Tag: Treasurer Tishaura Jones

St. Louis officials reach agreement to reinforce city’s reserve funds

An agreement between the city of St. Louis’ treasurer and one city alderman has been reached to reinforce the city’s reserve funds. Alderman Jeffrey Boyd and Treasurer Tishaura Jones reached an agreement Thursday to move money from the city’s parking fund to hire more neighborhood police officers, buy two new tow trucks and bolster the city’s reserve funds. Board Bill 69 CS authorizes a transfer of $250,000 to purchase two new tow trucks, $800,000 to restore  Neighborhood […]

City of St. Louis to look into forming its own bank

The city of St. Louis could soon be exploring the idea of establishing a public municipal bank to address some of city’s most pressing issues — such as affordable housing, small business growth and financing for municipal projects. St. Louis Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed introduced a resolution that would create a 13-member task force to study the idea on March 9. “It’s meant to set the stage for us to begin to get some […]