The new hydrants were request by the Monarch Fire Protection District and approved at a council meeting Monday.
Chesterfield residents living near the intersection of Swingley Ridge Road and W. Chesterfield Parkway will soon be receiving increased fire protection in the form of a pair of fire hydrants. The Monarch Fire Protection District initially called for the placement of the hydrants and the Chesterfield City Council approved the request at a meeting on Monday. The two hydrants are located at: The Missouri American Water Company will be installing the new fire hydrants. Read more public safety stories:
The Chesterfield City Council had what was likely its shortest meeting ever Monday night.
The Chesterfield City Council might have set a record at Monday night: Its meeting lasted less than seven minutes. At the city council's agenda review meeting, which precedes the council meeting, members joked about the short agenda, saying it was the lightest they had ever seen. When asked, City Administrator Michael Herring said the shortest meeting he could remember lasted 11 minutes. It seemed all but certain that this meeting would be shorter. The meeting lasted 6 minutes, 57 seconds (according to Ward 3 Councilman Randy Logan's watch). Here's what members unanimously approved without much discussion: