Board of Aldermen

Sunset Hills Mayor Mark Furrer (KMOX file photo)

Sunset Hills Aldermen Not Impeaching Mayor…Yet

More than 100 residents attended the meeting for three hours of emotional public testimony – both in support of impeaching Mayor Mark Furror and to speak out against it.

02/11/2015

KMOX file photo.

Dotson’s Plan for Highway Patrol Brings Mixed Reactions from City Hall

Downtown STL Inc.’s Missy Kelley says she supports the plan to bring in the Highway Patrol to help reduce crime downtown, but it’s getting mixed reaction from the Board of Aldermen.

01/29/2015

(Photo by Jessica Machetta/KMOX)

Melee at St. Louis City Hall During Hearing on Police Oversight Board

Protestors say one woman was shoved by the Business Manager of the St. Louis Police Officers Association.

01/28/2015

St. Louis Board of Aldermen (KMOX/file photo)

Civilian Review Board Plan to be Introduced to 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.

12/05/2014

Sunset Hills Mayor Mark Furrer (KMOX file photo)

Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen to Meet

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.

10/14/2014

Sharon Carpenter (KMOX file photo)

Report Released Outlining Recorder of Deeds Nepotism Scandal

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.

09/19/2014

The Laclede Gas Building at 720 Olive St. downtown. (Photo via owner Hertz Investment Group's website.)

Board of Aldermen Nears Passage of Laclede Gas TIF

By a vote of 24-1, the board perfected the language on the tax increment financing (TIF) deal to help Laclede Friday.

12/06/2013

St. Louis Board of Aldermen

Board of Aldermen Considering Veteran Hiring Bill

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.

11/08/2013

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Show Me-Institute Opposes TIF Funding for Laclede Gas Move

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.

11/01/2013

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Fewer Federal Dollars Leave Community Education Program in Doubt

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.

10/17/2013

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