Sunshine Law and Public Records Requests

Sunshine Law Missouri statutes §§610 and how and to whom to send Public Records Requests

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Overview

The City of St. Louis Sunshine Law/Public Record Policy reads:

WHEREAS, SECTION 610.023.1, RSMo, provides that a public governmental body is to appoint a custodian to maintain that body’s records and the identity and location of the custodian is to be made available upon request; and  

WHEREAS, SECTION 610.026, RSMo, sets forth that a public governmental body shall provide access to and, upon request, furnish copies of public records; and  

WHEREAS, SECTION 610.028.2, RSMo, provides that a public governmental body shall provide a reasonable written policy in compliance with sections 610.010 to 610.030, RSMo, commonly referred to as the Sunshine Law, regarding the release of information on any meeting, record or vote.

Instructions

The designated individuals below serve as custodians of records for their respective departments or divisions.  

Step 1 

Identify the appropriate custodian to submit your request.

Affordable Housing Commission

Ms. Loretta D. Hiner Senior Housing Analyst, Senior 1015 Locust Street, Suite 914 St. Louis, Mo 63101 Phone: 314-622-3400, Ext. 362

Airport

Mr. Robert Salarano Contracts Administration Manager Lambert Airport Po Box 10212 10701 Lambert International Blvd., Room Mtn-2109 St. Louis, Mo 63145 Phone: 314-426-8178

Assessor’s Office

Mr. John Gilbert Deputy Assessor Assessor’s Office 1200 Market Street, Room 120, City Hall St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-622-5525

Board Of Public Service

Mr. William Madden Executive Officer Board Of Public Service 1200 Market Street, Room 301, City Hall St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-641-8274

Budget Office

Mr. Paul Payne Acting Budget Director Budget Division 1200 Market Street, Room 419, City Hall St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-622-3279

Civil Rights Enforcement Agency

Mr. Phillip Taylor Lead Investigator Civil Rights Enforcement Agency 1139 Olive, Suite 601 St. Louis, Mo 63101 Phone: 314-622-3301

Community Development Agency

Ms. Lorna Alexander Accounting Coordinator Community Development Agency 1015 Locust Street, Suite 1100, St. Louis, Mo 63101 Phone: 314-622-3400, Ext. 373

St. Louis City Courts

Ms. Catherine Ruggeri-Rea Court Administrator St. Louis City Courts 1430 Olive, Room 100 St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-613-7497

Health Department

Ms. Patty Koller Executive Assistant I Health Department 634 North Grand, Room 910 St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-612-5150

Human Services

Ms. Lajoyce Thomas Executive Secretary I Department Of Human Services 634 North Grand, Room 720 St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-612-5900

Information Technology

Ms. Kathy Doerr Systems Development Manager Information Technology 1200 Market Street, Room 214, City Hall St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-622-3272

Office Of The City Counselor

Mr. Michael A. Garvin, Deputy City Counselor 1200 Market Street, Room 314, City Hall St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-622-3361

Office Of The Mayor

Ms. Maggie Crane, Communications Director, 1200 Market Street, Room 200, City Hall St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-622-4072

Parks, Recreation, Forestry Director’s Office

Ms. Kathy Sullivan Executive Assistant Parks, Recreation & Forestry (Director’s Office) 5600 Clayton Avenue In Forest Park St. Louis, Mo 63110 Phone: 314-289-5387

Parks Division

Mr. Daniel W. Skillman Commissioner Parks Division 5600 Clayton Avenue In Forest Park St. Louis, Mo 63110 Phone: 314-289-5340

Recreation Division

Ms. Evelyn Rice-Peebles Director Recreation Division 5600 Clayton Avenue In Forest Park St. Louis, Mo 63110 Phone: 314-289-5320

Forestry Division

Mr. Greg Hayes Commissioner Forestry Division 1415 North 13th Street St. Louis, Mo 63106 Phone: 314-613-7205

Personnel Department

Ms. Theresa Dabrowski Human Resources Specialist Ii Personnel Department 1114 Market Street, Room 700 St. Louis, Mo 63101 Phone: 314-641-8485

Planning And Urban Design Agency

Dr. Betsy Bradley, Ph.D. Director Cultural Resource Office Planning & Urban Design Agency 1015 Locust, Suite 1100 St. Louis, Mo 63101 Phone: 314-622-3400, ext. 206

Public Safety

Cathy Smentkowski, Public Information Officer
1200 Market Street, Room 402, City Hall St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-589-6037


Fire Department

Chief Dennis M. Jenkerson Fire Commissioner & Chief Fire Department Headquarters 1421 N. Jefferson St. Louis, Mo 63106 Phone: 314-289-1953

Excise Division

Ms. Dorothy Warren Typist Clerk Ii Excise Division 1200 Market Street, Room 416, City Hall St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-622-4191

Building Division

Ms. Clareece Hughes Typist Clerk Ii Building Division – Central Files 1200 Market Street, Room 422, City Hall St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-622-4747

Neighborhood Stabilization Team/Citizens’ Service Bureau

Mr. Joe Thele Program Manager Neighborhood Stabilization Team/Citizens’ Service Bureau 1200 Market Street, Room 418, City Hall St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-622-4623

City Emergency Management Agency

Ms. Lil Ezell, Administrative Assistant I, City Emergency Management Agency, 1315 Chestnut – Lower Level (Soldiers’ Memorial) St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-622-3501, Ext. 5

City Of St. Louis Division Of Corrections

Ms. LaVerta Barnes, Administrative Assistant II, and Ms. Louisa Lyles, Investigator, City Of St. Louis Division Of Corrections, 200 South Tucker Blvd., St. Louis, Mo 63101 Phone: 314-621-5848, Ext. 1046(Barnes), Ext. 1058 (Lyles)

City Marshal’s Office

Ms. Doris Williams Secretary To The City Marshal City Marshal’s Office 1430 Olive, Room 208 St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-622-4168

Department Of Public Utilities

Mr. Curt Skouby Water Commissioner Department Of Public Utilities 1640 South Kingshighway St. Louis, Mo 63110 Phone: 314-633-9037.

Communications Division

Ms. Donna Brooks Communications Commissioner Communications Division 4971 Oakland Avenue St. Louis, Mo 63110 Phone: 314-552-2982

St. Louis Agency On Training & Employment

Charles L. Bohannon Office of Quality Assurance, Manager St. Louis Agency On Training & Employment 1520 Market Street, Room 3050 St. Louis, MO 63103 Phone: 314-657-3558

St. Louis Development Corporation

Mr. Edward Roberts, Paralegal, St. Louis Development Corporation 1520 Market, Suite 2000 St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-657-3761

Street Division

Mr. Todd Waelterman Commissioner Of Streets Street Division 1900 Hampton Avenue St. Louis, Mo 63139 Phone: 314-647-3111

Traffic Division

Mr. Stephen J. Runde Commissioner Of Traffic Traffic Division 1900 Hampton Avenue St. Louis, Mo 63139 Phone: 314-647-3111

Towing Services Division

Mr. Claude Gunn Manager Towing Services Division 7410 Hall Street St. Louis, Mo 63147 Phone: 314-383-7546

Refuse Division

Mr. Nicholas Yung Commissioner Refuse Division 4100 South 1st Street St. Louis, Mo 63118 Phone: 314-353-8877, Ext. 15

Supply Division

Ms. Rose M. Neyland Deputy Commissioner Supply Division 1200 Market Street, Room 324, City Hall St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-622-4585

Register’s Office

Ms. Parrie May City Register 1200 Market Street, Room 118, City Hall St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-622-4306

Zoning

Ms. Mary Hart Burton Zoning Administrator Zoning Division 1200 Market Street, Room 400, City Hall Phone: 314-622-3666

Cultural Resources Office

Ms. Jan Cameron, Cultural Resources Office 1015 Locust Street – Suite 1200, St. Louis, Mo 63101 Phone: 314-622-3400, Ext. 201

St. Louis Fire Department/Bureau Of Emergency Medical Services

Deputy Chief Steve Kotraba, Fire Department Headquarters, 1421 N. Jefferson, St. Louis, Mo, 63106 Phone: 314-289-1953, 314-645-9160

Step 2

Submit your request. A written request is preferred.

 

Fees

The fees to be charged for access to or furnishing copies of records shall be in compliance with section 610.026, RSMo.

What to Expect

The designated custodians shall respond to all requests for access to or copies of a public record in possession of the department or division within the time period provided by statute except in those circumstances authorized by statute.

 

Additional Information

The City shall comply with sections 610.010 to 610.030, RSMo, the Sunshine Law, as now existing or hereinafter amended.  

Contact

Office of the City Counselor

(314) 622-3361

1200 Market
City Hall, Room 314
St. Louis, Missouri 63103

Contact the Office of the City Counselor

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