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Legislation #: 030488 Introduction Date: 4/17/2003
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 5/4/2003
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving the Development Plan submitted by the Finance Building Redevelopment Corporation on a tract of land generally located at 1009 Baltimore Avenue, on the east side of Baltimore Avenue approximately 100 feet south of 10th Street; declaring the area included in such plan to be a blighted area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals and welfare; authorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area; and granting the Finance Building Redevelopment Corporation all of the rights, powers and immunities provided by law for use by an urban redevelopment corporation.

Legislation History
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4/16/2003

Prepare to Introduce

4/17/2003

Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

4/23/2003

Advance and Do Pass

4/24/2003

Amended

4/24/2003

Passed as Amended


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ORDINANCE NO. 030488, AS AMENDED

 

Approving the 353" Development Plan submitted by the Finance Building Redevelopment Corporation on a tract of land generally located at 1009 Baltimore Avenue, on the east side of Baltimore Avenue approximately 100 feet south of 10th Street; declaring the area included in such plan to be a blighted area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals and welfare; authorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area; and granting the Finance Building Redevelopment Corporation all of the rights, powers and immunities provided by law for use by an urban redevelopment corporation.

 

WHEREAS, the Finance Building Redevelopment Corporation, an urban redevelopment corporation organized under and pursuant to the Urban Redevelopment Corporations Law and amendments thereto, did on January 15, 2003, file with the City Clerk an application for the approval of a development plan which contemplated the redevelopment of a tract of land generally located at 1009 Baltimore Avenue, on the east side of Baltimore Avenue approximately 100 feet south of 10th Street, which application and development plan was revised as of March 18, 2003 (the 353 Development Plan for the Finance Building Redevelopment Corporation); and

 

WHEREAS, the City Clerk did refer said application for a development plan to the City Plan Commission; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Plan Commission did cause to be published in The Pulse, a newspaper doing the City's printing, on February 17, 2003, that date being not less than ten (10) days prior to the date set for the hearing, notice of the public hearing on said development plan; and

 

WHEREAS, said City Plan Commission did hold a public hearing on said development plan on March 4, 2003; and

 

WHEREAS, at the public hearing conducted by the City Plan Commission, all interested persons were given an opportunity to be heard at said public hearing; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Plan Commission has made a study and investigation of the proposed development plan and did, on March 4, 2003, recommend approval of the finding of blight, approval of the development plan and approval of the necessity of tax abatement, and did submit a report of the same, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference as Exhibit "A"; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the 353" Development Plan for the Finance Building Redevelopment Corporation, a copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk under Document No. 030488, which is attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference, is hereby approved.

 


Section 2. That the Council finds and declares that the area being described in the aforesaid development plan submitted by the Finance Building Redevelopment Corporation is a blighted area as defined by Section 353.020(2), Revised Statutes of Missouri, and Section 74-4, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, and the redevelopment thereof is necessary for the public convenience and necessity; and that approval of the development plan and construction of the redevelopment project are necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals and welfare.

 

Section 3. That upon the execution of a redevelopment contract for this plan with the City, the Finance Building Redevelopment Corporation is granted tax abatements on land and improvements as provided in Exhibit "B".

 

Section 4. That the Finance Building Redevelopment Corporation is granted all of the rights, powers and immunities provided by law for use by an urban redevelopment corporation pursuant to law, not including the power of eminent domain, upon the execution of a redevelopment contract with the City for this plan.

 

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I hereby certify that all public notices and hearings required by Chapter 74, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, 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