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Last Published: 3/4/2019 12:58:27 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:3 - SCOTT TAYLOR, LEE BARNES JR., HEATHER HALL
Excused:2 - QUINTON LUCAS, KATHERYN SHIELDS
 

190130
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Edgewood Farms Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget covering fiscal year 2019 (May 1, 2019 through April 30, 2020).


RECEIVED AND FILED

190131
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Villages Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2020.


RECEIVED AND FILED

190132
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from Metro North Crossing Community Improvement District regarding their annual budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2020. (May 1, 2019 thru April 30, 2020)


RECEIVED AND FILED

190133
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Metro North Crossing Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2018.


RECEIVED AND FILED

190137
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from 12th & Wyandotte Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2020.


RECEIVED AND FILED

190138
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from 9th & Central Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2020.


RECEIVED AND FILED

190141
COMMUNICATION - Notice received by the City Clerk regarding Petition of Protest regarding Ordinance No. 190100/Plaza Bowl Overlay District, received February 12, 2019. (CPC Case No. CD-CPC-2018-00159)


RECEIVED AND FILED

190160
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Downtown Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2020.


RECEIVED AND FILED

190161
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the River Market Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2020.


RECEIVED AND FILED
 
 Beginning of Consent Items

190153
Approving the plat of The Reserve at Riverstone – Fourth Plat, an addition in Platte County, Missouri, on approximately 27.88 acres generally located south of N.W. Old Tiffany Springs Road, north of Highway 152 at N.W. 90th Street, creating 53 lots for the purpose of constructing single family homes and 2 tracts for the purpose of private open space and detention; 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. (CLD-FnPlat-2018-01240)


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

Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall
Nays: 0
 
 End of Consent Items

190139
Approving an amendment to the Little Sisters of the Poor Urban Renewal Plan for the purpose of extending its duration for an additional five year term.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Robert Long, Economic Development Corporation Kansas City (EDCKC), provided information for this ordinance. The plan is to redevelop the blighted Little Sisters of the Poor complex and make them affordable single family housing. There are 5 more parcels owned by the Homesteading Authority which they are looking to seek the construction of 4 additional homes. The Urban Renewal Plan is set to expire March 18, 2019 and this ordinance is requesting an additional 5 years to the plan to execute the continuation of construction. This ordinance approves an amendment to the Little Sisters of the Poor Urban Renewal Plan for the purpose of extending its duration for an additional five year term.
Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall
Nays: 0

190142
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the termination of the Southtown Urban Life Development Tax Increment Financing Plan; terminating the Southtown Urban Life Development Tax Increment Financing Plan and Redevelopment Area; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Heather Brown, Executive Director of the Tax Increment Financing Commission & Industrial Development Authority, provided a presentation for this ordinance. This plan was approved in 2008 for a blighted area to consist of 3 project areas. There was a $90.5 million budget plan with a reimbursement cost of $43.7 million. There has been no developer identified to take on the proposed project and the City is still working to identify a developer for the site. However, it is too late to utilize the plan and projects in their current form. This ordinance accepts the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the termination of the Southtown Urban Life Development Tax Increment Financing Plan. It will terminate the Southtown Urban Life Development Tax Increment Financing Plan and Redevelopment Area. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall
Nays: 0

190150
(Sub.)
Consenting to the rate of front foot special assessment to be levied by the Westport Special Business District; consenting to the proposed uses of the revenues produced therefrom; estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $41,573.11 in the Westport Special Business District Fund; re-estimating and re-appropriating the remaining uncollected revenues and unexpended and unencumbered appropriations to the 2019-20 Fiscal Year; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Patricia Solis, City Planning, recommended to advance this ordinance. This ordinance consents to the rate of front foot special assessment to be levied by the Westport Special Business District. It will consent to the proposed uses of the revenues produced therefrom and estimate and appropriate revenue in the amount of $41,573.11 in the Westport Special Business District Fund. This will re-estimate and re-appropriate the remaining uncollected revenues and unexpended and unencumbered appropriations to the 2019-20 Fiscal Year, designating and requisitioning authority.
Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall
Nays: 0

190151
(Sub.)
Consenting to the rate of front foot special assessment to be levied by the Union Hill Special Business District; consenting to the proposed uses of the revenues produced therefrom; estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $44,728.36 in the Union Hill Special Business District Fund; re-estimating and re-appropriating the remaining uncollected revenues and unexpended and unencumbered appropriations to the 2019-20 Fiscal Year; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Patricia Solis, City Planning, provided a staff presentation and ask that it be recommended for advance. Consenting to the rate of front foot special assessment to be levied by the Union Hill Special Business District and consents to the proposed uses of the revenues produced therefrom; estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $44,728.36 in the Union Hill Special Business District Fund.
Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall
Nays: 0

190168
Approving a development plan in District M3-5 (Manufacturing 3 dash 5) on about 1.3 acres generally located on the north side of Woodswether Road, between Broadway Boulevard on the east, Madison Avenue on the west and the Missouri River on the north, to allow for a four-story climate controlled self-storage facility. (CD-CPC-2018-00220)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Olofu Agbaji, City Planning, provided a presentation for this ordinance. This ordinance went to the City Planning Commission (CPC) on December 4, 2018 and the recommendation was for approval subject to 19 conditions. Dan Foster from Schlagle & Associates, representing the owner and developer of this property, stated that the 19 conditions have been met and they are wanting to get the plan under construction this spring. This ordinance approves a development plan in District M3-5 (Manufacturing 3 dash 5) on about 1.3 acres generally located on the north side of Woodswether Road, between Broadway Boulevard on the east, Madison Avenue on the west and the Missouri River on the north, to allow for a four-story climate controlled self-storage facility. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall
Nays: 0

190169
Approving a Council approved signage plan to allow for a unified signage plan for the Metro North Square development on approximately 36 acres generally located on the east side of U.S. Highway 169 and south of N.W. Barry Road (815 N.W. Barry Road) in District B3-2 (CPC-2018-00224)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Jamie Hickey, City Planning, provided a presentation on this ordinance. Patricia Jensen with Routs, Frets, White, Goss Law Firm, represents the applicant. She stated that visibility is an issue for this site. This signage with serve its tenants and customers so they will know where to exit off the highway. This ordinance approves a Council approved signage plan to allow for a unified signage plan for the Metro North Square development on approximately 36 acres generally located on the east side of U.S. Highway 169 and south of N.W. Barry Road (815 N.W. Barry Road) in District B3-2. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall
Nays: 0

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 (6/5/2019)"
At the request of the applicant this ordinance will be held until June 5, 2019.

180924
Authorizing the removal of the condition imposed in Ordinance No. 180710 that required the removal of a billboard as a part of the transfer of City owned property to the Land Clearance Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, generally located in the northeast quadrant of the intersection south of Highway 40 and north of Interstate 70, to facilitate redevelopment within the Blue Valley Urban Renewal Area; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (4/3/2019)"
This ordinance is going in front of the City Plan Commission on April 2, 2019. This item will be held to be heard until April 3, 2019.

190042
Approving a Kansas City Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund subgrant in an amount not to exceed $100,000.00 to The Mattie Rhodes Memorial Society, d/b/a The Mattie Rhodes Center, for environmental remediation activities; and authorizing the Director of City Development to execute an agreement governing the use of subgrant funds.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Andrew Bracker, City Planning, stated that the remedial action plan was just received that day from the consultant. Mr. Bracker requested to hold this item for another two weeks, however the committee suggested to pass this ordinance to let the item sit on the agenda in two weeks, in hopes of the state’s approval by the time council votes on this. This ordinance approves a Kansas City Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund subgrant in an amount not to exceed $100,000.00 to The Mattie Rhodes Memorial Society, d/b/a The Mattie Rhodes Center. This subgrant will be for environmental remediation activities. This will authorize the Director of City Development to execute an agreement governing the use of subgrant funds.
Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall
Nays: 0

190120
(Sub.)
Approving the extension of real property tax abatements, in a manner consistent with Enhanced Enterprise Zone Board’s existing longer and deeper policy, on real property located on 3.22 acres in Sky Real Estate’s Crossroads West development in Kansas City, Missouri, within Enhanced Enterprise Zone 1; and directing the City Clerk to provide a copy of this Ordinance to the Director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development. 


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
– Drew Solomon and Morgan Franklin, Economic Development Corporation Kansas City (EDCKC), provided a presentation on this ordinance. Enhanced Enterprised Zone Board recommends to pass a 15 year/75% tax abatement on this property which includes 5 parcels. Property is located along W. Pennsylvania Ave and W. Pennway Street. This project is contingent upon developers securing tenants that meet the minimum fitness test for the Missouri Works program. There are several high impact projects, including financial services and IT companies, considering the development which will bring high wage jobs and job creation in EDCKC targeted industries. A digital copy of this presentation is on file in the City Clerk's Office. This ordinance approves the extension of real property tax abatements, in a manner consistent with Enhanced Enterprise Zone Board’s existing longer and deeper policy, on real property located on 3.22 acres in Sky Real Estate’s Crossroads West development in Kansas City, Missouri, within Enhanced Enterprise Zone 1.
Ayes: 3 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall
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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