Tom Sullivan

Page asks for more money; council holds for months

Pictured above: County Executive Sam Page at a council meeting last summer before he became St. Louis County executive. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  Web Exclusive Update: The County Council voted to approve the supplemental appropriation Tuesday 5-0. Look for the expanded story in a future print edition of

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Plan for convention center expansion dedicates funding for new North County projects

Pictured above: North County Recreation Complex By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  The contentious debate on extending The Dome football stadium bonds for 40 years to expand the America’s Center convention center in downtown St. Louis came with a side discussion on whether the county should designate part of the funding specifically for North County. The

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The Call makes endorsements for contests in the April 2 election

Editorial  MSD Proposition S stormwater impervious fee We were neutral on this proposition, but if longtime MSD critic Tom Sullivan actually thinks it might be a good idea, we can’t help but agree. The Call endorses Prop S. Lindbergh Proposition R bond issue If Prop R, a $105 million, 83-cent no-tax-rate-increase bond issue is approved

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Reader: St. Louis Zoo does not need any tax hike

Letter to the Editor To the editor: Proposition Z is the one-eighth-cent sales-tax increase for the St. Louis Zoo that will be on the Nov. 6 ballot in St. Louis County only. The zoo mainly wants the increase to operate a huge breeding farm it plans to build in north county. The proposal is completely

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H.C. Milford dies; was the last Republican county executive

Pictured above: In this print archive photo from 1990, St. Louis County Executive Henry C. Milford told Oakville Mehlville Concord Village Chamber members that city officials would have no control over money from a hotel/motel tax being considered Apr. 3 by residents of St. Louis County. Milford added that St. Louis County would not be forced

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‘Metro Reimagined’ aims to increase bus service

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Metro is redesigning its bus routes as part of a plan called “Metro Reimagined” that would be the largest overhaul in 15 years and aims to increase frequency on high-demand bus routes and modernize the system with technology. The plan is designed within Metro’s existing budget, with the goal

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