Tower Grove South Concerned Citizens Special Business District

Details about the Tower Grove South Concerned Citizens Special Business District

Overview

A Special Business District, to be known as the "Tower Grove South Concerned Citizens Special Business District" (hereinafter referred to as the "District"), is hereby established for the area of the City described as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the center lines of Grand Boulevard and the McDonald Avenue and Utah Place east-west alleyway; thence westwardly along the centerline of said east-west alleyway to its intersection of the centerline of Roger Place; thence southwardly along the centerline of said place to the intersection of the centerline of Phillips Avenue; thence southwardly along the centerline of said avenue to the intersection of the centerline of Gravois Avenue; thence eastwardly along the centerline of said avenue to the intersection of the centerline of Grand Boulevard; thence northwardly along the boulevard to the point of its beginning.

Apply to Serve (3 openings)
Openings include appointments labeled "Serving Beyond Term."

Board Members

Showing 6 active board members (maximum 7)
Name Role End Date
Deborah Cohen Ph.D. Member 12/31/2024
Kenneth Warner Member 12/31/2024
Dominique Lockett Member 12/31/2023
Rene Vega Member 12/31/2022
Kathryn Heitzenroeder Chairperson 12/31/2021
Serving Beyond Term
Carrie Koeller Member 12/31/2021
Serving Beyond Term

Authorizing Legislation

Ordinance 68038, 68039, 69292, 69293; Mo. Rev. Stat. Sections 71.790 through 71.808.

Board Duties and Purpose

For the purpose of paying for costs and expenses incurred in the establishment and operation of the District, the provision of services and facilities and improvements authorized in Sections Five and Six of this ordinance, and incidental to the leasing, construction, acquisition and maintenance of any improvements authorized herein or for paying principal and interest on bonds or notes authorized for the construction or acquisition of any said improvement, there may be imposed a tax upon all real property within the District which shall not exceed eighty-five cents ($.85) on the one hundred dollars ($100.00) assessed valuation, subject to the provisions of Section Nine. Such tax shall be imposed during the 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 tax years only subject to the renewal of such tax by the qualified voters of the District pursuant to the procedure set forth in Section 71.800 RSMo. (2000).

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:

A. 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; provided, however, that no employee or elected official of the City of St. Louis shall be a member of the Board of Commissioners.

B. Term of Office:

Each member of the Board of Commissioners shall serve for a 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.

C. Initial Members and Terms:

The initial members shall be appointed for the terms set forth as follows:

One (1) member shall be appointed for a term expiring December 31, 2009;

Two (2) members shall be appointed for a term expiring December 31,2010;

Two (2) members shall be appointed for a term expiring December 31, 2011; and

Two (2) members shall be appointed for a term expiring December 31, 2012.

D. Removal:

The Mayor with approval of the Board of Aldermen may remove any member of the Board of Commissioners for misconduct or neglect of duty upon written charges and after a public hearing.

E. 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.

F. Compensation:

The members of the Board of Commissioners shall serve without compensation of any kind" (Ordinance 68038, Section Four).

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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