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Legislation #: 060358 Introduction Date: 3/30/2006
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER NASH
Title: Designating the honorary street name of H _ R Block Way for a portion of 13th Street from the east line of Main Street to the west line of Walnut Street.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
3/29/2006 Filed by the Clerk's office
3/30/2006 Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
4/5/2006 Hold On Agenda (4/12/2006)
4/12/2006 Hold On Agenda (4/19/2006)
4/19/2006 Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute, Debate
4/20/2006 Passed as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 060358

 

Designating the honorary street name of H & R Block Way for a portion of 13th Street from the east line of Main Street to the west line of Walnut Street.

 

WHEREAS, H & R Block, Inc. has been a valued member of the Kansas City community for over 50 years; and

 

WHEREAS, through the construction and opening of the H & R Block Center, which will serve as the world headquarters for H & R Block, Inc., in July 2006, H & R Block, Inc., has served as a catalyst for the revitalization of downtown Kansas City, Missouri; and

 

WHEREAS, the H & R Block Center will employ over 1,400 employees upon its completion; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Kansas City, Missouri desires to recognize H & R Blocks contribution to the redevelopment of downtown Kansas City, Missouri by as designating an honorary street name for that portion of 13th Street adjacent to the H & R Block Center; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the honorary street name of H & R Block Way is hereby designated for E. 13th Street from the east line of Main Street to the west line of Walnut Street, all within Section 5, Township 49 North, Range 33 West, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

 

Section 2. That this designation will be in accordance with Section 66-48 of the Code and H & R Block Way will be an alias or dual name for said portion of 13th Street, and will be recognized as such by the Citys emergency communication system, and by the U.S. Postal Service for mail delivery purposes.

 

Section 3. That the designation is indicated on the map attached hereto and made a part hereof.

 

Section 4. That existing traffic ordinances on this street will remain in effect and will not be affected by the street name designation.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Mark P. Jones

Assistant City Attorney