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File #: 210920    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Referred
File created: 10/7/2021 In control: Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee
On agenda: 10/13/2021 Final action: 8/3/2023
Title: Enacting an updated Economic Development and Incentives Policy, replacing the policy enacted by Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 140031, As Amended.
Sponsors: Andrea Bough, Melissa Robinson
Attachments: 1. No Fact Sheet, 2. exhibit A, 3. Ordinance 210920 - EDI
ORDINANCE NO. 210920

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Enacting an updated Economic Development and Incentives Policy, replacing the policy enacted by Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 140031, As Amended.

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WHEREAS, on October 25, 2012, the City Council adopted Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 120836 expressing its support for the AdvanceKC Strategic Plan and the related underlying planning process; and

WHEREAS, the City Council then passed Ordinance No. 120966 adopting the AdvanceKC Strategic Plan as the Economic Development Strategic Plan for the City of Kansas City and directing the City Manager to proceed with supporting the planning and development of the implementation phase of the project; and

WHEREAS, the implementation phase began with the April 11, 2013, adoption of Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 130274 which provided a single point of entry for development projects through the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City Missouri ( the "EDC"); and

WHEREAS, the process continued on February 20, 2014, when the Council passed Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 140031, which adopts the Economic Development and Incentives Policy; and

WHEREAS, a sound economic development and incentive policy must identify objectives supported by the City Council, which evolve and adapt over time, to provide clarity to developers and businesses seeking incentives, stakeholders impacted by economic development policy decisions, and policy guidance to staff responsible for advancing economic development projects; and

WHEREAS, the Council wishes to update the City Economic Development and Incentives Policy enacted by Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 140031; NOW, THEREFORE:

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the Economic Development and Incentives Policy attached hereto as Exhibit A is hereby adopted, replacing the Economic Development and Incentiv...

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