Tag: Prop P

RELEASE: St. Louis County Council misappropriating Proposition P funds

On Tuesday May 9, 2018 six of the seven County Council members violated the public trust and passed a liberal spending bill to give St Louis County Health Department employees salary increases from the funds that were raised from the Public Safety sales tax, commonly known as Prop P. Sixth District Councilman Ernie Trakas, who claims to be a Republican, gave the measure a “resounding Yes!” vote.  Trakas has continually voted with liberal Democrats on […]

STL County Council passes legislation that would allow Mizzou to assist with county drug monitoring program

The St. Louis County Council on Tuesday passed legislation that would allow the University of Missouri to assist with the county’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP). The legislation was requested from Dr. Faisal Khan, the director of the St. Louis County Department of Health, which would allow the county to enter into a contract with the Board of Curators at Mizzou. The university will assist the St. Louis County Department of Public Health by conducting […]

Erby introduces legislation that would give Corrections Medicine employees a sizable raise

After months of public forum at the St. Louis County Council meetings some St. Louis County employees may finally have their sought out pay raise through Proposition P funds. Councilwoman Hazel Erby on Tuesday introduced legislation that would use Prop P funds to give Corrections Medicine and certain employees at the St. Louis County Department of Justice Services a 10 percent raise. This comes after months of public comment from various St. Louis County Corrections […]

STL Councilmember hopes to give certain Department of Health employees Prop P funds

Councilwoman Hazel Erby on Tuesday introduced legislation that would use Prop P funds to give Corrections Medicine employees at the St. Louis County Department of Public Health a 10 percent raise. Erby’s legislation comes as a response to County Executive Steve Stenger’s proposal to give corrections medicine employees a three percent raise. In addition to the 10 percent raise Erby is proposing, the legislation would also include a two percent raise for every five years service […]

Not enough: Some oppose Stenger’s three percent raise for corrections medicine employees

At the St. Louis County Council meeting on Tuesday, some councilmembers along with a few public speakers opposed the county executive’s new plan to give corrections medicine employees a three percent raise. Communication from County Executive Steve Stenger recommends that the sum of $150,000 be appropriated to support a program for a 3 percent raise for employees assigned to and working in the Corrections Medicine Program of the Division of Health Services in the Department […]

Stenger recommends a plan that would give corrections medicine employees a three percent raise

St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger has recommended the St. Louis County Council appropriate funds from the unappropriated balance of the Health Fund to give county healthcare workers a three percent raise. Communication from Stenger would recommend that the sum of $150,000 be appropriated to support a program for a 3 percent raise for employees assigned to and working in the Corrections Medicine Program of the Division of Health Services in the Department of Public […]

STL County Council still wrestle where Prop P funds should go to

St. Louis County Corrections Medicine staff at the St. Louis County Council meeting on Tuesday asked for a pay raise through Proposition P, after debate between some councilmembers and St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger — a compromise will be sought. During the public forum phase of at the County Council meeting, numerous medical service staff requested that they receive a raise from Prop P because they believe their line of work is still a […]

Clayton outlines Prop P spending plan

Clayton police and firefighters soon will see the benefit of the new money for public safety services coming to the city from the Proposition P county-wide sales tax, approved by voters April 4. While other county municipalities have squabbled over where exactly to spend the money, Clayton City Manager Craig Owens said his city’s approximately $800,000 a year share of Prop P is going directly to public safety. Owens said the bulk of that will […]

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 […]