July 30, 2022
The Lee’s Summit City Council met July 26 to discuss these issues.
Public Hearing and Ordinance for Eagle Creek Villas
City Council held a public hearing discussing the preliminary development plan for the Eagle Creek Villas at 2101 Southwest Eagle View Drive and 2250 Southwest Pryor Road. The developer, Hunt Midwest Real Estate, is proposing 96 single-family homes built in two phases (north and south) at the northeast corner of the Eagle Creek subdivision. The ranch-style villas are maintenance provided. The project received unanimous approval from the Planning Commission before being forwarded to City Council.
Following the public hearing, City Council gave initial approval to an ordinance approving the preliminary development plan.
Public Hearing and Ordinance for Valle Vista Shopping Center Renovation
City Council held a public hearing discussing the establishment of the Valle Vista Community Improvement District (CID) to fund renovations to the Valle Vista Shopping Center located at the corner of Missouri 291 Highway and Northeast Chipman Road.
The proposed CID would have a 27-year term and collect a 1% sales tax within the boundaries of the district to help finance interior and exterior renovations to the shopping center. The bank and Andy’s Custard will not be included in the CID. The project is estimated to cost over $14.9 million and the applicant is requesting $3.9 million in CID reimbursable costs (26% of the total project cost). Renovations include roof and parking lot replacement, HVAC, outdoor patio and pergola creation, and building façade improvements. Two separate restaurant locations, each with outdoor seating are planned. Further, one of those two restaurant locations (the former Ted’s), will be shared by two restaurants. The shopping center was last renovated during 2002 -2004.
Following the public hearing, City Council gave initial approval to an ordinance approving the establishment of the Valle Vista Community Improvement District (CID).
Public Hearing and Ordinance for Rezoning 950 Northeast Pollard St.
City Council held a public hearing discussing a preliminary development plan and rezoning application for a proposed 9,750 square foot office/warehouse building located at 950 NE Pollard Street. The developer requested a rezoning of the property from planned community commercial (CP-2) to planned industrial (P1).
Following the public hearing, City Council gave initial approval to an ordinance approving the rezoning application and preliminary development plan.