Tag: St. Louis County

Updates to FDA regulations, and voting methods heard at STL County Council meeting

The St. Louis County Council was busy on Tuesday night hearing about new legislation regarding upgrades to the county’s FDA food model regulations, voting procedure and a proposed time change for the weekly meeting’s starting time. One piece of legislation introduced by Councilman Sam Page, would accept and appropriate a grant for $20,000 from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for completion of a New Food Code Implementation Project to efficiently manage the environmental […]

St. Louis County Port Authority purchases Jamestown Mall property

After a long process, the St. Louis County Port Authority now owns all the property at the derelict Jamestown Mall site in Florissant and are hearing requests for proposals (RFP) to redevelop the site. At St. Louis County Executive Stenger’s urging, the St. Louis County Port Authority actively negotiated to secure all of the Jamestown property. The mall, which had multiple owners, closed in 2014. In 2015, County Executive Stenger traveled to New York to meet […]

STL County Council will hear legislation that seeks to update county’s FDA food regulations

Legislation that would update the St. Louis County Department of Public Health’s FDA model food code will be heard at Tuesday’s St. Louis County Council meeting.  The legislation, which is sponsored by Councilman Sam Page, would accept and appropriate a grant for $20,000 from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for completion of a New Food Code Implementation Project to efficiently manage the environmental health programs of regulated facilities by adopting the most […]

RELEASE: County Executive and Public Health Department Urge All Residents to Be Cautious During Record Flu Season

Clayton, MO – Influenza season has arrived and both County Executive Steve Stenger and the Saint Louis County Department of Public Health are urging all county residents to be cautious as flu numbers have risen in recent weeks. “This isn’t just about protecting yourself, although that is certainly important,” said County Executive Stenger. “If you’re sick, stay home and rest.” St. Louis City and County have seen an uptick in flu cases. It is important […]

STL County Councilwoman Colleen Wasinger to not seek re-election, former STL County police chief interested in seat

St. Louis County Councilwoman Colleen Wasinger announced Thursday that she won’t seek a fourth term with the St. Louis County Council and now a former St. Louis County Police Chief expressed interest in the position. Wasinger, a Republican who represents the county’s 3rd district, has held the position since 2007 and stated to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, that she wants to give another person the chance at the seat and that she wants to seek out other […]

Stenger moves to reduce STL County Council budget increase

St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger on Wednesday used an executive order to reduce $500,000 in spending that the St. Louis County Council approved late last year. The appropriation that’s being reduced was a $500,000 increase to the St. Louis County Council’s own budget. Stenger announced the change on KMOX’s Mark Reardon show, stating that he had the authority under the county charter to move line-item spending and that he was moving the money back […]

STL County Council passes police overtime pay legislation

At the first meeting of 2018, the St. Louis County Council approved legislation that would grant millions of dollars for the St. Louis County Police Department to cover for overtime pay. The bill which was passed unanimously on Wednesday, was originally requested by St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar, stated that the county police department would need a supplemental appropriation for $3 million. The legislation that was passed stated that the $3 million would come from […]

St. Louis County warming shelters provide safety in bitter winter

St. Louis County officials remind those in need that the county’s warming shelters are open to anyone who needs access to a warm place to stay during the bitter cold winter months. St. Vincent Community Center at 7335 St. Charles Rock Road in North County is open from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and the Affton White-Rodgers Community Center at 9801 Mackenzie Rd. in South County is open from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. In […]

STL County Council set to open 2018 with a busy schedule

The St. Louis County Council will begin the new year by hearing about legislation that aims improve the way the area handles elections and also legislation that seeks to update the county’s FDA model food code. Eric Fey and Rick Stream, directors of elections for the St. Louis County Election Board, requested legislation to accept and appropriate an Election Efficiency Grant totaling $170,147.92 from Missouri Secretary of State John Ashcroft. The legislation hopes to improve […]

RELEASE: During Cold Weather, Pet Adoption Center Urges Caution Shelter Has Many Animals Waiting For New Homes

Clayton, Mo – (December 29, 2017) –St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger and The St. Louis County Pet Adoption Center want to remind pet owners that frigid winter temperatures can be dangerous for pets left outdoors. “Please remember that if it’s too cold for you, it’s too cold for your pets,” County Executive Stenger said. The St. Louis County Pet Adoption Center, located at 10521 Baur Blvd, Olivette Mo, is also offering free hay for […]