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Last Published: 9/22/2016 8:32:39 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:11 - SCOTT WAGNER, TERESA LOAR, DAN FOWLER, QUINTON LUCAS, JERMAINE REED, KATHERYN SHIELDS, JOLIE JUSTUS, LEE BARNES JR., ALISSIA CANADY, SCOTT TAYLOR, KEVIN MCMANUS
Out:1 - HEATHER HALL
 

160364
RESOLUTION - Honoring Paul Tyler on the occasion of his retirement.


Adopted

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

160367
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Lincoln College Preparatory Academy, a school in the Kansas City Public School District, on being recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the best high school in the state of Missouri.


Adopted

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

160372
RESOLUTION - Declaring May 3, 2016, as Alvin L. Brooks Day.


Adopted

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

160374
RESOLUTION - Declaring the week of May 15-21, 2016, as National Public Works Week in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

160365
COMMUNICATION - A Committee of Petitioners filed a Notice of Intent to Circulate Referendum Petition / Ordinance No. 160281, in the Office of the City Clerk on Friday, May 6, 2016.


Received And Filed

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

160366
COMMUNICATION - A Committee of Petitioners filed a Notice of Intent to Circulate Referendum Petition / Ordinance No. 160320, in the Office of the City Clerk on Friday, May 6, 2016.


Received And Filed

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

160304
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of the Convention and Entertainment Facilities Department to enter into a two year agreement with Ticketmaster, LLC, to provide ticketing services to the clients of the Kansas City Convention and Entertainment Facilities Department with the option to renew for three (3) additional one-year periods without City Council approval.


Passed as Substituted

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

160225
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Affirming the City’s commitment to the preservation of neighborhoods when demolishing dangerous buildings and structures; and directing the City Manager to implement the triage process.


Adopted as Second Committee Substitute

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

160332
Approving the Third Amendment to the Country Club Plaza Tax Increment Financing Plan; terminating Projects 4, 5 and 6; declaring as surplus those funds within the special allocation funds established in connection with the terminated projects; authorizing the distribution of such surplus funds; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Passed

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

160341
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88, Code of Ordinances, through revisions and clarifications throughout the chapter in accordance with the Zoning & Development Code periodic review (254-S-314)


Councilmember Taylor (Second by Wagner) Move to Amend

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


Passed as Substituted and Amended

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

160275
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Passed

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

160298
Amending Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 70-644, Procedure for disposal of impounded property, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter correcting the cited State Statute.


Passed

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

160333
Amending Chapter 3, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 3-3, Contract solicitation, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter that expedites the selection of a particular alternative construction delivery method for city projects.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, 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: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160187
(Sub.)
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on August 2, 2016, a question to remove certain city property devoted to park use from the park system; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election no earlier than May 20, 2016 and no later than May 24, 2016; and recognizing this ordinance with an accelerated effective date.


Passed as Substituted

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

160163
(Sub.)
Taking certain actions and approving various economic development incentives in relation to the redevelopment by Delta Quad Holdings, LLC of the vacant structure and related facilities formerly occupied by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City at 925 Grand Boulevard, including accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri as to the findings related to the Grand Reserve Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Grand Reserve Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 1 as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor; approving additional financial assistance for the Redevelopment Project and authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Sales Tax Contribution Agreement in furtherance of such purpose; approving an Industrial Development Plan for the purpose of the renovation, construction, furnishing and equipping of a service facility which provides interstate commerce; authorizing and approving various agreements for the purpose of setting forth covenants, agreements and obligations of the parties; authorizing the issuance of taxable industrial revenue bonds in a maximum aggregate principal amount not to exceed $135,000,000; authorizing and approving certain other documents and actions in connection with the issuance of said bonds; authorizing the construction of certain public streetscape in the public right of way; recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Passed as Substituted

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

160354
Approving the Fifth Amendment to the 45th Street Tax Increment Financing Plan; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Loar, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160359
(Sub.)
Rezoning a 1.5 acre tract of land generally located on a portion of the block bounded by Broadway, W. 46th Street, W. 46th Terrace and Wornall Road, from District B3-2 to District MPD, and approving a preliminary development plan to allow an approximately 293,840 square foot mixed use development. (14609-MPD)


Passed as Substituted

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

160363
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Sales Tax Contribution Agreement with Crossroads Hotel, LLC for the purpose of incentivizing the redevelopment of the historic Pabst Brewing Co. and Pendergast buildings at 21st and Central; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed as Substituted

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

160299
Estimating revenues in the amount of $826,263.16 in the Public Works Reimbursable Fund; appropriating that amount to the Street Lighting Special Projects Maintenance account; authorizing an agreement with Black and McDonald for streetlight and traffic signal repair and maintenance for approximately $5,705,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

160317
Authorizing an agreement with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority to provide regular transit services, Share-A-Fare transportation for elderly and disabled residents of Kansas City, and certain specialized services; and authorizing the expenditure of approximately $58,100,000.


Passed

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

160360
Authorizing the condemnation and taking of private property in fee simple for public use for Street Improvement Project No. 89008009 22nd - 23rd Street Connecter, in the vicinity of 22nd and 23rd Street, from Brooklyn Avenue to Chestnut Avenue, in Kansas City, Jackson 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 Jackson County.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, 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 “Second Readings” and that they be placed on the docket next week for third reading.
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160213
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 46, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Noise Control” by repealing Section 46-5(3), Specific Prohibitions, Refuse and Recycling Vehicles, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Section 46-35(3) of like title, for the purpose of enhancing enforcement for those allowing collection; and repealing Article II, Motor Vehicles, consisting of Sections 46-16 through 46-18, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Article II entitled “Motor Vehicles and Motorcycles,” consisting of Sections 46-16 through 46-20, for the purpose of simplifying noise standards for motor vehicles and motorcycles.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

160357
(Sub.)
Approving a development plan in District AG-R on approximately 38 acres generally located at 10243 N. Green Hills Road (14666-P).


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 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: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160371
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a one-year lease agreement with four one-year renewals with the Kansas City Community Gardens, Inc., for the purpose of a community garden and related activities at the Municipal Farm located at 8100 Ozark Road in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160380
Authorizing the Director of General Services Department to execute a $500,000.00 Management Agreement and Lease with the American Jazz Museum for management and operations of the 18th and Vine Project; and authorizing the Director to extend and amend the Agreement and Lease without additional council authorization.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160382
Authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a contract with BKD, LLP, to perform the annual independent audit of the City’s books and records for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2016, and other audit services, and to perform audit and tax services for various component units; authorizing expenditures of $621,500.00; and authorizing two one-year renewals for FY17 and FY18 without further Council approval, subject to annual appropriation.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160373
(Sub.)
Amending Chapters 10 and 12, Code of Ordinances, to add additional restrictions to adult and adult live entertainment businesses to be incompliance with state law; amending Chapter 12 to provide the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services authority to regulate carnivals, street fairs and rodeos, provide for rules and procedures, an appeal process, and revisions to how property owners are identified.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

160375
(Sub.)
Declaring certain real property in the Beacon Hill project area surplus to the City’s needs; authorizing the conveyance of these parcels to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority; and further authorizing execution of related documents.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160376
Rezoning a 1 acre tract of land generally located at the southwest corner of 17th Street and Madison Avenue from Districts B1-1 and R-2.5 to District UR, and approving a preliminary development plan to allow for the a mixed use development. (14653-UR)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160377
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Greater Downtown Area Plan for an area of 0.4 acres generally located at 1724 Madison Avenue by changing the recommended land use designation from residential low (urban) to residential high. (675-S-7)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160378
RESOLUTION - Amending the Gashland/Nashua Area Plan for an area of approximately 32 acres generally located at the northeast corner of N.W. 88th Street and N. Platte Purchase Drive by changing the recommended land use from Mixed Use Neighborhood to Mixed Use Community. (691-S-5)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160379
(Sub.)
Rezoning an approximately 20.10 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of N.W. 88th Street and N. Platte Purchase Drive from District R-80 to District MPD, and approving a development plan that serves as a preliminary plat for one approximately 156,000 sq. ft. commercial building with fueling stations on one lot. (14663-MPD)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160381
Vacating north/south Euclid Avenue from Independence Boulevard to the north to vacated Euclid Avenue to the south as established by the Euclid Place Plat; reserving an easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1716-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160383
(Sub.)
Repealing Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 150571; enacting guidelines on the use of abated and exempted real property taxes in funding economic development projects; establishing the Shared Success Fund to further economic development in severely distressed census tracts within the City; and establishing an effective date.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160362
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a Lease Agreement with Flying Truss, LLC for portions of the Kaw River Bridge, along with the accesses thereto, for a term of up to 54 years.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

160368
Authorizing a contract for approximately $2,700,000.00 with Ideker, Inc. for the resurfacing of various streets generally between the Missouri River and North City Limits; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

160369
Authorizing a contract for approximately $2,900,000.00 with J.M. Fahey Construction Company for the resurfacing of various streets generally between the Missouri River south to 95th Street; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

160370
Authorizing a contract for approximately $2,300,000.00 with J.M. Fahey Construction Company for the resurfacing of various streets generally from 95th Street to the South City Limits; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
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