Board of Aldermen

Police Chief Blames Aldermen for No New OfficersSt. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson is standing firm - the Board of Aldermen is the reason more police officers haven’t been hired.
Expert: St. Louis Police Need Money More Than Fire Dept.Rosenfeld told the Aldermanic Public Safety Committee the city has too many firemen sitting around waiting for a fire, when police are overworked.
Minimum Wage Hike Passes in St. LouisThe St. Louis Board of Alderman voted Friday to raise the minimum wage in St. Louis.
7 Years Later: Where's the Money for More City Cops?St. Louis Alderman Antonio French says the money was supposed to fund additional officers on the street, and $1 million each year was to be set aside for anti-violence and youth programs.
St. Louis' Governing Board Advances Minimum-Wage BoostSt. Louis' governing board on Tuesday advanced a compromise measure that would ease the city's minimum wage up to $11 by 2018.
Town and Country Says 'No' to Tim HortonsTown and Country says “No” to a Tim Horton’s restaurant and Reliance Bank in a residential area.
Aldermanic President Says 'No' to Latest Minimum Wage ProposalBoard of Alderman President Lewis Reed is an active supporter of increasing minimum wage, but the newest proposition given to the board is a different story.
Alderman Warns of Overspending on Defense-Mapping DealFrench 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.
Legal Argument Ready Behind Slay's Push for $15 Minimum WageCity counselor Winston Calvert says he's ready to defend the city's right to set its own minimum wage, based on the city charter.
Cat Population a Threat to Birds A population explosion among cats is causing trouble for many communities. Shelters and rescue programs are trying to find homes for strays.
Slay Signs Police Oversight Bill Into LawSlay, who took the unusual step of being a co-sponsor, signed the bill Wednesday. It officially becomes law June 5.
School Officials, Residents Show Opposition to TIF-Financed Crestwood Mall Redevelopment"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."

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