condemnation by the City of St. Louis to acquire a site consisting of about 97 acres in North St. Louis near the intersection of Jefferson and Cass Avenues which is owned in fee simple by LCRA Holdings Corporation (“LCRAH”), which site was chosen for
An ordinance approved and recommended by the Board of Public Service and enacted pursuant to Article XXI of the City Charter and Chapter 523 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri; approving the use of condemnation by the City of St. Louis to acquire a site consisting of about 97 acres in North St. Louis near the intersection of Jefferson and Cass Avenues which is owned in fee simple by LCRA Holdings Corporation (“LCRAH”), which site was chosen for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's new NGA West facility, and which is described more fully in Exhibit A ("Property") and a map of the Property contained in Exhibit B; finding that development of the NGA West facility is in the national interest as well as the interest of the public health, safety, morals and general welfare of the people of the City by continuing the City's ongoing efforts to remedy defective or inadequate street layout, unsanitary or unsafe conditions, and other conditions which negatively impact the public health, safety, morals or welfare at and near the site of the planned NGA West project; finding that acquisition of the Property is required for purposes of national security; finding that there is a plan to put the Property to public use by the government of the United States of America; finding that the Property is unoccupied, but is the location for the planned National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's new NGA West complex; appropriating funds and authorizing the expenditure of funds for the acquisition of said Property; approving the City's subsequent transfer of title to the Property to LCRAH or to the United States government; authorizing and directing certain actions by City officials; and containing a severability clause and an emergency clause.
Board Bill Number: 103
Primary Sponsors: Brandon Bosley
Committee: Housing, Urban Development and Zoning
Lisa Middlebrook, Samuel L Moore, Christine Ingrassia, Jack Coatar, Annie Rice, Dan Guenther, Joseph Vollmer, Sarah Martin, Larry Arnowitz, Beth Murphy, Carol Howard, Megan E Green, Tom Oldenburg, John Collins-Muhammad, Jeffrey L Boyd, Joseph Vaccaro, Scott Ogilvie, Shane Cohn, Frank Williamson, Pam Boyd, Heather Navarro