Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Council Aims for Veto of Latest RV Bill

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Council Aims for Veto of Latest RV Bill

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The St. Charles City Council will take another shot at resolving the controversy about parking recreational vehicles as members try to muster enough votes to override a mayoral veto of the latest RV bill.

The council, holding its regular meeting tonight at City Hall, will see whether seven members would be willing to overturn the veto of Mayor Grace M. Nichols.

Members two weeks ago voted 6-4 to relax regulations contained within a bill passed more than 18 months ago.

Nichols said then she would veto the bill and Friday she issued the veto while saying:

The latest bill reopens a controversy that had been settled by a compromise in May 1992.

The latest bill eliminates a permit fee for owners of recreational vehicles - a fee necessary to monitor parking regulations governing the vehicles.

The Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously suggested that the council defeat the latest bill.

The latest bill was sponsored by Councilman Jerry Keim, 5th Ward, former president of the St. …

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