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Legislation #: 190565 Introduction Date: 7/11/2019
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving an update to the Greater Downtown Area Plan as a guide for the future development and redevelopment and public investment within the area generally bounded by the city limits of North Kansas City on the north, the state line on the west, 31st Street on the south, and Woodland Avenue on the east; and repealing and replacing the Greater Downtown Area Plan approved in 2010. (CD-CPC-2019-00092)

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
7/11/2019 Filed by the Clerk's office
7/17/2019 Hold On Agenda (8/7/2019)
7/11/2019 Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee
8/7/2019 Hold On Agenda (10/2/2019)
10/2/2019 Do Pass
10/3/2019 Assigned to Third Read Calendar
10/3/2019 Assigned to Third Read Calendar
10/10/2019 Adopted

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GDAP_Draft_07022019_no_watermark.pdf Plan 93220K * draft greater downtown area plan 7-2-19
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03-cd-cpc-2019-00092 staff report 7-2-19.pdf Staff Report 613K staff report
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RESOLUTION NO. 190565

 

Approving an update to the Greater Downtown Area Plan as a guide for the future development and redevelopment and public investment within the area generally bounded by the city limits of North Kansas City on the north, the state line on the west, 31st Street on the south, and Woodland Avenue on the east; and repealing and replacing the Greater Downtown Area Plan approved in 2010. (CD-CPC-2019-00092)

 

WHEREAS, on March 11, 2010 the City Council by Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 100049 adopted the Greater Downtown Area Plan; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council amended said plan by Resolution No. 121046 on January 17, 2013; and the City Council further amended said plan by Resolution No. 130323 on May 9, 2013; and the City Council further amended said plan by Resolution No. 150475 on June 18, 2015; and the City Council further amended said plan by Resolution No. 160482 on July 14, 2016; and the City Council further amended said plan by Resolution No. 170584 on August 17, 2017; and the City Council further amended said plan by Resolution No. 180975 on December 20, 2018; and the City Council further amended said plan by Resolution No. 180408 on June 7, 2018; and the City Council further amended said plan by Resolution No. 180384 on May 24, 2018; and the City Council further amended said plan by Resolution No. 180193 on March 29, 2018; and the City Council further amended said plan by Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 180022 on March 3, 2018; and

 

WHEREAS, these amendments have been incorporated into the updated Greater Downtown Area Plan; and

 

WHEREAS, the stakeholders of the Greater Downtown Area in conjunction with the City Development Department have conducted a study delineating the characteristics of the Greater Downtown Area; and

 

WHEREAS, legal notice for the public hearing before the City Plan Commission was published on June 17, 2019, in conformity with state and local laws; and

 

WHEREAS, after all interested persons were given the opportunity to present testimony, the City Plan Commission did on July 2, 2019, recommend approval of the proposed repeals of existing plans and approval of the update to the Greater Downtown Area Plan; and

 

WHEREAS, the Greater Downtown Area Plan has incorporated the policies of the FOCUS Kansas City Plan and other appropriate planning documents; and

 

WHEREAS, the policies within the Greater Downtown Area Plan, which will serve as the plan of record for this area, are consistent with the policies of the FOCUS Kansas City Plan. Any future amendments to the Greater Downtown Area Plan should be guided by and comply with the policy direction set forth in the FOCUS Kansas City Plan, adopted by Resolution No. 971268 on October 30, 1997; and

 

WHEREAS, as a result of the study, the City Planning and Development Department has proposed a framework for the orderly development and redevelopment within the Greater Downtown Area; and

 

WHEREAS, said framework provides a guide for future development and redevelopment of the area, for specific and general policies to guide future decisions, and for identification of public and private needs throughout the community and possible solutions to those needs; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Planning and Development Department has incorporated its findings in an update to the Greater Downtown Area Plan; and

 

WHEREAS, after considering additional testimony, the Council has determined it appropriate to approve the updated Greater Downtown Area Plan and repeal and replace previous versions; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section A. That the Greater Downtown Area Plan is hereby adopted as a guide for the future development and public investments for that area generally bounded by the city limits of North Kansas City on the north, the state line on the west, 31st Street on the south and Woodland Avenue on the east. A copy of the Greater Downtown Area Plan is attached hereto, in substantial form, and is hereby approved.

 

Section B. That the Greater Downtown Area Plan is consistent and complies with the FOCUS Kansas City Plan, adopted on October 30, 1997, by Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 971268, and is adopted as a supplement to the FOCUS Kansas City Plan.

 

Section C. That the Council finds and declares that before taking any action on the proposed Greater Downtown Area Plan hereinabove, all public notices have been given and hearings have been had as required by law.

 

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