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Last Published: 1/17/2006 9:38:43 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:2 - TROY NASH, SAUNDRA MCFADDEN-WEAVER
Out:3 - JOHN FAIRFIELD, BONNIE COOPER, KAY BARNES
 

051379
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District CP-2 on approximately an 11.4 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of N.E. Cookingham Drive between N. Ash Avenue and N. Cedar Avenue. (6158-CP-20)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
John Eckardt, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. James Bowers, White Goss Law Firm, was present to answer questions from the committee. This ordinance will allow for a gas/convience store instead of a fast food restaurant for the expansion of an existing convenience store.
Ayes: 5 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051380
Approving the preliminary plat of 523 Grand Condominium on a 0.21 acre tract of land generally located at 523 Grand, northeast corner of Grand Boulevard and Missouri Avenue. (SD 1215)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
John Eckardt, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Patricia Jensen, White Goss Law Firm, representing the applicant who is agreement with all the conditions of the ordinance. This ordinance will allow for the establishment of one lot and one tract about 0.21 acres at 523 Grand, on the northeast corner of Grand Boulevard and Missouri Avenue.
Ayes: 2 - Nash, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051402
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 80-220, Sign regulations in C-2, C-3, C-4, M-1, -2 and M-3 districts, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter that restricts the size and spacing of billboards.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/4/2006)"

Ayes: 5 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051403
Approving the preliminary plat of Coffee Lofts at Soho on a .293 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of 7th Street and May Street. (SD 1225)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Vince Hustead, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Patricia Jensen, White Goss Law Firm, representing the applicant who is in agreement with the conditions in this ordinance. Brian Riley, Master Realty, was present to answer questions from the committee. This ordinance is to consider approval of a preliminary plat in District M-1 which will create 49 residential condominium units on 1 lot.
Ayes: 5 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051404
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District C-3a2-p on approximately a 1.7 acre tract of land generally located at the southwest corner of Westport Road and Clark Avenue. (9284-P-2)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/11/2006)"

Ayes: 5 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051405
Approving the preliminary plat of Villa Plaza Condominium on a .64 acre tract of land generally located at the southwest corner of 50th Street and Baltimore Avenue. (SD 1223)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Vince Hustead, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Douglas Stowe, Polsinelli, representing the applicant who is in agreement with the conditions of the ordinance. This ordinance is to consider approval of a preliminary plat which will create 28 condominium units on 1 lot on the Southwest corner of 50th Street and Baltimore Ave.
Ayes: 5 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051417
Approving a final plan in District M-P on approximately a 12.96 acre tract of land within an existing M-P district plan of 33.4 acres, generally located on the west side of N.E. Chouteau Trafficway at N.E. 33rd Terrace. (13000-P-3)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
John Eckardt, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Bill Frantz, Stinson Morris Law Firm, representing the applicant who is in agreement with the conditions in the ordinance. Mark Eltons, Cerner Corp., was present to answer questions from the committee. This ordinance will allow for the new construction of two medical data processing and storage facilities for Cerner Corporation, which will be located on the west side of NE Chouteau Trfwy at NE 33rd Terr.
Ayes: 5 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051419
Declaring the area generally located at the southeast corner of 46th Street and Madison Avenue, as blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the 4601 Madison Urban Renewal Plan.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/4/2006)"
John Eckardt, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Lydia McEvoy, Economic Development Corporation, gave an overview of the blight study that was conducted on this building. The 4601 Madison Urban Renewal Plan would allow for the rehabilitation of this blighted and insanitary building.
Ayes: 5 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051423
(Sub.)
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District CP-2 on approximately a 24.49 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of the intersection of N.E. Cookingham Drive and N. Ash Avenue which removes 1.92 acres from the plan and leaves 22.57 acres. (6158-CP-19)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/4/2006)"

Ayes: 3 - Nash, Cooper, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051424
(Sub.)
Approving a preliminary plan for an area of approximately 1.92 acres of land generally located at 10500 N.E. Cookingham to allow for the expansion of an existing convenience store. (6158-CP-17)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/4/2006)"

Ayes: 3 - Nash, Cooper, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051443
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary development plan in District CP-2 on a 54 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of State Line Road between Blue Ridge Boulevard and 135th Street. (7260-CP-254)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Virginia Walsh, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Thomas Nolte, Nolte & Associates, was present to answer questions from the committee. Harry Bellfontaine, Developer, was present to answer questions from the committee This ordinance will allow for an automated car wash on a pad site instead of a retail/restaurant use on the east side of State Line Rd. between Blue Ridge Blvd. and 135th Street.
Ayes: 2 - Nash, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051447
Approving the plat of Robincrest Village, an addition in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute certain agreements; authorizing the Director of Public Works to accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreements.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Travis Kiefer, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Brent Cox, Lutjen Inc., representing the applicant who is in agreement This project is located at the northwest corner of NW Barry Rd and N Robinhood Ave, creating 40 duplex lots and four tracts.
Ayes: 5 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051448
Approving the plat of Autumn Ridge Eighth Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; accepting and releasing various easements; and establishing grades on public ways.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Travis Kiefer, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Mike Ballard, Lutjen Inc., representing the applicant who is agreement with the conditions of the ordinance. This project is located on the north side of Missouri hwy 152 and Ambassador Dr, creating 55 single-family residential lots and two tracts.
Ayes: 5 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051449
Approving the plat of Oakwood Forest 5th Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of Public Works to accept a partial deed of release; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreement.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Travis Kiefer, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. David Pavolich, Aylette Flowers, representing the applicant who is in agreement with the conditions of the ordinance. This project is located on both sides of NW 59th St and N Ames Ave, creating 41 single family lots.
Ayes: 5 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051450
Approving the plat of Essex North – First Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of Public Works to accept a partial deed of release; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreement.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Travis Kiefer, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. David Matthews, Lutjen Inc., representing the applicant who is in agreement with the conditions of the ordinance. This project is located approximately at N Indiana Ave and NE 92nd St, creating 46 single-family lots and 4 tracts.
Ayes: 3 - Nash, Cooper, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051463
Approving a General Development Plan for the Film Row Area generally located on about 21 acres between 16th Street and 17th Terrace on the north, Baltimore Avenue and Wyandotte Trafficway on the east, Southwest Boulevard and 19th Street on the south and I-35/Southwest Trafficway and West Pennway on the west, declaring the area included in such plan to be a blighted area, insanitary or undeveloped industrial area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals and welfare; and approving the ad valorem tax benefits pursuant to Section 100.570, RSMo 1994.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/4/2006)"

Ayes: 5 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051465
RESOLUTION - Consenting to the transfer by Land Trust of certain properties in the urban core for redevelopment and to curb blight.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Edgar Jordan, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance will consent to the transfer by Land Trust of certain properties in the urban core for redevelopment.
Ayes: 2 - Nash, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051466
(Sub.)
Vacating the north-south alley next west of Main Street from the south line of W. 17th Street south to the north line of 18th Street, as now established, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and retaining a utility easement as described herein and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1512-V)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Larry Stice, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Patricia Jensen, White Goss Law Firm, representing TWA Lofts, LLC. who is in agreement with the conditions of this ordinance. This ordinance would allow for the development of the TWA Lofts and the associated parking structure.
Ayes: 5 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051469
(Sub.)
Approving the plat of Crossley Ford at Barry Pointe, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; releasing a certain easement; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute certain agreements; authorizing the Director of Public Works to accept two partial deeds of releases; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreements.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, CONSENT"
Travis Kiefer, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. David Matthews, Lutjen Inc., representing the applicant who is in agreement with the conditions of the ordinance.
Ayes: 3 - Nash, Cooper, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051475
RESOLUTION - Approving the preparation and submission of an application to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in accordance with the Comprehensive Environmental Response and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA), as amended, for a $1,000,000.00 Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund Grant.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Andy Bracker, Brownsfield Commission, testified on behalf of this ordinance.
Ayes: 2 - Nash, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051476
Accepting various easements and deeds in Jackson County; and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Travis Kiefer, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance is accepting various easements and deeds in Jackson County, Missouri.
Ayes: 2 - Nash, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051477
Accepting various easements and deeds in Clay County; and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Travis Kiefer, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance will accept 23 documents recorded and located in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, for the construction and maintenance of sewers, bridges and streets.
Ayes: 2 - Nash, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051478
Accepting various easements in Platte County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Travis Kiefer, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance will accept 1 document recorded and located in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri, for the construction and maintenance of sewers and streets.
Ayes: 2 - Nash, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051481
Approving the development plan submitted by the Finance Building Redevelopment Corporation for the redevelopment of the Graphic Arts Lofts on approximately a 0.22acre tract of land generally located at 934 Wyandotte Street (northwest corner of 10th Street and Wyandotte Street); declaring the area included in such plan to be a blighted area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals and welfare; authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with the Finance Building Redevelopment Corporation; and authorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
John Eckardt, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Patricia Jensen, White Goss Law Firm, representing the applicant who is in agreement with the conditions of the ordinance. This ordinance will grant tax abatement for the rehabilitation of the Graphic Arts "353" Development Plan at 934 Wyandotte Street.
Ayes: 5 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051485
Approving the petition to establish the 1200 Main/South Loop Transportation Development District; establishing the 1200 Main/South Loop Transportation Development District as a political subdivision in Kansas City, Missouri, upon certification by the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Court of Missouri.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/4/2006)"

Ayes: 2 - Nash, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051493
Approving the Plat of Clay Terrace, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of Public Works to accept a partial deed of release; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreement.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Travis Kiefer, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Jim Bowers, White Goss Law Firm, representing the applicant who is in agreement with the conditions of the ordinance. This project is generally located on the east side of N. Flintlock Rd., south of NE 79th St creating 324 multi-family units on three lots and five tracts.
Ayes: 3 - Nash, Cooper, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051495
Approving the plat of Buckeye II, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a certain agreement; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreement.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Travis Kiefer, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Steve Renny, EDC, was present to answer questions from the committee. Mike Priest, TranSystem Corp, was present to answer questions from teh committee. This project is located at the northease corner of Missouri Hwy 210 and NE Norfleet Rd, creating one industrial lot and a stormwater detention tract.
Ayes: 5 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

040993
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 16 of the River Market Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therein.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Brandy Eveler, EDC, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinace will designate the River Market TIF Plan as a redevelopment project and authorize financing for such project. There is a handout on file in the City Clerk's Office.
Ayes: 5 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051260
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 80-180, District M1 (light industry), and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter to require a special use permit for new development or expansion in excess of 100,000 sq. ft., revise separation and screening requirements, and other minor revisions. ( 254-S-227)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"

Ayes: 5 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051262
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 80-230, Legal Nonconformance and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter modifying notification and posting requirements for nonconforming uses and other minor revisions. (254-S-233)


HELD ON DOCKET (1/11/2006)

Ayes: 5 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051270
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 80-151, District C-3a1 (Intermediate business, low buildings) and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter revising storage and separation requirements for certain uses, and other minor revisions. (Case No. 254-S-234)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"

Ayes: 5 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051292
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area of about 91 acres generally bounded by 17th Street and 21st Street on the north, the Kansas City Terminal Railroad, Allen Avenue and Division Street on the west, 25th Street and a line about 100 feet north of 24th Street on the south, and Holly Street and Jefferson Street on the east, to consider rezoning from Districts R-2b, R-4, C-2, M-1, and M-2b to Districts R-1b and R-2b.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Larry Stice, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance will allow to downzone the second phase of the Westside in accordance with the Westside Area Plan. Linda Callon, 2807 Holly KCMO, testified in support of this ordinance. Bobby Hernandez, 2121 Jarboe KCMO, testified in support of this ordinance. Alice Gomez, 9013 Avienda Ceasar Chavez KCMO, testified in support of this ordinance. Richard and Lisa Martinez, 1827 Washington KCMO, testified in support of this ordinance. Kathy Kirby, 1634 Jefferson KCMO, testified in support of this ordinance. Chris Bedina, 1917 Jefferson KCMO, testified in support of this ordinance. William Bona, 2638 State St KCMO, testified in support of this ordinance.
Ayes: 5 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051437
(Sub.)
Repealing Chapter 39, Arterial Street Impact Fees, Code of Ordinances, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Chapter 39, Arterial Street Impact Fees, to impose arterial street impact fees on all new development in the areas in the City described herein; and establishing the effective date.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/4/2006)"
Councilman Fairfield had questions about a proposed substitute for this ordinance. Mike Burke, Impact Fee Steering Committee, explained the substituted version. The Law Department and the City Manager would like to hold this for further discussion. Patricia Jensen, White Goss Law Firm, explained that she had submitted the proposed substitute to the City the day prior to this meeting. Stan Harris, Public Works and Dion Waldon, Public Works, explained the City's side of the proposed substitution.
Ayes: 5 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

051438
Approving the plat of The Crestwood, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Travis Kiefer, City Planning, testifed on behalf of this ordinance. This project is located at the southeast corner of Brookside Blvd. and 54th St, creating 39 condominium units on 1 lot.
Ayes: 5 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0
 
 There will be a Closed Session to discuss a Real Estate transaction pursuant to RSMo 610.021(2).
 
 There was no Closed Session.