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Legislation #: 060565 Introduction Date: 5/18/2006
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER EDDY
Title: Authorizing the Mayor of the City of Kansas City, Missouri to submit a letter to the Department of Defense requesting that the City be recognized as the Local Redevelopment Authority for property located at the Richards-Gebaur Memorial Airport

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
5/18/2006 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/18/2006 Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
5/24/2006 Immediate Adoption
5/25/2006 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 060565

 

Authorizing the Mayor of the City of Kansas City, Missouri to submit a letter to the Department of Defense requesting that the City be recognized as the Local Redevelopment Authority for property located at the Richards-Gebaur Memorial Airport

WHEREAS, the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission has recommended that the Marine Corp. Station at Richards Gebaur Memorial Airport closed; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Defense, Office of Economic Adjustment requests that a Local Redevelopment Authority (LRA), be established and charged with the responsibility for preparing a Community Reuse Plan for converting Marine Corp. property located at Richards-Gebaur Memorial Airport, to civilian use upon its closure; and

WHEREAS, as the LRA, the City will be responsible for preparing the Reuse Plan, the primary planning document for base redevelopment. Once recognized as the LRA, the City of Kansas City will be eligible to apply for economic adjustment assistance and funding for reuse planning, which will be needed to initiate the planning process; and

WHEREAS, the Marine Corp. is scheduled to close its location at Richards-Gebaur in 2011; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

That the Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, is hereby authorized to execute and submit a letter to the Department of Defense, Office of Economic Adjustment requesting that the City of Kansas City, Missouri be recognized as the Local Redevelopment Authority (LRA) for the property located at Richards-Gebaur Memorial Airport.

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