Tag: Ernie Trakas

St. Louis County Council moves forward with investigation of Stenger’s Northwest Crossings lease, St. Ann residents speak out

The St. Louis County Council on Tuesday night moved forward with a report requesting the U.S. attorney and Missouri attorney general investigate government leases initiated by County Executive Steve Stenger and some of his donors. By a vote of 5-0 with one abstention and one absent, the seven-member council approved a report from its Ethics Committee calling into question whether County Executive Steve Stenger took campaign money from developers of the Northwest Crossings (NWC) legally. Councilman Pat […]

St. Louis County Ethics Committee wants U.S. attorney, AG to investigate leases tied to Stenger donors

In a new report released by the St. Louis County Ethics Committee Tuesday, members urged the seven-member St. Louis County Council to request the U.S. attorney and Missouri attorney general investigate government leases initiated by County Executive Steve Stenger and some of his donors. The report alleges Stenger and his staff ignored the advice of the St. Louis County Department of Public Works when negotiating the leases of  Northwest Crossings (NWC), which went to the […]

Some STL County Council members seek to hire their own lawyer in battle with Stenger

Some members of the County Council led by County Council Chairman Sam Page hope to hire their own independent lawyer due to their ongoing conflict with County Executive Steve Stenger. The long standing conflict between Councilmembers Sam Page, Hazel Erby, Rochelle Walton Gray, and Ernie Trakas took a new turn Tuesday as Page hopes to introduce legislation that would hire Bick & Kistner PC to provide them legal services. This is a striking move from […]