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File #: 220705    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/11/2022 In control: Council
On agenda: 8/25/2022 Final action: 8/25/2022
Title: Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at an election to be held on November 8, 2022, a question to remove two tracts of land totaling approximately 11.858 acres from the parks system consisting of the right of way for the proposed Tiffany Springs Parkway between N.W. Prairie View Road to Amity Avenue for the purpose of realignment of the proposed Tiffany Springs Parkway; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election no later than August 30, 2022; and recognizing this ordinance with an accelerated effective date.
Attachments: 1. Tiffany Springs Parkway Fact Sheet 2022, 2. Tiffany Springs Parkway Fiscal Note 2022, 3. August 9 2022 TIFFANYSPRINGSPARKWAYRESOLUTION, 4. Tiffany Springs Parkway - Resolution, 5. 220705 Authenticated
ORDINANCE NO. 220705

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Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at an election to be held on November 8, 2022, a question to remove two tracts of land totaling approximately 11.858 acres from the parks system consisting of the right of way for the proposed Tiffany Springs Parkway between N.W. Prairie View Road to Amity Avenue for the purpose of realignment of the proposed Tiffany Springs Parkway; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election no later than August 30, 2022; and recognizing this ordinance with an accelerated effective date.

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WHEREAS, the Parks Board has determined to remove two tracts of land totaling approximately 11.858 acres from the parks system consisting of the right of way for the proposed Tiffany Springs Parkway between NW Prairie View Road to Amity Avenue for the purpose of realignment of the proposed Tiffany Springs Parkway for terms and consideration including accepting new right of way as the City may determine to be acceptable; and

WHEREAS, City Charter section 1004(b) reads: If any property is determined by the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners to be no longer necessary or appropriate for park, parkway, or boulevard use, such property may be removed from the park system by a vote of the people; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners on August 9, 2020 passed resolution number 31999 approving and recommending to the Council that these two tracts be removed from the park system; and

WHEREAS, if the voters approve the removal from the park system, any disposition by the City of these two tracts would be on an open and a public competition pursuant to City Charter Section 1210; and

WHEREAS, such removal of this parkland would only be to convey said property for such terms and consideration including accepting new right of way for the Tiffany Springs Parkway as the City may determine acceptable; and NOW, T...

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