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Last Published: 10/25/2007 5:23:31 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:5 - TROY NASH, JOHN FAIRFIELD, BONNIE COOPER, KAY BARNES, SAUNDRA MCFADDEN-WEAVER
 

070012
RESOLUTION - Amending the Downtown Industrial Area Plan for about a 2.03 acre site generally located south of Truman Road, between Oak Street and Locust Street, by changing the recommended land use from light industrial to mixed use (commercial and residential). (211-S-17)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Bryant, City Planning and Development, testified on behalf of this resolution and the companion ordinance, 070013 and answered questions from the committee. Bob Long, Economic Development Corporation, answered questions from the committee. No public testimony. This ordinance will allow for the renovation of existing buildings for commercial and residential uses, upgrade of parking lots and new development.
Ayes: 4 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

070028
Designating the Katz Drug Store located at 3948 Main Street, 111 Westport Road and 3949 Baltimore Avenue, an historic landmark. (250-S-111)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Brian Pitts, City Planning and Development, and Brad Wolf, Landmarks Commission, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Diane Burnett. Main Street Development Corporation, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance will allow for the Katz Drug Store to be placed on the Kansas City Register of Historic Places.
Ayes: 3 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper
Nays: 0

070032
Rezoning an area of approximately 0.35 acres generally located at the northeast corner of E. 8th Street and Troost Avenue from District M-1 to District PD/M-1 and approving a development plan for the same. (13630-PD)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Brian Pitts, City Planning and Development, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Frank Marsalla, applicant, was available to answer questions from the committee. No public testimony. This ordinance will allow for the three existing residential structures to remain, to allow for the construction of three additional residential structures, and to allow for the use of those 6 residential structures as either single-family residences or offices.
Ayes: 4 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

070035
(Sub.)
Approving the preliminary plat of J.C. McCoy's Westport Replat on a 1.46 acre tract of land generally located at the south side of Westport Road between Mill Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. (SD 1300)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
See Ordinance No. 070029.
Ayes: 4 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

070072
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 1 of the 45th Street Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


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

070074
Authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into a lease agreement with Construction Craft Academy, Building 940, located at Richards-Gebaur for a period of five years.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (2/7/2007)"

070083
RESOLUTION - Commending the American Jazz Museum on the Tenth Anniversary of its opening, and affirming the Council’s intent to support events surrounding the celebration in 2007.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Claude Paige, City Planning and Development, testified on behalf of this resolution. Senator Karen McCarthy, Jazz Museum Board, and Caron Fuldisen, Jazz Museum, testified on behalf of this resolution and answered questions from the committee.
Ayes: 4 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

060840
Rezoning an area of approximately 3.9 acres generally located on both sides of Grand Boulevard between Admiral Boulevard and 8th Street District from Districts C-4 and M-1 to District URD, and approving a development plan for the same. (13539-URD)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (2/14/2007)"

070013
Declaring the area generally located on the south side of Truman Road, between Oak Street and Locust Street, as a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Truman & Oak Urban Renewal Plan. (650-S)


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

Ayes: 4 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

070029
Approving the plat of J.C. McCoy’s Westport Replat, First Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1300A)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Larry Stice, City Planning and Development, testified on behalf of this ordinance and companion ordinances, 070030 and 070035. Chase Simmons, Posinelli Law Firm, was available to answer questions from the committee. No public testimony. These ordinances will allow creation of 2 new lots on the east and west sides of Pennsylvania Avenue.
Ayes: 4 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

070030
Approving the plat of J.C. McCoy’s Westport Replat, Second Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1300B)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
See Ordinance No. 070029.
Ayes: 4 - Nash, Fairfield, Cooper, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0
 
 Staff from the Finance Department will give a presentation titled "Framework for Sustaining Economic Development." Dan Bagunu, Finance Department, Robert Cornwell, CSG Advisors and Jeff White, Columbia Capital Management presented a summary of the City's past successes and a brief overview of incentives that have occurred. A presentation handout was distributed to the committee. There may be Closed Sessions to discuss a Real Estate Transaction pursuant to RSMo 610.021(2) and a Legal Matter pursuant to RSMo 610.021(1). No closed session.