Tag: ice rink

Sparks fly at St. Louis County Council meeting regarding new ice rink in Creve Coeur Park

Tensions were set to a boil during Tuesday’s St. Louis County Council meeting regarding the construction of a controversial ice facility within Creve Coeur Park. Earlier this month, controversy arose when visitors to the park said trees were being removed for the preparation of four new ice rinks that would be built within the park. The opponents of the ice rinks say the facilities would hurt the local wildlife, and take away from the natural […]

St. Louis County Council set for a busy week

The St. Louis County Council seems to have a busy week ahead as it will take up multiple controversial issues including the pension reform bills and the Creve Coeur ice rink construction. Before the council meeting on Tuesday, council members will look at Councilwoman Hazel Erby’s bill that would attempt to roll back the previously agreed upon county pension plan. The measure passed last fall for the adjustment pension funds was meant to improve benefit […]

New Creve Coeur ice rinks opposed by some residents

Protestors gathered at the St. Louis County Council¬†this week¬†to protest a new ice rink facility being built in Creve Coeur Lake Park, but supporters of the project were there to speak out, too. The Open Space Council, which led the group, said the new ice facilities in Creve Coeur Lake Park that will include three indoor hockey rinks and an outside rink with a roof is not what residents want. Open Space Council Director Katherine […]