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Legislation #: 040549 Introduction Date: 5/13/2004
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER ROWLAND
Title: Declaring the area on the north side of 18th Street between McGee and Oak Street a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Authority Law, and approving the General Development Plan for the same to be known as the 18th _ McGee Planned Industrial Expansion Authority Plan.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
5/13/2004

Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

5/19/2004

Hold On Agenda

6/9/2004

Hold On Agenda

6/16/2004

Hold On Agenda

6/23/2004

Hold On Agenda

6/30/2004

Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute

7/1/2004

Passed as Substituted


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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 040549

 

Declaring the area on the north side of 18th Street between McGee and Oak Street a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Authority Law, and approving the General Development Plan for the same to be known as the 18th & McGee Planned Industrial Expansion Authority Plan.

 

WHEREAS, Section 100.300, et seq., Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended, provides that a legislative body may approve a declaration of blight and approve a general development plan for the same area simultaneously; and

 

WHEREAS, it is desirable and in the public interest that the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri (PIEA), submit a General Development Plan for an area generally located north of 18th Street between McGee and Oak; and

 

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

 

WHEREAS, the redevelopment of the 18th & McGee PIEA Planning Area as described herein is in the public interest inasmuch as its redevelopment will preserve the public health and safety and the economic viability of Kansas City, Missouri; and

 

WHEREAS, the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority has reviewed the proposed redevelopment plan for the 18th & McGee PIEA Planning Area and has considered whether the proposed plans uses and building requirements in said area are designed with the general purpose of accomplishing and conforming with the general plan for coordinated, adjusted, harmonious development of the City and its environs, in accordance with present and future needs; and will promote health, safety, morals, order, convenience, prosperity and the general welfare, as well as efficiency and economy in the process of development; including among other things, adequate provision for traffic, vehicular parking, the promotion of safety from fire, panic and other dangers, and adequate provision for light and air; the promotion of the healthful and convenient distribution of population, water, sewage, and other public utilities, schools, parks, recreational and community facilities and other public improvements; the promotion of sound design and arrangement; the wise and efficient expenditure of public funds; and the prevention of the reoccurrence of unsanitary areas, conditions of blight and deterioration or underdeveloped industrial use and did recommend approval of such Plan on February 13, 2004; and,

 

WHEREAS, the City Plan Commission has reviewed and recommended approval of the finding of blight and of the General Development Plan for the 18th & McGee Planning Area on June 1, 2004, as evidenced by its resolution and has found said plan to be in conformance with the general plan for the development of the community as a whole, a copy of 040549 which resolution is attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference as Exhibit "A"; and

 

WHEREAS, Section 100.400, RSMo, authorizes the Council to approve a General Development Plan and a designation of blight if the Council finds that the Plan is feasible and in conformity with the general plan for the redevelopment of the community as a whole; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council has determined that ad valorem tax exemption benefits as authorized in Section 100.570, RSMo are necessary to attract developers to the area; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 


Section 1. That the proposed Planned Industrial Expansion area identified as the 18th & McGee Planned Industrial Expansion Area, generally located on the north side of 18th Street between McGee and Oak and more specifically described as:

 

The South 2.3 feet of Lot 405, and all of Lot 406, except that part taken for McGee Street, Block 30, McGees Addition, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, according to the recorded plat thereof.

 

Lots 407 and 408, except that part taken for McGee Street, Block 30, McGees Addition, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, according to the recorded plat thereof.

 

West 118 feet of Lots 4 through 6, Block 3, B.F. Evans Addition, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

 

West 118 feet of Lots 7 through 11, Block 3, B.F. Evans Addition, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

 

is a blighted area and in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation and is appropriate for a planned industrial expansion project, and that the undertaking by the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, of surveys and plans for a planned industrial expansion project of the character contemplated by Section 100.300, et seq., Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended, (RSMo) in the proposed planned industrial expansion area is hereby approved.

 

Section 2. That the General Development Plan for 18th & McGee PIEA Planning Area generally located on the north side of 18th Street, between McGee and Oak and legally described above is hereby approved. A copy of said plan is attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference as Document No. 040549.

 

Section 3. That the Council has duly made the findings necessary for compliance with Section 100.300-100.620 RSMo.

 

Section 4. That said General Development Plan is hereby found to be feasible and in conformance with the general plan for the development of the community as a whole.

 

Section 5. That the ad valorem tax exemption benefits as authorized in Section 100.570, RSMo, are hereby extended to the plan area to the extent and in the manner as provided for in said General Development Plan.

 

Section 6. That the Council finds and declares that before taking any action on the proposed declarations of blight and General Development Plan, all public notices and hearings required by law have been given and had.

 

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I hereby certify that as required by Chapter 100, RSMo., as amended, all public notices have been given and public hearings held, as required by law.

 

 

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Secretary, City Plan Commission

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

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Heather A. Brown

Assistant City Attorney