Despite a full agenda that included approving higher-cost insurance coverage for county employees, appointing several people to county boards, adopting a procedure to fill resigning councilman Jim Kasten’s seat (Democrat, district 5), and dealing with a controversial zoning change on Old Lemay Ferry Road, the council instead voted to adjourn its November 13 meeting early in a… 414 more words
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The flourishing local economy is increasing pressure on Essex County to improve its roads to enhance the flow of commercial goods.
“It’s so important that we get those roads in proper condition,” said county Warden Tom Bain. 490 more words
I have written before about what I see as the Jefferson County Council’s excessive willingness to deny rezoning applications filed by people trying to start new businesses, instead siding with the NIMBY interests of neighboring landowners. 260 more words
CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOX) – Following months of contentious debate and numerous delayed votes, St. Louis County police officers are finally getting their pay raises.
Without discussion, the council got right to it during an early session on Halloween and passed the pay raise measure unanimously, 6-0, with 6th District Alderman Ernie Trakas absent. 350 more words
4-H Grows #3: Councils
Florida 4-H Standards and Expectations says that each county should have a County 4-H Council and participate in District Council. Beyond the fact that it is expected, it’s important as a youth development tool, and for the growth of your program. 787 more words
Jefferson County Executive Ken Waller (Republican) was a plaintiff in two lawsuits. One was asking for more salary for county elected officials. This suit is ongoing, but Waller took his name off of it (though he probably still stands to gain if it succeeds). 547 more words