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Legislation #: 051546 Introduction Date: 12/15/2005
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER ROWLAND
Title: Finding the Plaza Library Redevelopment Project, a neighborhood improvement project, to be completed, assessing the costs of such project against the properties liable therefor, and providing for the collection of such special assessments.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
12/15/2005 Filed by the Clerk's office
12/15/2005 Passed

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051546 Assessment Roll.pdf Exhibit 413K Exhibit A_051546 Assessment Roll
051546 Exhibit B.pdf Exhibit 49K Exhibit B_NOTICE OF ASSESSMENT
051546.pdf Authenticated 124K Authenticated

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ORDINANCE NO. 051546

 

Finding the Plaza Library Redevelopment Project, a neighborhood improvement project, to be completed, assessing the costs of such project against the properties liable therefor, and providing for the collection of such special assessments.

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to proceedings had pursuant to Sections 67.453 to 67.475 inclusive, RSMo, as amended, known as the Neighborhood Improvement District Act (the Act), the City Council of Kansas City, Missouri has heretofore duly authorized and established the Plaza Library Neighborhood Improvement District (the District); and

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to proceedings had pursuant to the Act, the City Council of Kansas City, Missouri has heretofore duly authorized and undertaken the acquisition and construction of improvements known as the Plaza Library Redevelopment Project (the Project); and

 

WHEREAS, the City is authorized and empowered under the Act to compute the final costs of such improvements, apportion the costs among the property benefited by such improvements, charge each parcel of property with its proportionate share of the costs, and assess the final costs of the improvements as special assessments against the property described in the assessment roll; and

 

WHEREAS, all work in connection with the Project has now been completed and final costs may now be determined and assessed against the property liable therefor; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. It is hereby found and determined that the Project has been completed in accordance with the plans and specifications therefore; that the final cost of the Project to be paid by special assessments, including all costs authorized by the Act, is $18,298,182.05 and that such portion of the final cost to be paid by special assessments does not exceed the estimated cost of the Project, as previously approved by the Council in the Ordinance determining the advisability of the Project, by more than 25%.

 

Section 2. For the purpose of paying the portion of the final cost of the Project to be paid by special assessments, there are hereby levied and assessed against the properties liable therefore the several amounts on Exhibit A attached hereto following the description of each lot, parcel or piece of land set forth therein. The City Council hereby approves the final assessment roll for the Project as set forth on Exhibit A. This Ordinance and the Assessment Roll attached hereto as Exhibit A are ordered and directed to be filed in the real estate records of the Recorder of Deeds of Jackson County, Missouri.


Section 3. The assessments set forth in the final assessment roll to this Ordinance shall be due and payable, and shall bear interest, from and after the date of this Ordinance, in accordance with the Assessment Roll attached as Exhibit A. The City Clerk shall give written notice by first class mail to each owner of record of property within the District established for the Project as required by the Act. Said written notice shall be in substantially the form attached hereto as Exhibit B. The City Clerk may add such other material to such written notice as may be helpful to the property owners. If the assessment amount shall be paid, together with interest thereon, in substantially equal annual installments beginning in the year 2005 for twenty (20) years (the Installment Period) in accordance with the installment schedule set forth in the Assessment Roll attached as Exhibit A.

The monies collected from these assessments that are paid in substantially equal annual installments during the Installment Period shall be used to pay the principal of and interest on the bonds issued to finance the improvements for the Plaza Library Redevelopment Project.

Section 4. The City shall, at the same time as ad valorem taxes are levied and billed, during the Installment Period, levy and bill or cause to be billed all of the assessments, together with interest thereon in accordance with the installment schedule set forth in the Assessment Roll attached as Exhibit A; and such amounts so certified shall be placed on the tax rolls and levied and collected at the same time and in the same manner as property taxes of the City are levied collected, the assessment and levy for each year being a portion of the principal amount of the total assessments plus one years interest on the unpaid assessments.

Section 5. The special assessments made for the Project pursuant to the actions duly taken by the City, including this Ordinance, shall be a lien upon each of the properties assessed on behalf of the City to the same extent as a tax upon real property.

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Heather A. Brown

Assistant City Attorney