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Legislation #: 191042 Introduction Date: 12/12/2019
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Declaring an area of land of about 348 acres generally bounded by East 77th Street on the north, Prospect Avenue on the east, East 85th Street on the south, and the rear property lines of properties on the west side of Troost Avenue on the west to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority Law; and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the Marlborough Community Coalition Urban Renewal Plan. (CD-CPC-2019-00166)

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
12/12/2019 Filed by the Clerk's office
12/12/2019 Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee
12/18/2019 Hold On Agenda (1/8/2020)
1/8/2020 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
1/9/2020 Passed

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191042 Speaker Cards.pdf Other 137K Public Testimony Speaker Cards
191042.pdf Authenticated 97K Authenticated Ordinance
CD_CPC_2019-00166_Marlborough URP_Final.docx Staff Report 763K REVISED Staff Report
Marlborough URP fact sheet.docx Fact Sheet 46K REVISED Fact Sheet--CORRECT VERSION
Fact Sheet_88-20A-1219.docx Fact Sheet 69K REVISED Fact Sheet
docket map.pdf Exhibit 1610K Docket Map
plan.docx Exhibit 691K Urban Renewal Plan
blight study.PDF Exhibit 11935K Blight Study
CD-CPC-2019-00166 Marlborough URP Ordinance Request.docx Request for Ordinance 26K Requst for Ordinance
Marlborough URP fact sheet.docx Fact Sheet 46K Fact Sheet
07_CD-CPC-2019-00166_Marlborough URP_11-19-19.pdf Staff Report 1717K CPC Staff Report

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ORDINANCE NO. 191042

 

Declaring an area of land of about 348 acres generally bounded by East 77th Street on the north, Prospect Avenue on the east, East 85th Street on the south, and the rear property lines of properties on the west side of Troost Avenue on the west to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority Law; and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the Marlborough Community Coalition Urban Renewal Plan. (CD-CPC-2019-00166)

 

WHEREAS, Section 99.430, RSMo, provides that a legislative body may approve a declaration of blight and approve an urban renewal plan for the same area simultaneously; and

WHEREAS, it is desirable and in the public interest that the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri submit an Urban Renewal Plan for the 348 acres generally bounded by East 77th Street on the north, Prospect Avenue on the east, East 85th Street on the south, and the rear property lines of properties on the west side of Troost Avenue on the west; and

WHEREAS, the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority has found said area to be blighted due to the insanitary or unsafe conditions, deterioration of site improvements, and a combination of such factors so as to constitute an economic or social liability to the public health, safety, morals or welfare; and

WHEREAS, the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority has recommended and determined that the Marlborough Community Coalition Urban Renewal Plan Area be eligible for tax abatement and if necessary, the exercise of eminent domain by the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority; and

WHEREAS, the City Plan Commission reviewed and recommended approval of the Marlborough Community Coalition Urban Renewal Plan on November 19, 2019; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the proposed Urban Renewal area of 348 acres generally bounded by East 77th Street on the north, Prospect Avenue on the east, East 85th Street on the south, and the rear property lines of properties on the west side of Troost Avenue on the west, and more specifically described as:

Beginning at the point of intersection of the centerline of Troost Avenue and the centerline of E. 77th Street, thence easterly along the centerline of E. 77th Street to its point of intersection with the centerline of Prospect Avenue; thence southerly along said centerline of Prospect Avenue to its point of intersection with the centerline of E. 87th Street; thence westerly along said centerline of E. 87th Street to its point of intersection with the centerline of Troost Avenue; thence northerly along said centerline of Troost Avenue to its point of intersection with the centerline of E. 77th Street; said point being the Point of Beginning along with all parcels that face both sides of Troost Avenue, from E. 75th Street to north and E. 89th Street on the south, all lying situate within the City of Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

is a blighted area and in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation and is appropriate for an Urban Renewal Project, and that the undertaking by the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, of surveys and plans for an urban renewal project of a character contemplated by Section 99.430, Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended, and the proposed urban renewal area is hereby approved.

Section 2. That the Council has duly made the findings necessary for compliance with Sections 99.320 and 99.430, Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended.

 

Section 3. That the Urban Renewal Plan which is known as the Marlborough Community Coalition Urban Renewal Plan, a copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk with this ordinance and is incorporated herein by reference, is hereby approved including, if necessary, the power of eminent domain.

Section 4. That pursuant to Section 9 of Second Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 160383, as amended, the City Council hereby authorizes the abatement of ad valorem real property taxes to the full extent authorized by the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority Law with respect to any project qualifying for Jobs-Based or Site-Based “High Impact” designation as determined by the AdvanceKC Scorecard, derived from the City Council’s Economic Development and Incentive Policy, or located in a severely distressed census tract that has continuously maintained such status for not less than ten (10) years immediately prior to the effective date of the request.

Section 5. That said Urban Renewal Plan is hereby found to be feasible and in conformance with the Master Plan for the development of the community as a whole.

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Katherine Chandler

Assistant City Attorney