St. Louis County Council held there meeting on Tuesday, October 8th, 2013. The County recognized Karen Mckay for receiving the top volunteer Award for Excellence form the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. a resolution at the beginning of the meeting. On attendee testified and a couple of bills passed. A bill introduced by Councilwoman Burkett allowed authorized County Executive Dooley to accept a grant from the March of Dimes Foundation.
After the meeting Charlie Dooley told reporters that the new ordinance mandating background checks slowed the process of picking nomination of the County Police Board. Dooley nominated David Spence, a Republican candidate for governor in 2012, to the St. Louis County Police Board of Commissions.