Tax Incentive Reform in St. Louis City

As chair of the Housing, Urban Development and Zoning Committee, I have initiated a study and review of the current tax incentive system. Aldermanic ward based incentive approvals often disregard analysis of incentive necessity and lack long term strategic planning. To ensure both responsible and beneficial incentive use in to the future, we must shift tax incentive authority away from predominant Alderman control. The articles attached discuss the bureaucracy of St. Louis tax incentives and the...
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Neighborhood Profiles by WUMCRC

Link: CWE Neighborhood Profile 2016 Link: FPSE Neighborhood Profile 2016 The Washington University Medical Center Redevelopment Corporation (WUMCRC) has recently created neighborhood profiles for Forest Park Southeast and the Central West End. They include interesting facts and information on demographics, development, employment, transportation, safety, and more. Check out the profiles and please share them with those that live, work, visit, and are interested in these wonderful 17th Ward...
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STL Crime Reduction Plan

The P.I.E.R. Plan is the City of St. Louis' plan to reduce crime through prevention, intervention, enforcement, and re-entry strategies. For those with interest or concerns, the plan is attached below. Full P.I.E.R. Plan Document: STL PIER PLAN P.I.E.R. Plan - Enforcement Section: STL PIER PLAN - ENFORCEMENT
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Roddy Report: July 2016

Link: Roddy Report July 2016 Keep up with the latest news in the 17th Ward! The July report features a Forest Park Southeast development milestone, The Grove Criterium, Rainscaping Small Grants Program, and Ash Tree Removals.
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Rainscaping Small Grants Program

Rainscaping Program Brochure Link The Metropolitan Sewer District has continued funding for the Rainscaping Small Grants Program. The program's objective is to encourage the use of rainscaping techniques to reduce the storm water impact on the sewer system. Up to $3,000 per grant can be offered to private landowners to install rainscaping solutions on their property. Funds are available to private residences, community organizations, schools, churches, etc. Applications are being excepted ...
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FPSE Neighborhood Profile by WUMCRC

FPSE Neighborhood Profile 2016 Check out the interesting and informative FPSE neighborhood profile created by the Washington University Medical Center Redevelopment Corporation. The profile includes information on demographics, development, employment, infrastructure, and transportation.
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Campaign Fundraiser Event!

Link: Fundraiser Invitation Link: Contribution Card Join us on the evening of June 15th for the 2016 Campaign for Roddy Fundraiser event at 4240 Duncan Avenue, in the heart of the Cortex district. We are celebrating assembling the building blocks of an innovative economy. Food, refreshments, and entertainment provided! To request an invitation or for more information: email roddycommittee@gmail.com or call 314-474-1222
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