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Legislation #: 001420 Introduction Date: 10/19/2000
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 11/5/2000
Sponsor: None
Title: Condemning and taking private property in fee simple for public purpose of removing liens which exceed the value of the property and making the blighted and substandard property available for redevelopment; providing for just compensation; and authorizing negotiations by the Director of City Development.

Legislation History
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10/19/2000

Prepare to Introduce

10/19/2000

Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

10/25/2000

Advance and Do Pass

10/26/2000

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 001420

 

Condemning and taking private property in fee simple for public purpose of removing liens which exceed the value of the property and making the blighted and substandard property available for redevelopment; providing for just compensation; and authorizing negotiations by the Director of City Development.

 

WHEREAS, the Council finds and determines it necessary to condemn and acquire fee simple title to the private property hereinafter described and generally located at 5331 Highland for use for redevelopment; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the following property is hereby condemned and taken in fee simple for public use for redevelopment and is legally described as follows:

 

The East 1/2 of the Northeast 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4 of Section 33, Township 49, Range 33, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, except that part thereof now in streets.

 

Section 2. That just compensation for the property taken or damaged shall be assessed and paid according to law. Payment for such compensation or damages shall be made in Kansas City in cash from funds appropriated for said purposes; and the proceeding for taking or damage in the aforesaid property shall be instituted in the first instance and prosecuted in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri at Kansas City, pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 523 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, 1994, as supplemented or amended by Sections 86.01 to 86.10 of the Rules of Civil Procedure.

 

Section 3. That pending the acquisition of said lands by condemnation, the Director of City Development is hereby authorized to negotiate for and to purchase them out of funds appropriated or to be appropriated as aforesaid, and if the property be so acquired by purchase, the City Attorney is authorized to withdraw same from condemnation proceedings.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Assistant City Attorney