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Last Published: 10/2/2015 9:11:13 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SCOTT WAGNER
Present:9 - HEATHER HALL, DAN FOWLER, JERMAINE REED, KATHERYN SHIELDS, JOLIE JUSTUS, LEE BARNES JR., ALISSIA CANADY, SCOTT TAYLOR, KEVIN MCMANUS
Out:2 - TERESA LOAR, QUINTON LUCAS
Excused:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
 

150818
RESOLUTION - Congratulating the UMKC ‘Roos on their Achievements off the court and in the classroom.


Adopted

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

150819
RESOLUTION - Honoring the American Legion for sponsoring the American Legion Walk for Veterans to be held on October 3, 2015.


Adopted

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

150820
RESOLUTION - Declaring the month of October 2015 to be Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Kansas City, Missouri, and recognizing the City Council’s Ninth Annual Benefit for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. 


Adopted

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

150826
RESOLUTION - Honoring Eugene Thatcher on his retirement after 28 years 4 months of dedicated service to the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Held on Docket (10/8/2015)

150830
RESOLUTION - Honoring Burnette Williams on his retirement after 15 years 1 month of dedicated service to the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Held on Docket (10/8/2015)

150831
RESOLUTION - Supporting the local and national collaborators who have joined forces to present an initiative to financially empower the Black community.

150786
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E42065-E42068


Received And Filed

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

150787
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 62902 Through 62923


Received And Filed

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

150806
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Independence Avenue Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2015.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150807
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to accept the Industrial Development Contract Proposal submitted by Universal Land Development Co., LP for redevelopment of the Frontage at Executive Park Project in the Frontage at Executive Park PIEA area.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150824
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and Council that a Committee of Petitioners filed in the Clerk's Office, on Tuesday, September 22, 2015, supplemental pages of a petition entitled: Petition for Initiative to enact Restrictions on Developing, Financing, Constructing, and Operating any Downtown Convention Center Headquarter Hotel.


Received And Filed

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

150825
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from various election authorities verifying the sufficiency of the petition entitled: Petition for Initiative to enact Restrictions on Developing, Financing, Constructing, and Operating any Downtown Convention Center Headquarter Hotel.


Received And Filed

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

150827
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the City Clerk to the Committee of Petitioners a notice of Certificate of Sufficiency for the petition entitled: Petition for Initiative to Enact Restrictions on Developing, Financing, Constructing, and Operating any Downtown Convention Center Headquarter Hotel.


Received And Filed

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

150839
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 September, 2015.


Received And Filed

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

150778
Approving and authorizing the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners to accept from the Land Bank of Kansas City, Missouri, the transfer of a parcel of land located within Swope Park which was inadvertently conveyed to the Land Bank.


Passed

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

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 (10/29/2015)

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

150781
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Expressing support to continue the City’s partnership with KCATA for Prospect MAX through the Project Development phase and implementation; and pledging to provide approximately $12.4 million of the local funding as match for the FTA Small Starts capital grant pursued by KCATA.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Hall, Fowler, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Reed (Second by McManus) 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: 10 - Wagner, Hall, Fowler, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0

150805
Authorizing the Director of City Development to execute an amendment to the Cooperative Agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri dated April 1, 2012 in order to establish a New Construction-GAP Funding Program in connection with the Midtown Housing Program.


Passed

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

150800
Authorizing a $2,000,000.00 expenditure with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Turkey Creek Flood Damage Reduction Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $7,600,000.00 subject to future appropriations; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

150801
Authorizing a construction contract with Blue Nile Contractors, Inc., for Renewal 1 of the Citywide Water Service Line Kill Program; authorizing an expenditure of $1,000,000.00; authorizing a one-year renewal option without further City Council approval; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

150802
Authorizing a $3,310,035.00 construction contract with Leath & Sons, Inc., for the replacement of water mains in the area of State Line Road to Holmes Road, W. 86th Terrace to E. 132nd Terrace Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $3,642,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

150803
Authorizing a Design Professional Services Contract Amendment No. 2 with Shafer, Kline & Warren, Inc., for the Middle Blue River Basin: Sewer Pipe Consolidation Outfall 063 Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $330,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

150804
Authorizing Design Professional Services Contract Amendment No. 3 with Tetra Tech, Inc., for the Northeast Industrial District Basin Sewer Separation Diversion Structure 006 Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $534,708.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Hall, Fowler, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Reed (Second by Fowler) 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: 10 - Wagner, Hall, Fowler, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0

150794
Accepting and approving a $19,069.00 grant from Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services in cooperation with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to enable local public health agencies to bill commercial health insurance carriers for immunization service fees; and designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

150795
Accepting and approving a one-year $107,851.00 grant award agreement from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, to provide funding for a social marketing campaign that supports the care and prevention goals in the United States of reaching HIV positive African Americans lost to care and that re-engages them back into care services.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

150679
Determining that the Civic Mall Tax Increment Financing Plan is making satisfactory progress under the time schedule proposed within the plan for completion.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

150683
Determining that the River Market Tax Increment Financing Plan is making satisfactory progress under the time schedule proposed within the plan for completion.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

150797
Approving an amendment to a Chapter 80 plan at 94th and North Oak Trafficway to allow for additional monument signage. (9463-P-25)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

150798
Approving a final plan in District M-P (Planned Industrial District) on approximately an 8.4 acre tract of land within an existing M-P district plan of 33.4 acres generally located on the north side of N.E. 33rd Terrace, approximately 120 feet west of NE. Chouteau Trafficway. (13000-P-5)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

150799
Rezoning a 3.6 acre site generally located on the south side of I-70, between Manchester Trafficway on the west and I-435 on the east, from District R-7.5 to District M1-5. (11251-P-3)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Reed (Second by Taylor) 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: 10 - Wagner, Hall, Fowler, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus
Nays: 0

150817
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Antoine Moody v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, et al., Case No. 1316-CV03362.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

150823
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the City Manager to enter negotiations with Hy-Vee, Inc. to further the implementation of the Municipal Farm Sustainable Reuse Plan, the Sustainable Cities Designs Final Report recommendations and various urban agriculture activities at Municipal Farm and citywide.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

150828
Estimating revenue of $20,000.00; appropriating $20,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

150838
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Maxus Properties, Claim No. T1415-1260A.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

150840
Amending the 2015 One Year Action Plan; estimating revenue and appropriating $600,000.00 of federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to the City Minor Home Repair Program; authorizing submission of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for its consideration; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Housing Committee

150808
Accepting and approving a one year $428,000.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the Building Blocks Home Visiting program that promotes a healthy and safe parenting and home environment.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

150809
Accepting and approving a $50,000.00 amendment to the Healthy Eating Active Living in Local Communities agreement from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to implement a work plan that encourages healthy eating and active living in Kansas City


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

150829
Amending Chapter 56, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 56-282 and 56-283 of Article II, Residential Property, and enacting two new sections of like title and subject matter to Article I; by repealing Section 56-286 of Article II, and enacting one new section of like title and subject matter to Article II; and by repealing Article V, Dangerous Buildings and Structures, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Article V, Dangerous Buildings or Structures, which updates the dangerous buildings process.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

150841
Accepting and approving a one-year $369,412.00 grant award from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development under the SHELTER PLUS CARE program for homeless services in the Kansas City area.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

150813
Approving the plat of Barry Plaza – Eighth Plat, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0941I)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150814
Approving the plat of Barry Plaza – Ninth Plat, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0941J)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150815
Approving the plat of Norris Estates, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1514A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150816
Approving the plat of 27th Street Townhomes, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1512A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150821
Approving the plat of Bayer Cropscience LLP – Hawthorn Site, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1518A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150832
Approving the plat of Three Trails Commerce Center, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; vacating a portion of certain streets; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1176B)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150833
RESOLUTION - Amending the Proposed Land Use Plan within the Westport Planning Area Plan by changing the recommended land use on a 4.6 acre tract of land, generally located south of E. 38th Street, west of Gillham Road, north of E. 39th Street and east of Warwick Boulevard from Public and Semi Public land use to commercial. (132-S-43)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150834
Rezoning a 4.6 acre tract of land generally located south of E. 38th Street, west of Gillham Road, north of E. 39th Street and east of Warwick Boulevard from Districts R 1.5, R-5, B 1-1, and B 3-2 to District MPD, and approving a development plan for various commercial and residential uses. (14560-MPD)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150835
Vacating unbuilt and unrecorded Hughes Road in its entirety beginning at the intersection of Lindenman Avenue north to the Norfolk and Western Railroad/City Limits; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1699-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150836
Vacating a portion of Hilton’s Addition Plat and rights-of-way within the plat generally located south of N.E. Parvin Road, north of N.E. Lindenman Avenue, and east of N. Arlington Avenue; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1700-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150837
Vacating a portion of right-of-way reserved for Parvin Road, generally located 1,400 feet east of N. Arlington and west of the city limits; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1701-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150822
Authorizing a $1,121,000.00 contract with Farmers National Company for Contract No. 6215050069 for farm management services at Kansas City International Airport; and authorizing the expenditure of previously appropriated funds in the amount of $122,000.00.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Reed Move To Introduce

150844
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to identify funding in an amount of $2,052,000.00 for improvements to Parade Park; authorizing an application to the Missouri Development Finance Board for the preliminary authorization of state tax credits in the amount not to exceed $4,000,000.00 to support the Urban Youth Baseball Academy project; and authorizing the Director of Economic Development to execute a tax credit agreement with the Missouri Development Finance Board in connection with the tax credits.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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