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Legislation #: 180584 Introduction Date: 8/16/2018
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS SHIELDS, CANADY, WAGNER, LUCAS, FOWLER, LOAR, TAYLOR, REED, HALL, JUSTUS, BARNES JR., JAMES, JR. AND MCMANUS
Title: Designating the honorary street name of Leon _ Willosa Stapleton Way for a portion of 39th Street from the east line of Indiana Avenue to the west line of Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
8/13/2018 Filed by the Clerk's office
8/16/2018 Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee
8/22/2018 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
8/23/2018 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 180584

 

Designating the honorary street name of Leon & Willosa Stapleton Way for a portion of 39th Street from the east line of Indiana Avenue to the west line of Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard.

 

WHEREAS, Leon & Willosa Stapleton opened Leon’s Thriftway in 1968; and

 

WHEREAS, since it’s opening, Leon’s Thriftway has remained a valued member of the Kansas City community for 50 years in providing healthy food options for its surrounding neighborhoods; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the honorary street name of “Leon & Willosa Stapleton Way” is hereby designated for 39th Street from the east line of Indiana Avenue to the west line of Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard, all within Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

 

Section 2. That Leon & Willosa Stapleton Way will be an alias or dual name for said portion of 39th Street, and will be recognized as such by the City’s emergency communication system, and by the U.S. Postal Service for mail delivery purposes.

 

Section 3. That the petition and approval requirements of Section 88-605-03-E of the City’s Zoning and Land Development Code, are hereby waived.

 

Section 4. That the designation is indicated on the map attached hereto and made a part hereof.

 

Section 5. That existing traffic ordinances on this street will remain in effect and will not be affected by the street name designation.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Dustin E. Johnson

Assistant City Attorney