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Legislation #: 061372 Introduction Date: 12/14/2006
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving a plan for industrial development for the purpose of construction, acquisition and equipping and furnishing a data center for Cerner Corporation located on the west side of Chouteau Trafficway, north of Missouri Highway 210, Kansas City, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
12/11/2006 Filed by the Clerk's office
12/14/2006 Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
1/3/2007 Hold On Agenda (1/24/2007)
1/24/2007 Hold On Agenda (1/31/2007)
1/31/2007 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
2/1/2007 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 061372

 

Approving a plan for industrial development for the purpose of construction, acquisition and equipping and furnishing a data center for Cerner Corporation located on the west side of Chouteau Trafficway, north of Missouri Highway 210, Kansas City, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.

 

WHEREAS, the City of Kansas City, Missouri, a constitutional charter city and municipal corporation of the State of Missouri (the City) is authorized pursuant to the provisions of Article VI, Section 27 of the Missouri Constitution, as amended, and Sections 100.010 to 100.200, inclusive, of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended, and the City of Kansas City Charter (collectively the Act), to issue its revenue bonds for the carrying out of a project under the Act, such revenue bonds to be paid solely from revenue received from such project, and to enter into a lease of the facilities financed with the proceeds of such revenue bonds with any person, firm or corporation; and

 

WHEREAS, Cerner Corporation has requested that the City approve a Chapter 100 plan for an industrial development project in the City, consisting of the construction of a data center and the purchase of equipment to be leased to the Cerner Corporation; and

 

WHEREAS, the City has adopted Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 051494 expressing its interest in issuing Chapter 100 bonds (the Bonds) for the purpose of carrying out a development project for Cerner Corporation (the Project); and

 

WHEREAS, the Council has heretofore and does hereby find and determine that it is desirable for the economic development of the City and within the public purposes of the Act that the Council approve a Chapter 100 plan as proposed by Cerner Corporation; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. The Council hereby finds and determines that the Project will promote the economic well-being and industrial development of Kansas City, Missouri, and the issuance of the Citys industrial revenue bonds to pay the costs of the Project will be in furtherance of the public purposes set forth in the Act. The Council hereby approves the following plan for an industrial development project:

 

(a)                Construction of a data center, including computers, office equipment and other related personal property in the City of Kansas City, Missouri, at the west side of Chouteau Trafficway, north of Missouri Highway 210.

 

(b)               A total estimated project cost of $70 million in real and personal property. Project costs include approximately $60 million for initial real property improvements and $10 million for acquisition of personal property.

 

(c)                The project will be funded from proceeds of the sale of up to $70 million maximum principal amount of Taxable Industrial Revenue Bonds to be issued by the City.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Heather A. Brown

Assistant City Attorney