Tag: St. Louis County Charter

Special prosecutor asks for the removal of St. Louis County Councilman Ernie Trakas for violating county charter

A St. Charles County special prosecutor on Saturday asked the St. Louis County courts to remove Councilman Ernie Trakas from his position, deeming that he violated the county charter by working for three area school districts. According to Tim Lohmar, a St. Charles County prosecutor, Trakas violated the charter by providing contracted legal work for Sikeston, Cape Girardeau, and Jefferson City. Lohmar was assigned to the case in February by St. Louis County Circuit Judge Douglas Beach […]

STL County Council may address councilmember’s absences

The St. Louis County Council on Tuesday may hear a resolution that would address one of its member’s prolonged absence. St. Louis County Councilman Sam Page will introduce a resolution on Tuesday that would reference Section 2.140.4 of the St. Louis County Charter at the Nov. 7 meeting only in the event that Councilman Ernie Trakas is unable to attend the scheduled meeting. According to Section 2.140.4 if any council member is absent from more than […]