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Legislation #: 130847 Introduction Date: 10/24/2013
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER WAGNER
Title: Stating City Council commitment to fund improvements to Missouri Route 210 from Eldon Road to Route 291 in an amount up to $3,000,000.00; directing the City Manager to identify $3,000,000.00 in funding for the improvements; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into an Economic Development Agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for the improvements.

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10/24/2013 Filed by the Clerk's office
10/24/2013 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 130847

 

Stating City Council commitment to fund improvements to Missouri Route 210 from Eldon Road to Route 291 in an amount up to $3,000,000.00; directing the City Manager to identify $3,000,000.00 in funding for the improvements; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into an Economic Development Agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for the improvements.

 

WHEREAS, the City Council desires to expand economic growth and create jobs through industrial and commercial development; and

 

WHEREAS, the general area along Route 210 from I-435 West to Route 291 has over 2,000 acres of available property to be used for industrial and commercial purposes; and

 

WHEREAS, in Resolution No. 130346, the City Council previously stated its support for improvements to Missouri Route 210 from I-435 west to the easterly city limits near Missouri Route 291; and

 

WHEREAS, the City applied to the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission’s Cost Share and Economic Development Program; and

 

WHEREAS, the City’s application to the Cost Share and Economic Development Program was approved; and

 

WHEREAS, the Missouri Department of Transportation continues to express a willingness to partner with the City to fund improvements to Missouri Route 210 from Eldon Road to Route 291 (“Improvements”) if the City or other private parties are able to provide funds in the amount of $3,000,000.00, no more and no less; and

 

WHEREAS, the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission will meet on November 7, 2013, to consider an Economic Development Agreement with the City for the Improvements; and

 

WHEREAS, construction on the Improvements is anticipated to begin in 2014; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the City Council expresses its commitment to fund a share of the improvements to Missouri Route 210 from Eldon Road to Route 291 in the amount of $2,000,000.00 with an additional amount of $1,000,000.00 from 1st district PIAC funds.

 

Section 2. That the City Manager is directed to identify funding in the amount of $3,000,000.00 by September 15, 2015, for improvements to Missouri Route 210 from Eldon Road to Route 291.

 

Section 3. That the Director of Public Works is hereby authorized to enter into an Economic Development Agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for improvements to Missouri Route 210 from Eldon Road to Route 291. A copy of the agreement is approved in substantial form and on file in the Public Works Department.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Katherine Chandler

Assistant City Attorney