Tuesday LCRA Blightingpalooza Includes Redevelopments In 7th Ward-related Neighborhoods

Pierre Laclede Statue

See St. Louis Magazine article on Blighting: How Owners of a $600,000 House Get Away With Paying $400 in Property Taxes For years, St. Louis aldermen have been gift-wrapping tax breaks with no strings attached. Who pays? The city schools.

Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority
3 pm Tuesday, August 23, 2016
1520 Market #2000 (City Hall West)

Agenda

Agenda items affecting Neighborhoods in or partially in 7th Ward.

Compton Heights
2254-56 S Grand, 6th Ward Alderwoman Christine Ingrassia: Blighting

Downtown

1600-1742 Washington Ave, 5th Ward Alderwoman Tammika Hubbard & 19th Ward Alderwoman Marlene Davis: Monogram Building Redevelopment Agreement. This is the project which closes 17th Street. Already Blighted.
614 N. 11th, 7th Ward Alderman Jack Coatar: Blighting
2217 Locust, 6th Ward Alderwoman Christine Ingrassia: Blighting
Civic Center Redevelopment Area, 7th Ward Alderman Jack Coatar: Release from a Deed of Trust of a Building Height Restriction.

Fox Park
2327 Allen, 6th Ward Alderwoman Christine Ingrassia: Blighting
McKinley Heights
2329 Ann, 7th Ward Alderman Jack Coatar: Blighting
2212-30 Shenandoah, 7th ward Alderman Jack Coatar: Blighting

Soulard
801-825 Ann, 7th Ward Alderman Jack Coatar: Redevelopment Agreement. Already Blighted.

Tower Grove East
3425 Magnolia, 6th Ward Alderwoman Christine Ingrassia: Blighting.

Wednesday BOA HUDZ Hearings Includes Four Downtown Redevelopments

City Hall3Questions? Concerns? Praise? Make Your Voice Heard! Contact Your Alderman. Contact information at end of post.

8:30 am Wednesday, May 18, 2016
St. Louis City Board of Aldermen
Housing, Urban Development & Zoning Committee
Kennedy Hearing Room (Room 208), City Hall

Public Hearings on

Central West End
Board Bill 25 by Alderman Joe Roddy to amend 32 North Euclid TIF

Downtown

Board Bill 27 by 7th Ward Alderman Jack Coatar for 400-421 S 9th Redevelopment Plan – Cupples 10 Office Bldg
St. Louis Post-Dispatch story

Board Bill 28 by 7th Ward Alderman Jack Coatar for 705 Olive Redevelopment Plan – Boutique Marriott Hotel
NextSTL story

Board Bill 35 by 5th Ward Alderwoman Tammika Hubbard and 19th Ward Alderwoman Marlene Davis for 1600-1742 Washington Redevelopment – Monogram Building to become lofts
St. Louis Post-Dispatch story

Board Bill 61 by 5th Ward Alderwoman Tammika Hubbard for 1501-09 Washington Redevelopment – International Shoe Building to become Boutique Hotel
St. Louis Post-Dispatch story

JeffVanderLou
Board Bill 45 by 19th Ward Alderwoman Marlene Davis for Amendment of Tax Abatement for Shepard Apartments Redevelopment

Members of the HUDZ Committee include Alderman Joe Roddy (17th Ward), Chair, Alderman Freeman Bosley Sr (3rd Ward), Alderman Chris Carter (27th ward), Alderman Jack Coatar (7th Ward), Alderman Steve Conway (8th Ward), Alderwoman Marlene Davis (19th Ward), Alderwoman Megan Green (15th Ward), Alderman Antonio French (21st Ward), Alderman Terry Kennedy (18th Ward), Alderwoman Lyda Krewson (28th Ward), Alderman Sam Moore (4th Ward), Alderwoman Cara Spencer (20th Ward).

Board President Lewis Reed is a voting member of all committees.

Contact Information for Members of the Board of Aldermen

Contact Information for Board President Reed

Wednesday Planning Commission Meeting

Pierre Laclede StatueSt. Louis City Planning Commission
5:30 pm Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Planning & Urban Design Agency
City Hall West (Abrams Bldg), 1520 Market,  2nd floor, Conference Room B

Note: Planning Commission hearings/votes come before Board of Aldermen hearings/votes.

Agenda Includes

Public Hearing
Chouteau Gateway, Forest Park Southeast Neighborhood, 17th Ward – Strategic Land Use Plan Amendment #14

Actions on

Zoning:
Tower Grove South Neighborhood, 15th Ward – Aldi’s Grocery Plan – Rezoning by Petition from J, F & B to H 

Redevelopment Plan: Downtown West Neighborhood, 5th Ward – 1600-1742 Washington Ave, Monogram Building

Informational Items (if time permits):  Strategic Land Use Plan Amendment #16 – Part 2 Opportunity Area (OA) Analysis Study