Board of Aldermen of the City of St. Louis

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The Board of Aldermen of the City of St. Louis, is the municipal legislature of the independent City of St. Louis, Missouri.

Composition

The Board of Aldermen consists of one representative from each of the city's 28 wards; the body's President is elected separately by a city-wide ballot. Like the Mayor, Aldermen representing odd-numbered wards are elected in odd numbered years following the United States Presidential Election, while the President of the Board and the aldermen from even-numbered wards are elected in the off-years.<ref>http://previous.slpl.org/cco/charter/data/art04.htm</ref>

Powers

By custom and tradition the individual aldermen have a great deal of influence over decisions impacting the ward they represent on matters ranging from zoning changes, to street resurfacing.

Qualifications

To become an Alderman one must be a registered voter, twenty-five years of age, have been a United States citizen for at least five years, a resident of the city, and one year a resident of the ward from which elected. The President must be at least thirty years of age and a city resident for a least five years.<ref>http://stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/aldermen/about/</ref><ref>http://www.slpl.lib.mo.us/cco/Rules/append.htm</ref>


Elections

Municipal elections in St. Louis city are held in odd numbered years, with the primary elections in March and the general election in April. Aldermen are elected in odd numbered years following the United States Presidential Election. The President of the Board of Aldermen and the aldermen from even-numbered wards are elected in the off-years.

Aldermen

Current members

Ward:
Aldermen:
Contact:
Ward or position Member Map Neighborhoods
President Lewis E. Reed
Ward 1 Sharon Tyus 100px Wells/Goodfellow, Kingsway West, Kingsway East, Penrose, Mark Twain, Walnut Park East
Ward 2 Dionne Flowers 100px Near North Riverfront, College Hill, O'Fallon, North Point, Baden, Riverview, North Riverfront
Ward 3 Brandon Bosley 100px JeffVanderLou, St. Louis Place, Hyde Park, College Hill, Fairground Neighborhood, O'Fallon
Ward 4 Samuel L. Moore 100px Lewis Place, Kingsway East, Greater Ville, The Ville, Vandeventer
Ward 5 Tammika Hubbard Downtown West, JeffVanderLou, St. Louis Place, Carr Square, Columbus Square, Old North St. Louis, Near North Riverfront, Hyde Park
Ward 6 Christine Ingrassia Fox Park, Tower Grove East, Compton Heights, The Gate District, Lafayette Square, Peabody/Darst/Webbe, Downtown West, Midtown, JeffVanderLou
Ward 7 Jack Coatar 100px Kosciusko, Soulard, Benton Park, McKinley Heights, Fox Park, Compton Heights, Lafayette Square, Peabody/Darst/Webbe, LaSalle Park, Downtown, Downtown West, Near North Riverfront
Ward 8 Stephen Conway Southwest Garden, Tower Grove South, Tower Grove East, Shaw
Ward 9 Dan Guenther Dutchtown, Mount Pleasant, Marine Villa, Gravois Park, Kosciusko, Soulard, Benton Park, Tower Grove East, Benton Park West
Ward 10 Joseph Vollmer The Hill, Southwest Garden, North Hampton, Tower Grove South, Kings Oak
Ward 11 Sarah Martin Carondelet, Patch, Holly Hills, Boulevard Heights, Mount Pleasant
Ward 12 Larry Arnowitz Boulevard Heights, Princeton Heights, St. Louis Hills
Ward 13 Beth Murphy Carondelet, Holly Hills, Boulevard Heights, Bevo Mill, Princeton Heights, Southampton, Dutchtown
Ward 14 Carol Howard Bevo Mill, Princeton Heights, Southampton, Tower Grove South
Ward 15 Megan Green Tower Grove South, Dutchtown, Gravois Park, Tower Grove East, Benton Park West
Ward 16 Tom Oldenburg Princeton Heights, Southampton, St. Louis Hills, Lindenwood Park
Ward 17 Joseph D. Roddy Shaw, Botanical Heights, Tiffany, Midtown, Central West End, Forest Park Southeast, Kings Oak, Cheltenham
Ward 18 Terry Kennedy Central West End, Academy, Kingsway West, Fountain Park, Lewis Place, Kingsway East, Vandeventer
Ward 19 Marlene Davis Shaw, Tiffany, The Gate District, Midtown, Vandeventer, JeffVanderLou, Covenant Blu/Grand Center
Ward 20 Cara Spencer Dutchtown, Marine Villa, Gravois Park, Benton Park West
Ward 21 John Collins-Muhammad 100px Kingsway East, Greater Ville, O'Fallon, Penrose, Mark Twain
Ward 22 Jeffrey L. Boyd West End, Wells/Goodfellow, Mark Twain/I-70 Industrial, Hamilton Heights
Ward 23 Joe Vaccaro Lindenwood Park, Ellendale, Clifton Heights, North Hampton
Ward 24 Scott Ogilvie Lindenwood Park, Ellendale, Clifton Heights, The Hill, Southwest Garden, North Hampton, Cheltenham, Clayton/Tamm, Franz Park, Hi-Pointe
Ward 25 Shane Cohn Carondelet, Dutchtown, Mount Pleasant
Ward 26 Frank Williamson Skinker/DeBaliviere, DeBaliviere Place, West End, Visitation Park, Wells/Goodfellow, Academy, Kingsway West, Hamilton Heights
Ward 27 Pamela Boyd Walnut Park East, North Point, Baden, Walnut Park West
Ward 28 Vacant Central West End, Hi-Pointe, Wydown/Skinker, Skinker/DeBaliviere, DeBaliviere Place, West End

Contact Information

City Hall, Room 230
1200 Market Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
Phone: (314) 622-3287
Fax: (314) 622-4273

External Links