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File #: 2022-5286    Name:
Type: Public Hearing - Sworn Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/14/2022 In control: City Council - Regular Session
On agenda: 12/6/2022 Final action:
Title: Public Hearing: Chapter 100 Plan for the Town Centre Industrial Project; Independence Safety Storage North II, LLC, applicant (affiliate of Ward Development)
Attachments: 1. Chapter 100 Plan, 2. Notice to Taxing Districts, 3. Historical Industrial Abatement Projects, 4. Staff Summary of Incentives, 5. Employment Multipliers by Industry Category
Related files: 2022-5167, 2022-5216, BILL NO. 22-241
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Title
Public Hearing: Chapter 100 Plan for the Town Centre Industrial Project; Independence Safety Storage North II, LLC, applicant (affiliate of Ward Development)

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Issue/Request:
This is a public hearing for the requested approval of a Plan for an Industrial Development Project and Cost-Benefit Analysis for the Town Centre Industrial Project and authorizing the issuance by the City of its taxable industrial development revenue bonds in the aggregate principal amount of not to exceed $17,800,000 to finance costs of the industrial project for Independence Safety Storage North II, L.L.C., which is an affiliate of Ward Development. The Bonds will be issued pursuant to the provisions of Sections 100.010 to 100.200 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended, and Article VI, Section 27(b) of the Missouri Constitution, as amended (collectively, the “Act”).

Key Issues:
The Project to be financed by the Bonds is proposed to be one industrial building and related public improvements, anticipated to be 250,000 square feet, which will be used for warehousing, distribution, and /or manufacturing purposes. The Project will include the installation of a water main following the road along the northern portion of the Project Site (the “Public Improvements”). The Project will be constructed on approximately 22 acres bounded generally by NE Town Centre Boulevard to the north and west, NE Independence Avenue to the east and NE Town Centre Drive to the south, in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, which acreage is referred to as the “Project Site.”

Background:
In October 2022, the City Council heard a conceptual presentation about the incentive request presented by Developer. A majority of the City Council expressed an interest in considering the incentive request through the formal Chapter 100 process. The City Council did not vote or render any type of final or binding decision as part of the conceptual presentation.

Impact/Analysis:
The Project is expected to cost approximat...

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