St. Louis County Council votes for a timeout in plan for ice complex

The St. Louis County Council on Tuesday approved a resolution intended to delay the construction of a 40-acre, four-rink recreational ice complex and St. Louis Blues practice facility in Creve Coeur Lake Memorial Park.

The resolution was requested by Council Chairman Sam Page, who said he was particularly disturbed that council members were not told the truth about land grading that had begun without approval from the federal government.

Three members who voted against resolution said they had concerns, but they were also worried about the county’s liability should they take action contrary to a contract they already had approved.

Hundreds of people came to Tuesday’s St. Louis County Council meeting to speak in support or against the project.

Read more: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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