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Judge halts County Council’s subpoena of Northwest Plaza developers, for now

With the two chairs reserved for Bob and David Glarner empty, County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas says the developers' failure to appear at a council Ethics Committee hearing is a 'flagrant, flagrant' violation of the public trust. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

August 3, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A judge temporarily agreed to the Northwest Plaza developers’ request to quash a subpoena from the St. Louis County Council, halting efforts to get them to testify for now. County Circuit Judge David Vincent III ordered a halt Thursday to the c...

Northwest Plaza owners sue county over subpoenas forcing them to testify

New 5th District Councilwoman Lisa Clancy, center, listens to members of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership board testify Jan. 15, 2019, along with 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, left, and 7th District Councilman Mark Harder. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

July 31, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The owners of county offices at Northwest Plaza have filed a lawsuit challenging subpoenas issued by the County Council demanding that they testify or risk going to jail. Northwest Plaza owners Robert and David Glarner, the brothers who redevelo...

Council subpoenas Northwest owners, who must testify Aug. 6

Black Jack Mayor Norm McCourt, who works in the county clerk's office, transports the four boxes filled with an estimated 7,000 pages of documents from the Glarner brothers about the county's Northwest Plaza lease to the county's vault for storage after an Ethics Committee hearing June 25. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

July 31, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  For what is likely the first time in St. Louis County history, the County Council has ordered private citizens to testify to the council or possibly go to jail. The council unanimously voted July 2 to issue subpoenas to Robert and David Glarner, t...

NW Plaza’s owners could get subpoena to testify to Council

With the two chairs reserved for Bob and David Glarner empty, County Council Presiding Officer Ernie Trakas says the developers' failure to appear at a council Ethics Committee hearing is a 'flagrant, flagrant' violation of the public trust. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

July 1, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  The County Council could force the owners of the former Northwest Plaza to testify in front of council members about the county’s lease at the facility, which is estimated to cost county taxpayers between $50 million and $70 million ov...

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