Next week, the Missouri Supreme Court will hear a legal challenge to Paul McKee's massive plan to remake north St. Louis.
But Mayor Francis Slay is confident development will happen even if the high court rejects the incentives.
A St. Louis judge ruled in 2010 that the legislation approving nearly 400 million dollars in tax incentives for the Northside Regeneration Initiative did not contain enough specific projects.
An appeals court in June agreed, but punted to the Supreme Court because of the interest in the topic.
What better time than just after Halloween for the Board of Aldermen to raise a bill from the dead.
A measure that would combine the Bottle District north of the Edward Jones Dome with Paul McKee's larger plan to redevelop north St. Louis ran aground on a procedural motion at City Hall today.
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