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Legislation #: 990382 Introduction Date: 3/18/1999
Type: Resolution Effective Date: 4/15/1999
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving an amendment to the Garfield/Independence Plaza Area Plan, being that part of Kansas City bounded by the Missouri Pacific Railroad Tracks, I-35, I-70 and Prospect Avenue, by modifying the Land Use Plan and Map in an area generally located at the southwest corner of Independence Avenue and Prospect Avenue to recommend "retail commercial uses" instead of "medium density residential and retail commercial uses". (201-S-4)

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3/18/1999

Prepare to Introduce

3/18/1999

Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

4/14/1999

Advance and Be Adopted

4/15/1999

Adopted


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RESOLUTION NO. 990382

 

Approving an amendment to the Garfield/Independence Plaza Area Plan, being that part of Kansas City bounded by the Missouri Pacific Railroad Tracks, I-35, I-70 and Prospect Avenue, by modifying the Land Use Plan and Map in an area generally located at the southwest corner of Independence Avenue and Prospect Avenue to recommend retail commercial uses instead of medium density residential and retail commercial uses. (201-S-4)

 

WHEREAS, on January 28, 1977, the City Council by Resolution No. 46636 adopted the Garfield/Independence Plaza Area Plan as a guide for development and redevelopment of that area bounded by the Missouri Pacific Railroad Tracks, I-35, I-70 and Prospect Avenue; and

 

WHEREAS, said Garfield/Independence Plaza Area Plan was amended on April 15, 1993, through the adoption of Resolution No. 930263 and was further amended on September 24, 1998, through the adoption of Resolution No. 981092; and

 

WHEREAS, after further review by the City Development Department it has been deemed appropriate to amend the Garfield/Independence Plaza Area Plan as it affects that area generally located at the southwest corner of Independence Avenue and Prospect Avenue, by modifying the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map for such area from medium density residential and retail commercial uses to retail commercial uses; and

 

WHEREAS, public notice of a hearing before the City Plan Commission was published on January 18, 1999; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Plan Commission considered such amendment to the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map on February 2, 1999; and

 

WHEREAS, after all interested persons were given an opportunity to present testimony, the City Plan Commission did on February 2, 1999, recommend approval of the proposed amendment to the Garfield/Independence Plaza Area Plan; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section A. That the third amendment to the Garfield/Independence Plaza Area Plan is hereby approved as to the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map for that area generally located at the southwest corner of Independence Avenue and Prospect Avenue, by modifying the recommended land uses for the area from medium density residential and retail commercial uses to retail commercial uses. A copy of the amendment to the Land Use Plan and Map of the Garfield/Independence Plaza Area Plan is attached hereto as Exhibit A and incorporated herein by reference.

 

Section B. That the Garfield/Independence Plaza 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 the Zoning Ordinance have been given and had.

 

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