Shrewsbury aldermen expected to vote on TIF At Jan. 23 meeting Affton School District School Board President Michael McNeil and Business Manager John Brazeal fought the good fight to protect the district’s financial interests as members of the Shrewsbury Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Commission. That group gathered last week to issue a recommendation on a […]
SHREWSBURY • The city Tax Incremental Financing Commission Wednesday denied a recommendation that $15 million in subsidies be awarded to a developer with plans to build a Walmart Super Center on the site of an abandoned movie theatre along Watson Road. The measure now heads to the Board of Alderman which is expected […]
Number of LEP students growing in Affton public schools Just over 20 percent of the 2,400 students in the Affton public school system are bilingual, and 181 of those students are considered to be limited enough in English proficiency (LEP) to require special help. Excluding the massive Kansas City and St. Louis public school districts, […]
Tech upgrades on hold pending state formula answers “The Affton School District’s ambitious five-year plan to upgrade technology balances finely on the $2 million or so it receives from the state, which is currently tinkering with the funding formula for public education. As a result, the board of education has put together a preliminary, “worst-case […]
“The changes being made to the controversial Kenrick Plaza site plan by developer GJ Grewe may delay the project by several months, or even call into question the future of the Walmart-anchored redevelopment. The changes are being made to avoid having to move the guy-wires that anchor a nearby radio tower, a move that Grewe […]
These are some pictures from the ceremony this morning, what an exciting time for the school district!