are: In …