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Legislation #: 150593 Introduction Date: 7/16/2015
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Declaring an area of about 92 acres generally bounded by I-670/I-70 on the north, Bruce R. Watkins Drive on the east, the KCT Railroad on the south and Oak Street on the west to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the East Crossroads Urban Renewal Plan. (721-S).

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
7/16/2015 Filed by the Clerk's office
7/16/2015 Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
7/22/2015 Hold On Agenda (8/12/2015)
8/12/2015 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
8/13/2015 Passed

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East Crossroads Urban Renewal Plan.pdf Plan 6126K plan

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ORDINANCE NO. 150593

 

Declaring an area of about 92 acres generally bounded by I-670/I-70 on the north, Bruce R. Watkins Drive on the east, the KCT Railroad on the south and Oak Street on the west to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the East Crossroads Urban Renewal Plan. (721-S).

 

WHEREAS, Section 99.430, RSMo, provides that a legislative body may approve a declaration of blight and approve an urban renewal plan for the same area simultaneously; and

 

WHEREAS, it is desirable and in the public interest that the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, submit an Urban Renewal Plan for the 92 acres generally bounded by I-670/I-70 on the north, Bruce R. Watkins Drive on the east, the KCT Railroad on the south and Oak Street on the west; and

 

WHEREAS, said area is blighted due to the insanitary or unsafe conditions, deterioration of site improvements, and a combination of such factors so as to constitute an economic or social liability to the public health, safety, morals or welfare; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Plan Commission reviewed and recommended approval of the East Crossroads Urban Renewal Plan Urban Renewal Plan on July 7, 2015, NOW, THEREFORE

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the proposed Urban Renewal area located on 92 acres generally bounded by I-670/I-70 on the north, Bruce R. Watkins Drive on the east, the KCT Railroad on the south and Oak Street on the west, and more specifically described as:

 

Beginning at the point of intersection of the centerline of Locust Street and southerly right-of-way of I-670, thence generally easterly in an arc along southerly right-of-way of I-670 to its point of intersection with the westerly right-of-way of 71 Highway; thence generally south - southeasterly along the westerly right-of-way of 71 Highway; to its point of intersection with the northerly right-of-way of the Kansas City Terminal Railway tracks; thence generally westerly along said northerly right-of-way of the Kansas City Terminal Railway tracks to its point of intersection with the centerline of Holmes Street extended; thence northerly along said centerline to a point approximately 425 feet south of the southerly right-of-way of E. 19th Street; thence generally westerly to its point of intersection with the easterly right-of-way line of the north-south alley lying between Cherry Street and Holmes Street; thence northerly along said easterly right-of-way to its point of intersection with the southerly right-of-way of E. 19th Street; thence westerly along said southerly right-of-way of E. 19th Street to its point of intersection with the centerline of Cherry Street; thence northerly along said centerline of Cherry Street to its point of intersection of the centerline of E. 18th Street; thence westerly along said centerline of E. 18th Street to its point of intersection with the centerline of Oak Street; thence northerly along said centerline of Oak Street to its point of intersection with the extended southerly parcel line of 1601 Oak Street; thence easterly along said southerly parcel line to its point of intersection with the westerly right-of-way of the north-south alley lying between Oak Street and Locust Street; thence northerly along said westerly right-of-way of the north-south alley to its point of intersection with the extended northerly parcel line of 1530 Locust Street; thence easterly along said northerly parcel line extended to its point of intersection with the centerline of Locust Street; thence northerly along said centerline of Locust Street to its point of intersection with the southerly right-of-way of I-670; said point being the Point of Beginning, all lying situate within the City of Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

 

2100 Grand Boulevard - Being described as all of that part of Lot 73 lying north of a line drawn parallel to and fifty feet south of the south line of 21st Street and also all of Lots 89 and 90 of the Union Station Addition, within the City of Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

 

2112 Grand Boulevard – Being described as all of that part of Lot 73 lying south of a line drawn parallel to and fifty feet south of the south line of 21st Street and also all of Lots 91 – 95 (inclusive) of the Union Station Addition, within the City of Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

 

is a blighted area and in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation and is appropriate for an Urban Renewal Project, and that the undertaking by the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, of surveys and plans for an urban renewal project of a character contemplated by Section 99.430, Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended, and the proposed urban renewal area is hereby approved.

 

Section 2. That the Council has duly made the findings necessary for compliance with Sections 99.320 and 99.430, Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended.

 

Section 3. That the Urban Renewal Plan which is known as the East Crossroads Urban Renewal Plan, a copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk with this ordinance and is incorporated herein by reference, is hereby approved.

 

Section 4. That said Urban Renewal Plan is hereby found to be feasible and in conformance with the Master Plan for the development of the community as a whole.

 

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I hereby certify that as is required by Chapter 99, Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended, all public notices and hearings required by law have been given and had.

 

 

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Secretary, City Plan Commission

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Brian T. Rabineau

Assistant City Attorney