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, 1520 Market Street, Suite 2080,
St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-657-3880

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. Shawn Ordway, Deputy Assessor, Assessor’s Office, 1200 Market Street, Room 120, City Hall St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-622-5524

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, 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, 1114 Market Street, Suite 626, St. Louis, Mo 63101 Phone: 314-622-3301

Community Development Agency

Ms. Lorna Alexander, Special Assistant for Development, Community Development Agency, 1520 Market Street, Suite 2000, St. Louis, Mo 63103
Phone: 314-657-3842

St. Louis City Courts

Ms. Catherine Ruggeri-Rea, Court Administrator, St. Louis City Courts, 1520 Market Street, Suite 1120, St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-657-1878

Health Department

Ms. Patty Koller, Executive Assistant I, Health Department, 1520 Market Street, Suite 4051, St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-657-1463

Human Services

Ms. LaJoyce Thomas, Executive Secretary II, Department Of Human Services,
1520 Market Street, Suite 4065, St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-657-1653

Information Technology

Ms. Kathy Doerr, Systems Development Manager, Information Technology,
1200 Market Street, Room 214, City Hall, St. Louis, Mo 63103
Phone: 314-622-3659

Office Of The City Counselor

Mr. Michael A. Garvin, Deputy City Counselor, Office of the 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, Office of the Mayor, 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 IV, Personnel Department,
1114 Market Street, Room 700, St. Louis, Mo 63101 Phone: 314-622-3251

Planning And Urban Design Agency

Mr. Don Roe, Deputy Director, Planning & Urban Design Agency, 1520 Market Street, Suite 2000, St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-657-3848

Planning And Urban Design Agency/Cultural Resource Office

Dr. Betsy Bradley, Ph.D., Director, Cultural Resource Office, Planning & Urban Design Agency, 1520 Market Street, St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 657-3850

Public Safety (Director's Office)

Cathy Smentkowski, Public Information Officer, Department Of Public Safety (Director's Office), 1200 Market Street, Room 402, City Hall, St. Louis, Mo 63103
Phone: 314-589-6037

Fire Department

Fire Chief Dennis M. Jenkerson, Fire Department Headquarters, 1421 N. Jefferson Avenue, 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: 314-622-4748

Neighborhood Stabilization Team/Citizens’ Service Bureau

Ms. Sandy Colvin, Neighborhood Improvement Supervisor, 
Neighborhood Stabilization Team/Citizens’ Service Bureau, 1520 Market Street,
St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-657-1357

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: 314-622-4818

City Of St. Louis Division Of Corrections

Ms. Jamie Lambing, Records Retention Supervisor, City Of St. Louis Division Of Corrections, 200 South Tucker Blvd., St. Louis, Mo 63101 Phone: 314-621-5848, Ext. 5027

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department

Ms. Barbara Manuel-Crossman, Records Supervisor, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, 1915 Olive Street, St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-444-5551

Department Of Public Utilities

Mr. Curt Skouby, Director, Department Of Public Utilities, 1640 South Kingshighway, St. Louis, Mo 63110 Phone: 314-633-9012

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, Department of Quality Assurance, 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 Department (Director's Office)

Ms. Cindy Riordan, Executive Assistant II, Street Department (Director's Office),
1900 Hampton Avenue, St. Louis, Mo 63139 Phone: 314-647-3111, Ext. 1007

Street Division

Mr. Kent Flake, Commissioner Of Streets, Street Division, 1900 Hampton Avenue,
St. Louis, Mo 63139 Phone: 314-647-3111, Ext. 1406

Traffic Division

Mr. Len Efthim, Traffic Engineer, Traffic Division, 1900 Hampton Avenue,
St. Louis, Mo 63139 Phone: 314-647-3111, Ext. 1105

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: 314-647-3111, Ext. 1601

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 234, City Hall,
St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-622-4145

Zoning

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

St. Louis Fire Department/Bureau Of Emergency Medical Services

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

Board of Aldermen

David Sweeney, Clerk/Legal Counsel, Board of Aldermen, Room 230, City Hall,
St. Louis, Mo 63103 Phone: 314-622-3287


 

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, Mo 63103

Contact the Office of the City Counselor

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