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Last Published: 4/11/2005 3:42:52 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - TROY NASH
Present:3 - JOHN FAIRFIELD, BONNIE COOPER, KAY BARNES
 

050195
COMMUNICATION - Received Notice of Intent to Accept Redevelopment Project Proposal from KamKal Grand, LLC for the rehabilitation of property at 1612 Grand Avenue (Crossroads PIEA Area).


RECEIVED AND FILED
It was moved and seconded that the communication be received and filed.
Ayes: 4 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes
Nays: 0

050196
COMMUNICATION - Received a Notice of Intent to Accept Redevelopment Project Proposal of WRB, LLC for the rehabilitation of property at 2100 Manchester Trafficway (Manchester Business Center PIEA Area).


RECEIVED AND FILED
It was moved and seconded that the communication be received and filed.
Ayes: 4 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes
Nays: 0

050151
(Sub.)
Approving the preliminary plat of Madison Heights Condominiums on an approximately .23 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of Madison Avenue about 300 feet south of 45th Street (4521-23 Madison Avenue). (SD 1153)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Larry Stice, City Planning, testified that this ordinance represented a preliminary plat known as Madison Heights. He said that this is a condo conversion like those that have become common to the committee. Mayor Barnes questioned the distance of frontage. She indicated that the frontage was to short and it made for a more urban and overcrowded look. The applicant was present and stated that he would be willing to make other concession that would allow the project to continue moving forward. There was general discussion to the proposed substitution and the ordinance was substitute and advanced.
Ayes: 3 - Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes
Nays: 0

050162
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area of approximately 64 acres generally bounded by Independence Avenue on the south, 1st and 2nd Streets on the north, Locust Street on the east and Broadway Street on the west from Districts M-2a and URD to District URD, and approving a development plan for the same. (10629-URD-8)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
John Eckardt, City Planning, explained that the ordinance was a rezoning for the 1st and 2nd Street URD. It involved three buildings in the river market area. This ordinance would change the zoning from M-2a to URD.
Ayes: 4 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes
Nays: 0

050163
(Sub.)
Approving the preliminary plat of Atriums East at Soho West on an approximately 0.72 acre tract of land generally located at 607-609 Central Street (north side of 7th Street between Wyandotte Street and Central Street). (SD 1130B).


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Vince Hustead, City Planning, testified that the property is located in the northwest part of downtown. The ordinance is for a preliminary plat to be known as the Atriums East at Soho East on approximately .72 acres of land it would create 48 units. There would need to be a correction to the title changing the word West to East. The developer would contribute $7,366.64 in lieu of parkland dedication. There being no further discussion the substitution was moved and seconded.
Ayes: 3 - Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes
Nays: 0

050164
RESOLUTION - Determining that the Shoal Creek Tax Increment Financing Plan is making satisfactory progress under the proposed time schedule for completion of the projects therein. 


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Manish Patel, EDC, explained that this ordinance was to satisfy the required 10 year TIF plan update. He stated that the TIF had proved for new streets and stimulated development in the area of 96th Street and North Brighton and West of I-35. Several housing project have been conplete because of the improvement made by the TIF. To name a few they are The Fairway, Woodneath Farms,the Preserve and the Village. Shoal Creek Parkway and The retail business that have sprung up along it are all do the the progress of the TIF. It has created jobs and made for a better Kansas City.
Ayes: 3 - Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes
Nays: 0

050165
RESOLUTION - Determining that the Chouteau I-35 Tax Increment Financing Plan is making satisfactory progress under the proposed time schedule for completion of the projects therein. 


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Manish Patel, EDC, stated that this resolution was for the Chouteau I 35 TIF. He said that it also had made satisfactory progress. Three of the four proposed projects have been completed. (see also ordinance 050164)
Ayes: 3 - Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes
Nays: 0

050203
Approving the petition to establish the Kansas City International Airport Community Improvement District; establishing the Kansas City International Airport Community Improvement District encompassing property at Kansas City International Airport, in Kansas City, Platte County; giving consent to the Mayor’s appointment of Directors; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Jim Headstrom, City Planning and Development and Stan Barrett, Aviation Department were present and testified that the ordinance would allow improvements, maintainance, land purchase and advertising at the airport. Stan Barrett explained the financial issues and that there was a need for a public hearing to take place in a week and requested do pass for the ordinance rather than an advance to allow that hearing to take place and the ordinance to meet up again in Council.
Ayes: 3 - Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes
Nays: 0

050209
Authorizing execution of a $712,944.85 contract with the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority for purchase of property in the Troost Corridor, from 22nd to 47th Streets.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Claude Page, explained that the ordinance would allow the purchase of properties in the Troot Corridor. It is sponsored by Councilwoman McFadden-Weaver and Councilman Nash. He further stated that by passing the ordinance the De LaSalle School would be able to make some much needed improvement and to expand.
Ayes: 3 - Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes
Nays: 0

050212
(Sub.)
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the 87th Street and Hillcrest Road Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the 87th Street and Hillcrest Road Tax Increment Financing Plan; and designating a Redevelopment Area.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Joe Gonzales, EDC, testified regarding the 87th St. TIF. He stated that the Dean Machinary Company was planning to move into the area and this would mean that the area would get some much needed road improvements and it would also generate jobs.
Ayes: 3 - Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes
Nays: 0

050214
Authorizing execution of a License Agreement with The Curators of the University of Missouri for the leasing of City-owned property generally located at 2433-2445 Harrison and 2432-2444 Troost Avenue for a term of two years for construction staging.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Edgar Jordan, Property Relocation, explained that the ordinance would allow a leasing agreement for the University of Missouri. It would allow construction trailers to be placed on said property during the construction March 1, 2005 thru February 28th, 2007. The rent will be $12,000 for the term of the construction payable in $500.00 installments.
Ayes: 3 - Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes
Nays: 0

050227
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project of the 87th Street & Hillcrest Road Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor. 


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"
This item was held off the agenda.
Ayes: 3 - Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes
Nays: 0

041396
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 80-213, Conditional uses permitted for unlimited time, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (3/9/2005)"
Brian Pitts, City Planning, stated that the ordinance would amend the text to allow a church to construct a large pylon type sign off the church property.The a specific church wants to have digial displace on the pylon sign. Staff and the CPC did not recommend approval. Staff believed that approving the ordinance as it is read now would allow other churches to advertise in a way that might have a negative impact on neighborhoods.It was a moved and seconed to move into closed session. 3:00 to 3:15. The committee agreed to hold this item.

050027
Rezoning an area of approximately 45.58 acres generally located between Prospect Avenue and Benton Boulevard south of 27th Street and north of Linwood Boulevard, and along the south side of 31st Street from Agnes Avenue to Waldron Avenue from Districts R-4 and C-2 to District R-2b. (13242-P)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (3/9/2005)"
There was no discussion this item was held for one week.
Ayes: 4 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes
Nays: 0
 
 There will be a Closed Session to discuss a Real Estate Transaction pursuant to RSMO 610.021 (2).