UrbanStreet Group is putting together a mixed-use plan, with retail, restaurants, a movie theater, apartment buildings and parks.
Former Mayor Jeff Schlink called it a premature move.
“You’re wanting TIF money from us right now, based on an evolving plan? Would you sign a black mortgage? Because I’m pretty sure you wouldn’t.”
Resident Paula Balew says plans have been kept secret, and residents are concerned.
County health department says all swimmers should take a shower immediately before entering a public pool
The city was working with Centrum and Mayor Jeff Schlink says the council’s decision makes things a little “tricky” because Centrum is a partial owner of the mall property.
“Centrum told me that if they were not on the agenda this evening, and they’re not, that they were done,” Crestwood Mayor Jeff Schlink told the crowd.
Crestwood recently passed a law requiring the owner of any structure that housed a meth lab to thoroughly clean it before it can be sold or rented.
Aldermen felt uncomfortable approving millions in aid without the developer having a single tenant signed.
Developers have a $120 million plan to revitalize Northwest Plaza, which fell into foreclosure and is now nearly vacant.