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Boards and Commissions

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Architectural Review Board – Meets the First and Third Thursday of the Month.

The Architectural Review Board reviews building applications for conformity to proper architectural standards; for general conformity with style, design and size of surrounding structures; and that the application supports proper architectural development in the City.

Matt Wolfe, Chairman  Fred Goebel
Rob Lochner Diane Porthouse Lochner
Chris Cedergreen - Alternate  
Beautification, Open Space and Tree Advisory Committee (BOSTA) - Meets quarterly

The BOSTA Committee was formed in response to an initiative for Ladue to become a Tree City USA. The Committee advises and assists city officials and staff in the development of plans to manage trees and green spaces on city and private property. The Committee will also plan city Arbor Day celebrations. 

 Laure Hullverson- Chair Person  Tom McCarthy
 Nancy Ylvisaker  Anne Lamitola, Director of Public Works, Ex-Officio
 Pat Steiner  Sean Seed, City Arborist, Ex-Officio
 Clint Williams  

Board of Fire and Police Commissioners – Meets Second Monday of the Month

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners establish the policies that govern the internal operation and functioning of the Fire and Police Departments, and issue/enforce rules and regulations governing the conduct of the members of the respective departments.

William M. Francis, Jr., Chairman  John P. Stupp 
John D.Schaperkotter  Stephen Jones 
Vacancy  Nancy Spewak, Mayor, Ex-Officio 
L. Shepley Hermann 

Firemen’s and Policemen’s Pension Fund Board of Trustees – Meets as Required

Manages the assets of the City’s Firemen’s and Policemen’s Uniform Pension Plan.

Joseph Rechter, Chairman  Fire Chief Steve Lynn Ladue Fire Department
Bill Francis  David Kaiser, Ladue Fire Department
Chief Ken Andreski, Jr. Ladue Police Department Nancy Spewak, Mayor, Ex-Officio 
Greg Stork Ladue Police Department

Finance, Revenue, and Taxation Committee – Meets as Required

The Finance Committee advises the Mayor and Council on all matters of revenue and taxation, and upon the financial condition of the City. The committee makes recommendations on controlling expenses and enhancing revenues.

Joseph J. Gazzoli, Chairman  James Thompson 
Joseph Rechter  David Ryan
James E. Schiele  Nancy Spewak, Mayor, Ex-Officio 
 Maurice Quiroga Vacant, Collector, Ex-Officio

Insurance Committee – Meets as Required

The Insurance Committee advises the Mayor and Council on all matters related to the purchase of insurance coverages by the city and any requirements by the city that contractors and vendors provide proof of certain insurance coverages to the city.

Walter Klein, III, Chairman
Jonathan Dehner, M.D., FACR 
 Robert Roth Nancy Spewak, Mayor, Ex-Officio 
David Wells Sam Zes, Finance Director 

Public Works Committee –First Wednesday, every other month

The Public Works Committee advises the Mayor, Council, and Public Works Director on all matters pertaining to the operation of the public works department.

Mark Ratterman-Chairman  Tim Kaufmann
Clint Williams Brent Suffian
Randy Parham  Nancy Spewak, Mayor, Ex-Officio 
Brook Palanca  Anne Lamitola, Director of Public Works, Ex-Officio
   Patrick Hensley, Councilman, Ex-Officio

Retirement Committee Non-Uniformed Employees’ Retirement Fund – Meets as Required

Manages the assets of the City’s Non-Uniform Employees’ Pension Plan.

Joseph Rechter, Chairman  Ivan White, Public Works Department
Wesley Jones  Nancy Spewak, Mayor, Ex-Officio 
Shelly Benson, City of Ladue Administration Scot Bollinger, Public Works Superintendent

Special Events (Dogwood Festival & Parade) – Meets as Required

Plans and directs the activities involved with the annual Dogwood Festival & Parade.

Susan Gausnell, Chairman John Howell
Charlie Hiemenz Paul Zemitzsch
Nancy Spewak, Mayor Travis Moore
Martha Baur Cindy Belmont
Amy Dove Anne Lamitola City of Ladue Public Works DIrector
Julie Lane Shelly Benson City of Ladue Administration
Mimi Baer Fire Chief Steve Lynn Ladue Fire Department,
Nelson Howe Police Chief Ken Andreski, Jr. Ladue Police Department
Suzy Brauer
Frank BlairSchnarr’s Hardware

Aleks Jovanovic -Truffles
Meghan A. Greer-First National Bank
Wendy Steinbecker



Ladue Storm Water Advisory  Committee - Meets as needed

Lloyd Palans – Chairman  Samantha Smith, Staff Eng.   

Robert Mueller 

Josiah Holst, Project Mgr.
Mary Ann Rober  Nancy Spewak, Mayor, Ex-Officio 
Jim Adams

Anne Lamitola, Director of Public Works, Ex-Officio

Pete Merten, Storm Water Eng. Mgr. William Brennan, Councilman, Ex-Officio
Mark Koester,Storm Water Eng.  


Zoning Board of Adjustment – Meets on First Tuesday of the Month

The Zoning Board of Adjustment considers appeals to decisions for building permits which are denied because of non-compliance with the City’s Zoning Ordinance or Building Code.

Liza Forshaw, Chairman  Dan Welsh
David Schlafly Lee Rottmann, Alternate
Laura Gerdes Long Kristen Holton, Alternate 
Elizabeth Panke  

Zoning and Planning Commission – Meets on Fourth Wednesday of the Month

The Zoning and Planning Commission recommends to the Mayor and Council those regulations that will best follow the City’s Comprehensive Plan, and preserve the City’s land and building development.

McPherson D. Moore, Chairman  John Lochhead 
James H. Howe, IV  Robbye Toft 
Timothy Crowley  Margaret L. Holtman 
Susan Gausnell

Upcoming Events

September 20
City Council Meeting
4:00 PM
September 22
Zoning and Planning
4:00 PM
October 5
Zoning Board of Adjustment
4:00 PM
October 6
Public Works Committee
8:15 AM
9345 Clayton Road
October 7
Architectural Review Board
8:30 AM
9345 Clayton Road
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