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Last Published: 12/28/2018 11:14:52 AM
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - JOLIE JUSTUS

Authorizing the City Manager to execute the KCI Airport Terminal Modernization Project Development Agreement, the Developer Pledge Agreement and the Community Benefits Agreement with Edgemoor Infrastructure and Real Estate II LLC; authorizing the Director of Aviation to execute a term sheet for a new Use and Lease Agreement with the Signatory Airlines; estimating new revenues in the amount of $48,820,000.00 in Fund No. 8560, 2018 Airport Terminal Bond Fund; appropriating that amount to the 2018 Airport Terminal Bond Fund account; declaring the City’s intent to reimburse itself for certain expenditures; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date. 

AIRPORT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/10/2019)"
Councilwoman Justus advised that this ordinance will be held until next committee meeting on January 10th 2019. Pat Klein, Aviation Department, provided an update on the Use and Lease Agreement with Signatory Airlines. Independent costs look normal and there will be another meeting this Friday to move cost estimate forward. There is another term sheet with compromised baggage handling cost allocation and Aviation is expected to hear back from the Airlines by January 3rd, 2019 on who will sign the term sheet and who will not. Aviation would like 5 airlines to sign. Dan Moylan, Development Director at Edgemoor Infrastructure and Real Estate, provided information about the Community Benefits Agreement. The primary element of this agreement is the Kansas City Strategic Partnership Program (KCSPP). Moylan introduced two graduates of the program Jennifer Hart and Anthony Arnold. Jennifer Hart, Hartline Construction, stated that this class brought on experts from the area of business, marketing, management, accounting, contracts, etc. Hartline Construction is a commercial union signatory company (carpentry, painting and painting scopes) which is Small Local Women Business Enterprise (SLWBE) Certified with the City of Kansas City Missouri. Anthony Arnold, A. Arnold & Associates, provided public testimony that there were major people from around the country who participated in this class. The Pre-Apprenticeship program is also apart of the Community Benefits Agreement. This program will help build the capacity within the workforce. Steve Kellermen, Clark, Weitz & Clarkson Construction (CWC), provided a presentation on the Pre-Apprenticeship Program. Starting with the Community Workforce Agreement, which is a partnership between CWC and all local unions for the project. This provides opportunities for all local minority and women owned businesses. The Committee is structured to implement and monitor programs key to the project's success. The Committee must include someone from CWC, Builders Association, City of KCMO and Full Employment Council (FEC). There are currently 8 committee members, with the biggest goal of hiring a full-time Director, who will report to the committee and be responsible for the oversight of the whole program. The Pre-Apprentice part of the program is developing soft skills for the Apprenticeship. Once those soft skills have been attained then participants will find a role with a trade in a company and build a career. This program will include an application process, which identifies applicants assessed by FEC, reviewed by the committee and provide placement into the 3 week program where they will learn soft skills of all crafts and at least 17 different trades. Jontell Jones, community Benefits Agreement Manager for the new KCI terminal, provided information related to the Pre-Apprenticeship program. Alise Martiny, Kansas City Building and Construction Trades Council, stated that the program is based on the Building Trades Multi-Craft Core Curriculum (MC3) developed by the North America Builder Trades Union. This program has been implemented in over 100 cities. Classes will be held at the Builder’s Association Training Center. Greater KC Building & Construction Trades Awarded $25,000 in Grants and there will be a weekly stipend while students are enrolled. The full presentation of the Community Workforce Agreement, Pre-Apprenticeship Program and the Pre-Apprenticeship Committee can be found on file in the City Clerk's Office.
 1. There may be general discussion regarding current Airport Committee issues.
 2. Pursuant to the following subsections of Section 610.021 of the Revised Statutes (1) legal matters, litigation, or privileged communications with attorneys of Missouri, there may be a closed session to discuss: pursuant to subsection 1; (2) real estate, pursuant to subsection 2; (3) personnel, pursuant to subsection 3 and 13; and/or (4) sealed bids or proposals, pursuant to subsection 12.
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