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Last Published: 12/6/2006 11:57:20 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:3 - ED FORD, TROY NASH, BONNIE COOPER
Excused:1 - MARY WILLIAMS-NEAL
 

011654
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Second Amendment to the Power and Light District Tax Increment Financing Plan approving the Second Amendment to the Power and Light District Tax Increment Financing Plan.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"

011655
(Sub.)
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Hotel President Block Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Hotel President Block Tax Increment Financing Plan; designating a Redevelopment Area; and establishing the effective date.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"

011656
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 1 of the Hotel President Block Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"

011657
Approving and designating Redevelopment Projects 2 and 3 of the Hotel President Block Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"

011658
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 4 of the Hotel President Block Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"

020010
Designating Saint MarkĀ“s Lutheran Church, generally located on the south side of Manheim Road between Harrison Boulevard and Troost Avenue (3800 Troost Avenue), a historic landmark.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Tim Parks, City Development, testified on behalf of this ordinance. A power point presentation was given. Mr. Parks also presented a handout to the committee. A copy of the handout is on file in the City Clerk's Office. Brad Wolf, Landmarks Commission, stated that on September 22, 2000, the Landmarks Commission recommended approval to designate Saint Mark's Lutheran Church to the Kansas City Register of Historic Places. Saint Marks Lutheran Church occupies approximately 54,850 square feet linear parcel located on the couth side of Maheim Road between Harrison Boulevard and Troost Avenue.
Ayes: 3 - Ford, Nash, Cooper
Nays: 0

020011
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District CP-3 (Regional Planned Business Center) on approximately a 5.93 acre tract of land generally located at 2000 N.E. 46th Street. (7330-CP-6)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Brian Pitts, City Planning and Development Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. A power point presentation was given. The purpose of this ordinance is to amend a previously approved preliminary plan on a 5.93 acre tract of land generally located at 2000 N.E. 46th Street. The applicant is proposing construction of an 8,000 square foot addition within the CP-3 Zoning District which combines two of the existing buildings.
Ayes: 3 - Ford, Nash, Cooper
Nays: 0

020012
Approving the preliminary plat of Troost Hills-A Commercial Condominium on approximately a 0.59 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of Troost Avenue and the west side of Forest Avenue, approximately 200 feet north of E. 33rd Street. (SD 0984)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Tim Parks, City Development Department, stated that the subject site is developed with a two-story, split level commercial building that extends the width of the block between Troost and Forest Avenue, approximately 200 feet north of East 33rd Street in Districts C-2 and C-3a. The applicant wishes to subdivide the building into four parcels in order to facilitate the sale of specific sections of the building. The uses of the four tracts will be commercial. Committee recommended to hold the ordinance until February 6, 2002.

020041
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0395, rezoning an area of approximately 5.1 acres generally located at the southwest corner of 107th Street and W. Longview Parkway from District GPA (General Planned Development District, Agricultural) to District GPR-1 (General Planned Development District, Residential, Low Density), and approving a development plan for the same. (12591-GP)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Patricia Noll, City Planning and Development Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. A power point presentation was given. The purpose of this ordinance is to rezone approximately 5.1 acres located on the southwest corner of 107th Street and West of Longview Parkway from District GPA to District GPR1 and approve a development plan for eight single family lots.
Ayes: 2 - Ford, Cooper
Nays: 0

020042
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District GP-3 (Regional Business) on approximately a 3.9 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of N.W. Barry Road and N. Barrybrooke Drive. (6399-GP-28)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Patricia Noll, City Planning and Development Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. A power point presentation was given. The purpose of this ordinance is to amend a development plan in District GP-3 on approximately 3.9 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of N.W. Barry Road and North Barrybrooke Drive in order to permit two identifications of two tenants upon a subdistrict monument identification sign. Kenneth Frazier, Attorney, spoke in support of the ordinance.
Ayes: 2 - Ford, Cooper
Nays: 0

020043
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District PD/C-2 (Planned Development/Local Retail Business District) on approximately a 1.1 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of 75th Street between Washington Street and Pennsylvania Avenue (except for the property on the northeast corner of 75th Street and Pennsylvania). (11371-PD-5)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Gregg Bollington, President of the Ward Parkway Homes Association, requested that the ordinance be held for one week. Bonnie Sue Cooper, Councilmember, requested that the ordinance be held one week as elderly and other members of the community requested opportunity to give their testimony. Due to inclement weather, several members of the community were unable to attend the meeting. Councilmember Cooper requested that the committee take this information into consideration on behalf of the citizens of the community. Doug Alpert, Botwin Family Partners, stated that he understood the concern. However, when the information was presented to the City Plan Commission, Mr. Bollington and one other person were present at the hearing. Mr. Bollington was able to adequately represent the views of the neighborhood at that time. Mr. Alpert requested that the information be heard at the present meeting. Troy Nash, Councilmember, stated that he would prefer that the ordinance be heard in one week in order to give interested parties the opportunity to give and hear testimony. Ed Ford, Councilmember, stated that the ordinance will be held for one week and will be heard at the next meeting on February 6, 2002.

020055
RESOLUTION - Amending the Shoal Creek Valley Area Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map for an approximately 5 acre tract of land generally located one-quarter mile west of N. Brighton Avenue, on the south side of N.E. Barry Road, by changing the recommended land use designation from "light industrial/warehouse uses" to "residential uses". (405-S-23)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
John Eckardt, City Planning and Development Department stated that resolution 020055 and ordinances 020056 and 020057 are related cases. Ordinance 020055 will amend the Shoal Creek Valley Area Plan by changing the recommended land use on about 5 acres generally located about 1/4 mile west of North Brighton Avenue on the south side of N.E. Barry Road from light industrial/warehouse to residential. Ordinance 020056 request consideration to rezone approximately 36.32 acres from District RA and C-3a1p to District R-2b (Two-family dwelling district). Ordinance 020057 request consideration to approve the community unit project plan on approximately 36.32 acres in District R-2b to allow for 288 multi-family units and private open space. Committee recommended approval of the resolution and ordinances.
Ayes: 3 - Ford, Nash, Cooper
Nays: 0

020056
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0396, rezoning an area of approximately 36.32 acres generally located one-quarter mile west of N. Brighton Avenue, on the south side of N.E. Barry Road, from Districts RA (Agricultural) and C-3a1-p (Intermediate Business, Low Buildings - Limited District) to District R-2b (Two-Family Dwellings). (12321-P-4)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
John Eckardt, City Planning and Development Department stated that resolution 020055 and ordinances 020056 and 020057 are related cases. Ordinance 020055 will amend the Shoal Creek Valley Area Plan by changing the recommended land use on about 5 acres generally located about 1/4 mile west of North Brighton Avenue on the south side of N.E. Barry Road from light industrial/warehouse to residential. Ordinance 020056 request consideration to rezone approximately 36.32 acres from District RA and C-3a1p to District R-2b (Two-family dwelling district). Ordinance 020057 request consideration to approve the community unit project plan on approximately 36.32 acres in District R-2b to allow for 288 multi-family units and private open space. Committee recommended approval of the resolution and ordinances.
Ayes: 3 - Ford, Nash, Cooper
Nays: 0

020057
(Sub.)
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 36.32 acre tract of land generally located one-quarter mile west of N. Brighton Avenue, on the south side of N.E. Barry Road. (12321-CUP-5)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
John Eckardt, City Planning and Development Department stated that resolution 020055 and ordinances 020056 and 020057 are related cases. Ordinance 020055 will amend the Shoal Creek Valley Area Plan by changing the recommended land use on about 5 acres generally located about 1/4 mile west of North Brighton Avenue on the south side of N.E. Barry Road from light industrial/warehouse to residential. Ordinance 020056 request consideration to rezone approximately 36.32 acres from District RA and C-3a1p to District R-2b (Two-family dwelling district). Ordinance 020057 request consideration to approve the community unit project plan on approximately 36.32 acres in District R-2b to allow for 288 multi-family units and private open space. Committee recommended approval of the resolution and ordinances.
Ayes: 3 - Ford, Nash, Cooper
Nays: 0

020095
Accepting various easements and deeds in Clay County; and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Lee Dixon, Public Works Department, stated that this ordinance is a Monthly Easement ordinance that accepts Easements and Deeds for location and maintenance of public infrastructure.
Ayes: 3 - Ford, Nash, Cooper
Nays: 0

020096
Accepting various deeds and easements conveying land to the City for public use purposes as part of the Blue River Rechannelization and directing the City Clerk to file same.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Edgar Jordan, City Planning and Development Department, stated that this is a housekeeping ordinance whereby the City has purchased property for the Blue River Rechannelization Project. This ordinance will formally accept the Deeds and Easements for various locations along the Blue River from 40 HWY to 59th Street.
Ayes: 3 - Ford, Nash, Cooper
Nays: 0

020097
Authorizing the Director of City Development to execute an easement with the Kansas City Power & Light Company for the construction and maintenance of electrical facilities on City-owned property commonly known as Oak Street Garage location.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Edgar Jordan, City Planning and Development Department, stated that this ordinance will provide for an easement so that Kansas City Power and Light Company may install and maintain electrical facilities in the vicinity of 1100 Oak.
Ayes: 3 - Ford, Nash, Cooper
Nays: 0

020098
Amending Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 011567 by repealing Section 6 of the ordinance and enacting a new section of like number and subject matter.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Patricia Jensen, Law Department, stated that this ordinance is in connection with the ordinance passed in November, 2001 for the plat of Brenner's Ridge. At the time the ordinance passed there was a section that delayed the effective date of the ordinance until ten days after passage or upon notice from the City Attorney to the City Clerk that the existing street right of ways, withing the plat, for certain streets have been vacated by the City Council. Because the vacation of such streets will not be completed until after February 27, 2002, the contingent approval of the plat will be null and void unless the Committee Substitute for Ordinance Number 011567 is amended to extend the time so that the vacation can be completed. The new expiration date would be April 18, 2002.
Ayes: 3 - Ford, Nash, Cooper
Nays: 0

020099
(Sub.)
Condemning and taking private property in fee simple for the elimination of blight in the Beacon Hill Redevelopment Project Area; providing for just compensation; and authorizing negotiations by the Director of City Development.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Edgar Jordan, City Planning and Development Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. The committee substitute submitted was accepted by the committee. This ordinance would authorize the City to proceed with filing the Condemnation Suit for properties located in the Beacon Hill Redevelopment Project Area. The properties to be condemned will be either demolished or renovated as part of the Beacon Hill Redevelopment Project.
Ayes: 3 - Ford, Nash, Cooper
Nays: 0

020103
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the submission of an application to the National Park Service 2002 Challenge Cost Share Program Grant for up to $250,000.00.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Karin Jacoby, Public Works Department, stated that this grant is being pursued in order to place public art along the Riverfront Heritage Trail. The National Park Service (NPS) Challenge Cost Share program requires a 50% local match, which can consist of cash funds or in-kind services. The grant application amount will be set so that in-kind services already being contributed by the City and the partner agencies are sufficient to meet the 50% match requirement. There will be no additional cash outlay required by the City, resulting in zero fiscal impact from the grant application.
Ayes: 3 - Ford, Nash, Cooper
Nays: 0

020110
Approving the plat of Rosemont - Second Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting and releasing various easements; and establishing grades on public ways.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Lee Dixon, Public Works Department, testified on behalf of this ordinance. A power point presentation was given. The purpose of this ordinance was to approve the plat of Rosemont - Second Plat generally located at N.E. 80th Street and N. Kensington Avenue.
Ayes: 3 - Ford, Nash, Cooper
Nays: 0

020049
Authorizing execution of a $30,000.00 Cooperative Agreement with the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, for the establishment of a boat ramp access and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents with the appropriate offices.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
 
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