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Legislation #: 180105 Introduction Date: 2/15/2018
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER TAYLOR
Title: Approving the Riverfront Industrial Area Plan as a guide for the future development, redevelopment, and public investment within the area generally bounded by the city limits on the north, Coal Mine Road on the south, I-435 south of the Missouri River and the city limits north of the Missouri River on the east, and I-35/I-29 and generally following the railroad tracks south of the Missouri River, I-435 _ the City of North Kansas City north of the Missouri river to the west; repealing and replacing the Birmingham Area Plan, the Northeast Industrial District Area Plan and the Riverfront Area Plan with the Riverfront Industrial Area Plan; and amending the Blue Valley Industrial Area Plan and Eastwood Hills Neighborhood Plan by deleting the portion of the plans covered by the Riverfront Industrial Area Plan.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
2/14/2018 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/15/2018 Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
2/21/2018 Be Adopted
2/22/2018 Assigned to Third Read Calendar
3/1/2018 Passed

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RESOLUTION NO. 180105

 

Approving the Riverfront Industrial Area Plan as a guide for the future development, redevelopment, and public investment within the area generally bounded by the city limits on the north, Coal Mine Road on the south, I-435 south of the Missouri River and the city limits north of the Missouri River on the east, and I-35/I-29 and generally following the railroad tracks south of the Missouri River, I-435 & the City of North Kansas City north of the Missouri river to the west; repealing and replacing the Birmingham Area Plan, the Northeast Industrial District Area Plan and the Riverfront Area Plan with the Riverfront Industrial Area Plan; and amending the Blue Valley Industrial Area Plan and Eastwood Hills Neighborhood Plan by deleting the portion of the plans covered by the Riverfront Industrial Area Plan.

 

WHEREAS, on December 29, 1977, the City Council by adoption of Resolution No. 48539 adopted the Birmingham Area Plan as a guide for the future development and public investment on land in Kansas City, generally bounded by the Claycomo city limits on the north, the Missouri River on the south, Missouri Highway 291 on the east; and Interstate 435 on the west; and

 

WHEREAS, the Birmingham Area Plan was amended on September, 29, 1997, through the adoption of Resolution No. 970539; and

 

WHEREAS, on June 17, 1983, the City Council by adoption of Resolution No. 55195 adopted the Northeast Industrial Area Plan as a guide for the future development and public investment on land in Kansas City, generally bounded by the Missouri River on the north, the Kansas City Terminal Railroad Tracks on the south, the city limits on the east, and Chouteau Trafficway on the west; and

 

WHEREAS, the Northeast Industrial Area Plan was amended on April 20, 1989, through the adoption of Resolution No. 63829; and

 

WHEREAS, on August 10, 1978, the City Council by adoption of Resolution No. 49413 adopted the Riverfront Area Plan as a guide for the future development and public investment on land in Kansas City, generally bounded by Nicholson Avenue on the northwest, Garland Avenue on the east, and the Union Pacific Railroad on the south; and

 

WHEREAS, the Riverfront Area Plan was amended on October 26, 2006, through the adoption of Resolution No. 61104; and

 

WHEREAS, on January 12, 1978, the City Council by adoption of Resolution No. 48603 adopted the Blue Valley Industrial Area Plan as a guide for the future development and public investment on land in Kansas City, generally bounded by the Kansas City Terminal Railway on the North, Interstate Highway 70 on the south, the city limits on the east, and Topping Avenue on the west; and

 

WHEREAS, the Blue Valley Industrial Area Plan was amended by Resolution No. 930262, adopted April 15, 1993; by Resolution No. 980945, adopted August 27, 1998; by Resolution No. 110976, adopted January 5, 2012; and by Resolution No. 120874, adopted November 1, 2012; and

 

WHEREAS, on November 11, 2005, the City Council by adoption of Resolution No. 51299 adopted the Eastwood Hills Neighborhood Plan as a guide for the future development and redevelopment of the area generally bounded by Raytown Road/Stadium Drive on the north, the Blue River on the west, 55th Street/Blue Parkway on the south and Blue Ridge Cutoff on the east; and

 

WHEREAS, the Eastwood Hills Neighborhood Plan was amended by Resolution No. 130876, adopted November 21, 2013; and by Resolution No. 170434, adopted June 15, 2017; and

 

WHEREAS, after all interested persons were given the opportunity to present testimony, the City Plan Commission did on February 6, 2018, recommend approval of the Riverfront Industrial Area Plan; and

 

WHEREAS, the Riverfront Industrial Area Plan has incorporated the policies of the FOCUS Kansas City Plan and other appropriate planning documents; and

 

WHEREAS, the policies within the Riverfront Industrial Area Plan, which will serve as the plan of record for this area, are consistent with the policies of the FOCUS Kansas City Plan, and any future amendments to the Riverfront Industrial Area Plan should be guided by and comply with the policy direction set forth in the FOCUS Plan; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section A. That the Riverfront Industrial Area Plan is hereby adopted as a guide for the future development and public investments for that area generally bounded by the city limits on the north, Coal Mine Road on the south, I-435 south of the Missouri River and the city limits north of the Missouri River on the east, and I-35/I-29 and generally following the railroad tracks south of the Missouri River, I-435 & the City of North Kansas City north of the Missouri river to the west. A copy of the Riverfront Industrial Area Plan is attached hereto, in substantial form, and is hereby approved.

 

Section B. That the Blue Valley Industrial Area Plan and Eastwood Hills Neighborhood Plan are hereby amended by deleting the portion of the plans covered by the Riverfront Industrial Area Plan.

 

Section C. That the Birmingham Area Plan, Northeast Industrial District Area Plan, and the Riverfront Area Plan are hereby repealed and replaced by the Riverfront Industrial Area Plan.

 

Section D. That the Riverfront Industrial Area Plan is consistent and complies with the FOCUS Kansas City Plan, adopted on October 30, 1997, by Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 971268, and is adopted as a supplement to the FOCUS Kansas City Plan.

 

Section E. That the Council finds and declares that before taking any action on the proposed Riverfront Industrial Area Plan hereinabove, all public notices have been given and hearings have been had as required by law.

 

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