The St. George resident will fill the seat until the April election.
Thursday, December 29, 2011
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Four St. George residents came to the St. Louis County Council meeting Tuesday night to speak against Burns.
Despite intense opposition from four fellow St. George residents, Bob Burns was elected by the St. Louis County Council to oversee the disincorporation of St. George. In the public comment section of the county council meeting Tuesday night, one St. George resident after another stepped up to speak against Bob Burns being named the executive to oversee the disincorporation. Later, five council members voted for Burns, and two abstained, giving Burns the job of overseeing the disincorporation of the city. Brian Wilkerson spoke first. He said Burns had been involved in many of the disputes in the community over the years, and that Burns would open old wounds and create new ones. “Don’t let our citizen action be reduced to cronyism, political…