The county council was set to perfect the budget bills at Tuesday night’s meeting but issues during negotiations have councilors putting on the brakes.
George Putney, 53, is charged with involuntary manslaughter and leaving the scene of the accident that claimed the life of 70-year-old Ciby Kimbrough.
After Colleen Wasinger, R-Town & Country, inquired about the downgrade, St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley responded with a letter last week.
The press conference Tuesday will be held at Cheshire Inn at the corner of Clayton and Skinker Roads. It is scheduled to start at 1 p.m.
Doug Cassity, the owner of National Prearranged Services, was sentenced to nine years and seven months in prison; his son Brent was sentenced to five years.
For the past three weeks, County Executive Charlie Dooley has said he will present his nominations the following week. The story was the same Tuesday.
The first draft came out last week but council members, including Council Chair Kathleen Burkett, D-Overland, say so far, so good.
The county executive says he gave Gunn approval to work at the hospital in rural Illinois during time off from her duties as health director.
Jennifer Winkler, 32, is charged with second-degree murder and child abuse. Jury selection will begin Monday.
The St. Louis County Council has a copy of the budget and will have its first opportunity to vote on it next Tuesday.