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Legislation #: 140270 Introduction Date: 4/24/2014
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Authorizing condemnation and taking of private property in fee simple for public use for redevelopment project no. 87007315 (Beacon Hill) on the Southwest corner of 27th St. and Troost Ave, all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations by the Public Works Department; consenting to the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; and directing the City Clerk to cause this ordinance to be recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Jackson County, Missouri.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
4/3/2014 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/24/2014 Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
5/1/2014 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
5/1/2014 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 140270

 

Authorizing condemnation and taking of private property in fee simple for public use for redevelopment project no. 87007315 (Beacon Hill) on the Southwest corner of 27th St. and Troost Ave, all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations by the Public Works Department; consenting to the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; and directing the City Clerk to cause this ordinance to be recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Jackson County, Missouri.

 

WHEREAS, the Council finds that the fee interest in private property is necessary for the project and must be condemned for public use for the Beacon Hill Redevelopment Project in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI:

 

Section 1. That the fee interest in private property is hereby authorized condemned and taken for public use in and upon the land hereinafter described for Project No. 87007315, Beacon Hill Redevelopment, including any necessary structures or appurtenances, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

 

Section 2. Said improvements shall be of the nature described and specified in, and shall be done in accordance with the plans and specifications certified under the supervision of the Director of Housing and Neighborhood Services, the same being on file in the Office of the Director of Housing and Neighborhood Services, and being incorporated herein by reference.

 

Section 3. That the property shall be used by Kansas City as the location of improvements to be constructed therein including any necessary appurtenances to it; and Kansas City shall have the right to enter in or authorize the entry in and upon said property for the purpose of constructing, reconstructing, maintaining, operating and repairing said improvements.

 

Section 4. That the private property is hereby authorized condemned in a proceeding instituted in Jackson County, Missouri, by the City Attorney, said property being described as follows:

 

The East 160 feet of the North 100 feet of Block 10, Continuation of Beacon Hill, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, according to the recorded plat thereof, except that part taken for widening Troost Ave.

 

Section 5. That just compensation for the property taken shall be assessed and paid according to law; and the proceedings to determine compensation shall be prosecuted in one or more suits in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri, pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 523 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, as supplemented or amended by Section 86.01 to 86.10 of the Rules of Civil Procedure. Payment of compensation shall be made by Kansas City from funds appropriated for such purposes.

 

Section 6. That pending the acquisition of said property by condemnation, the Director of Public Works is hereby authorized to negotiate the purchase of said property and pay for it out of funds appropriated or to be appropriated as aforesaid, and if any tracts be so acquired by negotiation and purchase, the City Attorney is authorized to withdraw same from condemnation proceedings.

 

Section 7. That said property be condemned and conveyed to Kansas City, Missouri, in fee simple.

 

Section 8. That upon the effective date of this ordinance the City Clerk is hereby directed to record this ordinance in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Jackson County, Missouri.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Theodore T. Anderson

Assistant City Attorney