None of the arguments I heard to thwart off ward reduction hold water… Aldermen knew this was coming, failure to prepare doesn’t warrant a do-over. The board cannot cry about this being flawed legislation when they wrote it in the first place. <br><br>Aldermen do themselves a huge disservice crying about the workload and pay. If you can’t hack it, resign. Allow voters to vote someone in who can. <br><br>As for pay? Aldermen already get $30k+ perks and stipends for a ‘part time’ gig. The pay is already on par with fulltime employment. The only diff is now the 14 remaining aldermen gotta earn it.

None of the arguments I heard to thwart off ward reduction hold water… Aldermen knew this was coming, failure to prepare doesn’t warrant a do-over. The board cannot cry about this being flawed legislation when they wrote it in the first place.

Aldermen do themselves a huge disservice crying about the workload and pay. If you can’t hack it, resign. Allow voters to vote someone in who can.

As for pay? Aldermen already get $30k+ perks and stipends for a ‘part time’ gig. The pay is already on par with fulltime employment. The only diff is now the 14 remaining aldermen gotta earn it.

Editorial: Mayor Krewson should reinforce the will of St. Louis voters on ward reduction

The Board of Aldermen appears likely to approve a measure Friday asking voters to reconsider the 2012 referendum that approved cutting the number of aldermanic wards in half. Mayor Lyda

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