Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: BILL NO. 22-118    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/27/2022 In control: City Council - Regular Session
On agenda: 6/7/2022 Final action: 6/14/2022
Title: An Ordinance Approving the Lease Agreement Between the City of Lee’s Summit and “Brain Dev 3, LLC” to Implement the Southside Plaza Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority Redevelopment Plan for the Southside Plaza Shopping Center. (Note: First read by Council on June 7, 2022. Passed by unanimous vote.)
Attachments: 1. Ordinance, 2. Exhibit A - Lease Agreement, 3. Attachment A - Amended & Restated CID Cooperative Agreement
Title
An Ordinance Approving the Lease Agreement Between the City of Lee’s Summit and “Brain Dev 3, LLC” to Implement the Southside Plaza Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority Redevelopment Plan for the Southside Plaza Shopping Center.
(Note: First read by Council on June 7, 2022. Passed by unanimous vote.)

Body
Issue/Request:
Approval of a Lease Agreement to implement the Southside Plaza LCRA Redevelopment Plan.

Proposed City Council Motion:
I move for adoption of An Ordinance Approving the Lease Agreement Between the City of Lee’s Summit and “Brain Dev 3, LLC” to Implement the Southside Plaza Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority Redevelopment Plan for the Southside Plaza Shopping Center.

Background:
On June 9, 2020, the City Council approved Ordinance No. 8894 which approved the formation of the Southside Plaza Community Improvement District (the “CID”) to provide a funding source to reimburse Brain Dev 3, LLC (the “Developer”) for improvements to be made to the project in an effort to redevelop and revitalize the shopping center. The CID will impose an extra 1% sales tax on all retail sales in the shopping center, and the resulting sales tax revenue will be used as a source of reimbursement to Developer for qualified renovation costs.

After the CID approval, it was learned that the CID revenue projections were based on inaccurate data about prior taxable sales levels at the shopping center. The Developer originally expected that the 1% CID sales tax would provide sufficient funds to reimburse about $1.44 million in eligible costs, and this was the maximum reimbursable amount. Instead, the revised revenue projections are that the CID can reimburse only about $474,000 over the life of the CID, creating a gap of about $966,000 as compared to the original CID incentive projections.

To remedy this gap in the reimbursement payments, the Developer is requesting that the City approve an LCRA Redevelopment Plan that would provide the following i...

Click here for full text