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Paul McKee

Feb 22, 2011

Corrected: Bank claims McKee owes millions

The bank behind $4.36 million worth of loans for Spa WingHaven in O’Fallon is calling the notes due and claiming developer Paul McKee is on the hook for 44 percent.

Jul 27, 2010

McKee wants a new trial over NorthSide

A developer seeking to revamp a large swath of north St. Louis wants a new trial.

Jul 2, 2010

NorthSide redevelopment plan struck down

A St. Louis judge struck down developer Paul McKee’s deal with the city of St. Louis to redevelop the North Side.

Dec 17, 2009

ACLU files free-speech lawsuit over leaflet ban

A group of residents opposed to a planned development in north St. Louis have taken their case to federal court, with a twist. Litigation is already under way in two different state-level courts challenging both the method by which city officials approved tax-backed financing for the project and state tax credits the developer could receive. […]

Dec 16, 2009

Judge allows NorthSide to proceed – for now

A judge has denied for the moment opponents’ attempts to halt progress on a massive development project in north St. Louis. St. Louis Circuit Judge Robert Dierker indicated the plaintiffs have raised some questions that need to be addressed, but they didn’t rise to the level to warrant an injunction on the front end. Dierker […]

Oct 29, 2009

NorthSide critics back in court today

Critics of a developer’s plans to revamp a large swath of north St. Louis are due back in court this afternoon. Attorney D.B. Amon filed suit earlier this month against the St. Louis Tax Increment Financing Commission. Amon is trying to halt progress on city officials’ approval of taxpayer help for Paul McKee’s NorthSide redevelopment, […]

Oct 23, 2009

$8 billion man may pull off the impossible

I had the opportunity to chat with developer Paul McKee for a few minutes during Community Living’s recent Legacy Ball fundraising dinner at The Columns Banquet & Conference Center. While McKee’s McEagle Properties is headquartered in O’Fallon, this newspaper hasn’t reported on his grand, $8 billion plan to redevelop some 1,500 acres in St. Louis […]

Oct 8, 2009

NorthSide TRO rejected

Attorney D.B. Amon, pictured here speaking at a community forum on eminent domain abuse on Aug. 20, recently filed suit seeking a temporary restraining order to prevent the St. Louis City Board of Aldermen from considering approval of the NorthSide redevelopment project in St. Louis.

At a hearing on Thursday, Judge Robert Dierker told attorneys he didn’t see any immediate harm making a restra[...]

Oct 8, 2009

Judge rejects effort to derail McKee’s NorthSide project

A judge today rejected a lawyer’s attempt to halt progress on the NorthSide redevelopment project in St. Louis. Attorney D.B. Amon filed suit seeking a temporary restraining order to prevent the St. Louis City Board of Aldermen from considering the project. The city’s Tax Increment Financing Commission signed off on the $8 billion proposal last […]

Aug 21, 2009

Neighbors look to fight possible condemnations for development

Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court expanded local governments' use of eminent domain in the 2005 decision Kelo v. City of New London, many states have sought to limit potential abuses. Missouri was one of them. But some residents of North St. Louis believe the reforms didn't go far enough.

Jun 12, 2009

County won’t regulate produce vendors at farmers’ markets

Produce vendors at farmers’ markets in St. Charles County can breathe easy. The food police won’t start regulating their operations. Some vendors at the St. Charles Lions Club Farmers’ Market apparently were caught off guard a week ago last Saturday when an inspector from the county Department of Community Health and the Environment appeared and […]

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