Live – Public Safety Committee – March 10, 2020
Board of Alderman – Aldermanic Committee Meeting
The Public Safety Committee will meet to review and discuss the following:
Item Number 1
Nominations to the Civilian Oversight Board. (Removed)
Item Number 2
The Committee will listen to public testimony on Board Bill Number 222.
Board Bill Number 222
Introduced by Alderwoman Christine Ingrassia, Alderman Jack Coatar, Alderwoman Heather Navarro
The proposed ordinance authorizes the Building Commissioner to develop policies and promulgate rules regulating short-term rentals, as defined herein, and creates a short-term rental task force to advise and assist the Building Commissioner in developing said policies, with the purpose of promoting short-term rentals in the City, providing equal opportunity for traditional lodging providers, and preserving residential neighborhoods, that are consistent with the Revised Code of the City of St. Louis, and other applicable laws and regulations, and containing an effective date.
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.