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Last Published: 12/8/2006 1:47:30 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - ED FORD, TROY NASH, JIM ROWLAND, BONNIE COOPER
 

990360
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0204, rezoning an area of approximately 37 acres generally bounded by Independence Boulevard on the north, 9th Street on the south, Prospect Avenue on the west, and Benton Boulevard on the east from District R-4 (Low Apartments) to District R-1b (One-Family Dwellings).


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
This ordinance was held for two weeks.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990451
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 66, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 66-10, Fees, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter; and establishing the effective date.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Virginia Walsh, City Planning and Development, stated that Ordinances 990451 and 990452 would change the fees for applications to the City Plan Commission and to the Board of Zoning Adjustments. She requests to amend the ordinance to include in the language an effective date that the fees are increased on July 1, 1999. Vickie Noteis, Director of City Planning and Development, was present to answer the committee's questions. Ordinances 990451 and 990452 were held for one week.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990452
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 80-480, Fees, and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter; and establishing the effective date.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
See Ordinance 990451 for comment.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990579
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District GP-3 (Regional Business) on approximately a 318.3 acre tract of land generally located east of I-29, west and north of N.W. Skyview Avenue and south of a line which is approximately 1,400 feet north of Tiffany Springs Parkway, for the purpose of deleting an approximately 12 acre tract of land from said development plan. (6091-GP-8)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
This ordinance was held for one week.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990580
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0188, rezoning an area of approximately 25.76 acres generally located north of Tiffany Springs Parkway, south of proposed N.W. 101st Terrace and west of N.W. Skyview Avenue, from Districts GP-1 (General Industry) and GP-3 (Regional Business) to District GP-4 (High Density Residential Uses), and approving a development plan for the same. (6091-GP-10)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
This ordinance was held for one week.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990581
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0189, rezoning an area of approximately 17.14 acres generally located south of a line about 700 feet north of proposed N.W. 101st Terrace, north of proposed N.W. 101st Terrace, west of N.W. Skyview Avenue and east of N. Executive Hills Boulevard, from Districts GP-1 (General Industry) and GP-3 (Regional Business) to District GP-4 (High Density Residential Uses), and approving a development plan for the same. (6091-GP-13)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
This ordinance was held for one week.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990582
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Blue Parkway Development Project Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map for an area generally located between Brush Creek Boulevard and Blue Parkway, Kensington Avenue and Elmwood Avenue, to recommend "retail/office uses" instead of "mixed uses (planned office/retail/residential)".


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
John Eckhart, City Development, stated that Resolutions 990582, 990583 are companions cases and Ordinance 990584 allows for a 15-acre site south of Brush Creek. The two resolutions proposes the Blue Parkway Development and the Oak Park South area development plan. Both area development plans recommends that this 14.7 acres be mixed uses in identify retail, office and residential. The proposal change the area plan by removing the residential portion of the mixed use category. Chuck Gatson, Community Builder, was present to answer the committee's question. Jim Scott, supervising architect for Applied Urban Research Institute was present to represent Planned Industrial Expansion Authority and answer the committee's questions.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990583
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Oak Park South Area Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map for an area generally located between Brush Creek Boulevard and Blue Parkway, Kensington Avenue and Elmwood Avenue, to recommend "retail/office uses" instead of "mixed uses (planned office/retail/residential)".


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
See Resolution 990582 for comments.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990584
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0199, rezoning an area of approximately 14.7 acres generally located at the northwest corner of Elmwood Avenue and Blue Parkway from Districts C-2 (Local Retail Business), C-2-p (Local Retail Business - Limited District), R-2b (Two-Family Dwellings) and M-1-p (Light Industry - Limited District) to District URD (Urban Redevelopment District), and approving a development plan for the same. (12250-URD)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
See Resolution 990582 for comments.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990601
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Gashland Area Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map for an area of approximately 2.53 acres generally located at the southwest corner of N. Oak Trafficway and N.E. 79th Terrace by changing the recommended land uses from "office commercial uses" to "retail commercial uses" .


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
This ordinance was held for one week.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990602
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0210, rezoning an area of approximately 2.53 acres generally located at the southwest corner of N. Oak Trafficway and N.E. 79th Terrace from District R-1a (One-Family Dwellings) to District C-2-p (Local Retail Business - Limited District), and approving a preliminary plan for the same. (12234-P)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
This ordinance was held for two weeks.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990670
Approving the plat of Northwood Hills Fifth Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; accepting 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 cooperative agreement.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Lee Dixon, Public Works, stated that this is a plat of a one lot commercial development located at northwest 56th Street and Northwood Road and Public Works recommends approval.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990677
(Sub.)
Authorizing acceptance of grants in the amount of $15,935,000.00 for implementation of the 1999 Consolidated Action Plan; authorizing execution of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Funding Approvals; establishing the "Community Development Fund - Year 25"; estimating revenue in the Community Development Fund - Year 25 in the amount of $11,894,000.00; appropriating $11,894,000.00 to various accounts within the Fund; estimating revenue in the HOME Investment Fund in the amount of $2,824,000.00; appropriating $2,824,000.00 to the HOME Investment Grant - 00 account within the Fund; estimating revenue in the HOPWA Fund in the amount of $813,000.00; appropriating $813,000.00 to the HOPWA - 00 accounts within the Fund; and designating requisitioning authorities.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Jim Vaughn, Director of Housing and Community Development, gave background information on Ordinances 990677, 990687, 990688, 990689, 990690 and 990691. Councilmember Rowland asked if there were performance measurement mechanisms for building homes. Jim Vaughn answered Mr. Rowland's question. Councilmember Troy Nash explained that committee substitute for Ordinance No. 990677 changes the line items of $80,000 from Blue Hills to Ivanhoe Neighborhood program. He stated that the committee substitute for Ordinance No. 990688 places a special condition on a contract until an audit is performed on CDC funds and the funds will be restored. Jim Vaughn explained that the committee substitute for Ordinance 990691 changed the reclassification of two account numbers into a single account. Jim White, Local Initiative Support Corporation, spoke in support of the CDBG program and LISC has considered the City a partner on CDC. Karen Kurls, CDC, requested the original $80,000 be reinstated into Ivanhoe Neighborhood program. Tammy Harper, Santa Fe Neighborhoods, requested that $80,000 be allocated back to the Ivanhoe Neighborhood program. Elaine Bassel, Santa Fe of Lockridge Neighborhood, requested the $80,000 be allocated back to the third district. Curtis Stock, 1805 NE 81, spoke in support of the ordinances. Carol Arteberry, 20001 E 60, spoke in support of the ordinances.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990687
Authorizing execution of certain contracts for housing counseling services, support services and youth services with the following not-for-profit corporations in the following amounts: Community Assistance Council, Inc. - $92,000.00; Guadalupe Center, Inc. - $65,000.00; Housing Information Center - $50,000.00; Welfare Rights, Inc. - $44,000.00; United Inner City Services - $15,000.00; Kansas City Community Gardens, Inc. - $31,000.00; and Palestine Senior Citizens Activity Center - $50,000.00.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
See Ordinance 990677 for comments.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990688
(Sub.)
Authorizing execution of certain contracts for housing development assistance and rehabilitation support services with the following community development corporations in the following amounts: East Meyer Community Association - $225,000.00; Neighborhood Housing Services of Kansas City, Inc. - $125,000.00; Westside Housing Organization, Inc. - $140,000.00; Kansas City Neighborhood Alliance - $125,000.00; Northland Neighborhoods, Inc. - $137,500.00; Community Development Corporation of Kansas City - $100,000.00; Midtown Community Development Corporation - $225,000.00; Old Northeast, Inc. - $225,000.00; and Twelfth Street Heritage Development Corporation - $170,000.00.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
See Ordinance 990677 for comments.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990689
Authorizing execution of a $50,000.00 contract with Niles Home for Children and a $25,000.00 contract with Guadalupe Center, Inc., for funds for renovation activities.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
See Ordinance 990677 for comments.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990690
Authorizing execution of certain contracts for economic development, small business assistance services, and contractor assistance services for the following not-for-profit corporations in the following amounts: Black Economic Union - $298,373.00; Black Economic Union - $167,940.00; Hispanic Economic Development Corporation - $170,000.00; and Minority Contractors Association of Greater Kansas City, Inc. - $150,000.00.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
See Ordinance 990677 for comments
Ayes: 3 - Ford, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990691
(Sub.)
Authorizing execution of a $1,685,000.00 contract with the Housing and Economic Development Financial Corporation ("HEDFC") for funds for administrative costs and support services; authorizing execution of a $11,010,500.00 contract with HEDFC for funds for the single family loan programs; and authorizing execution of a contract amendment with HEDFC, increasing the contract amount by $1,120,000.00 for a new total of $25,340,589.00, for funds for the multi-family housing loan programs.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
See Ordinance 990677 for comments.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990548
Amending the General Development and Land Use Plan, Kansas City International Airport, as amended, by changing the land use designation from high density residential uses to general industry uses for an approximately 5.24 acre tract of land generally located at the southwest corner of Donovan Drive and N.W. Prairie View Road. (247-S-65)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Ordinances 990548 and 990549 are companion ordinance. Councilmember Ed Ford gave background information on the ordinances. Councilmember Bonnie Sue Cooper expressed concerns with the stormwater management plan. Patricia Jensen, Assistant City Attorney, stated that one of the conditions in the ordinance is that the developer submit a storm drainer study to the City Engineer's Office for approval and the developer make any necessary improvements as required by the City Engineer. Councilmember Ed Ford suggests to have an informational session next week with the Water Department and Public Works to address these issues.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990549
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0209, rezoning an area of approximately 10.3 acres generally located at the southwest corner of Donovan Avenue and N.W. Prairie View Road from Districts GP-1 (General Industry) and GP-7 (Agricultural and Low Density Residential Uses) to District GP-1 (General Industry), and approving a development plan for the same. (5935-GP-8)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
See Ordinance 990548 for comments.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0
 
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