St. Louis, MO – The St. Louis School Board Tuesday night lowered the rate at which the district taxes property owners. But that does not mean tax bills automatically will go down.
Property owners will pay $4.19 for every $100 of assessed property. District treasurer Enos Moss says the district will collect about $110 million, even though that's not as much as they're actually charging property owners. "Based on historical data, we will only collect maybe 91%, roughly, of the tax bills that go out," he said.
St. Louis, MO – Westfall asked the St. Louis County Council last week to approve a six-month moratorium on the approval of new trash transfer stations in the county.
The issue springs from public opposition to a proposal to build a trash transfer station in Oakville. Residents have expressed concern about traffic, noise and pollution such a station might create. Westfall believes those concerns are legitimate: