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Legislation #: 140119 Introduction Date: 2/20/2014
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving the Ellison/Knickerbocker Redevelopment Expansion Area General Development Plan for an area of approximately 5.86 acres generally located on the south side of Knickerbocker Place between Pennsylvania Avenue and Broadway Boulevard, at the southeast corner of West Armour Boulevard and Broadway Boulevard, on the north side of West Armour Boulevard between Broadway Boulevard and Central Street, and on the east side of Central Street and west side of Wyandotte Street 150 feet north of Armour Boulevard and declaring the area blighted and insanitary in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Authority Law. (594-S-1).

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
2/18/2014 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/20/2014 Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
2/26/2014 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
2/27/2014 Passed

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140119.pdf Authenticated 311K Authenticated
140119.pdf Authenticated 305K Authenticated
140119 Staff Report.pdf Staff Report 499K Staff Report
140119 Fact Sheet.pdf Fact Sheet 207K Fact Sheet
1st Amend Ellison Knickerbocker Blight Study w App 102913.pdf Plan 3270K PIEA Blight Study
First Amend Ellison Knickerbocker GDP w App 111913.pdf Plan 2856K PIEA General Development Plan
C000594S1_DocketMap.pdf Maps 1413K docket map

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ORDINANCE NO. 140119

 

Approving the Ellison/Knickerbocker Redevelopment Expansion Area General Development Plan for an area of approximately 5.86 acres generally located on the south side of Knickerbocker Place between Pennsylvania Avenue and Broadway Boulevard, at the southeast corner of West Armour Boulevard and Broadway Boulevard, on the north side of West Armour Boulevard between Broadway Boulevard and Central Street, and on the east side of Central Street and west side of Wyandotte Street 150 feet north of Armour Boulevard and declaring the area blighted and insanitary in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Authority Law. (594-S-1).

WHEREAS, the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri did prepare or cause to be prepared the Ellison-Knickerbocker PIEA General Development Plan and recommended that the Council approve the finding of blight and approve the General Development Plan for the area; and

WHEREAS, the City Plan Commission has reviewed and recommended approval of the finding of blight of the First Amendment to the Ellison-Knickerbocker PIEA General Development Plan on January 7, 2014, as evidenced by its disposition of the case and its written recommendations submitted to the City on January 7, 2014; and

WHEREAS, the Council has reviewed the blight study for the First Amendment to the Ellison-Knickerbocker PIEA Planning Area prepared by Sterrett Urban, LLC on October 29, 2013; and

WHEREAS, Section 100.400, RSMo, authorizes the Council to make a finding that an area is a blighted area and approve a general development plan for such area if the Council finds that the plan is feasible and in conformity with the general plan for the development of the community as a whole; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the Council finds the First Amendment to the Ellison-Knickerbocker PIEA Planning Area, which area contains approximately 5.86 acres generally located on the south side of Knickerbocker Place between Pennsylvania Avenue and Broadway Boulevard, at the southeast corner of West Armour Boulevard and Broadway Boulevard, on the north side of West Armour Boulevard between Broadway Boulevard and Central Street, and on the east side of Central Street and west side of Wyandotte Street 150 feet north of Armour Boulevard, and is more specifically described by metes and bounds as follows:

Beginning at the intersection of the east right-of-way line of Pennsylvania Avenue, as now established, and the north right-of-way line of Knickerbocker Place, as now established; thence east along said north right-of-way line of Knickerbocker Place to its intersection with the west right-of-way line of Broadway Boulevard, as now established; thence north along said west right-of-way line to its intersection with the westerly prolongation of the north boundary line of Lot 16, Block 6, HYDE PARK, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; thence east along said north line to its intersection with the southwest corner of Lot 6, Block 6, HYDE PARK, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; thence north along the west boundary of Lots 6 and 5, Block 6, HYDE PARK, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri to a point 16 2/3 feet north of the southwest corner of Lot 5, Block 6, HYDE PARK, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; thence east along a line parallel to the south boundary line of Lot 5, Block 6, HYDE PARK, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, to its intersection with the west right-of-way line of Central Street, as now established; thence south along said west right-of-way line to its intersection with the westerly prolongation of a line 20 feet north and parallel of the south boundary line of Lot 17, Block 5, HYDE PARK, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; thence east along said line to the northeast corner of said Lot 17; thence south along the eastern boundary line of said Lots 17 and 16, Block 5, HYDE PARK, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri to its intersection with a line 40 feet north and parallel of the southern boundary line of Lot 7, Block 5, HYDE PARK, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; thence east along said line to its intersection with the west right-of-way line of Wyandotte Street, as now established; thence south along said west right-of-way to its intersection with the south boundary line of Lot 8, Block 5, HYDE PARK, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; thence west along said south line and the south line of Lot 15, Block 5, HYDE PARK, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, to its intersection with the east right-of-way line of Central Street, as now established; thence south along said east right-of-way line and its southerly prolongation to the north right-of-way line of Armour Boulevard, as now established; thence west along said north right-of-way line to its intersection with a line 20 feet west of the eastern boundary line of Lot 22, Block 7, HYDE PARK, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; thence south along said line to its intersection with the northern boundary line of Lot 19, Block 7, HYDE PARK, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; thence east along said north boundary line of Lots 19 and 4, Block 7, HYDE PARK, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri to its intersection with the west right-of-way line of Central Street, as now established; thence south along said west right-of-way line to its intersection with the south boundary of Lot 4, Block 7, HYDE PARK, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; thence west along said south line to the northeast corner of Lot 18, Block 7, HYDE PARK, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; thence south along the eastern boundary line of Lots 18, 17, 16, 15, and 14, Block 7, HYDE PARK, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, to the southeast corner of Lot 14, Block 7, HYDE PARK, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; thence west along the south boundary line of said Lot 14 to the east right-of-way line of Broadway Boulevard, as now established; thence south along said east right-of-way line to its intersection with the easterly prolongation of the south boundary line of Lot 18, VINEWOOD, a subdivision in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; thence west along said south line to its intersection with the east right-of-way line of Pennsylvania Avenue, as now established; thence north along said east right-of-way line to the point of beginning.

to be a blighted area as defined in Section 100.310, RSMo, and more specifically finds that there is a predominance of defective and inadequate street layout, insanitary and unsafe conditions, deterioration of site improvements, improper subdivision or obsolete platting, and the existence of conditions which endanger life and property by fire and other causes in such planning area and as a result of the predominance of those conditions the planning area in its present condition and use constitutes an economic and social liability and a serious menace to the public health, safety, morals, and welfare.

Section 2. That the First Amendment to the Ellison-Knickerbocker PIEA General Development Plan is hereby found to be feasible and in conformance with the general plan for the development of the community as a whole.

Section 3. That the Council has duly made the findings necessary for compliance with Section 100.300-100.620, RSMo.

Section 4. That a copy of the First Amendment to the Ellison-Knickerbocker PIEA General Development Plan is attached to this ordinance and is made a part hereof and is hereby approved.

Section 5. That the ad valorem tax exemption benefits as authorized in Section 100.570, RSMo, may be extended to the plan area to the extent and in the manner as provided for in the General Development Plan, subject to the execution of a development agreement between the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority and the developer.

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I hereby certify that as required by Chapter 100, RSMo, as amended, all public notices have been given and public hearings held, as required by law. 

 

 

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Secretary, City Plan Commission

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Sarah Baxter

Assistant City Attorney