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 five-person board has been operating with just two members, one shy of the three-vote quorum, after a series of resignations this summer in the wake of an FBI investigation.
Dooley nominated businessman and former Republican gubernatorial candidate Dave Spence to the board when former chairman Gregory Sansone stepped down in August.
County Executive Charlie Dooley says the process is going slower than expected because of a new ordinance which requires background checks for nominees.
The council passed the measure by a 5-2 vote at Tuesday night’s meeting. Council Chairwoman Kathleen Burkett of Overland and Councilwoman Hazel Erby of University City voted against the bill.
“One of the tactics the Dooley administration used [in 2008] was to replace police board members in order to stack the deck in their favor against then-Chief Jerry Lee.”
CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOX) – Under the glare of a federal corruption probe targeting his police board, St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley announced the resignation of Board of Police Commissioners Chairman Greg Sansone and the […]