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Legislation #: 160907 Introduction Date: 12/1/2016
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Eleventh Amendment to the Briarcliff West Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Eleventh Amendment to the Briarcliff West Tax Increment Financing Plan; and authorizing the Director of Finance to execute a Second Amended and Restated Financing Agreement.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
11/28/2016 Filed by the Clerk's office
12/1/2016 Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
12/7/2016 Hold On Agenda (12/14/2016)
12/14/2016 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
12/15/2016 Passed

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160907.pdf Authenticated 153K Authenticated
Briarcliff West - Second Amended Restated Financing Agreement.pdf Agreement 207K agreement
160907 TIF Plan.pdf Plan 562K 11th Amendment
160907 Fact Sheet.pdf Fact Sheet 219K Fact Sheet
Briarcliff TIF Plan - 11th Amendment Ordinance (00191016xA7821).docx Request for Ordinance 22K Ordinance

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ORDINANCE NO. 160907

 

Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Eleventh Amendment to the Briarcliff West Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Eleventh Amendment to the Briarcliff West Tax Increment Financing Plan; and authorizing the Director of Finance to execute a Second Amended and Restated Financing Agreement.

WHEREAS, pursuant to the Real Property Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act, Sections 99.800 to 99.865, RSMo, as amended (the “TIF Act”), the City Council of Kansas City, Missouri (the “City Council”) by Ordinance No. 54556 passed on November 24, 1982, and thereafter repealed and amended in certain respects by Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 911076, as amended, passed on August 29, 1991, Ordinance No. 100089, passed on January 28, 2010, Ordinance No. 130986, passed on December 19, 2013, and Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 140823, As Amended, passed on June 18, 2015, created Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri (the “Commission”); and

 

WHEREAS, on May 3, 1990, the City Council passed Ordinance No. 65497, which accepted the recommendations of the Commission as to the Briarcliff West Tax Increment Financing Plan ("Redevelopment Plan") and designated the Redevelopment Area therein to be a blighted area; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council, by its passage of a series of ordinances, has amended the Redevelopment Plan on numerous occasions since it was first approved; and

  

WHEREAS, said Commission has been duly constituted and its members appointed; and, after all proper notice was given, the Commission met in public hearing and after receiving the comments of all interested persons and taxing districts, closed said public hearing on November 9, 2016 and adopted Resolution No. 11-05-16 (the Resolution) recommending that the City Council approve the Eleventh Amendment; and

 

WHEREAS, the Eleventh Amendment modifies certain line items in the budget of Redevelopment Project Costs, but leaving the total budget unchanged as well as updating the definitions section of the plan with current language; and

 

WHEREAS, on January 11, 2007, the City Council passed Ordinance No. 070034, which authorized supplemental financial assistance in an amount not to exceed $15,000,000, and the Director of Finance to execute a certain Financing Agreement consistent therewith; and

 

WHEREAS, on April 8, 2010, the City Council passed Ordinance No. 100285, which authorized the Director of Finance to make certain amendments to that Financing Agreement, and which amendments were made through an Amended and Restated Financing Agreement; and

 

WHEREAS, additional modifications to that Amended and Restated Financing Agreement are warranted for the purposes clarifying the parties’ intention with respect to the improvements constructed, and remaining to be constructed, and such changes are consistent with the Eleventh Amendment herein approved; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. The recommendations of the Commission concerning the Eleventh Amendment are hereby accepted and the Eleventh Amendment as presented to and recommended by the Commission is hereby approved and adopted.

 

Section 2. All terms used in this ordinance, not otherwise defined herein, shall be construed as defined in Section 99.800 to 99.865 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended (the “Act”).

 

Section 3. The Council hereby finds that:

 

(a) Good cause has been shown for amendment of the Redevelopment Plan, and that all previous findings of the Council with respect to the Redevelopment Plan, as amended, are not affected by the Eleventh Amendment and apply equally to the Eleventh Amendment;

 

(b) The Redevelopment Area, as amended, is a blighted area, as a whole, and has not been subject to growth and development through investment by private enterprise and would not reasonably be anticipated to be developed without the adoption of the Redevelopment Plan, as amended, and the Eleventh Amendment;

 

(c) The Redevelopment Plan, as amended, conforms to the comprehensive plan for the development of the City as a whole;

 

(d) The areas selected for Redevelopment Projects include only those parcels of real property and improvements therein which will be directly and substantially benefited by the Redevelopment Project improvements;

 

(e) The estimated dates of completion of the respective Redevelopment Projects and retirement of obligations incurred to finance Redevelopment Project Costs, have been stated in the Redevelopment Plan, as amended, and are not more than 23 years from the adoption of any ordinance approving a Redevelopment Project within the Redevelopment Area, as amended;

 

(f) A plan has been developed for relocation assistance for businesses and residences;

 

(g) The Eleventh Amendment does not include the initial development or redevelopment of any gambling establishment.

 

Section 4. That the Director of Finance is hereby authorized to execute a Second Amended and Restated Financing Agreement. Such agreement is approved in substantial form to that which is attached hereto.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

  

 

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Brian T. Rabineau

Assistant City Attorney