At the annual Muni Awards and Installation, Mayor Barry Glantz of Creve Coeur took the oath of office and will serve as League President for 2016-17. Joining him on the stage that evening to be installed were new and re-elected board members Councilman Chuck Caverly, Maryland Heights, Vice President, Mayor Norm McCourt, Black Jack Finance Chairman, Alderman Errol Bush, Northwoods, Mayor Edward Mahan, Rock Hill, and Mayor Ruth Springer, Olivette.
The categories and Muni award winners were:
Art & Culture – Creve Coeur
Citizen Engagement – Bellerive Acres
Collaboration – Municipal Partners for Inclusive Recreation comprised of the Cities of Ballwin, Brentwood, Crestwood, Des Peres, Ellisville, Kirkwood, Manchester, and Sunset Hills
Parks & Recreation – Pasadena Hills
Public Safety – Bellefontaine Neighbors
Sustainability & Preservation – Shrewsbury
Buzz Westfall Award for Excellence in Local Government – Retired Kirkwood Mayor Art McDonnell
We would also like to thank our emcee for the evening – Shawndrea Thomas from Channel 2.