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Legislation #: 050171 Introduction Date: 2/10/2005
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER SCHUMACHER
Title: Requesting the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City to consider an amendment to the Blue Ridge Mall Tax Increment Financing Plan which expands the Redevelopment Area and adds essential public infrastructure projects.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
2/10/2005 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/10/2005 Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
2/16/2005 Hold On Agenda (2/23/2005)
2/23/2005 Immediate Adoption as a Committee Substitute
2/24/2005 Adopted as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR RESOLUTION NO. 050171

 

Requesting the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City to consider an amendment to the Blue Ridge Mall Tax Increment Financing Plan which expands the Redevelopment Area and adds essential public infrastructure projects.

 

WHEREAS, the City Council of Kansas City, Missouri by Ordinance No. 54556 passed on November 24, 1982 and thereafter amended in certain respects by Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 911076, as amended, passed on August 29, 1991, created the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri (the "Commission"); and 

WHEREAS, the Blue Ridge Mall Tax Increment Financing Plan (the Redevelopment Plan) was proposed to the Commission; and 

WHEREAS, the Commission has been duly constituted and its members appointed; and, after all proper notice was given, the Commission met in public hearing and after receiving the comments of all interested persons and taxing districts with respect to the Redevelopment Plan, closed said public hearing on October 13, 2004, adopted its Resolution No. 10-28-04 (the Resolution) recommending to the City Council the approval of the Plan (the "Redevelopment Plan"); and

WHEREAS, the Redevelopment Plan is a comprehensive program intended to reduce or eliminate blight and enhance the tax base within the Redevelopment Area through the implementation of a number of separate Redevelopment Projects and the adoption of tax increment financing for each of the areas selected for such Redevelopment Projects; and

WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 041238, which would accept the recommendations of the Commission as to the Redevelopment Plan, approve the Redevelopment Plan and designate the Redevelopment Area as a blighted area is pending before the Council; and

WHEREAS, the Council wishes to address the public infrastructure needs of the neighborhood adjacent to the Redevelopment Area though an amendment to the Redevelopment Plan; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the Council hereby requests the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City to consider an amendment to the Blue Ridge Mall Tax Increment Financing Plan which expands the Redevelopment Area and adds public infrastructure projects essential for the adjacent neighborhood bounded by 43rd Street on the north, 47th Street on the south, Sterling Avenue on the west and Blue Ridge Boulevard on the east.

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