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Last Published: 3/16/2012 11:03:51 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:5 - ED FORD, JIM GLOVER, SCOTT TAYLOR, SCOTT WAGNER, CINDY CIRCO
 

120198
Authorizing execution of a First Amendment to Contract No. 07064 between the City of Kansas City (“City”), Beacon Hill Developers, LC (“Developer”) and the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City (“EDC”) for continued development of the Beacon Hill Development and approval to submit the amendment as the primary development agreement for the Beacon Hill Development.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Stuart Bullington and John Wood, Housing, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Dan Muser, Zimmerman, was present to answer questions from the committee. This ordinance will authorize the execution of a contract amendment with EDC, the City and Beacon Hill Developers for continued development of the Beacon Hill Development.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Glover, Taylor, Wagner
Nays: 0

120219
Authorizing execution of a Cooperative Agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, for the purpose of administering the Midtown Housing Program of the Midtown Redevelopment Tax Increment Financing Plan.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (3/14/2012)"

120224
RESOLUTION - Approving additional tax increment financing for the Antioch Crossing Tax Increment Financing Redevelopment Project and authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a financing agreement to provide such financing for the project in connection with the project.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (3/14/2012)"

120138
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88, Zoning and Development Code, by enacting two new sections pertaining to the Downtown Streetcar Area. (254-S-272)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Tom Coyle and John Eckardt, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance will approve the amendments to the Zoning and Development Code to prepare for the Downtown Streetcar generally located about two blocks on either side of Main Street from Second Street on the north to the KC Terminal Railway on the south. Testimony: David Johnson, Streetcar Neighbors
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Glover, Taylor, Wagner
Nays: 0

120144
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area known as the Downtown Streetcar Area North, generally located between Second Street on the north, Missouri Route 9, Locust Lane and Grand Boulevard on the east, I-670 on the south and Wyandotte Street on the west, but not including the existing UR zones, from Districts M1-5 and DC-15, to District DC-15. (14270-P)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Tom Coyle and John Eckardt, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance will approve the rezonings to prepare for the Downtown Streetcar generally located about two blocks on either side of Main Street from Second Street on the north to the KC Terminal Railway on the south. Testimony: David Johnson, Streetcar Neighbors
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Glover, Taylor, Wagner
Nays: 0

120145
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area known as the Downtown Streetcar Area South, generally located between I-670 on the north, Grand Boulevard on the east, the Kansas City Terminal Railway on the south and Wyandotte Street on the west, but not including the existing UR zones and the Adult Entertainment Overlay District CX/O zone, from Districts M1-5, B4-5 and DC-15, to District DX-15. (14271-P)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Tom Coyle and John Eckardt, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance will approve the rezonings to prepare for the Downtown Streetcar generally located about two blocks on either side of Main Street from Second Street on the north to the KC Terminal Railway on the south. Testimony: David Johnson, Streetcar Neighbors
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Glover, Taylor, Wagner
Nays: 0

120146
(Sub.)
Directing the City Manager to develop a plan for the reuse of federal facilities in Kansas City.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (3/21/2012)"

120147
(Sub.)
Calling an election on August 7, 2012, for the purpose of submitting an ordinance proposed by initiative to require the City to remove itself from financial involvement in the production of nuclear weapons components; directing the City Clerk to provide notice of the election; and recognizing an emergency.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (3/21/2012)"

120159
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Approving the 2012-2016 Consolidated Five Year Plan in accordance with the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as amended; approving the revised 2012 One Year Action Plan; authorizing submission of said Plans to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; and certifying said Plans.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Daniel Schmelzinger, Housing, testified on behalf of this ordinance. In order to qualify for annual grants from the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development under the Community Development Block Grant, Home Investment Partnerships, Emergency Shelter Grant and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS programs, the City is required to submit a Five-Year Consolidated Plan that includes a One-Year Action Plan detailing how grant funds will be used. The handouts on file list how the City will be distributing these funds. Testimony: Steve Gher, 740 Sw Windsong Pt. Lees Summit Mark Morales, 5802 E. 10th St KCMO Gloria Fisher & Marlene Dade, Westside Housing Susan Miller, Rose Brooks Center Farah Abdi, Somali Foundation Frank Thompson, Health Department
Ayes: 5 - Ford, Glover, Taylor, Wagner, Circo
Nays: 0
 
 1. Summary of the 2012-16 Consolidated Five Year Plan and the proposed 2012 One Year Action Plan budget for HOME, ESG and HOPWA grants. Stuart Bullington, Housing, and Jackie Powell, Neighborhood & Community Services, presented this plan to the committee. In order to qualify for annual grants from the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development under the Community Development Block Grant, Home Investment Partnerships, Emergency Shelter Grant and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS programs, the City is required to submit a Five-Year Consolidated Plan that includes a One-Year Action Plan detailing how grant funds will be used. The handout is on file in the City Clerk's Office. 2. There will be discussion of Economic Development Priorities. There was no discussion of Economic Development Priorities. 3. There may be general discussion regarding current Planning, Zoning and Economic Development 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