Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Ralph Sidebottom was sworn in as mayor after winning the April 2 race against incumbent Mike Potter.
Lake Saint Louis has a new mayor and an empty Ward 1 seat on the Board of Aldermen. Ralph Sidebottom was sworn in as mayor after winning the April 2 race against incumbent Mike Potter. READ MORE: Sidebottom Unseats Potter as Lake Saint Louis Mayor by Twelve Votes Also sworn in were Ward 1 Alderman Tony Zito, Ward 2 Alderman Kathy Schweikert and Ward 3 Alderman John Pellerito. Sidebottom began his term with a few notes to the board about procedure and punctuality. "I ask everyone to please use your clicker," he said, referring to a computerized system where the aldermen click a remote to place themselves in a queue to speak. "No cross-talk. Speak when you're recognized, or I will rule you out of order if you speak out of turn." Earlier in…
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Filing opened on Dec. 11 for the municipal elections on April 2.
Today, Tues., Jan. 15, is the last day to file for candidacy in the April 2 municipal elections in the cities of Wentzville and Lake Saint Louis. Both city offices and the Wentzville Schools administration offices will be open until 5 p.m. today. The City of Wentzville will be electing aldermen in each of its three wards, and also a city judge. Following are the lists of candidates to date: Wentzville, Ward 1 are: Wentzville, Ward 2 Wentzville, Ward 3 Candidates for Wentzville Municipal Judge are: The City of Lake Saint Louis will be electing a mayor, as well as an aldermen in each of its three wards. Candidates for mayor: Candidates for Lake Saint Louis Ward 1 Candidates for Lake Saint Louis Ward 2 Candidates for Lake Saint Louis Ward 3…
Friday, April 27, 2012
Some aldermen would like to see a public application process for empty seats that are filled by the mayor's appointment.
It didn't take long for Wentzville's new mayor and board of aldermen to find something to disagree about. Just minutes after newly elected Mayor Nick Guccione and the Wentzville Board of Aldermen were sworn in, the board got quickly down to business at Wednesay night's meeting. Ward 5 Alderman Rick Stokes was unanimously elected board president, the board passed a consent agenda and Guccione made committee appointments. Everyting was running smoothly until Guccione asked for a special meeting before the May 9 regular board meeting so he could make an appointment for his former Ward 3 seat on the board, which is now empty. The seat needs to be filled as soon as possible, Guccione said, and he'd like to talk to the board before presenting …
Friday, March 16, 2012
Mayor Lambi says, "I have nothing to hide, so I'm not hiding."
The Wentzville Board of Aldermen released minutes from three executive session meetings regarding a conflict of interest investigation on Mayor Paul Lambi. City Attorney Paul Rost redacted the minutes, and the released minutes were approved by the aldermen following a late-night executive session Wednesday. But the minutes as redacted by Rost give little information if any, regarding the reason for an investigation into a check from the city to Westplex Local Organizing Committee, or allegations of conflict of interest against Lambi. The mayor was an unpaid board member of Westplex LOC. The redacted minutes accompany this article. The minutes do show that someone, whose name was redacted, submitted a letter with a complaint against Lambi. …
Monday, March 12, 2012
Controversial $15,000 check was issued to support the local organizing committee and to attract and retain events.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Wentzville is investigating a $15,000 check issued five years ago to an organization cofounded by Mayor Paul Lambi, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Event on Tuesday is designed to give residents and local business owners a chance to hear from those seeking public office in Wentzville.
The Wentzville Chamber of Commerce plans to host its annual Candidate's Night from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. The event is designed to give residents and local business owners a chance to hear from those seeking public office in Wentzville. Those in attendance can submit issue-related questions and some questions will be asked by the event's moderator. All candidates will have an opportunity for opening and closing remarks. The forum will be at Wentzville Holt High School auditorium. All candidates have been invited to attend the event. Candidates for the April 3 election are: Mayor Four-year term Ward 1 Alderman Two-year term Ward 2 Alderman Two-year term Ward 3 Alderman Two-year term No campaign materials will be allowed inside or outside …
Friday, January 13, 2012
Filing for municipal office races closes Tuesday.
The crowded Wentzville Board of Aldermen ballots got a bit more crowded, as two more candidates filed to compete in the April 3 election. Forrest Gossett filed Thursday to join the Ward 1 race. He will run against Jay Weber. The Ward 1 incumbent, Leon Tow, is running for mayor in April. Curtis T. Davis also joined a burgeoning Ward 3 race, which now has four candidates. Others running for the Ward 3 seat are Michael Hays, incumbent Rick Stokes and Rodney E. Stratman. The other races are unchanged since the opening filing date. The mayoral race includes Tow, former alderman Bill Schuette and Ward 2 Alderman Nick Guccione. Mayor Paul Lambi has announced he will not seek re-election. Ward 2 includes candidates Sonya Shyrock, Donna Sherwood …
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Tuesday was the first day of filing for municipal office.
Nine candidates filed to run for Wentzville municipal office Tuesday, the opening day of the April 2012 filing period. The city of Wentzville held a lottery at 5 p.m. for the top spot on the ballot. All other candidates who file will be added on the end of the list. Incumbent Mayor Paul Lambi told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch this morning that he would not be seeking reelection in 2012. Lambi has held the mayoral post since 2004. Whomever wins election to the mayoral post in April will serve a four-year term. Wentzville voters approved extending the mayor's term from two to four years on the April 2011 ballot. Candidates, in order of ballot placement, are: Mayor Ward 1 Alderman Ward 2 Aldermen Ward 3 Aldermen All candidates for any …
Monday, May 16, 2011
On the agenda tonight are a discussion about snow plowing on private streets, liquor licenses, and the site plan for the Green Tree addition.
JOINT WORK SESSION On the agenda for tonight's 5:30 p.m. public work session: BOARD OF ALDERMEN MEETING At 7 p.m., the board of aldermen meets with the following items under consideration: