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Legislation #: 051550 Introduction Date: 12/15/2005
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER XBARNES
Title: Approving the First Amendment to the General Development Plan for the Downtown Loop Area by expanding the area to include an approximately .30 acres tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of 12th Street and McGee Street; finding the plan to be in compliance with Sections 100.300-100.620, RSMo; and approving ad valorem tax benefits therefore.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
12/15/2005 Filed by the Clerk's office
12/15/2005 Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
1/11/2006 Hold On Agenda (1/25/2006)
1/25/2006 Hold On Agenda (2/1/2006)
2/1/2006 Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute, Debate
2/2/2006 Passed as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 051550

 

Approving the First Amendment to the General Development Plan for the Downtown Loop Area by expanding the area to include an approximately .30 acres tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of 12th Street and McGee Street; finding the plan to be in compliance with Sections 100.300-100.620, RSMo; and approving ad valorem tax benefits therefore.

 

WHEREAS, the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, (the Authority) adopted Resolution No. 790 on August 15, 2003, finding that the area described in the Resolution to be blighted pursuant to the PIEA Law and recommending to the City Council that said area be designated as a blighted, insanitary or underdeveloped industrial area defined by Section 100.310 (2, 11 and 18), RSMo; and

 

WHEREAS, said area was declared to be blighted by the City Council through passage of Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 040146 on March 4, 2004, and a General Development Plan was approved for the area known as the Downtown Loop General Development Plan; and

 

WHEREAS, on October 26, 2005, the Authority adopted Resolution No. 1050 accepting the Amended Blight Study for the Downtown Loop PIEA Area and finding the additional area of approximately .30 acres located at the northeast corner of 12th Street and McGee Street to be a blighted, insanitary or underdeveloped industrial area defined by Section 100.310 (2, 11 and 18), RSMo, and approving the First Amendment to General Development Plan for the Downtown Loop Plan Area;

 

WHEREAS, said additional area was declared to be a blighted and insanitary area by the City Council through the adoption of Resolution No. 051356 on November 10, 2005; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Plan Commission reviewed and recommended approval of the First Amendment to the General Development Plan for the Downtown Loop Area on December 20, 2005, and has found said plan to be in conformance with the general plan for development of the community as a whole; and

 

WHEREAS, Section 100.400, RSMo, authorizes the Council to approve a general development plan after a designation of blight if the Council finds the plan is feasible and in conformity with the general plan for the redevelopment of the community as a whole; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council has determined that ad valorem tax exemption benefits as authorized by Section 100.570, RSMo, are necessary to attract developers to the additional area of the Downtown Loop Plan Area; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the First Amendment to the General Development Plan for the Downtown Loop Plan Area, as shown in the First Amendment to the General Development Plan dated October 13, 2005, as revised December 20, 2005, by including the additional area of approximately .30 acres generally located at the northeast corner of 12th Street and McGee Street in the Downtown Loop Plan Area, and said additional area is more specifically described as follows:

 

Tax Parcel No. 29-220-51004-00-0-00-000 (306 E. 12th Street):

 

The East 40 feet of Lots 135 and 136 except that part of the East 40 feet of Lot 135 in Twelfth Street, SWOPES ADDITION TO THE CITY OF KANSAS, now Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and

 

Tax Parcel No. 29-220-51-05-00-0-00-000 (no address):

 

The South 10 feet of Lot 137 and the West 92 feet of Lofts 135 and 136, in SWOPES ADDITION TO THE CITY OF KANSAS, now Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, except that portion taken for street purposes.

 

is hereby approved. A copy of said First Amendment to the General Development Plan for the Downtown Loop Plan Area is attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference in Document No. 051550.

Section 2. That this Council has duly made the findings necessary for compliance with Sections 100.300 through 100.620, RSMo.

 

Section 3. That said First Amendment to the General Development Plan for the Downtown Loop Plan Area is hereby found to be feasible and in conformance with the general development plan for the development of the community as a whole.

 

Section 4. That the ad valorem tax exemption benefits as authorized in Section 100.570, RSMo, are hereby extended to the plan area, as amended by the First Amendment, to the extent and in the manner provided for in said First Amendment to the General Development Plan for the Downtown Loop Plan Area, subject to the execution of a development agreement with the Authority.

 

I hereby certify that as required by Chapter 100, RSMo, as amended, all public notices have been given and public hearings held, as required by law.

 

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Secretary, City Plan Commission

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

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Heather A. Brown

Assistant City Attorney