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Last Published: 12/8/2006 1:39:08 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - KEN BACCHUS, JIM GLOVER, MARY WILLIAMS-NEAL, ED FORD
 

990027
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Appendix A, Chapter 4, Section 4.1, General Urban Design Standards, and enacting, in lieu thereof, a new Appendix A, Chapter 4, Section 4.1, General Urban Design Standards, of like number and subject matter.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Eric Jensen, City Development, stated that the ordinance is a request for a text amendment to the GP signage regulations. The reason for the text amendment of monument signs is to identify individual tenant buildings.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

990028
RESOLUTION - Adopting the Waldo Area Plan as a guide for future development within the Waldo Area, being that part of Kansas City bounded by Gregory Boulevard on the north, 85th Street on the south, State Line on the west and Troost Avenue on the east.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Heather Siemens, City Development, said the resolution is a proposal to adopt the Waldo Area Plan. The boundaries of the plan are from Gregory Blvd to 85th Street, State Line to Troost. She gave a thorough explanation of the plan. There were several issues expressed by area residents and business owners regarding the plan; 1) Transportation, infrastructure; 2) Urban design and 3) unwanted land uses. There has been some work done in initiating the FOCUS plan into the Waldo area plan. Phil Stark, Ward Parkway Home Association, spoke in support of the resolution. Committee recommended approval of the resolution.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

990102
Approving the plat of Union Plaza Third Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Lee Dixson, Public Works Department stated all of the grades and closures have been checked and recommended approval. John Kost, applicant concurs with staff's recommendation.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

990105
Approving the sixth amendment to the development plan submitted by the Board of Trade Redevelopment Corporation and authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a Sixth Amended Contract.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
John Eckardt, City Development, stated this is an amendment for the Board of Trade Redevelopment Corporation, located on the west side of Main Street, between 49th Street and 50th St. The purpose of the project is to extend the completion date of Phase 2 from December 31, 2000 to December 31, 2005. City Plan Commission recommended approval with certain conditions. Chris Lewis, Attorney, Blackwell, Sanders, concurs with staff's report. Committee recommended approval.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

990120
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of City Development, subject to the sale of the premises at 612-614 Garfield, Kansas City, Missouri, and appropriation of sufficient funds to enter into a Lease Agreement between the City and Renaissance Northeast, L.L.C., for a term of one year with nine separate successive one year renewal options as to the whole premises of approximately 200,000 square feet at the rate of $450,000.00 per year; and, if all exercised, thereafter nine separate successive one year renewal options as to the improved 100,000 square feet of space, at an annual base rent of $300,000.00 per year, including, janitorial services, electrical services, water, heating and cooling for facilities located at 612-614 Garfield, Kansas City, Missouri; and authorizing the payment of tenant finishes at a rate of $250,000.00 per year.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
A committee substitute was submitted on the ordinance. Edgar Jordan, City Development testified on behalf of the ordinance. The lease agreement is for portions of the University Hospital for a term of one year, approximately 200,000 square feet at a rate of $450,000.00.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

990123
Estimating revenue in the amount of $58,435.00 in Account No. 99-100-055-8520; appropriating it to the LUT1 - CDC Northland account of the General Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and authorizing execution of a contract amendment with Northland Neighborhoods, Inc., increasing the contract amount by $69,084.00 for a total amount of $194,084.00, for funds for support services.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Stan Barrett, Housing Community Development stated the ordinance is an amendment to a contract with Northland Neighborhoods Inc. for support services. Carolyn Vellar, Executive Director of Northland Neighborhoods, spoke in support of the amended contract. Committee recommended approval.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

990125
Repealing Section 3 of Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 980784; reducing the appropriation by the sum of $22,206.00 in Account No. 99-100-055-7512-T; appropriating it to the LUT5 - Prospect Development account of the General Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and authorizing execution of a contract amendment with East Meyer Community Association, increasing the contract amount by $53,000.00 for a total amount of $225,000.00, for funds for housing development assistance.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Stan Barrett, Housing and Community Development gave an overview of the ordinance, stating the intent is a contract amendment with East Meyer Community Association. He also stated the ordinance will repeal section 3 of ordinance 980783. The purpose of the ordinance is to increase funding for housing development assistance. Flora Buford, East Meyer Community Association. concurs with staff's recommendations.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

990128
(Sub.)
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District URD (Urban Redevelopment District) on approximately a 30 acre tract of land generally bounded by Paseo Boulevard on the west, a line about 300 feet north of 17th Terrace on the north, a line about 405 feet east of Woodland Avenue on the east and 19th Street on the south.


CITY PLAN COMMISSION recommends "REFERRED CITY PLAN COMMISSION"
Committee referred ordinance 990128 to City Plan Commission.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980852
(Sub.)
Designating an expansion to the Kansas City International Airport Satellite Enterprise Zone; directing the City Manager to seek State designation of the expanded Satellite Zone.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Richard DeHart, City Development gave testimony on the ordinance explaining to the committee the implementation of the plan in an effort in increasing at least 200 new jobs. A committee substitute was submitted on the ordinance. Gary Sage, Economic Development, spoke in support of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

981391
Amending the General Development and Land Use Plan, Kansas City International Airport, as amended, by changing the land use designation from regional business and medium density residential uses to medium density residential uses for an approximately 67.19 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of N.W. 128th Street and N.W. Interurban Road. (247-S-63)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
It was the consensus of the committee to hold ordinance 981391, 981399 and 981400 on the agenda for two weeks to allow design issues to be worked out.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

981399
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in Districts GP-1 (General Industry), GP-3 (Regional Business) and GP-5 (Medium Density Residential Uses) on approximately an 81.24 acre tract of land generally located on the east and west sides of N.W. Interurban Road, south of N.W. 128th Street, for the purpose of deleting an approximately 67.19 acre tract of land from said development plan. (6324-GP-1)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
It was the consensus of the committee to hold ordinance 981391, 981399 and 981400 on the agenda for two weeks to allow design issues to be worked out.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

981400
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0182, rezoning an area of approximately 67.19 acres generally located east of N.W. Interurban Road and south of N.W. 128th Street from Districts GP-3 (Regional Business) and GP-5 (Medium Density Residential Uses) to District GP-5 (Medium Density Residential Uses), and approving a development plan for the same. (6324-GP-2)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
It was the consensus of the committee to hold ordinance 981391, 981399 and 981400 on the agenda for two weeks to allow design issues to be worked out.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

981414
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District CP-2 (Local Planned Business Center) on approximately a 6.3 acre tract of land generally located on the south side of N.E. Barry Road, approximately 1,200 feet east of N. Troost Avenue, for the purpose of deleting an approximately 0.828 acre tract of land from said preliminary plan. (4460-CP-2)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"
Carrie Flack, City Development gave a overview of the ordinances (981414, 981415, 981416). Jim Bowers, representing the applicant stated that the applicant met with neighbors to see if there were some "middle ground" that could be reached regarding the density of the project and the covenants of restrictions, no agreement could be reached. He also stated there is a petition of protest that was filed. The neighbors stated that they will be unable to withdraw the petition. He showed the committee a comparison table regarding lot depths. Carol McClure, resident, spoke in opposition of the project. Committee recommended to hold ordinances off the agenda.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

981415
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0185, rezoning an area of approximately 2.2 acres generally located 1,200 feet east of N. Troost Avenue at N.E. 82nd Terrace from Districts CP-2 (Local Planned Business Center and R-1a (One-Family Dwellings) to District R-1a (One-Family Dwellings). (4460-P-3)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"
See comments for ordinance 981414.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

981416
Approving the preliminary plat of Dolce Vita on approximately a 2.2 acre tract of land generally located 1,200 feet east of N. Troost Avenue at N.E. 82nd Terrace. (SD 0843)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"
See comments for ordinance 981414.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

990088
RESOLUTION - Approving the 1999 Consolidated Housing and Community Development Action Plan in accordance with the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as amended; authorizing submission of said Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; and certifying said Plan.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Jim Vaughn, Director of Housing Community Development Department updated the committee regarding the resolution. Bob Mohart, Director of Neighborhood & Community Services Department gave a presentation on Emergency Shelter. Judy Moore-Nichols, Health Department requested funds for SAVE Inc. Several persons spoke in support of the resolution, requesting funds for various programs: Rev. Sam Mann, Monroe Richardson, United Inner City Services; Flora Buford, East Meyer; Joe Williams, Troost Midtown Community Center; Don Lee, Niles Home; David Meiners, Seton Center & Health Services. Committee recommended to hold resolution for one week.
 
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