Board of Alderperson
The Board of Alderperson is the elected governing body of the City of Byrnes Mill. It enacts legislation and citywide polices. Each of the three Wards of the City elects two alderperson(s) for staggered two year terms.
If you are uncertain as to which Ward of the City you reside in, please view the current ward map or contact the Office of the City Clerk for assistance at 636.677.7727, ext. 221.
All meetings or special sessions of the Board of Alderpersonn are posted and open to the public except as otherwise provided by law.
- First and third Wednesday of each month
- 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes
Mayor / Alderperson Ward 3
Robert has been an Alderperson for three of his 14 years in the City of Byrnes Mill. He ran for office in hopes to make the City he loves a better community. He describes what he loves most about Byrnes Mill as being "the 'remote country' feel, yet it is close to downtown." His vision for the City is simple -- keep it as it is with pockets of development and rural open areas.
Alderperson Ward 1
Glenn and his wife, Debbie, have lived in Byrnes Mill for the past 17 years. He has previously served on the Board of Alderperson as well as Planning and Zoning, recently assuming the seat of a Board Member who was leaving to join the board again.
Alderperson Ward 1
Bob has been an Alderperson for five of his 11 years as a Byrnes Mill resident. He was asked to join the Board by a respected citizen in hopes that his service would see to it that the City has a governance that is well run and responsive to the needs of its citizens. "The people of Byrnes Mill have shown me and my family nothing but caring and kindness," said Prado. "This is what I have come to truly love about my City." When asked his vision for Byrnes Mill, he explained that he would like to keep it a nice, rural town with a sense of community.
Alderperson Ward 2
Long-time resident, Jerry Klipsch and his wife purchased property in [what is now known as] Byrnes Mill 44 years ago where they would later build their home (in 1973). He ran for aldermen just to learn what the City was all about and ended up staying over 20 years now. "I like the fact that as residents we get to know our police officers in a friendly and on a first name basis," he said. "In the past, the same thing has been true of our public works personnel especially with our retired director. I expect that will continue in the future." Two main services that Mr. Klipsch feels make the City attractive to developers are the ever-improving Police and Public Woks Departments. He explained, "Our homeowners need to take a proprietary interest in their City because, for many, it is probably their biggest investment." His vision for the City is to keep the country atmosphere and keep it from getting too "cityfide".
Alderperson Ward 2
Cindy and her husband, Ron, moved to House Springs from Florissant in 1980, before the City was established. Upon it's incorporation, he was appointed to the Board of Alderperson. Then, three years ago, Cindy was asked to join the Board to complete the term of another Board member. As an interested citizen and now Representative of Ward 2, she is happy to serve the City she loves. "I love the rural aspects of the city; the open spaces, the park and pavilion for family gatherings, the farms, and the Fall Festival for the community interaction," she explained. "And, of course, our Police Department who are vigilant and available for the citizens."
Alderperson Ward 3
Mary is a long-time resident of Byrnes Mill, having moved to the area over 40 years ago. She joined the Board four years ago in hopes of helping to create change and accountability within the [City] government. "That has happened," she said. "We have a very transparent system with online access for all our residents." Mary's vision for the City is to continue to improve the community and neighborhoods, with specific goals being on safety and securing property values.