Crossroads Community Association, Royals agree to deal


The Crossroads Community Association and the Kansas City Royals have reached an agreement concerning a potential stadium in the Crossroads district.The organization stated that the agreement will “serve as the foundation for CCA’s relationship with the Royals” if Question 1 is approved by voters in Jackson County later on Tuesday.”The Agreement addresses many neighborhood concerns, including support for small businesses,” the Crossroads Community Association said in a statement. “We were disappointed that some commitments to small businesses were weakened in the version received on April 1 after weeks of productive negotiations. Regardless, our focus now shifts to ensuring promises made to the community are kept. We trust that the City of Kansas City, Jackson County, and the public will assist us in this endeavor.”The Royals issued this statement: “We are pleased to have reached a binding agreement with the Crossroads Community Association that will provide substantial commitments to uplift small businesses and reinforce our promise to be good neighbors upon moving downtown.“We are grateful for the leadership and collaboration of the CCA Board and look forward to forging a long-term partnership with the Crossroads community.”Under the agreement, the Royals will be obligated to maintain open communication with the Crossroads Community Association (CCA) and its constituents regarding construction progress, timelines, and potential disruptions.The Royals are required to provide updates every two weeks.Construction will also be restricted to “reasonable hours.”The Royals will be responsible for managing traffic and transportation around the stadium.The Royals agree to provide financial and other assistance to small businesses, including artists, arts and cultural businesses, and music venues, adversely affected by the development of the stadium.This includes businesses that will suffer a “total loss” or displacement due to construction. Eligible businesses are those within a two-block radius of the stadium’s footprint.You can read the full agreement here.You can see renderings of the proposal below:

The Crossroads Community Association and the Kansas City Royals have reached an agreement concerning a potential stadium in the Crossroads district.

The organization stated that the agreement will “serve as the foundation for CCA’s relationship with the Royals” if Question 1 is approved by voters in Jackson County later on Tuesday.

“The Agreement addresses many neighborhood concerns, including support for small businesses,” the Crossroads Community Association said in a statement. “We were disappointed that some commitments to small businesses were weakened in the version received on April 1 after weeks of productive negotiations. Regardless, our focus now shifts to ensuring promises made to the community are kept. We trust that the City of Kansas City, Jackson County, and the public will assist us in this endeavor.”

The Royals issued this statement:

“We are pleased to have reached a binding agreement with the Crossroads Community Association that will provide substantial commitments to…



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