Last Published: 10/21/2009 10:34:30 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - TERRY RILEY, CINDY CIRCO, JOHN SHARP, ED FORD
Out:1 - BETH GOTTSTEIN
 
 
 BEGINNING OF CONSENT ITEM:

090854
Approving the plat of Rockhill Condominium Second Replat, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0541B)


PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
There was no testimony taken on this consent item.
Ayes: 3 - Riley, Sharp, Ford
Nays: 0
 
 END OF CONSENT ITEM

090818
Approving the Blue Valley PIEA General Development Plan for an area of approximately 2,620 acres generally bounded by the Big Blue River on the north, 43rd Street (extended) on the south, I-435 and the City of Independence on the east, and the Big Blue River and Missouri Pacific Railroad on the west and declaring the area included in such plan to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Authority (PIEA) Law 100.300-100.620. (674-S)


PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/21/2009)"

Ayes: 4 - Riley, Circo, Sharp, Ford
Nays: 0

090819
Rezoning an area of approximately 2.78 acres generally located at 1600 Olive Street from District M-1-p to District URD, and approving a development plan for the same. (7372-URD-26)


PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Jacob Dobsch, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance will consider the rezoning from District M-1p (general industry/limited district) to District URD (urban redevelopment district) to allow the expansion of an existing printing card production facility to allow a total of 45,887 square feet of building area and a future expansion.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Circo, Sharp, Ford
Nays: 0

090838
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary development plan in District M-1p on approximately 13.0 acres generally located at 8601 E. Highway 40, on the south side of Highway 40, approximately 1,000 feet east of the I-435 interchange (8984-P-4)


PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Jacob Dobsch, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Ben Pettis, A2MG, was present to answer questions from the committee. This ordinance will allow a plan amendment in District M-1p (light industry/limited district) to allow the construction of approximately 13,000 square feet of additional building area in two buildings. Testimony: Becky Hart, Western Blue Township Homes Association
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Circo, Sharp, Ford
Nays: 0

090839
(Sub.)
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District GP-3 on an approximately 12.92 acre tract of land generally located at 9300 and 9400 N.W. Prairie View Road, approximately 1,000 feet north of N.W. Tiffany Springs Road. (10251-GP-20)


PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Jacob Dobsch, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Patricia Jensen, White Goss, and Rick Worth, Worth Harley Davidson, were present to answer questions from the committee. This ordinance will allow the expansion of an existing building by 15,773 square feet for a motorcycle dealership and approving a total of 104,997 square feet of building area for two dealerships and a collision center and two stormwater detention tracts.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Circo, Sharp, Ford
Nays: 0

090850
RESOLUTION - Amending the Washington Wheatley/Wendell Phillips/Downtown East Area Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Map for an approximately 4.14 acre tract of land generally located on both sides of Flora Avenue between Vine Street and The Paseo, by changing the proposed land use recommendations from low density residential to medium-density residential uses.


PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/21/2009)"

090851
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan in District URD on approximately 94 acres generally bounded by 22nd Street on the north, Bruce R. Watkins Drive and The Paseo on the east, 27th Street and approximately 100 feet south of 27th Street at Troost Avenue on the south, and Troost Avenue and approximately 150 feet west of Troost Avenue at 27th Street on the west. (12708-URD-2)


PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/21/2009)"

090867
Accepting a United States Environmental Protection Agency, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) Brownfield Cleanup Grant for the East Village Project, Former Greyhound Bus Terminal, in the amount of $200,000.00; estimating revenue in the amount of $200,000.00; appropriating funds in the amount of $200,000.00; and designating requisitioning authority.


PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Andrew Bracker, Brownsfield Commission, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance authorizes the Director of the Department of City Planning and Development on behalf of the City to accept a $200,000 Brownfields Cleanup Grant for the East Village Project – Former Greyhound Bus Terminal, from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Circo, Sharp, Ford
Nays: 0

090869
Declaring certain real property surplus to the City’s needs and authorizing the Director of General Services to offer for sale the vacant property located at 4520 Benton Boulevard, Jackson County, Missouri, and the improved property located at 5005 Swope Parkway, Jackson County, Missouri.


PLANNING AND ZONING COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Ed Hennessy, General Services, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance will allow for the sale of certain reall property owned by the City.
Ayes: 4 - Riley, Circo, Sharp, Ford
Nays: 0
 
 Staff from the City Planning Department will present "Policy Issues for Six-Month Review of Development Code" Tom Coyle and Patty Noll, City Planning, gave this presentation to the committee. The handout is on file in the City Clerk's Office. There may be general discussion regarding current Planning and Zoning issues. There was no general discussion. Pursuant to the following subsections of Section 610.021 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, there may be a closed session to discuss: (1) legal matters, litigation, or privileged communications with attorneys, pursuant to subsection 1; (2) real estate, pursuant to subsection 2; (3) personnel, pursuant to subsection 3 and 13; and/or (4) sealed bids or proposals, pursuant to subsection 12. There was no Closed Session.