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Legislation #: 031333 Introduction Date: 12/4/2003
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Declaring certain sites in areas generally located between Armour Boulevard and 39th Street, and Forest Avenue and the Paseo, and just north of Armour Boulevard in the Center City neighborhood, and in the 4400 block of the Paseo as blighted and insanitary areas 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, to be known as the Infill Housing Urban Renewal Project Area Nos. 221-248. (390-S-231 thru 390-S-258)

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. 031333

 

Declaring certain sites in areas generally located between Armour Boulevard and 39th Street, and Forest Avenue and the Paseo, and just north of Armour Boulevard in the Center City neighborhood, and in the 4400 block of the Paseo as blighted and insanitary areas 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, to be known as the Infill Housing Urban Renewal Project Area Nos. 221-248. (390-S-231 thru 390-S-258)

 

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 areas generally located between Armour Boulevard and 39th Street, and Forest Avenue and the Paseo, and just north of Armour Boulevard in the Center City neighborhood, and in the 4400 block of the Paseo; and

 

WHEREAS, said areas are 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 ___ day of ____________, 2003, adopt a resolution recommending that the area be declared blighted and recommending approval of an Urban Renewal Plan for areas generally located between Armour Boulevard and 39th Street, and Forest Avenue and the Paseo, and just north of Armour Boulevard in the Center City neighborhood, and in the 4400 block of the Paseo, said resolution being set forth and incorporated in the Urban Renewal Plan; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Plan Commission has 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 has 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 areas identified as the Infill Housing Urban Renewal Project Area Nos. 221-248 generally located between Armour Boulevard and 39th Street, and Forest Avenue and the Paseo, and just north of Armour Boulevard in the Center City neighborhood, and in the 4400 block of the Paseo, and more specifically described as follows, are


blighted areas and in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation and are 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:

 

(221) 1211 and 1219 E. 34th Street, and 3406 through 3428 Tracy Avenue:

 

(222) 3401 through 3427 Tracy Avenue:

 

(223) 1300 through 1308 E. 36th Street, and 3507 through 3537 Tracy Avenue:

 

(224) 3518 and 3522 Virginia Avenue:

 

(225) 3518 and 3524 Paseo:

 

(226) 3609, 3615 and 3617 Forest Avenue:

 

(227) 3604 Virginia Avenue

 

(228) 3632 and 3636 Virginia Avenue:

 

(229) 1308, 1312 and 1314 E. 37th Street, and 3637, 3641 and 3647 Tracy Avenue:

 

(230) 3621 and 3625 Virginia Avenue:

 

(231) 1320 and 1324 E. 37th Street:

 

(232) 3705 Tracy Avenue:

 

(233) 3715, 3717 and 3725 Tracy Avenue:

 

(234) 3720 and 3724 Virginia Avenue:

 

(235) 1320 E. 38th Street:

 

(236) 3735 through 3737 Virginia Avenue and Lot 36, Troost Park (no address):

 

(237) 3740 and 3744 Paseo:

 

(238) 3810 Paseo:

 

(239) 3821 Virginia Avenue:

 

(240) 3840 and 3844 Paseo:

 

(241) 3828 Virginia Avenue:

 

(242) 1227 Manheim Road:

 

(243) 3837 and 3841 Forest Avenue:

 

(244) 4420, 4422 and 4426 Paseo:

 

(245) 3632 Tracy Avenue:

 

(246) 3629 Virginia Avenue:

 

(247) 3710 Paseo:

 

(248) 3730 and 3748 Paseo:

 

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 for the Infill Housing Urban Renewal Project Area Nos. 221-248, a copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk under Document No. 031333, 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