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Legislation #: 990443 Introduction Date: 3/25/1999
Type: Resolution Effective Date: 4/1/1999
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER ZCLEAVER(OLD)
Title: Establishing the Kansas City, Missouri Parking Authority for the development of short term and long term parking strategies and solutions within the Central Business District in downtown Kansas City.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
3/25/1999

Prepare to Introduce

3/25/1999

Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

3/31/1999

Immediate Adoption as a Committee Substitute

4/1/1999

Adopted as Substituted


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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR RESOLUTION NO. 990443

 

Establishing the Kansas City, Missouri Parking Authority for the development of short term and long term parking strategies and solutions within the Central Business District in downtown Kansas City.

 

WHEREAS, ongoing development in the Central Business District has necessitated parking improvements to support both private and public initiatives; and

 

WHEREAS, the future successful growth and development of the Central Business District and the convenience and safety of the public is dependent upon reasonable and available parking in the Central Business District; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council recognized the importance of parking improvements for the Central Business District when it adopted Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 960416 and established a Commission to study and make recommendations to the City Council for a Central Business District parking agency; and

 

WHEREAS, the Commission submitted its report entitled CBD Parking Commission Report to the City Council of Kansas City, Missouri along with a letter with recommendations from the Downtown Council on October 8, 1998; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council applauds the fine work of the Commission and the Downtown Council and desires to implement its recommendations in order to support the ongoing growth, both physically and economically, of the Central Business District; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI:

 

Section 1. The Mayor and Council hereby establish the Kansas City, Missouri Parking Authority and hereby designate its responsibilities to include development of short term and long term parking strategies and solutions to increase parking supply in the Central Business District, to decrease parking demand for the district and to increase the utilization of the existing parking supply in the district as identified in the CBD Parking Commission Report to the City Council dated October 8, 1998.

 

Section 2. The Kansas City, Missouri Parking Authority shall consist of 8 members to be appointed by the Mayor and shall include representatives from the following:

 

- 3 representatives from the Downtown Council

- A City Councilperson

- The chairperson of the City Plan Commission

- A representative of the Mayor

- A representative of Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority

- The chairperson of the Planning, Zoning and Economic Development Committee of the City Council

 


Section 3. In conjunction with the responsibilities identified in Section 1, the Authority shall develop standards for private parking and supplemental public parking standards for recommendation to the City Plan Commission and the City Council, identify sources of funding to implement program and consider the establishment of a Downtown Parking Local Development Corporation to operate, maintain and manage parking.

 

Section 4. The Council requests that the Downtown Council provide staff to the Authority in cooperation with the Economic Development Corporation and the City.

 

Section 5. Since the Central Business District is included in approved Urban Renewal Plans which are to be implemented by the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri (LCRA), the City Council requests that the Authority work with the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority to utilize the provisions of the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority Law, Chapter 99, RSMo, to aid in the work of the Parking Authority, including its authority to issue bonds.

 

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