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Last Published: 2/5/2016 11:26:10 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:10 - SCOTT WAGNER, HEATHER HALL, DAN FOWLER, QUINTON LUCAS, JERMAINE REED, KATHERYN SHIELDS, JOLIE JUSTUS, LEE BARNES JR., ALISSIA CANADY, KEVIN MCMANUS
Out:1 - TERESA LOAR
Excused:1 - SCOTT TAYLOR
 

160085
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the importance of the ongoing fight against heart disease and stroke by declaring Friday, February 5, 2016, to be National Red Day in Kansas City.


Adopted

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

160086
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Manager regarding the Requests for Expenditure of Funds. Staff has accepted no funding request for the month of January, 2016.


Received And Filed

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

160087
RESOLUTION - Approving the reappointment of Troy Nash as a member of the Tax Increment Financing Commission.


Adopted

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

160095
RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Patricia MacDonald and the reappointments of Lee Barnes, Keli Wenzel and Jeanette Prenger as members on the Board of Directors of the Kansas City Conventions and Visitors Association (“KCCVA”) doing business as Visit KC and the appointment of Councilman Dan Fowler to the Executive Committee.


Adopted

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

080729
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project A of the W. 17th Street Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Held on Docket (2/18/2016)

150521
(Sub.)
Rezoning approximately 5 acres generally located on the west side of Troost Avenue from 52nd Street to 53rd Street from Districts R-6 and B3-2 to District MPD, and approving a preliminary development plan for an existing religious assembly use to remain and the development of a multi-unit residential building. (14296-MPD-2)


Held on Docket (2/18/2016)

150981
Rezoning a 1 acre tract of land generally located at 1640 Baltimore Avenue, from District DX-15 to District UR, and approving a preliminary development plan for the reuse of an existing structure. (14600-UR).


Held on Docket (2/18/2016)

160027
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Passed

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

160060
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a Workers' Compensation benefit filed by Tiffany Brizendine for injuries resulting from an accident on October 30, 2011, while employed by the City.


Passed

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

160066
Approving and authorizing execution of a contract in the amount of $150,690.00 with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority for the City to provide the Authority certain litigation services during the period from January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016.


Passed

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

160075
Appropriating $47,150.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the CID/NID Revolving Loan Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

160072
Approving an amendment to an MPD plan on approximately 55 acres generally bounded by E. 51st Street and Rockhurst Road on the north, E. 54th Street and E. 55th Street on the south, The Paseo on the east, and Troost Avenue on the west, for the purpose of amending the existing MPD plan to allow for two (2) four-plex townhomes. (7899-MPD-12)


Passed

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

160089
Adopting the Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday for City sales taxes on Energy Star certified new appliances from April 19 through April 25, 2016 and directing the City Clerk to provide a certified copy of this ordinance to the Missouri Department of Revenue as notice of the City's election to participate in the sales tax holiday.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160093
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new Article 17 to implement a film development program to encourage film production in the City of Kansas City, Missouri (City).


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160096
Estimating and appropriating $62,579.08 in the General Fund for proceeds from the sale of sports memorabilia; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160098
Authorizing the Director of Finance to accept a proposal of Banc of America Public Capital Corp (“BAPCC”) to finance the acquisition of City Solid Waste Vehicles (“Project”); estimating revenue and appropriating $2,255,000.00 in the 3230 Fund; authorizing the execution of any and all documents and agreements necessary for the financing; designating requisitioning authorities; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion; approving Lease Counsel in connection with the transaction; declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from the lease purchase proceeds for certain expenditures; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160099
Renaming Fund 8187 the Series 2016A Sewer Revenue Improvement and Refunding Bond Fund; transferring $2,583,195.37 from fund 8182, the Wastewater Series 2007A Fund to Fund 8187, the Series 2016A Sewer Revenue Improvement and Refunding Bond Fund; estimating revenues in the amount of $145,057,226.67 in Fund 8187, the Series 2016A Sewer Revenue Improvement and Refunding Bond Fund and appropriating the same from the sale of Sanitary Sewer System Improvement and Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 2016A; designating requisitioning authority; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon project completion; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160090
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to enter into a cooperative grant funding agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation for the Brush Creek Confluence Trail Project in the amount of $500,000.00 in federal funds; estimating revenue and appropriating $500,000.00 to the Capital Improvements Fund; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

160088
Declaring an area of about 2.08 acres generally located north of W. 36th Street between Summit Street/Southwest Trafficway and Jefferson Street to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of 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 Norman School Urban Renewal Plan. (722-S)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160091
Approving an amendment to a previously approved Chapter 80 preliminary development plan in District B3-2 to allow an increase in permitted building floor within a 10-acre plan area generally located south of N.E. 96th Street and west of N. Oak Trafficway. (13590-P-15)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160092
Rezoning an 18 acre tract of land generally located south of Independence Avenue and east of Hardesty Avenue from District M1-5 to District UR, and approving a preliminary development plan for reuse and rehabilitation of existing buildings. (14626-UR)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160097
Rezoning a 2.08 acre tract of land generally located north of W. 36th Street between Summit Street/Southwest Trafficway and Jefferson Street from Districts R-5 and R-1.5 to District UR, and approving a preliminary development plan for a multi-unit residential development. (7942-UR-1)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Lucas (Second by Reed) Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160100
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute a $220,500.00 contract amendment, financing agreement and loan documents with Faxon School Apartments, LLC; amending the 2015 One Year Action Plan(s) and authorizing submittal of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration; and designating requisitioning authority.


Councilmember Lucas (Second by Reed) Move to Advance

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


Passed

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