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Legislation #: 120556 Introduction Date: 6/14/2012
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER REED
Title: Declaring certain real property surplus to the City’s needs; authorizing the Director of the General Services Department to convey these certain parcels to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority and authorizing the execution of related documents.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
6/14/2012 Filed by the Clerk's office
6/14/2012 Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee
6/20/2012 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
6/21/2012 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 120556

 

Declaring certain real property surplus to the City’s needs; authorizing the Director of the General Services Department to convey these certain parcels to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority and authorizing the execution of related documents.

 

WHEREAS, all City departments have been notified that the parcels of real property set out below were considered to be in excess of the needs of the City and no interest has been expressed by any City department in retaining the land for public use after solicitation of such interest; and

WHEREAS, the parcels of real property set out below, when assembled with other parcels of real property currently titled in the name of the Housing and Economic Development Financial Corporation, will enable the substantial rehabilitation of two historic colonnade six-plex unit structures and the new construction of three six-plex unit structures generally located at 27th Street and Tracy Avenue into thirty (30) multi-family rental units to be leased to twenty six (26) low and moderate income households and four (4) households paying market rate rents within the Beacon Hill project; and

 

WHEREAS, this project is commonly referred to as the Colonnades project; and

 

WHEREAS, on April 28, 2011, the City Council passed Second Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 110300, authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, the Economic Development Corporation Charitable Fund and the EDC Loan Corporation for the management of assets to be transferred from the Housing and Economic Development Financial Corporation, in part, for the continued development of the Beacon Hill project; and

 

WHEREAS, either the City will file a motion, or the Receiver will file a Recommendation, in the lawsuit styled City of Kansas City, Missouri v. Housing and Economic Development Financial Corporation, Case No. 05-00368-CV-W-GAF in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri asking the Court to authorize the Receiver to convey to a developer upon closing the other parcels of real property needed for the Colonnades project which are currently titled in the name of the Housing and Economic Development Financial Corporation; and

 

WHEREAS, the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri is a public body corporate and politic duly organized and existing pursuant to Section 99.330, RSMo having among its powers the redevelopment of blighted areas and the power of eminent domain; and

 

WHEREAS, the parcels of real property set out below are situated within the Hospital Hill II Urban Renewal Area within which the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri has the power of eminent domain; and

 

WHEREAS; Section 99.580, RSMo. (Supp 2011) of the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority Law provides, in pertinent part, that:

 

For the purpose of aiding and cooperating in the planning, undertaking

or carrying out of a land clearance project within the area in which it is

authorized to act, any public body may, upon such terms, with

reasonable consideration, as it may determine: (1) Dedicate, sell, convey

or lease any of its interest in any property, or grant easements, licenses

or any other rights or privileges therein to an authority.

 

and the City is such a “public body”; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Council finds and determines that the following parcels of real property owned by the City of Kansas City are no longer needed for public use:

 

Street address Parcel No. Legal Description

 

2639 Tracy 29-630-31-15 Porter Park – West 45 feet of South 11 feet of Lot 9 and West 45 feet of North 33 feet of Lot 10, Block 5 (also known as North 44 feet of Tract A on certified survey S-1, page 209)

 

1300 East 27th Street 29-630-31-16 Porter Park – West 45 feet of South 17 feet of Lot 10 and West 45 feet of

Lot 11, Block 5 (also known as South 81.25 feet of Tract A on certified survey S-1, page 209)

 

1316 East 27th Street 29-630-31-20 Porter Park – East 47 feet of West 70 feet, Lot 12 and East 47 feet of West 70 feet of South 16 feet of lot 13 and East 12 feet of West 35 feet of North 34 feet of Lot 13 and East 12 feet of South 11 feet, Lot 14, Block 5

 

Section 2. That the Director of General Services Department is hereby authorized to convey the parcels of real property described in Section 1 above to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri for the purposes of the furtherance of the Colonnades project and the further development of the Beacon Hill project within the Hospital Hill II Urban Renewal Area, and both the Director of the General Services Department and the Director of the Neighborhood and Housing Services Department are hereby authorized to execute any and all real estate and closing documents necessary therefore, to execute related and to take such further actions as required to carry out the intent of this ordinance.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Galen P. Beaufort

Senior Associate City Attorney