Special Counsel for Municipality in Property Acquisition
Special counsel for the City in connection with property acquisitions for a project including flood mitigation and Chapter 353 redevelopment efforts.
Acquisition of Transmission Line Easements for Energy Client
Assisted client in securing transmission line easements by negotiation and condemnation.
Approval of Special Tax District
Secured tentative approval for a special tax district for redevelopment project being developed by client company. The district would levy a 1 percent sales tax on goods sold in the 22-acre district. It would expire at the end of 2043 or once it reached a limit of $4.5 million.
$43 Million Bond Issue for Municipality
Represented a municipality in the issuance of more than $43 million in bonds to fund the redevelopment of a former shopping center site. Because of possible changes in the tax code, it was necessary to structure the transaction twice in order to anticipate all possible contingencies and minimize the tax obligation for the municipality’s developer.
Counsel for Utility for Multimillion-Dollar Electrical Transmission Line
Litigation to acquire easement rights for a multimillion-dollar electrical transmission line to improve the reliability of the electric system and to provide access to renewable sources of energy.
Local Counsel in Facility Zoning Matter
Served as local counsel for online retailer on its first Missouri distribution facility. Representation included zoning issues relating to parking and traffic requirements for the facility, consisting of a 348,480-square-foot a sorting center and 100,000 square feet in another building for a delivery station.