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French says with the city and state planning to spend a total of $130 million on the deal, it would take 100 years for the city to recoup that through the earnings tax.
City counselor Winston Calvert says he’s ready to defend the city’s right to set its own minimum wage, based on the city charter.
A population explosion among cats is causing trouble for many communities. Shelters and rescue programs are trying to find homes for strays.
Slay, who took the unusual step of being a co-sponsor, signed the bill Wednesday. It officially becomes law June 5.
“You’re wanting TIF money from us right now, based on an evolving plan? Would you sign a black mortgage? Because I’m pretty sure you wouldn’t.”
A seven-member review panel would look into citizen complaints about police misconduct. The same body would also review police policy and practices and even make recommendations.
Bill perfected in voice vote, final passage expected Monday.
Bersche says it’s in the best interest of taxpayers to avoid spending $25,000 on impeachment proceedings.
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.
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.