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Last Published: 3/10/2017 1:18:55 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:11 - SCOTT WAGNER, HEATHER HALL, TERESA LOAR, DAN FOWLER, QUINTON LUCAS, JERMAINE REED, KATHERYN SHIELDS, LEE BARNES JR., ALISSIA CANADY, SCOTT TAYLOR, KEVIN MCMANUS
Excused:1 - JOLIE JUSTUS
 

170163
RESOLUTION - Honoring Ashlea Blue, Tracey Bradford, Colleen Doctorian, Andrea Dorch and Greta Wills for their service to the Kansas City community and achieving the Gold Level in the President’s Volunteer Service Award Program.


Adopted

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

170134
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Renaissance Plaza Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2018.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170162
COMMUNICATION - Notice of lntent to Accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by St. Anthony's, LLC (formerly known as Brookside Village, LLC) for redevelopment of the St. Anthony's Project in the Troost Rockhill PIEA Area.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170179
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council that a Committee of Petitioners filed with the City Clerk a Notice of Intent to Circulate Referendum Petition - Ordinance 170109.


Received And Filed

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

170191
COMMUNICATION - A Committee of Petitioners filed with the City Clerk, a Notice of Intent to Circulate Referendum Petition Ordinance 170109. The City Clerk certifies the referendum as insufficient.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Fowler) 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: 10 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Shields, Barnes Jr., Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Reed

170195
RESOLUTION - Declaring Mayor and City Council’s support for a statewide initiative petition to raise the minimum wage in the State of Missouri.


Councilmember Hall (Second by Fowler) Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Fowler
Ayes: 1 - Hall
Nays: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.


Failed



Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Shields, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Reed
 
 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: 12 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

170097
RESOLUTION - Adopting a Digital Equity Strategic Plan to ensure all residents have equal access to the digital economy; and directing the City Manager to implement its six priorities and conduct annual reviews of the policy.


Adopted

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

170175
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Line Creek Valley Area Plan for an area of approximately 3.5 acres, generally located at the southwest corner of N.W. Barry Road and 169 Highway, by changing the recommended land use on the Future Land Use Map from institutional to mixed use community. (686-S-3)


Adopted

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

170170
Approving the plat of Hills of Montclair – Third Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 29 acres generally located west of N.E. Cookingham Drive, north of N.E. 97th Terrace and south of N.E. 99th Terrace extended, creating 56 lots for the purpose of constructing residential homes and 3 tracts for private open space; 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. (SD0783H)


Passed

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

170171
Repealing Ordinance No. 160974 that approved the plat of NP Northland Park Industrial, LLC and enacting a new ordinance that approves the plat of NP Northland Park Industrial, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 83.17 acres generally located on the north side of N.E. 40th Street, the south side of N.E. 41st Street and the west side of N. Norfleet Drive, creating 3 lots for warehouse/industrial commercial purposes and 2 tracts for detention; accepting various easements; 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. (SD0550I)


Passed

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

170172
Vacating Jackson Hills Plat, Green Valley Acres Plat, Lugeanbeal’s Addition, Lots 1-4, and Lugeanbeal’s Addition, Corrected Plat and all of the right-of-ways contained within these plats, all in Section 23, Township 48 North, Range 33 West, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1726-V)


Passed

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

170173
Approving a Council Approved Signage Plan pursuant to Chapter 88-445-11 in District B3-3 (Community Business – 3) on about 53 acres generally located at northeast corner of Missouri Route 152 and N. Green Hills Road, to allow for a unified signage plan. (13770-P-4)


Passed

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

170174
Rezoning an area of approximately 3.5 acres generally located at the southwest corner of N.W. Barry Road and 169 Highway from District R-7.5 to District B3-2. (14769-P).


Passed

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

170177
Rezoning an area of approximately 3.5 acres generally located north of Missouri Highway 152 and west of N. Brighton Avenue from District B3-2 to District B4-2 and approving a development plan for a multi-story commercial residential storage warehouse. (12315-P-4 and 12315-P-5)


Passed

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

170178
Amending Chapter 64, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 64-8, Hauling, dirt, rock or similar materials; Section 64-118, Excavation permit fees; Section 64-426, Permit fees; and Section 70-39, Authority of director to close streets, sidewalks and other travelways; authority to establish emergency parking restrictions, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like designation and subject matter for the purpose of modifying the method the fees are adjusted, modifying the permit fees; and establishing an effective date.


Passed

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

170042
Calling an election on August 8, 2017, for the purpose of submitting to the voters of Kansas City a question presented by a committee of petitioners through an initiative petition amending Chapter 64, Article XIV, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new Section 64-81, prohibiting the City from planning for or implementing any fixed rail transit system or expansion of the Downtown Street Car Transit System without first putting the matter to a vote; enacting the new Code section contingent upon voter approval; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities on or before May 30, 2017; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date because it calls an election.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

170043
Calling an election on August 8, 2017, for the purpose of submitting to the voters of Kansas City a question presented by a committee of petitioners through an initiative petition enacting two sales taxes totaling three-eighths cent for 25 years each for the extension of the streetcar system, including a fleet of electric buses; enacting the new sales tax code section contingent upon voter approval; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities on or before May 30, 2017; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date because it calls an election.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

170150
Levying taxes for Fiscal Year 2017-18 for General Revenue, Health Levy, Museum Special Revenue and General Debt and Interest Funds on all property in Kansas City subject to taxation on January 1, 2017; providing for the extension of such levies by the Director of Finance; and authorizing the collection by the Director of Finance.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

170151
Pursuant to Section 68-582 of the Code of Ordinances, setting the rates for the trafficway maintenance tax, the park and boulevard maintenance tax, and the boulevards and parkways front foot assessment at $0.00 for Fiscal Year 2017-18.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

170152
Amending Chapter 60, Code of Ordinances, entitled Sewers and Sewage Disposal by repealing Sections 60-2, 60-3, and 60-9 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter, that adjust charges for sewer service and impose a one and one half percent payment in lieu of taxes upon the City Sewer Fund’s gross revenues derived from sewer services to the City’s residential and commercial customers to be paid to the General Fund and charged to residential and commercial customers; and establishing an effective date.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

170153
Amending Chapter 78, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Water” by repealing Sections 78-6, 78-10, and 78-11, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter, that adjust charges for water service and impose a one and a half percent payment in lieu of taxes upon the City Water Fund’s gross revenues derived from water services to the City’s residential and commercial customers to be paid to the General Fund and charged to residential and commercial customers; and establishing an effective date.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

170154
(Sub.)
Adopting the Annual Budget of the City for the Fiscal Year 2017-18; establishing on the books of the City the TIF Linwood Fund (Fund No. 5305), and the Shared Success Fund (Fund No. 2590); closing the Ambulance, ARRA, and Public Art funds to the General Fund; closing the Insurance Premium Reserve Fund to the City Legal Expense Fund; and Amending Chapter 68, Article VII, Division 2 of the Code of Ordinances, entitled Sales Taxes, Transportation, repealing Section 68-472.1.; and estimating the revenues for the fiscal year; appropriating for the purposes stated the sums set forth in the budget; designating requisitioning authorities; directing the Director of Finance to make the necessary entries upon the City’s records to show the appropriations and allocations provided for; and authorizing inter-fund loans.  


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

170166
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 3, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new Section 3-2 to require certain criteria be included in the instructions to bidders for construction contracts over $300,000; and establishing an effective date.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

170176
(Sub.)
Rezoning about 5.7 acres generally located at east of N. Oak Trafficway, west of Midwest Baptist Seminary Drive and north of North Oak Village from District UR to District R-6; and approving a development plan for a student center. (13554-P-12).


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

170194
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a five-year agreement with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City for administrative services involving the City’s self-funded workers’ compensation plan; and authorizing the City Manager to amend the agreement without further Council approval and to execute five one-year renewals when such funds are appropriated in the City’s annual budget for such purpose.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

170180
Accepting and approving a contract amendment with Good Samaritan Project in the amount of $125,005.00 to provide medical case management services in the Kansas City area.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

170181
Accepting and approving a contract amendment with Truman Medical Center in the amount of $140,946.00 to provide primary health care services in the Kansas City area.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

170182
Accepting and approving a contract amendment with University of Kansas Hospital Authority in the amount of $136,400.00 to provide medical case management services in the Kansas City area.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

170192
Approving an Industrial Development Plan for Opus Development Company, LLC for the purpose of the acquisition and construction of a commercial multifamily apartment complex and a related parking garage, located at 1923 Broadway Boulevard, Kansas City, Missouri; authorizing and approving various agreements for the purpose of setting forth covenants, agreements and obligations of the City and Opus Development Company, LLC or its affiliate or designee; authorizing the issuance of taxable industrial development revenue bonds in a maximum aggregate principal amount not to exceed $40,000,000; 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

170184
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170185
Authorizing an agreement with Kansas City Area Transit Authority for the development and implementation of a Bus Rapid Transit System generally along Prospect Avenue from Downtown (Barney Allis Plaza) to 75th Street and directing the City Clerk to file documents with the appropriate offices.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170186
Authorizing a change order with Comanche Construction, Inc. in the amount of $256,927.85 for the Broadway Boulevard Bridge over 30th Street Improvements project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170187
Authorizing a $1,388,068.00 construction contract with Rodriguez Mechanical Contractors, Inc., for the replacement of water mains in the area of Manchester Avenue to S.W. View High Drive, E. Bannister Road to Longview Road; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $1,527,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170188
Authorizing a $3,474,397.36 construction contract with Leath & Sons, Inc., for the Blue River South Area 3 Inflow and Infiltration (I/I) Reduction Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $3,800,000.00; authorizing a $330,000.00 Design Professional Services Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 1115 with Olsson Associates, Inc., for the Blue River South Area 3 I/I Reduction Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170189
Authorizing a $194,000.00 Design Professional Services Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 1111 with Taliaferro and Browne, Inc., for the CID In-line Gates at Santa Fe Pump Station Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170190
Authorizing a $6,308,758.00 construction contract with Blue Nile Contractors, Inc., for the Middle Blue River Basin Sewer Pipe Consolidation Phase II - Outfall 063 and Water Main Replacements in the Area of Chestnut Avenue to Bales Avenue, E. 67th Street to E. 70th Street Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $7,000,000.00; authorizing a $750,000.00 Design Professional Services Amendment No. 4 to Contract No. 1112 with Shafer, Kline & Warren, Inc., for the Middle River Basin: Sewer Pipe Consolidation Outfall 063 Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Hall Move To Introduce

170198
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager in the Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2017-18 to find an additional One Million Seven Hundred Thousand Dollars within the General Fund for the Kansas City Police Department salary line, with the additional funding not to take effect until November 1, 2017.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee
 
 Councilmember Wagner Move To Introduce

170197
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Marcus Hotels, Inc. v. Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Mo. and City of Kansas City, Mo., Case No. 1416-CV21583.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee
 
 Councilmember Lucas (Second by Reed) Move To Consider
 
Ayes: 9 - Hall, Loar, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 3 - Wagner, Fowler, James, Jr.

170193
Enacting a new Article IV, Chapter 38, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Minimum Wage” to establish a municipal minimum wage of $8.50 per hour on September 18, 2017, to increase that municipal minimum wage to $13.00 per hour by January 1, 2023, to be increased or decreased by the cost of living January 1, 2024 and each year thereafter; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Councilmember Lucas (Second by Reed) Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Reed
Ayes: 9 - Hall, Loar, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 3 - Wagner, Fowler, James, Jr.


Passed

Ayes: 8 - Loar, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 4 - Wagner, Hall, Fowler, James, Jr.
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Fowler) Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

170196
Authorizing an amendment to a contract with Piper-Wind Architects in the amount of $1,342,006.37 for the ADA Facility Improvements projects; reducing an appropriation in the amount of $165,950.00 in the Convention and Tourism Fund; appropriating that amount to the ADA account; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Councilmember Wagner (Second by Fowler) Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Fowler
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Passed

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