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Last Published: 12/8/2006 3:20:36 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - KEN BACCHUS, JIM GLOVER, MARY WILLIAMS-NEAL, ED FORD
 

981101
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0172, rezoning an area of approximately 62.72 acres generally located on the north side of Missouri Highway 291, approximately 2,500 feet west of Interstate 35, from District R-1aa (One-Family Dwellings, Low Density) to District R-2b (Two-Family Dwellings). (12167-P)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Ordinance 981101 and 981102 are companion cases. Eric Jensen, City Development gave an overview of both ordinances. Ordinance 981101 is a request to rezone approximately 63 acres. Ordinance 981102 is a request for a Community Unit Project (CUP) for 396 multi family units. A revised legal description was submitted. Ryan Long, showed the committee how the project is to be implemented into the FOCUS plan. A new legal description was presented on the ordinance. Mike Burke, Attorney, presented a substitute plan which grants two driveway easements for the two parcels. There is an error in the legal description that needs to be corrected. Mr. Hisman expressed concerns regarding the density of the building, traffic issues Bacchus expressed concerns regarding the phases of the project.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

981102
(Sub.)
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 62.87 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of Missouri Highway 291, approximately 2,500 feet west of Interstate 35. (12167-CUP-1)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Committee recommended to hold ordinances for one week.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

981103
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0171, rezoning an area of approximately 9.3 acres generally located 1,400 feet west of N.E. Cookingham Road (Missouri Highway 291) at N.E. 104th Street from District R-3 (Low Density, Low Apartments) to District R-1a (One-Family Dwellings). (12136-P)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Carrie Flack, City Development gave an overview of the ordinances. Ordinance 981103 is a request to rezone 12.13 acres from district R3 to R1a which is a single family district to allow a development plan for an electrical substation. Ordinance 981104 is a Special Use for the electrical substation. The site development plan for the electrical substation consists of a 60 foot wide easement with an asphalt roadway extending west 1400 ft. from NE Cookingham Dr. The applicant is proposing a three row tier buffer to trees, row of redbuds, junipers white pines along the boundary of the property. The proposed request is to rezone, is in conformance with the area plan that has already been approved. Electrical substations are permitted uses in District R1a with the approval of a Special Use by City Council. Staff and City Plan Commission recommended approval. Councilman Bacchus stated that ordinance 981104 is to be recommended "Do Pass" and referred to Committee of the Whole for Business Session.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

981104
Approving a Special Use Permit for an electrical substation in District R-1a (One-Family Dwellings) for an approximately 9.3 acre tract of land generally located 1,400 feet west of N.E. Cookingham Road (Missouri Highway 291) at N.E. 104th Street. (12136-SU-1)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
See comments for ordinance 981103.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

981123
Accepting various easements and deeds in Jackson, Clay and Platte Counties; releasing various easements in Jackson and Clay Counties; and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Lee Dixson, Public Works Department stated this is the monthly easement ordinance submitted by Public Works Department. Staff recommended approval of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

981155
RESOLUTION - Approving the reappointments of Kyle Kelly, John Perucca, Brian Hamilton and Joe Speyer as members of the Board of Commissioners to administer the Westport Special Business District.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Gabriel Okafor, City Development testified on behalf of the resolution, giving a thorough explanation. Committee recommended approval.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

981157
Authorizing execution of a Second Amended Cooperative Agreement with the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, increasing the contract amount by $360,000.00 for a total contract amount of $1,430,607.00, for the construction of certain public improvements in the Mt. Cleveland Project area; and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Bob Langenkamp, City Development, stated the ordinance will authorize City Planning & Development to execute an amendment cooperative agreement with the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority (PIEA). The agreement is for a number of public improvements in the Mount Cleveland residential area. Committee recommended approval of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

981158
Approving the development plan submitted by the Good Apple Redevelopment Corporation on a tract of land generally located at 5332 Norton Avenue; declaring the area included in such plan to be a blighted area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals and welfare; authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with the Good Apple Redevelopment Corporation; and authorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Carrie Flack, City Development gave an overview of the ordinance. The ordinance is an application by the Good Apple Redevelopment Cooperation for the twenty-six 353 development plan. The property is located at 5332 Norton which is currently vacant and the house is proposed to be rehabilitated. Committee recommended approval of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

981159
Vacating that part of the northwesterly 20.0 feet of N. Montclair Avenue lying between N.W. Roanridge Road (I-29) and N.W. 78th Street, all in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri. (1301-V)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Virginia Walsh, City Development gave an overview of the ordinance. Committee recommended approval.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980817
(Sub.)
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District GP-6 (Low Density Residential Uses) on approximately a 1,223 acre tract of land generally bounded by N.W. 108th Street on the north, Green Hills Road on the east, Tiffany Springs Road on the south and N.W. Skyview Avenue on the west. (10647-GP-3 and 10647-GP-5)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Jim Bowers Attorney, stated they are still in the process of completing the drawings for the project. Committee recommended to hold ordinance for two weeks.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980818
Amending the General Development and Land Use Plan, Kansas City International Airport, as amended, by changing the land use designation from low density residential uses to regional business uses for an approximately 38.3 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of Tiffany Springs Parkway, approximately 2,000 feet east of N.W. Skyview Avenue. (247-S-56)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Jim Bowers Attorney, stated they are still in the process of completing the drawings for the project. Committee recommended to hold ordinance for two weeks.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980819
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0151, rezoning an area of approximately 38.3 acres generally located on the north side of Tiffany Springs Parkway, approximately 1600 feet east of N.W. Skyview Avenue, from District GP-6 (Low Density Residential Uses) to District GP-3 (Regional Business Uses), and approving a development plan for the same. (10647-GP-4)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Jim Bowers Attorney, stated they are still in the process of completing the drawings for the project. Committee recommended to hold ordinance for two weeks.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

981135
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 60, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, by repealing Sections 60-301 through 60-305; enacting a new Chapter 63, Storm Water Management; amending Chapter 18, by repealing Sections 18-2, 18-9, 18-12, 18-19 and 18-51 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter; amending Chapter 62, by repealing Section 62-12 and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter all dealing with erosion, sediment control and storm water management; and establishing an effective date.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
A committee substitute was submitted on the ordinance. Stan Harris Public Works Department introduced the committee that worked with him regarding the ordinance: Greg Franzen, Codes Administration, Iris Stiller, Neighborhood and Community Services Department & Greg Brady, Environmental Management. For over a year the city has been trying to get an ordinance into place. In an effort to improve the City's administration of land disturbance activities, the proposed changes will include the following: 1. Definition of departmental roles and responbilities as they relate to erosion and sediment control; 2. Establish a new permit for land disturbance activities and supporting regulations for administration implementation and enforcement; 3. Allow the Director of Codes Administration to require erosion and sediment control measures associated with building permits and have the ability to refuse inspection request or issue a stop work order for failure to install or maintain erosion and sediment control measures and 4. Requiring erosion and sediment control measures and a site disturbance permit for land disturbance activities related to clearing and grubbing. The ordinance will also establish a new Chapter 63 Storm Water Management which will make changes to Section 18-2, 18-9, 18-12, 18-19, 18-51 and 62.12. The ordinance will go into effect on February 1, 1999. Councilman Ford asked if the ordinance was modeled after a particular jurisdiction. Stan answered Mr. Ford's question. Concerns citizens expressed their concerns regarding the siltation ordinance, whether in favor or opposition.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0
 
 There will be a closed session to discuss a Real Estate Transaction pursuant to RSMo Section 610.021.