Ways and Means

Aldermanic Committees

Is concerned with questions of finance, assessments, budget, public debt; appropriations and other bills not properly referable to other committees except monies administered by the Community Development Agency or the St. Louis Development Corporation.

Committee Members

Board Bills Referred to Committee

BB1Budget FY 17/18
BB3Sale of 3699 Market Street
BB8Dutchtown CID
BB43Forsyth Associates Community Improvement District
BB44Ordinance amending the petition to establish the 14th & Market CID
BB45Ordinance approving the petition to establish the City Foundry CID
BB50Quit Claim for 1920 S. Kingshighway
BB55Transit Sales Tax 1994
BB56Transit Sales Tax 1997
BB57Transportation Sales Tax 2017-2018
BB58Ordinance pertaining to Payroll Expense Tax
BB60Ordinance relating to Public Safety
BB83Sale of 1320 Market to MCB Hotel Owner LLC
BB89Ordinance authorizing contract for sale of property
BB91Ordinance pertaining to income exempt from earnings tax
BB93Ordinance making supplemental appropriation to the Annual Budget
BB96Quit Claim for 910 S. 4th Street
BB122Use Tax Supplemental Appropriation
BB130Ordinance pertaining to Scottrade Center
BB172Quit Claim for Botanical Heights 4223 Gibson
BB174Supplemental appropriation to the Annual Budget
BB175706 Market TIF
BB188Ordinance to terminate the Orpheum Theater CID

Resolutions Referred to Committee

85Budget oversight

About Aldermanic Committees

Aldermanic committees serve an important role in reviewing proposed legislation. 

When a bill is introduced, it is referred by the President of the Board of Aldermen to a committee tasked with reviewing bills that address that topic. Committees hold meetings and hearings at the call of their chairmen and chairwomen. 

Once a bill is "in committee," the bill can be scheduled for a public hearing by that committee, at which testimony in support of or against the bill is heard. The committee will typically hold a vote on whether to recommend that the full Board of Alderman pass the bill. 

Committees may also play a role in government oversight, and they have subpoena power pursuant to the City Charter.

Meetings Videos

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