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Legislation #: 050684 Introduction Date: 6/2/2005
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER HERMANN
Title: Declaring the area of approximately 4.1 acres generally located south of N.E. 43rd Street between N. Bellefontaine Avenue and N. Walrond Avenue as a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the Eastwood School Urban Renewal Plan. [Case No. 626-S]

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
6/2/2005 Filed by the Clerk's office
6/2/2005 Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
6/29/2005 Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute, Debate
6/30/2005 Passed as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 050684

 

Declaring the area of approximately 4.1 acres generally located south of N.E. 43rd Street between N. Bellefontaine Avenue and N. Walrond Avenue as a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the Eastwood School Urban Renewal Plan. [Case No. 626-S]

 

WHEREAS, Section 99.430, Revised Statutes of Missouri, provides that a legislative body may approve a declaration of blight and approve an urban renewal plan for the same area simultaneously; and

 

WHEREAS, it is desirable and in the public interest that the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, submit an Urban Renewal Plan for the area of approximately 4.1 acres generally located at N.E. 43rd Street between N. Bellefontaine Avenue and N. Walrond Avenue; and

 

WHEREAS, said area is blighted due to the insanitary or unsafe conditions, deterioration of site improvements, and a combination of such factors so as to constitute an economic or social liability to the public health, safety, morals or welfare; and

 

WHEREAS, the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, did on the 22nd day of June, 2005, adopt a resolution recommending that the area be declared blighted and recommending approval of an Urban Renewal Plan for the area of approximately 4.1 acres generally located south of N.E. 43rd Street between N. Bellefontaine Avenue and N. Walrond Avenue, said resolution being set forth and incorporated in the Urban Renewal Plan; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Plan Commission has reviewed and recommended approval of the designation of blight and approval of the Urban Renewal Plan on June 7, 2005, as evidenced by its resolution recommending approval of the adoption of said plan and has found said plan to be in conformance with the master plan for the development of the community as a whole, subject to certain conditions, a copy of which resolution is attached hereto and incorporated herein by referenced as Exhibit A; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the proposed urban renewal area identified as the Eastwood School Urban Renewal Plan consisting of approximately 4.1 acres generally located south of N.E. 43rd Street between N. Bellefontaine Avenue and N. Walrond Avenue, more particularly described as follows:

 

Tracts (or Lots) 7, 8, 11 and 12, Jeffries Heights, a subdivision in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, according to recorded plat thereof (except the west 5 feet of Lots 7 and 8 and the east 5 feet of Lots 11 and 12 of said Jeffries Heights, dedicated to street right-of-way.


More particularly described as follows:

 

Commencing at the northwest corner of Lot 8, a subdivision in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, according to recorded plat thereof; thence S 881106E, along the north line of said Lot 8, a distance of 5.00 feet, to the point of beginning; thence continuing S 881106E along the north lines of Lots 8 and 11, a distance of 408.40 feet; thence S 005946W, parallel to the existing west right-of-way line of North Walrond Avenue, a distance of 418.01 feet, to a point on the south line of Lot 12; thence N 881105W, along the south lines of Lots 12 and 7, a distance of 408.25 feet; thence N 005832E, parallel to the existing east right-of-way line of North Bellefontaine Avenue, a distance 418.01 feet to the point of beginning, said tract containing 170,665 square feet or 3.92 acres more or less.

 

is a blighted area and in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation and is appropriate for an Urban Renewal Project, and that the undertaking by the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, of surveys and plans for an urban renewal project of a character contemplated by Section 99.430, Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended, and the proposed urban renewal area is hereby approved.

 

Section 2. That the Council has duly made the findings necessary for compliance with Sections 99.320 and 99.430, Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended.

 

Section 3. That the Urban Renewal Plan for Eastwood School Urban Renewal Plan, a copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk under Document No. 050684, and which is incorporated herein by reference, is hereby approved.

 

Section 4. That said Urban Renewal Plan is hereby found to be feasible and in conformance with the Master Plan for the development of the community as a whole.

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I hereby certify that as required by Chapter 99, Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended, all public notices and hearings required by law have been given and had.

 

 

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Secretary, City Plan Commission

 

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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M. Margaret Sheahan Moran

Assistant City Attorney