Housing, Urban Development and Zoning Committee Meeting

01/13/21, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Notice: Because of the Global Pandemic declared on March 11, 2020, and subsequent Federal, State and Local Public Health Orders, for the protection of the public and in keeping with CDC guidelines, meetings will be restricted to no more than 10 persons maintaining a distance of 6 feet apart. Many meetings will be held via video/teleconference in lieu of in-person meetings. Please review the meeting notice closely for instructions on where/how to join the meeting.

Aldermanic Committee Meeting
Housing, Urban Development and Zoning

Admission: Free.

Overview: 
To slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus the Board of Aldermen are holding regular meetings by electronic Webinar. Each meeting will have an electronic link and phone number that can be used to view and/or listen to a meeting. Each meeting will also have a Meeting ID Number that can be used if requested while you are accessing the meeting. 

The public may view or listen to this meeting by following the below instructions:

Using Links: 
To access a meeting electronically you may place your cursor on the link below that is related to the meeting you wish to view and press the Ctrl Key and simultaneously Left Click your mouse to join the webinar. You may also copy the link below and paste it or type it into the search bar of your browser and click search. 

Phone Numbers:  
To access a meeting by phone please dial any of the domestic numbers provided and follow the prompts. You may be asked for the Meeting ID number. This number is supplied below for each meeting. 

Members of the public may also view the live streaming of the Webinar meeting at: 
On Charter Cable with digital box (Channel 992) 
On AT&T U-Verse Channel 99
You may watch the meeting live via the web @ www.stltv.net
You may also watch the meeting on Youtube @https://youtube.com/CityofStLouisMO    

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82138562249

Meeting ID: 82138562249
One tap mobile
+16465588656,,87934533928# US (New York)
+13017158592,,87934533928# US (Germantown)

Dial by your location
        +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)
        +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)
        +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
        +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose)
        +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
        +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
Meeting ID: 82138562249

Public Hearing 
The Committee will take Public Comment on any of the Board Bills and Resolutions listed below. Please see the below instructions on how to register to speak to the committee. 

Public Hearing Procedures:
Those interested in making a comment should send an email expressing their interest to speak as well as their name, street address, email contact address and the Board Bill Number they wish to speak about. This email should also indicate whether you are “for”, “against” or have “no position” on the Board Bill. This email should be sent to the Board of Aldermen Clerk - Mr. Terry Kennedy at: kennedyt@stlouis-mo.gov.

Persons may also call 314 589-6845 and leave a message with the above information. Those who do not have an email address or wish to call into the meeting by phone to speak, should call the phone number above and express their interest to speak as well as leave their full name, phone number  and all the requested information above. 

Those responding by email will receive an email confirmation and then later a link that will allow them to join the meeting as a speaker. Procedures will also be sent to you. Those calling in will receive a return phone call with this information. 

All requests to speak must be made by 7am Wednesday, January 13, 2021. Speakers will be called to speak in accordance to the Rules of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen which can be found on the Board of Aldermen Website.

The link is below:
https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/aldermen/rules/index.cfm 

The committee will meet to review and discuss the following: 

Board Bills

Board Bill Number 158
Introduced by Alderwoman Carol Howard, Alderwoman Beth Murphy, Alderman Shane Cohn

This Board Bill would establish the Bevo Mill Area Special Use District for an approximately 92.73 acre site in the Bevo Mill and Dutchtown Neighborhoods. The Special Use District Overlay zoning district, as permitted in the enabling Ordinance 66941, would prohibit certain uses and make others conditional uses that would otherwise be allowed in the underlying “F” Neighborhood Commercial, “G” Local Commercial & Office, “J” Industrial, and “K” Unrestricted Zoning Districts. It also provides additional regulations around lighting and signage, and height within a subarea of the district.

Board Bill Number 160
Introduced by Alderman Joseph D. Roddy

Designation of the Oscar Waring House as a City Landmark is the purpose of the legislation. Designating the home of Oscar Waring will celebrate the contribution of the first African-American Principal of Sumner High School. The Board Bill will ensure the historic exterior appearance of the house is maintained and that a community asset is protected from inappropriate alterations or demolition. The Board Bill includes the following sections: 1. Whereas clauses that denote the significance of Oscar Waring’s contribution to the education of African-Americans in St. Louis 2. Whereas clause stating that the nomination is supported by the Board of Public Service, Planning Commission and Preservation Board 3. Landmark Standards that govern future changes to the building’s exterior appearance 4. Severability Clause 5. Attachments i. Landmark Petition submitted by the owner of the building ii. Fiscal Note

Board Bill Number 174
Introduced by Alderman Brandon Bosley, Alderman John Collins-Muhammad

This Board Bill would to approve a Chapter 99 Redevelopment Plan and Blighting Study for the Penrose/ North Grand/ Kossuth/ Fair Redevelopment Area. This authorizes up to a twenty-five (25) year tax abatement for the Area.

Board Bill Number 186
Introduced by Alderwoman Marlene E Davis

An Ordinance recommended by the Planning Commission on December 2, 2020, to change the zoning of property as indicated on the District Map, from the “C” Multiple-Family Dwelling District to the “G” Local Commercial and Office District, in City Block 2294 (3636 Page Blvd.), so as to include the described parcel of land in City Block 2294; and containing an emergency clause.

Board Bill Number 187
Introduced by Alderman Joseph D. Roddy

An Ordinance recommended by the Planning Commission on December 2, 2020, to change the zoning of property as indicated on the District Map, from the “K” Unrestricted District to the “H” Area Commercial District, in City Block 9097 (4565, 4565R and 4591 Mcree Avenue), so as to include the described parcels of land in City Block 9097; and containing an emergency clause.

Board Bill Number 188
Introduced by Alderman Bret Narayan

An Ordinance recommended by the Planning Commission on December 2, 2020, to change the zoning of property as indicated on the District Map, from the “A” Single-Family Dwelling District to the “C” Multiple-Family Dwelling District, in City Block 4634.05 (6135 Lloyd Avenue and 1515, 1517, 1521 & 1523 West Billon), so as to include the described parcels of land in City Block 4634.05; and containing an emergency clause.

Board Bill Number 189
Introduced by Alderman Joseph D. Roddy

An Ordinance recommended by the Planning Commission on December 2, 2020, to change the zoning of property as indicated on the District Map, from the “K” Unrestricted District to the “H” Area Commercial District, in City Block 3918.03 (3700-20 Forest Park Avenue and 3850 Foundry Way), so as to include the described parcels of land in City Block 3918.03; and containing an emergency clause.

Board Bill Number 191
Introduced by Alderwoman Tammika Hubbard

An Ordinance recommended by the Planning Commission on December 2, 2020, to change the zoning of property as indicated on the District Map, from the “K” Unrestricted District to the “H” Area Commercial District, in City Block 320 (2000-06 & 2020 N Broadway and 2001-21 N 2nd Street), so as to include the described parcels of land in City Block 320; and containing an emergency clause.

Board Bill Number 192
Introduced by Alderman Jack Coatar

This Board Bill seeks to approve a Chapter 99 Redevelopment Plan and Blighting Study for the 300-338 North 4th St. Redevelopment Area. This Board Bill will allow a 10-year tax abatement @ 75%.

Board Bill Number 193
Introduced by Alderman Jack Coatar

This Board Bill seeks to approve a Chapter 99 Redevelopment Plan and Blighting Study for the 1014 Spruce St. Redevelopment Area. This Board Bill will allow a 10-year tax abatement @ 40%.

Board Bill Number 194
Introduced by Alderman John Collins-Muhammad

This Board Bill seeks to approve a Chapter 99 Redevelopment Plan and Blighting Study for the 4100-4122 West Florissant Ave. & 4569 Alice Ave. Redevelopment Area. This Board Bill will allow a 15-year tax abatement (10 @95% followed by 5@50%). Renovation of a mixed-use building will occur.

Board Bill Number 195
Introduced by Alderman Jesse Todd

This Board Bill would to approve a Chapter 99 Redevelopment Plan and Blighting Study for the 5025 Delmar Blvd. Redevelopment Area. This project is the construction of a commercial building. This Board Bill will allow a 10-year tax assurance with a 2% annual increase.

Board Bill Number 204
Introduced by Alderwoman Cara Spencer

This Board Bill amends Ordinance Number 64019 dated February 21, 1997. Ordinance Number 64019 approved a Chapter 99 Redevelopment Plan for the Arkansas/Chippewa/Marine Redevelopment Area. This Board Bill extends the time to complete projects in the area to May 1, 2030.

Board Bill Number 206
Introduced by Alderwoman Marlene E Davis

This Board Bill seeks to approve a Chapter 99 Redevelopment Plan and Blighting Study for the 1801 Washington Ave. Redevelopment Area. This Board Bill will allow a 10-year tax abatement @ 90%.

Board Bill Number 213
Introduced by Alderwoman Dwinderlin Evans

This Board Bill seeks to approve a Chapter 99 Redevelopment Plan and Blighting Study for the N. Newstead Ave./Cottage Ave./Whittier St./Page Blvd. Redevelopment Area. This Board Bill will allow up to a twenty-five (25) year tax abatement as follows: ten (10) years based on 95% of the assessed value of the incremental improvements, followed by fifteen (15) years based on 50% of the assessed value of the incremental improvements. This Area includes both occupied and unoccupied residential and commercial buildings and vacant lots.

Board Bill Number 214
Introduced by Alderman Jesse Todd

The purpose of the bills is to authorize and approve tax increment financing for the Kingsway Commercial Redevelopment Area

Board Bill Number 215
Introduced by Alderman Jesse Todd

Authorizes the Redevelopment Agreement with Developer in order to implement the Project (being comprised of five Sub-Projects) and enable Developer to carry out the Redevelopment Plan.

Board Bill Number 216
Introduced by Alderman Jesse Todd

Authorizes the financing of a portion of the redevelopment costs of the Project utilizing TIF and authorizing the issuance of revenue notes not to exceed $6.9 million.

Board Bill Number 225
Introduced by Alderwoman Pam Boyd

This Board Bill seeks to approve a Chapter 99 Redevelopment Plan and Blighting Study for the Riverview Blvd./West Florissant Ave./Lillian Ave./Alcott Ave. Redevelopment Area. This Board Bill will allow up to a twenty-five (25) year tax abatement as follows: ten (10) years based on 95% of the assessed value of the incremental improvements, followed by fifteen (15) years based on 50% of the assessed value of the incremental improvements. This Area includes both occupied and unoccupied residential and commercial buildings and vacant lots.

Board Bill Number 235
Introduced by Alderman Brandon Bosley

This Board Bill would to approve a Chapter 99 Redevelopment Plan and Blighting Study for the Natural Bridge/North Grand/St. Louis/ North Vandeventer Redevelopment Area. This authorizes up to a twenty-five (25) year tax abatement for the Area.

Resolutions

Resolution Number 76
Introduced by Alderman Jack Coatar

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the St. Louis Board of Aldermen as follows: 1. The Subsequent Improvements for property at 100 North Broadway shall be fully exempt from the ad valorem taxes, which would otherwise be imposed thereon for a period of ten (10) years based on 80% of the assessed value of the incremental improvements. 2. For purposes of calculating the tax liability for the Subsequent Improvements, any increase in the assessment of any improvements, from the assessment in effect for such improvements as of the year the project is substantially complete, shall be deemed attributable to the Subsequent Improvements. 3. In accordance with Section 135.963.2 of the Statute, a copy of this resolution shall be forwarded to the Director of Missouri Department of Economic Development within thirty (30) days of its approval.

Event published: Nov 13, 2020 1:05 PM
Last updated: Jan 7, 2021 1:00 PM

Location:
Webinar

Sponsor:
Board of Aldermen

Email:
Kennedy, Terry

Phone:
(314) 622-3287

Add event to your calendar

Was this page helpful?      



Comments are helpful!
500 character limit

Feedback is anonymous.

25 comments from people like you have helped us improve this page. Keep the feedback coming!