Board Bill Number 226 | Session 2016-2017

Use Tax to Help Fund Soccer Stadium

Summary

BOARD BILL NO. 226 INTRODUCED BY ALDERWOMAN CHRISTINE INGRASSIA and ALDERMAN JACK COATAR An Ordinance relating to the proceeds from an increase of one half of one percent in the rate of the local use tax levied by the City of St. Louis pursuant to Ordinance No. 65609, which increase corresponds to a proposed one half of one percent local sales tax for economic development purposes; calling and providing for the holding of an election in the City of St. Louis on April 4, 2017, for the purpose of submitting to the qualified voters of the City of St. Louis a proposal to use the proceeds of such one half of one percent increase in the local use tax levied by the City of St. Louis for the purpose of providing funding for minority job training and business development programs and a multipurpose stadium for soccer, local amateur sports, concerts, and community events; directing the Comptroller to collect the proceeds of such one half of one percent increase in the local use tax levied by the City of St. Louis from the State of Missouri to be held separate and apart from all other proceeds of the local use tax levied by the City of St. Louis; authorizing and directing that the proceeds of such one half of one percent increase in the local use tax levied by the City of St. Louis be used for the purpose of providing funding for minority job training and business development programs and a multipurpose stadium for soccer, local amateur sports, concerts, and community events subject to voter approval of such purposes; containing a severability clause; and containing an emergency clause.

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Overview

Session: 2016-2017

Sponsor: Christine Ingrassia

Ordinance: 70434 effective 02/03/2017

Committee: Ways and Means

Co-Sponsors:

Jack Coatar

Legislative History

Legislative activities for this board bill. Learn more about what these activities mean.

  • 12/16/2016

    First Reading

  • 01/27/2017

    Second Reading

  • 01/30/2017

    Perfection

  • 02/03/2017

    Third Reading

02/03/2017 Final Passage Vote Results

Aye Votes
19
Nay Votes
7
Vote Totals

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Ordinance

Ordinance Number: 70434

Effective Date: 02/03/2017

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