Sandra Bennett Board of Freeholders

Accession Number: SC 1990:01
Location: RB-M 
Dates: 1954-1989
Size: 3 record cartons; 3 cubic feet
Creator/Collector: Sandra Bennett and the Board of Freeholders
Acquisition info: Donated to SLPL by Sandra Bennett, 1990 
Accruals: No accruals expected 
Custodial history: Sandra Bennett and the Board of Freeholders
Language: English
Processed by: Katherine Smith, 1992; reprocessed by Melissa Miller, May 2018
Conservation notes: Items placed in acid-free folders
Scope and Content: The collection contains items related to Sandra Bennett’s tenure on the St. Louis Board of Freeholders, roughly from 1987-1989. Items included in the collection are correspondence, news clippings, bound presentations and studies, financial information, and documents relating to the Supreme Court cases.
Arrangement: Alphabetical with bound publications at the end of the collection
Restrictions: No restrictions   
Remarks: No remarks 

Sandra Bennett  Board of Freeholders
1954-1989
3 record cartons; 3 cubic feet

 

Box/Folder Description
 1/1  Finding aid
1/2 Article 1
1/3 Articles 2-3
1/4 Articles 4-5
1/5 Articles 6-9
1/6 Attitude Research Corporation

-Business card
-Executive Report; 1988
-Proposal; 1988

1/7 Board of Freeholders, Financial Information

-Anticipated costs; 1987-1988 (7)
-Billing worksheets; 1987 (5)
-Bills pending; 1987-1988 (4)
-Budget draft; 1988
-Budget summaries; 1987-1988 (4)
-Expenditure reports; 1987-1988 (6)
-Invoices; 1987-1988 (2)

1/8 Board of Freeholders, General Information

-42-City Map and information; 1988
-Addendums (2)
-Briefing session information; 1987
-Circuit Court case; 1988
-Education programs (2)
-Establishment and Structure of the Board
-Job descriptions (3)
-Meeting formats and schedules;1988 (7)
-Meeting reminders (4)
-Member lists (3)
-Photograph
-Plan information; 1988 (11)
-Preliminary Board Findings and Positions; 1987
-Proposed Findings and Propositions; 1987 (2)
-Proposed Framework for Addressing Issues
-Rules and Procedures
-Tour packet

1/9 Board of Freeholders, Meeting Agendas; September 1987 September 1988 (43)
1/10 Board of Freeholders, Meeting Minutes; September 1987 September 1988 (45)
1/11 Board of Freeholders, Member Biographies
1/12 Committees
-Administration
-Community/Citizen Involvement
-Cost Reduction
-Legal
-Officers
-Public Information
-Rules and Procedures
-Tax Cutting
1/13 Contracts; 1987-1988 (13)
1/14 Correspondence, 1986-1987 (90)
1/15 Correspondence, 1988 (87)
1/16 Correspondence, 1989-1990 and Undated (31)
1/17 Correspondence, Fire and EMS (31)
1/18 Correspondence, Municipalities (36)
1/19 Correspondence, St. Louis City; 1987-1989 (14)
1/20 Court Cases, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

-Affidavits (4)
-Brief; 1988
-Correspondence; 1988-1989 (5)
-Court opinion; 1988
-Press release; 1988

1/21 Court Cases, Missouri Supreme Court

-Briefs; 1989
-Correspondence; 1987-1989 (9)
-Court opinion; 1989
-Motion for remedial relief; 1989
-Motion to dismiss; 1987

1/22 Court Cases, St. Louis County Circuit Court 

-Briefs; 1989
-Correspondence; 1988-1989 (3)
-Court opinions; 1987
-Summons; 1989

1/23 Court Cases, United States District Court

-Brief; 1988
-Correspondence; 1988 (3)
-Court opinion; 1988
-Motion to abstain; 1988
-Motion to transfer; 1988
-Summons; 1988
-Temporary Restraining Order notice; 1988

1/24 Court Cases, United States Supreme Court

-Brief; 1989
-Correspondence; 1988-1990 (3)
-Court opinion; 1990
-Notice of Appeal; 1989

1/25 East-West Gateway Coordinating Council

-Annual Reports; 1985-1987 (2)
-Articles of Incorporation; 1967
-Brochure
-By-Laws

1/26 Economic Development District

-Chart
-Funding Principles
-Proposals and plans (8)

1/27 Fire and EMS

-42-City map
-1986 tax rates
-Ambulance System Designs; 1986
-Analysis of Fire Protection Services; 1966
-Chief presentation; 1987
-Conceptual Organization; 1988
-District summaries; 1988 (3)
-Fire Protection and Emergency Medical Service in St. Louis County
 -Greater St. Louis County Fire Chiefs Association report
-History write-up
-Minimum Standards
-Options for Fire and EMS Reorganization
-Outlines and memos; 1988 (5)
-Population chart
-Tax rates; 1982

1/28 Fiscal Information

-1986 County General Operating Revenues
-Charts and lists; 1987-1988 (5)
-County Impact Analysis
-Fiscal Implications of Freeholder Plan for Core Cities
-Major Premises for Structuring a Fiscal Plan
-Memos; 1988 (4)
-Outline of Fiscal Policy Issues Remaining for the Freeholders Decision
-Proposal to Provide Fiscal Impact Analysis Assistance to St. Louis City-County Board of Freeholders -Revenue Sharing (2)
-St. Louis Government Services Overview

1/29 Governmental Restructuring

-Chart
-Plan drafts; 1988 (9)
-Process for Restructuring; 1987

2/1 Miscellaneous Items

-Bibliographies; 1984 (2)

-Blank form; Board of Freeholders Municipal Interview Guide

-Boundary Review Agencies; 1987 (2)

-Coalition for Better City Government (2)

-Components of RCGA Plan

-The Conflict Clinic, Inc.; 1987

-Contact lists

-Confluence St. Louis brochure

-The County That Saved Itself; 1988

-Division of Responsibility 

-Donald E. Clark biography

-Facts about St. Louis County Governments (3)

-Fifth Annual Alliance Conference; 1988

-Generic Consensus Building Process

-Handwritten notes (9)

-House of Representatives Bill 1144 (2)

-House of Representatives Bill 3516; 1987

-Key Groups

-Know Your County

-Manpower Changes; 1987

-Missouri Constitution, Article VI, Section 32(b)

-Municipalities with the Largest Land Area; 1976

-Pine Lawn Central Business District Revitalization Plan

-Presentation packet; [1987]

-Previous Attempts at Metro Reform in St. Louis; 1982

-Resolution 28; 1987

-Resolution 368

-Resources list; 1987

-Roger Grow biography

-St. Louis County Charter; 1979

-Speech transcripts (3)

-Summary of Impacts on 23 Core Cities

-Uniform Building Code

2/2 Municipalities, Financial Information; 1988
2/3 Municipalities, General Information

-Contact lists

-Lists of communities

2/4 Municipalities, Legal Descriptions
2/5 Municipalities, Position Statements; 1987-1988 (17) 
2/6 News Clippings, 1981-September 1987 (21)
2/7 News Clippings, October-November 1987 (120)
2/8 News Clippings, December 1987 (78)
2/9 News Clippings, January 1988 (64)
2/10 News Clippings, February 1988 (99)
2/11 News Clippings, March 1988 (19)
2/12 News Clippings, April-September 1988 (24)
2/13 News Clippings, 1989 and Date Unknown (99)
2/14 Planned Industrial Expansion Authority

-1st Amended Nineteenth and Olive Commercial/Industrial Site Plan Blighting Study; 1988 (2)
-3400 South Grand Boulevard Commercial Site Commercial Plan and Blighting Study; 1988 (2)
-Board meeting minutes; 1988
-Executive session agenda; 1988
-Memo; 1988

2/15 PR Pitches, A-C

-Aaron D. Cushman and Associates, Inc.
-Borgmeyer Advertising, Inc.
-BHN/Public Relations
-Casey Communications, Inc.
-Catalyst Public Relations

2/16 PR Pitches, D-J

-Fleishman Hillard, Inc.
-Gary Ferguson Associates, Inc.
-Hamilton & Company
-Hill and Knowlton
-JF Noedel, Inc.

2/17 PR Pitches, M

-Madeson & Associates 
-Media Magic Public Relations
-Media Masters

2/18 PR Pitches, N-S

-Neiman, Maring & Kanefield, Inc.
-Reflections & Associates
-Sandy Rothschild & Associates, Inc.
-Stemmler Communications

2/19 PR Pitches, Unicom
2/20 Presentations 

-Donald E. Clark presentation; 1987
-Douglas W. Palmer presentation; 1987
-Fiscal Issues Facing St. Louis Area Local Governments; 1987 (2)
-The Institute’s Recommendations for Improving Police Service in St. Louis County
-Janet Majerus presentation; 1987
-Lottie Mae Williams presentation; 1987
-Remarks Prepared for Delivery to the Board of
-Freeholders on the Topic of Boundary Commissions; 1987
-Roger Grow presentation; 1987
-Too Many Governments?; 1987 (3)

2/21 Press Releases; 1986-1989 (15)
2/22 Price Waterhouse

-1986-87 Fellows Program Midwestern Center brochure
-Correspondence; 1987-1988 (5)

2/23 Public Meeting Information

-Agendas and drafts; 1987 (3)
-Calendars (4)
-Citizen Input Sessions script
-Community response
-Handwritten notes
-Informational sheets (2)
-Local Government Service Association, Inc. presentation
-Meeting dates list (2)
-Meeting notice; 1988
-Speakers Sign In Roster (2)
-Survey forms (5)

2/24 Public Opinions and Surveys; 1987-1988 (95)
2/25 Publicity

-Brochures (3)
-Correspondence; 1987-1988 (7)
-Letter draft
-Press Kit information (4)
-PSAs (3)
-Public Information packet
-Telephone scripts; 1987 (2)

2/26 Reorganization Plans

-One City Plan
-Two City Plan
-Four City Plan
-Seven Districts
-Ten Districts
-36-City Plan (3)

2/27

St. Louis Metropolitan Council

-Area-Wide Services and Functions Commission; 1988 (2)

-County Transition/Boundary Commission; 1988 (5)

-Economic Development Authority (7)

-Fiscal Monitoring Unit

-Intergovernmental Service Board (3)

-Metropolitan Council Proposal; 1987-1988 (10)

-Municipal Review Commission; 1987-1988 (7)

-Organizational chart (3)

2/28 Sewer and Solid Waste Districts 

-100th Congress, House bill 3516
-News clipping; 1987
-Proposed Plan; 1954 (3)
-Service areas map
-The Solid Waste Question
-Statements; 1987
-Summary of Bill 3516

2/29 Statements; 1987-1988 (13)
3/1 Studies and Reports (1)

-1982 and 1984 Civic Progress Surveys on St. Louis City and St. Louis County Government Issues; 1987

-Analysis of Municipal Finances in St. Louis County; 1984

-Case Study: Minneapolis-St. Paul Government Reforms

-Consolidation Feasibility Study; 1988

-Consolidation of Government Units

-Consolidation of Service Delivery without Change in Government Structure 

-Fiscal Prospects for St. Louis Area Governments in the 1980s

-The Impacts of Metropolitan Fragmentation on Economic Development

-KTVI’s Survey on Metropolitan Consolidation

-The Metropolitan Service District

3/2 Studies and Reports (2)

-The Privatization of Public Health Services in St. Louis; 1987

-St. Louis Services Survey; 1986

-Study of Governmental Consolidation in Other Metro Areas in US; 1984

-Transfer of Services to a New Unit of Government

-What Is the Boundary Commission?; 1984

3/3 Task Forces

-Boundary

-City-Count

-Cost Reduction

-Fire/EMS

-Fiscal 

-Heath Care

-Improved City Services

-Process Plan

-Tax Reform

-Transition Commission 

3/4 Tax Information

-1987 Property Tax Rates (3)

-City positions; 1984-1985   -Correspondence; 1988 (3)

-Distribution of Sales Tax; 1988 (2)

-Earnings Tax; 1988

-Principles of Taxation

-Proposed Municipal Tax Rates 

3/5 Unicom 

-Correspondence; 1987-1988 (54)

-Public Information/Community Involvement Program; 1987 (3)

3/- Bound Publications

-1987-1988 Municipal Officials of St. Louis County

-Board of Election Commissioners annual report; 1987

-CEP:IV; 1985

-City of Jacksonville, Florida: an Independent Study of Central Service (Type Activities); 1979 (2)

-A Comprehensive Proposal for Local Government Reorganization in St. Louis Count

-Drohlich Associates, Inc.

-Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals; 1988 (6)

-Fostering Development in Metropolitan St. Louis

-Ladue presentation; 

-Metropolitan Reform in St. Louis; 1961

-Price Waterhouse presentation booklet; 1987

-Report of the St. Louis County Annexation Study Commission; 1985

-Review of Methodologies for Reorganization Plans; 1988

-The St. Louis Central Riverfront; 1984

-St. Louis Community College information folder

-St. Louis County 1986 Face Book

-St. Louis County Municipal League presentation

-St. Louis Currents; 1986

-Study of City and County Consolidations Prepared for the City of Memphis and Shelby County; 1977 (2)

-Supreme Court of Missouri (3)

-Too Many Governments?; 1987 (2)

-Unicom Public Information/Community Involvement Program; 1987

-Webster-Kirkwood Times Hometown Guide; 1988

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