Tag: Councilmember Ernie Trakas

STL County Council member under investigation regarding possible charter violation

A special prosecutor has been assigned to investigate whether St. Louis County Councilman Ernie Trakas violated the county‚Äôs charter by working as an attorney for public school districts. On Wednesday, St. Louis County Circuit Judge Douglas Beach assigned St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney Tim Lohmar to investigate the issue. The county charter bars any councilman from holding state or local governmental employment. If Lohmar finds that Trakas violated the county charter, Trakas would have to […]