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Legislation #: 031332 Introduction Date: 12/4/2003
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Declaring the area of approximately 51 acres generally bounded by 39th Street on the north, 42nd Street on the south, Forest Avenue on the west and the Paseo on the east, 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 Manheim Park Urban Renewal Plan. (604-S)

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
12/4/2003

Prepare to Introduce

12/4/2003

Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

1/7/2004

Advance and Do Pass

1/8/2004

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 031332

 

Declaring the area of approximately 51 acres generally bounded by 39th Street on the north, 42nd Street on the south, Forest Avenue on the west and the Paseo on the east, 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 Manheim Park Urban Renewal Plan. (604-S)

 

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 of approximately 51 acres generally bounded by 39th Street on the north, 42nd Street on the south, Forest Avenue on the west and the Paseo on the east; 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 19th day of September, 2003, adopt a resolution recommending that the area be declared blighted and recommending approval of an Urban Renewal Plan for the area of approximately 51 acres generally bounded by 39th Street on the north, 42nd Street on the south, Forest Avenue on the west and the Paseo on the east, 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 November 18, 2003, 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 of approximately 51 acres identified as the Manheim Park Urban Renewal Plan generally bounded by 39th Street on the north, 42nd Street on the south, Forest Avenue on the west and the Paseo on the east, and more specifically described as:

 

[To be inserted later as a committee substitute]

 


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 Manheim Park Urban Renewal Plan, a copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk under Document No. 031332 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, 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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M. Margaret Sheahan Moran

Assistant City Attorney