St. Peters to move forward with appeal in red light camera ruling

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ST. PETERS, MO (KTVI) – A big development on a You Paid For It in St Peters. The city has decided to appeal the ruling in charter change amendment passed by St. Charles County Voters.

The measure banned red light cameras in the county.  But St. Peters insists it infringes on its right to set traffic rules in the city.

So far St. Peters has spent $223,000 on lawyers fighting the case.

The appeal means the legal meter for taxpayers will keep running.

Brandy Pedersen, one of the citizens who helped pass the charter change amendment says the lawyers are the only winners in this fight.

You Paid For It talked to Mayor Len Pagano months back, before the city decided to appeal the case.

The mayor insists the case is about the city's constitutional rights. Citizens say it's just politicians fighting the will of the people.

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