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File #: 230937    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Held
File created: 10/20/2023 In control: Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee
On agenda: 11/8/2023 Final action:
Title: Sponsor: Director of City Planning and Development Department Approving the Westside Heritage Urban Renewal Plan on approximately 736 acres on an area generally bounded by I-670 on the north, Broadway/Southwest Boulevard/Southwest Trafficway on the east, W. 31st Street on the south, and the Stateline/25th Street/Kansas City Terminal Railway tracks on the west, pursuant to Land Clearance Redevelopment Authority Law. (CD-CPC-2023-00141) ***Held until 2/21/2024***
Sponsors: Director of City Planning & Development, City Plan Commission
Attachments: 1. Docket Memo - WHURP, 2. 15_CD-CPC-2023-00141_WestsideHeritageUrbanRenewalPlan, 3. CPC Disposition Letter, 4. Exhibit A, 5. Public Testimony from CPC 10.17.2023, 6. Public Testimony from CPC 09.19.2023, 7. Public testimony 11.29.23, 8. Public testimony 2 11.29.23, 9. Public testimony 2 11.28.23, 10. Public Testimony 11.28.23, 11. WNA Opposition Letter to CD-CPC-2023-00141_11.28.23, 12. WNA Public testimony 3 11.28.23, 13. Gmail - FW Neighborhood Planning and Development 11.29.23, 14. Pedro comparison with WNA Member Annotations, 15. 353 and Westside Heritage Urban Renwal Plan side by side comparison from HEDC, 16. Public Testimony 1.10.24 Opposition to CD-CPC-2023-00141 LO 1.10.24, 17. Public Testimony 1.10.24 Opposition to CD-CPC-2023-00141 MO, 18. Public Testimony Opposition to CD-CPC-2023-00141 CS 12.7.23, 19. Public Testimony Opposition to CD-CPC-2023-00141 JG 12.7.23, 20. Public Testimony Opposition to CD-CPC-2023-00141 MO 12.7.23, 21. Public Testimony Opposition to CD-CPC-2023-00141 MOII 12.7.23, 22. 00237402
ORDINANCE NO. 230937

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Sponsor: Director of City Planning and Development Department

Approving the Westside Heritage Urban Renewal Plan on approximately 736 acres on an area generally bounded by I-670 on the north, Broadway/Southwest Boulevard/Southwest Trafficway on the east, W. 31st Street on the south, and the Stateline/25th Street/Kansas City Terminal Railway tracks on the west, pursuant to Land Clearance Redevelopment Authority Law. (CD-CPC-2023-00141) ***Held until 2/21/2024***

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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 an area generally bounded by I-670 on the north, Broadway/Southwest Boulevard/Southwest Trafficway on the east, W/ 31st Street on the south, and the Stateline/25th Street/Kansas City Terminal Railway tracks on the west, and

WHEREAS, the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority has found the 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 Westside Heritage 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 has reviewed and provided no recommendation of the Westside Heritage Urban Renewal Plan on October 17, 2023; and

WHEREAS, on October 6, 2016, the City did pass Second Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 160383, as amended, which enacted guidelin...

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