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Legislation #: 120363 Introduction Date: 4/12/2012
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 5/20/2012
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER FORD
Title: Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Kansas City, Missouri, and Platte County, Missouri, for the planning, development, and management of Platte Purchase Park and Tiffany Hills Park; and approving the Memorandum of Understanding in substantial form.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
4/12/2012 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/12/2012 Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
4/18/2012 Hold On Agenda (5/2/2012)
5/2/2012 Hold On Agenda (5/9/2012)
5/9/2012 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
5/10/2012 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 120363

 

Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Kansas City, Missouri, and Platte County, Missouri, for the planning, development, and management of Platte Purchase Park and Tiffany Hills Park; and approving the Memorandum of Understanding in substantial form.

 

WHEREAS, Platte County owns approximately 80 acres of property designated as parkland and Kansas City owns approximately 60 acres of property designated as parkland and currently referred to as “Platte Purchase Park”, located at the northwest corner of N.W. 100th Street and Platte Purchase Drive, Platte County; and

 

WHERAS, Kansas City owns approximately 71.9 acres of property designated as parkland and currently referred to as at “Tiffany Hills Park” located at N. Congress Avenue and Tiffany Springs Road; and

 

WHEREAS, Platte County and Kansas City, through the implementation of their respective master plans, consider it important for the two parks master planned to be sustainably developed, maintained, operated and open to the public for recreational opportunities; and

 

WHEREAS, Platte County and Kansas City consider it important to develop partnerships to maximize resources to provide sustainable park and recreation opportunities and to execute a Memorandum of Understanding that memorializes each parties’ intent, subject to identification of funding; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That, on behalf of Kansas City, the City Manager is hereby authorized to enter into and execute a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding by and between the City of Kansas City, Missouri, and Platte County, Missouri for the planning, development, and management of Platte Purchase Park and Tiffany Hills Park.

 

Section 2. That the Memorandum of Understanding is approved in a form substantially similar to that on file with the Parks and Recreation Department.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Cecilia Abbott

Assistant City Attorney