Sunset Hills board to consider creating city clerk/city administrator post

Aldermen will meet Tuesday night

By Gloria Lloyd

The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen will consider whether to create the position of city clerk/city administrator when it meets Tuesday night.

Aldermen will meet at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 3939 S. Lindbergh Blvd.

Aldermen are scheduled to discuss whether to change the position of city clerk to city clerk/city administrator. The city clerk position has been vacant since former City Clerk Laura Rider left for the same position in Ladue.

Interim City Hall consultant Charles Montoya recommends that the city hire an administrator, and a joint session of the Personnel and Finance Committees unanimously agreed to direct City Attorney Robert E. Jones to draft an ordinance calling for a city administrator so that aldermen could discuss it.

Other new business up for discussion at the meeting is consideration of the city’s 2016 budget, an ordinance following Montoya’s recommendation that the city hold two meetings a month — one business meeting and one work session where aldermen can learn more about city business — an ordinance to maintain the private streets in the Grandview subdivision, an ordinance that amends how a private street can be accepted by the city and a sidewalk ordinance.

Up for final passage at the meeting are a request for a conditional-use permit, or CUP, for an animal hospital and veterinary office at 10327 Watson Road, a petition for a Community Improvement District or CID, for the same site, and approval of an improvement plan to extend and build a street leading to 12551 W. Watson Road.