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Last Published: 4/29/2020 3:35:00 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - LEE BARNES JR.
Present:4 - ANDREA BOUGH, DAN FOWLER, BRANDON ELLINGTON, TERESA LOAR
 
 
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200239
Appropriating $763,810.00 from the Unappropriated Balance of the Health Levy Fund; authorizing the City Manager to execute agreements under $100,000.00 with organizations which provide evidence-based programs; requiring that certain agreements with organizations which are over $100,000.00 be subject to Council approval; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (5/27/2020)"

Ayes: 4 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Loar
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200240
Reducing an appropriation in the amount of $1,519,466.00 in the Health Levy Fund; appropriating that amount to the evidence based crime prevention program account; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (5/27/2020)"

Ayes: 4 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Loar
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200270
Accepting and approving an amendment of $310,360.00 for a total contract amount of $620,720.00 with Thrive Health Connections to provide medical case management services in the Kansas City area; and authorizing the Director of Health to extend the term of the contract or increase the total contract dollar amount upon need and appropriation without further Council approval.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Samantha Hughes, Health Department, spoke to this ordinance. This funding will provide Ryan White Medical Case Management services on behalf of the City of Kansas City Missouri. The funding will help ensure that all residents living with HIV/AIDS within the 11 county Kansas City Transitional Grant Area (KC-TGA) have access to medical care and support services. This funding will support Thrive Health Connections starting effective April 1, 2020 to March 30, 2021.
Ayes: 5 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0

200271
Accepting and approving an amendment of $316,094.00 for a total contract amount of $569,708.00 with Truman Medical Centers, Inc. to provide medical case management services in the Kansas City area; and authorizing the Director of Health to extend the term of the contract or increase the total contract dollar amount upon need and appropriation without further Council approval.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Samantha Hughes, Health Department, spoke to this ordinance. This funding will provide Ryan White Medical Case Management services on behalf of the City of Kansas City Missouri. The funding will help ensure that all residents living with HIV/AIDS within the 11 county Kansas City Transitional Grant Area (KC-TGA) have access to medical care and support services. This funding will support Truman Medical Center starting effective April 1, 2020 to March 30, 2021.
Ayes: 5 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0

200272
Approving the Eighteenth Amendment to the 22nd & Main Tax Increment Financing Plan; and directing the City Clerk to send a copy of this ordinance to Jackson County.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Heather Brown, Economic Development Corporation Kansas City (EDCKC), provided a presentation to this ordinance. The 18th amendment reduces the number of residential units from 250 to 150, reduces the number of parking spaces from 400 to 300 and reduces the overall budget from $103.7 million to $68.6 million. The developer has requested tax abatement from the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority for the project as well as a sales tax exemption on construction materials. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 5 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0

200275
Rezoning an area of about 78 acres generally located at the southwest corner of NW 108th Street and N. Platte Purchase Drive from District AG-R to District R-7.5 to allow for future development. (CD-CPC-2020-00216)


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Zach Nelson, City Planning, provided a presentation to this ordinance. This rezoning will allow for 194 residential lots.
Ayes: 5 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0

200276
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area of approximately .66 acres generally located at 1420 Prospect Avenue from Districts B4-5 and R-1.5 to District MPD and approving a development plan to allow for a drive-through restaurant. (CD-CPC-2020-00017)


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Zach Nelson, City Planning, provided a presentation to this ordinance. This rezoning will allow a one-story drive-through Taco Bell restaurant. There are a total of 22 parking spaces provided.
Ayes: 5 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0

200192
Declaring the area of approximately 2 acres generally bounded by Interstate 70 on the north, E. 14th Street on the south, Bellefontaine Avenue on the east and Kansas Avenue on the west, to be a blighted and insanitary area in need 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 14th and Agnes Urban Renewal Plan. (CD-CPC-2019-00193)


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Bob Long, EDCKC, provided a presentation to this ordinance. The blight study was assessed by Belke Appraisal & Consulting, Inc who determined that the area is blighted. The Developer plans to renovate the existing vacant industrial building for affordable artist studios and related uses. This is eligible for 100% abatement. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 5 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0

200204
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Nineteenth Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Nineteenth Amendment to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Heather Brown, EDCKC, provided a presentation to this ordinance. The 19th Amendment will reduce the redevelopment area to eliminate the areas containing certain public improvements , which are deleted from the redevelopment area, and added to the Platte Purchase Development Plan. It will also decrease the overall budget from $288 million to $277 million and decrease the reimbursable TIF costs from $122 million to $113 million. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 5 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0

200205
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Fourth Amendment to the Platte Purchase Development Plan; approving the Fourth Amendment; and directing the City Clerk to send copies of this ordinance.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Heather Brown, EDCKC, provided a presentation to this ordinance. The 4th Amendment will expand the exterior boundaries to include additional public improvements, increase the overall budget from $54.3 million to $65.7 million and increase costs reimbursable to the TIF from $49.6 million to $59.5 million. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 5 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0

200212
Accepting a Living Cities, Inc./Foundation Grant in the amount of $50,000.00; estimating revenue in the amount of $50,000.00 in the Neighborhoods Grants Fund; appropriating that amount to the Living Cities Foundation grant account of the Neighborhoods Grants Fund.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Nia Richardson, KC Biz Care, spoke to this ordinance. The City of Kansas City, Missouri will participate in the City Accelerator on Inclusive Procurement to identify and find ways to support transformative city leaders who are rethinking the connection between city dollars and their economic and community development goals and ultimately addressing the racial wealth gap by promoting the sustainability of communities of color through community wealth. The City Managers’s Office of KC BizCare was awarded a Living Cities/Citi Foundation Grant in the amount of $50,000 that runs from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020 in which the City will enter into an agreement with Living Cities. The strategies are designed to leverage procurement to support the growth of businesses owned by people of color, are intended to spur and produce economic impact through jobs, increased purchasing activity and promotion of overall economic viability of diverse businesses. Kansas City, along with 9 other cities across the nation, will receive a combination of coaching, technical assistance and implementation resources over a one year period to achieve this goal. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s office.
Ayes: 5 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0

200232
RESOLUTION - Amending the Country Club/Waldo Area Plan generally located at the southeast corner of W. 76th Street and State Line Road by changing the recommended land use from R-2.5 (Residential 2.5) to B3-2 (Community Business 2) in order to construct a drive-through restaurant of about 2,300 square feet and non-accessory parking on about 1.11 acres generally located at the southeast corner of W. 76th Street and State Line Road. (CD-CPC-2020-00003)


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "IMMEDIATE ADOPTION"
Xiu Woods, City Planning ,provided a presentation to this ordinance. This will allow for the construction of a drive-through restaurant of about 2300 square feet and non-accessory parking on about 1.11 acres. The restaurant will be one-story with a gross floor area with a single drive-through lane to be placed around the building. The applicant also proposes 36 parking spaces for the use. There will also be 4 short-term bike parking spaces. The applicant also proposes pedestrian connection from the existing sidewalk along State Line Road to the site and from the parking lot to the building. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 5 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0

200235
Rezoning an area of approximately 1.11 acres generally located at the southeast corner of W. 76th Street and State Line Road from District R-2.5 to District B3-2, in order to construct a drive-through restaurant of about 2,300 square feet and non-accessory parking. (CD-CPC-2019-00239; CD-CPC-2020-00002; CD-CPC-2020-00003)


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
– Xiu Woods, City Planning, provided a presentation to this ordinance. This will allow for the construction of a drive-through restaurant of about 2300 square feet and non-accessory parking on about 1.11 acres. The restaurant will be one-story with a gross floor area with a single drive-through lane to be placed around the building. The applicant also proposes 36 parking spaces for the use. There will also be 4 short-term bike parking spaces. The applicant also proposes pedestrian connection from the existing sidewalk along State Line Road to the site and from the parking lot to the building. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 5 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0

200257
(Sub.)
Approving a development plan in District DC-15 (Downtown Core) for an 18-story office building on about 1 acre located at 1400 Baltimore Avenue, for the headquarters of Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. (CD-CPC-2019-00230)


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS SECOND COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Jamie Hickey, City Planning, provided a presentation to this ordinance. This will allow for a 14-story building with 556,360 square feet of office space above 10 stories of parking. The proposed project is a building with a glass and metal façade comprised of block-like segments that project and recess, provides no ground-floor amenities or commercial space, only an elevator lobby from the street access point. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 4 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Loar
Nays: 1 - Ellington
 
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