Public Transit: Unfortunately, #31 Chouteau will not be running on Manchester in Ready Room vicinity this Saturday.
Make your voice heard. Contact your Alderman and Mayor, Comptroller, Board President. Contact info at end of post.
2 pm Wednesday, July 17, 2018
Board of Estimate & Apportionment (Mayor, Comptroller, Board President)
Room 200, City Hall, 1200 Market
Agenda Item #5 is interesting. The Comptroller, who voted against the Airport Privatization Consultant Contract with ties to Rex Sinquefield, is now asking for an amendment to the contract.
In other Lambert Airport news, Lambert is getting $10.2 Million from the FAA to repair runway 12L/30R & lighting system for the runway. It’s one of 450 grants in 49 states. The matching funds required from City are $3.4 Million. According to 20th Ward Alderwoman Cara Spencer, if the airport was privately run, the City’s match increase by 20%, another $750,000.
1:30 pm Wednesday, July 18, 2018
St. Louis Board of Adjustment
Room 208, City Hall, 1200 Market
Open to the Public
Wednesday’s Agenda Includes one 7th Ward/Lafayette Appeal:
APPEAL #20149 -– Appeal filed by DBA Orphaned Objects from the determination of the Building Commissioner in the denial of an occupancy permit authorizing the Appellant to operate a resale shop at 1463 S. 18th St – Zone B – Two-Family Dwelling District. The address is owned by Stray Rescue. The Missouri Secretary of State database has no registration for Orphaned Objects.
Next Week, July 25th Agenda Includes one 7th Ward/Soulard Appeal:
APPEAL #10428 – Appeal filed by South Side Properties LLC – BP Corner Market, from the determination of the Building Commissioner to construct a convenience store/gas station, per plans, applying to amend condition #2 (to allow the sales of individual cans of beer) and condition #3 (to allow the sales of blunt cigars in original packaging) of the variance, at 701 Russell. Zone G – Local Commercial and Office District
We finished our voting tonight. The last issue to be decided- Prop 1- received a No Endorsement Vote. Noes came in second.
August 7, 2018 Endorsements
By 7th Ward Independent Democrats &
7th Ward Committeewoman Marie Ceselski
U.S. Senator: Re-Elect Claire McCaskill
State Auditor: Elect Nicole Galloway
Prop A: Vote No On Right To Work For Less
Prop 1 GO Bond Issue: No Endorsement
Tuesday, July 17th, filing begins for the November 6th St. Louis City School Board Election. Filing closes August 21st.
Two School Board members will be elected on November 6th for seats presently held by Donna Jones and Bill Haas.
School Board members are elected at-large by non-partisan ballot.
If you are interested in running for School Board, 7th Ward Democratic Committeewoman Marie Ceselski (630-7599 firstname.lastname@example.org) would like to meet with you to talk about your running and answer any questions you have about filing or running, including campaign finance reporting requirements.
Here is some basic information about filing for School Board.
Where and When to File: Filing is done at the St. Louis City Board of Election Commissioners, 300 N. Tucker between 8 am and 5 pm Weekdays.
Qualifications for running for School Board:
- Must be a resident of the City of St. Louis for at least three years.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen for at least three years.
- Must be a Registered Voter in the City of St. Louis.
- Must be at least 24 years of age.
- Must not owe any taxes.
- Must not have an interest in any contract with or claim against the School Board, either directly or indirectly.
- Must not be registered or required to be registered as a sex offender.
- Must not have been found guilty of or pled guilty to a felony or misdemeanor under the federal laws of the United States.
- Must not have been found guilty to or pled guilty to a felony under the laws of Missouri.
- Must not have been found guilty to or pled guilty to an offense committed in another state that would be considered a felony in Missouri.
- Must file a Personal Financial Disclosure Statement.
Must file Campaign Finance Reports with Missouri Ethics Commission.
- Filing Fee: $100
Missouri School Board Association’s A Candidate’s Guide to Running for the School Board
7th Ward Independent Democrats will sponsor a School Board Candidate Survey and Candidate Forum.
Proposition 1 is a peculiar ballot issue with no supporter or opponent committee or website. We’ve done the best we can to find information and post it here.
7th Ward Independent Democrats will vote this week on whether or not to endorse the proposal or take no position.