Parks and Environmental Matters Committee

06/30/21, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Aldermanic Committee Meeting
Parks and Environment

Admission: Free.

Overview:

Due to the COVID-19 virus the Board of Aldermen is holding regular meetings by electronic Webinar. Each meeting will have an electronic link and phone number that can be used to view and/or listen to a meeting. Each meeting will also have a Meeting ID Number that can be used if requested while you are accessing the meeting.

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Public Hearing 
The Committee will take Public Comment on any of the Board Bills and Resolutions listed below. Please see the below instructions on how to register to speak to the committee. 

Public Hearing Procedures:
Those interested in making a comment should send an email expressing their interest to speak as well as their name, street address, email contact address and the Board Bill and/or Resolution Number(s) they wish to speak about. This email should also indicate whether you are “for”, “against” or have “no position” on the Board Bill or Resolution. This email should be sent to the Board of Aldermen Clerk - Mr. Terry Kennedy at: kennedyt@stlouis-mo.gov.

Persons may also call 314 589-6845 and leave a message with the above information. Those who do not have an email address or wish to call into the meeting by phone to speak, should call the phone number above and express their interest to speak as well as leave their full name, phone number  and all the requested information above. 

Those responding by email will receive an email confirmation and then later a link that will allow them to join the meeting as a speaker. Procedures will also be sent to you. Those calling in will receive a return phone call with this information. 

All requests to speak must be made by 6am Wednesday, June 30, 2021. Speakers will be called to speak in accordance to the Rules of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen which can be found on the Board of Aldermen Website.

https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/aldermen/rules/index.cfm 

Written comments to be shared with the committee about the listed items below may be emailed toMr. Terry Kennedy at: kennedyt@stlouis-mo.gov. They may also be mailed to: Mr. Terry Kennedy; Clerk St. Louis Board of Aldermen; Board of Aldermen Room 230; St. Louis City Hall; St. Louis, Mo. 63103.  

The committee will meet to review and discuss the following: 

Discussion:

The committee will discuss with representatives from related city departments:1. Environmental health laws, regulations and penalties regarding dumping; 2. How dumping impacts the community and environmental health. 

Board Bills

Board Bill Number 32
Introduced by Alderwoman Heather Navarro, Alderman James Page, Alderwoman Christine Ingrassia, Alderwoman Annie Rice, Alderman Dan Guenther, Alderwoman Sarah Martin, Alderman Bill Stephens, Alderwoman Anne Schweitzer, Alderwoman Carol Howard, Alderwoman Megan E. Green, Alderwoman Tina (Sweet-T) Pihl, Alderman Jesse Todd, Alderwoman Cara Spencer, Alderman Bret Narayan, Alderman Shane Cohn, Alderwoman Shameem Clark Hubbard

The purpose of this bill is to authorize the City of St. Louis, by and through the Division of Human Services (“DHS”), accept a grant award from FORTH in the amount $60,000.00 to cover transportation costs and expenses serving senior citizens in St. Louis through contracting the use of electric vehicles with Northside Senior Center and City Seniors Center from 2021 to 2023. Bill will assist FORTH in fulfilling contractual requirements under its United States Dept. of Energy (DOE) funded project. This bill authorizes the Director of DHS to accept and approve the appropriation to expend grant funds for the purposes and uses to assist with supporting the use of Electric Vehicles to deliver meals and provide transportation services to senior citizens in St. Louis. FORTH will provide funds to purchase/lease the electric vehicles and cover the cost to install electric charging stations for vehicles used by Northside Senior Center and City Seniors Center. Through the use of electric vehicles, Senior St. Louisans who rely on services from contracting organizations will have access to transportation that will assist in providing meals and transportation for daily errands and appointments.

Event published: Jun 10, 2021 11:00 AM
Last updated: Jun 16, 2021 11:36 AM

Location:
Webinar

Sponsor:
Board of Aldermen

Email:
Kennedy, Terry

Phone:
(314) 622-3287

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