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Legislation #: 030118 Introduction Date: 1/30/2003
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 3/2/2003
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving a General Development Plan for the Crossroads Planning Area generally bounded by 15th Street on the north, Grand Boulevard on the east, 19th Street on the south and Wyandotte Street 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
DateMinutesDescription
1/30/2003

Prepare to Introduce

1/30/2003

Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

2/19/2003

Advance and Do Pass

2/20/2003

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 030118

 

Approving a General Development Plan for the Crossroads Planning Area generally bounded by 15th Street on the north, Grand Boulevard on the east, 19th Street on the south and Wyandotte Street 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 Crossroads 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 Crossroads Planning Area on December 17, 2002, 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 generally bounded by 15th Street on the north, Grand Boulevard on the east, 19th Street on the south, and Wyandotte Street on the west, and more specifically described as follows:

In Kansas City, Missouri, part of the Southwest 1/4 of Section 5, Township 49 North, Range 33 West, and part of the Northwest 1/4 of Section 8, Township 49 North, Range 33 West: Beginning at the intersection of the north line of Truman Road and the west line of Grand Boulevard, then south along the west line of Grand Boulevard to the north line of 18th Street, then west along the north line of 18th Street to the intersection with the west line of Walnut Street, then south along the west line of Walnut street to the north line of 19th Street, then west along the north line of Walnut Street to the east line of Baltimore Avenue, then north along the east line of Baltimore Avenue to the intersection with the north line of 19th Street, then west


along the north line of 19th Street to the east line of Wyandotte Street, then north along the east line of Wyandotte Street to the south line of 18th Street, then east along the south side of 18th Street to the east line of Baltimore Avenue, then north along the east line of Baltimore Avenue to the north line of 16th Street, then east along the south side of 16th Street to the east line of Main Street, then north along the east side of Main Street to the south side of Truman Road, then west along the south side of Truman Road to the point of beginning.

 

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 Crossroads Planning Area being that area generally bounded by 15th Street on the north, Grand Boulevard on the east, 19th Street on the south, and Wyandotte Street on the west, is hereby approved. A copy of said plan which is attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference as Document No. 030118 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