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Election tension running high in Sunset Hills

Billy Busch, center, with incoming Sunset Hills Mayor Pat Fribis and Ward 1 Alderman Dee Baebler at a Super Bowl party, in a picture posted to Fribis' Facebook page for her mayoral candidacy in 2016.

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

May 26, 2020

With general municipal elections looming next week, tensions among Sunset Hills officials were on display at what was supposed to have been the board’s last meeting before the originally scheduled April election. For breaking news including an ethics complaint made by Ward 1 Alderman Ann McMunn a...

A reader appreciates Sunset Hills’ transparency and communication

Letters to the editor

April 2, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: After reading a few articles and letters to the editor, I feel obligated to write. I don’t understand how anyone who does not participate in community activities, sit on a city committee or attend open-to-the-public aldermanic meetings and parks and recreation mee...

Sunset Hills officials ‘pulled a fast one’ on residents with rugby fields

Letters to the editor

November 12, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: There have been many people expressing their opinions about the issues surrounding the 20-year rugby field lease in Bander Park by the city of Sunset Hills. I believe most are missing the real issue. The real issue is not traffic, lighting, noise, alcohol or youth d...

Play Gloria: More government entities should display transparency by recording meetings

Play Gloria: More government entities should display transparency by recording meetings

September 12, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd The County Council is taking an exciting step forward right now with a trial run livestreaming its weekly council meetings. This won’t necessarily give county residents access to meetings they didn’t already have: The meetings have been on YouTube for years. But with its...

State’s Sunshine Law still one of weakest in country

Mike Anthony

July 11, 2017

"Call the Tune" by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Missouri Open Meetings and Records Act, also known as the Sunshine Law, marked its 56th anniversary earlier this year. Despite the longevity of the law, designed to promote open government, there was very little to celebrate...

City’s residents have right to know who initiated suit

July 6, 2017

"Call the Tune" by Mike Anthony Executive Editor news1@callnewspapers.com The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen recently voted in closed session to authorize City Attorney Robert E. Jones to file a lawsuit against the owners of a property on Rayburn Avenue “to obtain judgment for payment of the city’s...

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