Problem properties, liquor licensing, unhoused populations, cruising/general traffic lawlessness, and surface parking lots are issues that contribute to general disorder in cities like St. Louis. Citizens for a Greater Downtown St. Louis has proposed some solutions to these issues in their Five-Point Safety Proposal. Les Sterman from Citizens, details what is in the proposal and comments on the Citizens' draft city ordinances for short-term rentals and surface parking lots.
[03:15] Citizens for a Greater Downtown St. Louis-Les Sterman
[06:49] 1. Problem properties
[13:22] 2. Liquor licensing
[24:04] Les Sterman's background
[27:08] 3. Unhoused populations
[30:10] 4. Cruising and general traffic lawlessness
[34:21] 5. Surface parking lots
[38:01] Solutions for all of the city as well as downtown
[39:09] Why all of these and not just one or two?
[40:13] Impact on tourism and conventions
[41:54] Response from city government
[43:43] What will it take to implement these?
[44:55] Downtown St. Louis has many wonderful things that get ignored and why living downtown has unique benefits.
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