St. Charles County Council http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Charles County Council To Consider Red Light Camera Ban http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-charles-county-council-consider-red-light-camera-ban <p>Voters in St. Charles County could decide this August whether to ban red light cameras on their roads.</p><p>District 2 Council Member Joe Brazil (R-Defiance) is expected on Monday to propose amending the county’s charter. If approved by the council, the proposal would appear on the ballot Aug. 5.</p><p>“Since we are a charter county and we’ve had the ability to do this, we’re just going to go ahead and do it,” he said.</p><p>St. Peters is currently the only municipality in the county that employs the controversial cameras, which are set up at seven intersections.</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 20:26:34 +0000 Joseph Leahy 35612 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Charles County Council To Consider Red Light Camera Ban St. Charles County Council Hears Final Recommendations From School Safety Report http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-charles-county-council-hears-final-recommendations-school-safety-report <p>On Monday night, members of the St. Charles County Council heard the final recommendations from a task force that focused on how school safety can be improved.</p><p>Assembled in the wake of last year’s school shooting in Connecticut, the group included&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">members of law enforcement, school administration and mental health services. &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Task force member and County Councilman Terry Hollander said in part the report is meant to be a resource for educators.</span></p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 02:56:41 +0000 Tim Lloyd 29410 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Charles County Council Hears Final Recommendations From School Safety Report