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Jefferson County Government Chaos Continues

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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Economy booming, county council focuses on road improvements

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

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Judge Reverses Council on Zoning Rejection

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

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Raises Finally Approved For St. Louis County Police

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


STL County Council File Lawsuit Against Executive

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Four members of the St. Louis County Council are suing County Executive Steve Stenger along with two other county officials. The lawsuit claims Stenger is interfering with the hiring of auditors. 87 more words


4-H Grows #3: Councils

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

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Waller Lawsuit Dismissed

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

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