Board Meeting Highlights

  • What Happened at the Board of Education Meeting Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. What follows are highlights, not minutes, of the meeting.

    Bristol parking lot license agreement. The board approved a license agreement with OWD II LLC, which owns Olive & Oak’s new site at 216 W. Lockwood. The agreement, which calls for valet parking only, will provide approximately 40 spaces near the Gore Avenue entrance. The license fee is $300 a day. It does not exclude the district or other businesses or groups from using the parking lot, which will be available Thursday through Sunday after school hours.

    Board goals. Board President David Addison said that he’s received comments from board members on a draft of goals for this year. Kita Quinn will incorporate the suggestions and bring another draft back to the board.

    Update on TIF Commission. Pam Frazier, chief finance/operating officer, gave the board an overview of the commission’s process. The group, which has had two meetings so far on the Douglass Hill – Old Webster redevelopment project, will hold a public hearing Oct. 27 and make a recommendation to the city of Webster Groves Nov. 10. She said that the district is discussing financial implications with the city with a goal of coming up with an equitable financial plan for both Webster and the district.