Tag: St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger

Raja’s 25th birthday honored with proclamations from Mayor Krewson and County Executive Stenger

Though he wasn’t there to see it, St. Louis’ beloved elephant Raja had a big birthday bash Wednesday at the St. Louis Zoo. The elephant of the hour who turned 25 years old didn’t make an appearance at his own birthday party, however. Due to the extremely cold temperatures, zoo officials said Raja spent the day indoors with the other elephants in a climate-controlled barn. Zoo officials added that Raja received plenty of cool treats […]

Local officials honor the first female officer in St. Louis County

Local County officials honored the first St. Louis County female police officer this month with an official County holiday which celebrated her 22-year career with the department. On the 60th Anniversary of her first day, St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar, and St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger deemed Dec. 21, 2017 as Police Officer Winona “Jean” Schrieber Day. Schrieber’s dreams of becoming a police officer first got its start while she was living […]

St. Louis County Council passes FY2018 legislation

At 2017’s final meeting of the St. Louis County Council, members voted to approve various FY18 budget bills. Some of the legislation consisted of adopting a budget for the general fund, special road and bridge fund, health fund, park maintenance, assessment fund and highway capital construction budget. According to estimates from the budget director, the county’s 2018 budget will allocate over $18 million from the reserves fund to cover spending. If spent, this would leave […]

RELEASE: St. Louis County Executive Releases Report on Forward Through Ferguson Recommendations

Clayton, MO, December 8, 2017- St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger has released a document detailing the County’s implementation of numerous recommendations included in Forward Through Ferguson’s 2015 report. St. Louis County’s efforts to promote racial equity include: Securing over $63 million in grants within the Promise Zone to address racial and economic disparities. The Stenger administration secured this Federal designation that is a partnership between the Federal Government, St. Louis County and City. The […]

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 […]

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 […]