Housing, Urban Development and Zoning Committee Meeting

10/12/21, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Aldermanic Committee Meeting
Housing, Urban Development and Zoning

Admission: Free.

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Public Hearing 
The committee will take public comment on the Board Bills and/or Resolutions listed in this meeting announcement. This meeting will be held by Zoom Webinar. A person may speak at this committee hearing via a Zoom Webinar Link, which will allow them to be visible at the meeting, or by a phone call. Those calling in by phone will not be visible in the meeting. Please see the following instructions on how to register to speak to the committee. 

Procedures to Register to Speak

Email or Phone Requests:

Those interested in making a comment on the Board Bills and/or Resolutions listed in this meeting announcement must send an email or call in by phone expressing their interest to speak. 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 if they do not have an email address and they wish to speak by phone at the meeting.

Required Information

The email sent or phone message should supply a person’s name, street address, email contact address or area code and phone number. It should specify which Board Bill and/or Resolution Number(s) a person wants to speak about. They should also indicate if they are in “support”, “in opposition” or have “no position” on the Board Bill and/or Resolution Number(s) they wish to speak about.  Failure to supply all the requested information may result in a person not being able to speak.

Confirmation:

Those making a request by email will receive an email confirmation and then later a link from the St. Louis Communications Division that will allow them to join the meeting as a speaker. Procedures will also be sent to those wishing to speak. Those calling in by phone will receive a return phone call with all the pertinent information. Please note that if you do not receive a confirmation email or a return phone call no later than an hour before the meeting your request may not have been received.

Registration Deadline:

All requests to speak at this hearing must be made by 6am the day of this hearing.

Order of Speaking:

Speakers will be called to speak in accordance with the Rules of the Board of Aldermen which can be found on the Board of Aldermen Website. The link is below.

Rules of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen

https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/aldermen/rules/upload/boa-rules-2021-2022-session-final.pdf

The committee will meet to review and discuss the following: 

Board Bills

Board Bill Number 90
Introduced by Alderman Jeffrey Boyd

An ordinance amending Section 24 of Ordinance Number 59979, codified in Chapter 26.92 of the Revised Code of the City of St. Louis, relating to public notice of hearings by Planning Commission on making a change in the boundary of a zoning district map; requiring the Planning Commission to publish notice of such hearings as provided herein; this ordinance has an effective date.

Board Bill Number 91
Introduced by Alderman Jeffrey L Boyd

An ordinance amending Ordinance Number 64195, codified Section 26.84.050 of the Revised Code of the City of St. Louis, relating to the Board of Adjustment; requiring consideration of variance to be in keeping with the City’s adopted Comprehensive Plan; this ordinance has an effective date.

Board Bill Number 92
Introduced by Alderman Jeffrey Boyd

An ordinance amending Ordinance Number 64687, codified in Chapter 3.48 of the Revised Code of the City of St. Louis relating to the Planning Commission; amending Section 3.48.070, Subsection D, specifying the vote required by the Board of Aldermen to override a negative recommendation of the Planning Commission for a zoning change; this ordinance has an effective date.

Board Bill Number 93
Introduced by Alderwoman Marlene Davis

An Ordinance recommended by the Planning Commission on August 18, 2021, to change the zoning of property as indicated on the District Map, from the “J” Industrial District and the “K” Unrestricted District to the “H” Area Commercial District, in City Blocks 2212 & 2213 (3541-67, 3544-48 & 3569 Papin, 3534 & 3570 Gratiot and 900-08 S. Grand), so as to include the described parcels of land in City Blocks 2212 &2213; and containing an emergency clause.

Board Bill Number 99
Introduced by Alderman John Collins-Muhammad

This Board Bill seeks to approve a Blighting Study for the West Florissant Ave./Desoto Ave./ East Warne Ave. Redevelopment Area. This large area consists of a great variety of properties.

Board Bill Number 105
Introduced by Alderwoman Marlene Davis

This Board Bill seeks to approve a Chapter 99 Redevelopment Plan and Blighting Study for the 3601-3609 Lindell Blvd. Redevelopment Area. This Board Bill will allow a 10-year tax abatement at 95 percent for renovation of the existing Jesuit Hall building and related parking (Phase 1) and a 5- year tax abatement at 75 percent followed by a 5-year tax abatement at 50 percent for the proposed new Melbourne apartment building and related parking (Phase 2).

Board Bill Number 111
Introduced by Alderman James Page

This Board Bill seeks to approve a Chapter 99 Redevelopment Plan and Blighting Study for the 1717 Olive St. Redevelopment Area. The prospective redeveloper plans renovating the Butler Brothers building into 385 apartments, 385 parking spaces, and 16,000 of commercial space. This Board Bill will allow for a 15-year tax abatement (5 at 95 percent followed by 5 at 75 percent followed by 5 at 50 percent).

Board Bill Number 112
Introduced by Alderwoman Christine Ingrassia

This Board Bill authorizes the issuance of Taxable Industrial Revenue Bonds for Deli Star Corporation, which intends to invest $37 million into a facility at 3049 Chouteau and create (or relocate from Illinois) approximately 325 jobs at an average wage of $66,582 per year. The industrial revenue bond transaction will facilitate: • 10 years of partial real and personal property tax abatement • Sales and use tax exemption on qualified construction materials used for leasehold improvements The Bonds are payable only from the lease revenues paid by the Company or its landlord and not from any City tax revenues. Incentives for this Project are contingent on the Company maintaining 325 jobs at an average wage of $65,582 and entering into a memorandum of understanding with St. Louis Public School District to provide enhanced opportunities for students and recent graduates. On July 16, 2021, the Board of Aldermen adopted Resolution No. 57 stating its intent to issue the bonds and provide the incentives (subject to passage of this Board Bill when the Board returned from summer recess).

Event published: Oct 8, 2021 5:11 PM
Last updated: Oct 11, 2021 9:17 AM

Location:
Webinar Meeting

Sponsor:
Board of Aldermen

Email:
Kennedy, Terry

Phone:
(314) 622-3287

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