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Report of the Fiscal Analysis Team on the Better Together Consolidation Plan

“This report examines separately the revenue and expenditure claims of the amendment’s proponents”.

Report of the Fiscal Analysis Team on the Better Together Consolidation Plan

Financial Projection: A First Step

By Mark Tranel, Terry Jones, and Jim Brasfield

Municipal League Resolution Passed

On Thursday, March 28, the Municipal League unanimously passed a resolution opposing the petition initiative which proposes to unify St. Louis County and the City of St. Louis and which would eliminate local government resulting in the reduction of services provided to the residents of St. Louis County and affirms its support for a Petition for the formation of a Board of Freeholders/Electors.

Municipal League Resolution

THE BETTER TOGETHER PROPOSAL: GOVERNANCE ISSUES

This is a critique of the governance provisions in the Better Together Plan (March 25, 2019 version).   Most of the points have been made in one venue or another but this lists most of the major issues.   It is intended to help all of us understand fully what is being proposed. 

Professor Emeritus Terry Jones- The Better Together Proposal: Governance Issues Updated