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BREAKING NEWS: County reports final results in municipal, school board races

Sunset Hills incumbents win re-election

April 03, 2013 - The county Board of Election Commissioners is reporting final unofficial results of today's election for local municipal and school board seats.

In Crestwood, four aldermanic seats are up for election.

Seats held by Mimi Duncan of Ward 1, Bob Deutschmann of Ward 2, Jerry Miguel of Ward 3 and John Foote of Ward 4 are up for election.

The seats carry three-year terms.

Miguel is unable to seek re-election because of term limits. He is completing his third consecutive three-year term.

Richard Breeding, 9338 Arban Drive, has filed in Ward 1. Breeding is a former Ward 1 alderman who served from 1998 to 2007, at which time he was unable to seek re-election due to term limits. He is unopposed.

In Ward 2, Bill Schelinski, 600 Sessions Ave., and Mary Stadter, 546 Aspen Drive, have filed. City officials say Schelinski is ineligible to run because of a 1996 felony conviction in Illinois.

Stadter received 340 votes with three of three precincts reporting, while Schelinksi garnered 123 votes.

Bill Boston, 107 Flamingo Drive, and Grant Mabie, 7947 Camelot Lane, have filed for the Ward 3 seat.

Boston received 344 votes with four of four precincts reporting, while Mabie tallied 300.

Candidates filing in Ward 4 are Timothy Anderson, 9022 Sky Crest Drive; Mike Tsichlis, 9094 Doercrest Drive; Cindy Minor, 8831 Fox Park Drive; and Richard Rutledge, 11742 Parkshire Drive.

Tsichlis received 269 votes with two of two precincts reporting; Anderson, 262; Minor, 164; and Rutledge, 17.

In Grantwood Village, three seats are up for election.

Seats held by Chairman Mark Kienstra, 7365 Navarre Circle, Treasurer Kevin Kelso, 8800 Julia Dent Drive, and Building Commissioner Bob Bess, 7300 Whitehaven Drive, are up for election.

All three have filed. The seats carry two-year terms.

Also filing were Doug McCormick, 9034 Fernald; Steve Kohlberg, 1 Grantwood Lane; and Terry Humes, 2 Missionary Ridge.

With two of two precincts reporting, Kelso garnered 202 votes; Kienstra, 201; McCormick, 190; Bess, 197; Humes, 178; and Kohlberg, 166.

The village's sewer-lateral program measure, Proposition S, was approved with 282 "yes" votes and 94 "no" votes.

Besides the mayoral post, three aldermanic seats are up for election in Green Park.

Bob Reinagel is serving as interim mayor.

He was appointed to the post after former Mayor Tony Konopka resigned last summer. Reinagel, 10957 Suanis Court, filed for the mayoral post.

Aldermanic seats held by Tony Pousosa of Ward 1, Tim Thuston of Ward 2 and Joe Monteleone of Ward 3 are up for election.

Pousosa, 9700 Antigo Drive, Thuston, 9400 Green Park Road, and Monteleone, 9423 Southtowne Farms Drive, filed for re-election.

All of the candidates are unopposed for the seats, which carry two-year terms.

In Sunset Hills, four aldermanic seats are up for election. Seats held by Dee Baebler of Ward 1, Scott Haggerty of Ward 2, Jan Hoffmann of Ward 3 and Pat Fribis of Ward 4 are up for election.

Baebler, 9347 Caddyshack Circle, and former Ward 1 Alderman Frank Hardy, 421 Rayburn Ave., filed.

Hardy received 143 votes with four of four precincts reporting, while Baebler tallied 298.

Haggerty, 9222 Saddlebrook Drive, Hoffmann, 12206 Robyn Road, and Fribis, 9843 Sunset Greens Drive, filed for re-election and are unopposed.

Also filing in Ward 4 was Larry Chorosevic, 10829 Forest Path Drive.

Fribis received 308 votes with three of three precincts reporting, while Chorosevic garnered 95.

All seats carry two-year terms.

Board of Education seats for Lindbergh Schools and the Mehlville School District also are up for election.

In Lindbergh, seats held by board President Vic Lenz and board Treasurer Kara Gotsch are up for election.

Gotsch, 10716 Forest Circle Drive, and Lenz, 4628 Bridlewood Terrace, both filed for re-election. Adam McBride, 10119 Fite Circle, and Cindy McDaniel, 513 Oakwood Drive, also have filed.

Lenz tallied 4,065 votes with 49 of 49 precincts reporting; McDaniel, 2,683; Gotsch, 3,515; and McBride, 2,223.

In Mehlville, seats held by board President Venki Palamand and board Secretary Larry Felton are up for election. Palamand, 5385 Royal Hills Drive, and Felton, 5949 Briarmist Place, both filed for re-election.

Also filing was Lori Trakas, 3900 Butler Hill Road.

Felton received 5,843 votes with 49 of 49 precincts reporting; Trakas, 5,213; and Palamand, 4,979.

The school board seats carry three-year terms.

Proposition P, a 3/16 of a one cent sales-tax increase that would fund the planned renovation of the Gateway Arch grounds, as well as city and county parks and greenways, received 56,132 "yes" votes with 816 of 851 precincts reporting and 50,283 "no" votes in St. Louis County.

Tags: Crestwood News, Election, Green Park News, Lindbergh Schools News, Mehlville School District News, Sunset Hills News, Web Exclusive

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