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Legislation #: 030326 Introduction Date: 3/13/2003
Type: Resolution Effective Date: 4/3/2003
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER ROWLAND
Title: Approving an amendment to the Westport Planning Area Plan, being that part of Kansas City bounded by the 31st Street Trafficway, State Line Road, Ward Parkway and Troost Avenue, by modifying the Land Use Plan and Map for an area of approximately 35 acres generally bounded by Washington Street, Broadway Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue on the west, J.C. Nichols Parkway on the east, 45th Street on the south and 42nd Street on the north, to recommend office, public and semi-public instead of multi-family residential, medium density, retail, office, industrial, public and semi-public and mixed uses. (132-S-26)

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3/13/2003

Prepare to Introduce

3/13/2003

Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

4/2/2003

Immediate Adoption

4/3/2003

Adopted


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RESOLUTION NO. 030326

 

Approving an amendment to the Westport Planning Area Plan, being that part of Kansas City bounded by the 31st Street Trafficway, State Line Road, Ward Parkway and Troost Avenue, by modifying the Land Use Plan and Map for an area of approximately 35 acres generally bounded by Washington Street, Broadway Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue on the west, J.C. Nichols Parkway on the east, 45th Street on the south and 42nd Street on the north, to recommend office, public and semi-public instead of multi-family residential, medium density, retail, office, industrial, public and semi-public and mixed uses. (132-S-26)

 

WHEREAS, on August 11, 1972, the City Council through the adoption of Resolution No. 41438 which adopted the Westport Planning Area Plan as a plan for future development within an area generally bounded on the north by 31st Street Trafficway, on the west by State Line Road, on the south by Ward Parkway and on the east by Troost Avenue; and

 

WHEREAS, the Westport Planning Area Plan has been amended by Resolution No. 56687, adopted July 26, 1984; by Resolution No. 57006, adopted October 10, 1984; by Resolution No. 58324, adopted October 18, 1985; by Resolution No. 57648, adopted November 27, 1985; by Resolution No. 59731, adopted August 7, 1986; by Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 63219, adopted June 1, 1989; Resolution No. 64634, adopted November 16, 1989; Resolution No. 64797, adopted January 11, 1990; by Resolution No. 64825, adopted March 11, 1990; by Resolution No. 941429, adopted March 18, 1993; by Resolution No. 931403, adopted March 17, 1994; by Resolution No. 940741, adopted September 15, 1994; by Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 950097, adopted March 2, 1995; by Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 960778, adopted August 22, 1996; by Resolution No. 971415, adopted October 23, 1997; by Resolution No. 971635, adopted March 26, 1998; by Resolution No. 990056, adopted March 4, 1999; by Resolution No. 990554, adopted May 13, 1999; by Resolution No. 000563, adopted May 18, 2000; by Resolution No. 001069, adopted September 14, 2000; by Resolution No. 010283, adopted March 15, 2001; by Resolution No. 020234, adopted March 28, 2002, and by Resolution 020910 adopted August 15, 2002; and

 

WHEREAS, due to certain changes, it is desirable to modify certain components of the Westport Planning Area Plan by an amendment to the Land Use Plan and Map as it affects that area of approximately 35 acres generally bounded by Washington Street, Broadway Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue on the west, J.C. Nichols Parkway on the east, 45th Street on the south and 42nd Street on the north to recommend office, public and semi-public instead of multi-family residential, medium density, retail, office, industrial, public and semi-public and mixed uses; and

 

WHEREAS, public notice of a hearing before the City Plan Commission was published on March __, 2003; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Plan Commission considered such amendment to the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map on April 1, 2003; and

 

WHEREAS, after all interested persons were given an opportunity to present testimony, the City Plan Commission did on April 1, 2003, recommend _______ of the proposed amendment to the Westport Planning Area Plan; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section A. That the Westport Planning Area Plan is hereby amended by repealing the Land Use Plan and Map and approving a new Land Use Plan and Map which changes the recommended land uses from multi-family residential, medium density, retail, office, industrial, public and semi-public and mixed uses to office, public and semi-public for that area of approximately 35 acres generally bounded by Washington Street, Broadway Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue on the west, J.C. Nichols Parkway on the east, 45th Street on the south and 42nd Street on the north. A copy of the amendment to the Land Use Plan and Map of the Westport Planning Area Plan, is attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference, as Exhibit "A" and is hereby approved.

 

Section B. That the amendment to the Westport Planning Area Plan is consistent and complies with the FOCUS Kansas City Plan, adopted on October 30, 1997, by Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 971268, and is adopted as a supplement to the FOCUS Kansas City Plan.

 

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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I hereby certify that as required by Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, the foregoing ordinance was duly advertised and public hearings were held.

 

 

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Secretary, City Plan Commission

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Assistant City Attorney