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Legislation #: 100490 Introduction Date: 6/10/2010
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 8/1/2010
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving an amendment to the Downtown Streetscape Master Plan, that is the guide for the future design and implementation of streetscape enhancements in an area generally described as I-35 on the north and west, I-670 on the south and I-70 on the east and an area bounded by I-670 on the north, 17th Street on the south, Baltimore Street on east and Broadway Boulevard on the west.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
6/9/2010 Filed by the Clerk's office
6/10/2010 Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee
7/14/2010 Do Pass
7/15/2010 Assigned to Third Read Calendar
7/22/2010 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 100490

 

Approving an amendment to the Downtown Streetscape Master Plan, that is the guide for the future design and implementation of streetscape enhancements in an area generally described as I-35 on the north and west, I-670 on the south and I-70 on the east and an area bounded by I-670 on the north, 17th Street on the south, Baltimore Street on east and Broadway Boulevard on the west.

 

WHEREAS, the Downtown Streetscape Master Plan was approved by the City Council in Resolution No. 050887 on August 25, 2005; and

 

WHEREAS, the first amendment to the Downtown Streetscape Master Plan, which involved the addition of a future streetscape map, was approved by the Council by Ordinance No. 061347 on January 17, 2007; and

 

WHEREAS, the second amendment to the Downtown Streetscape Master Plan, which involved the removal of an area on Baltimore Street from Truman Road to 17th Street, by designating 17th Street as a Primary Street: Pedestrian Priority Street, by adding Central Street and Wyandotte Street between 17th and 18th Street to the plan area and designating them as Secondary Streets: Support Streets, and changing the designation of Wyandotte Street from Downtown Streetscape to Library District Streetscape in an area approximately 200 feet south of 10th Street; was approved by the City Council by Ordinance No. 090554 on July 23, 2009; and

 

WHEREAS, because of a recommendation by the City Forester, it has become necessary and desirable to make certain modifications to the street tree matrix; and

WHEREAS, legal notice of the public hearing before the City Plan Commission was published in conformity with state and local laws; and

WHEREAS, the City Plan Commission did hold public hearings and did recommend approval on May 18, 2010, of this third amendment to the Downtown Streetscape Plan; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section A. That the third amendment to the Downtown Streetscape Master Plan be and the same is hereby adopted and approved by the City Council as the guide for the future design and implementation of streetscape enhancements of the area described therein. A copy of the plan is on file in the office of the City Clerk with this ordinance and incorporated herein by reference.

 


Section B. That the third amendment to the Downtown Streetscape Master Plan includes the following changes to the street tree matrix:

 

§     Broadway Boulevard, Truman Road to 17th Street: Red Sunset Maple

§     Wyandotte Street, Truman Road to 17th Street: Red Sunset Maple

§     Wyandotte Street, 17th Street to 18th Street: Princeton Sentry Ginkgo

§     Central Street, 17th Street to 18th Street: Columnar Hornbeam

§     16th Street, Baltimore Street to Broadway Boulevard: Skyline Honey Locust

§     17th Street, Baltimore Street to Broadway Boulevard: Princeton Sentry Ginkgo

§     Admiral Boulevard: Shumard Oak

§     Charlotte Street: Shumard Oak

§     McGee Street: Sunburst Honey Locust

§     Walnut Street: Japanese Zelkova

§     14th Street, Oak Street to Locust Street: Sunburst Honey Locust

§     Grand Boulevard: Single Stem Amur Maples

Section C. That the Council finds and declares that before taking any action on the proposed amendment hereinabove, all public notices and hearings required by law have been given and had.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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M. Margaret Sheahan Moran

Assistant City Attorney