Tag: St. Louis County Auditor Mark Tucker

STL County Councilman Mark Harder calls on County Auditor for update

Councilman Mark Harder on Tuesday called for the St. Louis County Auditor to provide an update on completed audits to the St. Louis County Council. In addition to the status of audits that St. Louis County Auditor Mark Tucker has conducted, Harder also requested to hear an update on the hiring of personnel for the Auditor’s Office. “I sent a letter through to all the council members asking for an update on audits performed since […]

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 […]

St. Louis County Auditor releases report that critics call unverifiable

The St. Louis County Auditor released a three-page document regarding police presence on the MetroLink but critics say this report doesn’t show much of anything. St. Louis County Auditor Mark Tucker’s office released an “Investigative Assessment” detailing St. Louis County Police personnel riding various MetroLink trains and conducting their routine duties. According to the St. Louis County Auditor’s office the test was initiated on July 28 and lasted until Aug. 21. St. Louis County Executive […]

Stenger and Page feud over an open St. Louis County Auditor’s office position

Tensions rise as St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger and Councilman Sam Page debate staffing issues for the St. Louis County Auditor’s office. Next week Page plans to introduce a resolution that seeks to add more staffing to the County Auditor’s office but Stenger argues the office already has adequate staff but lacks an efficient County Auditor in Mark Tucker. According to the resolution, Page states that recent media reports have raised concerns by the […]

Stenger calls for the firing of St. Louis County Auditor

St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger has formally requested the County Council to fire the county’s auditor on Tuesday. The request is following an investigative report conducted by KMOV in which it showed St. Louis County Auditor Mark Tucker owing thousands to the IRS. According to Stenger’s office, Tucker faces a federal income tax lien of $91,496 and has been in place since 2011. “A delinquent tax debt of this magnitude demonstrates Tucker’s lack of […]