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Legislation #: 961414 Introduction Date: 10/31/1996
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 11/24/1996
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving the development plan submitted by the Loretto Redevelopment Corporation on approximately a 6.6 acre tract of land generally bounded by 39th Street on the north, 40th Street on the south, Roanoke Road on the east and Mercier Street on the west; declaring the area included in such plan to be a blighted area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals and welfare; authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with the Loretto Redevelopment Corporation; and authorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area; and authorizing the Mayor to issue a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity authority Loretto Redevelopment Corporation to acquire certain property by the exercise of eminent domain.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
11/14/1996

Waive Charter Requirements City Council

11/7/1996

Waive Charter Requirements City Council

10/31/1996

Prepare to Introduce

10/31/1996

Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

11/6/1996

Do Pass as a Committee Substitute

11/7/1996

Assigned to Third Read Calendar

11/14/1996

Passed as Substituted


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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 961414

 

Approving the development plan submitted by the Loretto Redevelopment Corporation on approximately a 6.6 acre tract of land generally bounded by 39th Street on the north, 40th Street on the south, Roanoke Road on the east and Mercier Street on the west; declaring the area included in such plan to be a blighted area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals and welfare; authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with the Loretto Redevelopment Corporation; and authorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area; and authorizing the Mayor to issue a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity authority Loretto Redevelopment Corporation to acquire certain property by the exercise of eminent domain.

 

WHEREAS, the Loretto Redevelopment Corporation, an urban redevelopment corporation organized under and pursuant to the Urban Redevelopment Corporations Law and amendments thereto, did on April 26, 1996, file with the City Clerk an application for the approval of a development plan which contemplated the redevelopment of an approximately 6.6 acre tract of land generally bounded by 39th Street on the north, 40th Street on the south, Roanoke Road on the east and Mercier Street on the west; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Clerk did refer said application for a development plan to the City Plan Commission; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Plan Commission did cause to be published in The Daily Record, a newspaper doing the City's printing, on May 20, 1996, that date not being less than ten (10) days prior to the date set for the hearing, notice of the public hearing on said development plan; and

 

WHEREAS, said City Plan Commission did hold a public hearing on said development plan on June 18, 1996; and

 

WHEREAS, at the public hearing conducted by the City Plan Commission, all interested persons were given an opportunity to be heard at said public hearing; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Plan Commission has made a study and investigation of the proposed development plan and did, on June 18, 1996, recommend approval of said development plan and approval of the finding of blight and the necessity of tax abatement and did submit a report of the same, a copy of which 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 development plan for the Loretto Redevelopment Corporation, a copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk under Document No. 961414, and incorporated herein by reference, is hereby approved.

 

Section 2. That the Council finds and declares that the area being described in the aforesaid development plan submitted by the Loretto Redevelopment Corporation is a blighted area as defined by Section 353.020(2), Revised Statutes of Missouri, and Section 74-4, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, and the redevelopment thereof is necessary for the public convenience and necessity; and that approval of the development plan and construction of the redevelopment project are necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals and welfare.

 

Section 3. That the Director of Finance be, and she is hereby, authorized and directed on behalf of the City to enter into a contract with the Loretto Redevelopment Corporation, a copy of which, in substantial form, is attached hereto and made a part hereof as Exhibit "B".

 

Section 4. That the Loretto Redevelopment Corporation is hereby granted tax abatements on land and improvements as provided in Exhibit "B".

 

Section 5. That the Council hereby determines that the public convenience and necessity will be served by the development plan filed by the Loretto Redevelopment Corporation and by the redevelopment project, and hereby grants to Loretto Redevelopment Corporation a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity authorizing and empowering said corporation to acquire by the exercise of eminent domain that real property designated in paragraph Q, page 9, of the development plan and that the Mayor be, and he is hereby, authorized to execute and deliver said Certificate to Loretto Redevelopment Corporation.

 

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I hereby certify that all public notices and hearings required by Chapter 74, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, 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