Mayor Barry Glantz will chair only his second City Council meeting Monday , but he will do so under the cloud of an ethics complaint filed with the Missouri Ethics Commission Thursday.
Councilwoman Jeanne Rhoades filed the query with the agency and in the 9 page report, accuses Glantz of "misrepresenting the primary affiliation (employer) of his single largest contributor." It also alleges that a woman behind a last-minute mailer in the campaign "misrepresented and/or omitted key information" in order to benefit the Glantz campaign. It further states that Glantz and or his supporters may have colluded "to deliberately and fraudulently confuse and distract voters."
By Missouri law, the Missouri Ethics Commission cannot confirm the filing of such a complaint. Bryant's campaign and
The Ethics Commission has not announced any action in that case.
Patch is in the process of contacting all of the involved parties. Check back for further updates as they are available.