St. Louis Board of Aldermen
A minimum wage increase was approved in Kansas City and now Nixon supports one here as well.
Downtown STL Inc.’s Missy Kelley says she supports the plan to bring in the Highway Patrol to help reduce crime downtown, but it’s getting mixed reaction from the Board of Aldermen.
With the blessing of the mayor, a plan to create a civilian review board to monitor complaints of police misconduct in St. Louis comes before the board of aldermen today.
Mayor Slay has requested 400 members of the National Guard to help in the city after the grand jury’s decision is announced in the Michael Brown case.
The plan would keep a record of upkeep problems, which, if neglected, could lead to fines or court action against building owners.
Aldermanic President Lewis Reed, who is allergic to cats, began coughing and gasping for air.
By a vote of 24-1, the board perfected the language on the tax increment financing (TIF) deal to help Laclede Friday.
Chief Park Ranger Thomas “Dan” Stritzel and Deputy Parks Commissioner Joseph Vacca admit they diverted funds to a fake company for eight years.
“The day Mayor Francis Slay signs a contract and commits the city under a contract without going through the appropriate channels, I will file a lawsuit,” Lewis Reed says.
St. Louis Police Sgt. Gary Wiegert, a Tea Party activist and lobbyist for the Show-Me Cannabis group, will be a featured speaker.