Thursday, January 17, 2013
Larry DeGroodt, Ward 1, and John Pellerito, Ward 3, have both filed their candidacy.
The races are set for the April 2 municipal election in Lake Saint Louis. For mayor, current Ward 1 alderman Ralph Sidebottom will be challenging incumbent mayor Mike Potter, who was first elected to the position in 2001. In Ward 1, Eric Oman will be running against current alderman Tony Zito and former alderman Larry DeGroodt. Ward 2's incumbent Kathy Schweikert will run unopposed. In Ward 3, incumbent alderman George Rich will be challenged by former alderman John Pellerito and newcomer Patricia A. Van Thull. Candidate filing opened on Dec. 11, 2012 and closed on Jan. 15, 2013.
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Former Lake Saint Louis alderman Larry DeGroodt spoke out against the bill, citing the Missouri Constitution.
Mid Rivers Newsmagazine reported Wednesday that the Lake Saint Louis Board of Aldermen have passed a bill making provisions for the city to cover the expenses of snowplowing for the eight miles of private streets within city limits. The bill passed 4-1, with Ward 2 Alderman Kathy Schweikert the only nay vote. Ward 2 Alderman Karen Vennard, who spoke out against the bill at the Aug. 6 board meeting, was absent. Mayor Mike Potter indicated at the meeting that he may veto the bill. If he chooses to do so, the board may vote to override his veto. Wentzville Patch first told readers about the snowplowing bill in a story posted on July 17 about a worksession where Public Works Director Derek Koestel outlined options for handling the cost. …
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Ward 1 residents will be able to discuss issues with their aldermen.
Ward 1 Aldermen Ralph Sidebottom and Larry DeGroodt will be hosting a Ward 1 meeting at 7 p.m. on Feb. 13 at the Civic Center (city hall). The informal meeting gives residents of Ward 1 to discuss city issues and share ideas for the future. The aldermen request that if anyone has any agenda items that they would like addressed at this meeting to please contact Ralph Sidebottom at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 636-332-9434 by Feb. 9. Ward 3 meetings, hosted by Alderman John Pellerito, have been scheduled for 6 p.m. on Jan. 30, Feb. 27 and March 26, also at the Civic Center.