Shrewsbury

St. Louis County
9:47 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Shrewsbury Commission Opposes Subsidies For Walmart

(via Flickr/Walmart Corporate)

The Tax Increment Financing Commission of a St. Louis County town is opposing $15 million in subsidies forĀ  a planned Walmart Super Center, but the project might still get the go-ahead.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the issue is generating strong feelings in Shrewsbury, where more than 200 people attended a commission meeting Wednesday night. Though the commission denied a recommendation for the subsidies, the Board of Aldermen will ultimately have final say, and many expect the board to override the commission.

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