Alderman Joseph Vollmer

Joseph Vollmer represents Ward 05 for the 2023-2024 legislative session.


Joseph Vollmer represents Ward 05 for the 2023-2024 legislative session. Learn more about Ward 05.

Contact Information


Phone: (314) 622-3287

Fax: (314) 622-4273

Social media:

City Hall, Room 230, 1200 Market Street
St. Louis, Mo 63103

Committee Memberships

As Ward 5 Alderman

Legislative Activity

Activity for 2023-2024 legislative session

Board Bills

Bill Sponsor Type
BB 40
Gardenside Subdivision Special Business District Renewal
Primary Sponsor
BB 39
Gardenside Subdivision Special Business District Ballot Renewal
Primary Sponsor
BB 29
Prohibiting Persons from Openly Carrying or Displaying Firearm
BB 5
OD2A Grant Award to the St. Louis City Department of Health
BB 4
Homeland Security Grant for the St. Louis Fire Department
Primary Sponsor
Voting record Percent Total
Aye 100% 20
All 100% 20


Resolution Sponsor
Resolution 34
National Gun Violence Awareness Day
Resolution 25
Priorities for the 2023-2024 Legislation and Rules Committee
Resolution 14
Supporting Gender-Affirming Care
Resolution 10
Honoring Monsignor Salvatore Polizzi
Resolution 8
Recognition of Ralph Yarl

No votes found.


Joseph Vollmer is born and raised in St Louis, as a youth he worked at his family’s business, Schnur Funeral Home. Later he became a local musician and also manager of the retail store, Tower Grove Music. Since 1989 he has been an owner of a popular bar/restaurant with his lovely wife Susie, called  Bocce Garden located in The Hill Neighborhood. First elected in 2003 to represent the 10th Ward until April of 2023. During the crisis at the Board of Alderman last year he served as interim President of the Board from May to November. Just recently re-elected to serve as the Alderman of the new 5th Ward as the reduction of the Board from 28 to 14 Wards is instituted. 

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