VIDEO: Public Safety Committee Meeting October 20, 2020

Public Safety Committee Meeting October 20, 2020
Aldermanic Committee Meeting
Public Safety

Admission: Free.


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Public Hearing
The Committee will take Public Comment on the report given by Mr. Dale Glass, the City’s Commissioner of Corrections, pursuant to Ord. 71217 held Thursday, October 1, 2020.

This report relates to the City’s correctional facilities, operations and programming. This includes the closing of the Workhouse (MSI). Please see the below instructions on how to register to speak to the committee. This meeting may be viewed at the link below: []

Public Hearing Procedures:
Those interested in making a comment about the Report to the Public Safety Committee from Mr. Dale Glass, the Commissioner of Corrections, should send an email expressing their interest to speak as well as their name, street address, email contact address and a note that they wish to speak about report from Commissioner Glass to the Board of Aldermen Clerk – Mr. Terry Kennedy at:

Persons may also call 314 589-6845 and leave a message with the above information. Those who do not have an email address or wish to call into the meeting by phone to speak, should call the phone number above and express their interest to speak as well as leave their name, address, phone number and that they wish to speak about the report listed above.

Those responding by email will receive an email confirmation and then later a link that will allow them to join the meeting as a speaker. Procedures will also be sent to you. Those calling in will receive a return phone call with this information.

All requests to speak must be made by 8am Tuesday, October 20, 2020. Speakers will be called to speak in accordance to the Rules of the Board of Aldermen which can be found on the Board of Aldermen Website. The link is below:

The committee will meet to review and discuss the following:
Item Number 1

The Committee will have a discussion with City Budget Director, Paul Payne, about the fiscal impact of closing the Workhouse.

Item Number 2

Public comment will be taken on the report of Commissioner of Corrections, Mr. Dale Glass, on his recent update to the Public Safety Committee pursuant to Ord. 71217 that relates to the City’s correctional facilities and the Workhouse in particular.

Board Bills
Board Bill Number 141
Introduced by Alderman Jack Coatar

Adopted and approved pursuant to § 70.220.1 RSMo, the Board Bill authorizes the Director of the Department of Public Safety and the Police Commissioner, on behalf of the City of St. Louis, to make and enter into an agreement with the United States Department of the Interior, Nat… Read more

Event published: Oct 14, 2020 1:19 PM
Last updated: Oct 16, 2020 12:21 PM

More information:
City of St. Louis:
Board of Aldermen

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.


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