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Legislation #: 100074 Introduction Date: 1/28/2010
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 2/21/2010
Sponsor: None
Title: Accepting approximately 11.13 acres of vacant land contiguous to Sunset Park as an expansion to Sunset Park and declare it to be Park property and to remain such forever in accordance with the provisions of Section 1004 of the Charter as an addition to the Kansas City, Missouri, Parks, Recreation and Boulevard System and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
1/26/2010 Filed by the Clerk's office
1/28/2010 Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee
2/3/2010 Do Pass
2/4/2010 Assigned to Third Read Calendar
2/11/2010 Passed

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100074.pdf Recorded Info 291K recorded info
100074.pdf Authenticated 156K AUTHENTICATED
SunPkBdRes.docx Other 14K Resolution
SunsetPkMap.pdf Maps 4549K Map
SunsetPkBdMemo.doc Parks Board Memo 46K Board Memo
FactSheetSunsetParkAdd.xls Fact Sheet 150K Fact Sheet
SunsetPkAddOrdinance.docx Request for Ordinance 14K Original Ordinance

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ORDINANCE NO. 100074

 

Accepting approximately 11.13 acres of vacant land contiguous to Sunset Park as an expansion to Sunset Park and declare it to be Park property and to remain such forever in accordance with the provisions of Section 1004 of the Charter as an addition to the Kansas City, Missouri, Parks, Recreation and Boulevard System and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents.

 

WHEREAS, it has been the desire of the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners to enhance and expand open space and recreation opportunities by adding additions to the parks system; and

 

WHEREAS, Sunset Park, a 16.85 acre neighborhood park within the River Forest neighborhood north of the river in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, was acquired in 1957 and is generally located at N.E. Rock Creek Drive and N. Garfield Avenue; and

 

WHEREAS, an 11.13 acre parcel was purchased from James E. and Carolyn O’Laughlin as an addition to Sunset Park, bringing the total size of the park to 27.98 acres; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Council is requested to accept the deed to the following described land and declare it to be Park property and to remain such forever in accordance with the provisions of Section 1004, of the Charter, as an addition to the Kansas City, Missouri, Parks Recreation and Boulevard System. This tract being more particularly described as follows:

 

All that part of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 12, Township 50, Range 33, including Lots 6 through 18, both inclusive, Block 15, "Farview", a subdivision of land, all in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, described as follows: Beginning at the southwest corner of the Southeast 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of said Section 12, being the Southwest corner of a tract of land condemned by the City of Kansas City, Missouri for Park and Recreation purposes and as described in ordinance of Kansas City, Missouri, No. 21676, passed July 5, 1957; thence North 0 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West, along the west line of said 1/4 1/4 section and the west line of said tract of land, a distance of 130.00 feet; thence North 44 degrees 08 minutes 07 seconds East, continuing along the west line of said tract of land, a distance of 188.11 feet; thence northerly, continuing along said west line, along a curve to the right, having an initial tangent bearing of North 32 degrees 33 minutes 00 seconds West, a radius of 750.75 feet and a central angle of 40 degrees 45 minutes 03 seconds, an arc distance of 533.96 feet; thence North 8 degrees 12 minutes 03 seconds East, continuing along said west line, a distance of 100.00 feet; thence northerly, continuing along said west line, along a curve to the left, tangent to the last described course, having a radius of 2518.54 feet, and a central angle of 13 degrees 57 minutes 19 seconds, an arc distance of 613.43 feet; thence northerly, continuing along said west line, along a curve to the left, tangent to the last described course, having a radius of 754.23 feet and a central angle of 41 degrees 40 minutes 40 seconds, an arc distance of 548.64 feet to a point on the east line of N. Garfield Avenue, as now established; thence South 9 degrees 43 minutes 28 seconds West, along said east line, a distance of 222.44 feet; thence southerly continuing along said east line, along a curve to the left, tangent to the last described course, having a radius of 475.00 feet and a central angle of 17 degrees 37 minutes 11 seconds, an arc distance of 146.07 feet; thence South 7 degrees 53 minutes 43 seconds East, continuing along said east line, a distance of 191.59 feet; thence southerly, continuing along said east line, along a curve to the right, tangent to the last described course, having a radius of 525.00 feet and a central angle of 22 degrees 59 minutes 17 seconds, an arc distance of 210.64 feet; thence South 15 degrees 05 minutes 34 seconds West, continuing along said east line, a distance of 278.22 feet; thence South 4 degrees 28 minutes 54 seconds West, continuing along said east line, a distance of 364.35 feet; thence southerly, continuing along said east line, along a curve to the left, tangent to the last described course, having a radius of 275.00 feet and a central angle of 7 degrees 53 minutes 25 seconds, an arc distance of 37.87 feet; thence South 3 degrees 24 minutes 31 seconds East, continuing along said east line, a distance of 190.13 feet, to the northwest corner of Lot 5, Block 15, said "Farview"; thence North 86 degrees 35 minutes 29 seconds East, along the north line of said Lot 5, a distance of 191.73 feet to the northeast corner thereof; thence South 0 degrees 33 minutes 10 seconds East, along the east line of Lots 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1, Block 15, of said "Farview" and the southerly prolongation thereof, a distance of 356.11 feet (platted 355.52 feet) to a point on the south line of the Southwest 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of said Section 12; thence North 89 degrees 33 minutes 40 seconds East, along the south line of said 1/4 1/4 Section, a distance of 114.01 feet to the point of beginning.

Section 2. That upon the effective date of this ordinance, the City Clerk is directed to record it in the Office of the Clay County Recorder of Deeds in Clay County, Missouri, as evidence of the acceptance of the land by Kansas City for public use for park purposes and the Council declares in accordance with the provisions of Resolution No. 28714, adopted November 24, 2009, by the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners, that the land, in accordance with Section 1004 of the Charter of Kansas City, shall remain as part of the Parks system forever.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

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William Geary

Assistant City Attorney