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Tuesday, 29 October 2013 02:15

Ellisville city manager given the boot

   The Ellisville city manager is out -- the latest casualty of political controversy that's divided the west county community.  The city council voted 4-2 Monday night to terminate Kevin Bookout.  

   Mayor Adam Paul told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that Bookout was fired "with cause," meaning he can't collect the six-month severance package called for in his contract.  Paul told the paper that Bookout can seek arbitration on the matter of severance.  

   Bookout's testimony had been key in Paul's impeachment earlier this year.  That impeachment was later overturned in court.  

   Paul had campaigned for office on his opposition to tax subsidies for construction of a new Walmart. The city leaders who impeached him had favored the TIFs. 

 
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