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Last Published: 2/28/2018 8:57:12 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:5 - SCOTT TAYLOR, LEE BARNES JR., HEATHER HALL, QUINTON LUCAS, KATHERYN SHIELDS
 

180007
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the 5050 Main Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their updated Five-Year Plan.


RECEIVED AND FILED

Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas
Nays: 0

180008
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Downtown Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2018.


RECEIVED AND FILED

Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas
Nays: 0

180009
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the River Market Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2018.


RECEIVED AND FILED

Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas
Nays: 0

180010
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Pershing and Grand Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2018.


RECEIVED AND FILED

Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas
Nays: 0

180012
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the 51st & Oak Community Improvement District regarding the submission of the nomination of their successor directors.


RECEIVED AND FILED

Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas
Nays: 0
 
 Beginning of Consent Items

180016
Approving the plat of Beacon Hill Southwest Quadrant, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, on approximately 6.55 acres generally bounded by Troost Avenue to the west, E. 25th Street to the north, Tracy Avenue to the east and E. 27th Street to the south, creating 31 lots for the purpose of constructing single family homes and 2 tracts for the purpose of private open space; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; vacating a portion of certain streets and retaining an easement for utilities; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1167G)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Jeffrey Williams, City Planning and Development, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. This is a routine final plat that is in accordance with City Ordinance and State Statute.
Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas
Nays: 0

180017
Approving the plat of Copperleaf Twelfth Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 20.2 acres generally located at N. Arlington Avenue and N.E. 88th Street, creating 27 lots for the purpose of constructing single family homes and 5 tracts for the purpose of private open space; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0980L)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/31/2018)"

Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas
Nays: 0

180018
Approving the plat of Veterans Village, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, on approximately 4.15 acres generally located south of E. 89th Street and east of Troost Avenue, creating 1 lot for the purpose of constructing a 50-unit residential development and 2 tracts for the purpose of storm water detention and private open space; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1558)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Jeffrey Williams, City Planning and Development, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. Councilwomen Hall and Loar also testified on behalf of the Ordinance. This is a routine final plat that is in accordance with City Ordinance and State Statute.
Ayes: 5 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas, Shields
Nays: 0
 
 End of Consent Items

180011
(Sub.)
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the termination of the Civic Mall Tax Increment Financing Plan, Redevelopment Area and Project 13; estimating and appropriating the sum of $75,000 to Love Thy Neighbor; and directing the City Clerk to send copies of this ordinance.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Bob Long, Economic Development Corporation, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. This Ordinance would terminate the Civic Mall TIF as well as the last remaining project for the TIF. It would also surplus approximately $75,000 towards the Love Thy Neighbor Fund.
Ayes: 5 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas, Shields
Nays: 0

180014
RESOLUTION - Amending the Midtown Plaza Area Plan by changing the recommended land use on about 2.175 acres generally located at the northwest corner of 53rd Street and Troost Avenue from institutional and mixed use neighborhood to residential high. (727-S-7)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Justin Peterson, City Planning and Development, gave the staff report on the Resolution. It was noted that this is a companion to Ordinance 180024. There were three application requests, the first, a) 727-S-7, is to amend the Midtown / Plaza Area Plan by changing the Recommended Land Use Map from Institutional and Mixed Use Neighborhood all to Residential High land use for the subject site. The second request is b) 14296-P-4, to consider rezoning the site from Districts R-6 (Residential 6) and B3-2 (Community Business dash 2) to District R-1.5 (Residential 1.5). The third request is c) 14296-P-3 to approve a development plan to allow for the conversion of a vacant building into a 41-unit multi-unit residential building. The plan proposed reusing the former school building as a 41 unit apartment building and reconfiguring the existing parking lot. The applicant is using historic tax credits for the adaptive reuse of the school which requires compliance with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Historic Preservation. Since design review will be completed as a part of the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards process staff will only review the use, parking layout, landscaping, lighting and any other factors not considered by that process.
Ayes: 5 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas, Shields
Nays: 0

180019
Approving the First Amendment to the Bannister & Wornall Tax Increment Financing Plan for the purpose of revising the estimated development schedule; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.  


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Heather Brown, Tax Increment Financing Commission, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. The Plan was approved by the City Council by passage of Ordinance No. 140372, on May 15, 2014 and provides for the construction of an office campus in two Projects, as well as certain off-site infrastructure improvements. Project A, approved by Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 140373 on October 27, 2016, includes construction of an office building, a parking structure and related onsite and offsite improvements. Project A received a certificate of completion and compliance in February 2017. Project B includes construction of an office building and related onsite and offsite improvements. The First Amendment provides for the extension of time for commencement and completion of construction of Project B by 2 years.
Ayes: 5 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas, Shields
Nays: 0

180020
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the First Amendment to the Metro North Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan and approving the First Amendment to the Metro North Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/31/2018)"

Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas
Nays: 0

180022
RESOLUTION - Amending the Greater Downtown Area Plan for an approximately 0.3 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of Madison Avenue and W. 27th Street by changing the recommended land use from “residential low” to “residential urban” to allow for an existing building to be renovated into a 10-unit residential building with a commercial component. (754-S-1)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (2/7/2018)"

Ayes: 4 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas
Nays: 0

180023
Approving the preliminary plat of Holly Farms on approximately a 62-acre tract of land in District R-7.5 generally located on the south side of N.W. Shoal Creek Parkway, approximately 2,000 feet west of U.S. Highway 169, creating 148 single family lots and 10 tracts. (SD 1446B)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Olofu Agbaji, City Planning and Development, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. The applicant is proposing a preliminary plat for 146 single family lots and six (6) tracts in in two (2) phases. The average lot width is about 70 feet and the average lot size is 10,000 square feet. Building setbacks are provided in the amounts of 30 feet front and rear yard setbacks and 15 feet side yard setback along public right of way. The setbacks proposed by this preliminary plat meet the requirements of the Zoning and Development Code. The development is proposing a gross density of 2.35 lots per acre and a net density of 3.72 lots per acre. The maximum density allowed by the District R-7.5 is 5.81 lots per acre. The proposed density is in conformance with the proposed zoning.
Ayes: 5 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas, Shields
Nays: 0

180024
Rezoning an area of approximately 2.175 acres generally located at the northwest corner of 53rd Street and Troost Avenue from Districts R-6 and B3-2 to District R-1.5, and approving a preliminary development plan to allow for a multi-unit residential development. (14296-P-3, P-4).


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Justin Peterson, City Planning and Development, gave the staff report on the Resolution. It was noted that this is a companion to Resolution 180014.. There were three application requests, the first, a) 727-S-7, is to amend the Midtown / Plaza Area Plan by changing the Recommended Land Use Map from Institutional and Mixed Use Neighborhood all to Residential High land use for the subject site. The second request is b) 14296-P-4, to consider rezoning the site from Districts R-6 (Residential 6) and B3-2 (Community Business dash 2) to District R-1.5 (Residential 1.5). The third request is c) 14296-P-3 to approve a development plan to allow for the conversion of a vacant building into a 41-unit multi-unit residential building. The plan proposed reusing the former school building as a 41 unit apartment building and reconfiguring the existing parking lot. The applicant is using historic tax credits for the adaptive reuse of the school which requires compliance with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Historic Preservation. Since design review will be completed as a part of the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards process staff will only review the use, parking layout, landscaping, lighting and any other factors not considered by that process.
Ayes: 5 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas, Shields
Nays: 0

180026
Approving a development plan in District AGR on approximately an eight-acre tract of land generally located at 11615 N.W. Barry Road to allow two principal buildings on one lot. (12137-P-5).


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Zach Nelson, City Planning and Development, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. The plan provided is simply an aerial photograph of the property depicting the two existing principal residential structures as well as the three additional accessory structures.
Ayes: 5 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas, Shields
Nays: 0

180027
Amending Chapter 88, Zoning and Development Code, to revise sections within the 88-25, 88-200, and 88-600 series all in order to amend and update procedures for overlay districts.(254-S-332)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (2/7/2018)"
Ashley Winchell, City Planning and Development, gave the staff report on the Ordinance. The proposed amendments aim to provide clarity and differentiation between uses with outdoor storage elements.
Ayes: 5 - Taylor, Barnes Jr., Hall, Lucas, Shields
Nays: 0
 
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