According to St. Louis Post-Dispatch article, Circuit Judge Ted House threw out the ballot measure.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Filing begins Dec. 13, 2011, and ends Jan. 17, 2012.
The St. Charles Community College (SCC) Board of Trustees approved the filing dates for the April 3, 2012 election at its Monday night meeting. Two six-year terms and one two-year term on the SCC Board of Trustees are on the ballot. The terms up for election are currently held by: Six-Year Terms Two-Year Term SCC Board of Trustees Candidate Requirements: Interested candidates must file between Dec. 13 and Jan. 17 at the Office of the President, Room 2104, Daniel J. Conoyer Social Sciences Building at St. Charles Community College, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr. in Cottleville. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Filings will not be accepted on Thursday, Dec. 22, through Tuesday, Jan. 3 or Monday, Jan. 16.
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Residents took definite sides on the smoking ban issue. The effort to put the smoking ban on the ballot was defeated, but it is likely to resurface through St. Charles County Council action or a citizen initiative petition.
Before the St. Charles County Council voted on the smoke-free ballot issue on Monday, several people addressed the council regarding the proposal. St. Charles County Council members defeated the proposal to put the smoke-free issue on the November 2012 ballot. Following are some excerpts from what residents said. Sharon Lee, manager of Siteman Cancer Center in BJC St. Peters Hospital “Tobacco use has a direct relationship to causing cancer. “I don’t think this is about public rights as much as it is ‘Let the public speak.’ So once again, we would ask you to let the public make this decision. Let them vote in the November 2012 election, and let their vote be heard.” Jerry Haferkamp of St. Charles Haferkamp said the American Legion in St. …
Thursday, June 16, 2011
Councilman who drafted legislation to place smoking ban on the ballot wants public to know all the exemptions included in the smoking ban.
Editor's Note: Letters to the Editor are welcomed by Patch. The opinions expressed in letters are only that of the letter writer and do not represent Patch. The letters solely represent the views of the author and have not been edited other than to check for spelling errors. It is promising that five of seven St. Charles County council members and County Executive (Steve) Ehlmann want public places in our county to be smoke-free. Unfortunately, for now, a consensus cannot be reached regarding the bill's exemptions. Mr. Ehlmann's veto message was incomplete in that it listed only 3 of the 7 exemptions contained in the bill. Since Mr. Ehlmann cites "too many exemptions," I believe all of the exemptions should be reported by the media for…
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Five things to know before you vote.
Today is Election Day, in case you couldn't tell. St. Peters Patch has gone ahead a compiled a list of things to know before you go vote. Happy voting.
Monday, January 24, 2011
Board of Aldermen to have special meeting on Jan. 24 to authorize ballot for the April 5 General Election.
Just because it's Monday doesn't mean the Board of Aldermen can't meet. The St. Peters Board of Aldermen normally meet on Thursdays. Tonight, Jan. 24, the Board will buck that trend and have a meeting at City Hall. In fact, the Board will have two meetings tonight. The first, beginning at 4:45 p.m., is a special meeting called my Mayor Len Pagano. The purpose of the short meeting is to have City Clerk Rhonda F. Shawto transmit to the St. Charles County Election Authority the legal notice to be published for the Regular General Municipal Election to be held in the City of St. Peters, Missouri on April 5, 2011." In simple terms, the Board will be approving the ballot for the upcoming election. The ballot that is up for apporval is: …