Make your voice heard! Attend this special evening public hearing or phone/email your alderman and President Lewis Reed. Contact Info below.
Doors Open 6:00 pm Thursday, June 8th
Hearing Begins 6:30 pm
Board of Aldermen
Housing, Urban Development, Zoning Committee
Public Hearing on Corporate Welfare Reform
Ascension Church Hall, 5347 Donovan
What specifically this hearing is about is anyone’s guess. The meeting notice is generic. City Online Calendar Notice
Chairman of HUDZ Committee, 17th Ward Alderman Joe Roddy, filed Resolution #33: “The Board of Aldermen respectfully request that the St. Louis Development Corporation take the following actions to improve the effectiveness of tax incentives and improve their best practices.” Resolution #33 is finally available online to the public.
Board President Lewis Reed filed Board Bill 11 on Community Benefits Agreements .
There’s a lot of intrigue on that.
5/11/2017 St. Louis American: A tale of two Community Benefits Agreements, Lewis Reed’s and Megan Green’s
5/17/2017 St. Louis Public Radio: How to get real Community Benefits Agreements? Depends on who you ask
6/2/2017 St. Louis American: Citizens demand a seat at the development negotiating table with Community Benefits Agreements
Interesting information on development incentives available at the Team TIF St. Louis website
And I always look forward to opportunities to share John Oliver’s take on special taxing districts
Members of Housing, Urban Development, and Zoning Committee: 17th Ward Alderman Joseph D Roddy, Chair; 2nd Ward Alderwoman Dionne Flowers; 3rd Ward Alderman Brandon Bosley (elected in April); 7th Ward Alderman Jack Coatar; 16th Ward Alderman Tom Oldenburg (elected in April); 18th Ward Alderman Terry Kennedy; 19th Ward Alderwoman Marlene E Davis; 22nd Ward Alderman Jeffrey L Boyd; 24th Ward Alderman Scott Ogilvie; 27th Ward Alderwoman Pam Boyd (elected in April). Board President Lewis Reed is a member of all Board of Aldermen Committees.