Filing draws members of citizens' organization
December 28, 2005 - Staff Report
Three candidates identified as members of the Crestwood Citizens for Fiscal Re-sponsibility in a handout distributed by the organization last summer have filed for seats on the Crestwood Board of Aldermen up for election in April.
Filing for municipal seats and school board seats up for election April 4 will continue through 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17.
Aldermanic seats are up for election in the cities of Crestwood, Green Park and Sunset Hills next spring. In addition, the posts of mayor and collector are up for election in
Sunset Hills. Two seats on both the Lind-bergh and Mehlville boards of education also are up for election April 4.
Aldermanic seats held by Richard La-Bore of Ward 1, Tim Trueblood of Ward 2, Don Maddox of Ward 3 and Joe O'Keefe of Ward 4 are up for election. The seats carry three-year terms. Due to term limits, LaBore and Trueblood are ineligible to seek re-election.
Two candidates have filed for the Ward 1 seat — Richard Bland, 9609 Cornish Drive, and Darryl Wallach, 1004 Briarton Drive. Bland was appointed to the Charter Review Commission Jan. 25 by former Mayor Tom Fagan and reappointed to the panel May 24 by Mayor Roy Robinson.
Robinson appointed Wallach chairman of the Public Works Board June 28.
Thomas Ford, 569 Joshua Drive, has filed for the Ward 2 seat. Robinson appointed Ford to the Planning and Zoning Commis-sion July 12.
Gregg Roby, 9126 Buxton Drive, has filed for the Ward 3 seat. Robinson ap-pointed Roby chairman of the Police Board May 24.
Steve Nieder, 9131 Cherry Brook Lane, has filed for the Ward 4 seat. Robinson appointed Nieder to the Economic Devel-opment Commission June 28.
Wallach, Ford and Nieder were identified as members of the Crestwood Citizens for Fiscal Responsibility in a handout distributed by members of the citizens' group at the July 12 Board of Aldermen meeting.
Aldermanic seats held by Judy Betlach of Ward 1, Jackie Wilson of Ward 2 and Fred Baras of Ward 3 are up for election. The seats carry two-year terms. Wilson and Baras have filed for re-election.
Seats held by Mayor Jim Hobbs and Collector Thomas Fleer are up for election.
Both have filed for re-election.
Aldermanic seats held by John Tipton of Ward 1, John Smith of Ward 2, Robert Brockhaus of Ward 3 and A. Ron Kaem-merer of Ward 4 are up for election.
All four have filed for re-election.
All of the Sunset Hills seats up for election carry two-year terms.
Board of Education seats held by Vice President Kenneth Fey and Barry Cooper are up for election. The seats carry three-year terms. Fey has filed for re-election. Ja-nine M. Fabick, 33 MacLane Court, 63127, also has filed.
Board of Education seats held by Vice President Bill Schornheuser and Secretary Mike Heins are up for election. The seats carry three-year terms. Both have filed for re-election. Mark Counts, 6901 China Lake Court, 63129, also has filed.