2019 Grand Center Community Improvement District

Details about the 2019 Grand Center Community Improvement District

Overview

A community improvement district, to be known as the “2019 Grand Center Community Improvement District” (hereinafter referred to as the “District”), is hereby established pursuant to the CID Act on certain real property to provide services, construct improvements, impose taxes and special assessments and carry out other functions as set forth in the Petition, which is attached hereto as Appendix A and incorporated herein by this reference.

Eleven (11) members appointed by the Mayor with the Board of Aldermen consent by resolution.

Apply to Serve (6 openings)
Openings include appointments labeled "Serving Beyond Term."

Board Members

Showing 11 active board members (maximum 11)
Name Role End Date
Maureen Hughes Member 11/04/2023
Julie Plowman Member 11/04/2023
Cynthia Schon Member 11/04/2023
John Wolf Member 11/04/2023
Scott Jannings Member 11/02/2023
Michael Albrecht Member 11/04/2021
Serving Beyond Term
David Belsky Member 11/04/2021
Serving Beyond Term
Chris Hansen Member 11/04/2021
Serving Beyond Term
Stacey Howlett Member 11/04/2021
Serving Beyond Term
Stanley Jones Member 11/04/2021
Serving Beyond Term
Dawn Kleinschrodt Member 11/04/2021
Serving Beyond Term

Authorizing Legislation

pdf St. Louis City Ordinance 71039 Document (92.82 KB)

Board Duties and Purpose

The District is authorized by the CID Act, at any time, to issue obligations, or to enter into agreements with other entities with the authority to issue obligations, for the purpose of carrying out any of its powers, duties, or purposes. Such obligations shall be payable out of all, part or any combination of the revenues of the District and may be further secured by all or any part of any property or any interest in any property by mortgage or any other security interest granted. Such obligations shall be authorized by resolution of the District, and if issued by the District, shall bear such date or dates, and shall mature at such time or times, but no later than the date of termination of the District, as the resolution shall specify. Such obligations shall be in such denomination, bear interest at such rate or rates, be in such form, be payable in such place or places, be subject to redemption as such resolution may provide and be sold at either public or private sale at such prices as the District shall determine subject to the provisions of Mo. Rev. Stat. §108.170.

The District is also authorized to issue such obligations to refund, in whole or part, obligations previously issued by the District.

Member Requirements

Appointments require Board of Aldermen approval.

The Petition provides that the District shall be governed by a Board of Directors consisting of eleven (11) individual directors (collectively the “Directors” and each a “Director”), such Directors to be appointed by the Mayor of the City with the consent of the Board of Aldermen to serve staggered terms in the manner and as provided in the Act.

Each Director shall meet the following requirements:

(a) Be a citizen of the United States of American and a Missouri resident for at least one year prior to appointment;

(b) Be at least 21 years of age;

(c) Be either an owner of real property or its legally authorized representative within the District, or an owner of business or its legally authorized representative operating within the District;

(d) The initial proposed Directors of the District and their respective terms in office are as follows:

John Wolf (4 years)-as legally authorized representative of Fox Associates, LLC, the owner of real property within the District;

Cynthia Schon (4-years)-as legally authorized representative of St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, the owner of real property within the District;

Julie Plowman (4-years)- as legally authorized representative of The Sheldon Arts Foundation, the owner of real property within the District;

Maureen Hughes( 4-years)- as legally authorized representative of St. Louis Regional Public Media, Inc., the owner of real property within the District;

Steve Berg (4-years)-as legally authorized representative of Pulitzer Arts Foundation, the owner of real property within the District;

Chris Hansen (2- years)-as legally authorized representative of KAF, LLC, the owner of real property within the District;

Stan Jones (2-years)-as the owner oof real property within the District;

John Aipperspach (2-years)-as legally authorized representative of TLG 634 N. Grand LLC, the owner of real property within the District;

Debbie Pyzyk (2-years)-as legally authorized representative of University Club Association L.P., the owner of real property within the District;

Michael Albrecht (2-years)-as legally authorized representative of Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, the owner of real property within the District;

David Belsky (2-years)-as legally authorized representative of B.A.S. LTD, the owner of real property within the District.

Upon expiration of the terms of the initial Directors, successor directors shall be appointed in accordance with the above-referenced Board Representation Plan from a slate submitted by the currently serving Board of Directors and approved by the Mayor with the consent of the Board of Aldermen of the City in accordance with the Act.

Following submission of the slate to the Mayor:

a) the Mayor shall appoint the successor Directors according to the to the slate submitted and the Board of Aldermen shall consent by resolution to the appointments; or

b) the Mayor or Board of Aldermen may reject the slate submitted and request in writing that the District submit an alternate slate.

If an alternate slate is requested, the District shall submit such an alternate slate to the Mayor within sixty (60) days. Following submission of the alternate slate to the Mayor.

a) the mayor shall appoint the successor Directors according to the alternate slate submitted and the Board of Aldermen shall consent by resolution to the appointments; or

b) the Mayor or Board of Aldermen may reject the alternate slate submitted and request that the District submit a second alternate slate.
The procedure described above shall continue until the successor Directors are appointed or deemed to be appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the Board of Aldermen. Successor directors shall be appointed to serve 4-year terms on the Board.

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