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Legislation #: 160375 Introduction Date: 5/12/2016
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Declaring certain real property in the Beacon Hill project area surplus to the City’s needs; authorizing the conveyance of these parcels to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority; and further authorizing execution of related documents.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
5/11/2016 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/12/2016 Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
5/25/2016 Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute, Debate
5/26/2016 Passed as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 160375

 

Declaring certain real property in the Beacon Hill project area surplus to the City’s needs; authorizing the conveyance of these parcels to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority; and further authorizing execution of related documents.

 

WHEREAS, the City Manager has determined on behalf of all City departments that all parcels of real property owned by, or to be acquired by, the City within the boundaries of the Beacon Hill project area are considered in excess of the needs of the City and no interest has been expressed by any City Department in retaining such parcels for public use; and

 

WHEREAS, these properties in the Beacon Hill project area have been identified for redevelopment by the City Manager and thus are surplus to the City’s needs; and  

 

WHEREAS, on April 28, 2011, the City Council passed Second Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 110300, authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, the Economic Development Corporation Charitable Fund and the EDC Loan Corporation for the management of assets to be transferred from the Housing and Economic Development Financial Corporation and the City, in part, for the continued development of the Beacon Hill project; and

WHEREAS, the tracts listed below are within the Beacon Hill project area and the Hospital Hill II Urban Renewal Area; and

WHEREAS, the City will direct the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority to convey the tracts listed below in furtherance of the continued development of the Beacon Hill project area and the elimination of blight within the Beacon Hill project area; and

WHEREAS, the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri is a public body corporate and politic duly organized and existing pursuant to Section 99.330, RSMo. having among its powers the redevelopment of blighted areas and the power of eminent domain; and

WHEREAS, the parcels of real property set out below are situated within the Hospital Hill II Urban Renewal Area within which the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri has the power of eminent domain; and 

WHEREAS, Section 99.580, RSMo., of the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority Law provides, in pertinent part, that: “For the purpose of aiding and cooperating in the planning, undertaking or carrying out of a land clearance project located within the area in which it is authorized to act, any public body may, upon such terms, with reasonable consideration, as it may determine: (1) Dedicate, sell, convey or lease any of its interest in any property, or grant easements, licenses or any other rights or privileges therein to an authority . . . .” and the City is such a public body; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the Council finds and determines that the property, whose Jackson County property tax parcel identification number, legal description and common street address is set out below, is surplus to the City’s needs:

Parcel No. 29-630-11-10-00-0-00-000

The South 50 feet of Lot 5, Block 4, HALL’S HILL, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

Commonly known as 2437 Tracy Avenue, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri

Section 2. That the Council finds and determines that the property, whose Jackson County property tax parcel identification number, legal description and common street address is set out below, is surplus to the City’s needs:

Parcel No. 29-630-22-08-00-0-00-000

The South 30 feet of the North 40.5 feet of Lot 3, Block 2, PORTER PARK, together with the West ½ of the vacated alley lying East of and adjoining said lot, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

Commonly known as 2515 Tracy Avenue, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

Section 3. That the Council determines that, if there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between a legal description and a corresponding property tax parcel identification number or common street address set out above, the legal description shall control.

  Section 4. That the Director of the General Services Department is hereby authorized to transfer the property listed above to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority for the above-described purposes and said Director is further authorized to execute any real estate or other document needed to effectuate the transactions noted herein.

 

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  Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

   _____________________________

Nicole Rowlette

Assistant City Attorney