St. Louis City Ordinance 69080
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BOARD BILL NO.  228
INTRODUCED BY ALDERMAN KACIE STARR TRIPLETT
An Ordinance Authorizing The Execution Of A Transportation Project Agreement Between The City And The 2118 Chouteau Transportation Development District; Prescribing The Form And Details Of Said Agreement; Making Certain Findings With Respect Thereto; Authorizing Other Related Actions In Connection With The Transportation Project; And Containing A Severability Clause.
WHEREAS, the City of St. Louis, Missouri (the "City"), is a body corporate and a political subdivision of the State of Missouri, duly created, organized and existing under and by virtue of its charter, the Constitution and laws of the State of Missouri; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to sections 238.200 to 238.280, RSMo, as amended (the "TDD Act"), the owner(s) of certain real property (the "Property") described in that certain Transportation Project Agreement (the "Agreement"), attached hereto as Exhibit A and incorporated herein by reference, intend to form a Transportation Development District to be known as the 2118 Chouteau Transportation Development District, or by such other name as may be designated by a petition (the "Petition") of such owner(s) to form such district (the "TDD"); and
WHEREAS, the TDD intends to undertake that certain "Transportation Project" as described and defined in the Agreement, which Transportation Project will provide a benefit to the City by increasing the available supply of parking and public access to the Property; and
WHEREAS, the City constitutes the "local transportation authority" pursuant to section 238.202.1(4) of the TDD Act for the purposes of the Transportation Project, and as no portion of the proposed Transportation Project has been or is intended to be merged into the State highways and transportation system under the jurisdiction of the Missouri Highway Transportation Commission, approval of the Transportation Project is vested exclusively with the City pursuant to section 238.225.3 of the TDD Act; and
WHEREAS, section 238.225.1 of the TDD Act provides that prior to construction or funding of a proposed project, such project shall be submitted to the local transportation authority for its prior approval, subject to any required revisions of such project, and the district and local transportation authority in question entering into a mutually satisfactory agreement regarding the development and future maintenance of the Transportation Project; and
WHEREAS, the City hereby desires and intends to approve the Transportation Project, subject to the TDD and the City entering into a mutually satisfactory agreement regarding the development and future maintenance of the Transportation Project; and
WHEREAS, the City intends to enter into the Agreement, in the form attached hereto as Exhibit A and incorporated herein by reference, with the TDD, as a mutually satisfactory agreement regarding the development and future maintenance of the Transportation Project; and
WHEREAS, section 238.275 of the TDD Act provides that, within six months after development and initial maintenance costs of a project have been paid, the district shall transfer control and ownership of the project in question to the local transportation authority pursuant to contract; and
WHEREAS, the TDD intends to transfer and the City intends to accept such control and ownership pursuant to and on the terms set forth in the Agreement; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Aldermen hereby determines that the terms of the Agreement attached as Exhibit A hereto and incorporated herein by reference are acceptable and that the execution, delivery and performance by the City and the TDD of their respective obligations are in the best interests of the City and the health, safety, morals and welfare of its residents.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF ST. LOUIS AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION ONE. The Board of Aldermen hereby approves the Transportation Project as submitted to the City.
SECTION TWO. The Board of Aldermen further finds and determines that it is necessary and desirable to enter into the Agreement with the TDD (upon its formation) in order to implement the Transportation Project.
SECTION THREE. The Board of Aldermen finds and determines that the Transportation Project is necessary and desirable in order to increase public access to the parcels described in the Petition and the supply of available parking in the City.
SECTION FOUR. The Board of Aldermen hereby approves, and the Mayor and Comptroller of the City are hereby authorized and directed to execute, on behalf of the City, the Agreement by and between the City and the TDD in similar form to that attached hereto as Exhibit A, and the City Register is hereby authorized and directed to attest to the Agreement and to affix the seal of the City thereto. The Agreement shall be in substantially the form attached, with such changes therein as shall be approved by said Mayor and Comptroller executing the same and as may be consistent with the intent of this Ordinance and necessary and appropriate in order to carry out the matters herein authorized.
SECTION FIVE. The Mayor and Comptroller of the City or his or her designated representatives are hereby authorized and directed to take any and all actions to execute and deliver for and on behalf of the City any and all additional certificates, documents, agreements or other instruments as may be necessary and appropriate in order to carry out the matters herein authorized, with no such further action of the Board of Aldermen necessary to authorize such action by the Mayor or Comptroller or his or her designated representatives.
SECTION SIX. The Mayor and Comptroller or his or her designated representatives, with the advice and concurrence of the City Counselor and after approval by the Board of Estimate and Apportionment, are hereby further authorized and directed to make any changes to the documents, agreements and instruments approved and authorized by this Ordinance as may be consistent with the intent of this Ordinance and necessary and appropriate in order to carry out the matters herein authorized, with no such further action of the Board of Aldermen necessary to authorize such changes by the Mayor or Comptroller or his or her designated representatives.
SECTION SEVEN. It is hereby declared to be the intention of the Board of Aldermen that each and every part, section and subsection of this Ordinance shall be separate and severable from each and every other part, section and subsection hereof and that the Board of Aldermen intends to adopt each said part, section and subsection separately and independently of any other part, section and subsection. In the event that any part, section or subsection of this Ordinance shall be determined to be or to have been unlawful or unconstitutional, the remaining parts, sections and subsections shall be and remain in full force and effect, unless the court making such finding shall determine that the valid portions standing alone are incomplete and are incapable of being executed in accord with the legislative intent.
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