ST LOUIS, MO – St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger has selected Jack L. Thomas, Jr. as the first ever Chief Diversity Officer for County government. Thomas has more than 30 years of experience strengthening inclusion of minority- and woman-owned business enterprises (MWBE) in public contracting. Most of his career has been spent in the … Continue reading St Louis News: St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger Names First-Ever Chief Diversity Officer, Jack L. Thomas, Jr.
ST LOUIS, MO – St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger has signed an executive order removing questions about a job candidate’s criminal history from initial applications for employment within County government. The order to “Ban the Box” on County job applications will delay questions related to an individual’s criminal history until later in the hiring … Continue reading Missouri News: St. Louis County Executive, Steve Stenger Issues “Ban the Box” Executive Order
Severe winter storm with heavy winds, snow, and flooding caused significant damage to local infrastructure beginning April through May 2018 ST. PAUL, MN – Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton Friday authorized the use of funds from the State Disaster Assistance Contingency Account for emergency relief in Nobles County, Rock County, and St. Louis County. Certain areas … Continue reading Minnesota News: Governor Dayton Authorizes State Disaster Assistance for Nobles, Rock, St. Louis Counties
ST. LOUIS, MO – The Missouri Public Service Commission (MoPSC) today approved new water and sewer rates for Missouri American Water customers to take effect May 28, 2018. Customers in St. Louis County using 15,000 gallons per quarter will see a new quarterly bill of $98.72 plus taxes and fees. This is a 16.9 percent increase, or … Continue reading Missouri News: New Customer Rates for Missouri American Water Approved by MoPSC
FERGUSON, Mo./November 22, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Ferguson, Missouri, has paid nearly a half-million dollars to the monitor team overseeing its police and court reforms, but city leaders question what they’ve gotten for their money, especially after the departure of the original lead monitor. Washington attorney Clark Kent Ervin resigned in September after serving a little … Continue reading APNewsBreak: Ferguson leaders wonder if monitor worth cost
MOUNT PROSPECT, IL, July 15, 2017 (STL.NEWS) In a crucial step to further enhance the public health and assist in the prevention of prescription drug misuse and abuse in St Louis County and other participating Missouri jurisdictions, the St Louis County Department of Public Health has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Association … Continue reading NABP’s PMP InterConnect Forges New Partnership with St Louis County
JEFFERSON CITY, MO/June 29, 2017 (STL.News) Governor Greitens – Governor Eric Greitens has appointed Dean P. Waldemer, of Kirkwood, as Circuit Court Judge for the 21st Judicial Circuit, which covers St. Louis County. He will fill the position created by the retirement of the Honorable Tom DePriest, Jr. Waldemer has more than three decades of … Continue reading Governor Greitens Appoints Dean Waldemer as Circuit Judge for St. Louis County
ST LOUIS, MO/May 11, 2017 (STL.News) A section of north St. Louis County is embarking on a new era. A ceremony was held Wednesday morning to celebrate the official merger of Vinita Park and Vinita Terrace. Voters approved the merger during the November 2016 election, making Vinita Terrace the fourth ward of Vinita Park. “The … Continue reading Two North County Communities Make History By Merging