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Legislation #: 081052 Introduction Date: 10/16/2008
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 11/30/2008
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving the Trails KC Plan as a guide for future shared-use trail development and corridor preservation within the City of Kansas City, Missouri; and authorizing the Director of Public works to adopt design/engineering standards.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
10/15/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
10/16/2008 Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee
10/22/2008 Referred to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
10/30/2008 Referred to Planning and Zoning Committee
11/5/2008 Hold On Agenda (11/19/2008)
11/19/2008 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
11/20/2008 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 081052

 

Approving the Trails KC Plan as a guide for future shared-use trail development and corridor preservation within the City of Kansas City, Missouri; and authorizing the Director of Public works to adopt design/engineering standards.

 

WHEREAS, the FOCUS Kansas City Plan, recommends the development of trails as a means to create a connected city, improve neighborhood liveability and positively impact the image of the City; and

WHEREAS, throughout the country, trails are recognized as effective tools that help shape communities, creating multiple benefits, including, alternative transportation facilities, economic development, recreational opportunities, health benefits, and improved community image and quality of life; and

WHEREAS, trails are an integral component to developing a bike-friendly, multi-modal and sustainable community, promoted in several City initiatives including the Green Solutions Policy, adopted under Resolution No. 070830 on August 9, 2007, and the Climate Protection Plan, adopted under Resolution No. 080754 on July 24, 2008; and

WHEREAS, representatives of a Mayor-appointed steering committee and a technical committee of local, regional and statewide departments worked in partnership with community members to develop and refine the Plan; and

WHEREAS, legal notice of the public hearing before the City Plan Commission was published on September 1, 2008, in conformity with state and local laws; and

  WHEREAS, the City Plan Commission unanimously voted to approve the Trails KC Plan on September 16, 2008; and

  WHEREAS, it is considered to be in the community interest to adopt the Trails KC Plan as a guide for shared-use trails development; NOW, THEREFORE,

  BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

  Section 1. That the Trails KC Plan is hereby approved as a guide for future shared-use trail development and corridor preservation within the City of Kansas City, Missouri. A copy of the Trails KC Plan is attached hereto as Exhibit A incorporated herein by reference.  

Section 2. That the Trails KC Plan is consistent and complies with the FOCUS Kansas City Plan, adopted on October 30, 1997, by Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 971268, and is adopted as a supplement to the FOCUS Kansas City Plan.

  Section 3. That the Council finds and declares that before taking any action on the proposed plan, all public notices have been given and hearings have been held as required by law.

Section 4. That the Director of Public Works is authorized to develop and adopt design/engineering standards for the construction of the trails.

 

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I hereby certify that as required by Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, the foregoing ordinance was duly advertised and public hearings were held.

 

 

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Secretary, City Plan Commission

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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M. Margaret Sheahan Moran

Assistant City Attorney