Discussions to merge the St. Louis city and county governments are underway by city residents.
About 100 people came out to a town hall meeting Monday night to express their support and concerns for a consolidation.
The nonprofit organization Better Together has organized a series of community discussions to encourage area residents to share their perspectives.
Marius Johnson-Malone is deputy director of community-based studies for the organization. He said he was encouraged by the crowd’s discussion.