Tag Archives: John Brazeal

Changes Coming to Kenrick Site Plan Stymie TIF Commission Inquiries

By Andrew Dana Hudson

“With an audience of more than two dozen watching, representatives of planning consultants PGAV, developer G. J. Grewe and Shrewsbury city officials gathered Wednesday to answer questions from the TIF commission about the proposed $48.9 million Kenrick redevelopment and the cost-benefit analysis. Despite having received the questions in writing after the last meeting, however, special […]

Kenrick Analysis Sees $87+ Mil Sales, $1 Mil Taxes for Shrewsbury

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“After several aborted sessions, the Shrewsbury TIF Commission met Wednesday to hear a presentation by Peckham Guyton Albers Viets (PGAV) planners on their cost/benefit analysis of the proposed Kenrick Plaza redevelopment. According to the presentation by Associate Director Andy Struckhoff, PGAV projects that the proposed development would bring in $87.8 million in revenue within the first 12 months of […]

School Board Raises Tax Rate


“An apologetic Affton School Board on Sept. 20 voted unanimously to – for a second consecutive year – raise the tax rate on residential property in light of increasing fixed costs and stagnant growth. After a required public hearing, the board voted on a schedule of rate hikes that included raising the residential tax rate […]

Affton School Board Approves Small Tax Increase

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“The Affton School Board voted to increase the amount the district levies in property tax this year at a meeting Tuesday night, but the move may not result in higher tax bills for district residents. The board set the tax rate at $5.2974 per $100 of assessed valuation for residential real estate, $5.6189 percent for commercial real […]

Potential Labor Agreement for Affton ECE Stirs Union Controversy

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“Tuesday’s Affton School District Board Meeting turned into a showdown between construction contractors, trade associations and union groups during a public hearing on the district’s proposed use of a union-only project labor agreement. More than 50 people packed into the board’s Tuesday night meeting at Rogers Middle Schoolto voice support and opposition to the project labor agreement (PLA). Such contracts […]