Charter Commission

The Charter Commission makes recommendations for changes to the City Charter on a recurring basis through an inclusive process that includes listening directly to community members.

Overview

On April 4, 2023 voters in the City of St. Louis voted to establish a Charter Commission. As a charter city, the people of St. Louis have a unique ability to affect our form of government. The Commission will make recommendations for changes to the City Charter on a recurring basis through an inclusive process that includes listening directly to community members.

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Commission Documents

Charter Commission Special Meeting May 29, 2024
Charter Commission Regular Meeting May 20, 2024
Charter Commission Regular Meeting May 6, 2024
Charter Commission Regular Meeting April 15, 2024
Charter Commission Regular Meeting April 1, 2024
Charter Commission Public Hearing March 28, 2024

Upcoming Meetings

About the Board

On April 4, 2023 voters in the City of St. Louis voted to establish a Charter Commission. As a charter city, the people of St. Louis have a unique ability to affect our form of government. The Commission will make recommendations for changes to the City Charter on a recurring basis through an inclusive process that includes listening directly to community members.

The Charter Commission’s mandate shall be to frame charter amendments for submission to the qualified voters. In order to fulfill this duty, the Charter Commission shall solicit input from the public and from experts, publish a draft set of proposed charter amendments not more than 10 months into its term, and hold at least one public hearing before and after the publication of the draft proposed charter amendments. The draft of proposed charter amendments shall be made publicly available no less than two weeks prior to the required public hearing.

In accordance with the provisions of the Missouri Constitution, proposed amendments shall be submitted to the qualified voters for approval, which amendments shall go into effect subject to a three-fifths vote in favor.

Board Members

Showing 9 active board members (maximum 9)
Name Role End Date
Briana (Briana) Bobo Chairperson 08/15/2024
Anna (Anna) Crosslin Member 08/15/2024
David (David) Dwight IV Member 08/15/2024
Reginald (Reginald) Garth Member 08/15/2024
Christopher (Chris) Grant Member 08/15/2024
Scott (Scott) Intagliata Secretary 08/15/2024
Jazzmine (Jazzmine) Nolan-Echols Member 08/15/2024
Anthony (Anthony) Riley Member 08/15/2024
Travis (Travis) Sheridan Vice Chairperson 08/15/2024

Board Membership

Appointments require Board of Aldermen approval.

Members must be a registered voter in the City of St. Louis for at least two consecutive years immediately preceding the date of appointment to the Commission.

Members must also be free of conflicts of interest. Under the enabling authority (St. Louis City Charter, Article V, Section 7), a conflict of interest arises if, in the two years immediately preceding the date of appointment to the Commission, an applicant, or a first-degree relative of the applicant has been a lobbyist representing clients with interests in front of City government or has financial or service contracts with any City department or office.

Members are eligible for a stipend to cover childcare or transportation upon request.

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