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Legislation #: 190353 Introduction Date: 5/2/2019
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving an amendment to the Brooklyn East II Urban Renewal Plan for the purpose of extending its duration for an additional ten-year term.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
4/30/2019 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/2/2019 Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
5/15/2019 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
5/16/2019 Passed

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190353 Brooklyn East II URA - 2019 Amendment - staff report.pdf Staff Report 45K Brooklyn East II URA _First Amendment
190353 Brooklyn East II URA - First Amendment - Ordinance Fact Sheet.pdf Fact Sheet 61K Brooklyn East II URA _First Amendment
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ORDINANCE NO. 190353

 

Approving an amendment to the Brooklyn East II Urban Renewal Plan for the purpose of extending its duration for an additional ten-year term.

 

WHEREAS, the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri (“LCRA”) is a public body corporate and politic created by the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority Law, Section 99.300, et seq., RSMo (“LCRA Law”), and is transacting business and exercising the powers granted by the LCRA Law by virtue of Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 16120; and

 

WHEREAS, LCRA approved the Brooklyn East II Urban Renewal Plan (“Plan”) on February 24, 1990, by Resolution 2-1-99; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council approved the Plan on June 10, 1999, by Ordinance No. 990639; and

 

WHEREAS, the Plan, as originally approved by the City Council, provided that it would continue for a period of twenty years; which was, until on or about June 19, 2019; and

 

WHEREAS, a number of single-family homes were built or rehabilitated within the first few years, but construction stopped as a result of the Great Recession and disinvestment and blight has returned to the Plan Area; and

 

WHEREAS, various nonprofit and for-profit entities now intend to redevelop the buildable vacant parcels as single-family homes (“Project”); and

 

WHEREAS, LCRA desires to encourage and support the construction of single-family homes within the Plan in conformance with the intent of the Plan; and

 

WHEREAS, LCRA approved the First Amendment to extend the Plan at its February 27, 2019 meeting; and

 

WHEREAS, LCRA Law and Plan require that the City Council act with respect to such amendment, should it elect to approve the same; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Section 10 of the Brooklyn East II Urban Renewal Plan, as the same was previously approved by the City Council via Ordinance No. 990639, is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

X. DURATION OF CONTROLS. This Urban Renewal Plan shall be effective for a period of thirty (30) years from the date of approval by the City Council of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, unless otherwise amended by the City. The construction of improvements and other described uses within the Urban Renewal Project Area shall commence within two years of approval of the last amendment to this Urban Renewal Plan by the City Council.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Katherine Chandler

Assistant City Attorney