Last Published: 8/15/2012 12:48:35 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:5 - ED FORD, JIM GLOVER, SCOTT TAYLOR, SCOTT WAGNER, CINDY CIRCO
 

120481
Determining the advisability of the 21st Street Neighborhood Improvement District; ordering the creation of the 21st Street Neighborhood Improvement District for a project in Kansas City, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to prepare an assessment roll, fix a date for a hearing, publish notice of the hearing and mail notice to all property owners regarding the 21st Street Neighborhood Improvement District. .


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Jim Headstrom, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Jim Fairfield, on behalf of the applicant, was present to answer questions from the committee. This ordinance will establish The 21st Street Neighborhood Improvement District. The Improvements consist of the operation and maintenance of existing pedestrian lighting within the District.
Ayes: 5 - Ford, Glover, Taylor, Wagner, Circo
Nays: 0

120482
Approving the Petition to establish The 210 Highway Community Improvement District; establishing The 210 Highway Community Improvement District generally located at the southwest corner of N.E. Birmingham Road and N. Station Drive, in Clay County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Jim Headstrom, City Planning, testified on behalf of this ordinance. Daniel Cook and Theresa Yhot, Ameristar Casino, were present to answer questions from the committee. This ordinance will establish The 210 Highway Community Improvement District which is generally located at the SW corner of the intersection of NE Birmingham Road and North Station Drive, in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri.
Ayes: 5 - Ford, Glover, Taylor, Wagner, Circo
Nays: 0

120485
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Eleventh Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Eleventh Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Kellee Madinger, TIF, testified on behalf of this ordinance. The Eleventh Amendment proposes modifications to the Budget of Redevelopment Project Costs related to Tiffany Springs Parkway Interchange; and improvements to NW Prairie View Road and N Congress Avenue and other items, all within the KCI Corridor TIF plan.
Ayes: 5 - Ford, Glover, Taylor, Wagner, Circo
Nays: 0

120489
Terminating the Walnut Creek Tax Increment Financing Plan.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Kellee Madinger, TIF, testified on behalf of this ordinance. The Tax Increment Financing Commission recommends that the City Council of Kansas City, Missouri acknowledge the completion of the Redevelopment Project 1 identified by the Walnut Creek Tax Increment Financing Plan and dissolve the Special Allocation Fund.
Ayes: 5 - Ford, Glover, Taylor, Wagner, Circo
Nays: 0

120490
(Sub.)
Accepting funds allocated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development under the Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership, Emergency Solutions Grant, and Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids programs in the amount of $11,200,148.00; recognizing $9,111,068.00 from prior years’ grants; and authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into contracts up to $5,167,359.00 with various organizations to provide public facility, housing, economic development, homeless, youth, senior and social services from Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership and Emergency Solutions Grant funding approved in the 2012 One Year Action Plan.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Stuart Bullington, NHS, testified on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance authorizes the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into contracts with various agencies totaling $5,167,359 in funds as identified in the 2012 Action Plan previously approved by City Council.
Ayes: 5 - Ford, Glover, Taylor, Wagner, Circo
Nays: 0

120492
Amending Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 090347 by deleting Section 1 and enacting a new section 1 for the purposes of extending the time for completion of housing and sidewalk improvements, all in connection with the 43rd and Main Tax Increment Financing Plan.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Heather Brown, TIF, and Councilman Glover, testified on behalf of this ordinance. The Eighth Amendment to the 43rd & Main Tax Increment Financing Plan modified certain line items within the Plan's budget of redevelopment project costs. This ordinance would further amend two of those line items for the purpose of providing an additional two (2) years to complete sidewalk improvements along 43rd Street and housing improvements in the benefit area.
Ayes: 5 - Ford, Glover, Taylor, Wagner, Circo
Nays: 0
 
 There will be discussion of Economic Development Priorities. There was no discussion of Economic Development Priorities. There may be general discussion regarding current Planning, Zoning and Economic Development 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. The City Clerk's Office now has equipment for the hearing impaired for use with every meeting. To check out the equipment please see the secretary for each committee. Be prepared to leave your Driver's License or State issued Identification Card with the secretary and she will give you the equipment. Upon returning the equipment your license will be returned