Center Planning February Meeting

Center Planning and Development Council

Trailside Center, 9901 Holmes Road
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
7:00 pm

Parking access on south side of 99th St. Additional parking on the north side of 99th St
Park with caution. Or park in Gomer’s or Holmeswood Shopping Center on west side of Holmes


Troy Schulte, our City Manager, will present three proposals on the April 4th ballot. They represent areas of much-needed improvement in the City and will be funded by an increase in our property tax.

  • 600 million for streets, bridges and sidewalks
  • 150 million for flood control
  • 50 million for public buildings (animal shelter and compliance with the
    Americans with Disabilities Act)

Troy will provide details on each proposal. This will be followed by a question and answer period.

We urge everyone to be present and be an educated voter. Let your neighbors know about this important meeting.

News Items

The Red Bridge Area Plan was approved by the City Plan Commission and will be heard before the Planning, Zoning and Economic Development Committee February 22nd.

Several board members of Center Planning and many others participated in the plan which will be a guide to developers for vacant properties in our area. The plan is available on the City’s website.

Red Bridge Rising! Children’s Museum announced! The Wonderscope Children’s Museum announced this morning its plans to construct a new $12 million facility in the recently renovated Red Bridge Shopping Center in South Kansas City. This will be a state-of the art partnership with the Mid-Continent Library’s Red Bridge branch. The innovative development will include at one end Wonderscope Children’s Museum 30,000 square foot museum joined with a new Library. In the middle of the two will be a public auditorium that could seat 300 people for community events.