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Last Published: 4/16/2015 5:06:14 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:12 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, COKETHEA HILL, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
 

150283
RESOLUTION - Honoring the Kansas City Indian Center.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150284
RESOLUTION - Honoring the Pan American Association of Kansas City on its founding and declaring April 14, 2015, as Pan American Day and April 13-18, as Pan American Week.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150258
COMMUNICATION - April 2015 – Accepting various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150259
COMMUNICATION - April 2015 – Accepting and releasing various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150260
COMMUNICATION - April 2015 – Accepting and releasing various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150275
COMMUNICATION - March 2015 - Accepting various deeds and easements in Jackson County, Missouri and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150276
COMMUNICATION - March 2015 - Accepting various deeds and easements in Platte County, Missouri and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150279
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 62754 Through 62768


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150280
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the various election authorities certifying the election results of the April 7, 2015 Primary Election.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150281
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the City Clerk certifying the election results of the April 7, 2015 Primary Election.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150091
(Sub.)
Establishing the Jobs for Neighborhoods Program to improve the employment opportunities of Kansas City, Missouri residents in need, while improving neighborhoods; directing the City Manager to develop policies to carry out the goals of the Program, including housing programs and other incentive programs; authorizing the City Manager to enter into agreements with the Full Employment Council and the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City and other agencies to implement portions of the Program; and directing the City Manager to annually report the progress of the Program to the Mayor and Council.


Councilmember Glover (Second by Ford) Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Ford
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted and Amended

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150226
Authorizing an agreement with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority to provide regular transit services and Share-A-Fare transportation for elderly and disabled residents of Kansas City; and authorizing the expenditure of approximately $53,000,000.00.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Ford) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for reading of ordinances on three separate days be waived for the ordinances on today’s docket listed as “Committee Advances” and that these ordinances be advanced for final reading and consideration at this time. excluding 150246
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150246
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Tonia Titus v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, EEOC Charge No. 563-2015-00586.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Davis

150247
Approving and authorizing settlement of the remaining claims in the lawsuit entitled Marissa Hermsen, et al. v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 11-0753-CV-W-BP.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150254
Declaring certain real property surplus to the City's needs; and authorizing the Director of General Services to offer the sale of the property generally located at 31st Street between Campbell Street and Harrison Street in Kansas City, Missouri.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150238
Accepting and approving a $12,000.00 grant from the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) to implement a national voluntary retail food regulatory mentorship program in Kansas City; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150236
Approving contracts with various agencies in the amount of $1,318,650.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150241
Authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with BKD, LLP, to perform the annual independent audit of the City’s books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2015, other audit services, and audit and tax services for various component units; and authorizing expenditure of $597,650.00.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150251
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Settlement Agreement and Mutual Release with Kansas City Live, LLC for the purpose of settling and releasing certain claims with respect to the development of the PLB Project as defined by the Master Development Agreement and with respect to the disbursement of disputed tax credit sums pursuant to the Midland/Empire Development Agreement; appropriating $2,070,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150253
Authorizing the City Manager to execute the Twelfth Amendment of Master Development Agreement and Third Amendment to City Parking Easement and Agreement with Kansas City Live, LLC, and any documents related thereto, for the purposes of providing certain financial incentives and changes to parking obligations in connection with approximately 300 residential units to be constructed on Block 140 in the KC Live entertainment area; establishing the Series 2015B Bond Fund; estimating and appropriating revenues in the amount of $17,500,000.00 in the Series 2015B Bond Fund; designating requisitioning authority; declaring the City’s intent to reimburse itself from bond proceeds; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150255
Declaring an area of about 4.5 acres generally located south of W. 18th Street, west of Summit Street, north of W. 20th Street and east of Belleview Avenue to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority law and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the Switzer and West Schools Urban Renewal Plan. (717-S)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150257
Approving and authorizing an agreement to terminate a long term lease for the use of athletic fields and concession facilities at Tiffany Hills Park with Southern Platte County Athletic Association (SPCAA) for $200,000.00 in order to fully discharge and settle all possible claims relating to the early termination of this lease; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150198
Authorizing the condemnation and taking of private property in fee simple for public use for Storm Water Project No. 82000148, Storm Drainage Improvements, Eastern Avenue to Old Santa Fe Road, in the vicinity of 9030 Eastern Ave between Old Santa Fe Road and Loma Vista Drive, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations and purchase by the Director of the Public Works Department; authorizing the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds for Jackson County.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150228
Authorizing a $2,500,000.00 Aviation marketing and advertising contract with Trozzolo Communication Group.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150248
Authorizing a $175,500.00 amendment with Custom Engineering, Inc., for the Birmingham Pump Station Mid-Range Pumps Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $175,500.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150249
Authorizing a $1,650,000.00 Design Professional Services contract with Alfred Benesch Company for the Brush Creek Neighborhood Sewer Rehabilitation Area 1 Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $1,650,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150250
Authorizing a $1,700,000.00 Design Professional Services contract with George Butler Associates for the Brush Creek Neighborhood Sewer Rehabilitation Area 2 Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $1,700,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150252
Authorizing a contract for approximately $12,705,000.00 with Kissick Construction Company, Inc., for the Middle Blue River Neighborhood Sewer Rehabilitation Area 2 Project; authorizing project management costs up to $309,000.00; estimating revenue in the amount of $60,000,000.00 in the 2015A Sewer Revenue Bond Fund and appropriating $10,975,000.00 and $49,025,000.00 in the 2015A Sewer Revenue Bond Fund; declaring the City’s intent to reimburse itself from bond proceeds; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $13,975,000.00; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo (Second by Wagner) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for reading ordinances on three separate days be waived for the ordinances on today’s docket listed as “First Readings” and that these ordinances be introduced as listed to the committee so designated.
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150261
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Koamaka Marketing, LLC, Claim No. T1415-0709.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150262
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by ServPro East Independence/Blue Springs, Claim No. T1415-0862RR.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150263
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Siemens Industry, Inc., Claim No. T1415-0862SS.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150272
Establishing Fund No. 8075, the 2015A Water Revenue Bond Fund; estimating revenues in the amount of $65,813,574.05 in Fund 8075, the 2015A Water Revenue Bond Fund and appropriating the same from the sale of Water Revenue Bonds, Series 2015A; designating requisitioning authorities; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon project completion, and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150273
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a four year term and supply contract (EV1848) with Frazier Oil Company to supply fuel related products and services and authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to amend the contract and exercise four (4) one-year renewals of the contract.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150287
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Strategic Collaboration Agreement with Cisco Systems, Inc. for the “Smart + Connected Communities” project; authorizing the City Manager and the Director of Finance to execute various agreements to effectuate the purposes of the program and complete the financing; appropriating XXXXXXXX; approving Kutak Rock LLP as Lease Counsel; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150288
RESOLUTION - Expressing the Council’s support of data privacy principles and directing the City Manager to implement data privacy best practices and report on implementation efforts.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150289
RESOLUTION - Establishing the Smart City Advisory Board for the purpose of advising the City in establishing best practice policies, developing a roadmap for future applications and defining performance metrics for smart city technology.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150277
Accepting and approving a twelve-month $710,000.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for HIV case management services in Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

150282
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into contracts up to $5,187,748.00 with various organizations to provide public facility, housing, economic development, homeless, youth, senior, and social services from Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funding approved in the 2015 One-Year Action Plan; authorizing the Director of Health to enter into contracts up to $1,053,587.00 with agencies to provide transitional housing and rental assistance from Homeless Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funds approved in the 2015 One-Year Action Plan; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into a contract for $139,000.00 for the Continuum of Care homeless planning; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

150264
Approving the plat of Springhill Suites, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; vacating a portion of an alley; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1461)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150265
Approving the plat of Hunt Midwest Business Park-Lot 22A-1, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0956H)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150266
Approving the plat of Hunt Midwest Business Park-Lot 29, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0956I)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150267
Approving the plat of Pembrooke Estates-Lot 161 Replat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0763H)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150268
Approving the plat of Tuileries Plaza, Fifth Plat, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1099E)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150269
Approving the plat of Centerpoint Intermodal Center Third Plat, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1411C)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150271
Approving the plat of Genesis Trails – Second Plat, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0826M)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150278
Approving recommendations of Arterial Street Impact Fee Committees; reducing appropriations in the Arterial Street Impact Fee Fund; appropriating $511,707.03 in the Arterial Street Impact Fee Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150286
Approving an amendment to a previously approved Chapter 80 preliminary development plan for a 3.36 acre property at N.W. Harlem Road and N. Main Street in Districts M1-5 to allow for the construction of a single story warehouse. (7300-P-6)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150290
Determining that the Searcy Creek Tax Increment Financing Plan is making satisfactory progress under the time schedule proposed within the plan for completion.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150291
Determining that the Judicial Square Tax Increment Financing Plan is making satisfactory progress under the time schedule proposed within the plan for completion.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150292
Determining that the Chouteau I-35 Tax Increment Financing Plan is making satisfactory progress under the time schedule proposed within the plan for completion.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150293
Determining that the Gailoyd Tax Increment Financing Plan is making satisfactory progress under the time schedule proposed within the plan for completion.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150294
Determining that the Downtown Library Tax Increment Financing Plan is making satisfactory progress under the time schedule proposed within the plan for completion.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150270
RESOLUTION - Affirming the commitment by the City Council of Kansas City to partner with Mid-America Regional Council, area cities and counties in the region in efforts to regionalize emergency services dispatch functions.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

150237
Authorizing an agreement with HNTB Corporation for approximately $302,000.00 for design professional services for the 2016 Biennial Bridge Inspection project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150274
Authorizing a second amendment to an agreement with H. W. Lochner, Inc. for approximately $68,300.00 for the Woodswether Road Viaduct projects; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150285
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a one year contract with Towne Park System, for approximately $793,000.00 for the management and operation of the Kansas City Power and Light District Parking Garages; and authorizing four one-year renewal options without further Council approval.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Marcason Move To Introduce

150295
Authorizing execution of a Section 108 Loan Guarantee for the 18th & Vine Economic Loan Fund and all necessary documents and for the submission of said documents to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) to enable HUD to refinance the Section 108 Loan.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
 
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