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Last Published: 2/16/2011 11:50:51 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - BILL SKAGGS, BETH GOTTSTEIN, JOHN SHARP, ED FORD
Excused:1 - CINDY CIRCO
 

110025
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri regarding the Notice of Intent to Accept the Redevelopment Contract Proposal submitted by YWR LLC for the 2004 Washington project in the Film Row PIEA Area in the 4th Council District.


RECEIVED AND FILED

110026
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri regarding the Notice of Intent to Accept the Redevelopment Contract Proposal submitted by GFP Kansas City Parking, LLC for the East Village Garage project in the East Downtown PIEA Area in the 4th Council District.


RECEIVED AND FILED

110032
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri regarding the Notice of Intent to Accept the Redevelopment Contract Proposal submitted by Trade Services Group International, LLC for the 1919 Baltimore Project in the Crossroads Arts PIEA Area in the 4th Council District.


RECEIVED AND FILED

110033
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri regarding the Notice of Intent to Accept the Redevelopment Contract Proposal submitted by Landmark Investment Group, LLC for the Chatham Hotel Project in the Valentine-Broadway PIEA Area in the 4th Council District.


RECEIVED AND FILED

110018
RESOLUTION - Concurring with the intention of the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, to accept the proposal of Landmark Investment Group, LLC, for the redevelopment of the Chatham Hotel Project in the Amended and Restated Valentine-Broadway PIEA Area.


PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Al Figuly, PIEA, testified on behalf of this resolution. There was no other testimony taken on this item.
Ayes: 4 - Skaggs, Gottstein, Sharp, Ford
Nays: 0

110019
RESOLUTION - Concurring with the intention of the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, to accept the proposal of GFP Kansas City Parking, LLC for the redevelopment of the East Village Garage project in the East Downtown PIEA Area.


PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Al Figuly, PIEA, testified on behalf of this resolution. There was no other testimony taken on this item.
Ayes: 4 - Skaggs, Gottstein, Sharp, Ford
Nays: 0

110020
RESOLUTION - Concurring with the intention of the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, to accept the proposal of YWR LLC for the redevelopment of the 2004 Washington Project in the Film Row PIEA Area.


PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Al Figuly, PIEA, testified on behalf of this resolution. There was no other testimony taken on this item.
Ayes: 4 - Skaggs, Gottstein, Sharp, Ford
Nays: 0

110040
Amending the standards and regulations for the Main Street Special Review District.


PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (2/2/2011)"

100829
Amending Section 43-2 to revise the definition of short term loan establishments.


PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (2/2/2011)"
Gary Majors, Regulated Industries, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance will revise the definintion of short term loan establishments located in Section 43-2. The committee has questions as to wheather this definition matches the definition passed last week in ordinance 100773? They asked for a one week hold to address this question.

100878
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area of approximately 5.76 acres generally located at 4035 Denton from District R-1a to District MPD, and approving a preliminary development plan for the same.


PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (2/2/2011)"

100978
RESOLUTION - Expressing the Mayor and Council’s support for the relocation of the ABC Heart of America Education Trust’s trade and technical school to Kansas City.


PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"

100990
Authorizing a first amendment to the Lease Agreement with Swope Community Builders for Block 66 and a portion of Block 65 in connection with property insurance requirements.


PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"

101017
Approving the First Amended Hospital Hill I Urban Renewal Plan for an area of approximately 43 acres generally bounded by the Kansas City Terminal Railway tracks on the North, E. 25th Street on the South, Charlotte Street on the East, and Gillham Road on the West, by removing a portion of said plan; and declaring the area to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law. (139-S-7).


PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (2/2/2011)"

101018
Approving the Fifth Amended Hospital Hill II Urban Renewal Plan for an area of approximately 228 acres generally bounded by E. 22nd Street on the north, Paseo Boulevard/US 71 on the east, Holmes Street on the west and E. 27th Street on the south, by removing a portion of said plan; and declaring the area to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law. (139-S-8)


PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (2/2/2011)"

101019
Declaring the area generally bounded by the KCTRR tracts on the north, U.S. 71 on the east, Holmes Street on the west and E. 22nd Street on the south, 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 Hospital Hill North Urban Renewal Plan. (139-S-9)


PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (2/2/2011)"

101020
Declaring the City’s intention to submit additional information as a part of the Homeless Assistance Submission & Redevelopment Plan for Marine Corps Support Activity, Kansas City, Missouri, and authorizing the Mayor to execute a Legally Binding Agreement.


PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Claude Page, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. The Council declared the Plan for MCSA at Richards-Gebaur as the official plan of record for the redevelopment and reuse of property declared surplus by the Department of the Navy by Resolution No. 090197 on March 12, 2009; the City now intends to submit a Legally Binding Agreement between the City and Heart N Hand Ministries, Inc., for provision of services to homeless persons in the area as an additional part of the Plan. Transfer of the property from the Department of the Navy to the City is scheduled for September, 2011. The final recipients of the property will be the Port Authority of Kansas City, Calvary Bible College, Heart N Hand Ministries, and the City of Belton.
Ayes: 4 - Skaggs, Gottstein, Sharp, Ford
Nays: 0

101067
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to establish a working group to evaluate the urban redevelopment program and provide recommendations consistent with the City Auditor’s performance audit on urban redevelopment contracts; and directing the City Manager to furnish reports to the City Council on the working group’s evaluation and recommendations.


PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE recommends "BE ADOPTED"
Gary White and Jason Phillips, Auditors Office, and Bob Langenkamp, City Manager's Office, testified on behalf of this resolution. This resolution directs the establishment of a working group to provide recommendations consistent with the Auditor's performance audit on urban redevelopment contracts, to address the issues found in the audit.
Ayes: 4 - Skaggs, Gottstein, Sharp, Ford
Nays: 0

101068
RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Craig Porter to the Board of Commissioners of the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri.


PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"

101069
RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of John Burnett to the Board of Commissioners of the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri and repealing Resolution No. 100695, As Amended.


PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"
 
 Consideration of Semi-Annual Docket items. The committee released all items indicated on the list provided. Staff from the City Auditor's Office will present the Performance Audit: Urban Redevelopment Contracts Should Be Monitored and Enforced. Gary White and Jason Phillips, Auditors Office, and Bob Langenkamp, City Manager's Office, gave this presentation to the committee. According to the Performance Audit the City is not complying with the requirements of monitoring. With the 6 projects that were audited: 5 or 6 projects did not meet the annual and financial reporting requirements; 3 of 5 projects did not meet project-specific requirements; 5 of 6 projects did not meet the buyer's election to continue requirement. Which in turn potentially cost the City $372,193.00 and all taxing jurisdictions combined $2,316,102.00. The handout is on file in the City Clerk's Office. There may be general discussion regarding current Planning and Zoning issues. There was no general discussion. Pursuant to the following subsections of Section 610.021 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, there may be a closed session to discuss: (1) legal matters, litigation, or privileged communications with attorneys, 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. There was no Closed Session. The City Clerk's Office now has equipment for the hearing impaired for use with every meeting. To check out the equipment please see the secretary for each committee. Be prepared to leave your Driver's License or State issued Identification Card with the secretary and she will give you the equipment. Upon returning the equipment your license will be returned.