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Last Published: 12/8/2006 1:50:57 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - ED FORD, TROY NASH, JIM ROWLAND, BONNIE COOPER
 

990722
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0216, rezoning an area of approximately 51.13 acres generally located at the northeast corner of N.E. Antioch Road and N.E. 80th Street from District RA (Agricultural) to District R-1a (One-Family Dwellings). (12284-P)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Eric Jensen, City Development, stated that approval of the ordinance will rezone 51.13 acres to create 128 single family residential lots. City Plan Commission and City Development staff recommended approval. Ordinances 990722 and 990723 are companion cases. Sam Aylette, Aylette Survey Company, concurs with staff's report. Committee recommended approval.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990723
Approving the preliminary plat of Rosemont on approximately a 51.13 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of N.E. Antioch Road and N.E. 80th Street. (SD 0860)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
See comments for ordinance 990722.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990724
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District CP-2 (Local Planned Business Center) on approximately a 4 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of N. Antioch Road and I-35. (7201-CP-7)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Patricia Jensen, Assistant City Attorney, stated that ordinance 990724 should be held for one week. It was the consensus of the committee to hold the ordinance for one week.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990725
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0218, rezoning an area of approximately 89.56 acres generally located at the northwest corner of N.W. Barry Road and Highway 169 from Districts RA (Agricultural) and CP-3 (Regional Planned Business Center) to District CP-3 (Regional Planned Business Center), and approving a preliminary plan for the same. (11426-CP-10)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
John Eckardt, City Development gave an overview of the ordinance. This will allow further expansion of the Barry Towne Shopping Center from 46 acres to 89 acres. The project is located at the NW quadrant of NW Barry Road and US 169. The existing preliminary plans shows 13 building within a 46 acre area. The site has already been approved by the Tax Increment Financing project to assist with financing of roadway improvements. At City Plan Commission hearing one of the conditions was modified to add two walkways to the plan subject to staff's approval. Staff and City Plan Commission recommended approval with certain conditions. David Matthews, applicant, spoke in support of the project. Councilwoman expressed concerns regarding a detention area.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990810
Accepting various easements and deeds in Jackson, Clay and Platte Counties; releasing various easements in Jackson, Clay and Platte Counties; and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Lee Dixson, Public Works Department gave an overview of the ordinance. Committee recommended approval.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990811
Approving the plat of Union Plaza Wendy´s, 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, stated that the plat is a one lot commercial development located at NE 94th Street. The commercial site is for a Wendy's Restaurant. All of the grades and closures have been checked and recommended approval. David Matthews, applicant, concurs with staff's recommendation. Councilman Ford expressed concerns regarding the design of the building. Mr. Matthews addressed Mr. Ford's concerns. Committee recommended approval.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990813
Approving the plat of Summit Woods 3rd Plat, Lots 96-136, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson 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 Subordination and Reimbursement Agreement.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Lee Dixson, Public Works Department, stated that the plat is for a 41 lot residential development, located at Gregory Blvd. & Little Blue Rd. All of the grades and closures have been checked and recommended approval. Committee recommended approval of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990814
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Expressing the Council´s interest in providing economic incentives to Farmland Industries for its relocation to the property bounded by I-29 on the west, I-435 on the north and east, and N.W. Cookingham Drive on the south; and directing the City Manager to work with the Economic Development Corporation to negotiate a plan to accomplish the retention of Farmland Industries in Kansas City and to provide the Council with a Community Impact Analysis.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Bob Langenkamp, City Development, said the resolution is to direct the City Manager to work with the Economic Development Corporation to develop a incentive package for Farmland Industries. As the resolution does mention of the potential issuing Chapter 100 revenue bonds. He went on to say, approval of the resolution does not set-up an incentive package, but only directs staff to develope a package. A committee substitute was submitted. Committee recommended approval of the resolution.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990827
RESOLUTION - Urging the Governor of the State of Missouri opt into the Federal Reformulated Gasoline Program (RFG).


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Councilman Ford stated that his interest in the resolution is primarily the concerns that federal funds are being withheld on projects north of the river. Jennifer Logan, Health Department, introduced Ilene Hiney, Mid America Regional Council (MARC). Ms. Hiney, stated in 1997 MARC recommended that the region adopt reformulated gasoline (RFG). She gave reasons why to adopt the (RFG). Also, she gave an overview of the regions air quality compliance history. MARC has been designated by the state of Kansas and Missouri as the official Air Quality Planning agency for five counties. The Federal Clean Air Act requires that the state, including Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), provide a forum for local input of the air quality planning process. She also stated that the oil companies are not in support of the RFG because it requires changes to refineries, and some of the oil companies believe they're not be able to make the changes. Jennifer Logan, Health Department gave health reasons stating a number of respiratory illnesses have increased because of the ozone. Reformulated gas will improve the air quality within the city. Larry Frevert, Deputy Director of Public Works Department presented the committee with a hand-out, and pointed out to the committee the projects that are affected. (Hand-out on file in the City Clerk's Office). Mel Henderson, Transportation Director of Mid America Regional Council, gave an overview of other projects that are being affected and the impact of transportation projects. Committee recommended to hold resolution 990827 for two weeks.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990674
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Oak Park North Area Plan being that part of Kansas City generally bounded by Troost Avenue, Stadium Drive and Leeds Trafficway, 31st Street and 39th Street, by modifying the Land Use Plan and Map in an area generally located at the southeast corner of 35th Street and Indiana Avenue to recommend "retail commercial uses" instead of "low density residential uses". (385-S-2)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Michaela Milana, City Development, gave an overview of the project. Resolution 990674 and Ordinance 990675 are companion cases. Councilman Nash stated that he was able to meet with the residents in the area. He also spoke with John Roe (attorney) and Mr. Smith (applicant) and asked that the ordinances be advanced for approval.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0

990675
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0212, rezoning an area of approximately 0.21 acres generally located at the southeast corner of 35th Street and Indiana Avenue from District C-1 (Neighborhood Retail Business) to District C-2-p (Local Retail Business - Limited District), and approving a preliminary plan for the same. (11846-P-2)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
See comments for resolution 990674.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Rowland, Cooper
Nays: 0
 
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