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Legislation #: 030089 Introduction Date: 1/23/2003
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 2/23/2003
Sponsor: None
Title: Declaring the area generally bounded by Brooklyn Avenue on the west, Terminal Railway on the north, Olive Avenue on the east and East 20th Street on the south, 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. 136.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
1/23/2003

Prepare to Introduce

1/23/2003

Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

2/12/2003

Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute

2/13/2003

Passed as Substituted


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ORDINANCE NO. 030089

 

Declaring the area generally bounded by Brooklyn Avenue on the west, Terminal Railway on the north, Olive Avenue on the east and East 20th Street on the south, 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. 136.

 

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 bounded by Brooklyn Avenue on the west, Terminal Railway on the north, Olive Avenue on the east and East 20th Street on the south; 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 18th day of December, 2002, adopt a resolution recommending that the area be declared blighted and recommending approval of an Urban Renewal Plan for the area generally bounded by Brooklyn Avenue on the west, Terminal Railway on the north, Olive Avenue on the east and East 20th Street on the south, said resolution being set forth and incorporated in the Urban Renewal Plan; 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. 136 generally bounded by Brooklyn Avenue on the west, Terminal Railway on the north, Olive Avenue on the east and East 20th Street on the south, more specifically described as:

 

2202 East 20th Street - The west 70 feet of Lots 1 and 2, Block 4, Cowherds Brooklyn Hill Addition, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

 

2204 East 20th Street - The west 30 feet of the east 60 feet of Lots 1 and 2, Block 4, Cowherds Brooklyn Hill Addition, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

 

2206 East 20th Street - The east 30 feet of Lots 1 and 2, Block 4, Cowherds Brooklyn Hill Addition, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


2208 East 20th Street - Lots 9 and 10, Block 4, Cowherds Brooklyn Hill Addition, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

 

1928 Park - Lots 6 through 4, Block 4, Cowherds Brooklyn Hill Addition, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

 

1924 Olive - The west 125 feet of Lots 10 through 13, Block 3, Cowherds Brooklyn Hill Addition, an addition 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 the Infill Housing Urban Renewal Project Area No. 136, a copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk under Document No. 030089, 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, 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