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Legislation #: 180230 Introduction Date: 4/5/2018
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving the Midtown Crossing PIEA General Development Plan for an area of about 1.53 acres generally located at the southwest corner of W. 44th Street and Belleview Avenue; declaring the area blighted and insanitary and in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Authority Law; and authorizing tax abatement. (755-S)

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
4/3/2018 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/5/2018 Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
4/11/2018 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
4/12/2018 Passed

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180230 Blight Study.pdf Plan 18779K Blight Study
180230 PIEA Plan.pdf Plan 8554K PIEA Plan
180230 Staff Report.pdf Staff Report 230K Staff Report
180230 Fact Sheet.pdf Fact Sheet 398K Fact Sheet

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ORDINANCE NO. 180230

 

Approving the Midtown Crossing PIEA General Development Plan for an area of about 1.53 acres generally located at the southwest corner of W. 44th Street and Belleview Avenue; declaring the area blighted and insanitary and in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Authority Law; and authorizing tax abatement. (755-S)

 

WHEREAS, the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri (“Authority”) did prepare or cause to be prepared the Midtown Crossing PIEA General Development Plan and recommended that the Council approve the finding of blight and approve the General Development Plan for the area; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Plan Commission has reviewed and recommended approval of the finding of blight of the Midtown Crossing PIEA General Development Plan on March 6, 2018, as evidenced by its disposition of the case and its written recommendations submitted to the City; and

 

WHEREAS, Section 100.400, RSMo, authorizes the Council to make a finding that an area is a blighted area and approve a general development plan for such area if the Council finds that the plan is feasible and in conformity with the general plan for the development of the community as a whole; and

 

WHEREAS, on October 6, 2016, the City did pass Second Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 160383, as amended, which Ordinance No. 160383, as amended, enacted guidelines on the City’s use of abated and exempted real property taxes in funding economic development projects; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Council finds the Midtown Crossing PIEA Planning Area, which area contains approximately 1.53 acres located at the southwest corner of 44th and Belleview, and is more specifically described by metes and bounds as follows:

 

The North 20 feet of Lot 31 and all of Lots 32 thru 50, Block 6, "Bunker Hill" recorded in Book 6, Page 22 in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, described as follows: Beginning at the Northeast corner of Lot 50, Block 6, also being the intersection of the existing South Right-Of-Way of W. 44th St. and the existing West Right-Of-Way of Belleview Ave.; thence South 02 degrees, 27 minutes, 55 seconds West, along the East line of Lots 50 to 31 and the West Right-Of-Way, 504.00 feet to the Southeast corner of the North 20 feet of Lot 31; thence North 87 degrees, 11 minutes, 26 seconds West, along the South line of the North 20 feet of Lot 31, 132.37 feet to the Southwest corner of the North 20 feet of Lot 31 and the East line of the Alley running North/South between Block 6; thence North 02 degrees, 26 minutes, 40 seconds East, along the West line of Lots 31 thru 50 and the East line of the Alley, 504.00 feet to the Northwest corner of Lot 50 and a point on the South Right-Of-Way of W. 44th St.; thence South 87 degrees, 11 minutes, 28 seconds East, along the North line of Lot 50 and the South Right-Of-Way, 132.56 feet to the point of beginning containing 66,761.82 square feet or 1.53 acres, more or less.

 

to be a blighted area as defined in Section 100.310, RSMo, and more specifically finds that there is a predominance of defective and inadequate street layout, insanitary and unsafe conditions, deterioration of site improvements, and the existence of conditions which endanger life and property by fire and other causes in such planning area and as a result of the predominance of those conditions the planning area in its present condition and use constitutes an economic and social liability and a serious menace to the public health, safety, morals, and welfare.

 

Section 2. That the Midtown Crossing PIEA General Development Plan prepared by the Authority and recommended to the Council is intended to and shall affect and be applicable to only the real property specifically described in Section 1 above and is hereby approved.

  

Section 3. That the Council has duly made the findings necessary for compliance with Section 100.300-100.620, RSMo.

 

Section 4. That Midtown Crossing PIEA General Development Plan is hereby found to be feasible and in conformance with the general plan for the development of the community as a whole.

 

Section 5. That the ad valorem tax exemption benefits as authorized in Section 100.570, RSMo, and as supplemented in Second Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 160383, As Amended, are hereby extended to the area included within the Midtown Crossing PIEA General Development Plan to the extent and in the manner as provided for in said Midtown Crossing PIEA General Development Plan, and subject to the execution of a development agreement with the Authority and developer.

 

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I hereby certify that as required by Chapter 88, Code of Ordinances, the foregoing ordinance was duly advertised and public hearings were held.

 

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Secretary, City Plan Commission

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Brian T. Rabineau

Assistant City Attorney