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Sunset Hills approves legislation allowing for tax abatements, aimed at hotel project

Sunset Hills approves legislation allowing for tax abatements, aimed at hotel project

Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2020

The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen passed a contentious bill at its March 10 meeting that, through state statute, will allow the city to declare properties “blighted” and grant tax abatements to redevelop them. The bill passed 5-2, with Ward 2 Aldermen Steve Bersche and Casey Wong, Ward 3 Aldermen...

Hoffman is challenging Gregory for Legislature in 2020 rematch

Hoffman is challenging Gregory for Legislature in 2020 rematch

February 11, 2020

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Missouri state Rep. David Gregory, R-Sunset Hills, will again have competition for his legislative seat in 2020, with Democrat Erica Hoffman mounting another challenge in the 96th District. Hoffman formally kicked off her campaign for...

Sunset Hills hotel now is asking for tax incentives

Sunset Hills hotel now is asking for tax incentives

February 10, 2020

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Sunset Hills will be getting its first new hotel in over a decade as construction on the new 5-story $7.4 million Comfort Suites hotel — the former Days Inn at 3654 S. Lindbergh Blvd. — is slated to finish in October. But the new ...

Going bald for a good cause

Going bald for a good cause

March 15, 2019

Helen Fitzgerald’s Irish Grill and Pub in Sunset Hills hosted St. Baldrick’s, its annual head-shaving event to raise funds and awareness for childhood cancer research. The head-shaving event benefits the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants. Part...

New hotel could lead to higher height limit in Sunset Hills

New hotel could lead to higher height limit in Sunset Hills

March 22, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Sunset Hills is set to get its first new hotel in more than a decade after the Board of Aldermen passed a plan that has been in the works for years. Aldermen stood by their earlier advice to current Days Inn owner HR Sheevam and voted 7-1 to app...

Sunset Hills officials outline concerns on hotel proposed for Days Inn site

January 2, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Sunset Hills elected officials have been more outspoken lately about why they might reject a new hotel at the site of the current Days Inn, noting that whatever is built there will last for decades and they want to get it right. At the request...

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