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Legislation #: 960235 Introduction Date: 3/21/1996
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 4/14/1996
Sponsor: None
Title: Condemning and taking private property in fee simple for public use for the Civic Mall; providing for just compensation; and authorizing negotiations by the Director of City Development.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
3/21/1996

Prepare to Introduce

3/21/1996

Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

3/27/1996

Do Pass

3/28/1996

Assigned to Third Read Calendar

4/4/1996

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 960235

 

Condemning and taking private property in fee simple for public use for the Civic Mall; providing for just compensation; and authorizing negotiations by the Director of City Development.

 

WHEREAS, the Council finds and determines it necessary to condemn and acquire fee simple title to the private property hereinafter described and generally located between 9th and 11th Streets, Oak and Locust for use as a Civic Mall; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the following properties are hereby condemned and taken in fee simple for public use for the future site of the Civic Mall:

 

Tract 1: Lots 5 and 6, and the south 24 feet of Lot 7, except that part of said premises in Oak Street, Block 5, Thomas A. Smart's Addition, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

 

Tract 6: Lot 1 and the south half of Lot 2, Block 2, Smart's Second Addition, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

 

Tract 7: The north one-half of Lot 2, Block 2, Smart's Second Addition, a subdivison in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

 

Tract 11: Lot 3 and the south 18 feet of Lot 4, Block 3, Smart's Second Addition, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

 

Tract 13: Lots 6 and 7, Block 4, Thomas A. Smart's Addition, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

 

Tract 13A: Lot 8, Block 4, Thomas A. Smart's Addition, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

 

Tract 14: Lot 5, Block 4, Thomas A. Smart's Addition, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

 

Section 2. Just compensation for the property taken or damaged shall be assessed and paid according to law; and the proceedings to determine compensation shall be prosecuted in one or more suits in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri, at Kansas City, pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 523 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, 1994, as supplemented or amended by Sections 86.01 to 86.10 of the Rules of Civil Procedure. Payment of compensation shall be made by Kansas City in cash from funds appropriated for such purposes.

 

Section 3. Pending the acquisition of these lands by condemnation, the Director of City Development is authorized to negotiate for and to purchase them out of funds appropriated or to be appropriated, and the City Attorney is authorized to withdraw any tracts that are acquired from the condemnation proceedings.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

 

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Assistant City Attorney