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File #: 220654    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/3/2022 In control: Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee
On agenda: 8/10/2022 Final action: 8/11/2022
Title: Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 10-134, Downtown Economic Entertainment District, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter.
Attachments: 1. Fact Sheet Downtown EED, 2. Fiscal Note Downtown EED, 3. 220654com, 4. 220654 Compared, 5. Authenticated Ordinance 220654
ORDINANCE NO. 220654

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Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 10-134, Downtown Economic Entertainment District, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter.

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WHEREAS, the downtown economic entertainment district was designated as a redevelopment area under the Missouri Downtown Economic and Rural Economic Stimulus Act; and
WHEREAS, the City wishes to continue to encourage and support the growth of business activity within the redevelopment area; and

WHEREAS, the downtown economic entertainment district is organized into promotional association subzones; and

WHEREAS, the City Council passed Ordinance No. 051425 which established the boundaries of each promotional association subzone;

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, is hereby amended by repealing Section 10-134, Downtown Economic Entertainment District, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter. to read as follows:

Sec. 10-134. Downtown economic entertainment district.

(a) Purpose. This section permits the director to issue an annual liquor license for the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages by the drink for retail from one or more portable bars within the promotional association sub-zones of the downtown economic entertainment district until 3:00 a.m. on Monday through Saturday and from 6:00 a.m. on Sunday to 1:30 a.m. on Monday, to a person acting on behalf of or designated by a promotional association, who possesses the qualifications required by this chapter.

(b) Definitions.

(1) Downtown economic entertainment district means the area located in the city's "central business district," which is the historic core locally known as the city's downtown area, that contains a combination of entertainment venues, bars, nightclubs, and restaurants, and that is d...

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