The Monday, April 16th “Sine Die” meeting of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen. This is the last meeting of the 2011-2012 session of the Board. The new session begins on April 17th. The main topic of debate at this meeting was a bill related to the pension system of city firefighters.
At a recent public hearing on the ballot initiative to return control of the St. Louis Police Department to City of St. Louis, the chief of police, Dan Isom, voiced some of his concerns about the specific ballot initiative, though he is a supporter of the idea of local control. Only three parties were involved [...]