Public Meeting On Reshaping Arch Grounds Has Been Canceled

The CityArchRiver 2015 Foundation and its partners have canceled tonight’s (Feb. 21) public meeting at America’s Center because of the inclement weather.

 

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Americans for Prosperity tabulate at least 229 fiscal proposals, include Arch tax, on April 2 ballot

In a sign that fiscally conservative groups are gearing up again in Missouri, the state’s chapter of Americans for Prosperity will be raising alarm bells Wednesday about at least 229 local fiscal proposals to be on ballots across the state on April 2..

Read  Jo Mannies’ report in the St. Louis Beacon.

Read Marshall Griffin’s report at St. Louis Public Radio.

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Park Service Wants Your Input On Arch Plan

On Tuesday night The National Park Service gave the public a chance to comment on its report that considers the potential impacts of renovating the St. Louis Arch grounds.  Read Tim Lloyd’s report for St. Louis Public Radio.

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‘Arch Tax’ Faces Smooth Sailing, Rough Water In Various Jurisdictions

Legislative bodies in St. Louis, St. Louis County and St. Charles County have had decidedly different reactions to the proposal for a a 3/16th of one cent local sales tax for the Gateway Arch.

Read Jason Rosenbaum’s report in the St. Louis Beacon.

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Sales Tax Vote Could Decide Shape And Scope Of Arch Grounds Improvements

When voters in St. Louis and St. Louis County venture to the polls on April 2, they’ll cast a ballot for an initiative colloquially known as the “Arch tax.” Behind that catchy shorthand is a complicated proposal that splits proceeds of a 3/16ths of one-cent sales tax increase in several directions.

Read Jason Rosenbaum’s report in the St. Louis Beacon.

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Arch Tax Goes To City Voters

Supporters of a sales tax increase to fund an upgrade of the Arch grounds, along with local parks and trails, are gearing up for a two-and-a-half month campaign. The St. Louis Board of Aldermen voted today 20-3-1 today put the measure on the April 6 ballot, when it will also be considered in St. Louis County. Read Rachel Lippmann’s report for the St. Louis Beacon.

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St. Louis County Will Vote On The Arch Tax On April 2

St. Louis County voters will decide the fate of a sales tax increase aimed at sprucing up the Gateway Arch grounds and bolstering local trails and parks. The St. Louis County Council voted unanimiously on Tuesday to place the 3/16th of one cent sales tax increase on the April 2 ballot.

Read Jason Rosenbaum’s report in the St. Louis Beacon.

Read Tim Lloyd’s report for St. Louis Public Radio.

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