Red light camera ban goes on November ballot

ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. - A ban on red light cameras in St. Charles County will be on the November 4 ballot.

As of now, the City of St. Peters is the only city in St. Charles County with red light cameras. They average just under $88,000 a year in traffic fines. The money goes towards funding a transportation program for more than senior citizens and disabled adults.

County Councilman Joe Brazil proposed a bill to ban the cameras. Brazil says the red light cameras caused more wreck. He says they also didn't allow due process.

Now, officials with the city of St. Peters is going to consult its attorneys to see if anything can be done about this. They feel the county council members are overstepping its charter boundaries.


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