The general public occasionally contributes cash donations to Weldon Spring for use in parks and recreation. Up until now, those funds were deposited in a
However, on Feb. 22, City Auditor Cindy Bates recommended the establishment of a new “Neighborhood Park and Recreation Improvement Fund” to track and control those cash donations, and ensure they are used in a targeted way as intended. City Administrator Michael Padella and City Treasurer Sue Steiger agreed. On Feb. 23, Padella sent that recommendation to the
At the Feb. 25 board meeting, Ward 3 Alderman Phil Martiszus moved to follow the auditor’s recommendation and set up the new fund. The motion passed 6-0.