Board President Lewis Reed is sponsoring a Meeting on Community Benefits Agreement 6:30 pm Tuesday, July 11th at Nebula, 3407 S. Jefferson.
Reed is sponsor of Board Bill 11 to accept status quo arrangements between aldermen and developers.
Board Bill 61 by 15th Ward Alderwoman Megan Green is the proposal to write into law a community engagement process for development incentives.
Some good reads on the issue…
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
Also see Team TIF What Are Community Benefits Agreements Video https://www.facebook.com/TeamTifSTL/videos/vb.546909832186769/662532443957840/?type=3&video_source=pages_video_set
Related… There is also (nonbinding) Resolution 33 by 17th Ward Alderman Joe Roddy Calling on the St. Louis Development Corporation To Establish Interim Incentive Guidelines
Roddy’s proposal was featured this week in The Riverfront Times: Alderman’s Dick Move Reveals a Big Problem at City Hall — Aldermanic Courtesy
Also see 6/6/2017 St. Louis American: Racial equity and tax incentive policy in St. Louis
— Marie Ceselski, 7th Ward Democratic Committeewoman