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Last Published: 12/6/2006 11:21:42 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - ED FORD, TROY NASH, BONNIE COOPER, MARY WILLIAMS-NEAL
 
 
 The following items have been added to the agenda:

930209
Approving and designating Project 2 of the Searcy Creek Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.

930210
Approving and designating Project 3 of the Searcy Creek Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


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

Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030199
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, regarding PIEA Troost Corridor Redevelopment Area.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "RECEIVED AND FILED"
The communication was received and filed.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030097
(Sub.)
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District C-2-p (Local Retail Business - Limited District) on approximately a 0.79 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of 13th Street and Prospect Avenue. (9754-P-9)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Committee recommends approval.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030098
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0468, rezoning an area of approximately 0.25 acres generally located at 8614 Harrison Court from District C-2 (Local Retail Business) to District PD/C-2 (Planned District/Local Retail Business) and approving a development plan for the same. (12907-PD-1)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Ordinance 030098 was held for two weeks.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030143
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0461, rezoning an area of approximately 90 acres generally located on the north side of N.E. 104th Street (formerly known as Old Gas House Road), approximately one mile east of N.E. LP Cookingham Drive (Missouri Route 291) from District RA (Agricultural) to District R-1aa (One-Family Dwellings, Low Density). (12693-P)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Ordinances 030143 and 030144 are related cases. Tim Parks, City Planning & Development stated that the project site is located on the north side of NE 104th Street (formerly known as Old Gas House Road) and NE LP Cookingham Drive. The purpose of the project is to approve a preliminary community unit project in District R-1aa to allow construction of 52 single-family residential units on approximately 4.6 acres of private open space. Committee recommends approval.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030144
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 90 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of N.E. 104th Street (formerly known as Old Gas House Road), approximately one mile east of N.E. LP Cookingham Drive (Missouri Route 291). (12693-CUP-2)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Ordinances 030143 and 030144 are related cases. Tim Parks, City Planning & Development stated that the project site is located on the north side of NE 104th Street (formerly known as Old Gas House Road) and NE LP Cookingham Drive. The purpose of the project is to approve a preliminary community unit project in District R-1aa to allow construction of 52 single-family residential units on approximately 4.6 acres of private open space. Committee recommends approval.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030145
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District CP-3 (Regional Planned Business Center) on approximately a 15.4 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of N.W. Englewood Road and U.S. 169 Highway. (7637-CP-10)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Committee recommended to hold ordinance 030145 until March 19, 2003.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030164
RESOLUTION - Adopting the University of Missouri-Kansas City Campus Master Plan as a guide for the future development and redevelopment of that part of Kansas City, Missouri, that is generally bounded by Volker Boulevard on the north, 55th Street on the south, Troost Avenue on the east and Brookside Boulevard on the west, and an area generally bounded by 24th Street on the north, 25th Street on the south, Troost Avenue on the east and Locust Street on the west. (590-S)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Committee recommended to hold resolution 030164 until March 19, 2003.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030165
RESOLUTION - Adopting the Downtown Land Use and Development Plan as a guide for the future development and redevelopment of that part of Kansas City, Missouri, that is generally bounded by the Interstate Highway Loop and contiguous areas described as the River Market, which is generally bounded by the Missouri River to the north, Independence Avenue to the south, the Locust Street Trafficway to the east and Broadway Boulevard to the west and the Crossroads District, which is generally bounded by Truman Road to the north, the Kansas City Terminal Tracks to the south, Charlotte Street to the east and Broadway Boulevard to the west. (589-S)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Committee recommended to hold resolution 030165 until March 19, 2003.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030166
Approving a development plan in District GP-5 (Medium Density Residential) on approximately a 73 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of N.W. Cookingham Drive, approximately 350 feet west of N. Congress Avenue/N.W. Interurban Road (west of Ferrelview). (11966-GP-5)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Committee recommends to hold ordinance 030166 until April 23, 2003.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030167
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment of the Martin City/Richards-Gebaur Area Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map for an area generally located at the northwest corner of Inverness Avenue and 135th Street by changing the recommended land uses from "commercial uses" to "residential uses". (212-S-11)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Resolution 030167 and ordinances 030168, 030169 and 030170 are related cases. Resolution 030167 will amend the Martin City/Richards Gebaur Area Plan. Virginia Walsh, City Planning & Development Department stated that the project will allow single family residential down zoning. The project site is located on the east and west sides of Inverness Avenue between Blue Ridge and 135th Street. Chris Cline, applicant spoke in support of the project.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030168
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District CP-2 (Local Planned Business Center) on approximately a 73.76 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of State Line Road between Blue Ridge Boulevard and 135th Street, for the purpose of deleting an approximately 17.72 acre tract of land from said preliminary plan. (7260-CP-170)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Resolution 030167 and ordinances 030168, 030169 and 030170 are related cases. Resolution 030167 will amend the Martin City/Richards Gebaur Area Plan. Virginia Walsh, City Planning & Development Department stated that the project will allow single family residential down zoning. The project site is located on the east and west sides of Inverness Avenue between Blue Ridge and 135th Street. Chris Cline, applicant spoke in support of the project.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030169
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0462, rezoning an area of approximately 17.72 acres generally located at the northwest corner of Inverness Avenue and 135th Street from District CP-2 (Local Planned Business Center) to District R-1b (One-Family Dwellings). (7260-P-171)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Resolution 030167 and ordinances 030168, 030169 and 030170 are related cases. Resolution 030167 will amend the Martin City/Richards Gebaur Area Plan. Virginia Walsh, City Planning & Development Department stated that the project will allow single family residential down zoning. The project site is located on the east and west sides of Inverness Avenue between Blue Ridge and 135th Street. Chris Cline, applicant spoke in support of the project.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030170
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 70.2 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of State Line Road, between Blue Ridge Boulevard and 135th Street. (7260-CUP-172)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Resolution 030167 and ordinances 030168, 030169 and 030170 are related cases. Resolution 030167 will amend the Martin City/Richards Gebaur Area Plan. Virginia Walsh, City Planning & Development Department stated that the project will allow single family residential down zoning. The project site is located on the east and west sides of Inverness Avenue between Blue Ridge and 135th Street. Chris Cline, applicant spoke in support of the project.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030187
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Santa Fe Area Plan, being part of Kansas City bounded by Troost Avenue on the west, 23rd Street on the north, I-70 and Topping Avenue on the east and 31st Street on the south, by modifying the Land Use Plan and Map for an area of approximately 3.07 acres generally located at the southwest corner of 30th Street and Benton Boulevard to recommend medium density residential uses instead of public/semi-public uses and retail commercial uses. (214-S -5)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Resolution 030187 and ordinances 030188 and 030189 are related cases. John Eckardt, City Planning & Development Department gave an overview of the ordinances. The purpose of the ordinances will allow development of a eighty eight units for elderly apartments. The project will be completed in 2 phases. The site was found to be blighted. Christine Bushyhead, attorney concurred with staff's recommendations. Councilman Ford expressed concerns regarding funding. Committee recommended approval of the resolution and the ordinances.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030189
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0466, rezoning an area of approximately 3.07 acres generally located at the southwest corner of 30th Street and Benton Boulevard from Districts R-4 (Low Apartments) and C-2 (Retail Commercial) to District URD (Urban Redevelopment District) and approving a development plan for the same. (12892-URD)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Resolution 030187 and ordinances 030188 and 030189 are related cases. John Eckardt, City Planning & Development Department gave an overview of the ordinances. The purpose of the ordinances will allow development of a eighty eight units for elderly apartments. The project will be completed in 2 phases. The site was found to be blighted. Christine Bushyhead, attorney concurred with staff's recommendations. Councilman Ford expressed concerns regarding funding. Committee recommended approval of the resolution and the ordinances.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030202
Approving the plat of Embassy Park - Ninth Plat, Replat of Lots 27 and 28, Block 10, and Lot 7, Block 11, 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 gave an overview of the ordinance. All of the grades and closures have been checked. Public Works Department recommends approval.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030206
Repealing and reenacting Section A of Ordinance Nos. 021503 and 021504 to correct the legal descriptions.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Tim Parks, City Planning & Development Department stated that the purpose of the ordinance is to correct the legal description.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030211
RESOLUTION - Approving the Kansas City Walkability Plan as a policy guide for increasing transportation choice in Kansas City by providing for direct, continuous, safe, pleasant, and secure pedestrian options throughout the City.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Lynnis Jamison, City Development Department, presented a detailed overview of the "walkability" project to the committee. Several persons spoke in support of the project. (hand-outs are on file in the City Clerk's Office). Committee recommended to hold the resolution until March 19, 2003.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030212
(Sub.)
Approving the Development Plan submitted by the 909 Walnut Redevelopment Corporation on an approximately 1 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of Walnut Street between 9th Street and 10th Street; 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 909 Walnut Redevelopment Corporation; authorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area; and granting 909 Walnut Redevelopment Corporation all of the rights, powers and immunities provided by law for use by an urban redevelopment corporation, including, but not limited to, the power of eminent domain.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Committee recommended to hold ordinance 030212 for one week.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030215
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Expressing the Council interest in issuing revenue bonds in an amount not to exceed $40,000,000.00 for the purpose of constructing a facility and purchasing equipment for use by AmerisourceBergen Corporation, and using the facility as an office and distribution center to be located at N.W. 112th Street and North Congress; and directing the City Manager to work with the Economic Development Corporation to negotiate a plan to accomplish the project.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "REFERRED FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE"
Ordinance 030215 was referred to the Finance Committee.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030216
Approving the plat of Amber Meadows - Fifth Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; and establishing grades on public ways.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Committee recommends to hold ordinance 030216 on the agenda until April 2, 2003.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030217
Authorizing execution of a Lease Agreement with Habitat for Humanity/Kansas City, Inc., for the rental of real property located at 4701 Deramus.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Lisa Sturgeon, City Development Department gave an overview of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030221
Limiting for a period of twenty (20) years the use, character and location of buildings and other improvements in a portion of Coleman Highlands, a subdivision in Kansas City, Missouri; creating a benefit district; providing for the bringing of condemnation proceedings and the assessment and payment of damages; and describing the method for initiating the repeal of this ordinance.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Maggie Moran, Assistant City Attorney, and Dan Cofran, attorney, explained to the committee the intent of the ordinance. Committee recommended approval.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030224
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 66, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 66-128, Parks, playgrounds and open space areas, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter which will alter the requirements related to cash in lieu of land dedication.


CITY PLAN COMMISSION recommends "REFERRED CITY PLAN COMMISSION"
Committee recommended to refer ordinance 030224 to the City Plan Commission for recommendation.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030225
Estimating revenue in the amount of $75,000.00 in the Recoveries of Prior Year Expenditures/Encumbrances account of the General Fund; appropriating it to the LUT1 - CDC-Northland account; and designating requisitioning authority.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Stan Barrett, Director of Housing Community and Development spoke in support of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

011509
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0385, rezoning an area of approximately 35.5 acres generally located on the east side of N.W. Waukomis Drive approximately 1,000 feet south of N.W. 64th Street from Districts R-1a (One-Family Dwellings) and PD/RA (Planned District/Agricultural) to District R-1b (One-Family Dwellings). (11777-P-6)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Committee recommended to hold ordinances 011509 and 011510 on the agenda for one week.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

011510
(Sub.)
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 35.5 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of N.W. Waukomis Drive approximately 1,000 feet south of N.W. 64th Street. (11777-CUP-7)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Committee recommended to hold ordinances 011509 and 011510 on the agenda for one week.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

021455
RESOLUTION - Declaring the City support for the private development of a nine acre parcel owned by the Housing Authority in the Columbus Park area, and encouraging the Housing Authority to sell the property to the City to facilitate its development.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Donovan Mouton, Mayor's Office, spoke on behalf of the ordinance. Councilman Ford stated that he was not satisfied with the September 6th agreement. He wants to see something in writing for the Law Department to review. Mike Burke, attorney spoke on behalf of the Columbus Court Neighborhood.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

021492
(Sub.)
Amending Chapters 12 and 56, Code of Ordinances, to add two new Sections 12-10, Certifications of haunted house type facilities in the central business district and 56-467, Removal of signs in the central business district.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Mike Hunter, attorney requested that the ordinance be held until March 19, 2003.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030188
Approving the development plan submitted by the D.A. Holmes Redevelopment Corporation for the redevelopment of an approximately 3.07 acre tract of land generally located at the southwest corner of 30th Street and Benton Boulevard; 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 D.A. Holmes Redevelopment Corporation; and authorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area. (586-S).


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Resolution 030198 and ordinances 030188 and 030189 are related cases. John Eckardt, City Planning & Development Department gave an overview of the ordinances. The purpose of the ordinances will allow development of eighty eight units for elderly apartments. The project will be completed in 2 phases. The site was found to be blighted. Christine Bushyhead, attorney concurred with staff's recommendations. Councilman Ford expressed concerns regarding funding. Committee recommended approval of the resolution and the ordinances.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030191
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Stating the resolution of the Council to establish an economic development incentive policy and to continue the process of developing the policy with input of community stakeholders.


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

Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

030196
Authorizing a Cooperative Agreement with the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority for construction and construction contract administration of storm sewer improvements along Madison/ Belleview from Woodswether Road to 8th Street, and along 8th Street from Madison/Belleview to Mulberry Street; authorizing an amendment to the Cooperative Agreement dated April 11, 2001, with the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri for reconstruction of roadways in the same vicinity; and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Jerry Riffle, attorney gave an overview of the project. The project calls for rehabilitation of Fautless Starch plant. There has been two cooperative agreements approved. Chris Vedros, testified on the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0
 
 There will be a closed session to discuss a Real Estate Transaction pursuant to RSMo 610.021(2)