Saturday, May 4, 2013
Meet city officials and learn about the City of Clayton.
Learn about the City of Clayton while getting free entry to the Center of Clayton today. From 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. today (Saturday, May 4) residents will have the opportunity to chat with Mayor Harold Sanger and the Board of Aldermen about what is going on now and what is ahead for the City of Clayton. According to The Center of Clayton's Facebook page, there will be gift bags with giveaways, brochures and fact cards and free refreshments and crafts for the kids. Admission to The Center will be free during the event. There also will be tours of fire trucks conducted by Clayton firefighters.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Harold Sanger took over the reins from Linda Goldstein Tuesday night.
After six years as mayor and eight more on the Clayton board of aldermen, Linda Goldstein officiated her final meeting Tuesday night in Clayton. After the board certified the April 2 election results, Goldstein adjourned the meeting. Harold Sanger was sworn in as the new mayor. The final certified vote tally was as follows: The totals did not change from the unofficial totals reported on election night. Sanger said the evening's proceedings, which included several tributes to Goldstein and her service to the city, were not about the person in the mayor's seat. "Tonight is not about me and it's not about Linda either," he said. "It is about those that came before us and the legacy that we will leave for those that come after us." Sanger…
Monday, April 22, 2013
The newly elected mayor of Clayton will be sworn in Tuesday.
Harold Sanger, elected April 2 as mayor of Clayton, will be sworn into office Tuesday at a meeting of the city's board of aldermen. Sanger replaces Linda Goldstein, who was term limited out of office. The board of aldermen will meet at Clayton City Hall at 7 p.m. Tuesday for two meetings. In the first, the board will certify the election and vote on a liquor license Banquet Enterprises, Inc. located at 6633 Clayton Road. After an adjournment, the new mayor and board will hear public requests and petitions and read a proclamation on Local Government Week. The meeting is open to the public. See more on Patch:
Monday, March 18, 2013
Looking for information on candidates in the Clayton mayoral race? Here's what you need to know about Alex Berger III, Michelle Harris and Harold Sanger.
Patch sent all candidates running for in the City of Clayton mayoral race identical questionnaires in order to compile candidate profiles prior to the April 2 election. Each candidate who returned the survey will be featured on Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch this week. There are three candidates running mayor. Click on the links below to see profiles for the following candidates: See our previous coverage:
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Sanger is one of three candidates seeking to become mayor of Clayton.
Patch sent all local candidates for office identical questionnaires in order to compile candidate profiles prior to the April election. Each candidate who returned the survey will be featured on the site. Harold Sanger, 66 Public Office History Work History Community Service Washington University Entrepreneurial Board; Pulaski Bank Advisory Board; Board member - Clayton Parks Foundation - Clayton Century Foundation committee; Volunteer : Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry; Animal Protective Association (APA) of MO. What prompted your decision to seek elective office? My 36 years of business experience combined with almost two decades of service to the City of Clayton have prepared me to lead Clayton as mayor. These attributes along with my…
Berger III is one of three candidates seeking to become mayor of Clayton.
Patch sent all local candidates for office identical questionnaires in order to compile candidate profiles prior to the April election. Each candidate who returned the survey will be featured on the site. Alex Berger III, 63 Background What prompted your decision to seek elective office? I will provide the leadership for our community, the passion, the vision and to do what's right: As Mayor I will manage relationships and build networks. I will find common ground and build rapport to effectively lead change and create new solutions to build Clayton for tomorrow, TODAY! Biggest issue facing Clayton Initiating change. Clayton has become the best place to live, raise a family and work because of resident and stakeholder input to and …
Harris is one of three candidates seeking to become mayor of Clayton.
Patch sent all local candidates for office identical questionnaires in order to compile candidate profiles prior to the April election. Each candidate who returned the survey will be featured on the site. Michelle Harris, 57 Education/Professional Experience/Community Service What prompted your decision to seek elective office? I care deeply about the future of Clayton and I genuinely believe that my experience and skills are uniquely right for the job now: Biggest issue facing Clayton Balancing our budget. Clayton’s current financial plan is sound, and is underway—leaving us with a generous 50 percent reserve level and a zero deficit by 2015. I worked hard to help develop this plan, including proposing innovative solutions last spring to …
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Stith was Clayton's mayor from 1983-1987.
Dick Stith, a former Clayton mayor, died last week at the age of 93. Stith died Feb. 10, 2013. He was recently diagnosed with lung cancer, his family told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Stith ran eight times, six times for alderman and twice for mayor. He faced opposition only once, winning his first race for alderman against an incumbent, according to the Post. He was mayor from 1983 to 1987. To read the Post's full obituary, click here. A memorial will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 23 at St. Francis Xavier (College) Church at St. Louis University.
Friday, February 15, 2013
Joshua Hurst, 23, was charged with first-degree property damage and resisting arrest stemming from the Feb. 10 incident.
A 23-year-old man damaged plant holders and trashcans owned by the city of Clayton on Feb. 10, police said. Joshua Hurst, 23, of Mount Vernon, IL, was charged Monday with first-degree property damage and resisting arrest. St. Louis County prosecutors said Hurst did more than $750 in damage to the plant holders and trashcans. Officers spotted him during the vandalism spree at about 3:11 a.m. Feb. 10, according to a court document. Hurst also fled from Clayton Police officers, prosecutors said. Bail has been set at $15,000 for Hurst. For more crime information on Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch, see the following articles:
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
The Clayton Board of Aldermen meets Tuesday, Feb. 12.
The Clayton Board of Aldermen is slated to meet Tuesday, Feb. 12. A discussion session begins at 6 p.m. and the regular council meeting is set for 7 p.m. at Clayton City Hall. Items on the agenda include: Discussion Session Board Meeting The meeting is open to the public.