Last Published: 2/4/2020 9:31:20 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - LEE BARNES JR.
Present:3 - ANDREA BOUGH, DAN FOWLER, BRANDON ELLINGTON
Excused:1 - TERESA LOAR
 
 
 Beginning of Consent Items

191013
Approving the plat of Benson Place Landing – First Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 18.88 acres generally located at N. Eastern Avenue and N.E. 103rd Street, creating 50 lots for the purpose of constructing single family homes and 3 tracts for the purpose of private open space; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (CLD-FnPlat-2019-00033)


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
This ordinance approves the plat of Benson Place Landing – First Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 18.88 acres located at N. Eastern Avenue and N.E. 103rd Street. This will create 50 lots for the purpose of constructing single family homes and 3 tracts for the purpose of private open space, while accepting various easements and establish grades on public ways. This is a consenting item and there was no discussion on this ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington
Nays: 0

191020
Approving the plat of The Element By Watermark, an addition in Platte County, Missouri, on approximately 17.63 acres generally located at 7901 N.W. Barrybrook Drive, creating 1 lot and 4 tracts for the purpose of constructing multi-family housing; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (CLD-FnPlat-2019-00035)


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
This ordinance approves the plat of The Element By Watermark, an addition in Platte County, Missouri, on approximately 17.63 acre located at 7901 N.W. Barrybrook Drive. This will create 1 lot and 4 tracts for the purpose of constructing multi-family housing, while accepting various easements. This is a consenting item and there was no discussion on this ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington
Nays: 0
 
 End of Consent Items

190984
Accepting and approving a one-year $269,687.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services for a comprehensive sexually transmitted disease prevention program.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
This ordinance accepts and approves a one-year $269,687.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services for a comprehensive sexually transmitted disease prevention program. Tiffany Wilkinson, Public Health, provided a presentation on this ordinance. This contract will provide for a comprehensive STD Program to address targeted testing and treatment efforts as well as to conduct primary prevention. These funds will also provide for partner services which involve interviewing cases for others that may have been exposed and could benefit from testing and treatment if necessary. Additionally, this grant provides funding to assess cases for appropriate treatment and adherence to the CDC STD treatment guidelines and links STD contacts newly diagnosed with HIV to HIV care services. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 4 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington
Nays: 0

190989
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Midtown Plaza Area Plan to incorporate the recommendations and development guidelines of the Westport District Master Plan. (CD-CPC-2019-00179)


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "BE ADOPTED"
Approving an amendment to the Midtown Plaza Area Plan to incorporate the recommendations and development guidelines of the Westport District Master Plan. Gerald Williams , City Planning, provided a presentation on this ordinance. The recommendations to be added to the plan include; Future Recommended Land Use, Development Form, a New “Westport Planning Area” section, and adding Westport Plan References to certain sections within the plan. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 4 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington
Nays: 0

190990
Authorizing a funding agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission for the construction of the Second Creek Trail.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (12/18/2019)"
This ordinance authorizes a funding agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission for the construction of the Second Creek Trail. This item will be held for one week until Wednesday, December 18th 2019.

190991
Approving an Industrial Development Plan for American Century Services, LLC, for the purpose of making renovations/leasehold improvements to the commercial buildings located at 4400 and 4500 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri, and for the purchase of machinery and fixtures; authorizing and approving various agreements for the purpose of setting forth covenants, agreements and obligations of the City and American Century Services, LLC; authorizing the issuance of taxable industrial revenue bonds in a maximum aggregate principal amount not to exceed $86,338,000.00; authorizing and approving certain other documents; and authorizing certain other actions in connection with the issuance of said bonds.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/8/2020)"
This ordinance approves an Industrial Development Plan for American Century Services, LLC, for the purpose of making renovations/leasehold improvements to the commercial buildings located at 4400 and 4500 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri, and for the purchase of machinery and fixtures. This will authorize and approve various agreements for the purpose of setting forth covenants, agreements and obligations of the City and American Century Services, LLC, while authorizing the issuance of taxable industrial revenue bonds in a maximum aggregate principal amount not to exceed $86,338,000.00. This item will be until Wednesday, January 8th 2020.

190992
 Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 2 of the Metro North Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
This ordinance will approve and designate Redevelopment Project 2 of the Metro North Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor. Heather Brown, Economic Development Corporation (EDCKC), provided a presentation to this ordinance. This plan provides for the partial demolition of the existing Metro North Mall (which is complete) and, in its place, the development of a substantially-sized courtyard/gathering area for community events, retail space, office space, 249 units of multi-family residential housing, a 100-room limited services hotel and approximately 4,450 parking spaces. There will also be public infrastructure improvements, which may consist of streetscape, signage, signaling, sidewalks, curbs and other related public infrastructure improvements that support and enhance the Project/Public Improvements. Project 2 is complete and it consists of 2 existing pad sites and parking. A digital copy of the presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s website.
Ayes: 4 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington
Nays: 0

190993
 Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 3 of the Metro North Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
This ordinance will approve and designate Redevelopment Project 3 of the Metro North Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing. Heather Brown, EDCKC, provided a presentation to this ordinance. This plan provides for the partial demolition of the existing Metro North Mall (which is complete) and, in its place, the development of a substantially-sized courtyard/gathering area for community events, retail space, office space, 249 units of multi-family residential housing, a 100-room limited services hotel and approximately 4,450 parking spaces. There will also be public infrastructure improvements, which may consist of streetscape, signage, signaling, sidewalks, curbs and other related public infrastructure improvements that support and enhance the Project/Public Improvements. Project 3 is complete and it consists of 1 existing pad sites and parking. A digital copy of the presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s website.
Ayes: 4 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington
Nays: 0

190994
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 4 of the Metro North Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"
This ordinance approves and designates Redevelopment Project 4 of the Metro North Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing. This item has been held off the agenda.

190995
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 5 of the Metro North Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"
This ordinance approves and designates Redevelopment Project 5 of the Metro North Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing. This item has been held off the agenda.

190996
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Fifth Amendment to the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Fifth Amendment to the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this Ordinance.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
This ordinance accepts the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Fifth Amendment to the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan while approving the Fifth Amendment to the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan. Cathleen Flournoy, EDCKC, provided a presentation to this ordinance. This amendment provides for the addition of legal descriptions for Redevelopment Project Areas A2 and J1, certain modifications to the Budget Redevelopment Project Costs identified by the Plan, certain modifications to the Sources of Funds for all estimated Redevelopment Project Costs identified by the Plan, certain modifications to the projected Payments in Lieu of Taxes and Economic Activity Taxes and the inclusion of all conforming changes within the Exhibits to the Plan that are in furtherance of the foregoing modifications. This amendment will conform the plan to the comprehensive plan for the development of the City as a whole. The areas selected for Redevelopment Projects include only those parcels of real property and improvements which will be directly and substantially benefited by the Redevelopment Project Improvements. The estimated dates of completion of the Redevelopment Projects and retirement of obligations incurred to finance Redevelopment Project Costs have been stated in the plan and are not more than 23 years from the passage of any ordinance approving a Redevelopment Project within the Redevelopment Area. The amendment includes a plan for relocation assistance for businesses and residences. The amendment does not include the initial development or redevelopment of any gambling establishment. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 3 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler
Nays: 1 - Ellington

190997
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project A2 of the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; and adopting tax increment financing therefore.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
This ordinance approves and designates Redevelopment Project A2 of the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; and adopting tax increment financing therefore. Cathleen Flournoy, EDCKC, provided a presentation to this ordinance. This amendment provides for the addition of legal descriptions for Redevelopment Project Areas A2 and J1, certain modifications to the Budget Redevelopment Project Costs identified by the Plan, certain modifications to the Sources of Funds for all estimated Redevelopment Project Costs identified by the Plan, certain modifications to the projected Payments in Lieu of Taxes and Economic Activity Taxes and the inclusion of all conforming changes within the Exhibits to the Plan that are in furtherance of the foregoing modifications. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 3 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler
Nays: 1 - Ellington

190998
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project J1 of the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; and adopting tax increment financing therefore.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
This ordinance approves and designates Redevelopment Project J1 of the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; and adopting tax increment financing therefore. Cathleen Flournoy, EDCKC, provided a presentation to this ordinance. This amendment provides for the addition of legal descriptions for Redevelopment Project Areas A2 and J1, certain modifications to the Budget Redevelopment Project Costs identified by the Plan, certain modifications to the Sources of Funds for all estimated Redevelopment Project Costs identified by the Plan, certain modifications to the projected Payments in Lieu of Taxes and Economic Activity Taxes and the inclusion of all conforming changes within the Exhibits to the Plan that are in furtherance of the foregoing modifications. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 3 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler
Nays: 1 - Ellington

191002
Authorizing the Director of Health to enter into contracts with awardees of Health Innovation Funds, which include Kansas City CARE Clinic, Swope Health Services, and Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center with this award promoting innovative prevention programs within current safety net providers that uphold accountability and transparency of how taxpayer funds from the Health Fund are being spent.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (12/18/2019)"
Authorizing the Director of Health to enter into contracts with awardees of Health Innovation Funds, which include Kansas City CARE Clinic, Swope Health Services, and Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center with this award promoting innovative prevention programs within current safety net providers that uphold accountability and transparency of how taxpayer funds from the Health Fund are being spent. Frank Thompson, Health Department, spoke to this ordinance. Kansas City CARE Clinic will receive $132,553, Samuel U. Rodgers will receive $119,945 and Swope Health Center will receive $147, 502. This item is held on the agenda until Wednesday December 18th 2019.

191003
Appropriating $97,465.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Health Fund to provide funding that restores investigative and clinical positions in communicable disease prevention needed to respond to public health outbreaks in Kansas City; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Appropriating $97,465.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Health Fund to provide funding that restores investigative and clinical positions in communicable disease prevention needed to respond to public health outbreaks in Kansas City; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date. Tiffany Wilkinson and Frank Thompson, Health Department, provided a presentation for this ordinance. This ordinance will accept proposed fund balance monies to better respond to public health outbreaks and events such as the current Syphilis outbreak as well as the significant increase to other Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) rates within Kansas City, MO. This request focuses on supplemental health levy funding to restore investigative and clinical positions in communicable disease prevention, expand targeted outreach, provide additional staff development/training and secure additional testing capabilities and/or supplies. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 4 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington
Nays: 0

191010
Declaring the area of land of about 0.476 acres generally on the north side of W. 75th Street, between Broadway and Wyandotte Street, to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority Law; and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the Waldo Ice House Urban Renewal Plan. (CD-CPC-2019-00167)


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Declaring the area of land of about 0.476 acres generally on the north side of W. 75th Street, between Broadway and Wyandotte Street, to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority Law; and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the Waldo Ice House Urban Renewal Plan. Bob Long, Economic Development Corporation (EDCKC), provided a presentation to this ordinance. This is a $8 million redevelopment as a 4 story mixed used project. There will be ground floor commercial office/retail space, 33 apartments on upper three floors with 3 units affordable at 70% Average Median Income (AMI). This area is not in a “continuously distressed” census tract and is eligible for 75% abatement. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 3 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler
Nays: 1 - Ellington

191022
Approving the Petition to establish the 31 Street Community Improvement District; establishing the 31 Street Community Improvement District, generally located along 31st Street near the corner of Oak Street in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/15/2020)"
Approving the Petition to establish the 31 Street Community Improvement District; establishing the 31 Street Community Improvement District, generally located along 31st Street near the corner of Oak Street in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development. Claude Page, City Planning, spoke to this ordinance. Anastassia Dambrouskaya, Sandberg Phoenix, provided a presentation to this ordinance. There was a public hearing prior to hearing and voting on this ordinance. This CID has the power and authority to levy a sales tax of up to one percent on the selling of tangible personal property, subject to the approval by the registered voters residing in the District. The District is not seeking a determination of blight. The District will continue to exist and function for a period of 25 years. The revenues generated within the District will be used for the benefit of those within the District by assisting in the construction of certain public and private improvements. The estimated costs for the District Services are approximately $2,473,324.22 over the course of its existence. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.

191023
Approving the Petition to establish the Linwood Square Shopping Center Community Improvement District; establishing the Linwood Square Shopping Center Community Improvement District, generally located between 30th street to the north, Linwood Boulevard to the south, Prospect Avenue to the west and Montgall to the east in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Approving the Petition to establish the Linwood Square Shopping Center Community Improvement District; establishing the Linwood Square Shopping Center Community Improvement District, generally located between 30th street to the north, Linwood Boulevard to the south, Prospect Avenue to the west and Montgall to the east in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development. There was a public hearing prior to discussion and voting on this ordinance. Donald Maxwell, Attorney to the developer, spoke to this ordinance. This District has been declared blighted supported by Ordinance 190524. The District will continue to exist and function for a period of 40 years. The revenues generated within the District will be used for the benefit of those within the District by assisting in the construction of certain public and private improvements. It is intended that the improvements will remediate existing blighting conditions within the District. The estimated costs for the District Services are approximately $169,00 over 5 years.
Ayes: 4 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington
Nays: 0

191025
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the Acting City Manager to engage in a process to develop a system to track the performance of tax and other economic incentives; determine economic development priorities for each respective Council District; coordinate the integration of GO Bond projects, tax and other economic incentives, and the City’s five-year capital improvements program to ensure the maximum leverage of any public investment; and to report back to the City Council within 90 days.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/8/2020)"
Directing the Acting City Manager to engage in a process to create a comprehensive economic development strategic plan, to develop a system to track the performance of tax and other economic incentives, determine economic development priorities for each respective Council District, coordinate the integration of GO Bond projects, tax and other economic incentives, and the City’s five-year capital improvements program to ensure the maximum leverage of any public investment, and to report back to the City Council within 90 days. ** At the request of Councilman Barnes, this item will be held until Wednesday, December 18th 2019. **

191026
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 74, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Kansas City Redevelopment Ordinance”, by enacting a new Article VII entitled “Notice Procedures” and a new Section 74-300 requiring certain notices to impacted taxing jurisdictions.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/8/2020)"
Amending Chapter 74, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Kansas City Redevelopment Ordinance”, by enacting a new Article VII entitled “Pre-Submission Procedures” and a new Section 74-300 requiring pre-submission review by impacted taxing jurisdictions. This item is held on the agenda until Wednesday January 8th 2020

190514
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88, the Zoning and Development Code, Section 88-445-14-B.5. Outdoor Advertising Signs, Legal Nonconforming Outdoor Advertising Signs to allow certain existing legal nonconforming signs to be altered by installing electronic or digital display, in conjunction with removal of existing signs; reducing the contingent appropriation in the amount of $1,000.00; appropriating $1,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund for the purpose of notifying neighborhood associations registered with the City about this ordinance; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date . (CD-CPC-2019-00101)


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION AS A SUBSTITUTE"
Amending Chapter 88, the Zoning and Development Code, Section 88-445-15-B.5. Outdoor Advertising Signs, Legal Nonconforming Outdoor Advertising Signs to allow certain existing legal nonconforming signs to be altered by installing electronic or digital display, in conjunction with removal of existing signs. Patricia Knolls, City Planning, provided a presentation to this ordinance. This ordinance is proposed by Outfront Media. Outfront Media owns approximately 384 of the total 538 billboards registered with the city. The conversion of signage will be in conjunction with removal of existing signage at a 7 to 1 ratio. The removal of 7 square feet of existing sign area would allow conversion of 1 square feet of existing sign area to electronic or digital display. Many of the signs to be removed are located within or near residential areas or along neighborhood commercial corridors. No digital conversion shall be permitted along I-49 or that portion of 71 highway located south of I-70, within an R zoning classification or within 250 ft of any improvement wholly occupied as residential. It shall not be permitted toward and within 500 ft of any residential unit located in an R zoning classification or within 1400 ft of an existing electronic or digital outdoor advertising sign on the same side of the interstate highway. Mrs. Knoll provided the permit process for removal and conversion of these signs. There were multiple public testimony opposed to this ordinance as they provided supporting documentation as to why they are in opposition. A digital copy of this presentation and documents from constituents can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 4 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington
Nays: 0

190889
(Sub.)
Approving the Petition, as amended, to establish the Romanelli Shops Community Improvement District; establishing the Romanelli Shops Community Improvement District, generally located at the southwest corner of the intersection of W. Gregory Boulevard and Wornall Road in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Approving the Petition, as amended, to establish the Romanelli Shops Community Improvement District; establishing the Romanelli Shops Community Improvement District, generally located at the southwest corner of the intersection of W. Gregory Boulevard and Wornall Road in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development. Claude Page, City Planning, spoke to this ordinance. A public hearing was held on this ordinance prior to voting on this ordinance. This District will continue to exist and function for a period of 40 years. The revenues generated in this District will be used to benefit those within the District by assisting in the construction of certain public and private improvements. It is intended that the improvements will remediate existing blighting conditions within the District. The estimated costs for the District Services are approximately $2,497,000 over five years.
Ayes: 3 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler
Nays: 1 - Ellington

190926
Approving the Fourth Amendment to the Antioch Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Approving the Fourth Amendment to the Antioch Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan. Cathleen Flournoy, EDCKC, provided a presentation to this ordinance. This amendment modifies the Plan by modifying the budget of Redevelopment Project Costs , the development schedule and the sources and use. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 4 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington
Nays: 0

190953
(Sub.)
Amending various sections of Chapter 18, “Buildings and Building Regulations,” and Chapter 64, “Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places,” for the purpose of establishing and regulating parklets and street cafes and delegating the authority to administer sidewalk café permits, street café permits, and parklet permits to the director of public works.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
– Amending various sections of Chapter 18, “Buildings and Building Regulations,” and Chapter 64, “Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places,” for the purpose of establishing and regulating parklets and street cafes and delegating the authority to administer sidewalk café permits, street café permits, and parklet permits to the director of public works. Chad Thompson, Public Works, provided a presentation to this ordinance. This ordinance creates a permitting process for the implementation of parklets and street cafes. A parklet is an outdoor facility located within city right-of-way which is permitted by the city to be managed by the adjacent property owner as a public space. A street café is an outdoor dining facility located with areas used for on-street parking which is permitted by the city to be utilized by the immediately adjacent property owner or tenant for outdoor dining as an extension of the owner’s or tenant’s operations. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office
Ayes: 3 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler
Nays: 1 - Ellington

190972
Approving the Midtown Affordable Housing PIEA General Development Plan on approximately 469 acres generally located south of 30th Street and north of Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard, west of Gillham Road and west of Pennsylvania Avenue, and declaring said area to be blighted and in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (12/18/2019)"
This ordinance approves the Midtown Affordable Housing PIEA General Development Plan on approximately 469 acres. This plan is located south of 30th Street and north of Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard, west of Gillham Road and west of Pennsylvania Avenue, and declaring said area to be blighted and in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation. Jamie Hickey, City Planning, provided a presentation to this ordinance. This plan comprises of 1,587 parcels and includes 22 pre-existing incentive areas. The abatement for these projects within the plan are propose to not exceed 10 years at 100% abatement and 15 years at 50% abatement. Redevelopment projects must conform to the corresponding development plan approved by the City. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 3 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler
Nays: 1 - Ellington

190973
Approving the East Village PIEA General Development Plan on approximately 24 acres generally bounded by East 8th Street on the north, East 12th Street on the south, Cherry Street on the west, and Interstate-70 on the east, and declaring said area to be blighted and in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Planned Industrial Expansion Law; and authorizing tax abatement.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
This ordinance approves the East Village PIEA General Development Plan on approximately 24 acres bounded by East 8th Street on the north, East 12th Street on the south, Cherry Street on the west, and Interstate-70 on the east. This will declare said area to be blighted and in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Planned Industrial Expansion Law while authorizing tax abatement. Jamie Hickey, City Planning, provided a presentation to this ordinance. This area is comprised of 38 tax parcels on about 24 acres. Within the planning area 4.89 acres are unimproved land, 10.33 acres are used for surface parking lots and there are two properties listed on the National Register for Historic Places. The entire Plan area lies within the Paseo Gateway/Northeast Opportunity Zone and the majority of the Planning Area has been included in 6 previous redevelopment plans since 1956. Abatement for projects within the redevelopment area is proposed to utilize Chapter 100 and Chapter 353. Specific projects will trigger specific incentive terms to be finalized at a later date. David Macoubrie, Executive Director of Planning Industrial Expansion Authority (PIEA) presented a Blight Study presentation. A digital copy of both presentations can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 4 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington
Nays: 0
 
 1. There may be general discussion regarding current Neighborhood Planning and Development issues.
 
 2. Closed Session • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 1 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss legal matters, litigation, or privileged communications with attorneys; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 2 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss real estate; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsections 3 and 13 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss personnel matters; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 9 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss employee labor negotiations; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 11 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss specifications for competitive bidding; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 12 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss sealed bids or proposals; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 17 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss confidential or privileged communications with auditors.
 
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