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Last Published: 7/6/2017 8:30:37 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:3 - SCOTT TAYLOR, LEE BARNES JR., QUINTON LUCAS
Excused:2 - HEATHER HALL, KATHERYN SHIELDS
 

170413
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to Accept Redevelopment Contract Proposal submitted by Arterra, LLC for the development of a multi-story, mixed-use building within the Arterra21/2100 Wyandotte Urban Renewal Area


RECEIVED AND FILED

Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas
Nays: 0

170415
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to Accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by KCI Hospitalty LLC for Redevelopment of the Air World Ambassador Hotels PIEA Project in the Air World PIEA Area.


RECEIVED AND FILED

Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas
Nays: 0

170416
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Kansas City International Community Improvement District (KCICID) regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2018.


RECEIVED AND FILED

Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas
Nays: 0

170409
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area of approximately 1.5 acres generally located at the southwest corner of Westport Road and Holly Street, extending to the west side of Mercier Street, from District B3-2 to District MPD, and approving a development plan that allows for gasoline and fuel sales. (14730-MPD).


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (6/28/2017)"

Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas
Nays: 0

170423
(Sub.)
Estimating and appropriating $253,411.99 in the Strategic Neighborhoods Fund from proceeds to be received from the LCRA; designating requisitioning authority; authorizing an amendment to a contract with the LCRA; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Claude Page, City Planning and Development, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. This ordinance would amend a $1,000,000 agreement with the LCRA for infrastructure construction in the Columbus Park neighborhood, to add $253,411.99. The work has been completed, and the additional funds will come from the LCRA's sale of Columbus Park properties. In the meantime, the LCRA received a repayment of $171,867.32 in CDBG funds, which it used, as a partial construction payment. The remainder of construction funds owed, $81,544.67, will be advanced to the LCRA from the Strategic Neighborhoods Fund. Upon completion of property sales, the LCRA will pay $253,411.99 to the City, to repay the CDBG funds and the Strategic Neighborhoods Fund. A sales contract has been approved by the LCRA and purchaser, Columbus Park Developers.
Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas
Nays: 0

170424
Accepting and approving the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Third Amendment to the Antioch Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Kathleen Flourny, Economic Development Commission, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. The Third Amendment to the Plan provides for (A) modifications to the boundary and legal description of the Redevelopment Area, (B) modifications to the description of public improvements contemplated by the Redevelopment Plan, (C) a modification to the stated most recent equalized assessed value of the Redevelopment Area, and (D) modifications to the Budget of Redevelopment Project Costs. The Third Amendment to the Plan does not alter the previous required statutory findings made by the TIF Commission.
Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas
Nays: 0

170426
Approving the petition to establish the Twin Creeks Center Community Improvement District; establishing the Twin Creeks Center Community Improvement, generally located at the northwest corner of N.W. Barry Road and U.S. Highway 169 in Clay County, Kansas City, Missouri; determining the Twin Creeks Center Community Improvement District to be a blighted area; determining that certain actions are reasonably anticipated to remediate blighting conditions and will serve a public purpose; requiring the annual submission of certain records; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the Twin Creeks Center Community Improvement District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Jim Hedstrom, City Planning and Development, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. The District has the powers and authority to impose a sales tax in an amount not to exceed one percent (1.00%) upon all eligible retail sales within the District. The District shall continue to exist for a period of thirty(30) years . The revenues generated from the sales tax will be used for the benefit of those within the District by providing funding for parking lot repairs, lighting, tenant finish, roof repairs and facade repairs in order to remediate the blighted conditions within the District. A determination of blight is required.
Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas
Nays: 0

170431
Authorizing condemnation and taking of private property interests in fee simple for public use, in the vicinity of 63rd Street, between Euclid Avenue and Park Avenue, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; receiving evidence of blight, substandard and insanitary conditions; making a determination of economic and social blight; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations by the City Planning and Development Department; consenting to the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; and authorizing the City Clerk to cause this ordinance to be recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Claude Page, City Planning and Development, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. Considering the economic blight evidence presented by staff regarding the properties herein described and that said properties are hereby declared an economic and social blight on the City of Kansas City, Missouri. The three properties, located near 63rd Street and Prospect, are hereby authorized condemned and taken to clear blight in and upon the land herein described for redevelopment, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri. The property, after being condemned for the purpose of blight clearance, shall be made available by Kansas City for redevelopment.
Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas
Nays: 0

170432
RESOLUTION - Amending the Martin City Area Land Use Plan by changing the recommended land use on about 1.5 acres, in an area generally located at the west side of Holmes Road, approximately 530 feet south of E. Blue Ridge Boulevard from residential medium density to mixed-use neighborhood. (212-S-16)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Olofu Agbaji, City Planning and Development, gave the staff report on the Resolution. it was noted that this is a companion to Ordinance 170435. The proposed rezoning and development plan would require amending the Area Plan to recommend Mixed Use Neighborhood on the eastern half of the parcel (the Residential Low Density recommendation on the western half would remain). Since the adoption of the Martin City Area Plan, the QuikTrip to the north of the parcel has expanded southward, Volleyball Beach to the east added an air-dome to allow year-round play, FishTech Labs is constructing a headquarters south less than a quarter mile to the south, the Martin City Event Space opened in a renovated building on the northwest corner of 135th Street and Holmes Rd, and the City is currently conducting a study for improvements along Holmes Rd from Minor Drive to 137th Street.
Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas
Nays: 0

170433
Estimating revenue and appropriating $1,117,642.00 in the HOME Investment Fund; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute contracts, financing agreements, and loan documents from the HOME Investment Fund with various entities for construction of affordable multi-family and single-family housing units; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Stuart Bullington, Neighborhhods and Housing Services, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. This ordinance authorizes the Director of NHS Dept. to enter into contracts for two multifamily projects ,single family, duplex housing with federal HOME funds. The projects are: - Pendleton ArtsBlock - Choice Housing Project - 38 units - Century Apartments - Choice Housing Project - 57 units - Single family homes at Monarch Manor - 3 homes and - Ivanhoe 39th St Gateway Phase II - 6 homeowner units
Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas
Nays: 0

170434
RESOLUTION - Approving the Blue Ridge Area Plan as a guide for the future development, redevelopment, and public investment within the area generally bounded by 23rd Street Trafficway on the north, Independence and Raytown city limits on the east, 87th Street on the south and the Blue River and Interstate 435 Highway on the west; amending the Sports Complex Area Plan and Eastwood Hills Neighborhood Plan by deleting the portions of the plans covered by the Blue Ridge Area Plan; and repealing and replacing the Winchester Land Use and Development Plan, the 350 Highway/Blue Parkway Corridor Plan and the Eastgate Land Use and Development Plan. (746-S, 101-S-16, 734-S-3, 630-S-2, 667-S-2. 568-S-5)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Angela Eley, City Planning and Development, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. In May 2016, the City Planning and Development Department began a planning process to prepare the Blue Ridge Area Plan. The plan was prepared primarily by the City Planning Dept. staff with some consultant assistance provided by ETC for a survey of area residents. The planning process included 2 public meetings, 7 steering/technical committee meetings, and a website www.kcmomentum.org, which provided additional opportunity for public engagement through idea submission. The Plan Goals support the Vision Statement of the plan and are the core action components of the plan. These are the most important goals to accomplish the plan Vision and are the guiding framework for the detailed recommendations 1. LIVABLE 2. SUSTAINABLE 3. CONNECTED 4. THRIVING
Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas
Nays: 0

170435
Rezoning a 1.5 acre tract of land generally located on the west side of Holmes Road, approximately 530 feet south of E. Blue Ridge Boulevard, from District R-7.5 to District B1-1, and approving a development plan to allow for a commercial development. (4364-P-9 & 4364-P-10).


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Olofu Agbaji, City Planning and Development, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. it was noted that this is a companion to Resolution 170432. The proposed rezoning and development plan would require amending the Area Plan to recommend Mixed Use Neighborhood on the eastern half of the parcel (the Residential Low Density recommendation on the western half would remain). Since the adoption of the Martin City Area Plan, the QuikTrip to the north of the parcel has expanded southward, Volleyball Beach to the east added an air-dome to allow year-round play, FishTech Labs is constructing a headquarters south less than a quarter mile to the south, the Martin City Event Space opened in a renovated building on the northwest corner of 135th Street and Holmes Rd, and the City is currently conducting a study for improvements along Holmes Rd from Minor Drive to 137th Street.
Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas
Nays: 0

170358
(Sub.)
Finding and determining the Emanuel Cleaver II Senior Living Facility at 7620 East 79th Street shall provide a public benefit to the City by meeting a demonstrated affordable housing need, providing housing for low-income persons and families, and leveraging tax credit funding from the State of Missouri; and authorizing one hundred percent, real property tax abatement for a period of twenty-five years, subject to payments-in-lieu of taxes as set forth herein, pursuant to Section 9 of Second Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 160383, as amended.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Vice Chair Barnes informed the Committee that the Committee Substitute removes the 'up to 100 percent' language' included in the original ordinance.
Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas
Nays: 0

170360
Amending Chapter 88, Zoning and Development Code, through revisions, clarifications, and other administrative changes throughout the chapter in accordance with the Zoning & Development Code periodic review. (254-S-325)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Patty Noll, City Planning and Development, gave the staff report on the Ordinance.
Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas
Nays: 0
 
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