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Legislation #: 010511 Introduction Date: 4/5/2001
Type: Resolution Effective Date: 4/19/2001
Sponsor: None
Title: Adopting the March, 2001, Richards-Gebaur Memorial Airport Master Plan as the official guide for development of aviation facilities at Richards-Gebaur Memorial Airport.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
4/5/2001

Prepare to Introduce

4/5/2001

Referred Aviation Committee

4/11/2001

Be Adopted

4/12/2001

Assigned to Third Read Calendar

4/19/2001

Adopted


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RESOLUTION NO. 010511

 

Adopting the March, 2001, Richards-Gebaur Memorial Airport Master Plan as the official guide for development of aviation facilities at Richards-Gebaur Memorial Airport.

 

WHEREAS, on May 20, 1999, the City Council adopted Resolution No. 990749 which directed the City Manager to prepare a Master Plan for general aviation at Richards-Gebaur Airport and a land use plan for the Richards-Gebaur Airport/Martin City area to recommend land use appropriate for that area; and

 

WHEREAS, on August 3, 1999, the citizens of Kansas City voted to close Richards-Gebaur Memorial Airport and develop an intermodel facility at the site; and

 

WHEREAS, on September 16, 1999, the City Council adopted Ordinance No. 991149 authorizing an agreement with Burns and McDonnell to prepare the Richards-Gebaur Master Plan Study; and

 

WHEREAS, anticipated aviation activity levels during the next 25 years for Richards-Gebaur were developed; and

 

WHEREAS, the requirements necessary to meet these aviation activity levels were established; and

 

WHEREAS, alternatives to provide the facilities required were prepared and analyzed in terms of costs, environmental impact, compatibility with surrounding community plans, development potential, impact on other airports and public comments; and

 

WHEREAS, six public meetings and twelve planning advisory committee meetings were held to solicit public comments; and

 

WHEREAS, the study concluded that no feasible runway alignment exists at Richards-Gebaur; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the March, 2001, Richards-Gebaur Memorial Airport Master Plan be adopted by Kansas City, Missouri, as the official guide for development of aviation facilities at Richards-Gebaur Memorial Airport.

 

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