St. Louis County Council

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Maria Keena
November 06, 2019 - 9:12 am
CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOX) — The Saint Louis County Council unanimously passed a resolution on the proposed privatization of Lambert Airport. Chairman Ernie Trakas is the sponsor of the resolution, he initially held up on it, at the request of the Saint Louis of NAACP President Adolphus Pruitt. Related:...
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Maria Keena/KMOX
Maria Keena
November 06, 2019 - 4:14 am
CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOX) — It was another contentious night at the St. Louis County Council on Tuesday. Rev. Phillip Duvall is calling for the removal of County Police Chief Jon Belmar. He suggests that they "make Lt. Col. Doyle the chief and change the culture" of the department. Related: Police...
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Maria Keena
October 16, 2019 - 5:34 am
CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOX) — The future of the Loop Trolley, and a possible $700,000 dollar payout, was addressed at Tuesdasy night's Saint Louis County Council meeting, but didn't get very far. County Executive Sam Page says St. Louis County was led to believe their share of the money would go to a...
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Workers check the wheels of the Loop Trolley number 001 during initial testing in St. Louis on March 26, 2017
Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI
Brian Kelly
October 12, 2019 - 2:47 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Without an infusion of $200,000 the Loop Trolley could be insolvent next month. That's according to a letter St. Louis County Executive Sam Page has sent to County Council members. The letter, tweeted out by councilman Tim Fitch on Saturday, says the $200,000 would have to be...
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Maria Keena
October 09, 2019 - 11:57 am
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOX) — Some changes are in the works for the St. Louis County Animal Care and Control facility. The new bill is from St. Louis County Council members Lisa Clancy and Mark Harder. Related: Residents, volunteers question understaffed St. Louis County Animal Shelter practices "...
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St. Louis County Council
KMOX/Michael Calhoun
August 07, 2019 - 3:04 am
CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOX) — There are two new Democrats on the St. Louis County Council. One of them is Kelli Dunaway, who defeated Republican Amy Poelker in the county's 2nd district with 60-percent of the vote. "I think it's really important that the economic driver of the state of Missouri, St. Louis...
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St. Louis County Councilman Ernie Trakas
via Michael Calhoun
Alex Degman
May 15, 2019 - 10:50 am
CLAYTON (KMOX) — The St. Louis County Council is slowly putting itself back together. Tuesday night, Ernie Trakas was selected presiding officer until at least January, when the council selects a chair and vice chair. "Some sense of normalcy and business sense will be undoubtedly obtained with...
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May 02, 2019 - 9:26 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Gas station and convenience store clerks may want to start checking customers' I.D. more often when selling vape products because St. Louis County wants to crack down hard on sales to underage vapers. St. Louis County Council originally wanted to ban the use of the trending...
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(Kevin Killeen, KMOX)
April 29, 2019 - 11:30 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Statements and reactions are beginning to flood into the KMOX newsroom after the indictment and resignation of former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger . RELATED : Sam Page named interim county executive following Stenger's resignation Stenger's interim replacement will be...
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Brad Choat
April 03, 2019 - 6:25 am
CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOX) — The county council voted Tuesday night to release the contents of a federal subpoena served on County Executive Steve Stenger's office. County Council members voted nearly unanimously Tuesday night to waive confidentiality and make the document public. Read the full federal...
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