Last Published: 11/22/2006 10:26:48 AM
KANSAS CITY COMMITTEE RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - DEB HERMANN, SAUNDRA MCFADDEN-WEAVER, JIM GLOVER, TROY NASH
 

031396
Affirming the Council intent to provide Community development Block grant funding necessary to fund $300,000.00 over five years to Operation Breakthrough/St. Vincent Child Care for improvements to their child care facility at 3039 Troost and to include such funding in the 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 Consolidated Housing and Community Development Plan.


NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"
This item was held off the agenda/semi-annual docket.

040032
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Approving the 2004-2008 Consolidated Plan and 2004 Housing and Community Development Action Plan, authorizing the Mayor to execute and submit the Plan to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development; and certifying that the Action Plan has been prepared and submitted in accordance with the Department rules and regulations.


NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING COMMITTEE recommends "BE ADOPTED AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Deborah Williams, Acting Director of the Department of Housing and Community Development, gave a report on the updated listing of amounts CDBG funds that would be allocated to neighborhood associations by the city. The amendments to amounts proposed by the committee and staff were discussed. City Attorney Galen Beaufort suggested that the committee come to a decision on what they want done and amend the substitute instead of amending the ordinance. (Handout on file in the Office of the City Clerk.) After several modifications to the allocations, a recommendation of passing the ordinance as a committee substitute with requested changes, was made.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Nash
Nays: 0

040118
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 10, Code Of Ordinances, by enacting a new Section 10-131, Arts & Cultural District Zone.


NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Judy Hadley, Regulated Industries stated that the committee substitute expanded the zone area for various districts within the city. Aaron March, Charlotte Street, stated that the ordinance originally started with trying to obtain licenses for art galleries in the Crossroads District. The committee substitute expanded the cultural zones to other areas of the city. He was in favor of the changes in the boundaries. Susy Aaron, Crossroads District, stated that she was in favor of the changes in boundary definitions. Dennis O'Neal, Neighborhood Advocate, stated that he would like to see the ordinances held at least one more week, to give various members of neighborhood associations a chance to look them over. He was not aware of any ordinances that would reflect changes to Chapter 10. Donovan Mouton, Mayor's Office, stated that the original concept was discussed with the Liquor Control Review Committee. Judy Hadley stated that attempts had been made to contact neighborhood representatives who would be affected by the change in the ordinance regarding boundary zones. Councilman Jim Glover, stated that every member should be contacted regardless. He suggested sending e-mails to all members of the committee in future. He asked what the impact of holding the ordinances one week would be on the Crossroads plans for next month. Tom Lovett stated that he had worked on the Crossroads ordinance. The zoning ordinance does not allow for all neighborhoods to qualify for cultural district distinction. Only the neighborhoods listed in the ordinance would be impacted. There was no intent to include other neighborhoods in the ordinance request. Ms. Aaron stated that the ordinance has the 51% consent back-up clause in place. There is also a distance limit included in the ordinance. She reminded Mr. O'Neal that every neighborhood seeking to form a cultural district would have to bring their request before the committee and council for approval.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Nash
Nays: 0

040119
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new Section 10-132, License for Arts & Cultural District Zone.


NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS SECOND COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Judy Hadley, Regulated Industries, stated that the committee substitute would change some of the language of the ordinance to require that consent from 51% of owners would be needed in order to get a license ordinance before the committee for consideration. The request would be in the form of a petition process. The license would be available to anyone living within the boundaries of the zone described in ordinance no. 040118.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Nash
Nays: 0

040120
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances by enacting a new Section 10-133, Art District & Cultural District Zone employee permits.


NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
This ordinance requires that anyone wanting to serve alcoholic beverages must by 21 years of age in order to obtain a license.
Ayes: 4 - Hermann, McFadden-Weaver, Glover, Nash
Nays: 0
 
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