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Legislation #: 041406 Introduction Date: 12/9/2004
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER NASH AND COUNCILMEMBER MCFADDEN-WEAVER
Title: Repealing Ordinance No. 040329, which approved a General Development Plan for the Oak Pointe Redevelopment Planning Area for an area of approximately 8.4 acres generally bounded by 38th Street on the north, 39th Street on the south, Elmwood Avenue on the east and Kensington Avenue on the west and declared the area included in such plan to be a blighted, insanitary or undeveloped industrial area and its redevelopment necessary, and approved the ad valorem tax benefits.

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12/9/2004 Filed by the Clerk's office
12/9/2004 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 041406

 

Repealing Ordinance No. 040329, which approved a General Development Plan for the Oak Pointe Redevelopment Planning Area for an area of approximately 8.4 acres generally bounded by 38th Street on the north, 39th Street on the south, Elmwood Avenue on the east and Kensington Avenue on the west and declared the area included in such plan to be a blighted, insanitary or undeveloped industrial area and its redevelopment necessary, and approved the ad valorem tax benefits.

 

WHEREAS, on April 15, 2004, the Council approved Ordinance No. 040329, which approved a General Development Plan for the Oak Pointe Redevelopment Planning Area for an area of approximately 8.4 acres generally bounded by 38th Street on the north, 39th Street on the south, Elmwood Avenue on the east and Kensington Avenue on the west (the Plan) and declared the area included in such plan to be a blighted, insanitary or undeveloped industrial area and its redevelopment necessary, and approved the ad valorem tax benefits through the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri (the Authority); and

 

WHEREAS, as called for in the Plan, the demolition of the Seven Oaks Apartments has been accomplished; and

 

WHEREAS, however, since the approval of the Plan, Councilwoman Mc-Fadden-Weaver, Councilman Troy Nash and some area residents and property owners have raised concerns about the elimination of the commercial land uses as contemplated by the Plan; and

 

WHEREAS, the Mayor and Council wish to be sensitive to the needs and concerns of area residents and property owners; and

 

WHEREAS, to that end, the Mayor and Council wish to repeal the ordinance approving the General Development Plan for the Oak Pointe Redevelopment Planning Area, thereby effectively removing the Leons Grocery and Houston strip mall from all threat of eminent domain and the changes to the area proposed by the Plan; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Ordinance No. 040329, which approved a General Development Plan for the Oak Pointe Redevelopment Planning Area for an area of approximately 8.4 acres generally bounded by 38th Street on the north, 39th Street on the south, Elmwood Avenue on the east and Kensington Avenue on the west and declared the area included in


such plan to be a blighted, insanitary or undeveloped industrial area and its redevelopment necessary, and approved the ad valorem tax benefits, is hereby repealed.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Heather A. Brown

Assistant City Attorney