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Commission plagued with vacancies as it aims for vote on changes to Charter

Pictured above: The 2019 St. Louis County Charter Commission convenes for its first meeting Feb. 21. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Editor’s Note: According to an amended add-on agenda sent out Tuesday morning for the July 23 County Council meeting, County Executive Sam Page nominated Wellston Mayor Nathaniel Griffin, a Democrat,

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County Council will continue to fight for federal subpoena

New 5th District Councilwoman Lisa Clancy, center, listens to members of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership board testify Jan. 15, along with 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, left, and 7th District Councilman Mark Harder. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Denied access to the federal subpoena served on the county,

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County officials can easily enhance 2018 transparency

Editorial: Our Call No matter the outcome of Tuesday’s election, St. Louis County officials new and old can immediately take a step toward transparency and accountability. And unlike most things in life, it’s easy. And free. On July 27, the County Council called an emergency meeting with less than 24 hours’ email notice to introduce

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