Brentwood http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Brentwood Receives Scathing State Audit http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/brentwood-receives-scathing-state-audit <p></p><p>Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich&nbsp;has issued a scathing audit of the City of Brentwood.</p><p>From failing to get competitive bids to lax documentation, the report found the city’s business practices are riddled with holes.&nbsp;</p><p>Brentwood got a grade of “poor” in the audit, the lowest the state auditor can give.</p><p>“We found eight problem areas and 21 issues, which is a lot for a municipality, in fact I’m not sure I can think of one where we had more,” Schweich said.&nbsp; “The whole city needs to tighten up its controls.”</p> Wed, 08 May 2013 02:45:44 +0000 Tim Lloyd 26179 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Brentwood Receives Scathing State Audit Former Brentwood official placed on Mo. gaming 'blacklist' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/former-brentwood-official-placed-mo-gaming-blacklist <p>A former city manager for the St. Louis suburb of Brentwood has been banned from entering any casino in Missouri.</p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 18:36:44 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 3571 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Former Brentwood official placed on Mo. gaming 'blacklist' Brentwood city administrator gets probation in embezzlement case http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/brentwood-city-administrator-gets-probation-embezzlement-case <p>The former city administrator for Brentwood, Mo. is on probation for the next five years, including six months of house arrest, for embezzling about $30,000 from the mid-county municipality.</p><p>Christopher A. Seemayer will also have to pay a fine of $2,000 and make restitution of $15,383 to the city. He pleaded guilty in June to two counts of federal program theft for taking cash advances on the city of Brentwood credit card to use while gambling at the Casino Queen in East St. Louis.&nbsp; The city, unaware of Seemayer&#39;s actions, paid the bills with city funds.</p> Wed, 12 Oct 2011 21:17:48 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 2235 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Brentwood city administrator gets probation in embezzlement case