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Legislation #: 100050 Introduction Date: 1/14/2010
Type: Resolution Effective Date: 3/21/2010
Sponsor: None
Title: Directing the City Manager of Kansas City, Missouri and pledging the City Council of Kansas City, Missouri to assist the Greater Downtown Area Plan Implementation Committee in activities related to the recommendations of the Greater Downtown Area Plan for an area generally bounded by the City of North Kansas City on the north, 31st Street on the south, Woodland Avenue on the east and State Line Road on the west.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
1/14/2010 Filed by the Clerk's office
1/14/2010 Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee
1/20/2010 Hold On Agenda (2/3/2010)
2/3/2010 Hold On Agenda (2/24/2010)
2/24/2010 Hold On Agenda (3/3/2010)
3/3/2010 Be Adopted as a Committee Substitute
3/4/2010 Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
3/11/2010 Adopted as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR RESOLUTION NO. 100050

Directing the City Manager of Kansas City, Missouri and pledging the City Council of Kansas City, Missouri to assist the Greater Downtown Area Plan Implementation Committee in activities related to the recommendations of the Greater Downtown Area Plan for an area generally bounded by the City of North Kansas City on the north, 31st Street on the south, Woodland Avenue on the east and State Line Road on the west.

WHEREAS, the City Manager and Department Directors of Kansas City, Missouri and the City Council of Kansas City, Missouri have pledged to assist in the process of updating its 18 Area Plans, and to implement the policies of the City’s comprehensive plan, FOCUS Kansas City; and

WHEREAS, the City Council of Kansas City, Missouri has expressed the importance of involving the public in a transparent planning process in creating these plans and to then implement the recommendations of the area plans; and

WHEREAS, the Greater Downtown Area Plan represents a collective community vision for the plan area, led by a steering community appointed by the Mayor and involving hundreds of stakeholders; and

WHEREAS, the Greater Downtown Area Plan provides a comprehensive guide that is intended to capitalize on the area’s strengths and provide a proactive strategy to realize the community vision; and

WHEREAS, upon adoption by the City Council, all area plans, including the Greater Downtown Area Plan, will be the policy plans of record that will provide guidance for issues and implementation strategies related to land use, urban design, public realm improvements, transportation, infrastructure, housing and economic development issues within the area described above; and

WHEREAS, the Mayor and Council desire to utilize the recommendations within adopted area plans as a guide to future decision making and to support the community whenever practical or feasible in their efforts to carry out those recommendations; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

That the Council hereby directs the City Manager of Kansas City, Missouri and pledges the City Council to participate in the Greater Downtown Area Plan Implementation Committee and to consult the plan recommendations when making decisions which affect the planning area.

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