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Legislation #: 140153 Introduction Date: 2/27/2014
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Stating City Council support for improvements to the Route 45 and I-29 interchange; and directing the City Manager to work with the Missouri Department of Transportation to prepare applications for the MoDOT Partnership Development Cost Share Program.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
2/24/2014 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/27/2014 Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
3/6/2014 Advance and Do Pass, Consent
3/6/2014 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 140153

 

Stating City Council support for improvements to the Route 45 and I-29 interchange; and directing the City Manager to work with the Missouri Department of Transportation to prepare applications for the MoDOT Partnership Development Cost Share Program.

 

WHEREAS, the City of Kansas City with the adoption of Ordinance 080150 modified the City’s Major Street Plan in the vicinity of Interstate 29 and Route 45; and

 

WHEREAS, Committee Substitute for Resolution 110030 adopted the Line Creek Area Plan which listed improvements to the Route 45 and I-29 interchange as a priority project; and

 

WHEREAS, the general area southwest of the interchange has over 20 acres of available infill commercial development property which will not develop until the capacity of the interchange is improved; and

 

WHEREAS, the property available for infill development is served with water, sewer and transit service; and

 

WHEREAS, traffic congestion and safety issues at the interchange are discouraging development in the area and hindering access for residents to transit and businesses; and

 

WHEREAS, the Missouri Department of Transportation has expressed a willingness to partner with the City to fund the improvements if the City is able to provide matching funds; and

 

WHEREAS, the ownership group at the southeast corner of the interchange has formed a Transportation Development District and expressed a willingness to partner with the City and MoDOT to fund improvements if the City is able to provide matching funds; and

 

WHEREAS, Committee Substitute for Resolution 130106 designated the City’s share of Platte County’s special road and bridge tax receipts for calendar years 2014 and 2015 as the City’s matching funds; and

 

WHEREAS, with the three way partnership, N.W. Prairie View Road south of Route 45 will be relocated as outlined in Ordinance 080150 and improved to a three lane street with bicycle accommodations, sidewalks, enclosed storm system with green solutions, and streetlights which will meet the goals and objectives of the adopted plans; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the City Council expresses its support for improvements to the Route 45 and I-29 interchange.

 

Section 2. That the City Manager is hereby directed to work with the Missouri Department of Transportation to prepare applications for MoDOT Partnership Development Cost Share Program.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

 

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Nelson V. Munoz

Assistant City Attorney