okays Plaza plat
News spread rapidly Tuesday of confirmation of West Nile
Virus in Platte County. With this in mind, Platte City
Mayor Dave Brooks advised citizens during Tuesday's Board
of Aldermen meeting to be cautious.
"We need to be aware of any standing water in the
area," Brooks said.
Brooks added he had informed Platte City Police Department
to be on the lookout for standing water or other areas
which could be a breeding ground for mosquitoes.
In other items discussed at the meeting, aldermen approved
an ordinance allowing the eighth final plat of Platte
Valley Plaza and the replot of lot three, first final
plat of Platte Valley Plaza.
The area is the proposed site of Eckerds, which will
relocate from its current spot in the High Point Shopping
The preliminary plat was initially approved in May of
1996. The first revision was approved in August of 1997.
The second revision was approved in May of 1998. A third
revision was approved on Jan. 5, 1999, and a fourth revision
of the plat was approved on May 4, 1999.
The final plat, which includes lot two, has never been
final platted and a re-plat of lot three, which was originally
plated during the first final plat dated May 1996.
Half of the original lot three will be left for later
All previous phases of Platte Valley Plaza have been
final platted and public improvements completed by the
developer and accepted by the city.
Completion of each preceding phase is required before
the start of a succeeding phase.
A resolution appointing Susan Wallen to the park and
recreation board was approved by the board.
Wallen's term will expire April 2003.
Wallen's husband, Chris, is already a member of the parks
and recreation board.
"They are both willing to dedicate themselves to
the board," Brooks said. "I think they are going
to do a really good job."
When the city made improvements at the Civic Center,
nearby property owned by Tom and Beth Taulbee was affected.
Aldermen approved to enter into an agreement with the
Taulbees to allow the city to make repairs to the couple's
Cost for the repairs will total approximately $2,365.
The city will employ Platte Valley Construction, LLC
to remove an approximate 45-foot stone wall and replace
it for the cost of $1,400; dig the south side of the pool
and replace the geogrid with a screen rock 4-inches thick
for the cost of $510; and deliver and place 15 yards of
topsoil, seed and straw for the cost of $455.
The work is set to begin on or about Aug. 15.
Also during the meeting Mayor Brooks announced Tom Wooddell
will serve as the city's new building inspector /code
Due to scheduling conflicts, the next regular scheduled
board meeting is Sept. 3.