An ordinance approving an amended plan for the Vandeventer / Finney/ Taylor/ Washington Area
An ordinance approving an amended plan for the Vandeventer/Finney/Taylor/Washington Area after affirming that the area blighted by Ordinance , as described in Exhibit "A-1" attached hereto and incorporated by reference, is a blighted area as defined in Section 99.320 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, 2000, as amended, (the "Statute" being Sections 99.300 to 99.715 inclusive), affirming that redevelopment and rehabilitation of the Area is in the interest of the public health, safety, morals and general welfare of the people of the City of St. Louis (“City”); approving the Amended Blighting Study and Plan dated July 22, 2005 ("Amended Plan"), incorporated herein by Exhibit "B" for an amended Area (“Amended Area”), incorporated herein by Exhibit “A,” pursuant to Section 99.430; finding that property in the Area may not be acquired by the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of the City of St. Louis ("LCRA") through the exercise of eminent domain; finding that the property within the Area is currently partially occupied and the Redeveloper shall be responsible for providing relocation assistance pursuant to the Amended Plan to any eligible occupants displaced as a result of implementation of the Amended Plan; finding that financial aid may be necessary to enable the Area to be redeveloped in accordance with the Amended Plan; finding that there shall be available up to ten (10) year tax abatement; and pledging cooperation of the Board of Aldermen and requesting various officials, departments, boards and agencies of the City to cooperate and exercise their respective powers in a manner consistent with the Plan.
Board Bill Number: 210
Sponsor: Terry Kennedy
Committee: Housing, Urban Development and Zoning