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Legislation #: 051481 Introduction Date: 12/1/2005
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER XBARNES
Title: Approving the development plan submitted by the Finance Building Redevelopment Corporation for the redevelopment of the Graphic Arts Lofts on approximately a 0.22acre tract of land generally located at 934 Wyandotte Street (northwest corner of 10th Street and Wyandotte Street); declaring the area included in such plan to be a blighted area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals and welfare; authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with the Finance Building Redevelopment Corporation; and authorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
12/1/2005 Filed by the Clerk's office
12/1/2005 Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
12/14/2005 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
12/15/2005 Passed

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051481 Contract.pdf Contracts 1813K 353 Contract
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C000635S_FactSheet_12_13_05.doc Fact Sheet 99K fact sheet
C000635S_STAFFRPT_11_15_05.doc Advertise Notice 84K staff report

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ORDINANCE NO. 051481

Approving the development plan submitted by the Finance Building Redevelopment Corporation for the redevelopment of the Graphic Arts Lofts on approximately a 0.22acre tract of land generally located at 934 Wyandotte Street (northwest corner of 10th Street and Wyandotte Street); declaring the area included in such plan to be a blighted area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals and welfare; authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with the Finance Building Redevelopment Corporation; and authorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area.

WHEREAS, Finance Building Redevelopment Corporation, an urban redevelopment corporation organized under and pursuant to the Urban Redevelopment Corporations Law and amendments thereto, did on September 30, 2005, and revised on November 21, 2005, file with the City Clerk an application for approval of a development plan which contemplated the redevelopment of the Graphic Arts Lofts located on an approximately 0.22 acre tract of land at 934 Wyandotte Street (northwest corner of 10th Street and Wyandotte Street); and

WHEREAS, the City Clerk did refer said application for a development plan to the City Plan Commission; and

WHEREAS, the City Plan Commission did cause to be published in The Daily Record, a newspaper doing the City's printing, on October 31, 2005, that date being not less than ten days prior to the date set for the hearing, notice of the public hearing on said development plan; and

WHEREAS, said City Plan Commission did hold a public hearing on said development plan on November 15, 2005; and

WHEREAS, at the public hearing conducted by the City Plan Commission, all interested parties were given an opportunity to be heard; and

WHEREAS, the City Plan Commission has made a study and investigation of the proposed development plan and did, on November 15, 2005, recommend approval of said development plan including a recommendation of approval concerning the finding of blight, and did submit a report of the same, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference as Exhibit "A"; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the development plan submitted by the Finance Building Redevelopment Corporation for the redevelopment of the Graphic Arts Lofts, a copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk with this ordinance and is attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference, is hereby approved.

Section 2. That the Council finds and declares that the area being described in the aforesaid development plan submitted by the Finance Building Redevelopment Corporation is a blighted area as defined by Section 353.020(2), Revised Statutes of Missouri, and Section 74-4, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, and the redevelopment thereof is necessary for the public convenience and necessity; and that approval of the development plan and construction of the redevelopment project are necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals and welfare.

Section 3. That the Director of Finance be, and she is hereby, authorized and directed on behalf of the City to enter into a contract with the Finance Building Redevelopment Corporation for the redevelopment of the Graphic Arts Lofts, a copy of which, in substantial form, is attached hereto and made a part hereof as Exhibit "B."

Section 4. That the Finance Building Redevelopment Corporation is hereby granted tax abatements on land and improvements for the redevelopment of the Graphic Arts Lofts as provided in Exhibit "B," subject to the execution of the contract referred to in Section 3.

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 I hereby certify that all public notices and hearings required by Chapter 74, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, have been given and had.

 

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Secretary, City Plan Commission

Approved as to form and legality:

 

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Heather A. Brown

Assistant City Attorney