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Legislation #: 981245 Introduction Date: 10/15/1998
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Declaring the area generally bounded by Troost Avenue on the east, 31st Street on the south, Harrison Street on the west and a line approximately 120 feet north of 31st Street on the north, to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the 31st and Troost Urban Renewal Plan.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
10/15/1998

Prepare to Introduce

10/15/1998

Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

11/12/1998

Hold On Agenda

11/18/1998

Hold On Agenda

11/23/1998

Hold Off Agenda

7/21/1999

Released


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ORDINANCE NO. 981245

 

Declaring the area generally bounded by Troost Avenue on the east, 31st Street on the south, Harrison Street on the west and a line approximately 120 feet north of 31st Street on the north, to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the 31st and Troost Urban Renewal Plan.

 

WHEREAS, Section 99.430, Revised Statutes of Missouri, provides that a legislative body may approve a declaration of blight and approve an urban renewal plan for the same area simultaneously; and

 

WHEREAS, it is desirable and in the public interest that the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, submit an Urban Renewal Plan for the area generally bounded by Troost Avenue on the east, 31st Street on the south, Harrison Street on the west and a line approximately 120 feet north of 31st Street on the north; and

 

WHEREAS, said area is blighted due to the insanitary or unsafe conditions, deterioration of site improvements, and a combination of such factors so as to constitute an economic or social liability to the public health, safety, morals or welfare; and

 

WHEREAS, the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, did on the 27th day of May, 1998, adopt a resolution recommending that the area be declared blighted and recommending approval of an Urban Renewal Plan for the area generally bounded by Troost Avenue on the east, 31st Street on the south, Harrison Street on the west and a line approximately 120 feet north of 31st Street on the north, said resolution being set forth and incorporated in the Urban Renewal Plan; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Plan Commission reviewed and recommended approval of the designation of blight and approval of the Urban Renewal Plan on September 1, 1998, as evidenced by its resolution recommending approval of the adoption of said plan and found said plan to be in conformance with the Master Plan for the development of the community as a whole, subject to certain conditions, a copy of which resolution 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 proposed Urban Renewal area identified as the 31st and Troost Urban Renewal Plan generally bounded by Troost Avenue on the east, 31st Street on the south, Harrison Street on the west and a line approximately 120 feet north of 31st Street on the north, and more specifically described as:

 


3046 Troost: Tract 1: The west 138 1/2 feet of the south 20 feet of Lot 4, and the west 138 1/2 feet of the north 50 feet of Lot 5, except the south 5.22 feet of the east 30.38 feet of said west 138 1/2 feet of the north 50 feet of Lot 5, Pueblo, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, according to the recorded plat thereof;

 

Tract 2: The east 150 feet of Lot 5 and the east 150 feet of the south 20 feet of Lot 4, Pueblo, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, according to the recorded plat thereof; and

 

1004-1008 East 31st Street: Beginning at the southwest corner of Lot 5, then north 50 feet, then east 108.2 feet, then north 5.22 feet, then east 30.3 feet, then south to the south line of Lot 5, then west to the point of beginning, Pueblo, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, according to the recorded plat thereof.

 

is a blighted area and in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation and is appropriate for an Urban Renewal Project, and that the undertaking by the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, of surveys and plans for an urban renewal project of a character contemplated by Section 99.430, Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended, and the proposed urban renewal area is hereby approved.

 

Section 2. That the Council has duly made the findings necessary for compliance with Sections 99.320 and 99.430, Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended.

 

Section 3. That the Urban Renewal Plan which is known as the 31st and Troost Urban Renewal Plan, a copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk under Document No. 981245 and which is incorporated herein by reference, is hereby approved.

 

Section 4. That said Urban Renewal Plan is hereby found to be feasible and in conformance with the Master Plan for the development of the community as a whole.

 

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I hereby certify that as is required by Chapter 99, Revised Statutes of Missouri, 1994, as amended, all public notices and hearings required by law 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