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Legislation #: 150434 Introduction Date: 6/4/2015
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER SHARP
Title: Declaring an area generally bounded by E. 62nd Street on the north, E. 63rd Street on the south, Cherry Street on the west, and Holmes Street on the east to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the 63rd and Holmes Urban Renewal Plan.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
6/3/2015 Filed by the Clerk's office
6/4/2015 Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
6/10/2015 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
6/11/2015 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 150434

 

Declaring an area generally bounded by E. 62nd Street on the north, E. 63rd Street on the south, Cherry Street on the west, and Holmes Street on the east to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the 63rd and Holmes Urban Renewal Plan.

 

  WHEREAS, Section 99.430, RSMo, provides that a legislative body may approve a declaration of blight and approve an urban renewal plan for the same area simultaneously; and

 

WHEREAS, it is desirable and in the public interest that the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, submit an Urban Renewal Plan for the area generally bounded by E. 62nd Street on the north, E. 63rd Street on the south, Cherry Street on the west, and Holmes Street on the east; and

 

WHEREAS, said area is blighted due to the insanitary or unsafe conditions, deterioration of site improvements, and a combination of such factors so as to constitute an economic or social liability to the public health, safety, morals or welfare; and

 

WHEREAS, the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, did on May 20, 2015, adopt a resolution recommending that the area be declared blighted and recommending approval of an Urban Renewal Plan for the area generally bounded by E. 62nd Street on the north, E. 63rd Street on the south, Cherry Street on the west, and Holmes Street on the east, said resolution being set forth and incorporated in the Urban Renewal Plan; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Plan Commission reviewed and recommended approval of the 63rd and Holmes Urban Renewal Plan on May 19, 2015; NOW, THEREFORE

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the proposed Urban Renewal area generally bounded by E. 62nd Street on the north, E. 63rd Street on the south, Cherry Street on the west, and Holmes Street on the east, and more specifically described as:

 

Lots 1 and 2 and 3, Block 2, ASTOR PLACE, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, according to the recorded plat thereof

 

is a blighted area and in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation and is appropriate for an Urban Renewal Project, and that the undertaking by the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, of surveys and plans for an urban renewal project of a character contemplated by Section 99.430, Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended, and the proposed urban renewal area is hereby approved.

 

Section 2. That the Council has duly made the findings necessary for compliance with Sections 99.320 and 99.430, Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended.

 

Section 3. That the Urban Renewal Plan which is known as the 63rd and Holmes Urban Renewal Plan, a copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk with this ordinance and is incorporated herein by reference, is hereby approved.

 

Section 4. That said Urban Renewal Plan is hereby found to be feasible and in conformance with the Master Plan for the development of the community as a whole.

 

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I hereby certify that as is required by Chapter 99, Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended, all public notices and hearings required by law have been given and had.

 

 

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Secretary, City Plan Commission

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Brian T. Rabineau

Assistant City Attorney