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Last Published: 8/22/2017 11:01:12 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
 

170603
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Kelley Collins for being chosen to be a presenter at the closing ceremonies at the Student Television Network Convention in California, as a representative of the Kansas City metropolitan area.


Adopted

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

170601
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the 210 Highway Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending March 31, 2017.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170613
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Zona Rosa Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2018.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170614
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Brighton Creek Commons Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2017.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170615
COMMUNICATION - July 2017 - Accepting various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance, and directing the City Clerk to file the acceptance in the office of the Recorder of Deeds.


Received And Filed

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

170616
COMMUNICATION - July 2017 - Accepting and releasing various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance and release, and directing the City Clerk to file the acceptance and release in the office of the Recorder of Deeds.


Received And Filed

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

170617
COMMUNICATION - July 2017 - Accepting and releasing various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance and release, and directing the City Clerk to file the acceptance and release in the office of the Recorder of Deeds.


Received And Filed

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

170618
COMMUNICATION - Notice received to the City Clerk regarding a Petition to establish the Truman Plaza Community Improvement District.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by McManus) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the resolutions listed on today’s docket as “Resolutions for Same Day Adoption” be presented to Council for consideration for immediate adoption today.
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

170602
RESOLUTION - Appointing Don Ipock, Larry Goldman, Zach Marten, Kyle Kelly and Bill Nigro as successor directors to the Westport Community Improvement District II.


Adopted

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

170625
RESOLUTION - Supporting the construction of a law enforcement memorial in recognition of the Kansas City Metro Law Enforcement Officers who gave their lives in the line of duty and directing the City Manager to identify an appropriate funding source to support implementation.


Adopted

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

170628
RESOLUTION - Encouraging Kansas City businesses to voluntarily comply with the minimum living wage adopted by the voters on August 8, 2017; and directing the City Manager to ensure the City complies with the minimum wage adopted by the voters.


Adopted

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

170439
Calling an election to be held on November 7, 2017, to submit to the qualified voters of the City the questions of whether to authorize the construction of a new passenger terminal at the Kansas City International Airport and to authorize the issuance and sale of airport revenue bonds in an amount not to exceed $990,000,000.00 for these aviation and aviation related purposes; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election no later than August 29, 2017; mandating and establishing a competitive bidding process for any construction; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Held on Docket (8/24/2017)

170523
(Sub.)
Calling an election to be held on November 7, 2017, to submit to the qualified voters of the City the questions of whether to authorize the construction of a new passenger terminal at the Kansas City International Airport (“KCI”) and the demolition of the existing KCI terminals as necessary; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election no later than August 29, 2017; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Held on Docket (8/24/2017)

170586
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to evaluate the feasibility of implementing certain methods to advance the City’s environmental goals related to the Paris Climate Agreement, to be known as the Renewable Energy Now Resolution, and to report back to the Council by March 1, 2018.


Adopted as Amended

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

170584
RESOLUTION - Amending the Greater Downtown Area Plan for an approximately two acre tract of land, generally located east of Troost Avenue and north of E. 27th Street, from residential medium to downtown residential. (675-S-9).


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Lucas) 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

170594
Approving the plat of A Replat of Lot 2-B, Replat of Lot 2, Edgewood Farms & Tract A, & Tract B, Edgewood Farms, an addition in Platte County, Missouri, on approximately 7.76 acres generally located on the east side of N. Roanridge Road between N.W. 79th Street and N.W. 82nd Court, creating 2 lots for the purpose of constructing a restaurant on the south lot and 2 tracts for the purpose of detention and a private access drive; accepting a certain easement; 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. (SD1517A)


Passed

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

170569
(Sub.)
Calling an election on November 7, 2017 for the purpose of submitting to the voters of Kansas City a question presented by a committee of petitioners through an initiative petition seeking to authorize the City to construct a new, single terminal at Kansas City International Airport with all costs paid solely from the revenues derived by the City from the operation of its airport and related facilities, but allows the City to retain fee title to and operational control of the Airport, and to demolish such existing structures at Kansas City International Airport necessary for the construction or no longer needed for airport operations, without impeding the ongoing operations of the airport.


Held on Docket (8/24/2017)

170588
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 10-122, Manufacturer's license for manufacture of alcoholic beverages of all kinds, and 10-123, Manufacturer's license for manufacture of alcoholic beverages containing alcohol not in excess of 22 percent by weight, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like numbers and subject matters that codify the changes to the state legislation which expands the hours of operation for a distillery; and establishing an effective date of August 28, 2017.


Passed

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

170595
(Sub.)
Appropriating $450,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund; transferring and appropriating $450,000.00 to the Police Department to match donations received from the Police Foundation of Kansas City; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed as Substituted

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

170585
Rezoning approximately 4.95 acres located on the south side of N.W. 88th Street, east of N. Ambassador Drive from District B3-3 to District B4-3 and approving a major amendment to a development plan on approximately 14.98 acres generally located at the northeast corner of N. Ambassador Drive and Missouri Highway 152 in Districts B3-3 and B4-3 to allow construction of an indoor storage facility and commercial space. (6029-P-40 and 6029-P-41)


Passed

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

170557
Authorizing an amendment to an agreement with Walter P. Moore for approximately $180,230.00 for the Waukomis Drive Complete Streets Upgrade project; 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

170592
Estimating revenue in the amount of $100,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Sales Tax Fund; appropriating that amount to the Shoal Creek Trail Segment 3 account; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a Cooperative Agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

170599
Authorizing a $1,000,000.00 professional services contract with SNC-Lavalin-Rail & Transit for Streetcar Vehicle Procurement Support and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, 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

170567
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 10-211, Number of retail alcoholic beverage licenses, and 10-215, Consents not required, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which will not require a retail liquor license applicant to go through the density or consent process if the licensed premise will only be used to store alcoholic beverages.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

170590
Estimating $3,400,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Sales Tax Fund; appropriating that amount to the Hodge Park Improvements account; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

170559
Amending Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Subsection (m) of Section 70-39, Authority of director to close streets, sidewalks and other travelways; authority to establish emergency parking restrictions, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter for the purpose of exempting permits obtained to facilitate authorized crosswalk restorations from traffic control permit fees.


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

170612
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a Workers' Compensation benefit filed by Jerry D. Bayton for injuries resulting from an occupational illness while employed by the City.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

170604
Acknowledging that the twenty-three year statutory period for the capture of tax increment allocation financing within the Projects 1a, 1b, and 1c of the Uptown Theater Tax Increment Financing Plan has expired; terminating the designation of Projects 1a, 1b, and 1c of the Plan as redevelopment projects; and directing the City Clerk to send copies of this ordinance to Jackson County.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170605
Acknowledging that the twenty-three year statutory period for the capture of tax increment allocation financing within the Project F of the 11th Street Corridor Redevelopment Area has expired; and terminating the designation of Project F of the 11th Street Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan as a redevelopment project therein; and directing the City Clerk to send copies of this ordinance to Jackson County.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170606
Acknowledging that the twenty-three year statutory period for the capture of tax increment allocation financing within the Projects A, A-1 and B of the Southtown/31st & Baltimore Tax Increment Financing Plan has expired; terminating the designation of Projects A, A-1 and B of the Plan as redevelopment projects; and directing the City Clerk to send copies of this ordinance to Jackson County.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170607
Acknowledging that the twenty-three year statutory period for the capture of tax increment allocation financing within the Project I of the Hickman Mills Tax Increment Financing Plan has expired; terminating the designation of Project I of the Plan as a redevelopment project; and directing the City Clerk to send copies of this ordinance to Jackson County.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170608
Amending Chapter 74, Code of Ordinances, by repealing and reenacting Sections 74-201 and 74-214 for the purpose of implementing statutory revisions to the urban agricultural zone program enacted by the General Assembly.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170619
Authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute a Subordination Agreement with Magellan Pipeline Company, L.P., for the plat of New Mark Crossing – First Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, generally located on the west side of N. Oak Trafficway, south of N.E. 102nd Terrace; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached subordination agreement. (SD1438B)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170622
RESOLUTION - Amending the Hickman Mills Area Plan for an approximately 1.7 acre tract of land, generally located on the west side of Hillcrest Road and south of Fairlane Drive, by changing the recommended land use from residential low to residential medium-high. (739-S)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170623
Rezoning approximately 1.7 acres generally located on the west side of Hillcrest Road and south of Fairlane Drive, from District R-7.5 to District R-2.5, and approving a development plan that allows for a 24 unit townhome development. (14787-P and 14797-P-1)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170624
Vacating an east/west alley next south of E. 6th Street from the west right-of-way line of Cleveland Avenue and the east right-of-way line of Monroe Avenue, all in Section 3, Township 49 North, Range 33 West, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1745-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170629
Acknowledging and approving an amendment to the Amended and Restated Beacon Hill 353 Development Plan with respect to the removal of certain real property previously excluded from development, pursuant to an amendment to the existing 353 Redevelopment Contract; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170630
Approving an Industrial Development Plan for Plaza Hotels, LLC for the purpose of acquiring and constructing a project for industrial development consisting of a service facility which provides interstate commerce, consisting of a hotel and related parking facilities, to be located on the south side of West 46th Street, between Broadway and Wornall Road in Kansas City, Missouri; authorizing and approving various agreements for the purpose of setting forth covenants, agreements and obligations of the City and Plaza Hotels, LLC or its affiliate or designee; authorizing the issuance of taxable industrial revenue bonds in a maximum aggregate principal amount not to exceed $80,000,000; approving additional financial assistance for the project and authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Sales Tax Contribution Agreement in furtherance of such purpose; authorizing and approving certain other documents; and authorizing certain other actions in connection with the issuance of said bonds.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170631
Approving an amendment to the County Club/Waldo Area Plan for approximately a 5.4 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of Rockhill Road and E. 65th Street by changing the recommended land use from office to high density residential. (260-S-13)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170632
Approving a major amendment to the existing Baptist Medical Center development plan to delete an approximately 5.4 acre tract from the plan. (8889-P-22)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170633
Rezoning approximately a 5.4 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of Rockhill Road and E. 65th Street from Districts B3-2 and R-0.5 to District UR, and approving a preliminary development plan to allow for a multi-family development. (8889-UR-23)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170634
Approving the preliminary plat of Baptist Medical Center, Fourth Plat in Districts B3-2/R-0.5 on about a 21 acre tract of land generally bounded by E. 65th Street on the north, E. 67th Street on the south, Troost Avenue on the east and Rockhill Road on the west, creating four lots. (SD 0223E)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170609
Authorizing an amendment to a Design Professional Services Agreement with Alfred Benesch & Company for approximately $245,777.00 for the Front Street from I-35 to I-435 project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170610
Authorizing condemnation and the taking of a private property interest for public use as a Permanent Easement for Sewer Main and Appurtenances across 7121 Wabash Avenue for a sewer improvement project “Sewer Separation: Diversion Structure 099”, Project No. 81000703, in Jackson County in Kansas City, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations and purchase by the City of Kansas City; 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, Missouri.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170611
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute an Airspace Agreement and a Trailway License Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission related to improvements to the Old Tiffany Springs Road Bridge over I-29 and the Route 152 and KCI Corridor Trails; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170621
Authorizing the Director of the Water Services Department to participate in the Flood Mitigation Buyout Grant Program; authorizing the Director of the Water Services Department to enter into a grant agreement for approximately $543,564.00 with the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) for a flood mitigation project using State of Missouri and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funds towards voluntary acquisition of four structures damaged by past flood events; estimating revenue in the amount of $543,564.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating $543,564.00; designating the Director of the Water Services Department as requisitioning authority; authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend $60,393.00 of non-federal matching funds, and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170626
Authorizing a $520,274.00 design professional services contract with HNTB Corporation for the 36-Inch Water Main Extension N.E. 64th Street and N. Brighton Avenue to N.E. Pleasant Valley Road near Searcy Creek Parkway Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170627
Authorizing a $302,178.00 Non-Profit Services Agreement with Bridging The Gap, Inc., for the Smart Sewer Green Stewards Program; authorizing two successive renewal options without further City Council approval; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Lucas (Second by Fowler) Move To Introduce

170635
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to disclose publicly, as soon as reasonably possible but no later than within twelve hours of receipt by the City, all information received from proposers to the “Request for Qualifications/Proposals for Design, Construct and Private Financing of KCI – Request Number 062017” (“RFQ/P”) in response to questions submitted by the RFQ/P selection committee on August 15, 2017 and any questions submitted by the selection committee thereafter, but to withhold portions of additional proposer information that contains proprietary and confidential information as designated by proposers pursuant to RFQ/P instructions, and all other information proposers decline to disclose publicly.


Referred to Airport & Finance and Governance Joint
 
 Councilmember Taylor Move To Introduce

170636
Authorizing the Director of Convention and Entertainment Facilities to execute a First Amendment to the Facilities Agreement (Amended and Restated) with the American Royal Association, appropriating $500,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Convention and Tourism Fund for items of deferred maintenance and improvements to the American Royal Facilities to be made by the City, obligating the City to a future payment of $2,500,000.00 within a future period, not later than December 31, 2030, triggered by 24 months’ notice from the Association to extinguish any interest held by the Association in those Facilities with payment upon the termination of the 1995 Agreement and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development 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.