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Legislation #: 031326 Introduction Date: 12/4/2003
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER RILEY AND COUNCILMEMBER SCHUMACHER
Title: Approving the Blue Hills Neighborhood Plan as a guide for the future development and redevelopment of the area generally bounded by 47th Street/Swope Parkway on the north, The Paseo Boulevard on the west, 59th/63rd Street on the south and Prospect Avenue on the east. (603-S)

Legislation History
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12/4/2003

Prepare to Introduce

12/4/2003

Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

1/7/2004

Immediate Adoption

1/8/2004

Adopted


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RESOLUTION NO. 031326

Approving the Blue Hills Neighborhood Plan as a guide for the future development and redevelopment of the area generally bounded by 47th Street/Swope Parkway on the north, The Paseo Boulevard on the west, 59th/63rd Street on the south and Prospect Avenue on the east. (603-S)

 

WHEREAS, the residents of the Blue Hills Neighborhood in conjunction with the City Development Department have conducted a study delineating the characteristics of the Blue Hills Neighborhood; and

 

WHEREAS, the Blue Hills Neighborhood has incorporated the polices of the FOCUS Kansas City Plan and other appropriate planning documents; and

 

WHEREAS, the polices within the Blue Hills Neighborhood Plan, which will serve as the plan of record for this area, is consistent with the policies of the FOCUS Kansas City Plan and any future amendments to the Blue Hills Neighborhood Plan should be guided by and comply with the policy direction set forth in the FOCUS Kansas City Plan, adopted by Resolution No. 971268 in 1997; and

 

WHEREAS, as a result of said study, the City Development Department has proposed a framework for the orderly development within the Blue Hills Neighborhood; and

 

WHEREAS, said framework provides a guide for future development and redevelopment of the area for specific and general polices to guide future decisions and for identification of public and private needs throughout the community and possible solutions to those needs; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Development Department has incorporated its findings into the Blue Hills Neighborhood Plan; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Plan Commission considered the Blue Hills Neighborhood Plan at its hearing on November 18, 2003; and

 

WHEREAS, after all interested persons were given an opportunity to present testimony, the City Plan Commission did on November 18, 2003, recommend approval of the proposed Blue Hills Neighborhood Plan; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section A. That the Blue Hills Neighborhood Plan is hereby approved as a guide for future development and redevelopment of the area generally bounded by 47th Street/Swope Parkway on the north, The Paseo Boulevard on the west, 59th/63rd Street on the south and Prospect Avenue on the east. A copy of the Blue Hills Neighborhood Plan is on file in the office of the City Clerk under Document No. 031326 and is hereby incorporated herein by reference.


Section B. That the Blue Hills Neighborhood Plan is consistent and complies with the FOCUS Kansas City Plan, adopted on October 30, 1997, by Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 971268, and is adopted as a supplement to the FOCUS Kansas City Plan.

 

Section C. That the Council finds and declares that before taking any action on the proposed plan hereinabove, all public notices and hearings required by law have been given and had.

 

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