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Last Published: 12/8/2006 2:22:54 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - KEN BACCHUS, JIM GLOVER, MARY WILLIAMS-NEAL, ED FORD
 

971457
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 80-278, Specific requirements for development plans in planned districts, 80-280, Failure to commence construction after approval of a planned district, and 80-281, Amendments to planned district development plan, and enacting in lieu thereof three new sections of like numbers and subject matters.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"
Eric Jensen, City Development, stated ordinances 971457 and 971458 are companion cases. The ordinances are proposed text amendments to the zoning ordinance. Currently there's not a requirement for final plan approval in either GP Districts nor Planned Districts. If a applicants wishes to develop land in either districts they must submit a development plan. The plan must be approved the City Plan Commission and Council. City Plan Commission recommended approval. Councilmember Bacchus asked if the changes have been reviewed by the development community or the Development Process Committee. Virginia Walsh, City Development, stated the ordinances have not been reviewed by the committee. Councilmember Bacchus request that the ordinances be held off the agenda to allow the Development Process Committee to review the ordinances.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

971458
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 80-206, Procedure to establish District GP and individual development within the district, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"
See comments for ordinance 971457.

980011
Approving the preliminary plat of Rockhill/Block 23 Amended Plat on an approximately 1.325 acre tract of land generally located at the southwest corner of Rockhill Road and 47th Terrace. (SD 0802)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Eric Jensen, City Development stated the ordinance is to approve a preliminary plat for eight single-family lots. The property is located south of 47th Terrace, north of Pierce Avenue, west of Locust Street, & Rockhill Road. The property is currently owned by the University of Missouri Kansas City. The applicant is not requesting to rezone the property but platting the lots with the intent to sell it. Chris Lewis, Attorney concurrs with staff's recommendations. Committee recommended approval of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980023
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0113, rezoning an area of approximately 1.8 acres generally located on the west side of Troost Avenue, between Brush Creek Boulevard on the north and 47th Street on the south, from District C-3a2 (Intermediate Business, High Buildings) to District URD (Urban Redevelopment District), and approving a development plan for the same. (8711-URD-1)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Ordinances 980023 and 980090 are companion cases. John Eckardt, City Development , said the ordinance 980090 is a "353" Redevelopment Project. Approval of ordinance 980023 will rezone about 1.8 acres on the west side of Troost, between Brush Creek and 47th Street. The purpose for the project is to construct a Walgreens Store, McDonalds Restaurant and a ATA bus shelter. He said there were some problems regarding parking stalls. The plan shows only 68 parking stalls. The required amount of parking for the project should be a total of 83 parking stalls. The project will be completed in two phases. All of the properties located on the 4600 block of Troost will be demolished. Dan Cofran, Attorney/Applicant, stated that he concurs with staff's recommendation. He said they have been working on the project for some time. There have been meetings with the Hyde Park Homes Association, Rockhill Homes Association and City Staff. He stated that the URD ordinance should comply with the parking station ordinance (Section 80-444) regarding the parking stalls. The plan is lacking 15 parking spaces therefore the plan should be amended to comply with the parking station ordinance. He went on to say that the committee can approve the ordinance as is, but the City Plan Commission must approve the parking spaces before committee or council's approval. Vicki Noteis, Director City Development stated that she is not comfortable with the changes and has not seen them. She would like to have a chance for staff to review these changes. Councilmember Bacchus sugessted that the ordinances be held until the end of the agenda so that design plans and parking problems may be worked out. John Eckardt, City Development, said the design issues have been worked out. Several adjustments were made to the plan. He said after recalculating the square footage, it was determined that the plan was short of only 13 parking stalls. Also the monument sign for McDonalds was amended. A committee substitute was submitted on the ordinance. Several persons from area home associations spoke in support of the development. Patricia Jensen, stated that a revised plan would need to be submitted to reflect the changes. A committee substitue was submitted on the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980060
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"
Lee Dixson, Public Works Department, stated the ordinance will accept various easements and deeds. The easements and deeds are a result of tax funded projects or private development to support and locate public infrastructure. Committee recommended approval.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980061
Approving the plat of Charleston Harbor Second Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; and establishing grades on public ways.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Lee Dixson, Public Works Department, recommended approval of the ordinance, stating all of the grades and closures have been checked.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980062
Approving the plat of Martin City Safety Storage, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; recommending 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 Dixson, Public Works Department, recommended approval of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980086
Authorizing execution of a $57,000.00 Cooperative Agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, for public improvements on Broadway and Valentine Streets within the Uptown Redevelopment Project area; and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Bob Langenkamp, City Development, stated that the ordinance is for an agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission in the amount of $57,000.00 for public improvements, sidewalks (repair & reconstruction) along Broadway and Valentine Blvds. Larry Sells, Uptown Redevelopment, concurs with staff's recommendations.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980090
Approving the development plan submitted by the 47th and Troost Redevelopment Corporation on a tract of land generally located on the west side of Troost Avenue, between Brush Creek Boulevard and 47th 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 47th and Troost Redevelopment Corporation; authorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area; and authorizing the Mayor to issue a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity authorizing 47th and Troost Redevelopment Corporation to acquire certain property by the exercise of eminent domain.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
See comments for ordinance 980023.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

970508
RESOLUTION - Expressing the support of the Council for a plan to provide jobs and to encourage the redevelopment and stabilization of central city areas by financing public improvements in the Empowerment Zone.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"
Councilmember Bacchus stated that resolution 970508 will be held off the agenda.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

971243
(Sub.)
Adopting certain revisions to the Major Street Plan for Kansas City by repealing the Major Street Plan Map and Appendix A - Major Street Inventory and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Don Gustafson, City Development, gave an overview of the ordinance. Property owner, V.B.S.B. Service is plannng to develop a retail, commercial area north and south of N.W. Tiffany Springs Parkway. There were concerns regarding the realignment of N. Executive Hills, N.W. Tiffany Springs Road and N. Skyview Avenue. The applicant has requested that the City consider realignment of these streets, so they can proceed to rezone and plat the property. City staff met with Area Transportation Authority (ATA) and they were in agreement with staff. Committee recommended approval of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

971477
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0092, rezoning an area of approximately 7.41 acres generally located approximately 1,000 feet north of N.E. Parvin Road on the west side of N. Bennington Road from District R-1b (One-Family Dwellings) to District R-2b (Two-Family Dwellings). (12010-P)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
It was the consensus of the committee to hold ordinance 971477 for one week.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

971478
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 7.41 acre tract of land generally located approximately 1,000 feet north of N.E. Parvin Road on the west side of N. Bennington Road. (12010-CUP-1)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
It was the consensus of the committee to hold ordinance 971478 for one week.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

971479
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0093, rezoning an area of approximately 12.72 acres generally located approximately 400 feet north of N.E. Parvin Road on the west side of N. Bennington Road from District R-1b (One-Family Dwellings) to District R-2b (Two-Family Dwellings). (12010-P-2)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
It was the consensus of the committee to hold ordinance 971479 for one week.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

971480
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 12.72 acre tract of land generally located approximately 400 feet north of N.E. Parvin Road on the west side of N. Bennington Road. (12010-CUP-3)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
It was the consensus of the committee to hold ordinance 971480 for one week.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

971481
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0094, rezoning an area of approximately 7.3 acres generally located at the northwest corner of N.E. Parvin Road and N. Bennington Road from District R-1b (One-Family Dwellings) to District R-5-p (High Apartments - Limited District), and approving a preliminary plan for the same. (12010-P-4)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
It was the consensus of the committee to hold ordinance 971481 for one week.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

971664
Amending the General Development and Land Use Plan, Kansas City International Airport, as amended, by changing the land use designation from general industry uses, general transient retail business uses and regional business uses to high density residential uses for an approximately 54.66 acre tract of land generally bounded by Tiffany Springs Parkway on the south, approximately 800 feet south of N.W. 104th Street on the north, N.W. Congress Avenue on the west and N.W. Skyview Avenue on the east. (247-S-54 - Area 3)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Vicki Noteis, Director of City Development stated that at the last hearing there was discussion regarding staff's position on the noise contour. She met with staff and the applicant, to clarify the confusion on the noise contour. An agreement was reached by both parties. Steve Abbott, City Development stated the ordinance is a request to amend the general deveopment land use plan by, changing the land use designation from GP-1 (General Industrial), GP-2 (General Transient Retail Business) and GP-3 (Regional Business) to GP-4 (High Density Residential) on approximately 55 acres. Staff recommended that the area north of N.E. 101st Terrace be amended to General Industrial to be conformed with the Tiffany Centro project. Jim Bowers, Attorney, went into an intensified discussion with the committee regarding the area plan for the project. He showed and explained several development plans/exhibits how they would effect the area. Committee recommended approval of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

971778
Approving an amendment to the Eastwood Trafficway Urban Renewal Plan by expanding the boundaries to include two additional areas generally located at the southwest and northwest corners of Interstate 435 and Eastwood Trafficway; and declaring the additional areas to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority Law subject to certain findings and conditions.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Councilmember Bacchus stated that the ordinance was held in committee for several weeks because he wanted to get more information regarding the tax abatement on the apartment units. He have spoken with the developers regarding those issues. Committee recommended approval of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980047
RESOLUTION - Approving the 1998 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"
Comittee recommended to hold resolution 980047 for one week.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0
 
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