Today/Saturday: The Late David Classe’s “One Last Call” Art Show

Classe2-8 pm Today, Saturday, May 26th
Soulard’s Underground Artist David Classe (1946-2018)
“One Last Call” Show
Soulard Art Market Annex, 1924 S 12th, across from Nadines

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Monday Soulard Special Business District Meeting (property tax for security)

yTkejEGTE6:30 pm Monday, May 14, 2018
Soulard Special Business District
Soulard Station, 1911 S 12th
Open to the Public

Online Notice at organization’s website

Mayor Lyda Krewson appoints this special taxing district board. Per Mayor Krewson’s Executive Order 60 this meeting was required to have a notice posted to the City’s Calendar at least 24 hours in advance. There is no such notice on the City’s Calendar as of 7:30 pm Sunday, May 13th.  This lack of required public notice happened in March and April as well.

SSBD is the special taxing district created in 1994 and funded by a property tax for extra security for Soulard. Boundaries
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SSBD is not the Soulard Restoration Group’s Safety Committee which meets last Mondays of the month at Soulard Station, 1911 S 12th.

SSBD is not the petition group working on a Soulard Community Improvement District to be funded with a sales tax. Boundaries
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Tuesday Streets Committee Hearing On Soulard Alley Vacation

public_hearing_image9 am Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Board of Aldermen
Streets, Traffic, Refuse Committee
Leisure Room, City Hall
1200 Market

City Calendar Notice/Agenda

Three Boards Bills including Board Bill 4 by 7th Ward Alderman Jack Coatar to vacate L shaped alley within Shenandoah, 10th, Lami, Menard.  There is a two home on three lots development on Menard.

Members of the Streets Committee: Chair/22nd Ward Alderman Jeffrey L Boyd; Vice-Chair/7th Ward Alderman Jack Coatar; 2nd Ward Alderwoman Lisa Middlebrook; 3rd Ward Alderman Brandon Bosley;; 4th Ward Alderman Sam Moore; 11th Ward Alderwoman Sarah Martin; 13th Ward Alderwoman Beth Murphy; 27th Ward Alderwoman Pam Boyd. Board President Lewis Reed is a voting member of all committees.

Contact Information for all Aldermen and Board President

Monday Soulard Safety Meeting

soulard-sign-outside7 pm Monday, April 30th, 2018
Soulard Restoration Group
Safety Committee Meeting
Soulard Station, 1911 S 12th
Open to the Public

Agenda 
Crime Stats
Incidents of Concern – Discussion of new items and review of action items
Court Advocacy Efforts – NIS statements for upcoming cases
Neighborhood Victim Support
Neighborhood Public Security Camera Status Update
Soulard Special Business District Items
Safety Walk

SRG Safety Committee is not the Soulard Special Business District, special taxing district for property tax to fund extra security. Next meeting of SSBD should be May 14th. Boundaries:
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SRG Safety Committee is also not the proposed Soulard Community Improvement District, a special taxing district for a sales tax to fund improvements. Boundaries:
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Monday Preservation Board: Asprient Project in CWE + 2306-08 Menard

pierre4 pm Monday, April 23, 2018
St. Louis City Preservation Board
Room 2000, 1520 Market, City Hall West
Open to the Public

Agenda With Details/Drawings
City Online Calendar Notice

Soulard, 7th Ward
2306-08 Menard (Owner/Developer/Architect: Randy Middeke/Killeen Studio) Construction of 2 Detached Single-Family Houses on 3 vacant parcels (no plans submitted for the garages). Cultural Resources asks for some revisions.

Central West End/DeBaliviere Place, 28th Ward
5539 Pershing (Owner/Developer/Architect: Asprient Properties-Rainier One LLC/VE Design Group) – Construct 7-Story Apartment Building on site that is half vacant and half parking lot. The Preservation Board Agenda does not list the Asprient part of the ownership.
Asprient
More about Asprient in 08/03/2016 Riverfront Times: St. Louis-Based Asprient Has Some Tenants Fuming 

It’s likely the project will show up on the Tuesday LCRA Agenda, that will be posted on Monday, for tax abatement.

Asprient is also the developer of Whistler Apartments in Soulard. 11/14/2017 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Soulard apartment project seeks sales tax break, slated for opening by 2019  

And is developer for Bouros Mop Factory in Lafayette Square. 1/10/2017 St. Louis Post-Dispatch: New owners plan rehab of Bouras Mop building

Contact the Preservation Board using the email form here 

Monday Soulard Special Business District Meeting (property tax for security)

6:30 pm Monday, April 9, 2018
Soulard Special Business District
Soulard Station, 1911 S 12th
Open to the Public

Online Notice at organization’s website (the date stamp says it was posted tomorrow/Monday)

The SSBD Twitter account @SoulardSBD posted about the meeting at 10:40 pm Tonight/Sunday.

Per Mayor Krewson’s Executive Order 60 this meeting was required to have a notice posted to the City’s website at least 24 hours in advance. There is no such notice on the City’s website as of 10:53 pm Sunday, April 8th.
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This lack of required public notice happened last month as well.

SSBD is the special taxing district created in 1994 and funded by a property tax for extra security for Soulard. Boundaries

SSBD is not the Soulard Restoration Group’s Safety Committee which meets last Mondays of the month at Soulard Station, 1911 S 12th.
ssbd_boundrymap

SSBD is not the petition group working on a Soulard Community Improvement District to be funded with a sales tax. Proposed Boundaries.
boundarymap

Monday Drinking Liberally Happy Hr

DLphoto3 - Copy6:30-9 pm Monday, March 26, 2018
Drinking Liberally St. Louis Chapter
Happy Hour
Nadine’s, 1931 S 12th, Soulard
RSVP mtceselski@aol.com by Noon Sunday

Guest Speakers:

2nd U.S. House District Candidate Mark Osmack. The Riverfront Times recently ran a DLTyusvery interesting piece on Mark: Mark Osmack Is Running for Congress, and You Should Take Him Seriously

The 2nd U.S. House District includes parts of St. Louis County, Jefferson County, and St. Charles County. Please prepare a question for Mark on an international or national issue, or state issue before Congress.

DLSt. Louis City School Board President Susan Jones will give an update on returning governance of St. Louis Public Schools to our elected School Board.

Rex Bingo & Prizes. Maybe.

We’re again collecting food for Lafayette Park United Methodist Church’s Brown Bag Meals Program for the homeless. Thank you to everyone who donated last month. We delivered two large boxes of brown bag foods to the church. Items being collected- individual serving packages of crackers & tuna, crackers & peanut butter, fruit cups, fruit drinks, raisins, applesauce, cookies.

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