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Last Published: 7/21/2017 8:48:39 AM
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
 

170508
RESOLUTION - Honoring the consistently outstanding performance of the Director of Finance Randall J. Landes and congratulating him on his selection by the Kansas City Business Journal as a recipient of the 2017 Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Year Award.


Adopted

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

170528
RESOLUTION - Declaring July 21, 2017, as Kansas City Pet Project Day to honor the tireless work of the KCPP staff, volunteers, supporters and board that has enabled Kansas City, Missouri to establish itself as a No Kill Community.


Adopted

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

170529
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and Council that a Committee of Petitioners filed with the City Clerk 228 pages an initiative petition entitled: Petition for Initiative to Construct a New, Single Terminal at Kansas City International Airport.


Received And Filed

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

170532
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Clerk pursuant to Rule 7.07, listing the Semi-Annual Docket items considered by the Finance and Governance Committee and Planning, Zoning and Economic Development Committee. No other Standing Committees had Semi-Annual Docket items to consider.


Received And Filed

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

170473
Approving the plat of Pendleton Artsblock, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, on approximately 0.53 acres generally located between Park Avenue and Olive Street and north of Independence Boulevard, creating 2 lots for the purpose of constructing a four-story building with ground floor commercial uses and 38 residential units; 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. (SD1560)


Passed

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

170474
Approving the plat of Pine Grove Pointe 3rd Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 10.29 acres generally located north of N.E. Pine Grove Drive and east of N. Lawn Avenue, creating 33 lots and 1 tract for the purpose of constructing 33 single family homes; 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. (SD0841I)


Passed

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

170475
Approving the plat of Forest Ridge Estates Second Plat, an addition in Platte County, Missouri, on approximately 7.04 acres generally located on either side of N. Cosby Avenue, at approximately N. Cosby Court and N.W. 59th Terrace, creating 15 lots for the purpose of constructing 15 single family homes and 1 tract reserved for future development; 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. (SD1162D)


Passed

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

170484
RESOLUTION - Reaffirming Kansas City’s commitment to take action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate the impacts of climate change notwithstanding any withdrawal by the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this resolution to other local, state, and national leaders.


Passed

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

170486
RESOLUTION - Amending the Proposed Land Use Plan within the Midtown/Plaza Area Plan by changing the recommended land use on a 4.1 acre tract of land generally located east of Mill Street, north of Westport Road, and west of Pennsylvania Avenue from Mixed Use Community to Commercial. (132-S-46)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 2 - Shields, Canady

170487
(Sub.)
Rezoning approximately 4.1 acres generally located east of Mill Street, north of Westport Road, and west of Pennsylvania Avenue from Districts M1-5, UR, and B3-2 to District MPD, and approving an MPD preliminary development plan (also serving as the preliminary plat, and vacating a portion of Mill Street right-of-way) to allow construction of 215 multi-family units, a 120 room hotel, and retail and office space. (10134-MPD-5)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 2 - Shields, Canady

170491
(Sub.)
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Passed

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

170514
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Marissa Hermsen v. City of Kansas City, Missouri et al, Case No. 14-CV-01096.


Passed

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

170507
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a nine month term and supply contract with Penmac Staffing Services, Inc. for temporary staffing services; and authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to amend the contract and exercise five (5) one-year renewal options.


Passed

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

170518
Authorizing the Director of Finance to borrow $15,241,653.25 from the Water Fund to provide local matching funds for two flood control projects being constructed by the United States Army Corps of Engineers (“Corps”) pursuant to two Project Cooperation Agreements (“PCA”); establishing Fund No. 3320, the 2017 Flood Control Fund; appropriating $15,241,653.25 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of Fund No. 8010, the Water Fund; estimating revenues and appropriating $15,241,653.25 in Fund No. 3320, the 2017 Flood Control Fund; designating requisitioning authority; declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from general obligation bond proceeds for certain expenditures; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

170469
Accepting and approving a grant to the City of $618,633.00 from the United States Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program; estimating revenue in the amount of $618,633.00 in the Fire Sales Tax Fund; appropriating it to the USFA AFG Grant account in the Fire Sales Tax Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

170485
Approving a major amendment to a development plan on approximately 11.2 acres generally located at 8501 N. Boardwalk Avenue to allow building and parking additions to the existing vehicle sales and service establishment in District B3-3 (Community Business (dash 3)). (10410-P-41)


Passed

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

170520
(Sub.)
Rezoning a 40 acre tract of land generally located at the southwest corner of N.E. 96th Street and N. Brighton Avenue, from District R-80 to District R-7.5, and approving a preliminary plat to allow for 43 single family lots and 6 tracts. (11593-P-11 and SD 0924H)


Passed

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

170521
Approving the preliminary plat of Rice Estates in Districts R-7.5 and MPD, on about 4 acres generally located at the southeast corner of E. 58th Street and Crystal Avenue, creating four (4) lots. (SD 1544)


Passed

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

170512
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to execute a Memorandum of Agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the construction of a waterline relocation associated with the Missouri Interceptor of the Turkey Creek Flood Control Project; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend the sum of $120,000.00 for the construction; and authorizing the Director of Finance to return unexpended appropriations to the appropriate account.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Hall) 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 “Second Readings” and that they be placed on the docket next week for final reading.
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

170402
Amending Chapter 68, Article VI, Code of Ordinances, entitled Earnings and Profits Tax, by repealing Sections 68-381, 68-385, 68-386, and 68-395, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter; and further amending Chapter 68, Article VI, by repealing Section 68-401.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

170403
(Sub.)
Repealing Earnings and Profits Tax Regulations Numbered E-140 through E-164 adopted July 10, 1979, and approving in lieu thereof new Earnings and Profits Tax Regulations numbered as Sections 1.381 through 1.402 related to the same subject matter, as made and adopted by the Commissioner of Revenue on July 17, 2017.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

170511
Amending Chapter 2, Article XI, Division 5, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 2-1721 and 2-1722 and enacting in lieu thereof new Sections 2-1721 and 2-1722, and also amending Chapter 56, Article V, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 56-541 and enacting in lieu thereof a new Section 56-541 to revise the procedure for payment of special assessments for dangerous buildings.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

170517
Authorizing the Director of Finance to create in the records of the City the Central City Economic Development Sales Tax Fund.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

170481
Estimating revenue and appropriating $5,000.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and accepting and approving a one year $565,342.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding to local public health agencies for the promotion of core public health functions.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

170482
Estimating revenue and appropriating $3,500.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; accepting and approving a $3,500.00 grant agreement for the Fund Advancing Self-Organizing Team (FAST) to fund site visits from Culture of Health prizewinning teams to share experience and best practices between the alumni teams; and designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

170503
Estimating and appropriating $18,364.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and accepting and approving two one-year contracts in the amounts of $61,000.00 and $118,000.00 with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for children with special health care needs.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

170504
Accepting and approving a $2,275,320.00 amendment to the one-year grant award agreement from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to provide additional funding for the Ryan White Part A and Minority AIDS Initiative services.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

170515
Accepting and approving a one-year $370,180.00 grant award from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development under the SHELTER PLUS CARE program for homeless services in the Kansas City area.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

170505
Authorizing the Director of the Water Services Department to enter into an Option Agreement with Midway Auto Realty, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $2,500,000.00 and to execute ancillary documents all related to the real property acquisition of 950 N. Century Avenue.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 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

170526
Appropriating $400,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvements Fund for maintenance needs at Starlight Theatre; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

170531
Estimating revenue and appropriating $985,000.00 in the Community Development Block Grant Fund; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into contracts totaling up to $1,124,059.00 with various organizations to provide public facilities improvements from funds previously appropriated in the Community Development Block Grant Fund; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Housing Committee

170525
RESOLUTION - Supporting the implementation strategy of the Kansas City Catalytic Urban Redevelopment (KC-CUR) initiative and authorizing City funding and other commitments.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

170536
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to determine what appropriate measures that the City could use to control vegetation growth on its vacant lots and rights of way, while protecting public health and environmental quality and to report back to Council within thirty days.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

170530
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Ninth Amendment to the 1200 Main/South Loop Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Ninth Amendment to the 1200 Main/South Loop Tax Increment Financing Plan; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170533
Rezoning approximately 3.25 acres generally located at the southeast corner of N.W. Mace Road and N.W. 79th Place from District R-80 to District R-7.5 and approving the preliminary plat of Forestbrooke to allow creation of 12 single-family residential lots and a stormwater detention tract in District R-7.5. (14819-P and SD1561)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170534
Vacating the north/south right-of-way of N. Riley Street from the north right-of-way line of N.W. Harlem Road to its terminus approximately 400 feet to the north and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1740-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170535
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Fourth Amendment to the Antioch Mall Tax Increment Financing Plan, and approving the same.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170524
Authorizing a $1,582,000.00 contract with Ideker, Inc., for Repair Taxiway F at KCI Airport; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $2,082,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170527
Authorizing the condemnation and taking of private properties for public use as Street Right of Way, Storm Drainage Easements, Temporary Construction Easements, and a Retaining Wall Easement, for the construction of Project No. 89008182, “Route 45 - I-29 Interchange Improvements Phase 2C”, in the vicinity of N. Chatham Avenue and N.W. Prairie View Road, south and west of N.W. 64th Street and Interstate 29, in Kansas City, Platte 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 Platte County.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
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