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Last Published: 1/26/2017 12:21:00 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:12 - SCOTT WAGNER, HEATHER HALL, TERESA LOAR, DAN FOWLER, QUINTON LUCAS, JERMAINE REED, KATHERYN SHIELDS, JOLIE JUSTUS, LEE BARNES JR., ALISSIA CANADY, SCOTT TAYLOR, KEVIN MCMANUS
 

170015
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Zona Rosa Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2018.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170024
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATION E42221


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

170025
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to Accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by 2010 McGee, LLC for redevelopment of the 2010 McGee Project in the Crossroads Arts PIEA Area.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170039
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Shops on Blue Parkway Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2018.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160951
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Stating the Council’s intention regarding the use of up to $800 million in general obligation bond proceeds in the event that voters approve authorization of such bonds on April 4, 2017; and directing the City Manager to annually include in the City’s five-year business plan a recommendation on the amount of bonds to issue each year and specific projects to be funded.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160945
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 10-332, Restrictions and prohibited acts by all retail licensees, and 10-337, Package sales licenses, prohibitions and requirements, and enacting a new section of like number and subject matter that is in compliance with Missouri State Statute which allows retail sales-by-package license holders to sell growlers.


Held on Docket (1/26/2017)

160956
RESOLUTION - Adopting the West Bottoms Streetscape and Wayfinding Plan, which will serve as a comprehensive guide for future streetscape and wayfinding improvements within the planning area generally bounded by the state line on the west, the Missouri River on the north, Beardsley Road on the east, and Avenida Cesar E. Chavez/American Royal Drive on the south.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

170012
RESOLUTION - Approving the execution of a contract to sell and transfer property previously declared as surplus located at 2000 Vine Street by the City of Kansas City, Missouri to 2000 Vine Street, LLC, for consideration in the amount of $20,000.00.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

170016
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Line Creek Valley Area Plan for an area of approximately 4.29 acres generally located at the southwest corner of N.W. Barry Road and N. Pontiac Avenue by changing the recommended land use on the Future Land Use Map at this location from “residential medium density” to “residential high.” (686-S-4)


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Reed) 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.
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160978
Authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement for the purpose of settling and releasing certain claims with respect to a lawsuit styled Kansas City TIC-Kennicott, LLC, et al. v. Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, et al.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160973
Approving the plat of North Kansas City Elementary #22, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 42 acres generally located at the southwest corner of N.E. 108th Street and N. Eastern Avenue, creating 1 lot for the purpose of constructing an elementary school; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1548A)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160974
Approving the plat of NP Northland Park Industrial, LLC, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 83.17 acres generally located on the north side of N.E. 40th Street, the south side of N.E. 41st Street and the west side of N. Norfleet Drive, creating 3 lots for warehouse/industrial purposes and 2 tracts for detention; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0550I)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160975
Approving the plat of Real Estate Equities Home-Kansas City, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, on approximately 8.85 acres generally located at 10800 Wornall Road, creating 2 lots for the construction of multi-family units and 1 tract for detention; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1549)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

170017
Approving the plat of Staley Meadows Fifth Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 27.31 acres generally located on the north side of NE Shoal Creek Parkway, between N. Flora Avenue and N. Harrison Street, creating 56 lots for the purpose of constructing residential homes and 10 tracts for private open space, parkland and storm water detention; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; accepting certain lands for park purposes forever, in accordance with Section 1004 of Article X of the Charter of Kansas City; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1083F)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

170018
Approving the plat of Waterford – Fourth Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 13 acres generally located east of N. Indiana Avenue and south of N.E. 92nd Street, creating 40 lots for the purpose of constructing residential homes, 2 private open space tracts and 1 detention tract; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0233K)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

170019
Approving the plat of Country Creek Townhomes – Second Plat, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, on approximately 7 acres generally located north of Bannister Road and west of Pryor Road, creating 5 lots for the purpose of constructing 82 residential townhome units and 1 tract for 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 authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0170D)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160877
(Sub.)
Calling an election on April 4, 2017, for the purpose of authorizing the issuance of an amount not to exceed $800,000,000.00 in General Obligation Bonds; directing the City Clerk to provide notice of the election; declaring the City’s intention to reimburse itself from bond proceeds for bond related expenditures; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Councilmember Loar (Second by Wagner) Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Wagner
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted and Amended

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

170020
Authorizing and directing the issuance, sale and delivery of not to exceed $88,000,000.00 principal amount of Water Revenue Bonds, Series 2017A, of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, prescribing the form and details of such revenue bonds; authorizing certain actions and documents; and prescribing other matters relating thereto.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

170011
Estimating and appropriating $1,009,240.00 in the HOPWA Grant Fund; accepting and approving a $1,009,240.00 grant award from the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development under the Housing Opportunity for Person with AIDS program and the Violence Against Women Act for transitional housing services in the Kansas City area; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160962
(Sub.)
Calling an election on April 4, 2017, for the purpose of establishing a maximum $25.00 fine for the possession of 35 grams or less of marijuana, eliminating the possibility of jail for the possession of marijuana, and removing marijuana from the prohibition against paraphernalia; enacting the new provisions contingent upon voter approval; directing the City Clerk to provide notice of the election; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 1 - James, Jr.

170008
Accepting a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Our Town Grant in the amount of $100,000.00; estimating revenue in the amount of $100,000.00 in the Neighborhoods Grants Fund; appropriating that amount to the Our Town Grant account of the Neighborhoods Grants Fund; authorizing a $110,000.00 contract with Kansas City Design Center; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

170009
Estimating and appropriating $15,000.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; accepting and approving a $15,000.00 Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Washington to develop and test a uniform chart of accounts (COA) for reporting on expenditures and revenues related to public health in the Kansas City area; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160950
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a cooperative agreement with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority and Briarcliff Development Company with respect to the development of property located at 3rd and Grand.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

170007
Approving the Air World PIEA General Development Plan on about 10 acres generally located at 10920 N.W. Ambassador Drive and 11020 N.W. Ambassador Drive, and declaring the area a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Authority (PIEA) Law 100.300-100.620. (735-S)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

170022
Rezoning approximately 4.29 acres located at the southwest corner of N.W. Barry Road and N. Pontiac Avenue from District R-7.5 to District R-1.5, and approving a development plan for a 52 unit senior cooperative living facility. (14766-P and 14766-P-1)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

170023
(Sub.)
Approving a development plan to allow a multi-unit residential development in District B4-5 (Heavy Business/Commercial) on about 1.5 acres generally located at 4600 Madison Avenue; and deleting said property from a previously approved development plan. (9326-P-11)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Reed) 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, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

170026
Cancelling the City Council standing committee meetings and legislative and business sessions for the weeks of March 13, 2017, May 29, 2017, June 19, 2017, July 3, 2017, September 11, 2017, November 13, 2017, November 20, 2017, December 25, 2017 and January 1, 2018.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

170042
Calling an election on August 8, 2017, for the purpose of submitting to the voters of Kansas City a question presented by a committee of petitioners through an initiative petition amending Chapter 64, Article XIV, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new Section 64-81, prohibiting the City from planning for or implementing any fixed rail transit system or expansion of the Downtown Street Car Transit System without first putting the matter to a vote; enacting the new Code section contingent upon voter approval; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities on or before May 30, 2017; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date because it calls an election.


Referred to Ethics and Legal Review Committee

170043
Calling an election on August 8, 2017, for the purpose of submitting to the voters of Kansas City a question presented by a committee of petitioners through an initiative petition enacting two sales taxes totaling three-eighths cent for 25 years each for the extension of the streetcar system, including a fleet of electric buses; enacting the new sales tax code section contingent upon voter approval; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities on or before May 30, 2017; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date because it calls an election.


Referred to Ethics and Legal Review Committee

170028
Accepting and approving a one-year $301,315.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services for a comprehensive sexually transmitted disease prevention program.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

170029
Accepting and approving a one-year $130,716.00 grant award agreement from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for a comprehensive human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) surveillance program in the Kansas City, Missouri area.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

170030
Accepting and approving a one year $80,000.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to conduct Perinatal Hepatitis B case management and surveillance activities in Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

170031
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

170036
Estimating revenue and appropriating $200,000.00 in the Police Drug Enforcement Fund for Jackson County COMBAT Drug Enforcement; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

170041
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a Real Estate Donation and Acceptance Agreement to acquire a 7. 3 acre tract of unimproved real property, located west of NE Sherman Road and north of NE Cookingham Road for public purposes.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

170027
Authorizing a one year $624,060.00 general services contract with Environmental Works, Inc., for the Water Treatment Plant Basin Cleaning project; and authorizing four successive one year renewal options without further City Council approval.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170032
(Sub.)
Authorizing a $6,258,649.00 design-build contract with Kissick Construction Company, Inc., for the City-wide Sewer Infrastructure Rehabilitation within Waterways Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $6,885,000.00; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170033
Authorizing a $4,900,000.00 increase to the contingency for the Maintenance Building – CM@Risk Services at the CBW Downtown Airport; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170034
Approving and authorizing execution of a Third Master Amendment to the use and lease agreement, effective May 1, 2017, with signatory airlines at Kansas City International Airport; authorizing the execution of like agreements with additional airlines; and authorizing the execution of amendments to the agreements.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170035
Authorizing a $1,000,000.00 Amendment No. 1 with SK Design Group for the Rehabilitate Landside Pavements at KCI Airport; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $1,100,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170037
Authorizing a $1,500,000.00 Tenant Reimbursement Amendment No. 4 with Trammell Crow Kansas City Development Company, Inc., for the Commerce Center Development at the KCI Airport; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170038
(Sub.)
Authorizing a $3,799,056.00 Design Professional Services Contract with Carollo Engineering, Inc., for the Westside Facility Plan; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170040
Authorizing a contract with CBRE, Inc., to broker the sale of the Ambassador Building at KCI.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Barnes Jr. (Second by Reed) Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

170044
Authorizing the City Manager to amend the contract with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City to add two new health savings plan options to employee health insurance benefits.


Councilmember Barnes Jr. (Second by Reed) Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Reed
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Barnes Jr. (Second by Reed) Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

170045
Authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement with Humana for employee dental insurance benefit plans.


Councilmember Barnes Jr. (Second by Reed) Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Reed
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Reed (Second by Lucas) Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 7 - Loar, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor
Nays: 6 - Wagner, Hall, Fowler, Justus, McManus, James, Jr.

170046
(Sub.)
Calling an election on April 4, 2017, for the purpose of submitting to the voters of Kansas City a question presented by a committee of petitioners through an initiative petition enacting a municipal minimum wage ordinance to phase in a minimum wage of $15.00 per hour; enacting the minimum wage ordinance contingent upon voter approval; directing the City Attorney to take the steps necessary to seek permission from the courts to file a late notice of the election called by this ordinance; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election immediately upon court approval; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date because it calls an election.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
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