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Last Published: 2/28/2018 8:23:10 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:5 - SCOTT TAYLOR, LEE BARNES JR., HEATHER HALL, QUINTON LUCAS, KATHERYN SHIELDS
 

170859
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Main Street Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2018.


RECEIVED AND FILED

Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas
Nays: 0

170860
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Broadway Area Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2018.


RECEIVED AND FILED

Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas
Nays: 0

170868
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Independence Avenue Community Improvement District regarding the submission of the nomination of their successor directors.


RECEIVED AND FILED

Nays: 0

170869
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and Council from the City Clerk declaring Tuesday, January 30, 2018 an election to elect successor directors for the Metro North Square and Commons Community Improvement District.


RECEIVED AND FILED

Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas
Nays: 0

170870
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to Accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by BB63 II, LLC for Redevelopment of the 616 East 63rd Street Project in the 63rd Street Corridor PIEA Area.


RECEIVED AND FILED

Nays: 0
 
 Beginning of Consent Items

170893
(Sub.)
Approving the plat of Westport CID, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, on approximately 20.1 acres generally bounded by Mill Street and Southwest Trafficway to the west, W. 40th Street to the north, Broadway Boulevard to the east, and Archibald Street to the south; accepting various easements; vacating a portion of sidewalks; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; appropriating $10,000.00 for the purpose of informing the public about the sidewalk vacation and the recourse available to individuals who believe they have been subjected to discriminatory treatment as a result of implementation of the sidewalk vacation and associated search procedures; authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date. (SD1300D)


PZ&ED COMMITTEE AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (11/29/2017)"
Ashley Winchell, City Planning and Development, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. It was noted that this is a 4companion to Ordinance 170894. The proposed plat contemplates the vacation of the sidewalks along Westport Road from the est right-of-way line of Broadway Boulevard to the east right-of-way line of Mill Street and the sidewalks along Pennsylvania Avenue from the south right-of-way line of W 40th Street to the north right-of-way line of Archibald Avenue. The plat would replat the surrounding lots, vacate the sidewalks within the rights-of-way, split the vacated sidewalks from the surrounding lots and combine them as seven separate tracts. The tracts will be conveyed to the Westport Community Improvement District (CID) through Quit Claim Deeds.
Ayes: 4 - Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas, Shields
Nays: 0
 
 End of Consent Items

170865
(Sub.)
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Third Amendment to the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Third Amendment to the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Heather Brown, TIF Commission, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. It was noted that this is a companion to Ordinances 140917 and 170874. The Third Amendment provides for (A) the Redevelopment Project H1 and (B) that, City Council, by Ordinance my authorize a longer and more extensive Enhanced Enterprise tax abatement for property located within the Redevelopment Area.
Nays: 0

170867
Authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute a cooperative agreement with Paragon Star, LLC and the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri regarding the detachment of approximately 95 acres generally south of E. Bannister Road, east of View High Drive, and north of Interstate 470, and regarding the dedication of street right of way necessary for future improvements to Bannister Road; and detaching that area upon the annexation of said property by the City of Lee’s Summit. (100-AN-18)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (11/29/2017)"

Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas
Nays: 0

170873
Accepting and approving the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Tenth Amendment to the Parvin Road Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Heather Brown, TIF Commission, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. The Tenth Amendment reallocates Redevelopment Project Costs within the Budget of Redevelopment Project Costs, but does not change to overall total amount of Redevelopment or Reimbursable Project Costs.
Ayes: 3 - Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas
Nays: 0

170874
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area H1 of the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project Area; and authorizing tax increment financing therefore.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Heather Brown, TIF Commission, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. It was noted that this is a companion to Ordinances 170865 and 170874. The Third Amendment provides for (A) the Redevelopment Project H1 and (B) that, City Council, by Ordinance my authorize a longer and more extensive Enhanced Enterprise tax abatement for property located within the Redevelopment Area.
Ayes: 3 - Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas
Nays: 0

170875
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Fifth Amendment to the Antioch Mall Tax Increment Financing Plan.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Heather Brown, TIF Commission, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. The proposed Fifth Amendment to the Plan provides for the addition of guidelines for the administration of the Antioch Mall Enhancing Neighborhoods Housing Program, a housing program contemplated by the Opponents The City Council approved the Plan on March 23, 2006 by Ordinance 050833, the First Amendment to the Plan on September 25, 2008 by Ordinance 071008, the Second Amendment to the Plan on January 29, 2009 by Ordinance 090036, the Third Amendment to the Plan on April 12, 2013 by Ordinance 120176 and the Fourth Amendment on Augutst 3, 2017 by Ordinance 170535. The proposed Fifth Amendment to the Plan provides for the addition of guidelines for the administration of the Antioch Mall Enhancing Neighborhoods Housing Program, a housing program contemplated by the Plan, as amended.
Ayes: 3 - Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas
Nays: 0

170879
Approving the petition to establish the South Bristol Center Community Improvement District; establishing the South Bristol Center Community Improvement generally located on the north side of N.W. Shoal Creek Parkway, N. Summit Street on the west and Missouri 169 Highway on the east in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Katherine Carttar, City Planning and Development, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. This Ordinance, pursuant to the Community Improvement District Act (Act) contained in Section 67 RSMo., approves the Petition and establishes the South Bristol Center Community Improvement District as a political subdivision of the State of Missouri. The District has the powers and authority to levy a sales tax of up to one percent (1.0%), subject to the approval by the registered voters residing in the District. One half of the revenues actually collected will be distributed to the City as reimbursement of neighborhood improvement district costs incurred by the City. The District will continue to exist and function for a period of thirty (30) years.
Ayes: 3 - Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas
Nays: 0

170884
RESOLUTION - Reaffirming and approving Phase 2 of the N.W. Prairie View Road Relocation Project, north of N.W. 64th Street (45 Highway) of the Industrial Development Authority of the County of Platte County, Missouri, located in Kansas City, Missouri.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Patricial Jensen, White Goss Law Firm, addressed the Committee. This Resolution would reaffirm and approve Phase 2 of the N.W. Prairie View Road Relocation Project, north of N.W. 64th Street (45 Highway) of the Industrial Development Authority of the County of Platte County, Missouri, located in Kansas City, Missouri.
Ayes: 3 - Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas
Nays: 0


ADJOURN

Ayes: 4 - Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas, Shields
Nays: 0

170887
Approving the First Amendment to the Heart of the City Neighborhood Stabilization Tax Increment Financing Plan.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Dan Moye, Economic Development, Corporation, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. The goal of the plan is to reinvest in the neighborhood. There will be another amendment in the near future.
Ayes: 3 - Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas
Nays: 0

170888
Declaring an area of land about 0.42 acre at the southwest corner of E. Linwood Boulevard and Gillham Road to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority Law; and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the 3200 Gillham Road Urban Renewal Plan. (752-S)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (11/29/2017)"
Patty Noll, City Planning and Development, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. Bob Long, Economic Development Corporation, also testified on behalf of the Ordinance. The proponent is Exact Acme, LLC, and the property is currently owned by the Land Bank. The plan involves a $4.8 million acquisition and historic rehabilitation of the vacant, two-story commercial building for use as 22 - 32 market-rate apartments.
Ayes: 3 - Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas
Nays: 0

170891
Approving the East Bannister PIEA General Development Plan located across four non-contiguous areas consisting of 59 parcels and totaling 163 acres generally located north of E. Bannister Rd., east of Hillcrest Rd., south of E. 93rd St., and west of the Kansas City Southern Railroad right-of-way (Area 1), north of E. Bannister Rd., east of the Kansas City Southern Railroad right-of-way, west of Blue Ridge Blvd./Old Santa Fe Rd. and E. 91st St. (Area 2), east of Old Santa Fe Rd., south of E. 87th St., and west of Blue Ridge Blvd (Area 3), and at the northeast corner of James A. Reed Rd. and E. Bannister Rd. (Area 4); declaring such areas to be blighted and insanitary and in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Law, Sections 100.300-100.620, RSMo; and authorizing tax abatement (735-S).


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Joe Rexwinkle, City Planning and Development, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. Councilman McManus and former Councilman John Sharp also testified on behalf of the Ordinance. No specific development proposals are included with the PIEA General Redevelopment Plan proposal. The proposal states that expected assistance available from this plan will leverage private investment within the Planning Area. Development strategies include redevelopment of existing facilities and infrastructure and infill. The General Development Plan lists overall areas of emphasis which new proposals will be reviewed against. These include sustainable development, compliance with area plans, fit with surrounding character, development of vacant and underutilized properties, increase in safety, safe parking, beautification by removal of blight, and improvement of existing infrastructure. City staff believes all redevelopment within this area should require rezoning to UR. The plan indicates potential waivers for rezoning. Staff recommends these waivers be removed and that all development and redevelopment be subject to UR rezoning.
Ayes: 5 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas, Shields
Nays: 0

170894
(Sub.)
Approving the preliminary plat of Westport CID on approximately 20.1 acres generally bounded by Mill Street and Southwest Trafficway to the west, W. 40th Street to the north, Broadway Boulevard to the east, and Archibald Street to the south, to replat 20 commercial lots and one private open space lot, and to vacate the existing sidewalks located on Westport Road between the westernmost edge of the intersection with Broadway Boulevard westward to the easternmost edge of the intersection with Mill Street, together with the existing sidewalks located on Pennsylvania Avenue from the southernmost edge of the intersection with 40th Street southward to the northernmost edge of the intersection with Archibald Street; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute certain agreements; appropriating $132,784.38 for the purpose of reimbursing the Westport CID if the City exercises its option to take back the sidewalks within five years following the sidewalk vacation; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date. (SD1300C)


PZ&ED COMMITTEE AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (11/29/2017)"
Ashley Winchell, City Planning and Development, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. It was noted that this is a companion to Ordinance 170893. he proposed plat contemplates the vacation of the sidewalks along Westport Road from the est right-of-way line of Broadway Boulevard to the east right-of-way line of Mill Street and the sidewalks along Pennsylvania Avenue from the south right-of-way line of W 40th Street to the north right-of-way line of Archibald Avenue. The plat would replat the surrounding lots, vacate the sidewalks within the rights-of-way, split the vacated sidewalks from the surrounding lots and combine them as seven separate tracts. The tracts will be conveyed to the Westport Community Improvement District (CID) through Quit Claim Deeds.
Ayes: 4 - Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas, Shields
Nays: 0

140917
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area A1 of the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS SECOND COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Heather Brown, TIF Commission, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. It was noted that this is a companion to Ordinances 170865 and 170874. The Third Amendment provides for (A) the Redevelopment Project H1 and (B) that, City Council, by Ordinance my authorize a longer and more extensive Enhanced Enterprise tax abatement for property located within the Redevelopment Area.
Ayes: 3 - Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas
Nays: 0

170771
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88, Zoning and Development Code, to regulate provision of short term rental. (254-S-316)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (11/29/2017)"

Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas
Nays: 0

170772
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 18, “Buildings and Building Regulations,” Article II, Section 18-40, to enact provisions for regulation of short term rental. ***This item will be held for 2 weeks*** 


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (11/29/2017)"

Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas
Nays: 0

170845
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to Accept Proposal submitted by the Kansas City Convention Center Headquarters Hotel Community Improvement District for leasing a portion of the convention center hotel within the Truman & Wyandotte Urban Renewal Area. ***AN UPDATE FROM THE DEVELOPMENT TEAM TO THE FULL CITY COUNCIL WAS PROVIDED AT THE COUNCIL BUSINESS SESSON ON NOVEMBER 30, 2017.***


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (11/29/2017)"

Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas
Nays: 0
 
 1. Staff from City Auditor’s Office and the Independence Avenue CID will present an ARTS report for the Independence Avenue Community Improvement District Should Improve Accountability and Transparency audit.
 
 Doug Jones, City Auditor, gave the staff report. The Independence Avenue Community Improvement District (IACID) should improve its accountability and transparency to the public and property owners in the district. The IACID has not established an internal control structure to protect its more than $740,000 in annual sales and use tax revenues. In the review of payments and reimbursements, the City Auditor's Office identified problems in 40 percent of the expense records reviewed. Payments and reimbursements were not always supported by appropriate documentation, incompatible duties were not segregated, and checks were not signed by two individuals as required by board resolution.
 
 2. There may be general discussion regarding current Planning, Zoning and Economic Development issues.
 
 3. Pursuant to the following subsections of Section 610.021 of the Revised Statutes (1) legal matters, litigation, or privileged communications with attorneys of Missouri, there may be a closed session to discuss: , pursuant tosubsection 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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