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Legislation #: 071182 Introduction Date: 11/1/2007
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 12/16/2007
Sponsor: None
Title: Declaring an area of about 320 acres generally bounded by E. 1st Street and Guinotte Avenue/Missouri River on the north, Paseo Bridge approach on the east, Interstate 70 on the south, and ASB (Heart of America) Bridge approach on the west as blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Fifth Amendment to the Columbus Park Urban Renewal Plan. (127-S-6)

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
10/29/2007 Filed by the Clerk's office
11/19/2007 Hold On Agenda (11/28/2007)
11/28/2007 Do Pass
11/29/2007 Assigned to Third Read Calendar
12/6/2007 Passed

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FileTypeSizeDescription
5th amendment for Columbus Park Urban renewal plan.pdf Exhibit 42K urban rewnewal plan on file
071182.pdf Authenticated 123K Authenticated
071182 Affidavit of Publication.pdf Other 46K Affidavit of Publication
Adv. 111907 No. 4.pdf Advertise Notice 8K Advertise Notice
071182 Docket Map.pdf Maps 300K Document Maps
C000127S6_Fact Sheet.doc Fact Sheet 90K fact sheet
C000127S6_StfRpt_09_18_07.doc Staff Report 78K staff report

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ORDINANCE NO. 071182

 

Declaring an area of about 320 acres generally bounded by E. 1st Street and Guinotte Avenue/Missouri River on the north, Paseo Bridge approach on the east, Interstate 70 on the south, and ASB (Heart of America) Bridge approach on the west as blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Fifth Amendment to the Columbus Park Urban Renewal Plan. (127-S-6)

 

WHEREAS, the area generally bounded by E. 1st Street and Guinotte Avenue/Missouri River on the north, Paseo Bridge approach on the east, Interstate 70 on the south, and ASB (Heart of America) Bridge approach on the west, is (1) blighted by reason of the predominance of defective or inadequate street layout, insanitary or unsafe conditions, deterioration of site improvements, improper subdivision or obsolete platting, or the existence of conditions which endanger life or property by fire and other causes, or any combination of such factors, retards the provision of housing accommodations or constitutes an economic or social liability or a menace to the public health, safety, morals, or welfare in its present condition or (2) insanitary by reason of a predominance of buildings and improvements which, by reason of dilapidation, deterioration, age or obsolescence, inadequate provision for ventilation, light, air sanitation or open spaces, high density of population and overcrowding of buildings, overcrowding of land, or the existence of conditions which endanger life or property by fire and other causes, or any combination of such factors, is conducive to ill health, transmission of disease, infant mortality, juvenile delinquency and crime or constitutes an economic or social liability and is detrimental to the public health, safety, morals, or welfare; and

 

WHEREAS, on September 18, 2007, the City Plan Commission reviewed this matter and recommended (1) approval of the designation of the area as blighted or insanitary area and (2) approval of the Urban Renewal Plan; and

 

WHEREAS, on December 20, 2006, the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, adopted a resolution recommending that the area be declared blighted or insanitary and recommending approval of an Urban Renewal Plan for the area; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Council finds that the proposed urban renewal area identified as the Fifth Amendment to the Columbus Park Urban Renewal Plan area generally bounded by E. 1st Street and Guinotte Avenue/Missouri River on the north, Paseo Bridge approach on the east, Interstate 70 on the south, and ASB (Heart of America) Bridge approach on the west, legally described as:

 

Beginning at a point which is the intersection of the easterly right-of-way line of the A.S.B. Bridge (Missouri Highway 9) and the harbor line of the south bank of the Missouri River; thence generally easterly along the harbor line of the south bank of the Missouri River to its point of intersection with the westerly right-of-way line of the Paseo Bridge (Interstate 29/35); thence generally south along the westerly right-of-way line of the Paseo Bridge/Interstates 29/35 to its point of intersection with the northerly right-of-way line of the Intercity Freeway (Interstate 70), thence generally westerly along the northerly right-of-way line of the Intercity Freeway (Interstate 70) to its point of intersection with the easterly right-of-way of the A.S.B. Bridge (Missouri Highway 9), thence generally northerly along the easterly right-of-way line of the A.S.B. Bridge to the Point of Beginning and including all parcels within said area, as well as all public right-of-ways located wholly or partially within said area, all situated in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.

 

is a blighted or insanitary area need of redevelopment or in need of rehabilitation and is appropriate for an urban renewal project by the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, pursuant to Chapter 99, RSMo.

 

Section 2. That the Council finds that the Urban Renewal Plan is feasible and in conformity with the general plan for the development of the community as a whole.

 

Section 3. That the Fifth Amendment to the Columbus Park Urban Renewal Plan, a copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk with this ordinance and is hereby approved.

 

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I hereby certify that as is required by Chapter 99, Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended, all public notices have been given and hearings have been held.

 

  

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Secretary, City Plan Commission

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Heather A. Brown

Assistant City Attorney