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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Notice of Public Hearing on 4/6/20 on Urban Renewal Area

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON DESIGNATION OF EXPANDED WINDSOR HEIGHTS CONSOLIDATED URBAN RENEWAL AREA AND ON PROPOSED URBAN RENEWAL PLAN AMENDMENT

Notice Is Hereby Given:  That at 6 o’clock p.m., at the Council Chambers, 1133 66th Street, Windsor Heights, Iowa, on April 6, 2020, the City Council of the City of Windsor Heights will hold a public hearing on the question of amending the urban renewal plan (the “Plan”) for the Windsor Heights Consolidated Urban Renewal Area and designating an expanded Windsor Heights Consolidated Urban Renewal Area (the “Urban Renewal Area”), pursuant to Chapter 403, Code of Iowa, by adding and including all the property (the “Property”) generally described as follows:

Certain real property situated in the City of Windsor Heights, Polk County, State of Iowa, more particularly described as follows:

801 73rd Street (Parcels - 48, 49, & VAC) Bk. 16000, Pg. 86 Inst#15-200551, PID 292/02126-002-002

All of that part of Lot 48 in Windsor Place, an official Plat, lying Southeasterly of the following described line: Beginning at a point on the Southeasterly line of said Lot 48 which is 80ft Northeasterly of the Southeasterly corner of said Lot 48, thence Northwesterly to a point on the West line of said Lot 48 which is 155ft Northerly of the Southwesterly corner of said lot 48;

All of that part of Lot 49 in Windsor Place, an official Plat, lying South and West of the following described line:  Beginning at a point on the Northwesterly line of said Lot 49 which is 160ft normally distant North of the South line of said Lot 49, thence Southeasterly 42.0ft, thence South 59.22ft; thence West 27.0ft; thence South 38.74ft;

That part of the South 1/2 of the Northwest 1/4 of Section 2, Township 78 North, Range 25 West of the 5th P.M. described as follows: Beginning at a point on the West line of the Northwest 1/4 of said Section 2,  210.00 feet North of the West Quarter Corner of said Section 2, 61.6ft, thence Southeasterly along the Railroad Right of Way line 159.7ft to a point on the North line 116.85ft, thence North 22.21ft, thence Northwesterly 277.43 feet to the point of beginning;

A parcel of land in Lots 48 and 49 Windsor Place, an official Plat, City of Windsor Heights Polk County, Iowa, that is more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a point on the East line of Lot 19, Ashworth, an official Plat, said point being 215.0ft North of the Southeast corner of said Lot 19; thence N87°50’02”E, 95.0ft to a point; thence S38°52’54”E, 264.51ft to a point; thence S00°06’22”W 10.0ft to a point; thence N80°25’04”W, 42.0ft to a point on the Northwesterly line of said Lot 49 which is 160ft normally distant North of the South line of said Lot 49; thence N46°55’50”W 330.60ft to the point of beginning. All now included in and forming a part of the City of Windsor Heights, Polk County, Iowa.

803 73rd Street (Parcel - 19) Book 16000, Page 86-88 Inst#15-200551 PID 292/00080-002-000

That part of Lot 19 in Ashworth, an official Plat, described as follows: Beginning at the Southeast corner of said Lot 19, thence North 215.0ft on the East line thereof, thence West 192.0ft to the Southwesterly line of said Lot 19, thence Southeasterly 288.3ft on said line to the point of beginning.

953 73rd Street (Parcel - 19)Book 16875, Page 456  Inst#2017-76951 PID 292/00080-004-000

The North 575 feet of Lot 19 in Ashworth, except that part described as: Beginning at the N.E. corner of Lot 19 of Ashworth; thence S00°48’30”E, along the East line of said Lot 19, 545.61 ft to the approximate Centerline of Walnut Creek; thence N39°07’59”W, along the approximate Centerline of Walnut Creek, 57.80 feet; thence N12°48’16”W along the approximate Centerline of Walnut Creek 432.98 feet; thence N67°58’20”W, along the approximate Centerline of Walnut Creek, 238.21feet to a point on the North line of said Lot 19 of Ashworth;  thence S88°16’20”e, along the north line of said Lot 19, 344.67 feet to the point of beginning. All now included in and forming a part of the City of Windsor Heights Polk County, Iowa.

6901 Center St. (Parcel - 2016-206) Bk 17577, Pg 919  Inst# 2019-00071269 PID292/02126-004-002

An Irregular shaped portion of vacated Hoak Drive and Lot 49 Windsor Place, an Official Plat Windsor Heights, Polk County, Iowa, is more particularly described as follows: Commencing at the Southeast corner of the Parcel of land described in the Warranty Deed Recorded in Book 14275 at Page 202 in the Office of the Polk County Iowa Recorder; thence N89°58’34”W along the North Right of Way line of Center Street as it is presently established, a distance of 291.97 feet to the point of beginning; thence continuing N89°58’34”W along said North Right of Way line, a distance of 111.38 feet, thence N00°00’43”W a distance of 60.95 feet; thence S89°34’34”E, a distance of 27.00 feet; thence N00°00’43”W, a distance of 59.22 feet; thence S83°09’39”E, a distance of 81.85 feet; thence S01°37’52”E, a distance of 110.31 feet to the point of beginning.

Subject to and together with any and all easement and restrictions of record.

6899 Center St. (Parcel - 2016-207) Bk 17577, Pg 919 Inst# 2019-00041687 PID 292/02126-004-003

An irregular shaped portion of Lot 49 Windsor Place, an Official Plat, Windsor Heights, Polk County, Iowa, being more particularly described as follows: Beginning at the Southeast Corner of the Parcel of Land described in the Warranty Deed recorded in Book 14275 at Page 202 in the Office of the Polk County Iowa Recorder; thence N89°58’34”W along the North Right of Way line of Center Street as it is presently established, a distance of 291.97 feet; thence N01°37’52”W, a distance of 110.31 feet; the S83°09’39”E, a distance of 297.21 feet; thence S00°00’43”E, a distance of 75.00 feet to the point of beginning.

Subject to and together with any and all easements and restrictions of record.

Tract of Land, North of Center Street, South of I235, Bk 4799, Pg 78 PID 292/02125-002-001

A tract of land located in Lots 48 and 49 of Windsor Place and Outlot X of Windsor Park, Official Plats, in Windsor Heights, Polk County, Iowa, described as follows:

Commencing at the NE Corner of Lot 1 of Said Windsor Park; thence southerly 125 feet; thence southerly 330 feet on the east line of Lot 84, 85, 86, 87 and 88 of Windsor Park; thence westerly 885 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence southeasterly to a point 200 feet westerly from the SE Corner of Said Outlot X; thence westerly to a point 500 feet westerly and 33 feet northerly of the SE Corner of Lot 49 of Said Windsor Place; thence northerly to a point 500 feet west and 108 feet north of the SE Corner of Said Lot 49;  thence northwesterly to a point on the northwesterly line of Said Lot 49 which is 160 feet normally distant from the south line of Said Lot 49;  thence to a point on the southeasterly line of Lot 48, which is 80 feet northeasterly of the southeasterly corner of Said Lot 48;  thence northwesterly to a point on the west line of Said Lot 48, which is 155 feet northerly of the southwesterly corner of Said Lot 48;  thence easterly to the Point of Beginning, containing 5.9 acres, more or less.

I235 Right-of-Way

That part of Section 3, Township 78 North, Range 25 West of the 5th P.M., Polk County, Iowa, lying east of 73rd Street, that is now part of the Interstate #235 Right-of-Way;

And also;

That part Windsor Place, an Official Plat in the Town of Windsor Heights, Polk County, Iowa, that is now part of the Interstate #235 Right-of-Way.

The proposed amendment to the Plan brings the property described above in to the Urban Renewal Area and makes it subject to the provisions of the Plan.  The amendment also authorizes the undertaking of new urban renewal projects in the Urban Renewal Area consisting of (i) using tax increment financing to pay the costs of the 73rd Street Reconstruction Project; and (ii) using tax increment financing to pay the costs of planning and designing the Center Street Bike Hub Development Project.

At said hearing any interested person may file written objections or comments and may be heard orally with respect to the subject matters of the hearing.

Travis Cooke
City Clerk


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