Kacie Starr Triplett http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Triplett Exits Board Of Aldermen To Praise From Colleagues http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/triplett-exits-board-aldermen-praise-colleagues <p>Just three weeks after <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/chris-carter-joins-st-louis-board-aldermen">welcoming</a> a new member to its ranks, the St. Louis Board of Aldermen gathered to say goodbye to another one.</p><p>Kacie Starr Triplett, the 6th Ward alderwoman, is stepping down to &nbsp;take a position with the Behavioral Health Network of Greater St. Louis, where she'll coordinate a new initiative looking at gaps for services for the homeless and mentally ill in the region.</p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 22:27:42 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 6524 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Triplett Exits Board Of Aldermen To Praise From Colleagues St. Louis city budget approved by aldermen http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-city-budget-approved-aldermen <p>EMS billing will be outsourced, and overtime for firefighters and jail guards has been cut under a budget approved Friday by the St. Louis Board of Aldermen.</p><p>The money the city hopes to save by outsourcing helped aldermen restore funds for bulk trash pick-up, crime prevention and building demolition.</p><p>But it was $500,000 that wasn&#39;t restored to the <a href="http://stlouis.missouri.org/501c/affordablehousingcommission/">Affordable Housing Commission</a> that drew the lone no vote from Alderwoman Kacie Starr Triplett.</p> Fri, 24 Jun 2011 21:37:02 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 1501 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis city budget approved by aldermen