“The county has all these municipalities and all these little fiefdoms, that someday guys like me from rural Missouri are going to say, ‘Enough’s enough,’ “ Richard said. “You guys are out of money, keep raising taxes. I think that’s not in the best in…

“Zimmerman says he understands the challenges involved, but, “we are simply fragmenting our resources and we’re making it harder and harder to tackle some of the bigger issues – forget about sports facilities – that we need to address here in St. Louis…