Tag: Councilwoman Hazel Erby

RELEASE: 200 MetroBus stops adopted in first year of new program

Metro transit has named the city of Dellwood as its top municipal partner in St. Louis County for the Adopt-A-Stop program. Dellwood has adopted a total of 16 MetroBus stops since the program launched more than a year ago. Dellwood is among the more than 100 organizations and individuals who have adopted and are maintaining 200 MetroBus stops in the City of St. Louis and in St. Louis County. The goal of Adopt-A-Stop is to […]

STL County Council may vote on McCulloch pension bill

After months of waiting, the St. Louis County Council may vote on a bill that would impact the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s pension. Councilwoman Hazel Erby plans to call her substitute bill on Tuesday that will attempt to roll back the previously agreed upon county pension plan. The measure passed last fall for the adjustment pension funds was meant to improve benefit packages to retain quality employees. Erby and others are now voicing concerns […]

Four St. Louis County Councilmembers sue Stenger in regards to County Auditor positions

On Monday, it was revealed that four members of the St. Louis County Council were suing County Executive Steve Stenger in regards to him blocking the county auditor from hiring additional staff. St. Louis County Councilmembers Sam Page, Ernie Trakas, Rochelle Walton-Gray, and Hazel Erby filed the suit in the St. Louis County Circuit Court. According to the lawsuit, it “arises out of an attempt by the St. Louis County Executive to interfere with the […]

South County Republican Trakas plays key role in North County Democrats’ council majority

CLAYTON, MO – They say politics makes for strange bedfellows. A South County Republican taking his marching orders from North County Democrats to add more employees to county bureaucracy would prove them right. It has become common knowledge that Ernie Trakas, who represents South County on the county council, has consistently voted with North County Democrats Rochelle Walton Gray from Black Jack, Hazel Erby from University City, and Sam Page of Creve Coeur to deliver […]

Legislation that sheds more light on how STL County spends Prop P funds passes

The St. Louis County Council on Tuesday passed a bill that would clear up how Proposition P money would be used. Councilman Mark Harder said the bill is designed to answer St. Louis County resident’s questions on where Prop P is going and to add transparency to the process. “It’s very important from a transparency standpoint. We’ve had many calls and people at our meetings asking how the Prop P money will be spent and we want […]

RELEASE: New Fresh Food Kiosks to Bring Healthy Food Options to Metro Transit Riders and North St. Louis County Residents

ST. LOUIS, MO: Bi-State Development is launching an 18-month pilot program to provide access to healthy food for transit riders and residents in two areas in North St. Louis County who do not have convenient access to grocery stores or supermarkets. The new Link Market food kiosks, located at the North Hanley and Wellston Transit Centers, will officially open in the coming weeks — offering fresh fruits, vegetables, milk, eggs, bread, meat, cheese and other […]

St. Louis County Council set for a busy week

The St. Louis County Council seems to have a busy week ahead as it will take up multiple controversial issues including the pension reform bills and the Creve Coeur ice rink construction. Before the council meeting on Tuesday, council members will look at Councilwoman Hazel Erby’s bill that would attempt to roll back the previously agreed upon county pension plan. The measure passed last fall for the adjustment pension funds was meant to improve benefit […]

St. Louis County Council to honor Korean War veteran

St. Louis County Council plans to honor Korean War and Army veteran at Tuesday’s county council meeting. Councilman Pat Dolan, who represents Clayton, will introduce a resolution that would honor the life and memory of Cecil H. “Hal” Hale, an Army veteran of the Korean War, who passed away on June 29. In addition to the rally, the St. Louis County Council is scheduled to perfect certain bills pertaining to retirement pension benefits. Councilwoman Hazel […]