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File #: 210691    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/10/2021 In control: Council
On agenda: 8/26/2021 Final action: 8/26/2021
Title: Approving the design of the proposed Three Light Skybridge and authorizing the issuance of an encroachment permit for the structure.
Attachments: 1. Fact Sheet, 2. KCMO NPD Ordinance 210691 Committee Presentation 8-25-2021, 3. Authenticated Ordinance 210691
ORDINANCE NO. 210691

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Approving the design of the proposed Three Light Skybridge and authorizing the issuance of an encroachment permit for the structure.

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WHEREAS, the Three Light Project consisting of a multi-family residential building with approximately 288 residential units and approximately 7,500 square feet of retail space is planned to be constructed upon land generally bounded by Walnut Street on the east, East 14th Street on the north, East Truman Road on the south and Main Street on the west; and

WHEREAS, the developer of the project proposes to construct a pedestrian skybridge above Walnut Street connecting the Three Light structure to the existing Two Light structure located at 1444 Grand Boulevard; and

WHEREAS, the design of arches, bridges, structures and approaches which are the property of any corporation or individual, and which shall extend upon any street, avenue, highway, park or property belonging to the City is subject to the approval of the Municipal Arts Commission; and

WHEREAS, the Three Light Skybridge was reviewed administratively as part of the Urban Redevelopment development plan approval process and approved with the condition that the developer obtain an encroachment permit pursuant to Chapter 18 of the Code of Ordinances; and

WHEREAS, the City Council passed Ordinance No. 210430, As Amended, which dispensed with the Municipal Arts Commission's approval process of the Three Light Skybridge utilizing Sec. 1137(c) of the City Charter; and

WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 210430, As Amended, directed the City Manager to require the Director of City Planning and Development to coordinate with the developer to review the design of the skybridge and present the design of the skybridge to the City Council for review and final approval before an encroachment permit is issued; and

WHEREAS the Director of City Planning and Development has coordinated with the developer to re...

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