Before the South Avenue Gateway PILOT agreement was rejected by the City Council at last night’s special meeting, Director of Economic Development Carlos Sanchez addressed concerns about the proposed ordinance before comments by Mayor Adrian Mapp and members of the governing body. The ordinance authorizing the thirty year PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) would have required four votes to pass, but failed 2-3 with Councilors Brown and Taylor absent. Bernice Paglia covered the meeting on Plaintalker II.
Both the discussion and the vote are shown in the video below. As usual, I apologize for any shakiness.