Last Published: 5/18/2009 9:36:21 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:2 - TROY NASH, SAUNDRA MCFADDEN-WEAVER
Out:2 - JOHN FAIRFIELD, KAY BARNES
Excused:1 - BONNIE COOPER
 
 
 Beginning of Proposed Consent Items

060749
Approving the plat of Parkway Condominium, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of Public Works to accept a Partial Deed of Release Agreement and a Subordination of Deed of Trust Agreement; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached documents.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
It was the consensus of the committee to pass the ordinance. No staff or public testimony given.
Ayes: 4 - Nash, Fairfield, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

060751
Approving the plat of Southmoreland Condominiums Amended, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached documents


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
It was the consensus of the committee to pass the ordinance. No staff or public testimony given.
Ayes: 4 - Nash, Fairfield, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

060752
Approving the plat of 4520 Madison, an addition in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements and agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to file this ordinance and attached agreement


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
It was the consensus of the committee to pass the ordinance. No staff or public testimony given.
Ayes: 4 - Nash, Fairfield, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0
 
 End of Proposed Consent Items

060717
Rezoning an area of approximately .14 acres generally located about 200 feet west of N. Oak Trafficway and about 350 feet north of the Gladstone city limits from District R-1a to District PD/R-1a, and approving a development plan for the same. (11631-PD-4)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (8/2/2006)"

060718
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District C-2-p on a 1.9 acre tract of land generally located on the west side of N. Oak Trafficway about 250 feet north of the Gladstone city limits (11631-P-5)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (8/2/2006)"

060719
Approving a community unit project plan on approximately 112.57 acres generally located at the northeast corner of Martha Truman Road and Prospect Avenue. (13269-CUP-2)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (8/2/2006)"
Brian Pitts, City Development, testified on behalf of this ordinance. John Stanbrook and Glen Smithson, Progress Land Company, were present to answer questions from the committee. The following testified in opposition to this plan: Maggie Firefrock - Martha Truman Road Neighborhood Association Ann Ewlsoy - Martha Truman Road Neighborhood Association Pam Whiting - Martha Truman Road Neighborhood Association This ordinance will allow for rezoning from District RA to District R-1a and will allow for approval of a community unit project plan to allow for 224 single-family residences, 85 patio homes, 115 townhomes, and 58 multi family residential condominiums.

060720
Rezoning approximately 17.7 acres generally located on the west side of N. Indiana Avenue between N.E. 87th Street on the south and N.E. 91st Terrace on the north from District RA to District R-1a. (13527-P).


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
John Eckardt, City Planning and Development, testified in support of this ordinance and its companion ordiance, 060721. The applicant, Steve Larger with Harrington and Collier representing Victory Development was available to answer questions from the committee. No public testimony. This ordinance will allow rezoning the site from District RA (Agricultural district) to District R-1a (one-family dwelling district--medium density).
Ayes: 2 - Nash, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

060721
Approving a Community Unit Project on an approximately 17.7 acre tract of land generally located on the west side of N. Indiana Avenue between N.E. 87th Street on the south and N.E. 91st Terrace on the north. (13527-CUP-1)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
John Eckardt, City Planning and Development, testified in support of this ordinance and its companion ordiance, 060720. The applicant, Steve Larger with Harrington and Collier representing Victory Development was available to answer questions from the committee. No public testimony. This ordinance will allow approval of a community unit project plan to allow for the development of 48 single-family lots.
Ayes: 2 - Nash, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

060726
Approving a development plan in District GP-7 (agricultural and low density residential) on a 33.67 acre tract of land generally located north of the I-29/I-435 interchange at the southwest corner of N. Winan Avenue and N.W. 128th Street. (13526-GP)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Vince Husted, City Planning and Development, testified on behalf of the ordinance. Michael Flowers, Flowers Survey Company, and Bob Anderson, Solid Rock Ministries, were present to answer questions from the committee. A memo from the Aviation Department in opposition to the development plan with recommendations was presented to the committee. Travis Kieffer, Development Division, answered questions regarding the recommendations and compliance of the applicant. No public testimony. This ordinance will allow approval of a GP Development Plan in District GP-7 (agricultural and low density residential) to allow for 2 church buildings on 1 lot.
Ayes: 2 - Nash, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

060728
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Briarcliff-Antioch-Davidson Area Plan by modifying the Land Use Plan and Map for an area of approximately 33 acres generally located at the northeast corner of N.E. Vivion Road and N. Oak Trafficway, by changing the recommended land use from public/semi-public to retail/commercial. (241-S-4)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Councilwoman Deb Hermann and Councilman Bill Skaggs testified on behalf of this resolution. John Eckardt, Planning and Zoning testified in support of the resolution approving an amendment to the Briarcliff-Antioch-Davidson Area Plan for an area approximately 33 areas generally located at the northeast corner of N.E Vivion Road and N. Oak Trafficway, by recommending land use from public/semipublic to retail/commercial. Nelson, Traffic Division, answered questions about traffic issues and changes to the intersection to accommodate traffic. Tim Crystal, Crystal and Leber, described the proposed development of the area in the plan and answered questions from the committee. Public Testimony in opposition to the development plan: Anita Gorman - resident Joe Gilleti - resident Michael Duffy - Green Meadows Keviin Masters - KCMO Police Department Public testimony in support of the development plan: Ralph Scott - Northland Community Alliance Jim Rice - North Oak Corridor Steering Committee Phillip Roberts - Midwestern Baptist Seminary Rodney Harrison - Midwestern Baptist Seminary
Ayes: 4 - Nash, Fairfield, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

060729
Rezoning an area of approximately 33 acres generally located at the northeast corner of N.E. Vivion Road and N. Oak Trafficway, from District R-1b to District URD and approving a development plan for the same. (13554-URD).


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Councilwoman Deb Hermann and Councilman Bill Skaggs testified on behalf of this ordinance. John Eckardt, City Planning and Development, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Public Testimony in opposition to the development plan: Anita Gorman - resident Joe Gilleti - resident Michael Duffy - Green Meadows Keviin Masters - KCMO Police Department Public testimony in support of the development plan: Ralph Scott - Northland Community Alliance Jim Rice - North Oak Corridor Steering Committee Phillip Roberts - Midwestern Baptist Seminary Rodney Harrison - Midwestern Baptist Seminary This ordinance will allow rezoning of the NE corner of NE Vivion Road and N Oak Trafficway to District URD (Urban redevelopment district) for a shopping center.
Ayes: 4 - Nash, Fairfield, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

060730
Rezoning approximately 17 acres generally located at the northeast corner of I-435 and Holmes Road from Districts R-5-O-p and R-2a to District R-5-O-p, and approving a development plan for the same. (7443-P-22)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Virginia Walsh, City Planning and Development testified on behalf of the ordinance. Jeff Kimble, the applicant, was present to answer questions from the committee. No public testimony. This ordinance will allow rezoning of approximately 0.8 acres from R-2a (Two family dwellings) and R-50p (High apartment, administrative office building, limited) to R-50p; to allow for additional parking for approximately 60 spaces.
Ayes: 2 - Nash, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

060731
Rezoning an area of approximately 112.57 acres generally located at the northeast corner of Martha Truman Road and Prospect Avenue from District RA to District R-1a. (13269-P-1)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (8/2/2006)"
Brian Pitts, City Development, testified on behalf of this ordinance. John Stanbrook and Glen Smithson, Progress Land Company, were present to answer questions from the committee. The following testified in opposition to this plan: Maggie Firefrock - Martha Truman Road Neighborhood Association Ann Ewlsoy - Martha Truman Road Neighborhood Association Pam Whiting - Martha Truman Road Neighborhood Association This ordinance will allow for rezoning from District RA to District R-1a and will allow for approval of a community unit project plan to allow for 224 single-family residences, 85 patio homes, 115 townhomes, and 58 multi family residential condominiums.

060733
Amending Chapter 66, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 66-128, Parks, playgrounds and open space areas, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter to provide for dedication of land for park uses, or payment in lieu of dedication for residential condominium plats. (141-S-24)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Virginia Walsh, City Planning and Development, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Steven Hardy, Downtown Neighborhood Association, testified in support of this ordinance. This ordinance will amend Chapter 66, Section 128, commonly known as the Subdivision Regulations.
Ayes: 2 - Nash, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

060737
(Sub.)
Approving a Community Unit Project in District R-4 on an approximately 8.93 acre tract of land generally located on the west side of Blue Ridge Extension, north of Longview Road (approximately 11400 Blue Ridge Extension).


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (8/16/2006)"

060738
Rezoning an area of approximately 8.93 acres generally located on the west side of Blue Ridge Extension, north of Longview Road (approximately 11400 Blue Ridge Extension) from Districts R-4, C-1 and C-2 to District R-4.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (8/16/2006)"

060750
Acknowledging the prior termination of Phases I.1 and II development rights and Phases I.1 and II property tax abatement granted pursuant to the contract between Bishop Spencer Place Redevelopment Corporation and the City dated March 2, 1994, so as to clarify the 25-year property tax abatements granted to the newly created Phases II and III pursuant to the City’s approvals of the First and Second Amendments to the Redevelopment Plan for Bishop Spencer Place. (439-S-2)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
John Eckardt, City Planning and Development testified on behalf of this ordinance. No public testimony. This ordinance will allow a 2nd Amendment to the Bishop Spencer Place “353”, granting full tax abatement to newly constructed area.
Ayes: 2 - Nash, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

060759
Accepting a Special Warranty Deed in Jackson County, Missouri for the Cherry Street Inn property; and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Edgar Jordan, City Planning and Development, testified on behalf of this ordinance. No public testimony. This ordinance will allow acceptance of a Special Warranty Deed from IB Property Holdings, LLC to be used for public use purposes.
Ayes: 2 - Nash, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

060760
Accepting a Special Warranty Deed from The Land Trust of Jackson County, Missouri, State of Missouri, conveying to the City of Kansas City, Missouri, certain property located at 6183 Paseo Boulevard in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, for park purposes and directing the City Clerk to record the ordinance.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Edgar Jordon, City Planning and Development, testified on behald of this ordinance. No public testimony. This ordinance will allow acceptance of a Special Warranty Deed from The Land Trust of Jackson County for public use as part of the Park System.
Ayes: 2 - Nash, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

060769
Authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into an agreement with Mid-America Regional Council for the purpose of providing tower space for Regional Area Multi-Band Integrated System equipment.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Edgar Jordan, City Planning and Development, tesified on behalf of this ordinance. No public testimony. This ordinance will allow acceptance of a Public Safety Communications Board Tower Site Agreement to allow collaction of tower equipment on 3 existing kcmo tower sites for the use of RAMBIS equipment.
Ayes: 2 - Nash, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

060512
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary plan in District CP-2 on approximately a 2.5 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of 39th Street and Kensington Avenue. (4338-CP-2)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (8/2/2006)"

060534
(Sub.)
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the First Amendment to the North Oak Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the First Amendment to the North Oak Tax Increment Financing Plan.; and designating an expanded redevelopment area.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Councilwoman Deb Hermann and Councilman Bill Skaggs testified on behalf of this ordinance. John Eckardt, City Planning and Development, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Manish Patel, Economic Development Corporation, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Public Testimony in opposition to the development plan: Anita Gorman - resident Joe Gilleti - resident Michael Duffy - Green Meadows Keviin Masters - KCMO Police Department Public testimony in support of the development plan: Ralph Scott - Northland Community Alliance Jim Rice - North Oak Corridor Steering Committee Phillip Roberts - Midwestern Baptist Seminary Rodney Harrison - Midwestern Baptist Seminary This ordinance will allow approval of the First Amendment to the North Oak Tax Increment Financing Plan which will expand the redevelopment area by adding a 32 acre parcel located at the north east corner of North Oak Trafficway and Vivion Road intersection which will be developed into 211,000 square feet of retail.
Ayes: 4 - Nash, Fairfield, Barnes, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0

060535
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 3 of the North Oak Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"

060536
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 4 of the North Oak Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


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

060537
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 5A of the North Oak Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


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



PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE recommends "REFERRED TO FINANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE"

060538
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 5B of the North Oak Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


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

060539
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 6 of the North Oak Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


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

060673
Approving the preliminary plat of Soldiers Crossing on a 1.58 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of N. Brighton Avenue, south of N.E. 55th Terrace. (SD 1243)


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

060740
Authorizing the Director of the Department of City Development to enter into an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District to extend a contract for one staff member to support the City Brownfields Program; expending $30,000.00 in City funds to fund Corps staff support services per the Memorandum of Agreement; and accepting $60,000.00 of additional in-kind staff support services for the City Brownfields Program from the Corps through funds provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Andrew Bracker, City Planning and Development, testified on behalf of this ordinance. No public testimony. This ordinance will allow authorization for the Director of City Planning & Development to enter an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to extend staff support for the City Brownfields Program; appropriating $30,000 in City funds; and accepting $60,000 of additional in-kind staff support service.
Ayes: 2 - Nash, McFadden-Weaver
Nays: 0
 
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