Public Safety Committee Meeting
01/31/23, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Aldermanic Committee Meeting
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Meeting ID: 874 2645 2982
The committee will take public comment on the Board Bills and/or Resolutions listed in this meeting announcement. This meeting will be held by Zoom Webinar. A person may speak at this committee hearing via a Zoom Webinar Link. Please see the following instructions on how to register to speak to the committee.
Procedures to Register to Speak
Email or Phone Requests:
Those interested in making a comment on the Board Bills and/or Resolutions listed in this meeting announcement must send an email or call in by phone expressing their interest to speak. This email should be sent to the Board of Aldermen Clerk - Mr. Terry Kennedy at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Persons may also call 314 589-6845 and register by phone.
The email sent or phone message should supply a person’s name, street address, email contact address or area code and phone number. It should specify which Board Bill and/or Resolution Number(s) a person wants to speak about. They should also indicate if they are in “support”, “in opposition” or have “no position” on the Board Bill and/or Resolution Number(s) they wish to speak about. Failure to supply all the requested information may result in a person not being able to speak.
Those making a request by email will receive an email confirmation and then later a link from the St. Louis Communications Division that will allow them to join the meeting as a speaker. Procedures will also be sent to those wishing to speak. Those calling in by phone to register to speak will receive a return phone call with all the pertinent information. Please note that if you do not receive a confirmation email or a return phone call no later than an three hours before the meeting your request may not have been received.
All requests to speak at this hearing must be made by 1pm the day before this hearing.
Order of Speaking:
Speakers will be called to speak in accordance with the Rules of the Board of Aldermen which can be found on the Board of Aldermen Website. The link is below.
Rules of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen
Speakers must use a device that allows them to be seen when speaking.
Written comments to be shared with members of the Board on the topics open for public comment at this meeting may be emailed to the Board of Aldermen Clerk - Mr. Terry Kennedy at: email@example.com. They may also be mailed through the US Postal Service or dropped off. They should be addressed to: Mr. Terry Kennedy, Clerk, St. Louis Board of Aldermen, St. Louis City Hall 1200 Market Street Room 230, St. Louis Mo. 63103.
Those with Disabilities
Individuals with disabilities who may need sign language interpreters, written materials in alternative formats, or other accommodations should make a request to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 314-589-6845 at least 48 hours before the meeting.
The committee will meet to review, discuss and take public comment on the following:
Board Bill Number 137
Introduced by Alderwoman Shameem Clark Hubbard
This Board Bill authorizes independent investigations of law enforcement misconduct and use of force incidents. The bill repeals Ordinance Number 71556 and enacts in lieu thereof an ordinance that reconstitutes and provides staff support for the Civilian Oversight Board (COB) and provides coordination and staff support for the Detention Facility Oversight Board (DFOB) created by Ordinance 71430. The bill also establishes the Division of Civilian Oversight within the Department of Public Safety and authorizes the establishment of the Public Integrity Unit, directed by the City Circuit Attorney.
Resolution Number 172
Introduced by Alderwoman Pam Boyd, Joseph Vaccaro
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that pursuant to Ordinance Number 67794 the Public Safety Committee does hereby approve the recommendations of the Public Safety Committee for the appropriation of crime prevention program funds for the Fiscal Year 2023 attached hereto as Exhibit A, which is incorporated herein by reference.
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