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Legislation #: 001648 Introduction Date: 12/14/2000
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving an amendment expanding the Downtown Paseo West Area General Development Plan and Declaration of Blight by declaring the area generally located one-half block west of Paseo between E. 9th Street and E. 14th Street, a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation; approving the general development plan for the same, said plan to be known as the Amended Downtown Paseo West Area General Development Plan; and approving ad valorem tax benefits for the area.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
12/14/2000

Prepare to Introduce

12/14/2000

Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

1/10/2001

Hold On Agenda

2/7/2001

Do Pass

2/8/2001

Assigned to Third Read Calendar

2/15/2001

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 001648

 

Approving an amendment expanding the Downtown Paseo West Area General Development Plan and Declaration of Blight by declaring the area generally located one-half block west of Paseo between E. 9th Street and E. 14th Street, a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation; approving the general development plan for the same, said plan to be known as the Amended Downtown Paseo West Area General Development Plan; and approving ad valorem tax benefits for the area.

 

WHEREAS, Section 100.400, RSMo, 1986, as amended, provides that a legislative body may approve a declaration of blight and approve a General Development Plan for the same area simultaneously; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council did on August 21, 1980, adopt Ordinance No. 51878 declaring that the Downtown Paseo West Area is blighted, insanitary or undeveloped, pursuant to Section 100.400, RSMo, and the City Council did on November 13, 1980, adopt Ordinance No. 52079 approving the Downtown Paseo West Area General Development Plan for the area; and

 

WHEREAS, the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, has submitted a General Development Plan for an expanded Downtown Paseo West Area generally located one-half block west of Paseo between E. 9th Street and E. 14th Street ("Expanded Area"); and

 

WHEREAS, said area is blighted due to insanitary or unsafe conditions, deterioration of site improvements, and a combination of such factors as to constitute an economic or social liability to the public health, safety, morals and welfare; and

 

WHEREAS, the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, did on April 26, 2000, adopt Resolution No. 568, approving the Amended Downtown Paseo West Area Factual Evidence of Blight, and Resolution No. 567, approving the Amended Downtown Paseo West Area General Development Plan; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the proposed Planned Industrial Expansion Area identified as the Expansion Area, generally located one-half block west of Paseo between E. 9th Street and E. 14th Street, is a blighted area and in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation and is appropriate for a Planned Industrial Expansion Area project, and that the undertaking by the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, of surveys and plans for a Planned Industrial Expansion Area project of the character contemplated by Section 100.300, et seq., Revised Statutes of Missouri, 1986, as amended, ("RSMo"), in the proposed Planned Industrial Expansion Area is hereby approved.

 

Section 2. That the amended General Development Plan for the Downtown Paseo West Area as described above, is hereby approved. A copy of said plan is attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference as Document No. 001648, on file in the office of the City Clerk.

 

Section 3. That the Council has duly made the findings necessary for compliance with Section 100.400, RSMo.

 

Section 4. That said Amended General Development Plan is hereby found to be feasible and in conformance with the General Plan for the development of the community as a whole.

 


Section 5. That the Council hereby grants ad valorem tax benefits to the Downtown Paseo West Area pursuant to Section 100.570, RSMo. Specifically, the real property ascribed therein shall not be subject to ad valorem taxes imposed for a period of ten (10) years except to such extent and such amount as may be imposed upon such real property measured solely by the amount of the assessed valuation of the land, exclusive of improvements, and further for the next following period of fifteen (15) years, ad valorem taxes upon such real property shall be measured by the assessed valuation of fifty percent (50%) of the value of such real property including improvements.

 

Section 6. That the Council finds and declares that before taking any action on the proposed declaration of blight, General Development Plan and ad valorem tax benefits, all public notices have been given and hearings have been held as required by law.

 

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I hereby certify that all public notices required by law have been given and had.

 

 

 

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Secretary, City Plan Commission

 

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

 

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Assistant City Attorney