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Legislation #: 040118 Introduction Date: 1/29/2004
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS XBARNES, ROWLAND AND GLOVER
Title: Amending Chapter 10, Code Of Ordinances, by enacting a new Section 10-131, Arts _ Cultural District Zone.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
1/29/2004

Referred Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee

2/4/2004

Hold On Agenda

2/11/2004

Hold On Agenda

2/18/2004

Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute

2/19/2004

Passed as Substituted


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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 040118

 

Amending Chapter 10, Code Of Ordinances, by enacting a new Section 10-131, Arts & Cultural District Zone.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, is hereby amended by enacting a new Section 10-131, Arts & Cultural District Zone, to read as follows:

 

Sec. 10-131. Arts & Cultural District Zone.

 

(a) Purpose. This section is intended to permit the issuance of annual liquor licenses for reoccurring social and promotional events taking place within the Arts & Cultural District, where artists and arts organizations are clustered, for the purpose of bringing a vitality and identity to the communities within the Arts & Cultural District. Designation of the Arts & Cultural District and the Arts & Cultural District Subzones is a proactive and constructive mechanism to foster arts and cultural development and to provide a boost to the growth and evolution of our community.

 

(b) Definitions.

 

(1) Arts & Cultural District means the River Crown Plaza Area bounded by 47th Street on the south, Brooklyn on the east, the Missouri River on the north, and State Line on the west.

 

(2) Arts & Cultural District Subzone means one or more developed districts of public or private use within the Arts & Cultural District that:

 

(i) Are a hub of cultural activity or are where artists create, sell, display and/or perform their works of artistic expression; and

 

(ii) Are distinguished by physical and cultural resources that play a vital role in the life and development of the community and contribute to the public through interpretive, educational and/or recreational uses.

 

(3) Event means a reoccurring cultural, artistic or educational activity, occurring approximately once a month and no more frequently than twelve (12) times per calendar year.

 

(c) Designated areas.

 

(1) The River Crown Plaza Area is hereby designated as an Arts & Cultural District.

 

(2) The following areas are each designated as Arts & Cultural District Subzones:

 

(i) The River Market. The area bounded by the Missouri River on the north, I-70 on the south, Broadway on the west, and Heart of America Bridge on the east.

 

(ii) The Loop. The area bounded by 6th Street on the north, Cherry Street on the east, I-70 to I-35 at Holmes to I-670 on the south, and Belleview Avenue on the west.

 


(iii) The Crossroads Area. The area bounded by I-70 to I-35 at Holmes to I-670 on the north, Troost Avenue on the east, the KC Terminal Railway tracks on the south, and Belleview Avenue on the west.

 

(iv) 18th & Vine. The area bounded by 17th Terrace on the north, Woodland on the east, 19th Street on the south, and Paseo Blvd on the west.

 

Additional areas may be designated as Arts & Cultural District Subzones as determined by the Council of Kansas City.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Lana K. Torczon

Assistant City Attorney