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Legislation #: 090064 Introduction Date: 1/29/2009
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 4/19/2009
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER HERMANN
Title: Amending Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 030925 by repealing Section 3 and enacting a new section regarding the appointment of Commissioners of the Downtown Economic Stimulus Authority. 

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
1/28/2009 Filed by the Clerk's office
1/29/2009 Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee
2/4/2009 Hold On Agenda (2/11/2009)
2/11/2009 Hold On Agenda (2/18/2009)
2/18/2009 Hold On Agenda (2/25/2009)
2/25/2009 Hold On Agenda (3/4/2009)
3/4/2009 Hold On Agenda (3/11/2009)
3/11/2009 Hold On Agenda (3/25/2009)
3/25/2009 Hold On Agenda (4/1/2009)
4/1/2009 Do Pass
4/2/2009 Assigned to Third Read Calendar
4/9/2009 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 090064

Amending Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 030925 by repealing Section 3 and enacting a new section regarding the appointment of Commissioners of the Downtown Economic Stimulus Authority. 

WHEREAS, the 92nd General Assembly of the State of Missouri passed House Bill No. 289 (the Bill), which among other things enacted the Missouri Downtown and Rural Economic Stimulus Act, Sections 99.915 to 99.1060, RSMo (the Act); and

  WHEREAS, the City created a Downtown Economic Stimulus Authority (Authority) within the meaning of the Act and authorize such Authority to exercise the powers, functions, and duties of an authority under Sections 99.915 to 99.980 by passage of Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 030925 (Authorizing Ordinance); and

WHEREAS, the Authorizing Ordinance provides that the Authority will consist of 12 Commissioners, plus the Mayor, who will serve as co-chair of the Authority as provided by the Act; and 

WHEREAS, the Authorizing Ordinance provides that the members of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri (the Tax Increment Financing Commission) shall serve as Commissioners of the Authority; and

WHEREAS, although the Act provides that the Mayor shall appoint the Commissioners, the Authorizing Ordinance requires the consent of the Council; and

WHEREAS, the Section 209(a)(3) of the Charter provides that the Mayor shall appoint all members of boards and commissions except when provided otherwise in this Charter or by statute, and except for members of a Public Improvement Advisory Committee and Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund; NOW, THEREFORE,

  BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY: 

Section A. That Section 3 of Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 030925 is hereby repealed and a new section is enacted in its place, to read as follows: 

Section 3. The Downtown Economic Stimulus Authority will consist of representatives as required by the Act, including a community development corporation representative, a representative of the school district, an African-American business owner plus other at-large members. All members will be appointed by the Mayor.

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

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Heather A. Brown

Assistant City Attorney