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Legislation #: 190873 Introduction Date: 10/17/2019
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving and authorizing the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners to accept from the County of Platte, an 80.6 acre tract of land at no cost which will expand Platte Purchase Park.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
10/16/2019 Filed by the Clerk's office
10/17/2019 Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee
10/23/2019 Do Pass as a Committee Substitute
10/24/2019 Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
10/31/2019 Passed as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 190873

 

Approving and authorizing the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners to accept from the County of Platte, an 80.6 acre tract of land at no cost which will expand Platte Purchase Park.

 

WHEREAS, it is 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 in appropriate situations; and

 

WHEREAS, Platte Purchase Park is a 140 acre neighborhood park whose assembly began in 2004 and is generally located in the vicinity of N.W. 100th Street and Platte Purchase Drive; and

 

WHEREAS, County of Platte desires to donate the 80.6 acre tract of land on the west side of the park at no cost to the City; and

 

WHEREAS, the 80.6 acre addition would bring the parkland total for Platte Purchase Park to 140 acres; and

 

WHEREAS, the Parks Department is already currently maintaining this tract of land for the County of Platte; and

 

WHEREAS, the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners has approved and recommends that this 80.6 acres tract be accepted for public use for parkland forever; and

 

WHEREAS, City Charter Section 1003 and City Code of Ordinance Section No. 53-1 require that the City Council approves and authorizes the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners to acquire additional parkland; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the City Council approves and authorizes the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners to accept the transfer of ownership of the 80.6 acre tract of land from the County of Platte which is legally described as follows:

Parcel 18-8.0-33-000-000-001.001, comprising land totaling +- 80.6 acres and generally described as follows:  W 1/2 of NE 1/4 of Sec 33 T52 R33 (the “County Parks Property”).

Section 2. That after the City of Kansas City, Missouri accepts the donated land totaling +-80.6 acres, all previous Agreements and Memorandum of Understandings entered into between the City and the County of Platte, including the Memorandum of Understanding Between the County of Platte and the City of Kansas City for the Cooperative Planning, Development, and Management of Parks at Platte Purchase Park and Tiffany Hills Park dated August 20, 2012, will be immediately null and void.

 

Section 3. That the City Council authorizes the Office of the City Attorney to accept the Special Warranty Deed executed by the County of Platte and attach a certified copy of the Parks Board Resolution and a certified copy of this City Council ordinance as exhibits to and a part of such Special Warranty Deed as recorded.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Lana K. Torczon

Assistant City Attorney