ORDINANCE NO. 941563
Reducing the appropriation in the Civic Mall Development
account; appropriating funds to provide for acquisition of property associated
with the Civic Mall; authorizing the Director of City Development to proceed
with property acquisition; and authorizing a Cooperative Agreement with the Tax
Increment Financing Commission and directing the City Clerk to file same.
WHEREAS, the development of the Civic Mall and
surrounding development activities, such as the new United States Federal
Courthouse, will significantly reduce the inventory of parking spaces around
City Hall and neighboring public facilities; and
WHEREAS, the Civic Mall redevelopment plan
recognizes the need to replace parking and identifies a portion of Block No.
96, bounded by 11th Street, 12th Street, Oak and McGee Streets, as an
appropriate site for a parking garage; and
WHEREAS, the General Services Administration has
indicated a willingness to locate a new Federal office building on Block No.
64, bounded by 9th Street, 10th Street, Locust and Cherry Streets; and
WHEREAS, the Civic Mall redevelopment plan calls for
placing public and governmental facilities along the eastern side of the Civic
WHEREAS, the Tax Increment Financing Commission is
preparing a tax increment financing plan for the Civic Mall area which
envisions public and governmental facility developments on Block No. 64.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:
Section 1. That the appropriation in the following
account of the General Fund is hereby reduced in the following amount:
95-100-064-7003-T Civic Mall Development
Section 2. That the sum of $4,000,000.00 is hereby
appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to the
following accounts in the General Fund:
95-100-064-7017-T 11th and Oak Parking Garage
$1,500,000.00 95-100-064-7016-T Civic Mall East 2,500,000.00
Section 3. That the Director of City Development
Department is hereby designated as requisitioning authority for Account Nos.
95-100-064-7017-T and 95-100-064-7016-T.
Section 4. That the Director of City Development
Department is hereby authorized to proceed with acquisition, including
condemnation, if necessary, relocation and demolition activities, design,
environmental analysis and appraisals to develop a site for the 11th and Oak
Parking Garage, utilizing the funds from Account No. 95-100-064-7017-T.
Section 5. That the Director of City Development
Department is authorized to enter into a Cooperative Agreement with the Tax
Increment Financing Commission in the amount of $2,500,000.00 to be paid from
funds in Account No. 95-100-064-7016-T. A copy of the Cooperative Agreement is
attached hereto in substantial form and made a part hereof by reference.
Section 6. That the City Clerk is hereby directed
to cause a copy of the Cooperative Agreement to be recorded in the Office of
the Department of Records of Jackson County, Missouri, and a copy filed with
the Secretary of State.
I hereby certify that there is a balance, otherwise
unencumbered, to the credit of the appropriation to which the foregoing
expenditure is to be charged, and a cash balance, otherwise unencumbered, in
the treasury, to the credit of the fund from which payment is to be made, each
sufficient to meet the obligation hereby incurred.
Director of Finance
Approved as to form and
Acting City Attorney