Locust Central Special Business District

Details about the Locust Central Special Business District

Overview

A Special Business District, to be known as the "Locust Central Business District", is hereby established for the area of the city described as follows:

A parcel of property beginning at the intersection of the centerlines of 18th Street and Delmar Boulevard, thence west along the centerline of Delmar Boulevard to the centerline of Leffingwell Avenue, thence south along the centerline of Leffingwell Avenue to the centerline of the east-west alley between Washington Avenue and Samuel Shepard Drive, thence west along the centerline of said alley to the centerline of Cardinal Avenue thence north to the centerline of Samuel Shepard Drive, thence west to the centerline of Theresa thence south along the centerline of Theresa to the centerline of Washington Boulevard, thence west along said centerline to its intersection with the Northerly extension of the Westerly property line of a tract of land conveyed to Mon F. Wong and Jean Y. h/w; thence Southerly along said Northerly extension of said Westerly property line and its Southerly extension thereof to the centerline of an alley; thence Easterly along said centerline to the centerline of Theresa Avenue; thence Southerly along said centerline to the centerline of Olive Street; thence Southeasterly along said centerline to its intersection with the Northerly extension of the Easterly property line of a tract of land conveyed to St. Louis University; thence Southerly along said Northerly extension and Easterly property line and its Southerly extension thereof to the centerline of Lindell Blvd.; thence east to the centerline of Olive street, thence east along the centerline of Olive Street to the centerline of 23rd Street, thence south along the centerline
of 23rd Street to the centerline of Market Street, thence east along the centerline of Market Street to the center line of 22nd Street, thence south along the centerline of 22nd Street to the centerline of Clark Street, thence west along the centerline of Clark Street to the centerline of Jefferson Avenue, thence south along the centerline of Jefferson Avenue to the centerline of Scott Avenue, thence east along the centerline of Scott Avenue to a point of intersection with the western line of the right-of-way of the Bi-State Development Agency of the Missouri-Illinois Metropolitan District, thence north along the western line of the right-of-way of the Bi-State Development Agency of the Missouri-Illinois Metropolitan District to the centerline of 21st Street, thence north along the centerline of 21st Street to the centerline of Market Street, thence east along the centerline of Market Street to the centerline of 18th Street, thence north along the centerline of 18th Street to the point of beginning.

Excluded from the area herein above described shall be the following properties:

(1) located in City Block 1696E: Parcel 10 (the building and property known or formerly known as Harry’s
Restaurant, with a street address of 2144 Market Street).

(2) located in City Block 1709A: Parcel 20 (the building and property known or formerly known as Marcone
Appliance Parts Center, with a street address of 2300 Clark Street).

(3) located in City Block 1709A: Parcel 10 (the building and property known or formerly known as the Bissell
property, with a street address of 300 South Jefferson).

(4) located in City Block 1709B: Parcel 50 (the building(s) and property known or formerly known as United Parcel
Service, with a street address of 520 South Jefferson Avenue).

(5) located in City Block 1709B: Parcel 40 (the building and property owned by Ramona Lockhead, a married person,
commonly known or formerly known as the "Dixie Cream" building, with a street address of 2215 Scott Avenue).

(6) located in City Block 1709B: Parcels 30 and 90 (the building and property known or formerly known as the Area
Rescue Consortium of Hospitals ("ARCH"), with a street address of 2207 Scott Avenue).

Apply to Serve (3 openings)
Openings include appointments labeled "Serving Beyond Term."

Board Members

Showing 5 active board members (maximum 7)
Name Role End Date
Karen Drake Member 12/31/2024
John Hayden Chairperson 12/31/2024
Michael Berkermann Esq. Member 12/31/2023
Ken Nuernberger Member 12/31/2023
Jennifer Pruehsner Secretary 12/31/2021
Serving Beyond Term

Authorizing Legislation

Ordinance 58728; Ordinance 52948; Ordinance 60530; Ordinance 65133; Ordinance 66767; Ordinance 68720; Mo. Rev. Stat. Sections 71.790 through 71.808.

Board Duties and Purpose

The Board shall tax $.85 per $100.00 valuation be imposed upon real property within the District, including that property used exclusively or partially for residential purposes, as established by Ordinance No. 66767 Approved on July 12, 2005 as amended by Ordinance NO. 58728, Approved on December 23, 1982, as amended by Ordinance No. 59248 approved on September 10, 1984, by repealing section 2(b) of Ordinance 57828 and section 1(b) of Ordinance 59248 which provide for the assessment and collection of an ad valorem tax not to exceed eighty-five ($.85) per one hundred dollars ($100.00) assessed valuation of real property in the Locust Central Business District except that used exclusively for residential purpose, and enacting a new section 2 (b) of Ordinance 58728 and a new section 1 (b) of Ordinance 59248 pertaining to the same subject matter, but imposing the ad valorem tax upon all real property in the district, including residential property.

Member Requirements

Appointments require Board of Aldermen approval.

Seven (7) members appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Board of Aldermen.
Recommended by Aldermen.

Five (5) members shall be owners of real property within the Locust Central Business District or their representatives, two (2) members shall be renters of real property within the Locust Central Business District or their representative.

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