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Last Published: 12/6/2006 2:08:29 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - ED FORD, TROY NASH, BONNIE COOPER, MARY WILLIAMS-NEAL
 
 
 The following item has been added to the agenda:

941450
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Shoal Creek Parkway Redevelopment Project G of the Shoal Creek Parkway Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
A committee substitute was submitted. Laura Whitener, Economic Development Corporation, said that project G of the Shoal Creek Parkway is located at the southwest quadrant of MO Highway 152 and I-35. The project will allow for the collection of PILOTS (payment in lieu of taxes) generated by construction of commercial development.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

011619
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District C-3a1-p (Intermediate Business, Low Buildings - Limited District) on approximately a 5.49 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of 87th Street and I-435. (7246-P-4)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"
Virginia Walsh, City Development Department, stated that this ordinance should be held off the agenda. The applicant has requested that City Plan Commission review not go forward. It was the consensus of the committee to hold ordinance off the agenda.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

011653
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission approving the Second Amendment to the Summit Tax Increment Financing Plan.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Laura Whitener, Economic Development Corporation, stated that ordinances 011653 and 011688 are related cases. Ordinance 011653 will provide revisions to Projects 8, 9 and 9a for surface parking in lieu of a structured parking garage. The amendment calls for deletion of a 100-400 space parking garage from project 8 and the replacement of the parking with surface parking for the Pershing Building. The Pershing Building will be remodeled for a restaurant with an outdoor dining terrace. Project 9 will provide for the relocation of the parkland improvements to project 9a; project 9a will be construction of parkland improvements, surface parking lot and to allow construction of a two level parking structure. The total estimated cost of the project is $25,858,800. Ordinance 011688 will provide the replacement of the land use that is within project 9 from hotel to surface parking lot and the elimination of construction of a hotel within project 9. The amendment will allow the rehab and reuse of the Pershing Building to go forth to insure that there will be enough parking. Melanie MacGillivray, Attorney, spoke in support of the projects. Councilwoman Cooper, expressed concerns regarding the post office on Pershing Road. Tom Trabon, Developer addressed Ms. Cooper's concerns.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

011659
Vacating a certain portion of N.W. Barry Road, approximately 150 feet west of N.W. Old Stagecoach Road, in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri. (1366-V)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Larry Stice, City Planning & Development Department, gave an overview of the ordinance. He stated the vacation will vacate a portion of NW Barry Road west of Old Stagecoach Road. The purpose is to give excess right of way to landowners. Committee recommended approval of the ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

011660
Approving the development plan submitted by the Old Town Redevelopment Corporation on approximately a 0.94 acre tract of land generally located on the south side of 10th Street between Baltimore Avenue and Wyandotte Street (127 West 10th Street and 1004 Baltimore Avenue); 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 Old Town Redevelopment Corporation; and authorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
John Eckardt, City Planning & Development Department, stated the project site is located on the south side of 10th Street between Baltimore and Wyandotte. The purpose of the "353" is to grant tax abatement for a 25 year period for three buildings to be constructed into commercial and residential units(lofts). No eminent domain is requested. The three building are known as the: Dwight/Burnap Building and the former Board of Trade Building. The site is zoned for C4. There is no parking requirement for C4 zoning. Parking structure already exists for the project and the applicant has secured 350 parking spaces. The project will be completed in one phase. The Redevelopment Coordinating Committee (RCC) made four determinations: 1). The area to be blighted; 2). recommends approval of the "353" Development Plan; 3). that the financing is adequate and 4). that the tax abatement be granted on the basis of 100% for 10 years for improvements and 50% for the land and improvements for the next fifteen years and that PILOTS (payment in lieu of taxes) be paid. The total cost for project is $38,115,724. City Development staff and City Plan Commission recommended approval. Christine Bushyhead, Attorney, agreed with staff's recommendations.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

011688
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission approving the Third Amendment to the Summit Tax Increment Financing Plan.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Laura Whitener, Economic Development Corporation, stated that ordinances 011653 and 011688 are related cases. Ordinance 011653 will provide revisions to Projects 8, 9 and 9a for surface parking in lieu of a structured parking garage. The amendment calls for deletion of a 100-400 space parking garage from project 8 and the replacement of the parking with surface parking for the Pershing Building. The Pershing Building will be remodeled for a restaurant with an outdoor dining terrace. Project 9 will provide for the relocation of the parkland improvements to project 9a; project 9a will be construction of parkland improvements, surface parking lot and to allow construction of a two level parking structure. The total estimated cost of the project is $25,858,800. Ordinance 011688 will provide the replacement of the land use that is within project 9 from hotel to surface parking lot and the elimination of construction of a hotel within project 9. The amendment will allow the rehab and reuse of the Pershing Building to go forth to insure that there will be enough parking. Melanie MacGillivray, Attorney, spoke in support of the project. Councilwoman Cooper expressed concerns regarding the post office on Pershing Road. Tom Trabon, Developer addressed Ms. Cooper's concerns.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

011406
Adopting certain revisions to the Major Street Plan for Kansas City by amending the Major Street Plan to delete the old alignment of 87th Street between Hickman Mills Road and realigned 87th Street and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Committee recommended to hold the ordinance until January 16, 2002.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

011509
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0385, rezoning an area of approximately 35.5 acres generally located on the east side of N.W. Waukomis Drive approximately 1,000 feet south of N.W. 64th Street from Districts R-1a (One-Family Dwellings) and PD/RA (Planned District/Agricultural) to District R-1b (One-Family Dwellings). (11777-P-6)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Saundra Aust, Park Board Commissioner, stated that the Parks Department is working very hard on the project and requested that ordinances 011509 and 011510 be held until January 16, 2002.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

011510
(Sub.)
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 35.5 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of N.W. Waukomis Drive approximately 1,000 feet south of N.W. 64th Street. (11777-CUP-7)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Saundra Aust, Park Board Commissioner, stated that the Parks Department is working very hard on the project and requested that ordinances 011509 and 011510 be held until January 16, 2002.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0

011564
Authorizing a Third Contract Amendment with the Housing and Economic Development Financial Corporation and Westside Industrial Park, LLC, for the Westside Industrial Park Project.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Committee recommended to hold ordinance 011564 for one week.
Ayes: 4 - Ford, Nash, Cooper, Williams-Neal
Nays: 0
 
 There will be a closed session to discuss a Real Estate Transaction pursuant to RSMo 610.021(2).