St. Peters mayor defends cost of lawsuit over red light cameras

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ST. PETERS, MO (KTVI) – Tuesday night on You Paid For it, we dig into the cost of St. Peters lawsuit against St. Charles County over a measure passed by county voters to ban red light cameras in St Charles County.

St. Peters which has had the cameras for years claims the measure passed by voters is unconstitutional and should be overturned even though the people passed it.

I questioned St. Peters Mayor Len Pagano about this lawsuit to find out just how much you'll have to pay lawyers.

Pagano wasn't answering that question.

But St. Charles County told me St. Peters could pay between $500,000 and $750,000.

The cost to St. Charles County government could be up to $150,000.

Mayor Pagano says he has no idea of the cost.

Meanwhile citizens who fought to pass the measure at the polls are livid.

They blast the Mayor for using tax dollars to fight what the people voted to do.

City of St. Peters Website

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