Halting the project could cost St. Louis County a lawsuit from the developer, National Church Residences, but residents opposed to the project have vowed their own lawsuit if it continues.
“Once the agents have a real interest and time expended in a case, it’s tough to just walk away. They’re terriers. It’s tough. They’re going to grab a hold of your pants and not let go.”
“Anytime I think anything is criminal or inappropriate, it is my duty and my responsibility to stand up and say so,” Dotson says.
Despite an FBI investigation, Councilman Greg Quinn, R-Ballwin, says that’s not why his resolution praising Fitch was brought to a vote Tuesday.
Dooley could face a challenger in the Democratic primary, County Councilman Steve Stenger. Republican Bill Corrigan is also exploring the possibility of running. Corrigan, a lawyer, lost to Dooley in 2010.
Fitch is requesting an FBI investigation of a $3.75 million contract awarded to a company co-owned by Police Board Chairman Gregory Sansone.
It would be called Schoettler Grove, made up of 31 lots over 17 acres with 17 of those lots reserved for villas and the other 14 family homes.
They’re also better parents than previously believed.
A spokesman for St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley confirms Floyd Warmann resigned suddenly late yesterday.
Dooley declined to comment on whether Republic Services, which owns the site, has done enough to address community concerns or minimize the health risk to citizens.