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Last Published: 12/6/2006 1:44:03 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - ED FORD, TROY NASH, BONNIE COOPER, MARY WILLIAMS-NEAL
 

010399
Approving the preliminary plat of Central Industrial Park on approximately a 26 acre tract of land generally located west of Mulberry Street, south of Interstate 70 (Lewis and Clark Viaduct), north of West 8th Street and east of State Line Road. (SD 0952)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Tim Parks, City Development Department, gave an overview of the ordinance. He stated that the preliminary plat is for four industrial lots on approximately 26 acres located west of Mulberry Street, I-70, north of west 8th Street and east of State Line Road. Majority of the site is currently undeveloped. The developer is proposing to develop each lot with an approximately 100,000 square foot industrial/warehouse/office buildings with parking and loading areas. Committee recommended approval of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010400
Approving the preliminary plat of Red Bridge Business Center, Replat of Lot 1 on approximately a 16 acre tract of land generally located south of Red Bridge Boulevard between Oak Street and Holmes Road. (SD 0093E)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
David Lane, City Development Department stated that approval of the ordinance will allow for the creation of a lot to permit an Eckerd Drug Store and Drive thru Pharmacy, The site is to be located at Red Bridge Boulevard between Oaks & Holmes.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010407
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District CP-2 (Local Planned Business Center) on approximately a 12.7 acre tract of land generally located north and south of N.E. 79th Street and west of N. Church Road. (11661-CP-8)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
It was the consensus of the committee to hold ordinance until April 11, 2001.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010408
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0356, rezoning an area of approximately 3.83 acres generally bounded by 12th Street on the north, Broadway on the east, 13th Street on the south and Washington Street on the west, from Districts R-5 (High Apartments), C-3a2 (Intermediate Business - High Buildings) and C-4 (Central Business District) to District URD (Urban Redevelopment District), and approving a development plan for the same. (12559-URD)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Patty Knoll, City Development Department, stated the ordinance will approve approximately 3.83 acres bounded by 12th Street, Broadway, 13th Street and Washington Street. The project will be rezone from District R5, C3a2 and C4 to District URD and approve a redevelopment plan to permit construction of office and commercial space and parking.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010468
Authorizing execution of a Ground Lease with DST Realty, Inc., for a parking area located at 11th and Summit, Kansas City, Missouri.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Edgar Jordan, City Development Department, stated that the lease agreement is a five year ground lease with DST Realty and one five year renewal for parking located at 11th & Summit.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010469
Approving the plat of Watkins Motor Lines, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Lee Dixson, Public Works Department, stated the ordinance is a one lot development to be used as a trucking facility located at Norfleet and NE 40th Street. The developer was required dedicate right of way to construct 40th street, obtain a land disturbance permit and provide a drainage study be provided to the city. The developer has complied with all requirements, all of the grades and closures have been checked and recommended approval.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010470
Authorizing execution of a Second Amended Cooperative Agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, for the purpose of extending the time of performance for certain improvements in the Valentine Shopping Center and planning services within the Uptown Redevelopment Project Area and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Gabriel Okafor, City Development Department, stated that the agreement signed last year with the Tax Increment Financing Commission (TIF), the obligation was to construct public improvements around the Valentine Shopping Center. The improved sidewalk (which was part of the agreement) has been completed. The trees along Valentine Road are also completed. The ordinance will authorize staff to enter into a second amendment agreement to extend the time for the project from December 31, 2000 to August 2001. Councilwoman Cooper expressed concerns regarding funding from the improvements. John Crawford, Executive Director, TIF Commission answered Ms. Cooper's concerns.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010489
Authorizing two Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Agreements with the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission relating to completion of Riverfront Heritage Trail Place I, Siting Analysis and Design, CMAQ 3300(488) and construction of Segment 4C-Mo of the Riverfront Heritage Trail, CMAQ 3300(499).


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Committee recommended approval of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010494
Authorizing a $474,951.00 Cooperative Agreement with the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, for the design and construction of Wyoming Street from approximately 8th Street to Liberty Street and to design and reconstruct Liberty Street from the Inter-City Trafficway to Woodsweather Road; reducing revenue and appropriation accounts in the amount of $482,451.00 in the Capital Improvement Fund; and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Committee recommended approval of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010495
Approving the plat of Northland Church Partnership, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; recommending grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreements.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Lee Dixson, Public Works Department stated that the plat is for a one lot development that is located at NE 76th & Church. As a result of conditions that was approved by City Plan Commission and Committee (PZED) there are agreements for deferral of the improvements of NE 76th Street and Church Road which is being deferred the developer builds additional buildings on the lot. All of the grades and closures have been checked and he recommended approval of the ordinance. James Reed, applicant, requested that the ordinance be approved and advanced.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010497
Approving proposed expenditures by the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, in the amount of $957,112.00, representing proceeds received under a sublease agreement for the former Flamingo Casino site.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Gabriel Okafor, City Development, stated that in May 1993 the city entered into a "Kansas City Riverfront Lease Agreement" with the Port Authority. The agreement was amended in September '94 and again in August '95. A provision in the lease agreement allows the Port Authority to retain the percentage rents collected from the casino operations at the Hilton site and also required the Port Authority to use percentage rents revenues to furtherance the Authority's purpose and to improve the Missouri Riverfront. Pat Sterrett, Assistant Director, Port Authority, passed out to the committee a breakdown of the proposed budget regarding the percentage rents. He stated that with the allocated funds the pedestrian and bicycle connection between the Rivermarket and Berkley Park. A plan is being put together for improvements to maintain the park in which proceeds will go toward finishing clean up of the Riverfront development site. There are also funds for operations, half will be going to leveraging additional funds for additional improvements on the Riverfront. Councilwoman Cooper inquired about some of the Port Authority's Operations. Pat Sterrick explained each of the operation's functions. Committee recommended approval of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010498
Authorizing a $114,000.00 contract with HNTB Corporation for design professional services for the preparation of preliminary and final design plans for the Broadway Corridor Urban Foyer Project and appropriating the remaining unexpended and unencumbered balance of appropriations to the same account in 2001/2002 Fiscal Year.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Ordinances 010498 and 010499 are related cases. Gabriel Okafor, City Development stated that city staff has been working with the Downtown Council and put together a plan to enhance the Broadway Corridor. The city obtained federal grants through the Federal Transportation Enhancement program for the northland foyer as well as the urban foyer. Ordinance 010498 will authorize staff to enter in a design services agreement with HNTB Corporation to prepare a preliminary and final design plans for urban foyer in the amount of $140,000.00. Ordinance 010499 will authorize staff to enter into a design services agreement with HNTB to prepare the same type plans for the norhtland foyer in the amount $90,000.00.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010499
Authorizing a $90,000.00 contract with HNTB Corporation for design professional services for the preparation of preliminary and final design plans for the Broadway Corridor Northland Foyer Project and appropriating the remaining unexpended and unencumbered balance of appropriations to the same accounts in 2001/2002 Fiscal Year.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Ordinances 010498 and 010499 are related cases. Gabriel Okafor, City Development stated that city staff has been working with the Downtown Council and put together a plan to enhance the Broadway Corridor. The city obtained federal grants through the Federal Transportation Enhancement program for the northland foyer as well as the urban foyer. Ordinance 010498 will authorize staff to enter in a design services agreement with HNTB Corporation to prepare a preliminary and final design plans for urban foyer in the amount of $140,000.00. Ordinance 010499 will authorize staff to enter into a design services agreement with HNTB to prepare the same type plans for the norhtland foyer in the amount $90,000.00.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010504
Directing the City Clerk to prepare an assessment roll, fix a date for a hearing, publish notice of the hearing and mail notice to all property owners regarding the Chouteau Crossing Improvement Project.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Gabriel Okafor, City Development Department, stated part of establishing a Neighborhood Improvement District (NID) project city council is to approved guidelines requiring that an assessment roll established and a date for public hearing be fixed for the project. City Development staff will be working with the City Clerk's Office as well as the City Manager's Office. The public hearing will be held during a Business Session with the appropriated 10 - 20 days notification. Dave Frantze, Attorney, stated the project continues, virtually completed on the improvements to be financed by the bonds that will be issued. The NID will serve to enhance the bonds to offered the property owner.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

001466
(Sub.)
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Third Amendment to the Midtown Redevelopment Tax Increment Financing Plan, and approving the Third Amendment to the Midtown Redevelopment Tax Increment Financing Plan; stating the CouncilĀ“s intention with regard to funding for the Midtown Housing Project.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Joseph Egan, Economic Development Corporation stated a committee substitute was submitted on the ordinance in which a 10 day notice was advertised and provided which addresses the issue of condemnation and the appointment to the advisory board. He read those provisions in the committee substitute. Dick Smith, Attorney, stated that section 4 (see committee substitute) was added to set forth the council's intention to dedicate all funds eligible to the Midtown Housing project as soon as possible. Jim Glover, thanked the committee for their support of the resolution.
Ayes: 3 - Ford, Nash, Cooper
Nays: 0

010179
(Sub.)
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 4.47 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of Bannister Road, approximately one-quarter mile west of Holmes Road. (12400-CUP-1)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Patricia Jensen, Assistant City Attorney stated that the ordinance should be held until May 2, 2001 and re-referred to City Plan Commission for further hearing. Mike Burke, Attorney, is in agreement with ordinance being rereferred to CPC. He stated some redesigns which necessitates the ordinance being readvertised at CPC.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010224
Approving the plat of Executive Park Fifty-Seventh Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; establishing grades on public ways.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
It was consensus of the committee to hold ordinance 010224 for one week.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010330
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Appendix B (KCL), Section 2.2, Permitted uses by district, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Patricia Jensen, Assistant City Attorney, requested that the ordinance be held for two weeks (4/18/01). She is working with City Development staff to "fine tune" the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0
 
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