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Legislation #: 200501 Introduction Date: 6/25/2020
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER BUNCH AND COUNCILMEMBER BARNES JR.
Title: Approving real property tax abatement for improvements on real property located at 1215 W. 12th Street, Kansas City, Missouri, within Enhanced Enterprise Zone 1 and directing the City Clerk to provide a copy of this Ordinance to the Director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development.  

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
6/25/2020 Filed by the Clerk's office
6/25/2020 Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee
7/8/2020 Hold On Agenda (7/15/2020)
7/15/2020 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
7/16/2020 Passed

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200501.pdf Authenticated 88K Authenticated Ordinance
CKCEDR-Letter-of-Concern-Ordinance-200501.docx Other 55K Public Testimony - Coalition for KCED Reform
Rau Construction Advanced KC Score Card.pdf Related Documents 101K AdvanceKC Scorecard
Rau Construction site location.PNG Maps 191K Location of Project
Rau Construction_EEZ Longer Deeper Scorecard.pdf Staff Report 113K EEZ Abatement Calculation Worksheet
Minutes from 9June2019 EEZ Meeting (00212687).pdf Related Documents 77K EEZ Board Minutes June 2019
Ordinance 200501 FACT SHEET.pdf Fact Sheet 92K Fact Sheet

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ORDINANCE NO. 200501

 

Approving real property tax abatement for improvements on real property located at 1215 W. 12th Street, Kansas City, Missouri, within Enhanced Enterprise Zone 1 and directing the City Clerk to provide a copy of this Ordinance to the Director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development.  

 

WHEREAS, Section 135.963, RSMo, authorizes, upon governing body approval, up to twenty-five years of tax abatement for improvements made to real property within an Enhanced Enterprise Zone after the date of enterprise zone designation by the Missouri Department of Economic Development; and  

 

WHEREAS, on August 25, 2005, by Resolution No. 051066, the City Council designated pursuant to Section 135.960, RSMo, an enhanced enterprise zone program area known as Enhanced Enterprise Zone 1; and

 

WHEREAS, on August 25, 2005, by Resolution No. 051066, the City Council directed that improvements to real property within the Enhanced Enterprise Zone 1 shall be exempt from assessment and payment of at least 50% of the ad valorem taxes on such improvements for a period of ten years, and shall be eligible for abatement of ad valorem taxes for rates and periods exceeding the 50% for 10 year abatement by passage of an ordinance or resolution by the City Council authorizing the abatement and establishing the terms of such abatement; and 

 

WHEREAS, on November 22, 2005, by Ordinance No. 051411, the City Council identified the types of business by NAICS sector names which would qualify for state and local incentives within the Enhanced Enterprise Zone 1; and

 

WHEREAS, Cheyenne 940, LLC, has requested tax abatement for certain improvements to real property located within Enhanced Enterprise Zone 1 at 1215 W. 12th Street, for use by Rau Construction Company; and

 

WHEREAS, Cheyenne 940, LLC’s request complies with the requirements of Section 135.963, RSMo, and the City’s ordinances and resolutions governing enhanced enterprise zones; and

 

WHEREAS, the Board for Enhanced Enterprise Zone 1 recommends to the Council that the resulting tax abatement for 1215 W. 12th Street be a 50% abatement for 10 years; and

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 135.963.3, RSMo, the requisite public notices were timely and properly mailed and published, and the requisite public hearing was timely and properly held; NOW, THEREFORE, 

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That pursuant to Section 135.963, RSMo, the City Council hereby approves the application for tax abatement by Cheyenne 940, LLC for improvements made after the date of Enhanced Enterprise Zone 1 designation to the real property located in the Enhanced Enterprise Zone 1 at 1215 W. 12th Street, Kansas City, Missouri (the “Property”)

 

Section 2. That the tax abatement granted herein shall, except as provided in Section 3 hereof, be 75% of the value of the improvements on the Property pursuant to the provisions of Section 135.963.5, RSMo, as amended, for a period of ten years. Further, the abatement granted herein shall apply to the qualified level of ad valorem taxes, imposed by all political subdivisions with the power to tax, on improvements made on the Property after August 19, 2005, subject to continued compliance with Section 135.963, RSMo, and the City’s ordinances and resolutions governing Enhanced Enterprise Zones. The affected political subdivisions are:

 

City - Kansas City

Kansas City Missouri School District

Jackson County

Board of Disabled Services

Mental Health

Metropolitan Community College

Kansas City Public Library

State Blind Pension

 

Section 3. That the tax abatement granted herein shall not extend to any property categorized by the Jackson County Assessor as residential real property for ad valorem taxation purposes.

 

Section 4. That the City Clerk is hereby directed to deliver a copy of this ordinance to the State Director of Economic Development within thirty days following passage of this ordinance.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Katherine Chandler

Assistant City Attorney