Woodlands purchase agreement on tonight’s UG committee meeting agenda

The purchase agreement for Scannell Properties to buy 34 acres of Unified Government-owned land, and donate 70 acres to the UG Parks Department as part of the Woodlands redevelopment is on tonight’s agenda for the Economic and Development Financial Committee.

According to agenda documents, the proposed purchase price is $2,031,495.78, based on $59,055.11 per acre.

The EDF Committee meeting will begin after the completion of the Neighborhood and Community Development Committee meeting, which begins at 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10. It is a remote Zoom meeting.

Also on the EDF Committee agenda is a purchase agreement for the sale of three UG-owned parcels on 18th Street Expressway, totaling 1.68 acres, to the new Rodriguez Mechanical headquarters at 1900 Osage.

A third amendment to the development agreement of Scavuzzo’s KC Foodie Park, and a first amendment to an acknowledgment and assumption agreement, modifying phase 1 minimum improvements commencement date, is also on the agenda. The development is on the former Indian Springs mall location at 47th and State Avenue.

Also on the agenda is setting a public hearing for the Yards II Apartment redevelopment plan, an apartment complex west of State Line Road and east of the Kansas River, north of Kansas Avenue and south of I-670.

Also, a discussion of the Homefields project was on the agenda.

The UG agenda has instructions on how to connect to the Zoom meeting and how to follow the meeting on cable TV and YouTube at https://www.wycokck.org/Clerk/Agendas.aspx.

NCD Committee meeting

The Quindaro Ruins project is on tonight’s Neighborhood and Community Development Committee meeting agenda.

The remote meeting will be at 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10, on Zoom.

A memorandum of understanding between Western University Association of the AME Church and the Unified Government stated that the two intend to form a trust to own property, seek grants and donations and develop the Quindaro Ruins project.

Also on the NCD Committee meeting agenda are a Land Bank application from Rogelio Avalos for new construction at 2725 Farrow Ave., and an update on the Land Bank rehab program.

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