Mayoral Initiatives | Francis G. Slay

Mayoral Initiatives under the administration of Francis G. Slay from 2001-2017

Since being sworn into office in April 2001, Mayor Slay made it his goal to make St. Louis a better place to live.  In addition to the Mayor's nationally-acclaimed "Lead Safe St. Louis" program that reduced childhood lead poisoning rates by more than 80%, St. Louis' 10 Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness is viewed as a national model. Mayor Slay was a champion for free, public Charter schools to ensure that parents could make good choices for their children's education.

Mayor Slay also worked to make the City more livable. By working with the Police Department on a campaign to curb car break-ins and instituting various healthy living and "green" initiatives, Mayor Slay ensured the City of St. Louis will be a great place to live for generations to come.

Learn About The Initiatives

LeadSafe St. Louis
Lead Safe St. Louis is a City of St. Louis ten year initiative to reduce lead exposure. It provides testing services and education.

Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Ensuring that the City of St. Louis is a model of diversity and inclusion, that it reflects the many faces, cultures and walks of life, that make up our City.

Public Safety Portal
A dynamic report of City initiatives focused on reducing crime and building long-term neighborhood stability.

Resilient St. Louis
Building urban resilience through equity, inclusivity, and people.

The 10 Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness
St. Louis City and St. Louis County collaborated and crafted action oriented objectives with the goal of ending chronic homelessness by 2015.

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