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Legislation #: 050949 Introduction Date: 8/4/2005
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Determining that a public benefit will be gained by the waiver of a demolition lien on a property located at 1100 McGee and authorizing the City Manager to waive the lien.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
8/2/2005 Filed by the Clerk's office
8/4/2005 Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
8/24/2005 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
8/25/2005 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 050949

 

Determining that a public benefit will be gained by the waiver of a demolition lien on a property located at 1100 McGee and authorizing the City Manager to waive the lien.

 

WHEREAS, the Alexander Company, LLC (a/k/a, The Professional Building LLC), is in the process of renovating the Professional Building located at 1103 Grand Boulevard at a cost of $21,000,000.00; and

 

WHEREAS, the former National Garage structure located at 1100 McGee was designated a dangerous building by the City of Kansas City, Missouri and stood as an impediment to the redevelopment of the Professional Building and surrounding properties; and

 

WHEREAS, the Alexander Company has entered into a Development Agreement with the City of Kansas City, Missouri to complete improvements to the Professional Building and surrounding properties, and

 

WHEREAS, there exists a demolition lien against the property at 1100 McGee which is owned by the Alexander Company (a/k/a, The National Garage, LLC); in the amount of $282,557.25; and

 

WHEREAS, the lien waiver review committee recommends waiver of this lien; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That in accordance with Section 56-547(3) of the Code of Ordinances, the Council finds and determines that a public benefit will be gained by the waiver of the demolition lien on 1100 McGee, namely: The proposed improvements will clear blight, remediate environmental hazards, are consistent with the Citys goal of high density downtown residential development and are in a FOCUS priority area.

 

Section 2. That in accordance with Section 56.547(1) of the Code of Ordinances, the City Manager is hereby authorized to waive the aforementioned demolition lien provided, however, that the lien shall not be waived until the renovation work at the Professional Building is completed and a temporary certificate of occupancy is issued.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Heather A. Brown

Assistant City Attorney