Northside Regeneration

Jason Rosenbaum, St. Louis Beacon.

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Jason Rosenbaum | St. Louis Beacon | 2013

This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon: The St. Louis Board of Aldermen will decide later this fall whether to approve a proposal that could jump-start developer Paul McKee’s NorthSide Regeneration project.

And the chairman of the committee that will likely consider the tax increment financing proposal says he believes the proposal has enough support throughout the board to pass. But he wants more details and some other aldermen may push for amendments.

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Beacon archives | 2013

This article originally appeared in the St. Louis Beacon: Is the end near?

The approval process for developer Paul McKee’s Northside Regeneration Project may be winding to a close. Only a few official steps are left, and one of them is today.

This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon: Paul McKee’s Northside Regeneration Project cleared another hurdle Wednesday after the St. Louis TIF Commission approved a measure to jump start the controversial and long-delayed proposal.

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The St. Louis Tax Increment Financing Commission voted to activate the last two phases of the Northside Regeneration project Wednesday morning, which has more than $190 in TIF funding.

Six commissioners voted yes with one, Ken Hutchinson, abstaining.

It now will move to the Board of Aldermen where the Housing, Urban Development, and Zoning committee likely will hear it.

Paul McKee told the TIF Commission at the meeting he has two major industrial users interested in moving into the area bringing a total of 250 jobs.

"TIF helps recruit jobs," McKee said.

This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon: It was a standing-room-only public hearing on the long-delayed Northside Regeneration Project, with plenty of people eager to give their views. The hearing was, though, the first step toward “starting the TIF clock” on two areas of the project, so no votes were taken. The TIF Commission will decide whether to recommend approval of the proposal at its Sept. 11 hearing.

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This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon: St. Louis' Tax Increment Financing Commission approved a public hearing for  the controversial Northside Regeneration plan, a move that could kick the stalled project back into high gear in the coming months.

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