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Relationship between Stenger and council shows no signs of thawing after the election

Relationship between Stenger and council shows no signs of thawing after the election

August 21, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The relationship between County Executive Steve Stenger and the County Council shows no signs of thawing after Stenger seemingly won re-election Aug. 7. The continued freeze last week came despite Stenger’s initial post-election prediction that “...

An unusual headline: County Council and Stenger actually get along

An unusual headline: County Council and Stenger actually get along

August 3, 2018

County Executive Steve Stenger, left, talks to council Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, at the Aug. 1 council meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com County Executive Steve Stenger and the St. Louis County Council actually got along this week, in ...

Voters to consider pair of St. Louis County Charter amendments Tuesday

Voters to consider pair of St. Louis County Charter amendments Tuesday

August 3, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com St. Louis County voters will consider two proposed amendments to the county Charter, the Constitution-like compact that the county operates under, in the election Tuesday, Aug. 7. Residents were originally set to consider three changes to the ...

Gallery: Port Authority board declines to answer questions

Gallery: Port Authority board declines to answer questions

July 31, 2018

County Council members Ernie Trakas, right, and Colleen Wasinger talk before the council meeting July 27. The council called a special meeting at 1 p.m. to discuss the Charter amendment that was pulled off the Aug. 7 primary ballot. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor gloria...

Stenger says he gets more done with a hostile County Council

Stenger says he gets more done with a hostile County Council

July 25, 2018

County Executive Steve Stenger, councilman Sam Page and councilwoman Hazel Erby listen to public comments during the council meeting on July 24. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com With the rollercoaster relationship between County Executive S...

Raises for Justice Center guards and nurses on hold due to Prop P dispute

Raises for Justice Center guards and nurses on hold due to Prop P dispute

July 25, 2018

Councilwoman Hazel Erby listens during the public comments portion of the council meeting July 24. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Both the County Council and County Executive Stenger say they want to give raises to Justice Center guards ...

Council overrides three Stenger vetoes, can now fund its own outside attorneys

Council overrides three Stenger vetoes, can now fund its own outside attorneys

July 24, 2018

County Council Chairman Sam Page looks off to check the clock before calling the July 24 council meeting to order. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The relationship between County Executive Steve Stenger and the County Council continued t...

Port Authority comes under scrutiny from County Council for precinct’s purchase

Port Authority comes under scrutiny from County Council for precinct’s purchase

July 24, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The County Council has focused its attention on the Port Authority since police Chief Jon Belmar announced in May that the Port Authority was purchasing land at Sappington and Gravois roads to use for the St. Louis County Police Department...

Council, Stenger declare opioid epidemic an emergency

Council, Stenger declare opioid epidemic an emergency

July 11, 2018

Above: County Executive Steve Stenger announces his declaration of a state of emergency around the opioid epidemic June 28, surrounded by health professionals including county Department of Public Health Director Faisal Khan, left. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com County Exec...

Council asks for investigations of Stenger’s county leases

Council asks for investigations of Stenger’s county leases

June 18, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The majority of the County Council recommended last week that the full council consider  asking for federal and state investigations into the county’s leases for a North County Government Center at the former Northwest Plaza mall. The move tar...

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