Washington Place Special Business District

Details about the Washington Place Special Business District

Overview

An ordinance (#69737) extending paragraph (G) of Section Two of Ordinance 63483, approved on June 2, 1995, as extended by Ordinance 66317, and in lieu thereof a new paragraph is enacted extending the period of time during which the Washington Place Special Business District shall be permitted to collect the tax within the boundaries of the district therein established; and containing effectiveness and emergency clauses.

The tax provided for by this ordinance shall only be levied and collected for tax years 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024.

Location:

Maximum boundaries beginning at the intersection of the center-lines of Kingshighway Boulevard and the north Washington Place alley, thence westwardly along the center-line of said alley across Lake Avenue to the intersection of the center-lines of said alley and Union Boulevard, thence southwardly along the center-line of said boulevard to the intersection of the center-lines of said boulevard and the westward prolongation of the south Waterman Boulevard alley, thence eastwardly along the center-line of said westward prolongation, said alley, and its eastward prolongation across Lake Avenue to the intersection of the center-lines of said eastward prolongation and Kingshighway Boulevard, thence northwardly along the center-line of said boulevard to the point of beginning.

Apply to Serve (6 openings)
Openings include appointments labeled "Serving Beyond Term."

Board Members

Showing 7 active board members (maximum 7)
Name Role End Date
Ivan Schraeder Esq. Member 12/31/2022
Chester Hines Member 12/31/2021
Serving Beyond Term
Venessa Wayne-Hutchinson Member 12/31/2021
Serving Beyond Term
William Latz Member 12/31/2020
Serving Beyond Term
Jassen Johnson Member 12/31/2019
Serving Beyond Term
Janet Meyer Member 12/31/2019
Serving Beyond Term
Melissa Moulton Member 12/31/2019
Serving Beyond Term

Authorizing Legislation

Ordinance 63483; Ordinance 63484; Ordinance 66317; Ordinance 69737; Mo. Rev. Stat. Sections 71.790 through 71.808.

Board Duties and Purpose

For the purposes of paying costs and expenses to be incurred in the acquisition, construction, improvement, expansion and/or maintenance of any facilities of the District, the District may incur indebtedness and issue bonds or notes for the payment thereof under the terms of, and
subject to, the requirements set forth by law.

Member Requirements

Appointments require Board of Aldermen approval.

There shall be a Board of Commissioners to administer the District. The Board of Commissioners shall be selected as follows:

Membership:

The Board of Commissioners shall consist of seven (7) members, and shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Board of Aldermen, of whom five (5) members shall be owners of real property within the District or their representatives and two (2) members shall be renters within the District or their representatives.

Term of Office:

Each member of the Board of Commissioners shall serve for a four (4) year term (except as provided herein with respect to the initial members), with terms expiring as of December 31st of the designated year or when their successors are appointed as provided herein, whichever is later.

Vacancies:

Vacancies on the Board of Commissioners, occasioned by removal, resignation, expiration of term, or otherwise, shall be reported in writing to the Mayor by the Board of Commissioners. The vacancy shall be filled in like manner as an original appointment no later than thirty (30) days after the date of said report to the Mayor. Appointments to fill vacancies shall be for the unexpired portion of a term only.

Questions and Feedback

If you have questions or any feedback about this content, please contact:

Michele Knox
Special Assistant to the Mayor for Boards and Commissions
(314) 622-4304
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