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Last Published: 12/8/2006 2:33:29 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - KEN BACCHUS, JIM GLOVER, MARY WILLIAMS-NEAL, ED FORD
 

980309
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0138, rezoning an area of approximately 4.99 acres generally located at the northwest corner of N.W. 97th Terrace and N. Prairie View Road from District GP-1 (General Industry) to District GP-2 (General Transient Retail Business), and approving a development plan for the same. (12108-GP)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Carrie Flack, City Development gave overview of the ordinance. She stated the ordinance will approve 4.99 acres located at the northwest corner of NW 97th Terr., & N. Prairie View Road. The request is to rezone from GP1 to GP2 to approve a development plan to allow construction of a hotel. Tony Curp, Attorney, stated gave background history regarding the project. The approximately cost of the project will cost 7.5 - 8 million dollars. The hotel will consist of all brick facade. Committee recommended approval of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980310
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District PD/C-2 (Planned District/Local Retail Business) on approximately a 2.4 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of Ward Parkway and 85th Street. (7466-PD-10)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"
Virginia Walsh, City Development stated the ordinance is to amend a PD/C2 located on the north side of 85th Street between Ward Parkway & State Line. The site is being redeveloped to maintain the existing Kinko's store on the State Line Road frontage and to demolish the Costello's Restaurant and construct a new Osco Drug store. The Ward Parkway corridor land use plan identifies the site as commercial office uses. Staff recommended denial of the proposed plan amendment to try to maintain the office uses along Ward Parkway frontage. Concerns regarding placing retail commercial at this particular location also included the sale of liquor and the hours of operation. Staff believes that the plan in incompatible with the single family on the east side of Ward parkway and varied office structures and uses. Gary Broulette, Attorney, gave background history on the ordinance. He thoroughly went over the original plan that was proposed for the project. He stated he has attended several meeting with the neighborhoods and businesses within the area. The neighborhood association spoke in opposition to liquor sales and extended store hours. The site has been refigured and explained to the committee what changes were made to the plan. He also stated that the present zoning is PD/C2, which allow the usage. The Ward Parkway land use plan, states that it allows any retail commercial use between 79th Street and 85th Street. Area residents spoke in opposition of the ordinance. Bob Rifle, Ward Parkway Estates, 1202 W. 85th Terr. read a letter from Center Planning Development Council in opposition of the project. Garth Lee, 8308 Mercier, stated in spite of all the numerous changes that has been done on the project because it does not conform with the Ward Parkway plan. Betty Mason, President of the Ward Parkway Plaza Neighborhood Association spoke in opposition of the project. Mike Cidle, 9515 Madison, because of the retail on Ward Parkway and incoming traffic on 85th & Ward Parkway and State Line. The Committee recommended to hold the ordinance off the agenda.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980311
Approving an amendment to a previously approved Community Unit Project on an approximately 76.5 acre tract of land generally located north of 63rd Street and east and north of Citadel Drive. (6469-CUP-5)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Committee recommended approval of the ordinance.
Ayes: 3 - Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980312
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District PD/R-5-O (Planned District/High Apartments, Administrative Office Building) on approximately a 7.8 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of 105th Street and Holmes Road, south of Interstate 435. (8623-PD-16)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Patty Noll, City Development, testified on behalf of the ordinance. The ordinance will amend a previously approved development plan to permit wall signage in the place of monument signage for a hotel. The site is located on 7.8 acres at the NW corner of 105th & Holmes Road. City Plan Commission recommended approval of the plan subject to certain conditions. Board of Zoning Adjustment granted approval of replacement of one of the hotel monument signs with a wall sign and also granting a variance to the maximum allowable size. The purpose of the amendment to allow placement of a 45 square foot sign, on the north side of the hotel. Dan Leonli, Corporate Signs, concurs with staff's recommendations. Committee recommended to hold the ordinance on the agenda for two weeks to allow Center Planning & Development Council to review the plan.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980313
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0137, rezoning an area of approximately 8.84 acres generally located at the southeast corner of E. 41st Terrace and Blue Ridge Cutoff from Districts C-2-p (Local Retail Business - Limited District) and R-1a (One-Family Dwellings) to District CP-2 (Local Planned Business Center), and approving a preliminary plan for the same. (9924-CP-2)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Larry Stice, City Development gave an overview of the ordinance. He stated the ordinance will rezone about 8.84 acres on the east siede of Blue Ridge Cut-Off. There are accurately two zonings on the property C2p (Commercial Limited District) and R1a (Residential). The purpose of the rezoning will allow construction of a convenience store, restaurant and and 80 unit motel and a 150 motel. Mr. Patel, applicant spoke in support of the ordinance. Councilmember Bacchus request that the ordinance be held for two weeks to allow himself and Councilmen Simmons to take at look at the project.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980387
Accepting a Missouri Corporation Warranty Deed conveying land to the City for public use purposes as part of the Civic Mall and directing the City Clerk to file same.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Edgar Jordan, City Development testified on behalf of the ordinance. Committee recommended approval of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980388
Accepting a general warranty deed from Margaret M. Tabai, conveying to Kansas City, certain lands in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, for public use for the St. Louis Ave. Viaduct Replacement Project and directing the City Clerk to file same.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Edgar Jordan, City Development testified on behalf of the ordinance. Committee recommended approval of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980389
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the First Amendment to the Americana Hotel Tax Increment Financing Plan and approving the First Amendment to the Americana Hotel Tax Increment Financing Plan; and designating an Altered Redevelopment Area.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Patty Noll, City Development stated that the plans calls for deletion of project areas 2 & 3 from the redevelopment area. The project areas have been corporated into the Power & Light District Tax Increment Financing plan. Committee recommended to hold ordinance off the agenda.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980390
Assigning portions of vacated 48th Street and Grand Avenue adjacent to Mill Creek Parkway in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, for public use for park purposes in accordance with Section 58 of the Charter and directing the City Clerk to file same.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Committee recommended approval of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980391
Accepting a Quit Claim Deed from the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission conveying to the City of Kansas City, Missouri, certain property in Clay County, Missouri for public use as an addition to Waterworks Park and directing the City Clerk to file same.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Committee recommended approval of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980392
Accepting a Missouri General Warranty Deed from Sixty-Third Street Recovery, L.L.C., conveying to the City of Kansas City, Missouri, certain property in Jackson County, Missouri, for park purposes and directing the City Clerk to file same.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Committee recommended approval of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980393
Approving the plat of North Lakes - Sixth 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 Dixson, Public Works Department stated all of the grades and closures have been checked, the plat is for a twenty six lot for a residential development. He recommended approval of the ordinance. John Kost, applicant, concurs with staff's recommendation. Committee recommended approval.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980394
Approving the plat of Creekwood Park, 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. Committee concurs with staff's recommendation.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980395
Approving the plat of Highridge Manor 10th 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. Committee concurs with staff's recommendation.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980405
(Sub.)
Repealing Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 971124, passed August 14, 1997, and approving and authorizing the Director of City Development to execute a lease agreement with Allright Corporation for the leasing of City property generally located at 1017 Locust, formerly the Schuyler Hotel, for the purpose of leasing property for a parking lot for a term of fifteen years and including provisions for repayment plus interest for improvements made on the leased property if the lease is terminated prior to expiration of the lease.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
A committee substitute was submitted on the ordnance. Committee recommended approval of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980411
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a license agreement with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority and directing the City Clerk to file same.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Committee recommended approval of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980415
Approving the plat of Tiffany Place - First 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 agreement.


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

980234
(Sub.)
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District CP-2 (Local Planned Business Center) on approximately a 5.64 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of Bannister Road and Blue Ridge Boulevard. (4247-CP-2)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Patty Noll, City Development gave over view of the ordinance. She stated the ordinance has been held in committee. During that time the issue was whether or not the applicant for the Walgreen's would be required to have a monument sign with changeable copy. and believe an agreement have been worked out. Councilmember Bacchus stated that he has spoke with the Councilpersons from that district and neighborhood association and they both agreed to the monument sign. Dan Cofran, Attorney, stated that the monument sign has been revised and gave an overview of the revisions. Patty Noll, stated the sign is withing the size guideline of a monument sign the applicant will still need to request Board of Zoning Adjustment (BZA) and allow them to have wall signage and the monument sign to identify the business. A pylon sign will be used on identify the district. Dennis O'Neal, 8109 E. 91st Terr., representing the Blue Ridge Merchants Assoc. stated the position of the Association has not changed. General is supportive of development but the merchants association felt uneasy about making a recommendation on the signage. The committee recommended approval of the committee substitute without requirement that the developer received approval of the BZA for any variance for the proposed signage and with a revised plan showing the monument signage.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980275
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0136, rezoning an area of approximately 1.6 acres generally located at the northeast corner of N.E. Vivion Road and N. Antioch Road from Districts C-1 (Neighborhood Retail Business), C-2 (Local Retail Business) and C-2-p (Local Retail Business - Limited District) to District URD (Urban Redevelopment District), and approving a development plan for the same. (11576-URD-2)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
John Eckardt, City Development, stated that ordinances 980275 and 980334 are companions cases. Ordinance 980274 will approve the Antioch Green "353" and ordinance 980334 will approve a rezoning from district C1, C2 and C2p concerns on this case is the tax abatement, and was suggested that the applicant's to meet with councilmembers and work out a tax abatement schedule and signage. Councilmember Ford stated that a compromised was reached in terms of a five year tax abatement as oppose to a longer tax abatement . Councilmember Bacchus asked if anything has been worked out with ATA regarding language on right-of-way. Mr. Cofran stated that he has been working with ATA for some time on the project and the issues have been worked out. Committee recommended approval of both ordinances.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

980334
(Sub.)
Approving the development plan submitted by the Antioch Green Redevelopment Corporation on an approximately 1.6 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of N.E. Vivion Road and N. Antioch Road; 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 Antioch Green Redevelopment Corporation; and authorizing the Mayor to issue a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity authorizing Antioch Green Redevelopment Corporation to acquire certain property by the exercise of eminent domain.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
See comments for ordinance 980275 Substitute.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0