The city’s budget, from taxes, fees and other revenues, is quickly approaching $1 billion. While costs of doing business continue to rise and tax receipts fall in difficult economic times, money exists to make substantial investments in programs and public spaces, to stimulate private investment in neighborhoods north, central and south. The budget affects all [...]
Today’s full board meeting included consideration of one controversial bill, a bill that would transfer ten staff members from St. Louis Development Corporation to the St. Louis Economic Council, to create a new entity known as the St. Louis Economic Partnership. This legislation passed out of the Housing, Urban Development and Zoning Committee (HUDZ) in [...]
On April 23rd the Board of Estimate and Apportionment sent to the Board of Aldermen a recommended Operating Plan for fiscal year 2014. That plan, which is the city’s budget, can be found on the Budget Division’s website. The Ways and Means Committee of the Board of Aldermen is now hosting a series of public [...]
This past week the Board of Aldermen held their weekly meeting, which commenced at 10:00 Am and can be viewed on Channel 10 TV.
Alderman Antonio D. French is serving his 2nd term as the Alderman of the 21st Ward, representing parts of the neighborhoods of The Greater Ville, Kingsway East, Mark Twain, Penrose, and O’Fallon, where he was born and raised.
This past week the Board of Aldermen held their weekly meeting, initially presided by Alderwoman Phyllis Young and then Lewis Reed, President of the Board of Aldermen.