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Last Published: 12/6/2006 12:54:21 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - ED FORD, TROY NASH, BONNIE COOPER, MARY WILLIAMS-NEAL
 

010177
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District M-1-p (Light Industry - Limited District) on approximately a 12.75 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of N.E. 76th Street and N. Church Road. (11690-P-6)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Don Gustafson, City Development Department, stated that the reason for project is to approve a preliminary development plan. The request was made by Sprint, PCS for construction of a 150 foot high communication tower.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010179
(Sub.)
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 4.47 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of Bannister Road, approximately one-quarter mile west of Holmes Road. (12400-CUP-1)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Larry Stice, City Development, spoke on the ordinance. He stated the ordinance request approval of Community Unit Project (CUP). The project proposes 17 single family town homes into four groups. One of the conditions of approval is a final plan for the design of the project. City Plan Commission and staff recommended approval. The applicant is requesting approval of a revised plan to allow a half street dedication of Oak Street, which is 25 feet wide and was dedicated some time ago. Also to vacate the right of way and return it to private property. Staff does not support the revision and would like to retain the right of way. There are no through street connections from the residential area to the north to Bannister Road. One condition of the URD plan is a half street dedication to complete the 50 foot right of way. The applicant is requesting that the right of way be deleted to give them more room to work with. Mike Burke, 2345 Grand, (representing the applicant) stated that the site was previously presented with two office buildings. The neighborhood approved the previous project. The applicant was able to come up with an innovative plan which uses the topography on a rugged site. He met with the Center Area Planning group who also is in support of project. Brian McMillian, John Lutjen & Associates, discussed the layout of the project. Committee recommended to hold ordinance on the agenda until February 28, 2001.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010180
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0344, rezoning an area of approximately 2.1 acres generally located on the south side of Blue Ridge Boulevard, approximately 700 feet east of U.S. Highway 71, from District C-2 (Local Retail Business) to District C-3a1 (Intermediate Business, Low Buildings). (12325-P-1)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Ordinances 010180 and 010181 are related cases. Larry Stice, City Development Department, spoke on these cases. He stated currently on the site is an existing U-Haul Rental facility. The applicant is requesting a plan to allow development of self storage units to include four buildings totalling 14,700 square feet. The property consists of one small parcel fronting on Blue Ridge Blvd. and a larger parcel extending into the City of Grandview. Rezoning wasn't necessary for the City of Grandview. Ordinance 010180 will rezone from C-2 to C-3a1. Ordinance 010181 overlays the PD District and approves the development plan. The applicant is asking for a revised plan regarding the pylon signs to allow them to stay. Michelle Lee, Kaw Valley Engineering, 1333 NE Barry Road, spoke in support of the ordinance. Councilman Ford requested that the ordinances be held to allow the applicant to speak with Councilmembers Brooks and Eddy regarding the pylon signs.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010181
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0345, rezoning an area of approximately 2.1 acres generally located on the south side of Blue Ridge Boulevard, approximately 700 feet east of U.S. Highway 71, from District C-3a1 (Intermediate Business, Low Buildings) to District PD/C-3a1 (Planned District/Intermediate Business, Low Buildings), and approving a development plan for the same. (12325-PD-2)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
See comments for ordinance 010180.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010182
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District C-2-p (Local Retail Business - Limited District) on approximately a 23.60 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of Missouri Highway 291 and N. Woodland Avenue, for the purpose of deleting an approximately 20.44 acre tract of land from said preliminary plan. (11167-P-1)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Ordinances 010182, 010183 and 010184 are related cases. Virginia Walsh, City Development Department, stated the project involves about 76 acres located on the north side of NE Cookingham Dr and on the east side of N. Woodland. The purpose of these cases is to amend the existing commercially zoned piece of property and to reduce it down to 3/12 acres to approve a smaller commercial development plan. Ordinances 010183 will rezone approximately 73 acres on the north side of N.E. Cookingham Rd. Ordinance 010184 proposes 213 single family lots and a church. Mike Flower, Aylett Survey, applicant, gave testimony on the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010183
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0346, rezoning an area of approximately 73.22 acres generally located on the north side of N.E. Cookingham Drive, approximately 867 feet east of the intersection of N.E. Cookingham Drive and N. Woodland Avenue, and on the east side of N. Woodland Avenue (future Maplewoods Parkway), approximately 264 feet north of the intersection of N.E. Cookingham Drive and N. Woodland Avenue, from District C-2-p (Local Retail Business - Limited District) and R-1a (One-Family Dwellings) to District R-1a (One-Family Dwellings). (11168-P-1)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
See comments for ordinance 010182.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010184
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 73.22 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of N.E. Cookingham Drive, approximately 867 feet east of the intersection of N.E. Cookingham Drive and N. Woodland Avenue, and on the east side of N. Woodland Avenue (future Maplewoods Parkway), approximately 264 feet north of the intersection of N.E. Cookingham Drive and N. Woodland Avenue. (11168-CUP-2)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
See comments for ordinance 010182.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010185
Approving a development plan in District GPA (Agricultural Uses) on approximately a 33.7 acre tract of land generally located on the west side of South Raytown Road, approximately one-half mile north of Highgrove Road/Scherer Road. (10311-GP-1)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Tim Parks, City Development Department, stated the ordinance is a proposal for a cellular tower to be located on a 33.7 acre tract zoned GPA located on the west side of South Raytown Road. Surrounding land uses are primarily single family homes. The 10,000 square foot lease site for the proposed tower is located in a heavily wooded area and set back approximately 500 feet from Raytown Road. The plan indicates that the lease compound will be enclosed with at 8 foot high wood fence. The proposed tower will allow the applicant to provide a service area that extends from west of U.S. Highway 71; near downtown of Lee's Summit and Interstate 470 south of Missouri Route 150. Staff and City Plan Commission recommended approval. Todd Sherlock, Net Tel Communications, stated a neighborhood meeting took place in October and there was no opposition to the project.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010243
(Sub.)
Repealing Ordinance No. 000295; authorizing execution of a Lease Agreement with the Family Resource Center for a term of one year at a rate of $72,000.00 per year for leased space; authorizing execution of an agreement with Family Resource Center to run concurrently with the Lease Agreement to pay the City $18,000.00 at the rate of $1,500.00 per month; and authorizing execution of a Licensed Space Agreement with the Family Resource Center for a period of one year at the rate of $1.00 per year for licensed space for use of City-owned property at 4900 Swope Parkway.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
A committee substitute was submitted. Edgar Jordan, City Development Department, presented a complete overview of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010249
Authorizing the Director of City Development to offer for sale a vacant lot known as 2023-25 Flora.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Edgar Jordan, City Development, gave a thorough overview of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010250
Authorizing execution of a Lease Agreement with Kansas City Fire Brigade, Inc., for real property located at 1019 Cherry Street.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Edgar Jordan, City Development, gave a thorough overview of the ordinance.,
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010251
Vacating the portion of N.W. Old Stagecoach Road from the easterly line of Line Creek Parkway to the north line of Missouri Route No. 152 and all utility easements over, under, along and across the above-described portion of said street, all in Section 4-51-33, in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri. (1344-V)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Committee recommended to hold ordinance 010251 until February 28, 2001.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010252
Changing the names of N.E. 110th Street, from the west line of N. Wallace Avenue west approximately 750 feet, to N.E. 109th Lane, N. Sycamore Avenue from the north line of N.E. 109th Lane northwesterly approximately 750 feet, to N. Donnelly Avenue, and N. Sycamore Court from the west line of N. Sycamore Avenue west approximately 200 feet, to N. Donnelly Avenue.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Committee recommended to hold ordinance 010252 until February 28, 2001.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010264
Authorizing a $1,500,000.00 agreement with the Missouri Development Finance Board relating to roadway and infrastructure improvements in the Lewis & Clark Redevelopment Area; estimating revenue in the amount of $1,500,000.00 in the Capital Improvement Fund; appropriating it to the Lewis & Clark Redevelopment Area Improvement account of the Capital Improvement Fund; and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Karin Jacoby, Public Works Department, stated approval of the ordinance will authorize $1,500.000 funding for the roadway beneath the I-70 viaduct as well as the Wyoming/Liberty extension.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010286
RESOLUTION - Declaring the intent of the Council to not approve any amendments to the Central Industrial District Industrial Development Plan of the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, which would provide for the approval of residential projects in the Central Industrial District Plan area and declaring the intent of the Council to not approve tax incentives through LCRA, TIF or Chapter 353 for residential projects in the West Bottoms area.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Councilman Ford recommended to hold resolution 010286 until March 7, 2001.

001611
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Central Industrial District Area Plan, being that part of Kansas City bounded by the Missouri River on the north, by the Missouri/Kansas state line on the west, by 27th Street on the south and by Allen Street and the bluffs on the east, by modifying the Land Use Plan and Map for an area of approximately .25 acres generally located at the northeast corner of West 12th Street and Liberty Street to recommend "mixed uses" instead of "non-rail industry".


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Resolution 001611, 001612 and 001613 are related cases. Councilman Ford gave reasons why these ordinance should be voted out of committee. Jim Bowers, Attorney, stated at the last hearing evidence was presented in the form of 15 witnesses, thirty five letters from property owners, supporting the project. He stated that the project does not request any assistance from local agencies. It is proposed to be a historical project. There is no flood problems associated with the project. There was some issues raised regarding a traffic study. He stated staff did not require a traffic study because there are only thirty four residential units being proposed for the site. Councilwoman Cooper expressed concerns regarding parking. Mr. Bowers answered Ms. Cooper's question. Coulter Devries, Devries & Associates, Attorney, stated that city staff does require a flood plain certificate for the project. He spoke in reference to resolution 010247 (Central Industrial District Area Plan, passed council February 15, 01) which was a great idea. There are a lot of business/property owners in the "west bottoms" who are in opposition of the project. There are still a lot of issues which needs to be studied. Susan Ramirez, stated that having lofts will be an inappropriate use for the area. Frank Perez, asked that staff review the study for the area Committee recommenced approval of resolution 001611 and ordinances 001612 & 001613.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

001612
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0326, rezoning an area of approximately .25 acres generally located at the northeast corner of West 12th Street and Liberty Street from District M-2b (Heavy Industry) to District C-3a2 (Intermediate Business, High Buildings). (12496-P)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Resolution 001611, 001612 and 001613 are related cases. Councilman Ford gave reasons why these ordinance should be voted out of committee. Jim Bowers, Attorney, stated at the last hearing evidence was presented in the form of 15 witnesses, thirty five letters from property owners, supporting the project. He stated that the project does not request any assistance from local agencies. It is proposed to be a historical project. There is no flood problem associated with the project. There were some issues raised regarding a traffic study. He stated staff did not require a traffic study because there are only thirty four residential units being proposed for the site. Councilwoman Cooper expressed concerns regarding parking. Mr. Bowers answered Ms. Cooper's question. Coulter Devries, Devries & Associates, Attorney, stated that city staff does require a flood plain certificate for the project. He spoke in reference to resolution 010247 (Central Industrial District Area Plan, passed council February 15, 01) which was a great idea. There are a lot of business/property owners in the "west bottoms" who are in opposition of the project. There are still a lot of issues which needs to be studied. Susan Ramirez, stated that having lofts will be an inappropriate use for the area. Frank Perez, asked that staff review the study for the area Committee recommenced approval of resolution 001611 and ordinances 001612 & 001613.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

001613
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0327, rezoning an area of approximately .25 acres generally located at the northeast corner of West 12th Street and Liberty Street from District C-3a2 (Intermediate Business, High Buildings) to District PD/C-3a2 (Planned District/Intermediate Business, High Buildings), and approving a development plan for the same. (12496-PD-1)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Resolution 001611, 001612 and 001613 are related cases. Councilman Ford gave reasons why these ordinance should be voted out of committee. Jim Bowers, Attorney, stated at the last hearing evidence was presented in the form of 15 witnesses, thirty five letters from property owners, supporting the project. He stated that the project does not request any assistance from local agencies. It is proposed to be a historical project. There is no flood problem associated with the project. There were some issues raised regarding a traffic study. He stated staff did not require a traffic study because there are only thirty four residential units being proposed for the site. Councilwoman Cooper expressed concerns regarding parking. Mr. Bowers answered Ms. Cooper's question. Coulter Devries, Devries & Associates, Attorney, stated that city staff does require a flood plain certificate for the project. He spoke in reference to resolution 010247 (Central Industrial District Area Plan, passed council February 15, 01) which was a great idea. There are a lot of business/property owners in the "west bottoms" who are in opposition of the project. There are still a lot of issues which needs to be studied. Susan Ramirez, stated that having lofts will be an inappropriate use for the area. Frank Perez, asked that staff review the study for the area Committee recommenced approval of resolution 001611 and ordinances 001612 & 001613.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010092
Approving the plat of The Manor Homes Of Fox Crest, an addition in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Committee recommended to hold ordinance 010092 for one week.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010132
(Sub.)
Approving an amendment to a previously approved Community Unit Project on approximately a 275.25 acre tract of land generally located on the south side of Missouri Highway 291 at N. Flintlock Road, for the purpose of deleting an approximately 30.0 acre tract of land from said Community Unit Project. (11771-CUP-3)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Committee recommended to hold ordinance 010132 until March 14, 2001.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010133
(Sub.)
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 30 acre tract of land generally located at the southwest corner of N.E. Flintlock Road and N.E. 96th Street. (12522-CUP-1)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Committee recommended to hold ordinance 010133 until March 14, 2001.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

010224
Approving the plat of Executive Park Fifty-Seventh Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; establishing grades on public ways.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"
Lee Dixson, Public Works Department, request that ordinance 010224 be held off the agenda.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0
 
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