County Council

Members of the St. Louis County Council question the county's budget director during a special meeting on Tuesday, September 6th, 2011. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

St. Louis Co. Exec. Spikes Proposed Property Tax Increase

“I think that’s off the table for right now, so I’m going to leave that alone,” he declared.


A speaker addresses members of the St. Louis County Council on Tuesday, August 30th, 2011. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

St. Louis County Council to Explore Tax Hike Alternatives

While council members are focusing on ways to avoid issuing pink slips, public speakers at Tuesday’s meeting were less forgiving.


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St. Charles County Clearing Air for New Smoking Ban Push

A St. Charles official holds his breath for an all-inclusive smoking ordinance.


Neil Struharik, of Tuckers' Place steakhouse, speaks before the St. Louis County Council on Tuesday, July 26th. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Smoking Ban Fans Light Fire Under St. Louis Co. Council

“Our business is down, big-time,” said Sports Page bar and grill owner Marty Ginsburg.


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St. Louis County Trash Contract Terms Extended

The next trash collection contracts will run for five, instead of the current three, years.



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