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Legislation #: 080394 Introduction Date: 4/17/2008
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 5/11/2008
Sponsor: None
Title: Determining compliance of the 2555 Grand Office Building and parking garage, for Phase B-3 of Stage 2 of the Crown Center "353" Development Plan by the Crown Center Redevelopment Corporation, generally located at the northeast corner of 26th Street and Grand Boulevard, and authorizing the Director of City Development to issue a Certificate of Full Compliance. (116-S-12)

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
4/15/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/17/2008 Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee
4/23/2008 Do Pass
4/24/2008 Assigned to Third Read Calendar
5/1/2008 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 080394

 

Determining compliance of the 2555 Grand Office Building and parking garage, for Phase B-3 of Stage 2 of the Crown Center "353" Development Plan by the Crown Center Redevelopment Corporation, generally located at the northeast corner of 26th Street and Grand Boulevard, and authorizing the Director of City Development to issue a Certificate of Full Compliance. (116-S-12)

WHEREAS, on March 31, 1967, the City Council approved the Crown Center 353 Development plan, for the Crown Center Redevelopment Corporation by passage of Ordinance No. 33763, which approved the redevelopment of the Property, provided certain tax abatement and authorized the execution of a 353 Contract for the Project; and

WHEREAS, the 353 plan was revised with the following legislation: Ordinance No. 35766, September 13, 1968; Ordinance No. 38705, September 11, 1970; Ordinance No. 39268, February 26, 1971; Ordinance No. 44963, January 31, 1975; Ordinance No. 45162, March 27, 1975; Ordinance No. 48630, December 29, 1977; Ordinance No. 50254, April 12, 1979; Ordinance No. 55172, May 27, 1983; Ordinance No. 55945, January 6, 1984; Ordinance No. 58625, October 31, 1985; Ordinance No. 61184, July 2, 1987; Ordinance No. 63118, October 13, 1988; Ordinance No. 980990, August 20, 1998; Ordinance No. 991159, September 9, 1999, Ordinance Nos. 001615 and 001616, January 4, 2001, and lastly with Ordinance Nos. 021302 (353) and 021303 (URD), November 14, 2002; and

WHEREAS, the 353 Contract was most recently amended between the City and Developer on February 25, 2003; and

WHEREAS, the Crown Center Redevelopment Corporation has requested a Certificate of Full Compliance for the 2555 Grand Office Building and parking garage, for Phase B-3 of Stage 2 of the Crown Center "353" Development Plan; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Larry S. Bruton, FAIA, Partner, Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects LLP, has identified that the project as built consists of the construction of a 24 story, 678,434 SF Office Building along with an adjacent 9 level parking structure with 2,719 parking spaces; and

WHEREAS, on April 1, 2008, the City Plan Commission reviewed the Development Plan and determined that the construction proposed in the Development Plan for the 2555 Grand Building and parking garage has occurred and has recommended that the City Council authorize the issuance of a Certificate of Full Compliance to the Crown Center Redevelopment Corporation; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:


Section A. That the Council finds and determines that the 2555 Grand Office Building and parking garage, also known as Phase B-3 of Stage 2 of the Crown Center "353" Development Plan, has been completed and the construction is in compliance with the approved 353 Development Plan.

Section B. That the Council hereby authorizes the Director of City Development to issue a Certificate of Full Compliance to Crown Center Redevelopment Corporation pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Development Plan and Redevelopment Contract and pursuant to Section 74-17, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, for 2555 Grand and parking garage.

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Heather A. Brown

Assistant City Attorney