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Last Published: 12/5/2017 4:30:03 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SCOTT WAGNER
Present:10 - HEATHER HALL, TERESA LOAR, DAN FOWLER, QUINTON LUCAS, JERMAINE REED, JOLIE JUSTUS, LEE BARNES JR., ALISSIA CANADY, SCOTT TAYLOR, KEVIN MCMANUS
Excused:2 - KATHERYN SHIELDS, SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
 

170922
RESOLUTION - Honoring Willa Russell on her retirement after 33 years and 3 months of dedicated service to the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0

170930
COMMUNICATION - Notice received to the City Clerk regarding a Petition to establish the Downtown KC Community Improvement District.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170932
COMMUNICATION - October 2017 - Accepting and releasing various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance and release, and directing the City Clerk to file the acceptance and release in the office of the Recorder of Deeds.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0

170933
COMMUNICATION - November 2017 - Accepting various easements in Clay County, Missouri; requesting the City Manager approve the acceptance; and upon the effective date of this Communication, the City Clerk is hereby directed to record this Letter of Communication in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds for Clay County, Missouri.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0

170934
COMMUNICATION - November 2017 - Accepting various deeds and easements in Jackson County, Missouri; requesting the City Manager approve the acceptance; and upon the effective date of this Communication, the City Clerk is hereby directed to record this Letter of Communication in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds for Jackson County, Missouri.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0

170935
COMMUNICATION - November 2017 - Accepting various deeds and easements in Platte County, Missouri; requesting the City Manager approve the acceptance; and upon the effective date of this Communication, the City Clerk is hereby directed to record this Letter of Communication in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds for Platte County, Missouri.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0

170936
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Clerk, certifying the election results from the Special Election held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0

170945
COMMUNICATION - Notice of a Certificate of Nomination from the Municipal Judicial Nominating Commission with a panel of three (3) persons nominated to the position of Municipal Judge of Division 208, of the Kansas City, Municipal Division, Sixteenth Judicial Circuit of Missouri.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0

170887
Approving the First Amendment to the Heart of the City Neighborhood Stabilization Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0

170909
RESOLUTION - Approving the preparation and submission of an application to the United States Environmental Protection Agency for a Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund Coalition Grant in the amount of $1,000,000.00; authorizing the City Manager to enter into a coalition with Jackson County, Missouri and the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority; authorizing the City Manager to execute a Memorandum of Agreement among the coalition members establishing the terms of the activities; and authorizing the City Manager to execute and submit the Grant application.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Reed (Second by Lucas) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0

170913
Approving the plat of Somerbrook Seventh Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 27.12 acres generally located north of N.E. 111th Street at N. Ditzler Avenue, creating 75 lots for the purpose of constructing single family homes and 1 tract for the purpose of private open space; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0641J)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0

170912
Authorizing the Director of Finance to accept a proposal of Banc of America Public Capital Corp (“BAPCC”) to finance the acquisition of Public Works and Neighborhood and Housing Services Vehicles (“Project”); authorizing the execution of any and all documents and agreements necessary for the financing; estimating revenue and appropriating $8,220,000.00 in the 3230 Fund; designating requisitioning authorities; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts; approving Lease Counsel in connection with the transaction; declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from the lease purchase proceeds for certain expenditures; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0

170915
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City of Kansas City to participate in forming the Kansas City Regional Clean Energy Development Board; and authorizing further actions as may be necessary or desirable to carry out and comply with the intent hereof.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0

170916
Estimating revenue in the amount of $200,000.00 in the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program; appropriating $200,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the HOME Investment Partnerships Program; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into contracts, financing agreements, and loan documents with various entities for acquisition and rehabilitation of affordable multi-family and single family housing units in an amount up to $900,000.00 from HOME funds; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0

170918
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 64, Streets, Sidewalks, and Public Places, by repealing Section 64-168 and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which will allow a retail sales-by-drink business that is not a restaurant to also have a sidewalk café permit, will provide for an annual license instead of a calendar year license, and will clarify the fee is not for the inspection; and amending Chapter 18,  Buildings and Building Regulations, by repealing Subsection 18-25(e) and enacting in lieu thereof a new subsection of like number and subject matter which corrects its reference to the Sidewalk Café Ordinance number.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0

130830
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area A of the 9th & Central Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; adopting tax increment financing therefor; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0

170888
Declaring an area of land about 0.42 acre at the southwest corner of E. Linwood Boulevard and Gillham Road 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 3200 Gillham Road Urban Renewal Plan. (752-S)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0

170905
Rezoning a 4.92 acre tract of land generally located at 10920 N. Ambassador Drive from Districts B3-3 and M2-3 to District UR, and approving a preliminary development plan for the same to allow for a hotel and surface parking lot (14856-UR).


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0

170910
Approving a petition to add real property to the Plaza East Community Improvement District.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0

170914
Rezoning approximately 0.61 acres generally located at the southeast corner of N. Main Street and N.E. Cookingham Drive from District B1-1 to District B2-1. (14879-P).


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0

170920
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into an agreement in the amount of $325,000.00 with LAZ Parking Limited, LLC for on-street parking and enforcement and meter operations management.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, McManus
Nays: 1 - Taylor
 
 Councilmember Reed (Second by Fowler) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0

170907
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of General Services to enter into a Purchase Agreement with the Land Clearance Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri to transfer title by special warranty deed to portions of the real property commonly referred to as 1207 Grand Boulevard to LCRA to facilitate redevelopment within the Grand Avenue Office Campus Urban Renewal Area; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and deed.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

170908
Declaring a 0.33 acre tract at 629-631 W. 39th Street and a 0.55 acre tract at 3260 Main Street to be blighted and insanitary areas 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 Midtown/Plaza Multifamily Infill Urban Renewal Plan. (727-S-6)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Reed (Second by Fowler) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0

170941
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with Edgemoor Infrastructure and Real Estate LLC for a terminal modernization project at the Kansas City International Airport; authorizing the City Manager to execute a related Reimbursement Agreement with Edgemoor Infrastructure and Real Estate LLC; establishing Fund No. 8560, the 2018 Airport Terminal Bond Fund, in the records of the City of Kansas City, Missouri; estimating revenues in the amount of $30,000,000.00 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 pursuant to Sections 503(a)(3)(C) and (D) of the Charter.


Referred to Airport Committee

170947
Authorizing the City Attorney to execute a contract with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority whereby the City will provide the Authority certain litigation services during the period from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018 and receive $153,703.00 for provision of these services.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

170951
Estimating revenue and appropriating $1,000,000.00 in the Police Grants Fund for the National Crime Gun Intelligence Initiative; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

170961
Requiring the disclosure of financial information concerning the Kansas City Convention Center Hotel prior to the City of Kansas City issuing any bonds or expending any funds from any source for said development.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

170950
Accepting and approving a three-year grant award agreement for $2,900,000.00 with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide funding for Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control services for low-income families and young children in the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

170956
Estimating revenue in the amount of $7,507.18 in the Neighborhood Grants Fund; appropriating that amount to HUD Emergency Solutions Grants Program accounts; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

170928
Estimating revenue and appropriating $30,000.00 in Governmental Grants Fund; accepting and approving a $30,000.00 grant from Jackson County COMBAT Anti-Drug Sales Tax to assist in the reduction and/or prevention of violence and trauma; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

170929
Accepting and approving a one-year $65,879.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to conduct tuberculosis control activities in Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

170942
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Alcoholic Beverages”, by repealing Sections 10-1 and 10-371, and enacting in lieu thereof two new sections of like number and subject matter, which will add consumption by a minor to the offenses allowed under purchase or possession by minors.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

170953
Estimating revenues in the amount of $450,000.00 in the Domestic Violence Shelter Operating Fund; appropriating that amount to the Community Arrest Program account; authorizing acceptance of a grant from the Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women, in the amount of $450,000.00; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into a contract with Rose Brooks Center in the amount of $450,000.00; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

170931
Approving the plat of Northland Christian Education System, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 35.01 acres generally located on the west side of Highway 169 and approximately 1,200 ft. south of N.W. Shoal Creek Parkway (N.W. 108th Street), creating 1 lot for the purpose of constructing a school and 1 tract for the purpose of private open space; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1553)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170937
Vacating the east/west alley next south of Westport Road from the west line of Clark Avenue to the east line of Roanoke Road, all in Section 33, Township 49 North, Range 19 West, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1735-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170938
Vacating the north/south alley next west of N. Montgall Avenue from the south right-of-way line of the Union Pacific Railroad to an area approximately 110 feet north of the north right-of-way line of Guinotte Avenue, and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1755-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170939
Rezoning approximately 0.33 acre generally located at 629-631 W. 39th Street from District B3-2 to District UR and approving a development plan for 45 multi-family residential units. (14872-UR)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170940
Rezoning approximately 0.55 acre generally located at 3260 Main Street from District B4-5 to District UR and approving a development plan for 82 multi-family residential units and 8,950 sq. ft. of commercial space. (14874-UR)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170944
Accepting and approving the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the termination of the 45th Street Tax Increment Financing Plan, Redevelopment Area and Project; directing the City Clerk to send notice to Jackson County.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170946
Amending Chapter 72, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Travel Trailers and Mobile Homes”, to revise terminology, permit requirements and other sections as necessary so as to remove the requirement for an annual permit. (254-S-331)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170948
Approving the Petition to establish the N.W. 112th Street Community Improvement District; establishing the N.W. 112th Street Community Improvement District generally located on the west side of Interstate 29, east of N. Ambassador Drive, and north of N.W. 112th Street in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; determining the N.W. 112th Street Community Improvement District to be a blighted area; determining that certain actions are reasonably anticipated to remediate blighting conditions and will serve a public purpose; requiring the annual submission of certain records; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170954
Approving the plat of Sara’s Meadow – First Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 66.35 acres generally located on the east side of N. Reinking Road, the west side of N. Eastern Avenue, at the midpoint south of N.E. 108th Street and north of N.E. Shoal Creek Parkway, creating 103 lots for the purpose of constructing single family homes and 7 tracts for the purpose of private open space and storm water detention; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1559)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170955
Approving the plat of Lot 1, Victory Court, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, on approximately 1.18 acres generally located west of Pennsylvania Avenue, south of W. 46th Street and north of W. 47th Street, creating 1 lot for the purpose of an office building with a parking garage; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1572A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170957
Amending Chapter 88, Zoning and Development Code, by revising subsection 88-580-01-A, Application Filing, to except projects that have been approved by the Council within the last twenty-four months from the interim control requirement in the historic designation provisions.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170962
Adopting the “Revive the East Side” initiative by establishing policies with respect to incentivizing redevelopment on the East Side of Kansas City, Missouri through the creation of the East Side Investment Zone and programs to be implemented therein, including the Reinvestment in Economic Growth Program and the Affordable Housing Program; further amending certain provisions of Second Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 160383, As Amended, and Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 140031, As Amended, to implement such policies with regards to the contribution of certain tax revenues and the role of financial return analyses in analyzing such projects; authorizing the extension of longer and deeper real property tax abatement pursuant to the Enhanced Enterprise Zone program with respect to certain defined corridors within the East Side Investment Zone for the purpose of fostering job creation; directing the City Manager to take certain actions with respect to engaging the EDC for the purposes of formulating and proposing a development plan under the Urban Redevelopment Corporations Law for the purpose of remediating any blight determined to exist through the revitalization of housing in certain defined corridors within the East Side Investment Zone; directing the City Manager to identify a source of funding for a $10,000,000 home improvement fund and report back to the City Council; directing the City Manager to cause a nonprofit community development corporation to be established; directing the City Manager to develop a plan for combating gentrification within a defined area and report back to the City Council; directing the City Manager to streamline the application process for projects in the East Side Investment Zone and to cause the City Planning Department to implement concierge services with respect to projects in the East Side Investment Zone; directing the City Clerk to deliver a copy of this ordinance to the State Director of Economic Development; and providing for a ten-year sunset on the provisions of this ordinance. ***CHAIRMAN TAYLOR PLANS TO HOLD THIS ORDINANCE UNTIL MARCH 7, 2018 FOR COMMUNITY DISCUSSION.***


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170923
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a $1,354,803.70 contract with S and A Contracting, LLC, for the repair of sidewalks, curbs and drive approaches along various streets generally from 39th Street south to 85th Street; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170924
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a $1,294,641.65 contract with Tycon Company, LLC, for the repair of sidewalks, curbs and drive approaches along various streets generally from the Missouri River south to 39th Street; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170925
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a Road Relinquishment Agreement between the City of Kansas City Missouri and the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission (MHTC) to relinquish a section of US-24 Highway also known as Independence Avenue from Ewing Avenue to Potter Road just West of I-435 in Jackson County.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170926
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into an agreement with Shafer, Kline and Warren, Inc., for approximately $420,000.00 for design services for the Holmes Road Improvement Project and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170927
Authorizing an amendment to an agreement with the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, for approximately $38,921.00 for the Lee’s Summit Road Improvements project, from Douglas Road to Gregory Boulevard; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170943
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a License Agreement with Western Auto Lofts Condominium Association for the property located under and near the McGee Street Viaduct at 21st Street and the Grand Boulevard Viaduct at 21st Street for parking purposes.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170952
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a contract for approximately $2,450,000.00 with JM Fahey Construction Company for the 135th Street Phase III, MO-150 to Wornall Roadway Improvements project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170958
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a $3,000,000.00 contract with Leath & Sons, Inc., for the City-Wide Automated Metering Infrastructure project; authorizing two successive one-year renewal options for a maximum expenditure of $9,000,000.00 without further City Council approval; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170959
Authorizing an $8,958,350.00 construction contract with The Havens Construction Company, Inc., for the Neighborhood Sewer Rehabilitation Brush Creek Project Area 1 – West; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $9,600,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170960
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a $2,000,000.00 contract with Blue Nile Contractors, Inc., for the City Wide Valve Repair and Replacement II project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170963
Amending Chapter 3, Code of Ordinances by repealing Sections 3-1, Definitions, 3-7, Contract solicitation waivers; ordinances, 3-35 General waivers, 3-41, Contract authorization, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like numbers and subject matters.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170964
Authorizing a $1,546,120.00 Facility Extension Agreement with Kansas City Power & Light Company to provide electrical service for the Electrical Reliability Improvements at the Water Treatment Plant Construction Project.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
 CLOSED SESSION Pursuant to §610.021of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, there may be a closed session to discuss: • legal matters, litigation or privileged communications with attorneys, pursuant to subsection (1); • real estate matters, where public knowledge of the transaction may affect the legal consideration, pursuant to subsection (2); • personnel matters, pursuant to subsections (3) and (13); • employee labor negotiations, pursuant to subsection (9); • specifications for competitive bidding, pursuant to subsection (11); and • sealed bids or proposals, pursuant to subsection (12). The City Clerk's Office now has equipment for the hearing impaired for use with every meeting. To check out the equipment please see the secretary for each committee. Be prepared to leave your Driver's License or State issued Identification Card with the secretary and she will give you the equipment. Upon returning the equipment your license will be returned.