County Council

Jefferson County Republican Debates, July 10th and 17th. Who will participate? Click here for full list.

Candidates  listed in BLUE have confirmed.  Those listed in RED have not responded or declined. Deadline to respond is 6/26.

COUNTY EXECUTIVE  (July 17th)  Ken Waller (declined)  Mark Paul  (confirmed)  Chris Borgerson (confirmed)
COUNTY COUNCIL DISTRICT 1 (July 17th Don Bickowski (confirmed)  Jack Davis (invited)… Continue reading

Missouri, We Are Taxed Enough Already

From Americans for Prosperity – Missouri:

This January “Americans for Prosperity MO” launched an effort to assemble information on all types of tax increases, fee increases, bonding measures, use taxes, etc. on April ballots across Missouri.

They found Missourians will vote on over 229 proposed tax increases in local elections on April 2nd.

A staggering 80% of Missouri counties have… Continue reading

Hey, JeffCo: Where Were You for the Primary?


In Jefferson County, there are 146,046 registered voters.

FYI JeffCo Election Info for the August Primary

Primary Election Information For Jefferson County:




Post JeffCo Caucus: My View

(3/21/12, 7:00pm:.  I made an edit to further clarify that this blog, as well as any of my blogs, unless stated otherwise, is written on behalf of myself, and the views represented within my blogs do not neccasairly reflect the views of the Jefferson County Tea Party as a whole, or its individual members.)

First off, on behalf of… Continue reading

JeffCo Local Elections, Contacts and More

UPDATED 2/15/12:   Corrections, Added JeffCo GOP Central Committee and Club Member Information

If you have not noticed by now, I am on a mission to get-out-the-vote for Jefferson County via Jefferson County Tea Party.  As part of my research, I have been accumulating information regarding Jefferson County into one document.
I hope you find this helpful.  … Continue reading

County Council Sets Tax Levy for 2012, Kills Tax Increase

The first skirmish of the 2011 budget battle for Jefferson Countywas waged last week.  The County Council passed an ordinance setting the tax levy for Jefferson Countyat 0.330 cents per $100 assessed valuation.  This is after the County administration proposed a tax increase of 0.407 cents per $100 of assessed valuation.  Councilman Bob Boyer (R-Arnold) proposed an… Continue reading

Fundraiser for Renee Reuter Draws Big Crowd & Big Cash

There was a packed house Thursday night at Madabella’s Restaurant in House Springs. Approximately 75 people attended a fundraising event for County Council Chairwoman Renee Reuter, who represents District 2. According to the Jefferson County Charter, Council persons elected in November 2010 from even-numbered districts serve an initial term of two years in order to stagger the Council terms. The… Continue reading

Arnold Councilman Phil Amato put on probation by Missouri Ethics Commission




Arnold Councilman Phil Amato has been sanctioned by the Missouri Ethics Commission for not itemizing $3,650 in campaign contributions stemming from an unsuccessful bid for a Jefferson County Council seat. Democrat Phil Amato lost the election for the county position in November but was elected to the Arnold City Council in April to represent the city’s Third… Continue reading

Arnold Councilman Paul Freese Plays Class Warfare




Arnold Councilman Paul Freese showed his disdain for people who make more money than him when commenting on an issue before the Arnold City Council recently.  Rob Rosenfeld owns and operates the Ozark Hills Mobile Home Court near the Ozark Bridge which was replaced last year.  Rosenfeld is one of eight property owners in the… Continue reading