Garry Earls http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Change Rejected In Dispatching For Fire, Ambulance Districts In St. Louis County http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/change-rejected-dispatching-fire-ambulance-districts-st-louis-county <p><em><strong>(Updated 9:55 p.m. Wed., March 12)</strong></em></p><p>The commission currently overseeing fire dispatching for most of St. Louis County has rejected a move by some fire districts to shift operations to St. Louis County's new emergency center.</p><p>Three protection or ambulance districts on the commission for the Central County Emergency 911 had sought the change. But the districts' request appears to be dead, for now, because four votes were needed on the panel before any talks with the county could move forward.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:10:51 +0000 Jo Mannies 34344 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Change Rejected In Dispatching For Fire, Ambulance Districts In St. Louis County Stenger Demands Earls' Resignation Over Health Department Scheme http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/stenger-demands-earls-resignation-over-health-department-scheme <p>St. Louis County Councilman Steve Stenger wants the county’s second-in-command to resign.&nbsp;</p><p>Stenger, D-Affton, said on Tuesday that Chief Operating Officer Garry Earls <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-county-health-department-director-answers-questions-about-possible-misuse-funds">should be held accountable for, among other things, fraud in the county’s health department.</a></p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 04:12:30 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 33021 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Stenger Demands Earls' Resignation Over Health Department Scheme Judge Orders St. Louis County To Pay $5.9 Million To Trash Haulers http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/judge-orders-st-louis-county-pay-59-million-trash-haulers <p>A St. Louis County judge ordered St. Louis County to pay nearly $6 million to three trash haulers who lost contracts after the county established trash districts.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley’s administration indicated that the county may appeal the judge's order.</span></p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 02:28:15 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 32177 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Judge Orders St. Louis County To Pay $5.9 Million To Trash Haulers