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Legislation #: 090419 Introduction Date: 5/21/2009
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 6/14/2009
Sponsor: None
Title: Accepting approximately 10.01 acres of vacant land contiguous to San Rafael Park as an expansion to San Rafael Park and declare it to be park property and to remain such forever in accordance with the provisions of Section 1004 of the Charter as an addition to the Kansas City, Missouri, Parks, Recreation and Boulevards System and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
5/19/2009 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/21/2009 Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee
5/27/2009 Do Pass
5/28/2009 Assigned to Third Read Calendar
6/4/2009 Passed

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090419.pdf Recorded Info 241K RECORDED
090419.pdf Authenticated 134K AUTHENTICATED
SanRafaelParkAddDEED.pdf Other 39K San Rafael Park Addition Deed
SanRES.doc Other 30K San Rafael Pk Addition Park Board Resolution
SanMemo.doc Parks Board Memo 45K San Rafael Pk Addition Park Board Memo
SanRafaelPkFS.xls Fact Sheet 64K San Rafael Park Addition Fact Sheet

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ORDINANCE NO. 090419

 

Accepting approximately 10.01 acres of vacant land contiguous to San Rafael Park as an expansion to San Rafael Park and declare it to be park property and to remain such forever in accordance with the provisions of Section 1004 of the Charter as an addition to the Kansas City, Missouri, Parks, Recreation and Boulevards System and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents.

 

WHEREAS, it has been 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; and

 

WHEREAS, San Rafael Park, a 16.16 acre neighborhood park within the Gracemor neighborhood, in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri was acquired in 1968 and is generally located at N.E. 53rd Street and San Rafael Drive; and

 

WHEREAS, a 10.01 acre parcel was purchased from the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City St. Joseph as an addition to San Rafael Park, bringing the total size of the park to 26.17 acres; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Council is requested to accept the deed to the following described land and declare it to be park property and to remain such forever in accordance with the provisions of Section 1004, of the Charter, as an addition to the Kansas City, Missouri, Parks Recreation and Boulevards System. This tract being more particularly described as follows:

 

A tract of land being part of Lot A and Lot B, Gracemor, a subdivision of land in the Northwest Quarter of Section 34, Township 51 North, Range 32 West, City of Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at the northeast corner of said Lot A, on the right-of-way line of the southwest corner of the intersection of N. Sycamore Avenue and San Rafael Avenue; thence along the southerly right-of-way line of San Rafael Avenue along a curve to the left 91.00 feet, having a radius of 525.00 feet and a chord bearing of South 32 degrees 27 minutes 53 seconds East; thence continuing along said southerly right-of-way line, South 37 degrees 25 minutes 48 seconds East, 661.08 feet; thence along a curve to the right 187.67 feet, having a radius of 850.00 feet and a chord bearing of South 31 degrees 31 minutes 41 seconds East to the northeast corner of Lot 10 Gracemor, Block 15; thence leaving said right-of-way line along the northerly line of said Block 15, South 75 degrees 42 minutes 39 seconds West, 358.67 feet; thence South 80 degrees 34 minutes 07 seconds West, 129.01 feet; thence South 86 degrees 29 minutes 15 seconds West, 322.64 feet to a point on the easterly right-of-way line of N. Tullis Avenue; thence leaving said northerly block line along said easterly right-of-way line along a curve to the left 176.22 feet having a radius of 632.66 feet and a chord bearing of North 26 degrees 18 minutes 45 seconds West; thence leaving said easterly right-of-way line North 42 degrees 45 minutes 58 seconds East, 380.58 feet; thence North 47 degrees 26 minutes 29 seconds West, 396.37 feet to a point on the southerly right-of-way line of said N. Sycamore Avenue; thence along said southerly right-of-way line along a curve to the right 120.15 feet, having a radius of 763.66 feet and a chord bearing of North 61 degrees 16 minutes 04 seconds East; thence continuing along said northerly right-of-way line North 65 degrees 46 minutes 30 seconds East, 286.25 feet to the point of beginning. Containing 10.01 acres (435,893 square feet) more or less and being subject to all public roads, easements, reservations, covenants, and conditions, if any, now of record.

 

Section 2. That upon the effective date of this ordinance, the City Clerk is directed to record it in the Office of the Clay County Recorder of Deeds in Clay County, Missouri, as evidence of the acceptance of the land by Kansas City for public use for park purposes and the Council declares in accordance with the provisions of Resolution No. 28559, adopted April 28, 2009, by the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners, that the land, in accordance with Section 1004 of the Charter of Kansas City, shall remain as part of the Parks system forever.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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William Geary

Assistant City Attorney