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Legislation #: 091054 Introduction Date: 12/17/2009
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 1/24/2010
Sponsor: None
Title: Declaring the area generally located between Gladstone Boulevard on the north, Elmwood Avenue and Jackson Avenue on the east, Independence Avenue on the south and Askew Avenue on the west, as a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Scarritt Renaissance II Urban Renewal Plan. (653-S-1)

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
12/16/2009 Filed by the Clerk's office
12/17/2009 Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee
1/6/2010 Do Pass
1/7/2010 Assigned to Third Read Calendar
1/14/2010 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 091054

 

Declaring the area generally located between Gladstone Boulevard on the north, Elmwood Avenue and Jackson Avenue on the east, Independence Avenue on the south and Askew Avenue on the west, as a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Scarritt Renaissance II Urban Renewal Plan. (653-S-1)

 

WHEREAS, the area generally located between Gladstone Boulevard on the north, Elmwood Avenue and Jackson Avenue on the east, Independence Avenue on the south and Askew Avenue on the west is (1) blighted by reason of the predominance of defective or inadequate street layout, insanitary or unsafe conditions, deterioration of site improvements, improper subdivision or obsolete platting, or the existence of conditions which endanger life or property by fire and other causes, or any combination of such factors, retards the provision of housing accommodations or constitutes an economic or social liability or a menace to the public health, safety, morals, or welfare in its present condition and use or (2) insanitary by reason of a predominance of buildings and improvements which, by reason of dilapidation, deterioration, age or obsolescence, inadequate provision for ventilation, light, air sanitation or open spaces, high density of population and overcrowding of buildings, overcrowding of land, or the existence of conditions which endanger life or property by fire and other causes, or any delinquency and crime or constitutes an economic or social liability and is detrimental to the public health, safety, or welfare; and

 

WHEREAS, on October 28, 2009, the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, adopted a resolution recommending that the area be declared blighted or insanitary and recommending approval of an Urban Renewal Plan for the area; and

 

WHEREAS, on October 6, 2009, the City Plan Commission reviewed this matter and recommended (1) approval of the designation of the area as blighted or insanitary area and (2) approval of the Urban Renewal Plan; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Council finds that the proposed urban renewal area identified as the Scarritt Renaissance II Urban Renewal Area generally located between Gladstone Boulevard on the north, Elmwood Avenue and Jackson Avenue on the east, Independence Avenue on the south and Askew Avenue on the west, legally described as:

 

Commencing at the point of intersection of the centerlines of Independence Avenue and Askew Avenue thence northerly along the said centerline of Askew Avenue to its point of intersection with the centerline of the southern boundary of the historic district, thence easterly, then northerly to the centerline at the intersection of Scarritt Avenue, then easterly to a point of the centerline of the eastern boundary of the historic district, thence northerly, westerly, northerly, westerly, southerly and westerly along the boundary of the historic district to its point of intersection with the centerline of Askew Avenue; thence northerly along said centerline of Askew Avenue to its point of intersection with the centerline of Cliff Drive, thence easterly along centerline of Cliff Drive to the intersection with the centerline of Elmwood Avenue then southerly to the intersection of the centerline of Norledge then westerly to the centerline of the intersection of Jackson Avenue then southerly to the intersection of the centerline of Independence Avenue then westerly to the point being the Point of Beginning, all situated in the City of Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

 

is a blighted or insanitary area need of redevelopment or in need of rehabilitation and is appropriate for an urban renewal project by the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, pursuant to Chapter 99, RSMo.

 

Section 2. That the Council finds that the Urban Renewal Plan is feasible and in conformity with the general plan for the development of the community as a whole.

 

Section 3. That the Scarritt Renaissance II Urban Renewal Plan, a copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk with this ordinance and is hereby approved.

 

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I hereby certify that as is required by Chapter 99, Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended, all public notices have been given and hearings have been held.

 

 

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Secretary, City Plan Commission

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Heather A. Brown

Assistant City Attorney