Kacie Starr Triplett

Kacie Starr Triplett
4:27 pm
Fri November 16, 2012

Triplett Exits Board Of Aldermen To Praise From Colleagues

Ald. Kacie Starr Triplett (in blue) listens as her colleagues praise her service to the Board of Aldermen. Triplett is stepping down to take a job with Behavioral Health Network.
Credit Rachel Lippmann/St. Louis Public Radio

Just three weeks after welcoming a new member to its ranks, the St. Louis Board of Aldermen gathered to say goodbye to another one.

Kacie Starr Triplett, the 6th Ward alderwoman, is stepping down to  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.

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St. Louis Budget
4:37 pm
Fri June 24, 2011

St. Louis city budget approved by aldermen

St. Louis City Hall.
(via Flickr/Richie Diesterheft)

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.

The money the city hopes to save by outsourcing helped aldermen restore funds for bulk trash pick-up, crime prevention and building demolition.

But it was $500,000 that wasn't restored to the Affordable Housing Commission that drew the lone no vote from Alderwoman Kacie Starr Triplett.

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