Tag: St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger

STL County Police Chief asking for legislation that would cover police overtime pay

The St. Louis County Police chief is requesting that the St. Louis County Council draft legislation that would cover the costs of St. Louis County Police overtime pay. St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar sent a letter to both the St. Louis County Council and St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger requesting that the county police department receive a supplemental appropriation for $3 million. Belmar said the appropriation would cover the amount of overtime […]

St. Louis County to host an open house regarding the future of Jamestown Mall location

St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger will hold an open house regarding the future of the derelict Jamestown Mall site on Monday. The open house will be held in the atrium of the Detrick Building on the campus of Christian Hospital Northeast. The event is open to the public and will allow county residents to address any concerns and offer their input in regards to the use of the mall. Last month, the county received […]

County Executive to hold open house regarding Jamestown Mall

St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger is inviting anyone interested to attend an open house regarding the future of the Jamestown Mall site. The event which will be hosted at Christian Hospital’s Northeast Campus on Monday, Nov. 27, at 4:30 to 7:30 will allow residents and stakeholders to get the latest development news on the project and share their opinions. “Since I came into office in 2015, returning this property to productive use has been […]

Stenger proposes Prop P budget and financial plan to County Council

St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger’s office proposed to the St. Louis County Council on Thursday their ideas on how Proposition P funds would be allocated for next year in the county. According to Stenger, the proposed 2018 St. Louis County budget, submitted on Wednesday listed specific allocations for certain initiatives which are funded by Proposition P: Police Department Pay Increases ($18,617,956) Additional Police Officers ($9,931,912) Police Training ($1,00,000) Body Camera Program ($623,632) Juvenile Treatment […]

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 […]

Councilman Sam Page brings resolution that seeks to hire more staff in county auditor’s office

St. Louis County Councilman Sam Page plans on introducing a resolution on Tuesday that seeks to allow the County Council to fill a vacant position in the county auditor’s office. In the resolution, Page intends to seek judicial relief to direct that St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger proceed with the hiring of sufficient audit staff and any other budgeted positions in the legislative branch of county government. Currently, the St. Louis County Auditor’s Office […]

Multiple closures in Clayton ahead of protest

Due to the scheduled protests in Clayton, many of the area’s community athletic centers are scheduled to close on Wednesday. Starting at 5 p.m. protests are planned to take place at Shaw Park in response to the acquittal of former St. Louis cop Jason Stockley. The City of Clayton has made the following closures and cancellations: The Shaw Park Tennis Center will close at 3:30 p.m. The Center of Clayton will close at 4:30 p.m. […]

St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger issues statement on Clayton protest

“In advance of the planned protest later this afternoon in Clayton, I have met with County Police Chief Jon Belmar and his staff. They have a plan in place that is designed to protect the public, the businesses of Clayton and any demonstrators planning to gather here in order to lawfully exercise their right of free speech. Since Friday, thousands of our fellow citizens have assembled throughout the area to protest in the name of […]

St. Louis County Executive announces Harvey relief effort

Clayton, MO – (September 13, 2017) St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger is joining The Demetrious Johnson Charitable Foundation and St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson to help residents of Houston, Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey. Devastating winds, torrential rain, and historic floods caused by Hurricane Harvey impacted the lives of millions in Texas and along the Gulf Coast. On Saturday, September 16th, volunteers will be collecting new or used furniture, clothing, blankets, sheets, pillows, toiletries […]