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Legislation #: 000469 Introduction Date: 4/6/2000
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 5/28/2000
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER FORD
Title: Declaring the area of approximately 12.6 acres generally bounded by N.E. 37th Street and N.E. 37th Terrace on the north, N.E. Winn Road on the south, N. Antioch Road on the west and N. Walrond Avenue on the east, to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the Walnut Grove Apartments Urban Renewal Plan.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
4/6/2000

Prepare to Introduce

4/6/2000

Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

5/3/2000

Hold On Agenda

5/10/2000

Hold On Agenda

5/17/2000

Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute

5/18/2000

Passed as Substituted


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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 000469

 

Declaring the area of approximately 12.6 acres generally bounded by N.E. 37th Street and N.E. 37th Terrace on the north, N.E. Winn Road on the south, N. Antioch Road on the west and N. Walrond Avenue on the east, to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the Walnut Grove Apartments Urban Renewal Plan.

 

WHEREAS, Section 99.430, Revised Statutes of Missouri, 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 of approximately 12.6 acres generally bounded by N.E. 37th Street and N.E. 37th Terrace on the north, N.E. Winn Road on the south, N. Antioch Road on the west and N. Walrond Avenue 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 the 29th day of March, 2000, adopt a resolution recommending that the area be declared blighted and recommending approval of an Urban Renewal Plan for the area of approximately 12.6 acres generally bounded by N.E. 37th Street and N.E. 37th Terrace on the north, N.E. Winn Road on the south, N. Antioch Road on the west and N. Walrond Avenue 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 designation of blight and approval of the Urban Renewal Plan on May 2, 2000, as evidenced by its resolution recommending approval of the adoption of said plan and found said plan to be in conformance with the Master Plan for the development of the community as a whole, subject to certain conditions, a copy of which resolution is attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference as Exhibit A; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the proposed urban renewal area of approximately 12.6 acres identified as the Walnut Grove Apartments Urban Renewal Plan generally bounded by N.E. 37th Street and N.E. 37th Terrace on the north, N.E. Winn Road on the south, N. Antioch Road on the west and N. Walrond Avenue on the east, and more specifically described as:

 


Tracts 1, 2 and 3, Walnut Grove, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri;

 

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 Walnut Grove Apartments Urban Renewal Plan, a copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk under Document No. 000469 and which is incorporated herein by reference, is hereby approved, subject to the following condition:

 

That the Walnut Grove Apartments Urban Renewal Plan be revised in the following manner:

 

a. changing the title page on the Plan to reflect the dates the Plan was approved (or recommended approval) by the Redevelopment Coordinating Committee, the City Plan Commission, the Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee of the Council and the Council;

 

b. changing the list of members of the City Plan Commission on the page following the title page of the Plan to reflect the current members of the City Plan Commission;

 

c. correcting the references to exhibits in the Table of Contents to the Plan under Item I therein;

 

d. correcting the description of the location of the Urban Renewal Area on page vi of the Plan by changing Waldron to Walrond;

 

e. adding the following Article IV to the Plan: Scope of Work. The redevelopment to be undertaken by this Plan shall consist of the items described on the attached Exhibit G; and causing the document attached hereto as Exhibit B to be attached to the Plan as Exhibit G to the Plan;

 

f. adding the following to Article VII of the Plan: The anticipated cost of the redevelopment to be undertaken pursuant to this Plan is attached as Exhibit H, and the anticipated table of sources and uses is attached as Exhibit I; and causing the documents attached hereto as Exhibits C and D to be added to the Plan as Exhibit H and I; and

g. amending Article VI of the Plan by revising paragraph B thereof to read as follows:

 

(1) Any developer shall be required to make those sidewalk/pedestrian walkway improvements in the Urban Renewal Area as described on the Attached Exhibit J; and causing the document attached hereto as Exhibit E to be added to the Plan as Exhibit J.

 

(2) Any developer shall be required to construct separate storm and sanitary sewers as required by the Department of Public Works if it is determined by the Department of Public Works that the existing storm and sanitary sewers are not separated.

 

(3) Any developer shall be required to obtain a Land Disturbance Permit from the Department of Public Works prior to beginning any construction, grading, clearing or grubbing activities if the disturbed area exceeds one acre.

 

(4) Any developer shall be required to obtain a floodplain certificate if any grading is to occur within a floodplain.

 

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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Assistant City Attorney