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Last Published: 2/4/2019 11:14:36 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:11 - SCOTT WAGNER, HEATHER HALL, TERESA LOAR, DAN FOWLER, QUINTON LUCAS, JERMAINE REED, KATHERYN SHIELDS, JOLIE JUSTUS, LEE BARNES JR., ALISSIA CANADY, SCOTT TAYLOR
Excused:1 - KEVIN MCMANUS
 

180849
RESOLUTION - Observing November 11 as Veterans Day and honoring those who served in the United States Armed Forces.


Adopted

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

180853
RESOLUTION - As a precursor to Veterans Day, City Hall lights up in camouflage pattern on November 9th (the workday before the observed holiday) in observation of the sacrifice of Veterans both during and after their service to the country and proclaim this day Kansas City Camouflage Day (KC Camo Day) to bring awareness to the continued struggle of many veterans as they reintegrate into society.


Adopted

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

180854
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the National WWI Museum and Memorial for its activities in recognizing the importance of the centennial of the World War I Armistice on November 11, 2018.


Adopted

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

180847
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council that on the 25th day of October, 2018, a Committee of Petitioners filed in the City Clerk’s Office 329 pages of a petition entitled; Petition for Initiative to establish a policy for capping the amount of Ad Valorem Real Property Taxes that may be utilized in furtherance of certain economic development projects, and establishes an effective date.


Received And Filed

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

180851
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to Accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by Milhaus Development, LLC for Redevelopment of the 19th and Oak Project in the 19th and Oak PIEA Area.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180852
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to Accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by Linwood and Troost, LLC for Redevelopment of the Linwood and Troost Project in the Troost Cooridor PIEA Area


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180859
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from Twin Creeks Center Community Improvement District regarding their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2018.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180860
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Manager regarding the Requests for Expenditure of Funds. Staff has accepted no funding requests for the month of October, 2018.


Received And Filed

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

180800
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to negotiate a three-year agreement with Keystone Community Corporation for the purposes of certain planning, designing, managing and consulting services and to identify funding for such purposes.


Adopted as Substituted

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

170962
(Sub.)
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; 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; 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 within the East Side Investment Zone; directing the City Manager to identify a source of funding for a $10,000,000 home improvement and economic development fund; directing the City Manager to cause an umbrella neighborhood organization to be incorporated if found necessary; directing the City Manager to develop a plan for combating gentrification within a defined area; directing the City Manager to establish a pilot program in the East Side Investment Zone for the purpose of reducing illegal dumping; 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; appropriating the sum of $3,000,000 for the purposes of funding the preservation or reconstruction of certain dangerous buildings; directing the City Manager to report back to the City Council on certain matters; 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.


Held on Docket (11/15/2018)

180813
Vacating a portion of Donnelly Avenue from the south right-of-way line of Wilson Avenue to the east/west alley next south of Wilson Avenue, all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; retaining an easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (CD-ROW-2018-00102)


Passed

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

180828
(Sub.)
Changing the name of The Paseo Boulevard to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd; waiving certain requirements of the City’s Zoning and Land Development Code; appropriating revenues in the amount of $60,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Held on Docket (11/15/2018)

180812
Authorizing condemnation and taking of private property interests for public use for Street Right of Way purposes and for Permanent Storm Drainage and Water Main Easements, and Temporary Construction Easements, for the construction, location and maintenance of the “N. Woodland Avenue Complete Streets, N.E. 96th Street to N.E. 108th Street” project, Project Nos. 70052304, 70172340, and 70182903 , from a point +/- 250 feet south of the intersection of N.E. 96th Street and N. Woodland Avenue, north to N.E. 108th Street (Shoal Creek Parkway), in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations and purchase by the Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation; 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 Clay County, Missouri.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Hall) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

180830
Approving the plat of Meyer Paseo, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, on approximately 3.37 acres generally located along Blue Hills Road, north of E. 65th Street, creating 2 lots for the purpose of constructing multi-family units; 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. (SD1571A)


Passed

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

180818
Accepting and approving a $950,000.00 grant from the Office for Victims of Crime to enhance the nation’s capacity to assist crime victims in the Kansas City area; estimating and appropriating $469,833.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

180835
Authorizing a new Water Purchase Agreement between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and Water District Number 6 of Clay County, Missouri.


Passed

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

180836
Authorizing the Director of Finance to accept a proposal of Banc of America Public Capital Corp (“BAPCC”) to finance the acquisition a of Kansas City Police Department Robot (“Project”); authorizing the execution of any and all documents and agreements necessary for the financing; estimating revenue in the amount of $411,650.00 and appropriating the same; estimating revenue in the amount of $406,650.00 and appropriating the same to the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department (“KCPD”); designating requisitioning authority; declaring the city’s intent to reimburse itself for certain expenditures; approving Lease Counsel in connection with the transaction; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

180837
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new Section 2-1119 entitled Background Investigation as a Condition of Employment or Contract, making successful resolution of a background check a requirement for employment for current employees, potential employees, and contractors with access to Federal Tax Information; directing the City Manager to develop and adopt procedures for conducting fingerprinting and background investigations to implement this ordinance; and directing the City Clerk to transmit this ordinance, together with the adopted procedures, to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.


Passed

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

180844
Amending Section 2-112, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Duties of city auditor”, by imposing additional procedural requirements regarding the City Auditor’s budget.


Passed

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

180833
Rezoning a 1.2 acre tract of land generally located at 4915 and 4933 E. Truman Road and 1500 Van Brunt Boulevard from Districts R1.5 and R2.5 to District B4-5. (CD-CPC-2018-00149)


Passed

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

180834
(Sub.)
Approving a development plan in District DX-15 (Downtown Mixed Use) on about 0.24 acres generally located at southwest corner of 18th Street and Walnut Street for a 132 unit residential building with 2,135 square feet of ground-level retail space. (CD-CPC-2018-00153)


Passed as Substituted

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

180842
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Tax Contribution Agreement with Platform Ventures LLC for the purpose of incentivizing the redevelopment of the historic Hotel Muehlebach and Kansas City Club buildings and certain other properties.


Passed

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

180845
Approving the 19th and McGee PIEA General Development Plan located across two contiguous parcels and totaling approximately 0.40 acres generally located in the Crossroads Neighborhood of Kansas City, Missouri, and described as the southeastern corner of the block encompassed by boundaries described as north of E. 19th Street, west of McGee Street, east of Grand Boulevard, and south of 18th Street; declaring such area to be blighted and insanitary and in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Law, Sections 100.300-100.620, RSMo; and authorizing tax abatement. (735-S-5)


Passed

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

180839
Authorizing a $1,944,000.00 construction contract with Leath & Sons, Inc., for the replacement of water mains in the area of College Avenue to James A. Reed Road, E. 71st Street to E. 80th Terrace; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $2,200,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

180840
Authorizing a $1,320,000.00 construction contract with Leath & Sons, Inc., for the replacement of water mains in the area of Ward Parkway to Main Street, W. 85th Street to Western Hills Drive; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $1,500,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

180848
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, “Administration,” Code of Ordinances, specifically amending Sections 2-1075, 2-1076, 2-1077, 2-1078, 2-1079 and 2-1080, updating our job classification and pay system, including creating a new Director of Public Safety job classification and eliminating three job classifications that are no longer utilized.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

180855
Amending Chapter 53, Code of Ordinances, by enacting new Sections 53-8 and 53-9, for the purpose of providing Park Rangers with the authority to issue General Ordinance Summons (GOS) and Uniform Traffic Tickets (UTT) within City parks, community centers and park property and other park ranger powers and duties.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

180861
Authorizing the acceptance of an $317,326.00 grant from the United States Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Operations and Safety program, and including a City match of $31,732.00, or 10 percent of the Federal contribution of $317,326.00; estimating revenue in the amount of $317,326.00 in the Fire Sales Tax Fund; appropriating $349,058.00 to the USFA AFG Grant account in the Fire Sales Tax Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

180850
Amending Chapter 88, the Zoning and Development Code, through revisions, clarifications, and other administrative changes throughout the chapter in accordance with the Zoning & Development Code periodic review. (Case No. CD-CPC-2018-00131)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180856
Approving the plat of Carruaje Antes De Caballo, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 40.92 acres generally located at on the south side of N.E. 120th Street, approximately 1/4 mile west of N. Stark Avenue, creating 4 lots for the purpose of single family homes; 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. (SD 1581A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180857
Approving the plat of The Retreat at Green Hills, an addition in Platte County, Missouri, on approximately 13.815 acres generally located at the northeast corner of N.W. Tiffany Springs Road and N.W. Old Stagecoach Road, creating 28 lots for the purpose of constructing single family homes and 2 tracts 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. (CLD-FnPlat-2018-01209)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180858
Authorizing a $9,232,740.00 construction contract with Kissick Construction Company, Inc., for the Neighborhood Sewer Rehabilitation Northeast Area and Gooseneck Creek North project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $10,200,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Justus Move To Introduce

180862
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. 


Referred to Airport Committee
 
 Councilmember Justus Move To Introduce

180863
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement for the purpose of consenting to the assignment and assumption of a 353 Urban Redevelopment Contract and the right to receive certain revenues in connection with the Tower Properties Downtown Redevelopment Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Reed Move To Introduce

180864
(Sub.)
Amending Ordinance No. 180393, which authorized the City Manager to issue an RFP to select a firm to implement a Comprehensive Smart City Program Management Partnership Agreement, by repealing Section 2 that identified RFP selection committee members and replacing it with a new Section 2 giving the City Manager authority to name selection committee members.


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.