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Alderman resigns from city council

Last month Bonne Terre Ward 2 Alderman Ron Elders resigned from his seat on the city council after a special meeting was called to address his position and to discuss giving the mayor consent to relieve him of his duties.

The Desloge Board of Alderman and the Bonne Terre City Council will hold meetings tonight.


The Desloge Board of Aldermen will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. tonight at city hall, located at 300 N. Lincoln Drive.

According to the tentative agenda, the board will consider payment of the final invoice submitted by Hurst-Rosche, Inc. for the Chestnut/Trailwood Stormwater Project; and a TIF request made by El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant.

Two ordinances will also be considered regarding “stop” intersections and a tax-exempt equipment lease purchase agreement with FS Leasing, LLC.

Finally, discussion will be held concerning an internet/use tax.

Meetings of the board of aldermen are open to the public.

Bonne Terre

The Bonne Terre City Council will meet in regular session today at 6 p.m. at Bonne Terre City Hall, located at 118 North Allen Street in Bonne Terre.

Listed under new business are Alliance’s monthly report, approval of next year’s Chautauqua’s dates, and discussion and approval of the purchase of a backhoe and a dump truck. They will also discuss the need for an alderman for ward 2. Ron Elders resigned last month after the council held a meeting to consider calling for his resignation.

They will also approve several ordinances. One involves a four-way stop at Jane and North Allen Streets and another involves a contract for the lease of a new sanitation truck.

The council will hear department reports. The meeting is open to the public.


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