File #: 240447    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Referred
File created: 5/2/2024 In control: Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee
On agenda: 5/7/2024 Final action:
Title: Sponsor: Councilperson Nathan Willett Amending Chapter 88, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 88-424-13, Capital Improvement Sales Tax Fund-Tree Planting, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter, for the purpose of requiring tree planting funds to be deposited and spent within designated benefit districts.
Sponsors: Nathan Willett
Attachments: 1. Docket Memo 240447, 2. 4310com
ORDINANCE NO. 240447

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Sponsor: Councilperson Nathan Willett

Amending Chapter 88, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 88-424-13, Capital Improvement Sales Tax Fund-Tree Planting, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter, for the purpose of requiring tree planting funds to be deposited and spent within designated benefit districts.

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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section A. That Chapter 88, Code of Ordinances, is hereby amended by repealing Section 88-424-13, Capital Improvement Sales Tax Fund-Tree Planting, and enacting, in lieu thereof, a new section of like number and subject matter, said section to read as follows:

88-424-13 - Capital Improvement Sales Tax Fund-Tree Planting
88-424-13-A. Purpose
The purpose of the Capital Improvement Sales Tax Fund-Tree Planting is to facilitate tree planting, to ensure mitigation or tree replacement when tree preservation or tree mitigation standards are not met on a particular development site, and to advance the City's goals for the urban forest and intent to achieve equitable distribution of tree-related benefits across the City.

88-424-13-B. Collection and Expenditures
The City shall provide separate accounts within the Capital Improvement Sales Tax Fund-Tree Planting based on the geographic areas of City Council Districts. These geographic areas shall be the same as the benefit districts identified in Section 39-6(d) and (e), Arterial Street Impact Fees, Accounting and expenditures. Planting may only be used for the following purposes within the Benefit Districts in which they were received:

1. To plant trees and maintain newly established trees on public property, including within street rights-of-way. Planting trees includes the cost of materials and labor necessary to install and maintain a tree during the warranty period.

2. ?Expenditures may include but are not limited to labor, materials, maintenance, administration...

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