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Legislation #: 041046 Introduction Date: 9/16/2004
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving the Manchester Business Center General Development Plan for an area of approximately 22.5 acres generally located at the northwest corner of 23rd Street and Manchester Avenue, declaring the area included in such plan to be a blighted area, insanitary or undeveloped industrial area and its redevelopment necessary and approving the ad valorem tax benefits. (615-S)

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
9/16/2004

Prepare to Introduce

9/16/2004

Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

10/6/2004

Hold On Agenda

10/27/2004 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
10/28/2004 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 041046

 

Approving the Manchester Business Center General Development Plan for an area of approximately 22.5 acres generally located at the northwest corner of 23rd Street and Manchester Avenue, declaring the area included in such plan to be a blighted area, insanitary or undeveloped industrial area and its redevelopment necessary and approving the ad valorem tax benefits. (615-S)

 

WHEREAS, the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri did prepare or cause to be prepared the Manchester Business Center General Development Plan and recommended that the Council approve the finding of blight and approve the General Development Plan for the area; and

WHEREAS, the City Plan Commission has reviewed and recommended approval of the finding of blight and of the Manchester Business Center General Development Plan on August 17, 2004, as evidenced by its resolution and has found said plan to be in conformance with the general plan for the development of the community as a whole, a copy of which resolution is attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference as Exhibit "A"; and

 

WHEREAS, Section 100.400, RSMo, authorizes the Council to approve a general development plan and a designation of blight if the Council finds that the plan is feasible and in conformity with the general plan for the development of the community as a whole; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council has determined that ad valorem tax exemption benefits as authorized in Section 100.570, RSMo, are necessary to attract developers in the area; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the Council declares the area of approximately 22.5 acres generally located at the northwest corner of 23rd Street and Manchester Avenue, and more specifically described as follows:

Tax Parcel No. 27-420-08-01-0-00-000:

 

Part of the Northwest 1/4 of Section 7, Township 49, Range 32, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, being more particularly described as follows: Commencing at the Southeast corner of said 1/4 section; thence North 86 Degrees 43 Minutes 39 Seconds West along the South line of said section, a distance of 1859.74 feet; thence deflecting 90 Degrees 00 Minutes 00 Seconds right, a distance of 456.06 feet to the point of intersection of the Easterly Right-of-Way line of the Union Pacific Railroad; as now established and the Westerly Right-of-Way line of Kansas City Southern Railroad, as now established said point also being the point of beginning of the tract of land to be herein described; thence North 11 Degrees 44 Minutes 59 Seconds West along said Easterly Right-of-Way line and the Northerly


prolongation thereof, a distance of 1370 feet, more or less, to the centerline of the Big Blue River Channel; thence Northeasterly along the meandering of the centerline of the Big Blue River, to a point on the Northerly prolongation of the Westerly Right-of-Way line of the Kansas City Southern Railroad, as now established; thence South 2 Degrees 04 Minutes 14 Seconds West along said Westerly Right-of-Way line and its Northerly prolongation, a distance of 750 feet, more or less; thence continuing along said Westerly Right-of-Way line and a curve to the left tangent to the last described course, having a radius of 2904.43 feet and a central angle of 13 Degrees 49 Minutes 13 Seconds, an arc distance of 700.58 feet to the point of beginning.

 

Tax Parcel No. 27-420-09-01-0-00-000:

 

Part of the Northwest 1/4 of Section 7, Township 49, Range 32, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, being more particularly described as follows: Commencing at the Southeast corner of said 1/4 Section; thence North 86 Degrees 43 Minutes 39 Seconds West along the South line of said Section, a distance of 1398.59 feet; thence deflecting 90 Degrees 00 Minutes 00 Seconds right from the last described course, a distance of 114.97 feet to the point of intersection of the North Right-of-Way line of 23rd Street, as now established and the West Right-of-Way line of Manchester Avenue, as now established said point also being the point of beginning of the tract of land to be herein described; thence North 86 Degrees 41 Minutes 15 Seconds West along said North Right-of-Way line of 23rd Street a distance of 301.34 feet to a point on the Easterly Right-of-Way line of the Kansas City Southern Railroad, as now established; thence North 11 Degrees 44 Minutes 59 Seconds West along said Easterly Right-of-Way line, a distance of 370.65 feet; thence continuing along said Easterly Right-of-Way line and a curve to the right tangent to the last described course having a radius of 2838.43 feet and a central angle of 13 Degrees 49 Minutes 13 Seconds, an arc distance of 684.66 feet; thence North 2 Degrees 04 Minutes 14 Seconds East continuing along said Easterly Right-of-Way line and the Northerly prolongation thereof, a distance of 750 feet, more or less, to a point in the centerline of the Big Blue River; thence Northeasterly along the meandering of the centerline of the Big Blue River, to a point on the Northerly prolongation of the West Right-of-Way line of Manchester Avenue, as now established; thence South 2 Degrees 04 Minutes 14 Seconds West along said West Right-of-Way line and its Northerly prolongation of the centerline of the Big Blue River, a distance of 1800 feet, more or less, to the point of beginning.

 

to be a blighted, insanitary or undeveloped industrial area in need of industrial development as defined in Section 100.310, RSMo, which constitutes an economic or social liability or a serious and growing menace, which is injurious to the public health, safety, morals, economy and welfare of the residents of Kansas City, and finds that the elimination or prevention of the detrimental conditions in such area by the commercial development of such area is necessary and in the interest of the public health, safety, morals, economy and welfare of such residents.

 

Section 2. That the Manchester Business Center General Development Plan being that area of approximately 22.5 acres generally located at the northwest corner of 23rd Street and Manchester Avenue, is hereby approved. A copy of said plan which is attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference as Document No. 041046, and is on file in the office of the City Clerk, is hereby approved.

Section 3. That the Council has duly made the findings necessary for compliance with Section 100.300-100.620, RSMo.

Section 4. That said General Development Plan is hereby found to be feasible and in conformance with the general plan for the development of the community as a whole.

Section 5. That the ad valorem tax exemption benefits as authorized in Section 100.570, RSMo, are hereby extended to the plan area to the extent and in the manner as provided for in said General Development Plan.

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I hereby certify that as required by Chapter 100, RSMo, as amended, all public notices have been given and public hearings held, as required by law.

 

 

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Secretary, City Plan Commission

 

Approved as to form and legality:

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Heather A. Brown

Assistant City Attorney