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File #: BILL NO. 20-248    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 12/2/2020 In control: City Council - Regular Session
On agenda: 12/15/2020 Final action: 1/5/2021
Title: An Ordinance Approving the Amended and Restated Development Agreement Between Paragon Star, LLC, and the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, for the Paragon Star Project. (Note: First reading by Council on December 15, 2020.)
Attachments: 1. Ordinance, 2. Amended & Restated Development Agreement, 3. Original Executed Development Agreement
Title
An Ordinance Approving the Amended and Restated Development Agreement Between Paragon Star, LLC, and the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, for the Paragon Star Project.
(Note: First reading by Council on December 15, 2020.)

Body
Issue/Request:
Approve an Amended and Restated Development Agreement to incorporate a phasing plan for construction of the Interchange improvements and the Village private development, so that there is sufficient capacity at the interchange to handle the first phase of the Village development and the sports complex

Key Issues:
Restructuring the Development Agreement to accommodate a phased construction plan to deal with the design impediments caused by changes to View High Drive that were unilaterally made to by the City of Kansas City.

Proposed City Council Motion:
I move for adoption of An Ordinance Approving the Amended and Restated Development Agreement Between Paragon Star, LLC, and the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, for the Paragon Star Project

Background:
The original Development Agreement was approved by the City Council on July 7, 2020 through the adoption of Ordinance No. 8909. In October 2020, the City of Kansas City undertook the resurfacing of View High Drive, and also unilaterally redesigned the lane configurations of View High from the Interchange at I-470 to a point south of the interchange near Chipman Road.

These changes by Kansas City have complicated the DDI interchange design process and these changes have had a detrimental impact upon planned construction activities, and consequently the opening date of Paragon Star. The changes in question involve the asphalt overlay and re-striping of the View High Drive corridor by the City of Kansas City that resulted in a reduction of the previous four-lane, median-divided roadway configuration into a two-lane facility with on-road, buffered bicycle lanes to the south of the existing Meers Road intersection. These lanes were reconfigured without consulting...

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