Thursday, September 27, 2012
The almost 10 minute video reportedly shows Nathan Grellner being pulled over, fleeing police, being physically restrained by police and more. Watch stltoday.com's dash cam video here.
According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the dash cam video posted this week shows the events as they unfolded the night of June 5 when ex-Valley Park Mayor Nathan Grellner, who was mayor at the time of this incident, was pulled over in Jefferson County. Grellner was arrested for driving while intoxicated as a result of this incident, the Post reports. View the Post-Dispatch's dash cam video and timeline of events here. Grellner eventually resigned as mayor in late July, according to the Post, after he faced charges of felony stealing and was reportedly dealing with methamphetamine abuse, for which he underwent treatment. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.)
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Former Councilman Bruce Geiger moved into the mayor's chair and council members old and new took the oath of office during a ceremony Wednesday at Chesterfield City Hall.
Chesterfield's new mayor Bruce Geiger began his first term at a city council meeting Wednesday with words of gratitude to his voters and a promise that "the best is still ahead." Geiger spoke during a swearing-in ceremony for himself and other recently elected or re-elected city council members. Current councilmen Matt Segal (Ward 1) and Randy Logan (Ward 3) re-affirmed their oaths of office along with new councilman Derek Grier (Ward 2). "The message [of my campaign] was a commitment to build on past successes, have strong fiscal responsibility and a government that is responsive to our citizens," Geiger said. "The last 23 years have been great, but we have got the best still ahead." Geiger cited the city's talented staff, its engaged …
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Bruce Geiger will serve an unexpired two-year term as the mayor of Chesterfield.
A current city councilman will be the next mayor of Chesterfield. Bruce Geiger captured approximately 52 percent of the vote—3,711 votes. His closest competitor, Dan Hurt, received 3,075 votes. Geiger will serve the two-year unexpired term which remains after former mayor John Nations stepped down to become the head of Metro. Geiger, 69, has said before that he wants to build on the city’s recent success and establish Chesterfield as the cultural center of West County in the years to come. He has served as a Ward 2 city councilman for 10 years. Geiger's now empty seat will be filled by an appointment. “We have so much going on now,” Geiger said of several upcoming city projects. The opening of the city’s amphitheater, the completion of the…
Friday, April 1, 2011
Both Geiger and Hurt have served on city council. This is Gambino's first run for municipal office.
On Tuesday, residents of Chesterfield will elect a new mayor. Residents will choose from four candidates: Candidates are running to serve a two-year unexpired term. The post was left open when former Mayor John Nations stepped down to head Metro. Nations served as mayor from 2001 to the fall of 2010. The mayor presides over city council and votes only to break ties. The mayor has veto power, which council may override with a two-thirds vote. Bruce Geiger When Geiger speaks about Chesterfield, it’s in glowing terms. Financially speaking, the city is one of the strongest in the state, he said. The police department, public works department and parks department provide outstanding services. And he’s proud to been a part of that in his 10 …
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
The office of mayor and a council seat in each of the city's four wards are up for grabs. Both Parkway and Rockwood boards of education have three seats open.
He was ready at 7:30 Sunday morning. OK, he wasn't technically waiting at City Hall the whole time; he had some stand-ins help by holding his place in line. Ward Two Councilman Bruce Geiger filed to run for mayor of Chesterfield this morning, right as the clock's second hand hit 8 a.m. In the race for ballot order—determined by filing date and time—in the April 5 municipal elections, Geiger was first. Richard Riley will be second on the ballot for mayor. He filed after 9 a.m. Although Gieger asked friends to hold his place in line beginning at noon Sunday, they showed up earlier so he could be the first in line, securing the top spot on the ballot. Geiger, who has been a councilman since 2001 according to the city's website, would keep …