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Legislation #: 190478 Introduction Date: 6/13/2019
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving real property tax abatement for improvements on real property located at 13830 Madison Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri, within Enhanced Enterprise Zone 2; and directing the City Clerk to provide a copy of this Ordinance to the Director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development.  

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
6/12/2019 Filed by the Clerk's office
6/13/2019 Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
6/26/2019 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
6/27/2019 Passed

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190478.pdf Authenticated 88K Authenticated Ordinance
Direction_EEZ 2 Board Meeting Presentation (1).pptx Other 1250K Presentation
190478 fact sheet.pdf Fact Sheet 151K Fact Sheet
Project Direction EEZ Resolution 5.2.19.pdf Exhibit 78K Project Direction EEZ Resolution 5-2-19

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ORDINANCE NO. 190478

 

Approving real property tax abatement for improvements on real property located at 13830 Madison Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri, within Enhanced Enterprise Zone 2; and directing the City Clerk to provide a copy of this Ordinance to the Director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development.  

 

WHEREAS, Section 135.963, RSMo, authorizes, upon governing body approval, up to twenty-five years of tax abatement for improvements made to real property within an Enhanced Enterprise Zone after the date of enterprise zone designation by the Missouri Department of Economic Development; and  

 

WHEREAS, on August 25, 2005, by Resolution No. 051067, the City Council designated pursuant to Section 135.960, RSMo, an enhanced enterprise zone program area known as Enhanced Enterprise Zone 2; and

 

WHEREAS, on August 25, 2005, by Resolution No. 051067, the City Council directed that improvements to real property within the Enhanced Enterprise Zone 2 shall be exempt from assessment and payment of at least 50% of the ad valorem taxes on such improvements for a period of ten years, and shall be eligible for abatement of ad valorem taxes for rates and periods exceeding the 50% for 10 year abatement by passage of an ordinance or resolution by the City Council authorizing the abatement and establishing the terms of such abatement; and 

 

WHEREAS, on November 22, 2005, by Ordinance No. 051412, the City Council identified the types of business by NAICS sector names which would qualify for state and local incentives within the Enhanced Enterprise Zone 2; and

 

WHEREAS, Project Direction, has requested tax abatement for certain improvements to real property located within Enhanced Enterprise Zone 2 at 13830 Madison Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri, for use by Project Direction, a professional services company; and  

 

WHEREAS, Project Direction application complies with the requirements of Section 135.963, RSMo, and the City’s ordinances and resolutions governing enhanced enterprise zones; and

 

WHEREAS, the EDC staff recommended twenty (20) years, one hundred percent (100%) abatement and;

 

WHEREAS, the Enhanced Enterprise Zone 2 Board approved twenty (20) years, one hundred percent (100%) real property tax abatement for Project Direction at 13830 Madison Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri; NOW, THEREFORE, 

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:  


Section 1. That pursuant to Section 135.963, RSMo, the City Council hereby approves the application for tax abatement by Project Direction for improvements made after the date of Enhanced Enterprise Zone 2 designation to the real property located in the Enhanced Enterprise Zone 2 at, 13830 Madison Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri (the “Property”).

 

Section 2. That the tax abatement granted herein shall, except as provided in Section 3 hereof, be 100% of the value of the improvements on the Property for a period of 20 calendar years, provided, however, that pursuant to Section 135.963.5, RSMo, this abatement shall terminate no later than 25 years from August 19, 2005, the date the Enhanced Enterprise Zone 2 was designated by the Missouri Department of Economic Development. Further, the abatement granted herein shall apply to all ad valorem taxes, imposed by all political subdivisions with the power to tax, on improvements made on the Property after August 19, 2005, subject to continued compliance with Section 135.963, RSMo, and the City’s ordinances and resolutions governing enhanced enterprise zones.  The affected political subdivisions are:

 

City - Kansas City

Grandview Missouri School District

Jackson County

Board of Disabled Services

Mental Health

Metropolitan Community College

Midcontinent Library

State Blind Pension

 

Section 3. That the tax abatement granted herein shall not extend to any property categorized by the Jackson County Assessor as residential real property for ad valorem taxation purposes.

 

Section 4. That the City Clerk is hereby directed to deliver a copy of this ordinance to the State Director of Economic Development within thirty days following passage of this ordinance.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Katherine Chandler

Assistant City Attorney