City Council to Discuss Loop Trolley, Development with Olivette

The University City city council will look at extending a joint redevelopment plan with the City of Olivette for eight months.

The University City City Council is slated to meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, in the fifth floor chamber of .

Items on the agenda include:


  • Robert Kuhlman, Jr. is nominated to be appointed to the Economic
  • Redevelopment Retail Sales Tax Board by Mayor Welsch. 
  • Margaret McClelland nominated for appointment to the Human Relations
  • Commission by Ms. Carr. 
  • Kathy McGinnis, Matthew Nosko and Jackie Womack nominated for
  • reappointment to the Commission on Human Relations by Ms. Carr. 
  • Jack Breier is nominated for reappointment to the Urban Forestry Commission by Mr. Kraft.

Swearing In

  • Charles Marentette to the Board of Adjustment

Public Hearings

  • Ordinance to extend Division 34-41 “JDO” Joint Development Zoning Overlay for a period of 8 months.

City Manager's Report

  • Introduction of Sonja Vauters who will assist the City Clerk
  • Superintendent of Joylynn Pruitt will provide an update on the schools. 
  • Youth Employment Program (YEP) update
  • Asphalt rejuvenation and restorative seal project recommended to be awarded to Corrective Asphalt Materials for $56,740
  • Sidewalk and Curb Ramp design recommended giving City Manager authority to sign contract with the consultant, Engineering Design Source, Inc. 
  • Annual tire bid be split between MFR Tire and Firestone in the amounts of $18,681 and $13,320. 
  • Picnic: Liquor License for Edg-Clif Winery 
  • Liquor License for Tokyo Seafood Buffett 
  • Loop Trolley 
  • New Firehouse General Contractor 
  • Marketing and Public Communication Services 

Council Reports/Businss

  • Council Rules and Regulations #38 requested by Ms. Carr and Mr. Kraft 
  • Fiscal Year 2012 preliminary year end numbers, surplus of $2 million

Unfinished Business

  • Bill 9161 — An ordinance amending various sections of Chapter 10, Vehicles and Traffic, to revise various traffic regulations as provided herein

New Business

  • Resolution 2012-9 — A resolution for the authorization of the preparation of the Final Development Plan known as “ – Loop Retail and Student Apartment Development.” for the proposal for a map amendment
  • Resolution 2012–10 — A resolution of the City Council of the City of University City, Missouri, declaring 8390 Delmar Blvd. a blighted area, approving a redevelopment plan for the area and authorizing the use of eminent domain for the acquisition of property.
  • Bill 9162 — An ordinance to extend the temporary overlay zoning district titled as Division 34-41 “JDO” Joint Development Zoning Overlay of Chapter 34 of the Municipal Code of the City of University City, relating to zoning, containing a savings clause and providing a penalty
  • Bill 9163 — An ordinance amending Chapter 34 of the Municipal Code of the City of University City, Missouri, relating to zoning districts thereof a new official zoning map, thereby amending said map so as to change the classification of property at 6255 and 6263 Delmar Boulevard from “CC”-Core Commercial District to “PD-M” Planned Development-Mixed Use District; and 6322 Enright Avenue, 701 and 707 Eastgate Avenue, and 700 Limit Avenue from “HR”-High Density Residential District to “PD-M” Planned Development-Mixed Use District; and establishing permitted land uses and developments therein; containing a savings clause and providing a penalty.

The meeting is open to the public.


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