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City Council Action Letter Thursday, March 20, 2014

CITY COUNCIL ACTION LETTER
CITY OF LEE’S SUMMIT


REGULAR SESSION NO. 44
Thursday, March 20, 2014

City Council Chambers
City Hall
220 SE Green Street
Lee’s Summit, Missouri

5:30 P.M. CLOSED SESSION:  On motion of Councilmember  Whitley, second by Councilmember Hofmann, the Council voted unanimously (Councilmember Mosby arrived later in the meeting) to hold a closed session pursuant to Section 610.021 (9), Section 610.021 (1) and Section 610.021(3) of the Revised Statutes of the State of Missouri.


6:55 P.M.    Mayor Rhoads called Regular Session No. 44 to order.  

Invocation – Mayor Rhoads 

Roll Call –
Councilmember Rob Binney Present      Councilmember Kathy Hofmann   Present
Councilmember Dave Mosby Present      Mayor Pro-Tem Allan Gray   Present
Councilmember Derek Holland         Present       Councilmember Ed Cockrell         Absent
Councilmember Brian Whitley         Present       Councilmember Bob Johnson Present

City Manager Steve Arbo and Acting City Attorney Rich Wood were also present. 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:  On motion of Councilmember Whitley, second by Mayor Pro Tem Gray, the Council voted unanimously to approve the published amended agenda.

1. PUBLIC COMMENTS:  There were no Public Comments.

2. COUNCIL COMMENTS:  There were no Council Comments.

3. APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA:
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Whitley, second by Mayor Pro Tem Gray, the Council voted unanimously to approve the Consent Agenda as follows: 
A. MAYOR’S APPOINTMENTS: University of Missouri Extension Council: Appoint Gary Fruits, term to expire February 2016.

Councilmember Cockrell present at 6:57 p.m.

4. PRESENTATIONS

A. Presentation of License Tax on Building Contractors for the Fiscal Year 2013 Annual Report COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Whitley, second by Councilmember Cockrell, the Council voted unanimously to direct staff to PREPARE A RESOLUTION updating the Exhibit A- Trip Generation Table – of the License Tax on Building Contactors rate formula to be compliant with the most recent edition of the Trip Generation Manual (9th Edition) as publish by the institute of Transportation Engineers.

5. PUBLIC HEARINGS (Legislative):

A. Public Hearing for the First Amendment to the Lee’s Summit East Amended and Restated Tax Increment Financing Plan.
COUNCIL ACTION:  After a brief presentation by City Manager, Mr. Steve Arbo, on motion of Mayor Pro Tem Gray, second by Councilmember Holland, the Council voted unanimously to CONTINUE this Public Hearing to a DATE CERTAIN OF MAY 15, 2014.    

B. Public Hearing for the Petition to Add Property to the Summit Fair Community Improvement District, Provide for Costs Related to the Added Property, and Authorize a Sales Tax on the Added Property
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Johnson, second by Councilmember Cockrell, the Council voted unanimously to CONTINUE this Public Hearing to a DATE CERTAIN OF MAY 15, 2014

6. PUBLIC HEARINGS (Sworn):
In an effort to assist applicants who travel from outside the Kansas City Metropolitan Area, every effort will be made to hear the application on the scheduled meeting date.  

A. Rezoning from Pl to PMIX and PRELIMINARY DEVELOPMENT PLAN – Summit Place, 1301 NW Ward Road; Olsson Associates, Inc., applicant. (Appl. #PL2011-119)
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Mayor Pro Tem Gray, second by Councilmember Cockrell, the Council voted unanimously to CONTINUE this Public Hearing to a DATE CERTAIN OF MAY 15, 2014

B. PRELIMINARY DEVELOPMENT PLAN – Quattro Lee’s Summit, LLC, 905 NW Chipman Road; Quattro Lee’s Summit, LLC, applicant. (Appl. #13-145)
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Whitley, second by Mayor Pro Tem Gray, the Council voted unanimously to direct staff to PRESENT AN ORDINANCE approving Application #PL2013-14,  PRELIMINARY DEVELOPMENT PLAN – Quattro Lee’s Summit, LLC, 905 NW Chipman Road; Quattro Lee’s Summit, LLC, applicant, subject to staff’s letter dated March 12, 2014, Items 1 through 4.

C. PRELIMINARY DEVELOPMENT PLAN – Residences at New Longview; Northpoint Development, LLC, applicant. (Appl. #14-006)
(NOTE:  The applicant has requested this Public Hearing be continued to April 3, 2014.)
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Mayor Pro Tem Gray, second by Councilmember Hofmann, the Council voted unanimously to CONTINUE this application to A DATE CERTAIN of April 3, 2014.

7. OTHER BUSINESS:

A. CONTINUED BILL NO. 14-28  AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE LEE’S SUMMIT EAST AMENDED AND RESTATED TAX INCREMENT FINANCING PLAN, ADDING PROPERTY TO THE REDEVELOPMENT AREA FOR SUCH PLAN AND TAKING OTHER ACTIONS RELATED TO THE FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE PLAN.
(NOTE:  This proposed bill was continued from the March 6, 2014, City Council meeting.)
COUNCIL ACTION:  Due to continuance of the Public Hearing this ordinance has been continued to May 15, 2014 . 

B. CONTINUED BILL NO. 14-29  AN ORDINANCE APPROVING REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT 2A FOR THE LEE’S SUMMIT EAST AMENDED AND RESTATED TAX INCREMENT FINANCING PLAN AS AMENDED BY THE FIRST AMENDMENT AND ACTIVATING THE COLLECTION OF TAX INCREMENT FINANCING REVENUES THEREIN.
(NOTE:  This proposed bill was continued from the March 6, 2014, City Council meeting.)
COUNCIL ACTION:  Due to continuance of the Public Hearing this ordinance has been continued to May 15, 2014

C. CONTINUED BILL NO. 14-30  AN ORDINANCE APPROVING REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT 2B FOR THE LEE’S SUMMIT EAST AMENDED AND RESTATED TAX INCREMENT FINANCING PLAN AS AMENDED BY THE FIRST AMENDMENT AND ACTIVATING THE COLLECTION OF TAX INCREMENT FINANCING REVENUES THEREIN.
COUNCIL ACTION:  Due to continuance of the Public Hearing this ordinance has been continued to May 15, 2014

D. CONTINUED BILL NO. 14-31  AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE PETITION TO ADD PROPERTY TO THE SUMMIT FAIR COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT, PROVIDE FOR COSTS RELATED TO THE ADDED PROPERTY AND AUTHORIZE A SALES TAX ON SUCH ADDED PROPERTY.
COUNCIL ACTION:  Due to continuance of the Public Hearing this ordinance has been continued to May 15, 2014

E. CONTINUED BILL NO. 14-32  AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A CHANGE IN ZONING CLASSIFICATION FROM P1 TO PMIX ON LAND LOCATED AT 1301 NW WARD ROAD AND APPROVING A PRELIMINARY DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR SUMMIT PLACE,  1301 NW WARD ROAD, ALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE NO. 5209 FOR THE CITY OF LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI.
COUNCIL ACTION:  Due to continuance of the Public Hearing this ordinance has been continued to May 15, 2014

F. BILL NO. 14-33 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A PRELIMINARY DEVELOPMENT PLAN ON LAND LOCATED AT 905 NW CHIPMAN ROAD, IN DISTRICT CP-2, QUATTRO LEE’S SUMMIT, ALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE, NO. 5209, FOR THE CITY OF LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI.
COUNCIL ACTION:  On motion of Councilmember Johnson, second by Mayor Pro Tem Gray, the Council voted unanimously to approve and numbered ORDINANCE NO. 7438
 
G. BILL NO. 14-34 AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A PRELIMINARY DEVELOPMENT PLAN ON LAND LOCATED AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF KESSLER ROAD AND LONGVIEW ROAD, IN DISTRICT PMIX, PROPOSED RESIDENCES AT NEW LONGVIEW, ALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE, NO. 5209, FOR THE CITY OF LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI.
COUNCIL ACTION:  Due to continuance of the Public Hearing this ordinance has been continued to April 3, 2014.  

H. DISCUSSION: Consideration of a franchise tax audit.
COUNCIL ACTION:  No Council Action required.

I. PRESENTATION: Status report on building assessment of the WPA Post Office. 
COUNCIL ACTION:  Council was provided a status report on the building assessment of the WPA Post Office as requested by Council.  No Council action is required.

8.   COMMITTEE REPORTS (Committee chairs report on matters held in Committee):
 Councilmember Mosby stated the Community and Economic Development Committee (CEDC) discussed incentive polices (i.e. TIF’s / CID’s) and would like to see what other cities are doing.  He would like the full Council to discuss this at the next Council retreat (which will be with the newly elected Councilmembers).

9.   COUNCIL ROUNDTABLE:
 Councilmember Hofmann would like Council to review the number of bars located in the downtown area and would like to see this reviewed by a committee. 
 Councilmember Holland asked how the Council, with new Councilmembers, will proceed with moving forward with the proposed RED projects.   Mr. Arbo advised he did not have the answer at this time, but he will prepare a written response.  He felt that staff would be able to provide all Councilmembers, including newly elected officials, the process and stages of negotiations and this may be provided to the newly elected officials at their orientation as well.
 Mayor Pro Tem Gray asked if there would be an orientation for new councilmembers. Mrs. Denise Chisum, City Clerk, advised the orientation would be held on April 17, 2014.  Mayor Pro Tem Gray would like staff to include information on economic development and the policies and procedures of Council.
  
 10.   STAFF ROUNDTABLE:  There was no Staff Roundtable.

ADJOURNMENT:  There being no further business, Mayor Rhoads ADJOURNED the March 20, 2014, Regular City Council meeting at 7:55 p.m. 


Trisha Fowler
Deputy City Clerk 



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