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Legislation #: 110976 Introduction Date: 12/15/2011
Type: Resolution Effective Date: 1/15/2012
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS REED, CURLS AND WAGNER
Title: Approving the Truman Plaza Area Plan as a guide for the future development, redevelopment and public investment within the area bounded generally by the Union Pacific Railroad Tracks on the north, Interstate 35, The Paseo and Woodland Avenue on the west, Interstate 70 on the south, and the Big Blue River, BNSF Railroad Tracks, and Belmont Avenue on the east; amending the Independence Avenue Corridor Plan, Truman Road Corridor Redevelopment Study, Blue Valley Industrial Plan by deleting the portion of these plans covered by the Truman Plaza Area Plan; and repealing and replacing the St. John Corridor Infrastructure and Land Use Plan, Garfield-Independence Plaza Area Plan, East 23rd Street Area Plan, and the Budd Park Area Plan. (693-S, 427-S-1, Ord. 001549, 517-S-2, 221-S-6, 622-S-1, 201-S-11, 216-S-5, 207-S-6)

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
12/13/2011 Filed by the Clerk's office
12/15/2011 Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
1/4/2012 Immediate Adoption
1/5/2012 Adopted

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Truman Plaza Area Plan Resolution.docx Request for Ordinance 16K Truman Plaza Area Plan Resolution

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RESOLUTION NO. 110976

 

Approving the Truman Plaza Area Plan as a guide for the future development, redevelopment and public investment within the area bounded generally by the Union Pacific Railroad Tracks on the north, Interstate 35, The Paseo and Woodland Avenue on the west, Interstate 70 on the south, and the Big Blue River, BNSF Railroad Tracks, and Belmont Avenue on the east; amending the Independence Avenue Corridor Plan, Truman Road Corridor Redevelopment Study, Blue Valley Industrial Plan by deleting the portion of these plans covered by the Truman Plaza Area Plan; and repealing and replacing the St. John Corridor Infrastructure and Land Use Plan, Garfield-Independence Plaza Area Plan, East 23rd Street Area Plan, and the Budd Park Area Plan. (693-S, 427-S-1, Ord. 001549, 517-S-2, 221-S-6, 622-S-1, 201-S-11, 216-S-5, 207-S-6)

 

WHEREAS, on April, 15, 1993, the City Council by Resolution No. 930026 approved the Independence Avenue Corridor Plan as a guide for the future development and redevelopment of the area generally located along the Independence Avenue Corridor from The Paseo to Interstate 435; and

WHEREAS, on November 11, 2000, the City Council by Resolution No. 001549 recognized the completion of the Truman Road Corridor Redevelopment Study; stating the City’s interest in working with the neighborhoods and businesses towards achieving the goals stated in the Study; and directing the City manager to consider the recommendations of the Study at such time as amendments to area plans are made within the Corridor; and

WHEREAS, on April, 27, 2000, the City Council by Resolution No. 000443 approved the Blue Valley Neighborhood Plan as a guide for the future development and redevelopment of that area generally bounded by 12th Street on the north, Interstate 435 on the east, U.S. highway 40 on the south and Van Brunt Boulevard on the west; and

WHEREAS, the City Council amended said Blue Valley Neighborhood Plan by Resolution No. 110159 on April 21, 2011; and

WHEREAS, on January, 12, 1978, the City Council by Resolution No. 48603 approved the Blue Valley Industrial Area Plan as a guide for future development and redevelopment of that area generally bounded by Kansas City Terminal Railway on the north, Interstate 70 on the south, Independence city limits on the east and Topping Avenue on the west; and

WHEREAS, the City Council amended said Blue Valley Industrial Area Plan by Resolution No. 930262 on April, 15, 1993; and the City Council further amended said plan by Resolution No. 980945 on August, 27, 1998; and the City Council further amended said plan by Resolution No. 081172 on December, 12, 2008; and

WHEREAS, on March, 31, 2005, the City Council by Resolution No. 050298 approved the St. John Corridor Infrastructure and Land Use Plan as a guide for the future development and redevelopment of that area generally bounded by Gladstone Boulevard on the west, Belmont Boulevard on the east, Windsor and Scarritt Avenues on the north, and Morrell and Anderson Avenues on the south; and

WHEREAS, on January, 28, 1977, the City Council by Resolution No. 46636 approved the Garfield-Independence Plaza Area Plan as a guide for future development and redevelopment of that area generally bounded by the Missouri Pacific Railroad Tracks, Interstate 35, Interstate 70, and Prospect Avenue; and

WHEREAS, the City Council amended said Garfield-Independence Plaza Area Plan by Resolution No. 930263 on April, 15, 1993; and the City Council further amended said plan by Resolution No. 981092 on September, 24, 1998; and the City Council further amended said plan by Resolution No. 990382 on April 15, 1999; and the City Council further amended said plan by Resolution No. 991463 on December 16, 1999; and the City Council further amended said plan by Resolution No. 020273 on April 4, 2005; and the City Council further amended said plan by Resolution No. 060096 on February 23, 2006; and the City Council further amended said plan by Resolution No. 090242 on April 23, 2009; and the City Council further amended said plan by Resolution No. 100049 on March 11, 2010; and

WHEREAS, on April, 22, 1977, the City Council by Resolution No. 47650 approved the East 23rd Street Area Plan as a guide for future development and redevelopment of that area generally bounded by the Kansas City Terminal Railway on the north, Topping Avenue on the east and Interstate 70 on the south and west; and

WHEREAS, the City Council amended said East 23rd Street Area Plan by Resolution No. 54866 on March 25, 1983; and the City Council amended said plan by Resolution No. 000633 on June 1, 2000; and the City Council amended said plan by Resolution No. 041089 on October 28, 2004; and

WHEREAS, on January, 21, 1977, the City Council by Resolution No. 47335 adopted the Budd Park Area Plan as a guide for future development and redevelopment of that area generally bounded on the north by the Missouri-Pacific Railroad Tracks, Kansas City Terminal Railway on the south, Belmont Boulevard on the east and Prospect Avenue, south of Independence Avenue, and Chestnut Trafficway, north of Independence Avenue on the west; and

WHEREAS, the City Council amended said Budd Park Area Plan by Resolution No. 930264 on April 15, 1993; and the City Council further amended said plan by Resolution No. 930300 on May 13, 1993; and the City Council further amended said plan by Resolution No. 010593 on May 31, 2001; and the City Council further amended said plan by Resolution No. 010863 on June 28, 2001; and the City Council further amended said plan by Resolution No. 050297 on March 31, 2005; and

WHEREAS, the City has determined that all or part of these plans should be combined into the Truman Plaza Area Plan; and

WHEREAS, legal notice for the public hearing before the City Plan Commission was published on Monday November 21, 2011, in conformity with State and local laws; and

 

WHEREAS, after all interested persons were given an opportunity to present testimony, the City Plan Commission did on December 6, 2011, recommend approval of the proposed repeals and amendments of existing plans and approval of the Truman Plaza Area Plan; and

 

WHEREAS, the policies within the Truman Plaza Area Plan, which will serve as the plan of record for this area, are consistent with the policies of the FOCUS Kansas City Plan; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section A. That the Truman Plaza Area Plan is hereby adopted as a guide for the future development and redevelopment and public investment for that area generally bounded by the Union Pacific Railroad Tracks on the north; Interstate 35, The Paseo and Woodland Avenue on the west; Interstate 70 on the south; and the Big Blue River, BNSF Railroad Tracks, and Belmont Avenue on the east.

 

Section B. That the St. John Corridor Infrastructure and Land Use Plan, Garfield-Independence Plaza Area Plan, East 23rd Street Plan and the Budd Park Area Plan are hereby repealed and replaced with the Truman Plaza Area Plan.

 

Section C. That the Independence Avenue Corridor Plan, Truman Road Corridor Redevelopment Study, Blue Valley Neighborhood Plan and Blue Valley Industrial Area Plan are hereby amended by deleting the portion of these plans that are covered by the Truman Plaza Area Plan.

 

Section D. That the Truman Plaza Area Plan is consistent and complies with the FOCUS Kansas City Plan, adopted on October 30, 1997, by Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 971268, and is adopted as a supplement to the FOCUS Kansas City Plan.

 

Section E. That the Council finds and declares that before taking any action on the proposed plan, all public notices have been given and hearings have been held as required by law.

 

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