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Last Published: 2/4/2019 10:59:05 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SCOTT TAYLOR
Present:3 - LEE BARNES JR., QUINTON LUCAS, KATHERYN SHIELDS
Out:1 - HEATHER HALL
 

180989
Acknowledging that the 23-year statutory period for the capture of tax increment allocation financing within the 40th & Mill Project of the Midtown Redevelopment Tax Increment Financing Plan has expired; terminating the designation of the 40th & Mill Project of the Plan as a redevelopment project; and directing the City Clerk to send copies of this ordinance to Jackson County.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
The purpose of this ordinance is to acknowledge that the 23-year statutory period for the capture of tax increment allocation financing within the 40th & Mill Project of the Midtown Redevelopment Tax Increment Financing Plan has expired; terminating the designation of the 40th & Mill Project of the Plan as a redevelopment project. Heather Brown, Executive Director of the Tax Increment Financing Commission, provided the presentation on this ordinance. This plan first approved in April of 1993. An electronic copy of the presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas, Shields
Nays: 0

180993
(Sub.)
Reauthorizing the City Manager to enter into a Sales Tax Contribution Agreement with Plaza Hotels, LLC, or an affiliate or designee thereof, in furtherance of a hotel project generally bounded by West 46th Terrace, West 46th Street, Broadway and Wornall Road.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
This ordinance authorizes the City Manager to enter into a Sales Tax Contribution Agreement with Plaza Hotels, LLC, or an affiliate or designee. The hotel project is generally bounded by West 46th Terrace, West 46th Street, Broadway and Wornall Road. Chase Simmons, Polsinelli Law Firm, gave the presentation on this ordinance proposing an all hotel property versus hotel/retail/housing property. The developers would like the current sales tax reimbursement agreement to apply to hotel sales anywhere on the property as there will be two hotel towers versus the agreed upon one hotel property. Kerrie Tyndall, City Planning, added that there was also a Chapter 100 plan and this amendment will direct the sales tax reimbursement agreement. Steve Rueter, resident of Parkway Towers Condo, gave public testimony in favor of a new development plan.
Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas, Shields
Nays: 0

181006
Amending the Midtown Plaza Area Plan by changing the future land use for about 9.5 acres generally located at 3907 Oak Street, at the southeast corner of 39th Street and McGee Street, from institutional to residential medium-high and from residential low-medium to mixed use neighborhood. (CD-CPC-2018-00137)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
The purpose of this ordinance is to amend the Midtown Plaza Area Plan by changing the future land use for about 9.5 acres generally located at 3907 Oak Street, at the southeast corner of 39th Street and McGee Street, from institutional to residential medium-high and from residential low-medium to mixed use neighborhood. Jamie Hickey, City Planning, gave the presentation on this ordinance. This amendment will include the rehabilitation of Westport High School into commercial/institutional space looking to attract the UMKC Conservatory of Music & Dance as the primary tenant. There will be up to 220 multi-family residential units and a parking garage with a total of approximately 250,000 square feet of commercial space named Westport Commons II. An electronic copy of the presentation can be found in City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas, Shields
Nays: 0

181007
Rezoning an area of about 9.5 acres generally located at 3907 Oak Street, at the southeast corner of 39th Street and McGee Street, from District R-2.5 to MPD to rehabilitate Westport High School and build additional multi-family residential units. (CD-CPC-2018-00138)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
This ordinance rezones an area of about 9.5 acres generally located at 3907 Oak Street, at the southeast corner of 39th Street and McGee Street, from District R-2.5 to MPD to rehabilitate Westport High School and build additional multi-family residential units. Jamie Hickey, City Planning, gave the presentation on this ordinance. This amendment will include the rehabilitation of Westport High School into commercial/institutional space looking to attract the UMKC Conservatory of Music & Dance as the primary tenant. There will be up to 220 multi-family residential units and a parking garage with a total of approximately 250,000 square feet of commercial space named Westport Commons II. An electronic copy of the presentation can be found in City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas, Shields
Nays: 0

181009
(Sub.)
Approving a development plan for or the construction of a two-story, approximately 122,000 square foot commercial retail store, located on about three acres at 4720 Jefferson generally located on the west side of Jefferson Street between 47th and 48th Streets in District B4-5. (CPC-2018-00217)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
This ordinance approves a development plan for or the construction of a two-story department store, approximately 122,000 square foot commercial retail, located on about three acres at 4720 Jefferson generally located on the west side of Jefferson Street between 47th and 48th Streets in District B4-5. Jamie Hickey, City Planning, provided the presentation on this ordinance. Jamie Hickey, City Planning, gave presentation on this ordinance proposing a 122,000 square foot department store (Nordstrom) in the Country Club Plaza. John Eggert, Taubman Company Development Director, provided a brief history on the development of the Country Club Plaza. Mr. Eggert provided information on the neighboring and surrounding companies and residential business with whom they met with in discussion of the development of the department store. Ron Locke, Taubman VP of Planning and Design, provided more detailed information on the development of the department store. Rod Johnson, Planning and Designing group of Nordstrom’s, provided insight on the internal and external design of the department store. An electronic copy of the presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas, 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 "HOLD OFF AGENDA"
Councilman Taylor stated that this ordinance will be held off the docket at the applicant’s request.

180924
Authorizing the removal of the condition imposed in Ordinance No. 180710 that required the removal of a billboard as a part of the transfer of City owned property to the Land Clearance Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, generally located in the northeast quadrant of the intersection south of Highway 40 and north of Interstate 70, to facilitate redevelopment within the Blue Valley Urban Renewal Area; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/23/2019)"
Councilman Taylor stated that this ordinance will be held on the docket until January 23rd to allow more discussion on the topic.
 
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