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Filing set to begin next week for primary election in August

Filing set to begin next week for primary election in August

February 24, 2018

Staff Report Filing for the Tuesday, Aug. 7, primary for county, state and federal offices will open next week. Filing will begin at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, and continue through 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 27. In St. Louis County, the county executive seat now held by Democrat Steve Stenger is up for election...

Majority of council members remain at odds with Stenger

County Executive Steve Stenger, second from left, listens to Rep. Bob Burns, D-Affton, address the council last year, left to right: 5th District Councilman Pat Dolan, D-Richmond Heights, Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, 1st District Councilwoman Hazel Erby and 4th District Councilwoman Rochelle Walton Gray, D-Black Jack. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

February 15, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com A majority of the County Council is accusing County Executive Steve Stenger of using intimidation and threats to get his way, but Stenger dismissed the claims as “election-year ankle-biting.” The allegations leveled by the council span...

Wasinger weighs bid for county executive

Wasinger weighs bid for county executive

January 25, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The Republican councilwoman representing Sunset Hills on the County Council is weighing whether to run for county executive, after previously announcing she would not seek re-election to her council seat. Since 3rd District Councilwoman Colleen W...

Fitch announces bid for council seat; won’t accept campaign contributions

Fitch announces bid for council seat; won’t accept campaign contributions

January 24, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Former St. Louis County Police Department Chief Tim Fitch kicked off his candidacy for the County Council last week with a promise that he would take no campaign donations. The seat Fitch is seeking is currently held by 3rd District Councilwoman...

County director of administration retires

January 11, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com County Council members may not agree on everything, but they unanimously agree they will miss county Director of Administration Pamela Reitz, who retired last week after decades on the job. Reitz was one of the department heads that Co...

Wasinger won’t run again on County Council

Colleen Wasinger

January 10, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com One of the County Council members who represents part of south county is not running for re-election this year, opening up a potential battle for a seat that is rarely open. The legislator who represents Sunset Hills on the council, 3rd District...

Council moves to slash $31 million from Stenger’s 2018 budget

County Executive Steve Stenger, second from left, listens to Rep. Bob Burns, D-Affton, address the council last year, left to right: 5th District Councilman Pat Dolan, D-Richmond Heights, Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, 1st District Councilwoman Hazel Erby and 4th District Councilwoman Rochelle Walton Gray, D-Black Jack. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

December 19, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Update: The County Council granted final approval to the 2018 budget with the $31 million in slashed spending at its meeting Dec. 19. The County Council took steps last week to slash $31 million from County Executive Steve Stenger’s proposed...

County Council majority sues Stenger

County Executive Steve Stenger, second from left, listens to Rep. Bob Burns, D-Affton, address the council last year, left to right: 5th District Councilman Pat Dolan, D-Richmond Heights, Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, 1st District Councilwoman Hazel Erby and 4th District Councilwoman Rochelle Walton Gray, D-Black Jack. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

November 7, 2017

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Pictured: County Executive Steve Stenger, second from left, listens to Rep. Bob Burns, D-Affton, address the council Oct. 17, left to right: 5th District Councilman Pat Dolan, D-Richmond Heights, Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, 1st District Cou...

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Colleen Wasinger