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Last Published: 12/6/2006 11:24:21 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - ED FORD, TROY NASH, BONNIE COOPER, MARY WILLIAMS-NEAL
 

030229
Repealing Ordinance No. 931506 and enacting in lieu thereof a new ordinance approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 242.7 acre tract of land generally located on the west side of U.S. Highway 169 between Cookingham Drive and N.W. 108th Street. (10872-CUP-4)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Dion Waldon, Public Works Department stated that the ordinance will repeal Ordinance 931506. Public Works Department, City Development Department and the developer has determined that it is necessary to amend condition #7 and delete condition #5 from Ordinance 931506. Ordinance 030229 will allow development of 724 single family residential lots on 15.9 acres of private open space.

030230
Repealing Ordinance No. 010013 and enacting in lieu thereof a new ordinance approving the preliminary plat of Blue Valley Industrial Park on approximately a 10.3 acre tract of land generally bounded by Blue River on the east, 12th Street on the north, Truman Road on the south, and Oakland Avenue on the west. (SD 0938)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Dion Waldon, Public Works Department stated that the Ordinance will repeal Ordinance 010013 regarding condition #2. Approval of the preliminary plat will allow development of 2 industrial lots located west of the Blue River, south of 12th Street on 10.3 acres.

030231
Approving the preliminary plat of The Estates at Willow Brooke on approximately a 30.69 acre tract of land located between N.E. 92nd Street and N.E. 95th Street, east of N. Flora Avenue. (SD 0943B)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Brian Pitts, City Development Department stated that the preliminary plat proposes an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plat of ClyMar Estates. Approval of the plat will create 51 single-family residential lots. Committee recommended approval of the Ordinance.

030232
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District GP-7 (Agricultural and Low Density Residential Uses) on approximately a 49.75 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of LP Cookingham Drive, approximately 2000 feet west of N. Robinhood Lane. (10426-GP-4)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
It was the consensus of the committee to hold Ordinance 030232 until April 9, 2003.

030233
Amending Chapter 66, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 66-42, General procedure, 66-44, Review of final plat by Plan Commission, 66-45, Review of final plat by City Council, 66-47, Options for construction of public improvements and 66-122, Streets, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like numbers and subject matter.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Virginia Walsh, City Planning & Development Department gave an overview of the Ordinance.

030253
Approving the preliminary plat of Granada Condominiums on approximately a .31 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard, approximately 400 feet east of Main Street. (SD 1026)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Approval of the project will create 16 residential condominium units.

030255
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District URD (Urban Redevelopment District) on approximately a 52 acre tract of land generally bounded by E. 28th Street and E. 29th Street on the north, Gillham Road on the east, E. 31st Street on the south, and Main Street and Warwick Trafficway on the west. (10494-URD-1)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Ordinances 030254 and 030255 are related cases. John Eckardt, City Planning & Development Department stated that Ordinance 030254 will amend a development plan in District URD. Ordinance 030255 will approve the "353" plan for the redevelopment and rehabilitation of the neighborhood. The area is bounded by E. 28th Street and E. 29th Street on the north, Gillham Road on the east, E. 31st Street on the south and Main Street and Warwick Trafficway on the west. The purpose of the amendment is to: 1) change the legal description of the area; 2) replace the original neighborhood contract. The contract that was incorporated into the original plan is now revised with a 1998 Neighborhood contract and 3) make minor changes in the land use proposed in portions of the redevelopment area to reflect the land uses in the Union Hill Tax Increment Financing plan. The project will be completed in three phases. There are four determinations made by the Redevelopment Coordinating Committee: 1) The area declared blighted; 2) agrees with the development plan; 3) financing is adequate and 4) tax abatement is granted on the basis of 100% for 10 years and 50% for the land improvements for the next 15 years. Staff and City Plan Commission recommended approval.

030267
RESOLUTION - Amending the Shoal Creek Valley Area Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map for an approximately 4 acre tract of land generally located at the southwest corner of N. Brighton Avenue and N.E. 80th Street by changing the recommended land use from residential to retail commercial and for an approximately 6 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of N. Spruce Street and N.E. 80th Street from residential to office. (405-S-24)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Resolution 030267 and Ordinances 030268, 030269 and 030270 are related cases. Virginia Walsh, City Planning & Development Department stated that Resolution 030267 will amend the Shoal Creek Valley Area Plan. The purpose of Ordinances 030268 and 030269 is to allow for 218 single-family lots and 560 apartments. Two apartment areas are proposed: 288 units in 18 two story, 16 unit buildings at the southern boundary along N. Brighton and 272 units in 17 buildings located on the east side of N. Spruce. The northerly apartment areas will be accessed from NE 80th Street south from the office area and from N. Spruce Avenue south of NE 80th Street. A pool and clubhouse is proposed in the northern portion of the area. Stormwater detention tracts are proposed in the southeast portion of the site. One along N. Brighton in the single family area and a large basin in the southwestern portion of the single-family area. Ordinance 030270 will allow development of a 41,090 sq. ft. office development. Ms. Walsh gave an overview of the project for Ordinance 030270. Staff and City Plan Commission recommended approval. Doug Kean, applicant, concurred with staff's recommendations.

030268
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0469, rezoning an area of approximately 117 acres generally located south of N.E. 80th Street, west of N. Brighton Avenue, east of N. Spruce Street and N. Kensington Avenue (except the southwest corner of N.E. 80th Street and N. Brighton Avenue and the southeast corner of N.E. 80th Street and N. Spruce Street) from District RA (Agricultural) to District R-2b (Two-Family Dwellings). (12542-P-2)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Resolution 030267 and Ordinances 030268, 030269 and 030270 are related cases. Virginia Walsh, City Planning & Development Department stated that Resolution 030267 will amend the Shoal Creek Valley Area Plan. The purpose of Ordinances 030268 and 030269 is to allow for 218 single-family lots and 560 apartments. Two apartment areas are proposed: 288 units in 18 two story, 16 unit buildings at the southern boundary along N. Brighton and 272 units in 17 buildings located on the east side of N. Spruce. The northerly apartment areas will be accessed from NE 80th Street south from the office area and from N. Spruce Avenue south of NE 80th Street. A pool and clubhouse is proposed in the northern portion of the area. Stormwater detention tracts are proposed in the southeast portion of the site. One along N. Brighton in the single family area and a large basin in the southwestern portion of the single-family area. Ordinance 030270 will allow development of a 41,090 sq. ft. office development. Ms. Walsh gave an overview of the project for Ordinance 030270. Staff and City Plan Commission recommended approval. Doug Kean, applicant, concurred with staff's recommendations.

030269
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 116.68 acre tract of land generally located south of N.E. 80th Street and west of N. Brighton Avenue and east of N. Spruce Street and N. Kensington Avenue. (12542-CUP-4)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Resolution 030267 and Ordinances 030268, 030269 and 030270 are related cases. Virginia Walsh, City Planning & Development Department stated that Resolution 030267 will amend the Shoal Creek Valley Area Plan. The purpose of Ordinances 030268 and 030269 is to allow for 218 single-family lots and 560 apartments. Two apartment areas are proposed: 288 units in 18 two story, 16 unit buildings at the southern boundary along N. Brighton and 272 units in 17 buildings located on the east side of N. Spruce. The northerly apartment areas will be accessed from NE 80th Street south from the office area and from N. Spruce Avenue south of NE 80th Street. A pool and clubhouse is proposed in the northern portion of the area. Stormwater detention tracts are proposed in the southeast portion of the site. One along N. Brighton in the single family area and a large basin in the southwestern portion of the single-family area. Ordinance 030270 will allow development of a 41,090 sq. ft. office development. Ms. Walsh gave an overview of the project for Ordinance 030270. Staff and City Plan Commission recommended approval. Doug Kean, applicant, concurred with staff's recommendations.

030270
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0470, rezoning an area of approximately 6 acres generally located at the southeast corner of N.E. 80th Street and N. Spruce Street from District RA (Agricultural) to District R-5-p (High Apartments - Limited District), and approving a preliminary plan for the same. (12542-P-3)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Resolution 030267 and Ordinances 030268, 030269 and 030270 are related cases. Virginia Walsh, City Planning & Development Department stated that Resolution 030267 will amend the Shoal Creek Valley Area Plan. The purpose of Ordinances 030268 and 030269 is to allow for 218 single-family lots and 560 apartments. Two apartment areas are proposed: 288 units in 18 two story, 16 unit buildings at the southern boundary along N. Brighton and 272 units in 17 buildings located on the east side of N. Spruce. The northerly apartment areas will be accessed from NE 80th Street south from the office area and from N. Spruce Avenue south of NE 80th Street. A pool and clubhouse is proposed in the northern portion of the area. Stormwater detention tracts are proposed in the southeast portion of the site. One along N. Brighton in the single family area and a large basin in the southwestern portion of the single-family area. Ordinance 030270 will allow development of a 41,090 sq. ft. office development. Ms. Walsh gave an overview of the project for Ordinance 030270. Staff and City Plan Commission recommended approval. Doug Kean, applicant, concurred with staff's recommendations.

030343
Approving a plan for industrial development for construction, acquisition, equipping and furnishing of a regional headquarters for AmerisourceBergen Corporation located at N.W. 112th Street and N. Congress Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


FINANCE COMMITTEE recommends "REFERRED FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE"
Ordinance 030343 was referred to Finance Committee.

030353
Condemning and taking private property for public use for Permanent and Temporary Water Main Easements in Cass County, Missouri, for the Construction of Cass County Transmission System, WSD Contract No. 7851, and providing for the payment of just compensation therefore.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Jim Mellem, Water Services Department gave an overview of the ordinance. Approval of the ordinance will allow customers in Cass County, Raymore to be supplied with water.

030356
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a tax credit agreement with the Missouri Development Finance Board and the Kansas City Public Library for the issuance of tax credits and the acceptance of private contributions for the Kansas City Public Library Garage construction project located at the northwest corner of 10th Street and Baltimore, Kansas City, Missouri.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Bob Langenkamp, City Planning & Development Department gave an overview of the ordinance. Committee recommended approval.

030359
Approving the plat of Windtree Second Plat, 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 agreement.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Dion Waldon, Public Works Department stated the plat will create 25 single family residential lots approximately 7.83 acres located on NW 57th Street on both side of proposed N. Wyoming Ave.

030360
Approving the plat of Windtree Third Plat, an addition in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Dion Waldon, Public Works Department stated that the plat will create 38 single family residential lots on approximately 12.32 acres located on NW 56th Street and N. Wyoming Avenue.

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 "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Larry Stice, City Planning & Development Department, and Jim Bowers, attorney stated that all of the parties are in agreement with the project. There have been lengthy discussion. Councilwoman Cooper expressed concerns regarding the traffic study. Committee recommended approval.

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 "ADVANCE AND DO PASS THIRD COMMITTEE"
Larry Stice, City Planning & Development Department, and Jim Bowers, attorney stated that all of the parties are in agreement with the project. There have been lengthy discussion. Councilwoman Cooper expressed concerns regarding the traffic study. Committee recommended approval.

021164
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0436, rezoning an area of approximately 9.2 acres generally located on the north side of Red Bridge Road and the east side of Holmes Road from Districts RA (Agricultural) and R-1a (One-Family Dwellings) to District R-1b (One-Family Dwellings). (12801-P)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
It was the consensus of the committee to hold Ordinance 021164 and 021165 on the agenda for one week.

021165
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 9.2 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of Red Bridge Road and the east side of Holmes Road. (12801-CUP-1)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
It was the consensus of the committee to hold Ordinance 021164 and 021165 on the agenda for one week.

021272
RESOLUTION - Amending the Shoal Creek Valley Area Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map for an approximately 43.4 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of N.E. L.P. Cookingham Drive and (realigned) N.E. Sherman Road, by changing the recommended land use designation from "residential uses" to "retail uses."


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Resolution 021272 and Ordinances 021273,021274 and 021275 are related cases. Tim Parks, City Planning & Development Department stated that City Plan Commission recommended denial of the project. He gave a overview of the plan and stated that more greenspace is recommended by staff. A committee substitute was submitted regarding a traffic study. Mike Burke, attorney stated that the project has been pending for some time. He gave an overview of the changes made to the project by the neighborhood (hand-outs are on file in the City Clerk's Office). Noting some of the changes for the project Mr. Burke state that residents have requested street improvements. He also stated that State and Federal permits will be a prerequisite for the project. Terri Satterlee, attorney stated that the project should be developed in the "right way". Residents are against the project because of traffic and density. John Pullium, resident stated that the development is called "leap frogging". The project is too big and the density is too high.

021273
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0439, rezoning an area of approximately 206.9 acres generally located both on the south/west side of N.E. Sherman Road, approximately 1400 feet north of N.E. L.P. Cookingham Drive and on the west side of N. Eastern Avenue, approximately 600 feet north of N.E. L.P. Cookingham Drive from District RA (Agricultural) to District R-1a (One-Family Dwellings). (12615-P)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Resolution 021272 and Ordinances 021273,021274 and 021275 are related cases. Tim Parks, City Planning & Development Department stated that City Plan Commission recommended denial of the project. He gave a overview of the plan and stated that more greenspace is recommended by staff. A committee substitute was submitted regarding a traffic study. Mike Burke, attorney stated that the project has been pending for some time. He gave an overview of the changes made to the project by the neighborhood (hand-outs are on file in the City Clerk's Office). Noting some of the changes for the project Mr. Burke state that residents have requested street improvements. He also stated that State and Federal permits will be a prerequisite for the project. Terri Satterlee, attorney stated that the project should be developed in the "right way". Residents are against the project because of traffic and density. John Pullium, resident stated that the development is called "leap frogging". The project is too big and the density is too high.

021274
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 80, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new section to be known as Section 80-11A0440, rezoning an area of approximately 43.4 acres generally located at the northwest corner of N.E. L.P. Cookingham Drive ( Missouri Route 291) and (realigned) N.E. Sherman Road from District RA ( Agricultural) to District CP-2 (Local Planned Business Center). (12615-CP- 1)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Resolution 021272 and Ordinances 021273,021274 and 021275 are related cases. Tim Parks, City Planning & Development Department stated that City Plan Commission recommended denial of the project. He gave a overview of the plan and stated that more greenspace is recommended by staff. A committee substitute was submitted regarding a traffic study. Mike Burke, attorney stated that the project has been pending for some time. He gave an overview of the changes made to the project by the neighborhood (hand-outs are on file in the City Clerk's Office). Noting some of the changes for the project Mr. Burke state that residents have requested street improvements. He also stated that State and Federal permits will be a prerequisite for the project. Terri Satterlee, attorney stated that the project should be developed in the "right way". Residents are against the project because of traffic and density. John Pullium, resident stated that the development is called "leap frogging". The project is too big and the density is too high.

021275
(Sub.)
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 206.9 acre tract of land generally located both on the south/west side of N.E. Sherman Road, approximately 1400 feet north of N.E. L.P. Cookingham Drive and on the west side of N. Eastern Avenue (extending west to realigned N.E. Sherman Road), approximately 600 feet north of N.E. L.P. Cookingham Drive. (12615- CUP-2)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA"
Resolution 021272 and Ordinances 021273,021274 and 021275 are related cases. Tim Parks, City Planning & Development Department stated that City Plan Commission recommended denial of the project. He gave a overview of the plan and stated that more greenspace is recommended by staff. A committee substitute was submitted regarding a traffic study. Mike Burke, attorney stated that the project has been pending for some time. He gave an overview of the changes made to the project by the neighborhood (hand-outs are on file in the City Clerk's Office). Noting some of the changes for the project Mr. Burke state that residents have requested street improvements. He also stated that State and Federal permits will be a prerequisite for the project. Terri Satterlee, attorney stated that the project should be developed in the "right way". Residents are against the project because of traffic and density. John Pullium, resident stated that the development is called "leap frogging". The project is too big and the density is too high.

030165
RESOLUTION - Adopting the Downtown Land Use and Development Plan as a guide for the future development and redevelopment of that part of Kansas City, Missouri, that is generally bounded by the Interstate Highway Loop and contiguous areas described as the River Market, which is generally bounded by the Missouri River to the north, Independence Avenue to the south, the Locust Street Trafficway to the east and Broadway Boulevard to the west and the Crossroads District, which is generally bounded by Truman Road to the north, the Kansas City Terminal Tracks to the south, Charlotte Street to the east and Broadway Boulevard to the west. (589-S)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Vicki Noteis, Director of City Development Department gave an overview of the Downtown Land Use Plan. She also stated that staff has presented the proposed downtown plan to the committee through a series of updates and workshops as the plan was being developed. There have been several meetings held regarding the plan and staff has been working closely with The Greater Downtown Development Authority. Councilwoman Cooper wanted to know the boundaries of downtown. Ms. Noteis answered her question.

030191
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Stating the resolution of the Council to establish an economic development incentive policy and to continue the process of developing the policy with input of community stakeholders.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
A committee substitute was submitted for the ordinance. Councilman Ford explained to the committee stating that he has worked with staff and Economic Development Corporation and he believes that it is not possible to complete the process of adopting an Economic Development Policy. The committee substitute indicates that it's the intent of the committee that the next council continue the work. Also that a task force of community stakeholder be created to refine the policy. Andy Udris, President, Economic Development Corporation, supports the Resolution

030254
Approving a First Amendment to the Amended and Restated Development Plan submitted by the Phoenix Redevelopment Corporation for the Union Hill project on an approximately 52 acre tract of land generally bounded by E. 28th Street and E. 29th Street on the north, Gillham Road on the east, E. 31st Street on the south and Main Street and Warwick Trafficway on the west; authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a revised contract with the Phoenix Redevelopment Corporation; and reauthorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS"
Ordinances 030254 and 030255 are related cases. John Eckardt, City Planning & Development Department stated that Ordinance 030254 will amend a development plan in District URD. Ordinance 030255 will approve the "353" plan for the redevelopment and rehabilitation of the neighborhood. The area is bounded by E. 28th Street and E. 29th Street on the north, Gillham Road on the east, E. 31st Street on the south and Main Street and Warwick Trafficway on the west. The purpose of the amendment is to: 1) change the legal description of the area; 2) replace the original neighborhood contract. The contract that was incorporated into the original plan is now revised with a 1998 Neighborhood contract and 3) make minor changes in the land use proposed in portions of the redevelopment area to reflect the land uses in the Union Hill Tax Increment Financing plan. The project will be completed in three phases. There are four determinations made by the Redevelopment Coordinating Committee: 1) The area declared blighted; 2) agrees with the development plan; 3) financing is adequate and 4) tax abatement is granted on the basis of 100% for 10 years and 50% for the land improvements for the next 15 years. Staff and City Plan Commission recommended approval.

030293
RESOLUTION - Supporting the establishment of the Staley Farm Neighborhood Improvement District for the Staley Farm Public Improvement Project and directing the City Manager to proceed expeditiously with the documents necessary to establish the district and stating the Council intent to issue bonds for this project.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Staff from City Development Department testified on the ordinance. Committee recommends approval.
 
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