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Freeholder & Charter Commission-related Links and Documents

Mayor Lyda Krewson’s appointees to City-County Board of Freeholders – St. Louis City Freeholders Application

City Freeholders Bios (a work in progress)

County Executive Dr. Sam Page’s appointees to City-County Board of Freeholders – St. Louis County Freeholders Application 

St. Louis Municipal League’s Board of Freeholders Information

Missouri Constitution provisions on St. Louis Board of Freeholders

stLouIST #BoF links

St. Louis County Charter Commission website (unclear who owns it)

Rally Gateway STL documents (PDFs) @ stlouist.com
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St. Louis City-County Board of Freeholders
News & Commentary Feed

Includes Freeholders & St. Louis County Charter Commission News (as of 11/12/2019)

11/12/2019 Fox2 TV: Board of Freeholders first meeting scheduled for Tuesday

11/11/2019 Fox2 TV- You Paid For ItKrewson still waiting confirmation on freeholder nominees

11/11/2019 St. Louis Public Radio: Freeholders To Meet Tuesday For First Time As St. Louis Appointees Remain In Limbo

10/31/2019 KSDK TV: Board of Freeholders first meeting scheduled for Nov. 12, city appointments still not in place

10/30/2019 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Freeholders stalemate continues at St. Louis City Hall

10/24/2019 KSDK Channel 5: St. Louis City and County miss key Board of Freeholders deadline

10/24/2019 St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis’ Board Of Freeholders Nominees In Limbo Amid Continued Deadlock

10/23/2019 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Reed cancels special Board of Aldermen meeting as impasse over freeholders picks drags on

10/23/2019 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Impasse over freeholders board continues at St. Louis City Hall

10/22/2019 St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis County Council Approves Most Board Of Freeholders Picks

10/22/2019 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Governor and St. Louis County Council move forward with freeholders; all eyes on the city now

10/22/2019 St. Louis Public Radio: More Delays For Krewson’s Board Of Freeholders Nominees

10/22/2019 Office of the Governor: Governor Parson makes four appointments to various boards and commissions

10/21/2019 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Mayor, aldermanic panel remain at odds on freeholders picks

10/17/2019 Board of Aldermen YouTube Video: October 16, 2019 Intergovernmental Affairs Committee, Board of Aldermen, Meeting on Mayor Lyda Krewson’s Board of Freeholders Nominees

10/17/2019 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Increased ‘civilian review’ of St. Louis County police being considered despite opposition from officers

10/16/2019 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: St. Louis aldermanic panel blocks mayor’s freeholders appointees

10/16/2019 St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis Aldermen Press Pause On Picking Freeholders

10/15/2019 St. Louis Public Radio: Page’s Freeholders Nominees Face Tough Questions From St. Louis County Council

10/12/2019 eMissourian- Editorial: A New Approach

10/10/2019 Board of Aldermen YouTube Video: October 7, 2019 Intergovernmental Affairs Committee, Board of Aldermen, Hearing on Mayor Lyda Krewson’s Board of Freeholders Nominees

10/09/2019 Riverfront Times- Ray Hartmann: Planning St. Louis’ Future Needs to Include People who Will Live It 

10/09/2019 Call Newspapers- Editorial: Our Call: South County needs more than one single Freeholder

10/08/2019 Call Newspapers: Freeholders include just one South County representative; council pushing back

10/08/2019 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: New group wants to explore regional cooperation beyond city-county merger

10/07/2019 St. Louis Public Radio: Committee Delays Vote On Krewson’s Appointments To The Board Of Freeholders

10/07/2019 Call Newspapers: Switch to county manager fails at Charter Commission; South County cities supported it

10/07/2019 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: No professional manager for St. Louis County, as charter commission shoots down idea

10/04/2019 St. Louis Public Radio- Politically Speaking: On Freeholders, Abortion Policy And Krewson’s Policing Deliberations

10/03/2019 St. Louis American: Why did Mayor Krewson and Koran Addo exclude the black weekly from their media list?

10/02/2019 KMOX Radio: St. Louis officials fill out Board of Freeholders, await last pick from Parson

10/02/2019 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: St. Louis County exec names Stenger foe to board studying changes to government structure

10/02/2019 West End Word: County’s Sam Page Appoints 9 To Board Of Freeholders

10/02/2019 West End Word: Krewson Names 9 For St. Louis Board Of Freeholders

10/01/2019 St. Louis Public Radio: Page’s Nominations To Board Of Freeholders Include Mantovani And Nations

10/01/2019 St. Louis Business Journal: St. Louis county executive names his Board of Freeholders slate

10/02/2019 Call Newspapers: Unincorporated residents get more representation in zoning plans

9/29/2019: St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Krewson asked for county to provide police officers — in a letter to a Centene executive

9/27/2019 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Krewson replaces one freeholder appointee with another

9/26/2019 Call Newspapers: A look back at last version of a Board of Freeholders

9/25/2019 Call Newspapers: Board of Freeholders is happening: Krewson appoints for city, Page still taking applications

9/24/2019 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Ferguson mayor candidate nabbed — again — for spending campaign cash on himself

9/23/2019 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Eddie Roth, Earl Nance Jr. among mayor’s choices for Board of Freeholders

9/23/2019 St. Louis Business Journal: Krewson names appointments to Board of Freeholders

9/23/2019 St. Louis Public Radio: Clock Starts For Krewson, Page And Parson To Appoint Board Of Freeholders

9/20/2019 St. Louis Public Radio: Politically Speaking: Can Board Of Freeholders Succeed At Uniting St. Louis And St. Louis County?

9/19/2019 St. Louis Public Radio: No More Partisan Elections? St. Louis County Considers Major Changes To How It Operates

9/18/2019 St. Louis Public Radio: What’s A Board Of Freeholders? Explaining The Next Step In St. Louis’ City-County Merger Debate

9/18/2019 St. Louis Public Radio: Page Signs Orders To Boost Ethical Standards Of St. Louis County Executive Office

9/17/2019 Hearses & Bandwagons: Putting Our St. Louis House in Order Via a Board of Freeholders

9/17/2019 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Freeholders. Charter Commission. City and county governments are going under the microscope.

9/16/2019 St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis City-County Merger Debate To Restart With Board Of Freeholders Formation

9/16/2019: St. Louis Business Journal: Municipal League submits signatures to launch Board of Freeholders process

9/13/2019 St. Louis Public Radio: Municipal League of Metro St. Louis About To Launch Board of Freeholders Process

9/12/2019 Call Newspapers: Charter Commission set to hold public forums on proposed changes

8/28/2019 KMOX Radio: Think St. Louis can do better? County is taking applications to join the Board of Freeholders

8/27/2019 St. Louis Business Journal: County also seeks candidates for board that could remake region’s government

8/28/2019 KMOX RadioComing soon- the St. Louis Board of Freeholders

8/26/2019 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Should St. Louis County be run by a professional manager? Charter commission weighs option.

8/18/2019 St. Louis Post-Dispatch- Tony Messenger: Next movie blockbuster coming to St. Louis? Return of the Freeholders!

8/7/2019 St. Louis Business Journal: Push to create Board of Freeholders gains steam as mayor seeks candidates

8/27/2019 Call Newspapers: St. Louis County Charter Commission debates making elections nonpartisan

6/19/2019 Call Newspapers: Should county executive be ceremonial? Charter panel considers county manager

5/23/2019 St. Louis Public Radio: Krewson Not Giving Up On City-County Merger But Holds Off On Freeholders Push

5/17/2019 Call Newspapers: No surprise- Jeff Wagener leaves St. Louis County Charter Commission

5/7/2019 St. Louis Business Journal: Municipal League still seeks Board of Freeholders after merger plan’s collapse

4/16/2019 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Hazelwood Mayor Matthew Robinson resigns from the St. Louis County Charter Commission

4/02/2019 Call Newspapers: Charter Commission set to start meeting weekly

2/23/2019 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: St. Louis County Charter Commission member who helped write Better Together plan resigns

2/21/2019 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Merger proposal looms large as St. Louis County charter commission convenes

2/8/2019 St. Louis Public Radio: Stenger And Krewson Take Dim View Of Municipal League’s Freeholders Push

2/6/2019 KSDK Channel 5: Mayors question if we’re really ‘better together’ in city-county merger

1/30/2019 Call Newspapers: County cities backing Board of Freeholders over Better Together plan

1/28/2019 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: He’s back: Gene McNary will chair a board reviewing St. Louis County charter

1/25/2019 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: St. Louis County mayors back alternative plan for potential city-county reorganization

1/24/2019 St. Louis Public Radio: As Better Together Plan Looms, Municipal League Seeks Alternative City-County Merger Plan

1/6/2019 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Repeated efforts to rejoin the city and county have been rebuffed by voters

11/25/2018 St. Louis Public Radio: 5 things to know about the St. Louis County charter commission