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Legislation #: 200808 Introduction Date: 9/17/2020
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 10/9/2020
Sponsor: None
Title: Estimating revenues and appropriating funds in the amount of $115,000.00 in the Strategic Neighborhoods Fund; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute a contract with the Beacon Hill Homeowners Association; designating the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services as requisitioning authority; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
9/17/2020 Filed by the Clerk's office
9/17/2020 Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee
9/23/2020 Hold On Agenda (9/30/2020)
9/30/2020 Hold On Agenda (10/7/2020)
10/7/2020 Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute, Debate
10/8/2020 Passed as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 200808

 

Estimating revenues and appropriating funds in the amount of $115,000.00 in the Strategic Neighborhoods Fund; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute a contract with the Beacon Hill Homeowners Association; designating the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services as requisitioning authority; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.

 

WHEREAS, the NHSD is the lead City department responsible for the planning and development, and completion of the Beacon Hill Redevelopment Project, generally located from 22nd Street to 27th Street, Troost Avenue to Vine Street, Kansas City, Missouri; and

 

WHEREAS, in 2001 the City adopted the Beacon Hill Master Plan, hereinafter referred to as “the Plan”, which guides development in the Beacon Hill Redevelopment Area; and

 

WHEREAS, the Plan originally identified three lots located on the east side of Tracy, north of 25th Street for the location of a community center; and

 

WHEREAS, since 2007, the City has worked with and partnered with the Beacon Hill Homeowners Association (BHHOA), a Missouri non-profit corporation, to provide organizational and maintenance services to the general area from 22nd Street to 27th Street and from Troost Avenue to the Paseo; and

 

WHEREAS, in 2019, the City amended the Beacon Hill Master Plan to allow for the sale of the three Tracy lots for residential housing with the land sale proceeds to be used to construct a community playground and activity center on the Beacon Hill Commons, generally located at 25th and Forest Avenue, which is owned and maintained by the BHHOA; and

 

WHEREAS, the lots have been sold and the City and BHHOA have agreed to enter a contract to allow for the playground and activity center to be constructed for the benefit of all residents of Beacon Hill; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the revenue in the amount of $115,000.00 is estimated in the following accounts of the Strategic Neighborhoods Fund in the following amounts:

 

21-2570-572349-485050 Sale of LCRA Land $115,000.00

 


 

Section 2. That the sum of $115,000.00 is hereby appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance to the following accounts in the Strategic Neighborhoods Fund:

 

21-2570-572349-B Neighborhood Initiatives $115,000.00

 

Section 3. That the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services is authorized to execute a contract not to exceed $115,000.00 with Beacon Hill Homeowners Association to build a playground from funds appropriated to Account No. 21-2570-572349-B.

 

Section 4. That the contract shall require Beacon Hill Homeowners Association to record or cause to be recorded a deed restriction ensuring that the use of the property is restricted to park and recreation use and that public access to the playground is required unless a change to the use or access is otherwise consented to by the City.

 

Section 5. That the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services is hereby named requisitioning authority for Account No. 21-2570-572349.

 

Section 6. This ordinance is recognized as an ordinance with an accelerated effective date as provided by Section 503(a)(3)(C) of the City Charter in that it appropriates money, and shall take effect in accordance with Section 503, City Charter.

 

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I hereby certify that there is a balance, otherwise unencumbered, to the credit of the appropriation to which the foregoing expenditure is to be charged, and a cash balance, otherwise unencumbered, in the treasury, to the credit of the fund from which payment is to be made, each sufficient to meet the obligation hereby incurred.

 

 

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Tammy L. Queen

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Erik Zercher

Assistant City Attorney