Board of Aldermen
With the blessing of the mayor, a plan to create a civilian review board to monitor complaints of police misconduct in St. Louis comes before the board of aldermen today.
There have been calls for him to resign – now there are questions of whether Sunset Hills Mayor Mark Furrer will show up to the Board of Aldermen meeting.
A report out from the St. Louis City Counselor’s office sheds more light on the nepotism scandal that forced Recorder of Deeds Sharon Carpenter to resign this summer.
By a vote of 24-1, the board perfected the language on the tax increment financing (TIF) deal to help Laclede Friday.
The bill calls for a point system that would be added to a veteran’s civil service examination score with disabled veterans receiving a higher score.
The St. Louis Board of Aldermen must now consider a proposed $8.1 million tax break for Laclede Gas to move to a different building downtown.
Community Education, a program that previously received more than $370,000, was left out this year, to the dismay of many who attended the meeting.
Lewis Reed plans to introduce a measure at Friday’s board meeting.
That tax increment financing plan needs the blessing of the Housing and Urban Development Committee. Aldermen say residents in their ward aren’t all happy with McKee.
Alderman Boyd stresses that the return of brothels to St. Louis wasn’t his idea but when a constituent mentioned the idea a couple weeks ago, he felt the need to hear further feedback.