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Last Published: 5/29/2019 8:31:16 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SCOTT TAYLOR
Present:3 - LEE BARNES JR., HEATHER HALL, KATHERYN SHIELDS
Excused:1 - QUINTON LUCAS
 

190347
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from KCI Community Improvement District regarding their annual budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2020. (May 1, 2019 thru April 30, 2020)


RECEIVED AND FILED

Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Shields
Nays: 0
 
 Beginning of Consent Items

190350
Approving the plat of Davidson Farms, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 65.45 acres generally located at the northeast corner of N.E. 76th Street and N.E. Shoal Creek Parkway, creating 99 lots and 6 tracts for the purpose of constructing 99 single family homes; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (CLD-FnPlat-2018-01242)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"

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

190351
Approving the plat of Innovations Retail, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, on approximately 33.21 acres generally located at the northeast corner of I-435 and E. Bannister Road, creating 6 lots for the purpose of creating a 6 lot commercial subdivision; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and accept certain agreements; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (CLD-FnPlat-2019-00004)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"

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

190372
Approving the plat of McGee Townhomes, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, on approximately 0.44 acres generally located at E. 27th Terrace and McGee Trafficway, creating 9 lots for the purpose of constructing 9 townhome residential units and 1 tract for the purpose of drainage and access; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (CLD-FnPlat-2019-00008)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"

Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Shields
Nays: 0
 
 End of Consent Items

190348
RESOLUTION - Amending the Midtown Plaza Area Plan by changing the recommended land use for about 1.5 acres generally located at 905 and 909 W. 40th Terrace, 4102 Clark Avenue, and 4038 Clark Avenue from medium density residential to high density residential. (CD-CPC-2019-00042)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Jamie Hickey, City Planning and Development, provided a presentation on this ordinance. This ordinance amends the Midtown Plaza Area Plan by changing the recommended land use for about 1.5 acres located at 905 and 909 W. 40th Terrace, 4102 Clark Avenue, and 4038 Clark Avenue from medium density residential to high density residential. The 905 and 909 W 40th Terrace buildings have 16 units and the 4102 Clark Avenue has 20 units. Kurt Peterson, Polsinelli Law Firm, stated that the neighbors were contacted and there was no opposition to the amendment request. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk's Office.
Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Shields
Nays: 0

190349
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area of about 1.5 acres generally located at 905 and 909 W. 40th Terrace, 4102 Clark Avenue, and 4038 Clark Avenue from District R-5 to District R-0.75 to bring four multi-family buildings into zoning compliance. (CD-CPC-2019-00039)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Jamie Hickey, City Planning and Development, provided a presentation on this ordinance. This ordinance rezones an area of about 1.5 acres located at 905 and 909 W. 40th Terrace, 4102 Clark Avenue, and 4038 Clark Avenue from District R-5 to District R-0.75, to bring four multi-family buildings into zoning compliance. The building at 4030 Clark Ave has 20 units and the owner would like to add one additional unit, which would be permissible when zoning is approved. Kurt Peterson, Polsinelli Law Firm, stated that the neighbors were contacted and there was no opposition to the rezoning request. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk's Office.
Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Shields
Nays: 0

190352
Approving an amendment to the Brooklyn East I Urban Renewal Plan for the purpose of extending its duration for an additional ten-year term.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Bob Long, Economic Development Corporation, provided a presentation on this ordinance. This ordinance approves an amendment to the Brooklyn East I Urban Renewal Plan for the purpose of extending its duration for an additional ten-year term. This Urban Renewal Area (URA) was created in 1999 to stimulate housing development within the Wendell – Phillips neighborhood. New homes were built and during the Recession new investments stop bringing tax delinquencies and deterioration. Recently new housing development interests by several organizations and developers, including Urban Neighborhood Initiative, have expressed interest in this URA. This URA is set to expire in June 2019. LCRA has approved amendments extending the term of this URA for an additional 10 years so development can continue. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk's Office.
Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Shields
Nays: 0

190353
Approving an amendment to the Brooklyn East II Urban Renewal Plan for the purpose of extending its duration for an additional ten-year term.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Bob Long, Economic Development Corporation, provided a presentation on this ordinance. This ordinance approves an amendment to the Brooklyn East II Urban Renewal Plan for the purpose of extending its duration for an additional ten-year term. This Urban Renewal Area (URA) was created in 1999 to stimulate housing development within the Wendell – Phillips neighborhood. New homes were built and during the Recession new investments stop bringing tax delinquencies and deterioration. Recently new housing development interests by several organizations and developers, including Urban Neighborhood Initiative, have expressed interest in this URA. This URA is set to expire in June 2019. LCRA has approved amendments extending the term of this URA for an additional 10 years so development can continue. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk's Office.
Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Shields
Nays: 0

190366
RESOLUTION - Amending the Midtown Plaza Area Plan by changing the recommended land use for about 2 acres generally located 211 W. Armour Boulevard from high density residential and medium high density residential to urban density residential. (CD-CPC-2019-00028)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Jamie Hickey, City Planning and Development, provided a presentation on this ordinance. This ordinance amends the Midtown Plaza Area Plan by changing the recommended land use for about 2 acres located at 211 W. Armour Boulevard from high density residential and medium high density residential to urban density residential. This is a 4 story building which will be rehabilitated into 67 multi-family units. There are 103 parking spaces and there will be access to the site from Armour boulevard. The landscaping and brick wall buffer will remain around the parking lot. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk's Office.
Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Shields
Nays: 0

190367
Rezoning an area of about 2 acres located at 211 W. Armour Boulevard from Districts R-0.5 and R-1.5 to District UR.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Jamie Hickey, City Planning and Development, provided a presentation on this ordinance. This ordinance rezones an area of about 2 acres located at 211 W. Armour Boulevard from Districts R-0.5 and R-1.5 to District UR. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk's Office.
Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Shields
Nays: 0

190368
Approving an amended UR development plan for about 1.09 acres generally located at the northwest corner of Cherry Street and E. Armour Boulevard, to allow the building to be moved. (CD-CPC-2019-00029)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Justin Peterson, City Planning and Development, provided a presentation on this ordinance. This ordinance approves an amended UR development plan for about 1.09 acres located at the northwest corner of Cherry Street and E. Armour Boulevard, to allow the building to be moved. This is a 7 story residential development with 110 units that will be available. This will allow for the building to be shifted 5 feet to the south. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk's Office.
Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Shields
Nays: 0

190371
Approving the Petition to establish the I-70 and Blue Ridge Cutoff Community Improvement District generally located north of Interstate 70 and, to the east of Blue Ridge Cutoff, ending south of 39th Street in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; requiring the annual submission of certain records; 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 "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Patricia Solis, City Planning and Development, provided a presentation on this ordinance. This ordinance approves the Petition to establish the I-70 and Blue Ridge Cutoff Community Improvement District located north of Interstate 70 and, to the east of Blue Ridge Cutoff, ending south of 39th Street in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri while requiring the annual submission of certain records. Mara Pollets, Husch Blackwell, stated that the petition to establish CID is for interior and exterior renovations of Adams Mark Hotel & Resort. They will not be adding any rooms and additional tax will be paid by out of town guests.
Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Shields
Nays: 0

190375
Approving the Petition to establish the 801 Westport Road Community Improvement District; establishing the 801 Westport Road Community Improvement District generally located on the south side of Westport Road between Roanoke Road on the west and Clark Avenue on the east Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; determining the 801 Westport Road Community Improvement District to be a blighted area; determining that certain actions are reasonably anticipated to remediate blighting conditions and will serve a public purpose; requiring the annual submission of certain records; 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 "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Patricia Solis, City Planning and Development, provided a presentation on this ordinance. This ordinance approves the Petition to establish the 801 Westport Road Community Improvement District. It will establish the 801 Westport Road Community Improvement District located on the south side of Westport Road between Roanoke Road on the west and Clark Avenue on the east Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri. It will determine the 801 Westport Road Community Improvement District to be a blighted area while determining that certain actions are reasonably anticipated to remediate blighting conditions and will serve a public purpose. This ordinance requires the annual submission of certain records. Aaron March, Rouse Frets White Goss Law Firm, stated this will leverage a 1.7 million dollar redevelopment where 1/3 will be funded by the CID and the other 2/3 will be privately funded. This CID will request a 1% CID sales tax to facilitate a $1,800,000 redevelopment project with a declaration of blight. There will be a 30 year CID term expected to generate $618,000. 60% of budgeted expenditures will be spent to cure blight within the first 2 years. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk's Office.
Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Shields
Nays: 0

181010
Rezoning 3.6 acres generally located on the west side of Wornall Road between W. 84th Street to the north and W. 85th Street to the south from Districts B3-2 and R-6 to Districts B2-2, and approving a development plan which also serves as a preliminary plat, to allow for site improvements and redevelopment. (CD-CPC-2018-00199 & CD-CPC-2018-00207)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Justin Peterson, City Planning and Development, provided a presentation on this ordinance. This ordinance rezones 3.6 acres located on the west side of Wornall Road between W. 84th Street to the north and W. 85th Street to the south from Districts B3-2 and R-6 to Districts B2-2, while approving a development plan which also serves as a preliminary plat, to allow for site improvements and redevelopment. There will be parking lot improvements with this rezoning as well as the removal of a couple of homes in the zoning. Mark Untersee, Untersee and Associates, stated that leases have been finalized with Ball’s Grocery Store (Price Chopper) which will keep them on the site for the next 20 years with 4 to 5 year options after that. Construction plans have been 95% finalized. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk's Office.
Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Shields
Nays: 0

190282
Rezoning about 5.3 acres generally located south of N.E. 81st Terrace in between N. Flintlock Road to the west and N. Church Road to the east from Districts B3-2 and O-2 to District B4-1. (CD-CPC-2018-00226)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION"
Zach Nelson, City Planning and Development, provided a presentation on this ordinance. This ordinance rezones about 5.3 acres located south of N.E. 81st Terrace in between N. Flintlock Road to the west and N. Church Road to the east from Districts B3-2 and O-2 to District B4-1. This will allow for an automotive service facility. Jim Mueller, Swanson Bernard Firm, provided public testimony and a written statement opposed to the rezoning. There was also opposing public testimony from Shelly Sengal, who provided signed petitions opposed to the rezoning, Kristin Farner and Mike Sweeney from Curry Real Estate Services. A copy of these documents and the presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall
Nays: 1 - Shields

190340
(Sub.)
Rezoning an approximately 27 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of Missouri Highway 152 and Missouri Highway 169 from District R-80 to District MPD, and approving a development plan that serves as a preliminary plat for a 206 multi-family townhome and senior living development. (CD-CPC-2018-00155)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (5/22/2019)"
 
 1. There may be general discussion regarding current Planning, Zoning and Economic Development issues.
 
 2. 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 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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