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Last Published: 6/2/2020 12:42:13 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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200282
Declaring certain real property generally located in the Beacon Hill Redevelopment Area in Kansas City, Missouri, surplus to the City's needs; authorizing the Director of General Services to offer the sale of the City’s interest in this real property in accordance with City regulations, to later convey it and to execute related documents to complete the transfer of the real property to continue development of the Beacon Hill project.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
John Woods, Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services, spoke to this ordinance. As part of the Beacon Hill redevelopment, the City acquired property on Tracy Avenue on the east side of Lydia, 22nd and 23rd Streets. The City Manager has determined that all properties within the Beacon Hill Redevelopment Area are in excess of City needs. This ordinance declares the following properties surplus and authorizes the sale of the lots for continued housing development: 2438 and 2442 Tracy Avenue, 2205, 2207, 2209, 2211, 2213, 2215, 2217, 2219, 2229, 2233, 2237, 2438, 2442 Lydia. A digital copy of this map can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 5 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0

200284
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute a limited term contract with Stephen D. Reynolds in an amount not to exceed $87,962.00 for a TIF housing program manager position with funds appropriated in the 2020-21 Annual Budget.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Jennifer Tidwell, Neighborhoods and Housing Services, spoke to this ordinance. In the past the TIF housing programs were managed from the Economic Development Corportation (EDC). In 2017, those programs and staff persons were transitioned to KCMO Housing Division. This position is budgeted in the approved 2020-21 Annual Budget and has been in NHSD’s budget since 2017. The TIF housing programs are Chouteau (CHAMP), North Oak (ENCORE; Antioch Shopping Center; RAMP (Midtown); Heart of the City (KCMSD) and Winchester (DST). The TIF housing program manager also provides guidance and expertise for other Housing Division projects.
Ayes: 5 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0

200286
Declaring certain real property generally located in the Marlborough Neighborhood Revitalization Area, Kansas City, Missouri, surplus to the City's needs; and authorizing the Director of General Services to offer the sale of the City’s interest in this real property in accordance with City regulations, to later convey it, and execute related documents to complete the transfer of the real property to continue development of the mixed-income housing in the project area.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
John Woods, Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services, spoke to this ordinance. As part of the redevelopment of the Marlborough Neighborhoods, the City acquired property on East 77th Terrace. The City Manager has determined the property is in excess of City needs. This ordinance declares the following property surplus and authorizes the sale of the lot for housing development: 1625 E 77th Terrace.
Ayes: 5 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0

200288
Authorizing the Director of Health to enter into contracts with area health centers and Children's Mercy Hospital, Truman Medical Center, and Swope Ridge Geriatric Center to provide primary health care services to indigent residents in Kansas City, Missouri; authorizing the Director of Health to extend the term of the contracts or increase or decrease the total contract dollar amounts upon need and appropriation without further Council approval; and declaring this ordinance as an emergency.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Elizabeth Walsh, Health Department, spoke to this ordinance. Not only will this ordinance approve contracts for several hospitals and clinics mentioned below. Kansas City CARE Health Center ($538,660), Northland Health Care Access ($331,898), Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center ($927,030), and Swope Health Services ($1,698,236) to support the provision of uninsured care for Kansas City, MO residents. Truman Medical Centers will receive $26,400,000.00, Children’s Mercy Hospital will receive $500,000.00 and Swope Ridge Geriatric Center will receive $350,000.
Ayes: 5 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0

200289
Accepting and approving an $8,000.00 grant from the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) to review and revise local pool codes by identifying gaps and weaknesses and develop an action plan that addresses these deficiencies and strengthens pool codes; estimating revenue and appropriating $8,000.00 into the Governmental Grants Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Carolyn White, Health Department, spoke to this ordinance. This grant will allow for the City’s Health Department to compare the current Regulations for Swimming and Bathing Facilitiles to the national Model Aquatic Health Code, in order to determine if updates are necessary to improve Program outcomes. The National Association of City and County Health Officials (NACCHO) will provide technical assistance to the Program throughout the grant period. The grant runs from March 2020 to July 2020.
Ayes: 5 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0

200293
Amending Chapter 88, Zoning and Development Code, Section 88-445-11-B, to provide that a Council Approved Signage Plan may be approved for any property zoned B3, B4, D, UR, M, MPD, SC or KCIA except that the minimum acreage requirement shall not apply to any property located along an interstate highway within one mile of a sports complex stadium.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (5/20/2020)"

200294
(Sub.)
Appropriating $800,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Health Levy Fund to the Health Special Projects Account; designating requisitioning authority to the City Manager to fund programs or enter into contracts related to testing, PPE’s, social distancing monitoring and enforcement, isolation, contact tracing, and other public health measures aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19 among vulnerable residents in the City of Kansas City, Missouri; authorizing the Director of Health to execute five limited term contracts for Community Health Workers; directing the City Manager to ensure a reserve of at least $500,000.00 remains in the Health Levy Fund Balance for these emergency purposes and that the emergency use of appropriated funds or additional Health Levy Fund Balance is approved by the KC Health Commission; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Councilwoman Melissa Robinson, 3rd District, spoke to this ordinance. These funds will provide focused testing in the 13 zip codes most impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Community testing will be conducted by the Safety Net Providers who already provide medical services for the City’s vulnerable populations. Testing for symptomatic contacts of persons testing positive at community locations will be conducted by the Health Department as part of contact tracing. Within these areas the focus will also be on symptomatic personas who are medically fragile, have co-morbid conditions, over the age of 65, part of disproportionately impacted racial/ethnic groups and/or otherwise high-risk.
Ayes: 5 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0

200241
Approving the termination of the 23rd & Jarboe Urban Renewal Plan.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Bob Long, EDCKC, spoke to this ordinance. This plan was approved by City Council in 2000 with a twenty year term. The Plan was intended to revitalize the blighted 23rd & Jarboe neighborhood through housing rehabilitation and the construction of new housing. At this time there is no tax abatements active. The most recent tax abatement terminated in 2012. The 23rd & jarboe URA is set to terminate February 1, 2020.
Ayes: 5 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0

200242
Approving an amendment to the Manheim Park Urban Renewal Plan for the purpose of extending its duration for an additional fifteen-year term.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Bob Long, EDCKC, spoke to this ordinance. This Plan was approved by the City Council in 2005 with a 15 year term. The Plan was intended to revitalize the blighted Manheim Park neighborhood through housing rehabilitation and the construction of new housing. There is currently 5 tax abatements activities and the most recent tax abatement will terminate in 2028. Staff continues to receive inquiries regarding proposed projects within the Manheim Park URA. The Manheim Park Urban Renewal Plan was set to terminate January 13, 2020.
Ayes: 5 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0

200243
Approving an amendment to the 16th & Jefferson Urban Renewal Plan for the purpose of extending its duration for an additional five-year term.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Bob Long, EDCKC, spoke to this ordinance. This Plan was approved by the City Council in 2000 with a twenty year term. The Plan was intended to revitalize the blighted Jefferson Street properties through housing rehabilitation and the construction of new housing. There is only one tax abatements active. The most recent tax abatement will terminate in 2023. There have been no recent inquiries regarding proposed projects and the Plan was set to terminate February 1, 2020. The proposed First Amendment would allow adequate time for the existing tax abatement to terminate.
Ayes: 5 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Fowler, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0
 
 1. There may be a general discussion regarding current Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee issues.
 
 Any closed session may be held via teleconference. 2. Closed Session • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 1 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss legal matters, litigation, or privileged communications with attorneys; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 2 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss real estate; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsections 3 and 13 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss personnel matters; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 9 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss employee labor negotiations; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 11 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss specifications for competitive bidding; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 12 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss sealed bids or proposals; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 17 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss confidential or privileged communications with auditors.
 
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