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2012-07-20
  • Election and Candidate Filing Dates
  • Fire Department Recall Information
  • Bobcat Spotted
  • Upcoming City of Frontenac Meetings

City of Frontenac Election and Candidate Filing Dates


In accordance with the state law and ordinances of the City of Frontenac, notice is given that a general non-partisan election shall be held in the City of Frontenac, Missouri on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 for the duly qualified electors of the City to select one Mayor, for a two-year term of office; and to select three Aldermen, one from each ward, for two-year terms of office.

Requirements for position of Mayor (RSMo Section 79.080):

No person shall be mayor unless he be at least twenty-five years of age, a citizen of the United States and a resident of the city at the time of and for at least one year next preceding his election.

Requirements for position of Alderperson (RSMo Section 79.070):

No person shall be an alderman unless he or she is at least eighteen years of age, a citizen of the United States, and an inhabitant and resident of the city for one year next preceding his or her election, and a resident, at the time he or she files and during the time he or she serves, of the ward from which he or she is elected.

A photo ID will be required for all candidates.

Filing for said offices shall open at 8:00 a.m. and close at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at which time the City Clerk shall receive Declarations of Candidacy, 10555 Clayton Road, Frontenac, Missouri.  Thereafter, declarations will be received by the City Clerk or her designee from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday, (excluding holidays when City Hall is officially closed) until filing closes at 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 20, 2015. Names of candidates shall be listed on the ballot in the order in which they are filed.

City Hall doors will open at 7:30 am for all candidates. If two candidates file at 8:00 am, a lottery system will be used to determine who will be first on the ballot. 

Contact City Clerk, Leesa Ross at (314) 994-3200 if you have any questions.

Fire Department Recall Information


Recall Date: December 9, 2014
Recall Number: 15-043  

Dream On Me Recalls Incredible Play Yards Due to Strangulation Hazard

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Dream On Me Play Yards

Hazard: The play yard’s rails can collapse, presenting a strangulation hazards to young children.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: Dream On Me toll-free at (877) 201-4317 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday or online at www.dreamonme.com and click on the Recalls tab for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 10,000

Description: The recall includes Dream On Me Incredible two-level deluxe adjustable height play yards with model number starting with 436A, 436B, 436G, 436O, 436P and 436R. The play yards, made with a steel, powder-coated frame base with rolling, hooded casters, have a fabric and mesh covering that comes in a variety of colors. The play yard includes a changing top, a toy bar with soft toys for entertainment, a side pocket for storage and a carrying case. “Dream On Me” is printed on the bottom left-hand side outside of the product. The model number is printed on a label attached to the play yard’s mattress. The play yard can be folded for storage.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled play yards and contact Dream On Me to receive a free repair kit.

Sold online at: Amazon, Kohls, Toys R US, WalMart, Wayfair and other online retailers from March 2010 through January 2014 for about $60.

Importer: Dream On Me, of South Plainfield, N.J.

Manufactured in: China
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Recall Date: December 9, 2014
Recall Number: 15-044

Lenovo Recalls Computer Power Cords Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Recall Summary

Name of Product:  AC power cords

Hazard: The AC power cord can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy:  Replace

Consumer Contact:  Lenovo at (800) 426-7378 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday; or online at www.lenovo.com and click on Support at the top of the page, then select News and Alerts, then click on Recalls for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 500,000 in the U.S. and 44,000 in Canada

Description: This recall involves Lenovo's LS-15 AC power cord manufactured from February 2011 to December 2011. The power cords were distributed with IdeaPad brand B-, G-, S-, U-, V- and Z-series laptop computers and Lenovo brand B-, G- and V-series laptop computers. The recalled power cords are black in color and have the "LS-15" molded mark on the AC adapter end. The manufacture date code in the format REV: 00 YYMM is on a label attached to the cord.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported in the U.S. or Canada. Lenovo has received reports from outside the U.S. of 15 incidents involving overheating, sparking, melting and burning. No injuries were reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the recalled power cords and contact Lenovo for a free replacement. Consumers can continue to use the computer on battery power.

Sold at: Laptop computers with the AC power cords were sold at computer and electronics stores, authorized dealers and online at www.lenovo.com from February 2011 through June 2012 for between $350 and $1,500.

Manufacturer: Lenovo Inc., of Morrisville, N.C.

Manufactured in: China

Bobcat Spotted


A bobcat has been spotted again recently in the area of Clayton and Spoede Roads.  We ask that you use the same precautions that were sent out last year.  Please watch while all small pets are outside the home.  If you have any questions regarding bobcats, please call the Missouri Wildlife Rescue Center at 636-394-1880.

Upcoming City of Frontenac Meeting Information


The Ways & Means Committee will meet on Tuesday, December 16th at 5:30 pm at Frontenac City Hall, 10555 Clayton Road.

The Board of Aldermen will hold a public hearing and regular meeting on Tuesday, December 16th at 7:00 pm at Frontenac City Hall, 10555 Clayton Road.

2014 FRONTENAC FESTIVAL

2008-05-01
The City of Frontenac would like to thank everyone for making our
2014 Frontenac Festival a success.
Photos from 2014 may be viewed by clicking here.

If you would like to preview pictures of our 2013 festival please
 Select Part 1 or Select Part 2.

Photos are compliments of David Bentley, Bentley Studios

Instant Alerts

2012-01-13

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Ward and Precinct Map

2011-12-19
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[ Dec 16, 2014, 5:30 PM ]
Ways & Means Committee

Monthly Meeting

[ Dec 16, 2014, 7:00 PM ]
Board of Aldermen

Monthly Meeting

[ Dec 25, 2014, 12:00 AM ]
City Hall Closed

[ Jan 14, 2015, 6:00 PM ]
Public Works Commission

Monthly Meeting

[ Jan 27, 2015, 7:00 PM ]
Planning & Zoning Commission

Monthly Meeting