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Last Published: 8/31/2015 12:50:43 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - ED FORD
Present:4 - JIM GLOVER, SCOTT TAYLOR, SCOTT WAGNER, CINDY CIRCO
 

120983
COMMUNICATION - Notice of the City Clerk from the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority regarding a Notice of Intent to accept the Redevelopment Contract Proposal of John M. Vander Haag and Amy Jo Vander Haag as Trustees for the John M. and Amy Joe Vander Haag Living Trust for their project at 7501 E. US 40 Hwy in the Blue Valley PIEA Area in the 3rd City Council District


RECEIVED AND FILED

Ayes: 5 - Ford, Glover, Taylor, Wagner, Circo
Nays: 0
 
 BEGIN OF CONSENTS

120990
Approving the plat of Ragan, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; vacating a portion of an alley; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1451)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Bob Langenkamp, Explained that the ordinance before the committee would approve the final plat of Ragan.
Ayes: 5 - Ford, Glover, Taylor, Wagner, Circo
Nays: 0

120995
Approving the plat of Northview Eighth Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0924G)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Bob Langenkamp, Explained that the ordinance before the committee would approve the final plat of Northview 8th plat.
Ayes: 5 - Ford, Glover, Taylor, Wagner, Circo
Nays: 0
 
 END OF CONSENTS

120959
RESOLUTION - Approving the Municipal Farm Sustainable Reuse Plan as a guide for the future development and public investment within the area bounded generally by the Blue River and Raytown Road on the north; Ozark Road on the east and south; and the Blue River on the west. (699-S)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (12/12/2012)"
Brief discussion hold one week to allow staff to testify and to insure that the Mayoor pro tem will be present.

120977
RESOLUTION - Approving the Little Blue Valley Area Plan as a guide for the future development and public investment within the area bounded generally by the City of Independence on the north; City of Lee’s Summit and Unity Village on the east; the City of Lee’s Summit and Interstate 470 on the south; and the City of Raytown and Raytown Road on the west; amending the General Development and Land Use Plan, Longview Lake by deleting the portion of the plan covered by the Little Blue Valley Area Plan; and repealing and replacing the Longview Area Plan and the Knobtown Land Use and Development Plan. (406-S-18; 318-S-10; 253-S-9; 664-S-2)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Gerald Williams, City Planning, gave a powerpoint presentation and reviewed the ordinance concerning the Little Blue Valley Area Plan. The area has been zoned rural and the neighbors would like to keep the rural feel. Mr. Williams said that there had been a resident survey, public meetings and an online interactive site set up to help determine the specific goals and amenities for the plan. He said that through open spaces, walkable neighbors, contact sensitive roads with minimum widths. Sustainable is also a concern and goal of the plan. He added that it is an interesting fact that the area served as part of the Katy Trail and other areas that are of historic importance. Transit is an important part of the plan as well. The City is working with neighboring cities for mutually affect roads. Lee's Summit road improves to 470 Hwy is a good example of that. It is the hope of the City to address septic systems getting the area fully contacted to city water and sewers. The next step after approval would be the implementation committee. Councilman Sharp was present and commented on the plan. A member of the steering committee and said in brief that she and the members that she represents feel that their concerns were heard. The residence do understand that having that rural feel and the suburban convenience. They would welcome a grocery store and some other amenities while keeping the rural feel.
Ayes: 5 - Ford, Glover, Taylor, Wagner, Circo
Nays: 0

120605
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Establishing the City’s policy for approval of new community improvement districts, repealing Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 060255, and directing the City Clerk to docket certain communications on the Planning, Zoning and Economic Development Committee’s agendas.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (12/19/2012)"

120817
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88 by enacting Subsection 88-445-14-B-8, to provide for the registration of outdoor advertising signs.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Diane Brinkley, City Planning explained that Patty Noll had worked on the project but was unable to attend today's meeting. She further explained that City Planning, members of the industry and others had worked toward a compromise concerning the marking on signs. Mr. Winn was also present for questions. Councilman Wagner added that the reason for the substitute specifics changes in subsection B that indicates when companies should register signs and the amount of information that they would provide. There as also changes to section E, F,H and I The register is electronic and would allow ease of register and updating of information. Patricia Jensen, White, Goss Law Firm and representations for LAMAR outdoor signs stated that she viewed "legible" and readable are the same. Mr. Winn stated that they would be ready to move forward no later then 10 days after passage of the ordinance.
Ayes: 5 - Ford, Glover, Taylor, Wagner, Circo
Nays: 0

120915
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88, Zoning and Development Code, Section 88-810-992, Nonconforming Sign, Routine Maintenance, to allow the replacement of digital signfaces.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (12/12/2012)"

120939
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88, Zoning and Development Code, to revise the notice and procedural requirements for rezoning, text amendments, development plan review, site plan review, special use permits, and other related provisions.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (12/12/2012)"
 
 1. Presentation on the 2013 Economic Outlook by Frank Lenk, Mid-America Regional Council.
 
 Frank Lenz, MARC, gave a powerpoint presentation to illustrate the" fiscal cliff" and how it may affect the Kansas City Meto Area. He said that generally speaking the Metro area is in good position when compared to other parts of the country. He added that it is because Kansas City has a diverse revenue stream that includes manufacturing, Service job and health care that have been least effected by the economic down turn. He gave two sceniros. One based on the "fiscal cliff" taking place and one if actions are taken to prevent it.
 
 2. There will be discussion of Council Priorities relating to economic development.
 
 3. There may be general discussion regarding current Planning, Zoning and Economic Development issues.
 
 4. Pursuant to the following subsections of Section 610.021 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, there may be a closed session to discuss: (1) legal matters, litigation, or privileged communications with attorneys, pursuant to subsection 1; (2) real estate, pursuant to subsection 2; (3) personnel, pursuant to subsection 3 and 13; and/or (4) sealed bids or proposals, pursuant to subsection 12.
 
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