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File #: 210698    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/12/2021 In control: Council
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Estimating and appropriating bond proceeds in the Taxable Special Obligation Series 2022A Bond Fund; declaring the City Council's intent to support future phases of the District Row Project in the future; and declaring requisitioning authority for the project consisting of 10 acres of land between 22nd and 20th Streets (Paseo to Tracy) to preserve a portion of Western Bible College in Phase One and to create 35 luxury townhomes in Phase Two.
Sponsors: Melissa Robinson
Attachments: 1. No Fact Sheet
ORDINANCE NO. 210698

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Estimating and appropriating bond proceeds in the Taxable Special Obligation Series 2022A Bond Fund; declaring the City Council's intent to support future phases of the District Row Project in the future; and declaring requisitioning authority for the project consisting of 10 acres of land between 22nd and 20th Streets (Paseo to Tracy) to preserve a portion of Western Bible College in Phase One and to create 35 luxury townhomes in Phase Two.

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WHEREAS, the central city that comprises most of the City's historically economically disadvantaged neighborhoods has seen a disproportionate share of population loss; and

WHEREAS, the availability of housing stock is a driving factor in maintaining residential stability; and

WHEREAS, although the availability of affordable housing is critical, the availability of all types of housing, including luxury housing, increases housing stock and adds to the sustainability of a vibrant neighborhood; and

WHEREAS, the District Row project consists of 10 acres of land between 22nd and 20th Streets (Paseo to Tracy); and

WHEREAS, the developer is seeking from the City $864,000 for the Phase One portion of the project that will preserve 37,000 square feet of the Western Bible College and $2.2 million for the construction of 35 luxury townhomes in phase Two; and

WHEREAS, the City's contribution to of Phase One of the project will be funded with the issuance of taxable special obligation bonds in Spring 2022 and the payment of scheduled debt service on the bonds is expected to be from a combination of HUD HOME or CDBG dollars, Capital Improvements Sales Tax, and General Fund; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY THAT:

Section 1. That the revenue in the following account of Fund No. 3444, the Taxable Special Obligation Series 2022A Bond Fund, is hereby estimated in the following amount:

AL-3444-12...

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