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Last Published: 12/8/2006 1:39:45 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - KEN BACCHUS, JIM GLOVER, MARY WILLIAMS-NEAL, ED FORD
 

990165
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the Industrial Development Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, regarding Multi-family Housing Revenue Bonds, Series 1999 (Santa Fe Village Apartments Project).


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "RECEIVED AND FILED"
Fred Earnst, Bond Council to the Jackson County Industrial Development Authority. Mr. Earnst stated the bond issue is for the Santa Fe Village project located at 8517 Holmes Rd. The amount of the bond will not exceed 6.5 million dollars. Councilman Bacchus asked that a resolution to be introduced as a recommendation from the committee to the Mayor supporting the communication. Committee recommended that the communication be received and filed.

990046
Approving the preliminary plat of Great Midwest Commerce Center - District 8 on approximately a 25 acre tract of land generally located on the west side of N. Randolph Road between N.E. 46th Street and N.E. 44th Street. (SD 0844)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Carrie Flack, City Development, stated the project involves approximately 25 acres located on the west of N. Randolph Rd. The property is zoned M2a (Heavy Industrial). The proposal is a preliminary plat to create 12 commercial light industrial lots and one tract for detention. City Plan Commission recommended approval staff also recommended approval with certain conditions. Tom Stedman, Hunt Midwest, 8300 NE Underground Dr., spoke in support of the project. Thomas Hayes, 4624 N. Bristol, President of the Home Association, Randolph Corners & Winchester Woods. expressed concerns regarding the sewer drainage. Tom Stedman explained to Mr. Hayes the drainage solution.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

990056
RESOLUTION - Amending the Westport Planning Area Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map for an area generally located at the northwest corner of 39th Street and Central Avenue, by changing the recommended land uses from "multi-family residential uses, low density, and multi-family residential, medium density" to "retail uses".


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
John Eckardt, City Development stated the resolution 990056 and ordinances 990057 and 990156 are companion cases. He gave a thorough overview of the resolution and ordinances. Also he gave reasons why staff recommended denial of the project. The applicant has worked with neighbors and city staff to get some design guidelines that are more conforming with staff and the Redevelopment Coordinating Committee. Dan Cofran, Weisenfels & Vaughn, representing the applicant. Mr. Cofran stated he has worked with neighborhoods and business organizations which produced endorsements from the Old Hyde Park Historic District and the Broadway/Westport Council. Larry Sells, Uptown Redevelopment, stated that the area is blighted and spoke in support of the project. Greg Patterson, Broadway/Wesport Council, spoke in support of the ordinances. Joel Wakins, spoke in opposition of the project because of the urban style. Mollie O'Neal 4106 Central, spoke in opposition of the project. Several area residents and business owners spoke in support and opposition of the project. Committee recommended to hold resolution 990056 and ordinances 990057 and 990156 on the agenda until March 3, 1999.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

990057
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0191, rezoning an area of approximately 2.24 acres generally located at the northeast corner of 39th Street and Broadway Boulevard from Districts R-4 (Low Apartment), C-2 (Local Retail Business) and C-3a2 (Intermediate Business, High Buildings) to District URD (Urban Redevelopment District), and approving a development plan for the same. (12235-URD)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
See comments for resolution 990056.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

990060
RESOLUTION - Amending the South Development Area Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map for an area generally located at the northwest corner of Bannister Road and Holmes Road, by changing the recommended land uses from "residential uses" to "commercial/retail and commercial/non-retail uses".


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "BE ADOPTED"
Larry Stice, City Development, stated that resolution 990060, ordinances 990061 and 990155 are companion cases. The resolution amends the south development area plan to change the recommended land use from residential to commercial which involves Bannister Plaza, 33 acres NW corner of Bannister Road and Holmes Road. The purpose of the ordinance is to approve a preliminary plan for retail uses and expansion of an existing printing company. Over half of the site underlays a subsurface mine. The original mine was developed for limestone extraction. Ordinance 9900155 approves 353 tax abatement with a standard of 25 years in which the mine is considered as the blighted factor. Ordinance 990061 is the rezone for the site and also approves the development plan. A committee substitute was submitted for ordinance 990061. Dale Shulte, Polsinelli & White, spoke in support of the project. John Loss, President of the Center Planning Development Council, stated the project has been before the Planning Development Council on three different occasions saying the project is good for the area. Councilwoman Stackhaus, spoke in support of the resolution and ordinances. Councilman Ford expressed concerns regarding tax abatements.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

990061
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0190, rezoning an area of approximately 33.41 acres generally located at the northwest corner of Bannister Road and Holmes Road from Districts R-1a (One-Family Dwellings), C-2 (Local Retail Business), M-1 (Light Industry), and M-P (Planned Industrial) to District URD (Urban Redevelopment District), and approving a development plan for the same. (12251-URD)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
See comments on resolution 990060.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

990112
Accepting various easements and deeds in Jackson, Clay and Platte Counties; releasing an easement in Jackson County; and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Committee recommended to hold ordinance 990112 on the agenda for one week.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

990130
Repealing Ordinance No. 981091, passed September 17, 1998, and approving and authorizing execution of a lease agreement with Williams Communications, Inc., for the leasing of space on, over and under the Old Railroad Bridge West of Kemper Arena over the Kansas River and the land immediately east of the Bridge, for the purpose of construction of an 8 inch galvanized iron conduit for fiber optic cable over and through City property for a term of twenty years with a ten-year option to renew.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Committee recommended to hold ordinance 990130 on the agenda for one week.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

990132
Approving the plat of Mullins Corner, an addition in Kansas City, Clay 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 the plat is located in Clay County, which is a 18 lot residential development. All of the grades and closures have been checked and recommended approval. Committee recommended approval.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

990133
Authorizing execution of a Personal Services Contract with Patricia L. Banks for the provision of management services for the implementation of the FOCUS Northland Plan for a period of one year in the amount of $45,000.00 plus $3,443.00 in FICA payments.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Committee recommended to hold ordinance 990133 on the agenda for one week.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

990139
Changing the name of N.E. 73rd Court, a cul-de-sac, from the west line of N. Lane Avenue, west approximately 200 feet to its terminus, to N. Lane Avenue, all within the Oak Crest Subdivision.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Committee recommended to hold ordinance 990139 on the agenda for one week.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

990154
Changing the name of 12th Street from Main Street on the west to Jackson Avenue on the east to Gates Boulevard.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Committee recommended to hold ordinance one week on the agenda.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

990155
Approving the development plan submitted by the Bannister Plaza Redevelopment Corporation on a tract of land of approximately 33.41 acres generally located at the northwest corner of Bannister Road and Holmes 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 Bannister Plaza Redevelopment Corporation; and authorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
See comments on resolution 990060.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

990156
(Sub.)
Approving the development plan submitted by the 39th and Broadway Redevelopment Corporation on a tract of land of approximately 2.24 acres generally located at the northeast corner of 39th Street and Broadway Boulevard; 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 39th and Broadway Redevelopment Corporation; authorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area; and authorizing the Mayor to issue a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity authorizing the 39th and Broadway Redevelopment Corporation to acquire certain property by the exercise of eminent domain.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
See comments for resolution 990056.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

990171
Approving the plat of Arzelia Gardens, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Lee Dixson, Public Works Department gave an overview of the ordinance. He stated the project is located at 13th & Woodland, which is a one lot residential development to house 53 multi-family units. All of the grades and closures have been checked.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

981135
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 60, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, by repealing Sections 60-301 through 60-305; enacting a new Chapter 63, Storm Water Management; amending Chapter 18, by repealing Sections 18-2, 18-9, 18-12, 18-19 and 18-51 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter; amending Chapter 62, by repealing Section 62-12 and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter all dealing with erosion, sediment control and storm water management; and establishing an effective date.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A THIRD COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Councilman Bacchus stated there have been weeks of testimony including work sessions regarding the ordinance. Stan Harris, Public Works Department explained to the committee the purpose of the ordinance and the changes that were done. A third committee substitute was submitted on the ordinance. Barry Archer, Director of Codes Administration, Iris Archer, Neighborhood and Community Services, Mike Burke, Attorney concur with staff's report to the committee.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

981453
(Sub.)
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 13.19 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of N. Gower Drive, north of N.W. 66th Terrace. (12197-CUP-1)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Don Gustafson, City Development gave a synopsis of the ordinance. Jim Bowers, Polsinelli & White, stated the application was filed with the city in August '98 and heard by the City Plan Commission in September. The original application was for 71 units to rezone the property from R1A to R2A the rezoning application was withdrawn in November and the density of the project was reduced from 71units to 58 units. Mr. Bowers went on to say that he has met with the residents in the area to try to find out what were some of the issues, some progress was made but was unable to reach a compromise. He showed the committee arial photos of the project area. Steve Mielke, 6601 NW Daggett, spoke in opposition of the project. He stated a cul-de-sac will not work. He prefers not to have the development at all or to have the project moved to another location. He also expressed concerns regarding what the project will do for the value of homes. Rod Penco, 7629 N. Wabash, Gladstone, Missouri, stated that he owns 8 1/2 aces next to the project property and doesn't really have a problem with the development. Area residents spoke in opposition to the project and expressed various reasons: Committee recommended to hold ordinance on the agenda until March 3, 1999.
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0

990088
RESOLUTION - Approving the 1999 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 "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Jim Vaughn, Director of Housing Community Development submitted a revised report to the committee in reference to the 1999 Consolidated Housing. He gave a thorough overview of the resolution. It was the consensus to the committee to adopt the resolution for "Immediate Adoption".
Ayes: 4 - Bacchus, Glover, Williams-Neal, Ford
Nays: 0
 
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