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Last Published: 10/17/2018 8:54:12 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:5 - SCOTT TAYLOR, LEE BARNES JR., HEATHER HALL, QUINTON LUCAS, KATHERYN SHIELDS
 

180747
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by Anne Garney for redevelopment of the 1920 Wyandotte, Unit 5 Project in the Crossroads Art PIEA Area.


RECEIVED AND FILED

Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas, Shields
Nays: 0

180749
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by Carbondale Apartment Group, LLC and Crossroads East, LLC for Redevelopment of the 1612-1616 Grand Project in the Crossroads PIEA Area.


RECEIVED AND FILED

Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas, Shields
Nays: 0
 
 Beginning of consent items

180741
Approving the plat of NP Northland Park Industrial, Second Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 49.19 acres generally located on the north side of 210 Highway, between N. Pleasant Avenue on the east and N. Norfleet Road on the west, creating 1 lot for the purpose of an industrial use and 1 tract for the purpose of storm water detention; 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. (SD0550K)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"

Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas, Shields
Nays: 0

180758
Approving the plat of CVS Skyport First Plat, an addition in Platte County, Missouri, on approximately 68.55 acres generally located at N.W. 106th Terrace and N. Congress Avenue, creating 1 lot for a commercial use purpose; 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-2018-01194)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"

Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas, Shields
Nays: 0
 
 End of consent items

180746
Approving a major amendment to a development plan on approximately 40.0 acres generally located east of N. Ambassador Avenue, south of Interstate 435, and north of N.W. Cookingham Drive, to allow development of a vehicle parking facility in District B3-3. (12285-P-6)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Patty Noll, City Planning Department, provided the staff presentation for this ordinance. This ordinance approves a major amendment to a development plan on approximately 40.0 acres generally located east of N. Ambassador Avenue, south of Interstate 435, and north of N.W. Cookingham Drive, to allow development of a vehicle parking facility in District B3-3. This plan proposes construction of a 2,625 space surface lot, to provide parking for visitors to KCI.
Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Shields
Nays: 0

180748
Approving the Thirteenth Amendment to the 11th Street Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Heather Brown, Tax Increment Financing Commission (TIF), provided the staff report for this ordinance. This ordinance approves the Thirteenth Amendment to the 11th Street Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan. This is the final part of this TIF project.
Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Shields
Nays: 0

180760
(Sub.)
Vacating several plats generally located on the north and south sides of Stadium Drive between Interstate 435 to the west and Interstate 70 to the east; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (CD-ROW-2018-00112)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Zach Nelson, City Planning Department, provided the staff report for this ordinance. This ordinance vacates several plats generally located on the north and south sides of Stadium Drive between Interstate 435 to the west and Interstate 70 to the east. The subject site is currently undeveloped and is located on the north and south sides of Stadium Drive in between I-435 to the west and I-70 to the east. The applicant is proposing to vacate existing plats on the property, which today are essentially “paper plats”. The vacation of the plats will allow for potential future development of the site.
Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Shields
Nays: 0

180761
Rezoning an area of approximately 1.5 acres generally located at the northeast corner of Booth Avenue and E. U.S. 40 Highway from District B3-2 to District B4-1. (14939-P)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Zach Nelson, City Planning Department, provided the staff report for this ordinance. This ordinance rezones an area of approximately 1.5 acres generally located at the northeast corner of Booth Avenue and E. U.S. 40 Highway from District B3-2 to District B4-1. Rezoning is needed for to allow auto sales.
Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Shields
Nays: 0

180762
(Sub.)
Vacating a portion of Woodland Avenue from the north right-of-way line of Independence Boulevard to the south right-of-way line of Brownell Avenue and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (CD-ROW-2018-00111)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"

Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Shields
Nays: 0

180763
Vacating a portion of right-of-way from the east right-of-way line of Prospect Avenue to its terminus approximately 60 feet to the east and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (CD-ROW-2018-00110)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Zach Nelson, City Planning Department, provided the staff report for this ordinance. This ordinance is a proposed vacation in an undeveloped portion of land located in between Bruce R. Watkins Highway to the north and east and Prospect Avenue to the west. The proposed vacation site is not currently developed and the adjacent properties to the immediate north and south are also undeveloped. The adjoining properties were acquired from the State of Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission. This portion was not needed for Bruce R. Watkins Highway and was subsequently sold.
Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Shields
Nays: 0

180764
Rezoning an area of approximately 0.25 acres generally located at the southwest corner of W. 9th Street and Broadway Boulevard from District DC-15 to District UR, and approving a development plan to allow for the construction of a new hotel. (CD-CPC-2018-00139)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Zach Nelson, City Planning Department, provided the staff report for this ordinance. This ordinance approves rezoning and a development plan to allow for the construction of a 13-story hotel, consisting of 111,856 square feet. The hotel will provide 153 rooms. The building footprint will be built up to the property lines. No parking will be provided for the hotel. The hotel will be known as the “Hyatt House Hotel”. The ground floor will include the hotel lobby as well as commercial uses. The hotel will also include additional amenities including a fitness/spa area, two restaurants, business areas and a rooftop patio.
Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Shields
Nays: 0

180770
Rezoning approximately 1.91 acres generally located at 6410 Paseo from District R-1.5 to District UR, and approving a development plan to allow development of an 82 unit multi family structure. (14968-UR)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Patty Noll, City Planning Department, provided the staff report for this ordinance. This plan proposes construction of an infill, 82 unit multi-family residential structures fronting onto Blue Hills Road/The Paseo. The development is to be age-restricted with, per Federal Housing Administration provisions, 80% of the residents to be age 60 or older.
Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Shields
Nays: 0

180778
Approving the Petition to establish the Linwood Shopping Center Community Improvement District; establishing the Linwood Shopping Center Community Improvement District, generally located at the northwest corner of Prospect Avenue and Linwood Boulevard in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; authorizing the City Manager to cast a ballot in support of a sales tax; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Brian Rabineau, Law Department, provided the staff report for this ordinance. This ordinance establishes the Linwood Shopping Center Community Improvement District; generally located at the northwest corner of Prospect Avenue and Linwood Boulevard, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.
Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Shields
Nays: 0

180779
Rezoning about 157 acres generally located on the west side of I-435, between E. Gregory Boulevard on the north and Oldham Road on the south, from District R-7.5 to District R-80. (14960-P)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Patty Noll, City Planning Department, provided the staff report for this ordinance. This plan rezones about 157 acres generally located on the west side of I-435, between E. Gregory Boulevard on the north and Oldham Road on the south, from District R-7.5 to District R-80.
Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Shields
Nays: 0

180780
Approving a development plan in District M1-5 amending a previously approved development plan on approximately a 1.8 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of E. 75th Street and Prospect Avenue to allow for the construction of a transit mobility hub. (8489-P-6)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/17/2018)"

Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas, Shields
Nays: 0

170962
(Sub.)
Adopting the “Revive the East Side” initiative by establishing policies with respect to incentivizing redevelopment on the East Side of Kansas City, Missouri through the creation of the East Side Investment Zone and programs to be implemented therein, including the Reinvestment in Economic Growth Program; further amending certain provisions of Second Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 160383, As Amended, and Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 140031, As Amended, to implement such policies with regards to the contribution of certain tax revenues and the role of financial return analyses in analyzing such projects; authorizing the extension of longer and deeper real property tax abatement pursuant to the Enhanced Enterprise Zone program with respect to certain defined corridors within the East Side Investment Zone for the purpose of fostering job creation; directing the City Manager to take certain actions with respect to engaging the EDC for the purposes of formulating and proposing a development plan under the Urban Redevelopment Corporations Law for the purpose of remediating any blight determined to exist through the revitalization of housing within the East Side Investment Zone; directing the City Manager to identify a source of funding for a $10,000,000 home improvement fund; directing the City Manager to cause an umbrella neighborhood organization to be incorporated if found necessary; directing the City Manager to develop a plan for combating gentrification within a defined area; directing the City Manager to establish a pilot program in the East Side Investment Zone for the purpose of reducing illegal dumping; changing the name of The Paseo to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and directing the City Manager to identify potential funding of up to $750,000 for such purposes; directing the City Manager to streamline the application process for projects in the East Side Investment Zone and to cause the City Planning Department to implement concierge services with respect to projects in the East Side Investment Zone; appropriating the sum of $3,000,000 for the purposes of funding the preservation or reconstruction of certain dangerous buildings; directing the City Manager to report back to the City Council on certain matters; directing the City Clerk to deliver a copy of this ordinance to the State Director of Economic Development; and providing for a ten-year sunset on the provisions of this ordinance.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A SECOND COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Adopting the “Revive the East Side” initiative by establishing policies with respect to incentivizing redevelopment on the East Side of Kansas City, Missouri through the creation of the East Side Investment Zone and programs to be implemented therein, including the Reinvestment in Economic Growth Program; further amending certain provisions of Second Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 160383, As Amended, and Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 140031, As Amended, to implement such policies with regards to the contribution of certain tax revenues and the role of financial return analyses in analyzing such projects; authorizing the extension of longer and deeper real property tax abatement pursuant to the Enhanced Enterprise Zone program with respect to certain defined corridors within the East Side Investment Zone for the purpose of fostering job creation; directing the City Manager to take certain actions with respect to engaging the EDC for the purposes of formulating and proposing a development plan under the Urban Redevelopment Corporations Law for the purpose of remediating any blight determined to exist through the revitalization of housing within the East Side Investment Zone; directing the City Manager to identify a source of funding for a $10,000,000 home improvement fund; directing the City Manager to cause an umbrella neighborhood organization to be incorporated if found necessary; directing the City Manager to develop a plan for combating gentrification within a defined area; directing the City Manager to establish a pilot program in the East Side Investment Zone for the purpose of reducing illegal dumping; changing the name of The Paseo to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and directing the City Manager to identify potential funding of up to $750,000 for such purposes; directing the City Manager to streamline the application process for projects in the East Side Investment Zone and to cause the City Planning Department to implement concierge services with respect to projects in the East Side Investment Zone; appropriating the sum of $3,000,000 for the purposes of funding the preservation or reconstruction of certain dangerous buildings; directing the City Manager to report back to the City Council on certain matters; directing the City Clerk to deliver a copy of this ordinance to the State Director of Economic Development; and providing for a ten-year sunset on the provisions of this ordinance. Two 2nd Committee Sub were presented from Councilmember Taylor and Lucas. There was discussion on bringing those 2 subs together. Councilman Lucas, stated that he wanted to make sure that this ordinance aligns with the census tract of the city to ensure that distressed areas will be positively impacted by this ordinance. Councilwoman Shields, stated that she wanted the City Manager to look into a funding source that would help with the cost of rehabbing housing that were set to be demolished. This would help to retain housing in the city. There was additional discussion on the following: minimum wage and gentrification. Public testimony in favor of this ordinance as subsituted includes: Rev. Sam Mann, Karen Curls, Manny Arbaruca, Dr. Howard, Nancy Simons, John Sharp, Rev. Ted Sample, Albert Anderson, Pat Clark, Cheryl Vicker/Bickers. Other public testimony that did not express support or opposition but had other concerns and questions about this ordinance were: Rev. Ester Holzendorf, Rachel Riley, Rev. Carmen Williams and Mr. Davis,
Ayes: 5 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas, Shields
Nays: 0

180469
(Sub.)
Establishing a supplemental funding source for the Kansas City Water Services Customer Assistance Program.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"

180570
Amending Chapter 18, Code of Ordinances, entitled Buildings and Building Regulations, by repealing Sections 18-19 and 18-21 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like numbers and subject matters for the purpose of addressing the impact of any new regulations on previously issued permits and establishing parameters for re-inspections.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/17/2018)"

Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Shields
Nays: 0

180687
Approving the Petition to establish the Truman Plaza Community Improvement District; establishing the Truman Plaza Community Improvement District generally located on the north and south sides of Truman Road, commencing on the south side of Truman Road with Highland Lot 8 and continuing east along Truman Road to Winchester Avenue and continuing west along Truman Road to White Avenue 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. ***This will be held until after there is a final public hearing in Business Session. It will be heard in Committee on October 24th.***


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/24/2018)"

Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas, Shields
Nays: 0

180709
Approving the plat of Lakes at Hunters Glen – First Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 20.47 acres generally located at N.E. Pawpaw Drive and N. Windsor Avenue, creating 49 lots for the purpose of constructing single family homes and 3 tracts for the purpose of private open space (retention), BMP and a pump station; 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. (SD1057B)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"

Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Lucas, Shields
Nays: 0
 
 1. There may be general discussion regarding current Planning, Zoning and Economic Development issues.
 
 2. Pursuant to the following subsections of Section 610.021 of the Revised Statutes (1) legal matters, litigation, or privileged communications with attorneys of Missouri, there may be a closed session to discuss: 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.
 
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