Archive | September, 2009

Schools want part of TIF funds

The statement below was delivered by SLPS representatives to the City of St. Louis TIF Commission for last night’s meeting regarding the developer Paul McKee’s $390M TIF request: “The St. Louis Public School District, the Special Administrative Board and its appointees to the City of St. Louis Tax Increment Financing Commission fully recognize the importance [...]

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McKee’s pitbulls attack French

Chesterfield developer Paul McKee appeared on a radio show this morning promoting his 1,500-acre development plan which includes areas of downtown and the near north side of St. Louis City. During the show, host Demetrius Johnson, a McKee supporter, attacked Alderman Antonio French because of a quote that appeared in today’s Post-Dispatch. McKee is asking [...]

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Harris-Stowe gets $1M for historic bldgs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced today that 20 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will be the beneficiaries of $14.25 million for historic preservation grants aimed at providing assistance in the repair of historic buildings on their campuses. The Department made these funds available under the American Recovery and Reinvestment [...]

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