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File #: 210936    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/13/2021 In control: Council
On agenda: 11/4/2021 Final action: 11/4/2021
Title: Declaring the Santa Fe Area Council neighborhood to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority Law; and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the Santa Fe Area Council Urban Renewal Plan. (CD-CPC-2021-00148)
Attachments: 1. Santa Fe Area Council URP - Ordinance Fact Sheet, 2. Santa Fe Area Council URP - staff report, 3. 10-5-21_SantaFe_CPCPPT, 4. Santa Fe Neighborhood Council URP - Blight Study (00224818xA7821), 5. Santa Fe Neighborhood Council URP - Blight Study Appendices (00224819xA7821)_v1Origin, 6. Santa Fe Area Council URA - staff presentation, 7. Santa Fe Area Council URP - Ordinance, 8. Santa Fe Area Council URP, 9. Authenticated Ordinance 210936
ORDINANCE NO. 210936

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Declaring the Santa Fe Area Council neighborhood to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority Law; and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the Santa Fe Area Council Urban Renewal Plan. (CD-CPC-2021-00148)

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WHEREAS, Section 99.430, RSMo, 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 the historic Santa Fe Area Council neighborhood; and

WHEREAS, the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority has found said area to be 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 has recommended and determined that the Santa Fe Area Council Urban Renewal Plan area be eligible for tax abatement and, if necessary, the exercise of eminent domain by the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority; and

WHEREAS, the City Plan Commission reviewed and recommended approval of the Santa Fe Area Council Urban Renewal Plan on October 5, 2021; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the proposed Urban Renewal area an area generally bound by E. 27th Street on the north. Indiana Avenue on the east, Linwood Boulevard on the south, and Prospect Avenue on the west., and more specifically described as found on Exhibit A attached hereto, is a blighted area and in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation and is appropriate for an Urban Renewal Project, and that the un...

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