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Legislation #: 960956 Introduction Date: 8/22/1996
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Declaring the area generally located on the west side of Bales Avenue, approximately 240 feet north of 75th Street, 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 Infill Housing Urban Renewal Project Area No. 149.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
8/22/1996

Prepare to Introduce

8/22/1996

Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

9/18/1996

Do Pass

9/19/1996

Add to Consent Docket

9/24/1996

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 960956

 

Declaring the area generally located on the west side of Bales Avenue, approximately 240 feet north of 75th Street, 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 Infill Housing Urban Renewal Project Area No. 149.

 

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 located on the west side of Bales Avenue, approximately 240 feet north of 75th Street; 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 25th day of October, 1995, adopt a resolution recommending that the area be declared blighted and recommending approval of an Urban Renewal Plan for the area generally located on the west side of Bales Avenue, approximately 240 feet north of 75th Street, said resolution being set forth and incorporated in the Urban Renewal Plan; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Plan Commission has reviewed and recommended approval of the designation of blight and approval of the Urban Renewal Plan on April 2, 1996, as evidenced by its resolution recommending approval of the adoption of said plan and has 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 Infill Housing Urban Renewal Project Area No. 149 located on the west side of Bales Avenue, approximately 240 feet north of 75th Street, more specifically described as:

 

The north 60 feet of the east 141 feet of Lot 56, Swope Park Heights, a subdivision lying in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

 

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 for Infill Housing Urban Renewal Project Area No. 149, a copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk under Document No. 960956, 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