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Legislation #: 190330 Introduction Date: 4/25/2019
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving real property tax abatement for improvements on real property located at 1808 McGee Street, Kansas City, Missouri, within Enhanced Enterprise Zone 1; and directing the City Clerk to provide a copy of this Ordinance to the Director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development.  

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
4/25/2019 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/25/2019 Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
5/1/2019 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
5/2/2019 Passed

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190330.pdf Authenticated 90K Authenticated Ordinance
18McGee LLC_EEZ 1 Board Meeting Presentation - 190330.pptx Other 3056K Presentation
Exhibit #4D_Avenue Logistics_EEZ Incentive Analysis.docx Exhibit 20K Avenue Logistics EEZ Incentive Analysis
Exhibit #4C_Avenue Logistics_AdvanceKC Scorecard_4.2.9.xlsx Exhibit 268K Avenue Logistics AdvanceKC Scorecard
Exhibit #4B_Avenue Logistics_Map.docx Exhibit 5198K Avenue Logistics Map
Exhibit #4A_Avenue Logistics_EEZ Project Description.docx Exhibit 35K Avenue Logistics Project Description
EEZ 1_Resolution_18McGee LLC.DOCX Exhibit 24K Avenue Logistics EEZ Board #1 Resolution 4-1-2019
Avenue Logistics_Fact Sheet_4.24.19.XLSX Fact Sheet 23K Avenue Logistics Ordinance Fact Sheet
Ordinance_18McGee LLC and Avenue Logistics_EEZ Abatement.DOCX Request for Ordinance 19K Avenue Logistics Request for Ordinance

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ORDINANCE NO. 190330

 

Approving real property tax abatement for improvements on real property located at 1808 McGee Street, Kansas City, Missouri, within Enhanced Enterprise Zone 1; and directing the City Clerk to provide a copy of this Ordinance to the Director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development.  

 

WHEREAS, Section 135.963, RSMo, authorizes, upon governing body approval, up to twenty-five years of tax abatement for improvements made to real property within an Enhanced Enterprise Zone after the date of enterprise zone designation by the Missouri Department of Economic Development; and  

 

WHEREAS, on August 25, 2005, by Resolution No. 051066, the City Council designated pursuant to Section 135.960, RSMo, an enhanced enterprise zone program area known as Enhanced Enterprise Zone 1; and

 

WHEREAS, on August 25, 2005, by Resolution No. 051066, the City Council directed that improvements to real property within the Enhanced Enterprise Zone 1 shall be exempt from assessment and payment of at least 50% of the ad valorem taxes on such improvements for a period of ten years, and shall be eligible for abatement of ad valorem taxes for rates and periods exceeding the 50% for 10 year abatement by passage of an ordinance or resolution by the City Council authorizing the abatement and establishing the terms of such abatement; and 

 

WHEREAS, on November 22, 2005, by Ordinance No. 051411, the City Council identified the types of business by NAICS sector names which would qualify for state and local incentives within the Enhanced Enterprise Zone 1; and

 

WHEREAS, Avenue Logistics, has requested tax abatement for certain improvements to real property located within Enhanced Enterprise Zone 1 at 1808 McGee Street, for use by Avenue Logistics, a logistics broker company; and  

 

WHEREAS, Avenue Logistic’s application complies with the requirements of Section 135.963, RSMo, and the City’s ordinances and resolutions governing enhanced enterprise zones; and

 

WHEREAS, the EDC staff recommended fifteen (15) years, seventy-five percent (75%) abatement; and

 

WHEREAS, the Enhanced Enterprise Zone 1 Board approved ten (10) years, seventy-five percent (75%) real property tax abatement for Avenue Logistics at 1808 McGee Street in Kansas City, Missouri, NOW, THEREFORE, 

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:  


Section 1. That pursuant to Section 135.963, RSMo, the City Council hereby approves the application for tax abatement by Avenue Logistics for improvements made after the date of Enhanced Enterprise Zone 1 designation to the real property located in the Enhanced Enterprise Zone 1 at 1808 McGee Street, Kansas City, Missouri (the “Property”).

 

Section 2. That the tax abatement granted herein shall, except as provided in Section 3 hereof, be 75% of the value of the improvements on the Property for a period of 10 calendar years, provided, however, that pursuant to Section 135.963.5, RSMo, this abatement shall terminate no later than 25 years from August 19, 2005, the date the Enhanced Enterprise Zone 1 was designated by the Missouri Department of Economic Development. Further, the abatement granted herein shall apply to all ad valorem taxes, imposed by all political subdivisions with the power to tax, on improvements made on the Property after August 19, 2005, subject to continued compliance with Section 135.963, RSMo, and the City’s ordinances and resolutions governing enhanced enterprise zones.  The affected political subdivisions are:

 

City - Kansas City 

Kansas City Missouri School District

Jackson County

Board of Disabled Services

Mental Health

Metropolitan Community College

Kansas City Public Library

State Blind Pension

 

Section 3. That the tax abatement granted herein shall not extend to any property categorized by the Jackson County Assessor as residential real property for ad valorem taxation purposes.

 

Section 4. That the City Clerk is hereby directed to deliver a copy of this ordinance to the State Director of Economic Development within thirty days following passage of this ordinance.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Katherine Chandler

Assistant City Attorney