(KMOV) -- Starting today, St. Louis city will begin taking bids on surveillance cameras.
Alderman Antonio French wants to add 12 cameras to the 21st Ward. The cameras will cost $300,000.
French wants to have the cameras installed in the Fairgrounds Park area by the end of next month.
There are already surveillance cameras in place all around the Landing and the Riverfront.
Money to fund the cameras will come from the Capital Improvement Fund and the 21st Ward has elected to use its funds on the cameras.
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