Economic Development Retail Sales Tax Board

The Economic Development Retail Sales Tax Board

Now Accepting Applications for EDRST Funding!  For more information, CLICK HERE.  Applications due January 10th at 5:00 p.m. 

Now Accepting Applications for the Façade Improvement Program!  For more information, CLICK HEREApplications due January 16th at 5:00 p.m. 

In August 2006, a one-quarter (1/4) percent sales tax on retail sales to be used for economic development purposes. The use of the tax is prescribed by Section 2.41.050 of the Municipal Code, and generally includes marketing, land acquisition, infrastructure, training programs, and more.

The Economic Development Retail Sales Tax Board (EDRSTB) is advisory to City Council on plans, projects and other matters relating to the use of the sales tax.

For more information about the Economic Development Retails Sales Tax Board, please contact Brooke A. Smith, Deputy City Manager/Dir. of Economic Development at 314-505-8536 or

Meeting Frequency: First Thursday, Quarterly

Council Liaison: Mayor Terry Crow

 Staff Liaison: Brooke Smith