The city of St. Louis is now accepting applications to become one of seven members on the board.
Rick Gans fills out fiscally Conservative board.
Some aldermen say they want panel members who don’t have a bias – for or against – the police.
The vote clears the way for the hospital to build a $300 million hospital in O’Fallon, Illinois, to replace the 60-year-old facility in downtown Belleville.
Steve Swyers says when Board President Robin Harris spent $20,000 in taxpayer money on a newsletter that promoted his accomplishments right before the election, that was the last straw.
The new board will have oversight in St. Louis city only and will have no say in nearby Ferguson.
Johnny’s Market – the South County landmark – could be bulldozed for 10 gas pumps and a convenience store under a proposal that has neighbors heated up.
The Aldermanic Public Safety Committee did not take testimony from the crowd, and police union official Jeff Roorda was not in attendance.
Special election to fill Carter’s seat set for October.
Current firefighters already threatening legal action if passed.