Intergovernmental Affairs Committee – July 1, 2019
Board Bill No. 32 | Session 2019-2020
Establishment of Criminal Justice Coordinating Council
An Ordinance authorizing the establishment of the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council through an intergovernmental cooperative agreement by and between the City, the Sheriff, the Twenty-Second Judicial Circuit Court, the Circuit Attorney, the Missouri State Public Defender and the Director of the Missouri Department of Corrections for the purpose as set forth more specifically below; authorizing the Mayor to enter into the intergovernmental cooperative agreement with the respective parties and requiring that the intergovernmental agreement contain certain subjects; providing for the filling of vacancies; providing, subject to appropriation, for an Executive Director and staff to be appointed by the Mayor and resources to be provided by the City and that the Executive Director and staff shall be members of the City’s classified service plan; requiring the CJCC to prepare and submit its annual budget to the City; providing for maintaining an intergovernmental information sharing agreement; providing for the termination of such agreement; providing for the distribution of assets and liabilities upon dissolution; providing for the severability of the agreement; requiring that the CJCC prepare and provide an annual report to the Mayor and to the Board of Aldermen; and containing a severability clause
This video is the result of a law passed in 2016 by 21st Ward Alderman Antonio French. The historic “Transparency in Government Law” requires all public meetings of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen; the Board of Estimate & Apportionment; the Board of Public Service; and the Preservation Board be recorded and made available on an official City of St. Louis YouTube channel.