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Legislation #: 030490 Introduction Date: 4/17/2003
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 5/18/2003
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving a General Development Plan for the Western Auto Planning Area for an area of approximately 2.9 acres generally bounded by 20th Street on the north, McGee Street on the east, the Kansas City Terminal Railway tracks on the south and Grand Boulevard on the west, declaring the area included in such plan to be a blighted area, insanitary or undeveloped industrial area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals and welfare; and approving the ad valorem tax benefits pursuant to Section 100.570, RSMo 1994.

Legislation History
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4/16/2003

Prepare to Introduce

4/17/2003

Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

5/7/2003

Advance and Do Pass

5/8/2003

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 030490

 

Approving a General Development Plan for the Western Auto Planning Area for an area of approximately 2.9 acres generally bounded by 20th Street on the north, McGee Street on the east, the Kansas City Terminal Railway tracks on the south and Grand Boulevard on the west, declaring the area included in such plan to be a blighted area, insanitary or undeveloped industrial area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals and welfare; and approving the ad valorem tax benefits pursuant to Section 100.570, RSMo 1994.

 

WHEREAS, the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri did prepare or cause to be prepared a General Development Plan for the Western Auto Planning Area and recommended that the Council approve the finding of blight and approve the General Development Plan for the area; and

WHEREAS, the City Plan Commission has reviewed and recommended approval of the finding of blight and of the General Development Plan for the Western Auto Planning Area on February 7, 2003, as evidenced by its resolution and has found said plan to be in conformance with the general plan for the development of the community as a whole, a copy of which resolution is attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference as Exhibit "A"; and

 

WHEREAS, Section 100.400, Revised Statutes of Missouri, authorizes the Council to approve a general development plan and a designation of blight if the Council finds that the plan is feasible and in conformity with the general plan for the development of the community as a whole; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council has determined that ad valorem tax exemption benefits as authorized in Section 100.570, RSMo 1994, are necessary to attract developers in the area; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the Council declares the area of approximately 2.9 acres generally bounded by 20th Street on the north, McGee Street on the east, the Kansas City Terminal Railway tracks on the south and Grand Boulevard on the west, and more specifically described as follows:

All that part of Lots 98 thru 106, inclusive, Lots 107 thru 111, inclusive, and Tracts A and B of Union Station Addition, all that part of Lots 7 thru 16, inclusive, Block 2, Adams First Addition, all that part of Lots 5 thru 9, inclusive, Block 1, Adams Second Addition, all that part of alley lying east of Lots 98 thru 106, inclusive, Union Station Addition, all being subdivisions in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, along with all that part of 21st Street between Grand Avenue and McGee Street, and together with areas to be used for parking lying under the Grand Avenue and McGee Street Viaducts, said project area being more particularly described as follows:


Beginning at the northwest corner of Lot 98, Union Station Addition, said corner also being on the east right of way of Grand Avenue; thence North 89E41'02" East along the north line of said Lot 98 and extension thereof, a distance of 132.18 feet to a point on the west line of Lot 7, Block 2, Adams First Addition, said line also being the east line of alley; thence North 00E43'22" West along the west line of Lot 7, Block 2, Adams First Addition, a distance of 21.50 feet to the northwest corner of Lot 7, Block 2, Adams First Addition; thence North 89E36'09" East along the north line of Lot 7, Block 2, Adams First Addition, a distance of 115.43 feet to the northeast corner of Lot 7, Block 2, Adams First Addition, said line also being the west right of way line of McGee Street; thence South 00E42'27" East along the west right of way line of McGee Street, a distance of 53.50 feet; thence South 89E36'15" West along the west right of way line of McGee Street, a distance of 3.50 feet; thence South 00E42'27" East along the west right of way line of McGee Street, a distance of 89.59 feet; thence North 89E41'03" East, a distance of 73.00 feet to a point on the east line of an additional right of way easement for McGee Street as described in Document No. K-598627, Book K-1283, page 19841; thence South 00E42'27" East along said easement, a distance of 163.11 feet to a point on the north line of Lot 1, Block 2, Adams Second Addition; thence South 89E33'41" West along the north line of Lot 1, Block 2, Adams Second Addition, a distance of 3.50 feet to the northwest corner of Lot 1, Block 2, Adams Second Addition; thence South 00E42'27" East along the west line of Lot 1, Block 2, Adams Second Addition, a distance of 19.40 feet; thence South 77E09'23" West, a distance of 19.87 feet to a point of curve; thence in a southwesterly direction along a curve to the left, being tangent to last course and a radius of 427.29 feet, an arc distance of 78.73 feet; thence South 66E35'59" West, a distance of 136.80 feet to a point of curve, said point being on the east line of access easement; thence in a southwesterly direction along a curve to the right, having an initial tangent bearing of South 29E26'41" West and a radius of 222.86 feet, an arc distance of 86.31 feet; thence South 89E15'11" West, a distance of 36.09 feet to a point on the east right of way line of Grand Avenue; thence North 00E42'00" West along the east right of way line of Grand Avenue, a distance of 6.08 feet; thence South 89E13'20" West, a distance of 99.00 feet to the west right of way line of Grand Avenue; thence North 00E45'03" West along the west right of way line of Grand Avenue, a distance of 87.39 feet; thence North 89E33'41" East, a distance of 49.50 feet to the center of Grand Avenue; thence North 00E45'03" West along the center of Grand Avenue, a distance of 133.33 feet; thence North 89E41'03" East, a distance of 49.50 feet to the east right of way of Grand Avenue; thence North 00E44'49" West along the east right of way of Grand Avenue, a distance of 225.00 feet to the point of beginning. Containing 125,399 square feet or 2.879 acres. All bearings based on the east right of way line of Grand Avenue as having a bearing of North 00E44'49" West.

 

to be a blighted, insanitary or undeveloped industrial area in need of industrial development as defined in Section 100.310, RSMo, which constitutes an economic or social liability or a serious and growing menace, which is injurious to the public health, safety, morals, economy and welfare of the residents of Kansas City, and finds that the elimination or prevention of the detrimental conditions in such area by the commercial development of such area is necessary and in the interest of the public health, safety, morals, economy and welfare of such residents.

Section 2. That the General Development Plan for the Western Auto Planning Area being that area of approximately 2.9 acres generally bounded by 20th Street on the north, McGee Street on the east, the Kansas City Terminal Railway tracks on the south and Grand Boulevard on the west, is hereby approved. A copy of said plan which is attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference as Document No. 030490 and is on file in the office of the City Clerk, is hereby approved.

Section 3. That the Council has duly made the findings necessary for compliance with Section 100.300-100.620, RSMo.

Section 4. That said General Development Plan is hereby found to be feasible and in conformance with the general plan for the development of the community as a whole.

Section 5. That the ad valorem tax exemption benefits as authorized in Section 100.570, RSMo, are hereby extended to the plan area to the extent and in the manner as provided for in said General Development Plan.

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I hereby certify that as required by Chapter 100, Revised Statutes of Missouri, 1994, as amended, all public notices have been given and public hearings held, as required by law.

 

 

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Secretary, City Plan Commission

 

Approved as to form and legality:

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Assistant City Attorney