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Last Published: 12/6/2006 12:02:13 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:2 - ED FORD, TROY NASH
Excused:2 - BONNIE COOPER, MARY WILLIAMS-NEAL
 

020148
Declaring the area of approximately 4 acres generally located at 2718-20 E. Linwood Boulevard through 3200-16 E. Linwood Boulevard to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the Gotham Apartments Urban Renewal Plan.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Patricia Jensen, Assistant City Attorney, stated that ordinance 020148 deals with the Urban Renewal Plan for Gotham Apartments. Ordinance 020160 is recommending the Gotham Apartments as a historic landmark, 020161 is recommending the Aurora Apartments as a historic landmark and 020162 is recommending the Linwood Boulevard Colonnaded as a historic landmark. Larry Stice, City Planning & Development Department, showed the committee an outlined of the Urban Renewal Plan which is about four acres and consist of property which fronts on the north side of Linwood west of Chestnut, east of Benton and Walrond. The purpose of the request is to propose renovation of the Gotham Apartment Building. The applicant is requesting Chapter 99 tax abatement of the renovation of the buildings. The plan's blight study cites poor structural maintenance, deteriorated sidewalks and damaged interior conditions. City Plan Commission recommended approval with certain conditions. Councilman Nash requested that the ordinances be held to allow himself and Councilwoman Neal to speak with the property owner.

020160
Designating Gotham Apartments, generally located at the northwest corner of E. Linwood Boulevard and Chestnut Avenue (2718-20 E. Linwood Boulevard), a historic landmark.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Patricia Jensen, Assistant City Attorney, stated that ordinance 020148 deals with the Urban Renewal Plan for Gotham Apartments. Ordinance 020160 is recommending the Gotham Apartments as a historic landmark, 020161 is recommending the Aurora Apartments as a historic landmark and 020162 is recommending the Linwood Boulevard Colonnaded as a historic landmark. Larry Stice, City Planning & Development Department, showed the committee an outlined of the Urban Renewal Plan which is about four acres and consist of property which fronts on the north side of Linwood west of Chestnut, east of Benton and Walrond. The purpose of the request is to propose renovation of the Gotham Apartment Building. The applicant is requesting Chapter 99 tax abatement of the renovation of the buildings. The plan's blight study cites poor structural maintenance, deteriorated sidewalks and damaged interior conditions. City Plan Commission recommended approval with certain conditions. Councilman Nash requested that the ordinances be held to allow himself and Councilwoman Neal to speak with the property owner.

020161
Designating Aurora Apartments, generally located at the northeast corner of E. Linwood Boulevard and Agnes Avenue (3012-14 E. Linwood Boulevard), a historic landmark.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Patricia Jensen, Assistant City Attorney, stated that ordinance 020148 deals with the Urban Renewal Plan for Gotham Apartments. Ordinance 020160 is recommending the Gotham Apartments as a historic landmark, 020161 is recommending the Aurora Apartments as a historic landmark and 020162 is recommending the Linwood Boulevard Colonnaded as a historic landmark. Larry Stice, City Planning & Development Department, showed the committee an outlined of the Urban Renewal Plan which is about four acres and consist of property which fronts on the north side of Linwood west of Chestnut, east of Benton and Walrond. The purpose of the request is to propose renovation of the Gotham Apartment Building. The applicant is requesting Chapter 99 tax abatement of the renovation of the buildings. The plan's blight study cites poor structural maintenance, deteriorated sidewalks and damaged interior conditions. City Plan Commission recommended approval with certain conditions. Councilman Nash requested that the ordinances be held to allow himself and Councilwoman Neal to speak with the property owner.

020162
Designating the Linwood Boulevard Colonnaded Apartments, generally located at the northeast corner of E. Linwood Boulevard and Walrond Avenue (3200-18 E. Linwood Boulevard), a historic landmark.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Patricia Jensen, Assistant City Attorney, stated that ordinance 020148 deals with the Urban Renewal Plan for Gotham Apartments. Ordinance 020160 is recommending the Gotham Apartments as a historic landmark, 020161 is recommending the Aurora Apartments as a historic landmark and 020162 is recommending the Linwood Boulevard Colonnaded as a historic landmark. Larry Stice, City Planning & Development Department, showed the committee an outlined of the Urban Renewal Plan which is about four acres and consist of property which fronts on the north side of Linwood west of Chestnut, east of Benton and Walrond. The purpose of the request is to propose renovation of the Gotham Apartment Building. The applicant is requesting Chapter 99 tax abatement of the renovation of the buildings. The plan's blight study cites poor structural maintenance, deteriorated sidewalks and damaged interior conditions. City Plan Commission recommended approval with certain conditions. Councilman Nash requested that the ordinances be held to allow himself and Councilwoman Neal to speak with the property owner.

020178
Accepting various easements and deeds in Jackson, Clay and Platte Counties; and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Dion Waldon, Public Works Department gave an overview of the ordinance. Committee recommended approval by placing ordinance on the consent docket.

020188
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0402, rezoning an area of approximately 12.92 acres generally located at 9400 N.W. Prairie View Road (on the west side of N.W. Prairie View Road, approximately 850 feet north of N.W. Tiffany Springs Road) from District GP-7 (General Planned Development District, Agricultural and Low Density Residential Uses) to District GP-3 (General Planned Development District, Regional Business), and approving a development plan for the same. (10251-GP-11)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Patty Noll, City Planning & Development Department, stated the rezoning is approximately 12.92 acres located at 9400 N.W. Prairie View Road north of N.W. Tiffany Springs Road. The site plan shows construction of a 93,975 sq. ft. auto mall to accommodate two dealerships for Volvo and Lexus. The site will also have two additional sites (buildings) to house a shared collision center and car wash. Mike Burke, Attorney, concurred with staff's recommendations and requested that the ordinance be approved.

020189
Amending the General Development and Land Use Plan, Longview Lake, as amended, by changing the land use designation from agricultural uses to residential, low density uses for an approximately 6.22 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of 139th Street and the prolongation of Horridge Road. (318-S-6)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Ordinances 020189 and 020190 are related cases. Ordinance 020189 will amend the Longview Lake Land Use Plan. Larry Stice, City Planning & Development Department, stated that ordinance 020190 is a request to rezone 6.22 acres to allow development of 11 single family residential lots. There are three conditions within the ordinance that are important: 1) dedication of right of way for improvements to the north half of 139th Street, because of the dedications it reduces the depth of the lots to about 150 ft. According to the subdivision regulations when there is a double fronted lot there's a minimum depth of 160 ft required. Therefore, a variance is granted; 2) developer will extend water mains as required by the Water Services Dept., or receive approval by the city through an agreement by Water Department to excess water from the City of Lee Summit and 3) dedication of 60 feet right of way of View High Drive and enter into an agreement @ $134.00 per front foot. A second committee substitute was submitted for ordinance 020190.

020190
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0403, rezoning an area of approximately 6.22 acres generally located at the northeast corner of 139th Street and the prolongation of Horridge Road from District GPA (General Planned Development District, Agricultural) to District GPR-1 (General Planned Development District, Residential, Low Density), and approving a development plan for the same. (12664-GP)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS SECOND COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Ordinances 020189 and 020190 are related cases. Ordinance 020189 will amend the Longview Lake Land Use Plan. Larry Stice, City Planning & Development Department, stated that ordinance 020190 is a request to rezone 6.22 acres to allow development of 11 single family residential lots. There are three conditions within the ordinance that are important: 1) dedication of right of way for improvements to the north half of 139th Street, because of the dedications it reduces the depth of the lots to about 150 ft. According to the subdivision regulations when there is a double fronted lot there's a minimum depth of 160 ft required. Therefore, a variance is granted; 2) developer will extend water mains as required by the Water Services Dept., or receive approval by the city through an agreement by Water Department to excess water from the City of Lee Summit and 3) dedication of 60 feet right of way of View High Drive and enter into an agreement @ $134.00 per front foot. A second committee substitute was submitted for ordinance 020190.

020191
RESOLUTION - Amending the Line Creek Valley Area Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map for an area of approximately 1.8 acres generally located on the north side of N.W. 72nd Street approximately 250 feet west of N. Broadway Avenue and immediately west of the Gladstone corporate limits by changing the recommended land uses from "low density residential uses" to "office commercial uses".


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "BE ADOPTED"
Resolution 020191 and ordinances 020192, 020193, 020194 and 020195 are related cases. Tim Parks, City Planning & Development Department, the applicant is proposing to amend a previously approved plan in District CP3 to delete 5.76 acres from the plan to allow rezoning to R2b and approval of a preliminary community unit project for 48 multi family residential units. The current approved development plan for the site calls for two thirds of the property to be developed with approximately 48,800 square ft. of mini storage warehouses facility and the remaining third of the site to be developed with a two story office building. The plan for the mini storage warehouse is being deleted from the plan. Dan Cofran, Attorney, present a hand-out to the committee to show designs of the residential units.

020192
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District CP-3 (Regional Planned Business Center) on approximately a 7.56 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of N.W. 72nd Street, approximately 500 feet west of N. Broadway Avenue and immediately west of the Gladstone corporate limits, for the purpose of deleting an approximately 5.76 acre tract of land from said preliminary plan. (8483-CP-4)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Resolution 020191 and ordinances 020192, 020193, 020194 and 020195 are related cases. Tim Parks, City Planning & Development Department, the applicant is proposing to amend a previously approved plan in District CP3 to delete 5.76 acres from the plan to allow rezoning to R2b and approval of a preliminary community unit project for 48 multi family residential units. The current approved development plan for the site calls for two thirds of the property to be developed with approximately 48,800 square ft. of mini storage warehouses facility and the remaining third of the site to be developed with a two story office building. The plan for the mini storage warehouse is being deleted from the plan. Dan Cofran, Attorney, present a hand-out to the committee to show designs of the residential units.

020193
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0404, rezoning an area of approximately 1.8 acres generally located on the north side of N.W. 72nd Street, approximately 150 feet west of N. Broadway Avenue and immediately west of the Gladstone corporate limits, from District CP-3 (Regional Planned Business Center) to District CP-1 (Neighborhood Planned Business Center), and approving a preliminary plan for the same. (8483-CP-5)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Resolution 020191 and ordinances 020192, 020193, 020194 and 020195 are related cases. Tim Parks, City Planning & Development Department, the applicant is proposing to amend a previously approved plan in District CP3 to delete 5.76 acres from the plan to allow rezoning to R2b and approval of a preliminary community unit project for 48 multi family residential units. The current approved development plan for the site calls for two thirds of the property to be developed with approximately 48,800 square ft. of mini storage warehouses facility and the remaining third of the site to be developed with a two story office building. The plan for the mini storage warehouse is being deleted from the plan. Dan Cofran, Attorney, present a hand-out to the committee to show designs of the residential units.

020194
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0405, rezoning an area of approximately 5.76 acres generally located on the north side of N.W. 72nd Street, approximately 370 feet west of N. Broadway Avenue and west of Gladstone corporate limits, from District CP-3 (Regional Planned Business Center) to District R-2b (Two-Family Dwellings). (8483-P-6)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Resolution 020191 and ordinances 020192, 020193, 020194 and 020195 are related cases. Tim Parks, City Planning & Development Department, the applicant is proposing to amend a previously approved plan in District CP3 to delete 5.76 acres from the plan to allow rezoning to R2b and approval of a preliminary community unit project for 48 multi family residential units. The current approved development plan for the site calls for two thirds of the property to be developed with approximately 48,800 square ft. of mini storage warehouses facility and the remaining third of the site to be developed with a two story office building. The plan for the mini storage warehouse is being deleted from the plan. Dan Cofran, Attorney, present a hand-out to the committee to show designs of the residential units.

020195
(Sub.)
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 5.76 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of N.W. 72nd Street, approximately 370 feet west of N. Broadway Avenue and west of the Gladstone corporate limits. (8483-CUP-7)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Resolution 020191 and ordinances 020192, 020193, 020194 and 020195 are related cases. Tim Parks, City Planning & Development Department, the applicant is proposing to amend a previously approved plan in District CP3 to delete 5.76 acres from the plan to allow rezoning to R2b and approval of a preliminary community unit project for 48 multi family residential units. The current approved development plan for the site calls for two thirds of the property to be developed with approximately 48,800 square ft. of mini storage warehouses facility and the remaining third of the site to be developed with a two story office building. The plan for the mini storage warehouse is being deleted from the plan. Dan Cofran, Attorney, present a hand-out to the committee to show designs of the residential units.

020214
Approving the plat of Tiffany Springs Auto Plaza, an addition in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; accepting and releasing various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreement.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Dion Waldon, Public Works Department, stated that the plat is for a three lot commercial development for a automobile dealership. The plat authorizes acceptance and releases of various easements on property. All of the grades and closures have been checked. Councilman Ford expressed concerns regarding the maintenance agreement. Mike Burke, Attorney, spoke in support of the ordinance.

020215
Authorizing execution of a $1,675,000.00 contract with the Black Economic Union for the 22nd and Brooklyn Ball Park Site.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Stuart Bullington, Housing Community & Development Department. The purpose of the ordinance is to provide funds for acquisition of the Old Ball Park located at 22nd & Brooklyn and adjacent properties and construction of public infrastructure improvements to allow construction of new homes.

020219
Endorsing the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority in its application to the Missouri Department of Economic Development Brownfields Redevelopment Program for $500,000.00 in grant funds for public capital improvements in the Central Industrial District; authorizing the Mayor to execute documents in connection with the application.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Committee recommended approval of the ordinance.

020222
Rescinding Ordinance No. 011517 and enacting in lieu thereof a new ordinance authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to offer for sale the lot at 11th Street and Hereford Drive, and correcting the legal description of Tracts 1-6.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Bob Langenkamp, City Planning & Development, gave a thorough overview of the ordinance.

020230
Approving the plat of Autumn Ridge - Sixth Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; accepting and releasing various easements; establishing grades on public ways.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Dion Waldon, Public Works Department, stated the plat is for 53 single family lots. All of the grades and closures have been checked and approved by the Engineering Section of Public Works Department.

020269
(Sub.)
Authorizing execution of a $130,000.00 Cooperative Agreement with the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri for the purpose of administering and coordinating the activities of the Mexico Business Development Office; and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Gabriel Okafor, City Planning & Development Department, stated the ordinance is for administering and coordinating the activities of the Mexico Business Development office.

011654
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Second Amendment to the Power and Light District Tax Increment Financing Plan approving the Second Amendment to the Power and Light District Tax Increment Financing Plan.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Assistant City Attorney, Patricia Jensen, requested that ordinance 011654 be held until April 10, 2002.

011655
(Sub.)
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Hotel President Block Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Hotel President Block Tax Increment Financing Plan; designating a Redevelopment Area; and establishing the effective date.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Assistant City Attorney, Patricia Jensen, requested that ordinance 011655 be held until April 10, 2002.

011656
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 1 of the Hotel President Block Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Assistant City Attorney, Patricia Jensen, requested that ordinance 011656 be held until April 10, 2002.

011657
Approving and designating Redevelopment Projects 2 and 3 of the Hotel President Block Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Assistant City Attorney, Patricia Jensen, requested that ordinance 011657 be held until April 10, 2002.

011658
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 4 of the Hotel President Block Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Assistant City Attorney, Patricia Jensen, requested that ordinance 011658 be held until April 10, 2002.

020106
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District URD (Urban Redevelopment District) on approximately a 29.6 acre tract of land generally bounded by 12th and 13th Streets on the north, McGee Street on the east, Truman Road on the south, and Wyandotte Street on the west, for the purpose of deleting an approximately 2.6 acre tract of land from said development plan. (11754-URD-3)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Assistant City Attorney, Patricia Jensen, requested that ordinance 020106 be held until April 10, 2002.

020107
Approving a development plan in District URD (Urban Redevelopment District) on approximately a 2.6 acre tract of land generally bounded by 13th Street on the north, Main Street on the east, 14th Street on the south, and Baltimore Avenue on the west. (11754-URD-4)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Assistant City Attorney, Patricia Jensen, requested that ordinance 020107 be held until April 10, 2002.
 
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