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Boards and Commissions



The City of Town & Country has several advisory boards and commissions that are established in order to provide citizen and volunteer input to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen in the City's decision-making process. Members of these boards and commissions are generally appointed by the Mayor with the advice, consent and approval of a majority of the members of the Board of Aldermen.

If you would like to volunteer to serve on a City board or commission, CLICK HERE for an application or contact City Clerk Ashley McNamara or City Administrator Gary Hoelzer at 314-432-6606.

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Green Team Commission
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   

Architectural Review Board

Duties:  The Architectural Review Board shall:  Work with any applicant and interested party to find architectural design solutions for all parties, to the extent that the Board deems appropriate and feasible; Consider and vote on all applications for permits for residential construction and reconstruction; Consider and vote on all applications for non-residential construction and reconstruction; Make a recommendation of approval or disapproval for non-residential construction and reconstruction which shall be referred to the Board of Aldermen for review and final decision.

Members are as follows:

Alderman Jon Benigas (Chairman), Ward 4
Jonathan F. Dalton, Mayor (Ex-Officio), Ward 1
Carl G. Scheibal, Ward 1
Elizabeth Proost, Ward 1
Mary Beth Benes, Ward 3
Fazil Sutcu (Alternate), Ward 1
Don Pisoni (Alternate), Ward 3
James (Jim) Woodworth (Alternate), Ward 3

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Benefits and Insurance Commission

The Benefits and Insurance Commission makes recommendations to the Board of Aldermen on matters such as insurance for property, employee insurance, employee pension and all other employee benefits. The Commission meets quarterly at the call of the Chairman.

Members are as follows:

Alderman Linda Rallo (Chairman), Ward 4
Thomas G. Bearden, Ward 1 (Regular member)
Michael Goldberg, Ward 2 (Regular member)
Janine Fabick, Ward 2 (Regular member)
Timothy Noelker, Ward 2 (At Large member)
Joe Frost, Ward 3 (Regular member)
Glyna Patterson, Ward 4 (Regular member)
Scott Springman, Ward 4 (Regular member)

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Board of Adjustment

The Board of Adjustment is a statutorily provided entity within the City, the purpose of which is hearing requests for variances to the City's zoning code brought forth by residents and property owners.

Members are as follows:

James Crowley, Ward 1 (Chairman)
Joseph J. Brinker, Ward 4 (Vice Chairman)
Sam Hawatmeh, Ward 1 (Regular member)
Timothy Walsh, Ward 2 (Regular member)
Matt Meyer, Ward 3 (Regular member)
Christopher Barclay, Ward 1 (Alternate member) 
G. Scott Engelbrecht, Ward 1 (Alternate member)
David Adam, Ward 2 (Alternate member)

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Community Relations Commission

The Community Relations Commission makes recommendations to the Board of Aldermen on matters such as periodic newsletters, news releases, City-sponsored receptions and gatherings and other topics that might be referred to the Commission by the Board of Aldermen.

Members are as follows:

Alderman Gussie Crawford (Chairman), Ward 3
Nargis Ahmad, Ward 1 (Regular member)
Donna Block, Ward 1 (Regular member)
Carla Borgard, Ward 1 (At Large member)
Mike Deering, Ward 2 (Regular member)
Lori Griffin, Ward 3 (Regular member)
Fred Wiesehan, Ward 3 (Regular member)
Mary Kay Wiesehan, Ward 3 (At Large member)
Melissa Self, Ward 4 (Regular member)
C. Michael Self, Ward 4 (Regular member)

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Conservation and Historic Preservation Commission

The City Conservation Commission makes policy recommendations to the Board of Aldermen on matters such as environmental laws, the promotion of beautification, environmental education projects, and conservation and sustainable management of natural heritage resources, including wildlife. The Commission meets at least quarterly, but generally meets monthly. (See monthly calendar for meeting dates and times).

Members are as follows:

Alderman Skip Mange (Chairman), Ward 1
Sandra Murdock, Ward 1 (Regular member)
Todd Abrams, Ward 1 (Regular member)
Hera Gerber, Ward 2 (Regular member)
Carl G. Strasser, Jr., Ward 2 (Regular member)
Jim Haven, Ward 3 (Regular member)
Carolyn Moisson, Ward 3 (Regular member)
Mariette Palmer, Ward 3 (At Large member)
David Beaman, Ward 3 (At Large member)
Don Barr, Ward 4 (Regular member)
Susan Blake, Ward 4 (Regular member)

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Finance Commission

The Finance Commission makes recommendations to the Board of Aldermen on matters such as taxes, the annual budget, appropriation of public funds, investments and depositories of City funds, and long range financial planning for the City. The Commission meets quarterly at the call of the Chairman.

Members are as follows:

Alderman Linda Rallo (Chairman), Ward 4
Jonathan F. Dalton (Mayor), Ward 1
Gary Hoelzer (City Administrator)
Betty Cotner (Finance Director)
Randi Weber, Ward 1 (Regular member)
Hal Schuchmann, Ward 1 (At Large member)
Osmond Conrad, Ward 2 (Regular member)
Rod Bishop, Ward 2 (Regular member)
Katie Johnson, Ward 2 (At Large member)
John Wichlenski, Ward 3 (Regular member)
John Russon, Ward 3 (Regular member)
Robert Proost, Ward 4 (Regular member)
Don Roberts, Ward 4 (Regular member)

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Parks and Trails Commission

The Parks and Trails Commission serves as an advisory board to the Mayor and the Board of Aldermen on issues concerning the Parks System as it relates to the quality of life for residents and property values within the city of Town and Country. The Parks system consists of designated areas of green space, recreation and trails to facilitate pedestrian and bicycle traffic to, from between and within the park lands.

Responsibilities/duties of the Commission include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Recommend improvements for existing parks regarding maintenance, plantings, features and attractions.
  2. Advise on the development and design of a trail system to promote safe community mobility, exercise and recreation.
  3. Assess undeveloped and underdeveloped green spaces within the City that may be considered appropriate for park and open space preserves and make recommendations to the board of Aldermen for acquisition of such.
  4. Work closely with the City government, staff and other commissions regarding the development, use and maintenance of, or any changes to, the parks system. This Commission advises on aspects such as landscaping, planting, weed and erosion control, upkeep of trails, signage, and any activities within the parks system.
  5. To be an effective advisory commission, it is reasonable to expect that any issue related to parks, recreation and trails will be presented, in a timely fashion, to the commission for comment before its final approval and/or implementation by the City government.

Commission Operations:

  1. The Parks and Trails Commission consists of two (2) members from each ward and up to four (4) at-large members.
  2. All members have equal voting rights.
  3. All terms are two-year, renewable terms.
  4. The Commission meets not less than quarterly, but generally monthly. Meetings are held the third Monday of each month at 6:30PM.

Members are as follows:

Alderman Lynn Wright (Chairman), Ward 1
Christi Moses, Ward 1 (Regular member)
Jack Dunning, Ward 1 (Regular member)
Alyson S. Barclay, Ward 1 (At Large member)
Adam Baer, Ward 2 (Regular member)
Roger R. Fagerberg, Ward 3 (Regular member)
Stephanie Petersen, Ward 3 (Regular member)
Laura Chaney, Ward 3 (Regular member)
Steve Korbecki, Ward 4 (Regular member)
Meg Johnson, Ward 4 (Regular member)

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Planning and Zoning Commission

The Planning and Zoning Commission is a statutorily created Commission that hears planning and zoning matters that are to come before the City and makes recommendations to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen on such matters. The Planning and Zoning Commission meets monthly generally on the fourth Wednesday of the month.

Members are as follows:

Ronald J. Sulewski (Chairman), Ward 1
Rob Cima (Vice Chairman), Ward 1
Kraig Kreikemeier, (Secretary), Ward 3
Jonathan F. Dalton (Mayor), Ward 1
Frederick J. Meyland Smith (Aldermanic Rep), Ward 3
Dennis Bolazina, Ward 3
James R. Klingler, Ward 3 
Gary Omell, Ward 4

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Police Commission

The Police Commission makes recommendations to the Board of Aldermen on laws for furtherance of police protection for citizens of the City. The Commission meets not less than quarterly at the call of the Chairman, but generally meets monthly. (See monthly calendar for meeting dates and times)

Members are as follows:

Alderman Amy Anderson (Chairman), Ward 1
Martin Willman, Ward 1 (Regular member)
Jeffrey R. Klieve, Ward 1 (Regular member)
Donald K. Larsen, Ward 2 (Regular member)
Charles Etling, Ward 2 (At Large member)
Allen Allred, Ward 3 (Regular member)
Scott Carothers, Ward 3 (At Large member)
Al Tabrizi, Ward 4 (Regular member)
Ronald L. Jaudes, Ward 4 (Regular member)
James M. Conrad, Ward 4 (At Large member) 

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Green Team Commission

Members are as follows:

Alderman Jon Benigas, (Chairman), Ward 4
Chris Andrews, Ward 1 (Regular member)
Dirk Maas, Ward 2 (Regular member)
Doug Rushing, Ward 2 (Regular member)
Raymond Popp, Ward 2 (At Large member)
Linda Robson, Ward 3 (Regular member)
Linda Hultgren, Ward 3 (Regular Member)
Robert J. May, Ward 4 (Regular member)

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Public Works and Stormwater Commission

The Public Works and Stormwater Commission makes recommendations including construction acceptance or infrastructure improvements and infrastructure needs to the Board of Aldermen on matters such as streets, roads, soundwalls, sidewalks, stormsewers, drains, street lights, plantings in the public right-of-way and other public improvements. The Commission works closely with the Director Public Works to see that the general infrastructure needs of the City are met. The Commission meets not less than quarterly at the call of the Chairman. (See monthly calendar for meeting dates and times)

Members are as follows:

Alderman Tim Welby (Chairman), Ward 2
Robert Wunderlich, Ward 1 (Regular member)
Howard Roos, Ward 1 (At Large member)
Thomas McLaughlin, Ward 1 (Regular member)
Robert Tuckett, Ward 2  (Regular member)
Ernest Ward, Ward 2 (Regular member)
David A. Hough, Ward 2 (At Large member)
Rodney Rowe, Ward 3 (Regular member)
Hermann Metz, Ward 3 (Regular member)
Filippo Ferrigni, Ward 4 (Regular member)
Lawrence (Chip) Roos, Ward 4 (Regular member)

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Tree Board

Members are as follows:

Alderman Lynn Wright (Chairman), Ward 1
Christi Moses, Ward 1 (Regular member)
Jack Dunning, Ward 1 (Regular member)
Alyson S. Barclay, Ward 1 (At large member)
Roger R. Fagerberg, Ward 3 (Regular member)
Stephanie Petersen, Ward 3 (Regular member)
Laura Chaney, Ward 3 (At large member)
Steve Korbecki, Ward 4 (Regular member)
Meg Johnson, Ward 4 (Regular member)

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Public Art Commission

Members are as follows:

Alderman Lynn Wright (Chairman),Ward 1
Mary Beth Wilson, Ward 1 (Regular member)
William Schawacker, Ward 2 (Regular member)
Nan Kulkarni, Ward 2 ((Regular member)
Tim Bischoff, Ward 2, (At Large member)
Joseph D. Frost, Ward 3 (Regular member)
Gail McLeod, Ward 3 (At Large member)
Gail Westerman, Ward 4 (Regular member)

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