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Don’t expect food trucks to rumble down Collinsville’s streets any time soon

By   /  June 18, 2014  /  Collinsville, News, Region  /  1 Comment

Food trucks

By John Layton and Roger Starkey The Collinsville City Council recently passed an ordinance that outlines regulations for food trucks, but obstacles remain before residents can get their lunches from lorries. Food trucks have become very popular in urban areas recently and have spawned several television shows. However, the mobile kitchens are only allowed in […]

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Wheels fall off CARD mowing contract, staffers jobs spared – for now

By   /  June 18, 2014  /  Collinsville, Maryville, News  /  1 Comment


Less than one month after the Collinsville Area Recreation District agreed to outsource grass cutting in the district, the deal has fallen apart. On May 20, Altered Grounds Outdoor Services LLC, of Pontoon Beach, was awarded the mowing contract with a bid of $2,600 per mow. The other five bids received were “about $4,770” and […]

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