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St. Louis Board of Aldermen Week 32 of 2017-2018 Session

February 2, 2018 Board of Aldermen, Featured Comments Off on St. Louis Board of Aldermen Week 32 of 2017-2018 Session
St. Louis City Hall

The St. Louis Board of Aldermen will meet at 10am today, their 32nd week of the 2017-2018 session.

NEW BOARD BILLS ON THE AGENDA* FOR INTRODUCTION TODAY 2/2/18:

*Note that just because a bill is on the agenda doesn’t mean it’ll be introduced, similarly, bills not on the agenda might be introduced if they suspend the rules to do so. This information is based on the published agenda as of yesterday @ 8am:

  • B.B.#251 – Howard ? An Ordinance establishing a two?way stop site at the intersection of Alfred Street and Bingham Street regulating all traffic traveling northbound and southbound on Alfred Street at Bingham Street, and containing an emergency clause.
  • B.B.#252 – Boyd ? An ordinance recommended by the Board of Public Service authorizing the 2018 St. Louis Works and the 50/50 Sidewalk Programs City Wide, appropriating $5,300,000.00 from the Street Improvement Fund; containing sections for description of the work, approval of plans and specifications, work and material guarantees, estimated costs from City funds and supplemental agreements and reversion authorizations, applicable state and federal wage rate requirements, equal opportunity provisions, the Mayor’s Executive Orders, contract advertising statutes, and a public work emergency clause.
  • B.B.#253 – Roddy ? An ordinance pertaining to parking within “Talmage Residential Parking District”; containing definitions, a penalty clause and an emergency clause.
  • B.B.#254 – Williamson ? An ordinance approving a Redevelopment Plan for 1301 Union.
  • B.B.#255 – Coatar ? An ordinance promoting the use of energy efficient heating through the connection to the Downtown Steam Distribution system; requiring the continual use of the Downtown Steam Distribution System for any development project occurring in Downtown St. Louis seeking Municipal Financial Incentives; prohibiting the Clean Energy Development Board of the City from approving financing for any project that would result in a commercial building disconnecting from or no longer using the Downtown Steam Distribution System for heat; a portion of the net profits be remitted to the SWMDC and containing a severability clause.

The meeting begins at 10am, past meetings and a live broadcast can be watched online here. See list of all board bills for the 2017-2018 session.

— Steve Patterson

 

St. Louis Board of Aldermen Week 31 of 2017-2018 Session

January 26, 2018 Board of Aldermen, Featured Comments Off on St. Louis Board of Aldermen Week 31 of 2017-2018 Session
St. Louis City Hall

The St. Louis Board of Aldermen will meet at 10am today, their 31st week of the 2017-2018 session.

SEVEN (7) NEW BOARD BILLS ON THE AGENDA* FOR INTRODUCTION TODAY 1/26/18:

*Note that just because a bill is on the agenda doesn’t mean it’ll be introduced, similarly, bills not on the agenda might be introduced if they suspend the rules to do so. This information is based on the published agenda as of yesterday @ 11:45am:

  • B.B.#244 – Coatar – An honorary street naming the setting of 7th Street, Barton and Lami Streets as Bismarck Street.
  • B.B.#245 – Pres. Reed/Oldenburg/Roddy –An ordinance directing the St. Louis Development Corporation (SLDC) to complete an annual City Economic Growth Strategy Report (the “Report”) and present the findings of the Report to members of the Board of Aldermen and the Board of Aldermen Financial Analyst.
  • B.B.#246 – Oldenburg/Pres. Reed/Muhammad –An Ordinance pertaining to the additional sales tax and corresponding use tax established by Ordinance No. 70580; prohibiting any special reallocation of the revenue generated by such taxes for any purposes other than those specified in Ordinance No. 70580, except as approved by the Board of Aldermen in an independent appropriations board bill that is independent of the Board’s adoption of the City’s Annual Operating Plan for the applicable fiscal year.
  • B.B.#247 – Roddy –An ordinance approving a Redevelopment Plan for the Forest Park Scattered Sites V.
  • B.B.#248 – Roddy –An ordinance recommended by the Board of Estimate and Apportionment authorizing and directing the issuance and delivery of one or more series of tax increment revenue notes (St. Louis Innovation District/RPA 3 Redevelopment Project) Series A, Series B, and Series C (collectively, the “RPA 3 Notes”) in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $18,400,000, plus costs of issuance, for certain Reimbursable Redevelopment Project Costs associated with Redevelopment Project Area 3 of the St. Louis Innovation District Redevelopment Area in accordance with the terms of the Redevelopment Agreement; and containing a severability clause.
  • B.B.#249 – Roddy –An ordinance adopting and approving redevelopment projects for Redevelopment Project Area 3, as described in the Amended and Restated St. Louis Innovation District Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Redevelopment Plan; adopting tax increment financing within Redevelopment Project Area 3; establishing the RPA 3 Account of the St. Louis Innovation District Special Allocation Fund; authorizing the execution of a First Amendment to Amended and Restated Redevelopment Agreement between the City, and St. Louis Innovation District, LLC; prescribing the form and details of said agreement; authorizing certain actions by City officials; and containing a severability clause.
  • B.B.#250 – Coatar –An ordinance approving a Redevelopment Plan for 300 South Broadway.

The meeting begins at 10am, past meetings and a live broadcast can be watched online here. See list of all board bills for the 2017-2018 session.

— Steve Patterson

 

St. Louis Board of Aldermen Week 30 of 2017-2018 Session

January 19, 2018 Board of Aldermen, Featured Comments Off on St. Louis Board of Aldermen Week 30 of 2017-2018 Session
St. Louis City Hall

The St. Louis Board of Aldermen will meet at 10am today, their 30th week of the 2017-2018 session.

FIVE (5) NEW BOARD BILLS ON THE AGENDA* FOR INTRODUCTION TODAY 1/19/18:

*Note that just because a bill is on the agenda doesn’t mean it’ll be introduced, similarly, bills not on the agenda might be introduced if they suspend the rules to do so. This information is based on the published agenda as of yesterday @ 8am:

  • B.B.#239 – Bosley –An Ordinance recommended by the Planning Commission on January 11, 2018, to change the zoning of property as indicated on the District Map and in City Block 2485, from “G” Local Commercial and Office District to the “B” Two-Family Dwelling District, at 4231-41 N. Grand; and containing an emergency clause.
  • B.B.#240 – Williamson/Oldenburg – An ordinance providing for and directing the submission to the qualified electors of the City at a Special Bond Election to be held in said City on the 7th Day of August 2018 of a proposal for the incurring of indebtedness and the issuance of bonds said City in evidence thereof in the aggregate amount of not to exceed Fifty Million Dollars upon the assent to the said proposal of two?thirds of the qualified electors of said city voting thereon, and containing an emergency clause.
  • B.B.#241 – Ingrassia –An Ordinance pertaining to the collection of administrative citation fines assessed by the Building Commissioner pursuant to Ordinance 66857 on buildings or structures within the City of St. Louis which are detrimental to the health, safety, and welfare of the residents of the City; authorizing the Comptroller, upon receiving certification of administrative citation fine amounts to cause a special tax bill to be assessed to property owner or if the amount is unpaid for more than one year authorizing the amounts be added to the annual real estate tax bill; containing a severability clause and an emergency clause.
  • B.B.#242 – Ingrassia –An Ordinance pertaining to enforcement of code violations related to buildings, structures and premises in the City of St. Louis; partially repealing and amending Section Eleven of Ordinance 66857 and enacting in lieu of a new sub-section C related to the procedures for the collection of administrative citation fines in accordance with Sections 479.011 and 67.451, RSMo; containing a severability clause and an emergency clause.
  • B.B.#243 – Spencer –An ordinance requiring the City Information Technology Services Agency to create, and maintain in good functioning order, a calendar on the homepage of the City of St. Louis website specifically for the purpose of publishing required notifications of City departments’ and divisions’ “public meetings” as the term is defined in 610.010 RSMo, and requiring said City departments and divisions to publish notifications of public meetings on said calendar.

The meeting begins at 10am, past meetings and a live broadcast can be watched online here. See list of all board bills for the 2017-2018 session.

— Steve Patterson

 

St. Louis Board of Aldermen Week 29 of 2017-2018 Session

January 12, 2018 Board of Aldermen, Featured Comments Off on St. Louis Board of Aldermen Week 29 of 2017-2018 Session
St. Louis City Hall

The St. Louis Board of Aldermen will meet at 10am today, their 29th week of the 2017-2018 session.

ELEVEN (11) NEW BOARD BILLS ON THE AGENDA* FOR INTRODUCTION TODAY 1/12/18:

*Note that just because a bill is on the agenda doesn’t mean it’ll be introduced, similarly, bills not on the agenda might be introduced if they suspend the rules to do so. This information is based on the published agenda as of yesterday @ 2pm:

  • B.B.#228 – Coatar – An ordinance approving a Redevelopment Plan for 701-705 North 1st Street.
  • B.B.#229 – Spencer – An ordinance approving a Redevelopment Plan for 3450 Oregon.
  • B.B.#230 – Spencer – An ordinance approving a Redevelopment Plan for 3024 Potomac.
  • B.B.#231 – Spencer – An ordinance approving a Redevelopment Plan for 3548 South Broadway.
  • B.B.#232 – Davis –An Ordinance enlarging the boundaries of the Port Authority of the City Port District, subject to the approval of the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission, and authorizing certain actions in connection therewith.
  • B.B.#233 – P. Boyd/Bosley/Moore/Davis/Williamson/J. Boyd/Kennedy/ Middlebrook/Muhammad/Hubbard/Pres. Reed –An ordinance amending Ordinance 69984 (which established the City of St. Louis Civilian Oversight Board, known as the “COB”) to empower the COB to issue subpoenas to compel the appearance of witnesses, produce documents, recordings and other evidence which the COB determines in its reasonable judgment are relevant and necessary to its thorough Inspection and Review of Complaints of misconduct by members of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department which may be subject to COB Independent Investigation.
  • B.B.#234 – Bosley/P. Boyd/Moore/Davis/Williamson/J. Boyd/Kennedy/ Middlebrook/Muhammad/Hubbard/Pres. Reed –An ordinance authorizing the Circuit Attorney’s Office to assume responsibility for investigating possible criminal conduct arising from or in relation to covered officers’ involvement in use of force incidents resulting in death or grave bodily injury to a person, and establishing an Independent Investigations Unit within the Office of the Circuit Attorney’s Office for this purpose with an annual budget in an amount equal to 1% of the annual budget of the City Division of Police, and containing an emergency clause.
  • B.B.#235 – Muhammad –Pursuant to Ordinance 68937, an ordinance authorizing the honorary naming of streets, Pastor Steven Shepard Lane will begin at the intersection of Shreve and Margaretta and run west on Margaretta to Marcus.
  • B.B.#236 – Vaccaro –An Ordinance establishing a four-way stop site at the intersection of Clifton Avenue and Oleatha regulating all traffic traveling eastbound and westbound on Clifton at Oleatha and regulating all traffic traveling northbound and southbound on Clifton at Oleatha, and containing an emergency clause.
  • B.B.#237 – Muhammad/Bosley –Pursuant to Ordinance 68937, an ordinance authorizing the honorary naming of streets, Patricia Breeze Campbell Way will begin at the intersection of Grand and St. Louis, and run west on St. Louis to the intersection with Dodier.
  • B.B.#238 – Martin –An ordinance approving a Redevelopment Plan for 6132 & 7600 Vermont Ave. and 7806 & 7810 Virginia

The meeting begins at 10am, past meetings and a live broadcast can be watched online here. See list of all board bills for the 2017-2018 session.

— Steve Patterson

 

St. Louis Board of Aldermen Week 28 of 2017-2018 Session

January 5, 2018 Board of Aldermen, Featured Comments Off on St. Louis Board of Aldermen Week 28 of 2017-2018 Session
St. Louis City Hall

The St. Louis Board of Aldermen will meet at 10am today, their 28th week of the 2017-2018 session.

This week skips two bill numbers that weren’t on the Week 27 agenda. Numbers 219 & 220 are listed but don’t show an introduction date, perhaps they’ll be introduced soon. They’re not on today’s agenda — at least not the one I  viewed yesterday at 11am.

SEVEN (7) NEW BOARD BILLS ON THE AGENDA* FOR INTRODUCTION TODAY 1/5/18:

*Note that just because a bill is on the agenda doesn’t mean it’ll be introduced, similarly, bills not on the agenda might be introduced if they suspend the rules to do so. This information is based on the published agenda as of yesterday @ 8am:

  • B.B.#221 – Ingrassia –An ordinance approving the petition to establish the EQH Market Street Community Improvement District; finding a public purpose therefor, and containing a severability clause and emergency clause.
  • B.B.#222 – Pres. Reed –An ordinance directing the Public Safety Director to complete an annual Public Safety Plan and present the findings of the Plan to members of the Board of Aldermen and the Board of Aldermen Public Safety Committee.
  • B.B.#223 – Williamson – An ordinance approving a Redevelopment Plan for 5522 Delmar.
  • B.B.#224 – Davis  – An ordinance recommended by the Airport Commission, the Board of Public Service, and the Board of Estimate and Apportionment authorizing and directing the Director of Airports and the Comptroller to enter into and execute an Agreement and Contract of Sale for the Sale of Property, between St. Louis, and Union Electric Company d/b/a Ameren Missouri, providing for the sale of approximately 1.3994 acres of property owned by St. Louis for the sum of Eighty Thousand Dollars; authorizing and directing the Mayor and the Comptroller to enter into and execute the quit claim deed to the Agreement entitled “Form of Quit Claim Deed for St. Louis Property”, remising, releasing, conveying, and forever quit?claiming unto Ameren, the St. Louis Property subject to the avigation easement and restrictive covenants as defined and provided for in said quit claim deed; and containing a severability clause and an emergency clause.
  • B.B.#225 – Davis –An Ordinance recommended and approved by the Board of Estimate and Apportionment authorizing and directing the Director of Airports and the Comptroller, owner and operator of the St. Louis Lambert International Airport to enter into and execute the First Amendment to the Restated and Amended Lease Agreement AL?223 between the City and Signature Flight Support Corporation, amending the Restated and Amended Lease Agreement AL-232, dated June 25, 2013; the First Amendment was approved by the Airport Commission; containing a severability clause; and an emergency clause.
  • B.B.#226 – Davis –An Ordinance recommended and approved by the Board of Estimate and Apportionment authorizing and directing the Director of Airports and the Comptroller of The City of St. Louis, the owner and operator of the St. Louis Lambert International Airport, to enter into and execute, the First Amendment to Lease Agreement AL-222 between the City and MHS Travel and Charter, Inc., amending the Lease Agreement AL?222, dated June 25, 2013; containing a severability clause; and an emergency clause.
  • B.B.#227 – Arnowitz – An ordinance, recommended by the Board of Estimate & Apportionment, authorizing and directing the Mayor and Comptroller, to enter into and execute an agreement or agreements with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) for the receipt of Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration Grant (LHRD) funds; appropriating the sum of Two Million, One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($2,100,000) which the City has been awarded for the LHRD program; authorizing and directing the Director of the Community Development Administration (“CDA”) to contract with municipal agencies, non? profit corporations and other entities, as necessary for the expenditure of LHRD funding; and directing the Comptroller to issue warrants thereon upon the City Treasury; and containing an emergency clause.

The meeting begins at 10am, past meetings and a live broadcast can be watched online here. See list of all board bills for the 2017-2018 session.

— Steve Patterson

 

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