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Legislation #: 980751 Introduction Date: 6/25/1998
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 8/2/1998
Sponsor: None
Title: Declaring the area generally bounded by Benton Plaza on the north, Interstate 70 on the east, 24th Street on the south and College Avenue, Kansas Avenue and Bellefontaine Avenue on the west, to be 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 Indiana Corridor Urban Renewal Plan.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
6/25/1998

Prepare to Introduce

6/25/1998

Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

7/22/1998

Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute

7/23/1998

Passed as Substituted


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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 980751

 

Declaring the area generally bounded by Benton Plaza on the north, Interstate 70 on the east, 24th Street on the south and College Avenue, Kansas Avenue and Bellefontaine Avenue on the west, to be 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 Indiana Corridor Urban Renewal Plan.

 

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 Benton Plaza on the north, Interstate 70 on the east, 24th Street on the south and College Avenue, Kansas Avenue and Bellefontaine Avenue on the west; 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 25th day of February, 1998, adopt a resolution recommending that the area be declared blighted and recommending approval of an Urban Renewal Plan for the area generally bounded by Benton Plaza on the north, Interstate 70 on the east, 24th Street on the south and College Avenue, Kansas Avenue and Bellefontaine Avenue on the west, said resolution being set forth and incorporated in the Urban Renewal Plan; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Plan Commission reviewed and recommended approval of the designation of blight and approval of the Urban Renewal Plan on April 7, 1998, as evidenced by its resolution recommending approval of the adoption of said plan and found said plan to be in conformance with the Master Plan for the development of the community as a whole, subject to certain conditions, a copy of which resolution 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 proposed Urban Renewal area identified as the Indiana Corridor Urban Renewal Plan generally bounded by Benton Plaza on the north, Interstate 70 on the east, 24th Street on the south and College Avenue, Kansas Avenue and Bellefontaine Avenue on the west, and more specifically described as:

 

Lots 1-13, Calkins Addition, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri;


and Lot 3 except the portion in railroad right of way and all of Lots 4-8, Preston Place 2nd Plat, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and all of Lots 41-42, Block 2 and all of Lots 1-2, Block 3, all in Grahams Addition, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and all of Lots 1-16 and the adjacent vacated alley, Block 1, P. A. Fredericks 3rd Addition, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and all of Lots 1-13 and the adjacent vacated alleys, J. B. Jacksons Subdivision, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and all of Lots 1-22 and the adjacent vacated alley, Block 1, Kingston Place, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri;

 

and the south 124.0 feet of Lots 10-17 and the south 124.0 feet of the west 11.11 feet of Lot 18, also the easterly and northerly 1/2 of the vacated alley lying west and south adjacent, all in Block 1, Walnut Grove, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri;

 

All of Lots 1-26 (and the west 1/2 of vacated Bales Avenue lying east adjacent), William A. Tidballs 1st Addition, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and unplatted parcels bound by Indiana Avenue, 22nd Street, Bales Avenue and the south line of Amelia Place, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and all of Lots 5-12, Amelia Place, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and all of Lots 4-6 except portion in 21st Street right of way, Max Isaacs 1st Addition, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri;

 

and a tract of land in the SW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 Section 10, Township 49 North, Range 33 West, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at the southwest corner of Lot 6, W. C. Seachrist 1st Addition, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, thence South 85 feet along the east line of Indiana Avenue to the north line of 21st Street, thence East 128.5 feet, thence North 85 feet to the southeast corner of said Lot 6, thence west 128.5 feet to the point of beginning;

 

and all of Lots 1-12, W. C. Seachrist 1st Addition, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and all of Lots 1-14, Lot 31 and that portion of Lot 33 lying west of a line from a point on the north line of said lot 110 feet west of the northeast corner to a point on the south line of said lot 60 feet west of the southeast corner, Indiana Place, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and all of Lots 1-11, Indiana Avenue Subdivision, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri;

 

and a tract of land in the South Half of Section 3 and the North Half of Section 10, Township 49 North, Range 33 West, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at the intersection of the west line of Lot 9, City Park Addition, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and the south right of way line of the Kansas City Belt Railway Company, thence North 6122'00" East continuing along said south right of way line a distance of 93.28 feet to a point on the west line of Lot 11, City Park Addition, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, thence North 0218'57" East a distance of 154.28 feet along said west line to a point on the north line of said Section 10, thence North 8727'02" West along said north line a distance of 96.11 feet, thence North 0218'57" East a distance of 200.52 feet to a point on the south right of way line of 17th Street as it is now established, thence South 8726'58" East along said south right of way line a distance of 119.80 feet, thence North 0218'57" East a distance of 473.50 feet to a point on the south right of way line of 16th Street as it is now established, thence South 8726'58" East along said south right of way line a distance of 449.83 feet to a point on the west right of way line of Missouri Interstate 70 as it is now established, thence South 3118'07" East along said west right of way line a distance of 36.12 feet, thence South 0218'57" West along said west right of way line a distance of 65.00 feet, thence South 8726'58" East along said west right of way line a distance of 90.00 feet, thence South 6846'22" East along said west right of way line a distance of 171.75 feet, thence South 218'57" West along said west right of way line a distance of 25.00 feet, thence South 7318'23" East along said west right of way line a distance of 50.58 feet, thence South 218'57" West along said west right of way line a distance of 161.17 feet, thence South 5959'30" West along said west right of way line a distance of 23.67 feet, thence South 218'57" West along said west right of way line a distance of 147.87 feet, thence South 2127'54" East along said west right of way line a distance of 180.49 feet, thence South 2127'54" East along said west right of way line a distance of 171.66 feet, thence South 0218'57" West along said west right of way line a distance of 90.00 feet more or less to a point on the north right of way line of 18th Street as now established, thence west along said north right of way line a distance of 997.00 feet more or less to the west line of Lot 9, City Park Addition, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, thence north along said west line to the point of beginning;

 

and all of Lots 1-8 and Lot 9, except the east 14.0 feet, and the west 1/2 of the vacated alley lying east and adjacent and the north 1/2 of the vacated alley lying south and adjacent, and all of Lots 19-35 and the west 11.91 feet of Lot 36 and the south 1/2 of the vacated alley lying north and adjacent, all in Block 1, Walnut Grove, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri;

 

and the east 70 feet of Lots 1-3, the east 70 feet of the north 6 feet of Lot 4, the south 18 feet of Lot 4, all of Lot 5 and the north 18 feet of Lot 6, all in Andrew's First Addition, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri;

 

and all of Lots 1-8 and Lots 10-15 except that part in right of way, Block 1, Resurvey of Part of Zahls Subdivision, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and

and Lot 1 and the east 21 feet of Lot 2, and all of Lots 26-34, Stiles Addition, a subdivision 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 which is known as the Indiana Corridor Urban Renewal Plan, a copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk under Document No. 980751 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, 1994, 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