Ordinances by Norma Walker
Ordinances introduced, authored, and co-authored by this alderman
Past Ward 22
2022 St. Louis Works and the 50/50 Sidewalk Programs
This Board Bills is recommended by the Board of Public Service authorizing the 2022 St. Louis Works and the 50/50 Sidewalk Programs City Wide providing for the construction and reconstruction of gutters, streets, driveways, spot curbs, sidewalks, alleys, traffic controls, beautification, tree planting, resurfacing and related engineering adjustments listed herein, appropriating $9,800,000.00 from the Street Improvement Fund; containing sections for description of the work, approval of plans and specifications, work and material guarantees, estimated costs from City funds and supplemental agreements and reversion authorizations, applicable state and federal wage rate requirements, equal opportunity provisions, the Mayor's Executive Orders, contract advertising statutes, and a public work emergency clause.
Amending the Lead Poisoning Law
This ordinance amends the Lead Poisoning Control Law for the City of St. Louis by requiring certain building permits issue only following an inspection of lead hazards and certification that hazards will be addressed by qualified contractors and workers. These requirements will ensure hazardous lead conditions are effectively abated by contractors observing high standards for the safety of occupants and tenants, workers, and the surrounding community. Under current law, certain lead abatement projects require prior notice to the state. This Ordinance enacts penalties against lead abatement contractors who fail to comply with notification requirements under Missouri State law, and other notification requirements as set out in this ordinance. Contractors failing to provide initial notice under State law and this City Ordinance will be subject to a stop work order, suspension of City work permits on the instant work site, and a fine. Work may recommence upon payment of fine, compliance with notice requirements and the Building Commissioner’s satisfaction the contractor has complied with other permitting conditions. Lead abatement contractors who persistently fail to provide notification under State and City law shall forfeit their privilege of conducting lead abatement projects in the City of St. Louis. The Building Commissioner and City of St. Louis Lead Inspection and Hazard Control Division shall receive complaints regarding violations of this ordinance and accordingly conduct investigations, including through periodic inspections of lead abatement projects to determine on-site compliance with federal, state, and local regulations, permits, and project notifications submitted to the building Commissioner.
Speed Humps Various Locations in the Twenty-Second Ward
Pursuant to Ordinance Number 70333 as amended by Ordinance Number 71394, the proposed bill directs the Director of Streets to install speed humps to calm the flow of traffic on certain blocks in the Twenty-Second Ward.
Repealing Ordinance Number 71451 Chapter 99 Redevelopment Plan 4201 R Geraldine Redevelopment Area
The proposed bill will repeal Ordinance Number 71451, which approved a Chapter 99 Redevelopment Plan and Bighting Study for the 4201 R Geraldine Redevelopment Area allowing up to a ten-year tax abatement at ninety-five percent.
Redevelopment Plan for the 3401 Goodfellow Blvd Area
This Board Bill seeks to approve a Chapter 99 Redevelopment Plan and Blighting Study for the 3401 Goodfellow Blvd Area. The project consists of the renovation of 11 residential buildings in the Wells/Goodfellow neighborhood. The prospective redeveloper plans on renovating all 146 units ranging from 2-3 bedrooms, at the cost of $ 30.5 million. The redeveloper plans to utilize Affordable Housing Trust Fund, Nat’l/Affordable Housing Trust Fund, LIHTC and private funds for this project. The financial model concludes that the project supports fifteen (15) years of tax abatement (10) years based on 95 percent of the assessed value of the incremental improvements and followed by (5 years based on 50 percent of the assessed value of the incremental improvements) and the LCRA Board concurs. This Board Bill will allow fifteen (15) years of tax abatement (10 years based on 95 percent of the assessed value of the incremental improvements and followed by (5 years based on 50 percent of the assessed value of the incremental improvements).
Certain American Rescue Plan Act Funds
The proposed bill is recommended by the Board of Estimate and Apportionment. The bill will apportion of funds received under the American Rescue Plan Act, and authorizes certain expenditures of such funds, to the extent received, and authorizes contracts and other documents to expend the funds, to the extent received.
Benjamin Polson Way
The proposed bill authorizes the honorary street name Benjamin Polson Way pursuant to Ordinance 68937. Benjamin Polson Way will begin at the intersection of Shawmut Place and Ridge Avenue and run north on Shawmut Place to the intersection of Shawmut Place and North Wells Avenue.
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