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File #: 2022-5142    Name:
Type: Public Hearing - Sworn Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/30/2022 In control: City Council - Regular Session
On agenda: 9/6/2022 Final action:
Title: Public Hearing Regarding the Ice House for the Downtown Market Plaza Redevelopment Area
Attachments: 1. Ice House Structural Assessment, 2. Presentation Slides
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Title
Public Hearing Regarding the Ice House for the Downtown Market Plaza Redevelopment Area

Body
Issue/Request:
Public hearing for the Council to receive evidence and testimony regarding the Ice House within the Downtown Market Plaza Redevelopment Area.

Key Issues:
Retain or demolish the Ice House within the Downtown Market Plaza Redevelopment Area.

Background:
On April 20, 2021, the City Council passed Ordinance No. 9123 which approved a Development Structure Agreement for the Downtown Market Plaza Project (the “Downtown Project”) between the City, Lane4 Property Group, Inc. (the “Developer”) and Biederman Redevelopment Ventures (“BRV”). That Agreement was executed on May 21, 2021.

On April 20, 2021, the City Council also passed Ordinance No. 9124 which approved Amendment #12 to the Fiscal Year 2022 City Budget. This ordinance appropriated $3,530,000 to the Green Street Improvements Fund for the Downtown Project, from funds previously accumulated by the City from the sale of surplus property and the release of a property acquisition option.

On May 3, 2021, the City Council approved Ordinance No. 9142, which approved a Cooperative Agreement between the City and the Downtown Lee’s Summit Community Improvement District for the Downtown Project. That Cooperative Agreement established the contractual relationship between the City and the CID for the CID’s formal participation in the Downtown Project. Under this Cooperative Agreement, the CID has committed $120,000 for the design and engineering of the Farmer’s Market Pavilion, and has also committed $4 million for construction of the Farmer’s Market Pavilion.

On January 4, 2022, the City Council passed Ordinance No. 9316 which approved an Amended and Restated Development Structure Agreement for the Downtown Project. That amended Agreement included approval of a contract between the City and GLMV Architects (“GLMV”) for the architectural work associated with the Downtown Project. The Amended & Rest...

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