Ellendale Neighborhood Association Meeting Notes – January 8th, 2018 Meeting began at 7:00 Approval of Minutes, November 2017 Meeting: Judy Holstein motion; Lesley Wilson second; unanimously approved Community Reports Alderman Scott Ogilvie (24th Ward) A new St. Louis City Police chief was recently hired - his name is John Hayden. A new Public safety director, Judge Jimmy Edwards was also recently appointed. There is also a new second district captain, and his name is Mike Deeba. Public safety sales tax increase is officially in place as of the new year. City plans to hire new police officers the upcoming fiscal year (starting July 2018) New parking signs have been requested for Hewitt Ave.