Wednesday Budget Hearing On Public Safety Cuts

budget2018_AOP_cover-page-001St. Louis City Board of Aldermen
Ways & Means Committee
8:30 am Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Leisure Room, City Hall, 1200 Market

Open to the Public but the public opportunity to testify was a one hour meeting last week.

Hearing on Budget for Public Safety Department
Director
Corrections Division
Fire Department
Police Department

Cuts to Public Safety Department Budget includes…
-$280,000 Building Division (cut 5 positions + miscellaneous)
-$205,000 Neighborhood Stabilization (cut 3 positions)
-$140,000 Corrections Division (salary savings and overtime reductions)
-$30,000 Excise Divisions (salaries down)
-$143,000 Police Department (cut 5 vacant Park ranger positions + miscellaneous)
-$70,000 Police Department (cut 1 vacant Marshal position + miscellaneous)

City Website Calendar Notice

Board Bill 1 (FY2018 Budget)

Here’s the proposed City Operating Plan for FY2018, department by department, it will give you more information than the budget bill.

Budget Division FY 2018 Budget slide show

Video of Budget Division FY 2018 Budget Presentation to BOA Ways & Means Committee

Ways & Means Committee Members: 8th Ward Alderman Stephen Conway (Chair), 27th Ward Alderwoman Pam Boyd (elected in April), 21st Ward Alderman John Collins-Muhammad (elected in April), 19th Ward Alderwoman Marlene E Davis, 14th Ward Alderwoman Carol Howard, 4th Ward Alderman Samuel L. Moore, 13th Ward Alderwoman Beth Murphy, 23rd Ward Alderman Joseph Vaccaro. Board President Lewis Reed is a voting member of all committees.

Contact Information for Aldermen and Board PresidentContact Information for Aldermen and Board President

Thursday Hearing on Cuts to Parks & Forestry Budget

pontiac1St. Louis City Board of Aldermen
Ways & Means Committee
8:30 am Thursday, May 18, 2017
Leisure Room, City Hall, 1200 Market

Open to the Public but the public opportunity to testify was the one hour Wednesday at another meeting 

+ Approve Notices for the Minimum Wage Law & Rules and Regulations

+ Hearing on Budget for Parks Department:
Parks Division- $200,000 Reduction (3 vacant positions)
Forestry- $100,000 Reduction (weed control contract)

City Website Calendar Notice

Board Bill 1 (FY2018 Budget)

Here’s the proposed City Operating Plan for FY2018, department by department, it will give you more information than the budget bill.

Budget Division FY 2018 Budget slide show

Video of Budget Division FY 2018 Budget Presentation to BOA Ways & Means Committee

Ways & Means Committee Members: 8th Ward Alderman Stephen Conway (Chair), 27th Ward Alderwoman Pam Boyd (elected in April), 21st Ward Alderman John Collins-Muhammad (elected in April), 19th Ward Alderwoman Marlene E Davis, 14th Ward Alderwoman Carol Howard, 4th Ward Alderman Samuel L. Moore, 13th Ward Alderwoman Beth Murphy, 23rd Ward Alderman Joseph Vaccaro. Board President Lewis Reed is a voting member of all committees.

Contact Information for Aldermen and Board President

Wednesday Citizen Input Meeting on FY 2018 City Budget

budget2018_AOP_cover-page-001This is the one hour allotted to the public to comment in person on City Budget and proposed staffing cuts (or, in the case of the Mayor’s office, staffing increase).

St. Louis City Board of Aldermen
Ways & Means Committee
Citizens Input Meeting on City Budget
6:30-7:30 pm Wednesday, May 17th
St. Mary Magdalen School Hall, 4924 Bancroft
(14th Ward, Southampton Neighborhood)

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Board Bill 1 (FY2018 Budget)

Here’s the proposed City Operating Plan for FY2018, department by department, it will give you more information than the budget bill.

Budget Division FY 2018 Budget slide show

Video of Budget Division FY 2018 Budget Presentation to BOA Ways & Means Committee

Ways & Means Committee Members: 8th Ward Alderman Stephen Conway (Chair), 27th Ward Alderwoman Pam Boyd (elected in April), 21st Ward Alderman John Collins-Muhammad (elected in April), 19th Ward Alderwoman Marlene E Davis, 14th Ward Alderwoman Carol Howard, 4th Ward Alderman Samuel L. Moore, 13th Ward Alderwoman Beth Murphy, 23rd Ward Alderman Joseph Vaccaro. Board President Lewis Reed is a voting member of all committees.

Contact Information for Aldermen and Board President 

City Budget Hearings Start Wednesday

budget2018_AOP_cover-page-001Or not.

City online calendar lists Board of Aldermen Ways & Means Committee hearings on budget for…

9 am Wednesday, May 10, 2017

9 am Wednesday, May 11, 2017

No location is given. But it’s Free!

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The Board of Aldermen Agenda last Friday did not list Budget hearings this week.
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Previous Calendar Notice for Wednesday/Tomorrow said the committee was taking up the Board of Aldermen’s budget. That has disappeared. Both meetings this week just list Board Bill 1 (budget) instead of which departments’ budgets will be heard.

The City Calendar also lists a Ways & Means Committee Citizens Input Meeting on City Budget for 6:30-7:30 pm Wednesday, May 17th, at St. Mary Magdalen School Hall, 4924 Bancroft

Board Bill 1 (FY2018 Budget)

Here’s the proposed City Operating Plan for FY2018, it will give you more information than the budget bill.

Ways & Means Committee Members: 8th Ward Alderman Stephen Conway (Chair), 27th Ward Alderwoman Pam Boyd (elected in April), 21st Ward Alderman John Collins-Muhammad (elected in April), 19th Ward Alderwoman Marlene E Davis, 14th Ward Alderwoman Carol Howard, 4th Ward Alderman Samuel L. Moore, 13th Ward Alderwoman Beth Murphy, 23rd Ward Alderman Joseph Vaccaro. Board President Lewis Reed is a voting member of all committees.

Contact Information for Aldermen and Board President

Board Bills Filed 1st & 2nd Weeks, 2017-18 Session

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Agenda

Contact Information for Aldermen and Board President

All 2017-2018 Board Bills Filed to Date

Some Board Bills of general interest filed this week or last week…

Board Bill #1 (Board President Lewis Reed) – Budget
FY2018 Budget as sent by Board of Estimate & Apportionment (Mayor, Comptroller, Board President) to Board of Aldermen

Board Bill #5 (7th Ward Alderman Jack Coatar) – Amending Zoning Code

Board Bill #7 (1st Ward Alderwoman Dionne Flowers) – Establishing The Lighthouse Area Special Use District
5/2/2017 St. Louis Post-Dispatch– Messenger: Rising waters, two felons and a get-rich-quick scheme. A Mississippi River tale 

Board Bill #9 (23rd Ward Alderman Joe Vaccaro) – Requiring Quarterly Reports on Solitary Confinement

Board Bill #11 (Board President Lewis Reed) – Requiring Community Benefits Agreements for Real Estate Development Tax Incentives

Board Bill #14 (20th Ward Alderman Shane Cohn) – Establish Ward Reduction (28 to 14) Related Citizen Commission on the Reduction and Reformation of the Board of Aldermen consisting of 4 Appointees by Mayor, 4 Appointees by Board President, and BOA Legislation Chair (23rd Ward Alderman Joe Vaccaro)

Wednesday E & A Vote on FY2018 Budget

budget2018_AOP_cover-page-0012 pm Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Board of Estimate and Apportionment
(Mayor, Comptroller, Board President)
Room 200, City Hall

Agenda:
Amendments and Final E&A Vote on FY2018 Budget

After the E&A vote, Budget goes to sham hearings in Board of Aldermen Ways & Means Committee.

Among the proposed positions cuts are 3 positions from Parks Dept. mowing & trash pick up services.
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Mayor’s Office is, however, adding a position.
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4/21/2017 St. Louis Post-Dispatch story on Friday’s Board of E&A hearing on FY2018 Budget: Senior women confront city over use of LaSalle rec center as homeless shelter

Team TIF’s Budget Summary 

Tuesday BOA Hearing On Reproductive Health Clinic Buffer Zones

City Hall3Make your voice heard. Contact your Alderman now. Contact Board President now. Contact information at end of post.

10 am Tuesday, February 7, 2017
St. Louis Board of Aldermen
Public Safety Committee
Kennedy Hearing Room, City Hall

Agenda Includes Public Hearings on

Board Bill 292 by Alderwoman Christine Ingrassia (6th Ward) creating a Health Care Facility Buffer Zone to protect patients and clinic personnel from unwanted harassment and interference when entering and exiting reproductive-health clinics.

Resolution 218 by Alderman Antonio French (21st Ward) designating St. Louis City a sanctuary city.

Members of the Public Safety Committee include Aldermen: Terry Kennedy (18th Ward, Chair), Freeman M Bosley Sr. (3rd Ward), Chris Carter (27th Ward), Jack Coatar (7th Ward), Shane Cohn (25th Ward), Antonio D French (21st Ward), Megan E. Green (15th Ward),  Cara Spencer (20th Ward), Joseph Vaccaro (23rd Ward).

Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed is a member of all BOA Committees.

Board of Aldermen Contact Information

Board President Contact Information