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Last Published: 8/13/2015 3:55:31 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:12 - SCOTT WAGNER, HEATHER HALL, DAN FOWLER, TERESA LOAR, QUINTON LUCAS, JERMAINE REED, KATHERYN SHIELDS, JOLIE JUSTUS, LEE BARNES JR., ALISSIA CANADY, SCOTT TAYLOR, KEVIN MCMANUS
 

150659
RESOLUTION - Declaring Saturday, August 15, 2015 as Diane “Mama” Ray’s Band Weekly Jam Session Day for 29 years in Kansas City.


Adopted

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

150644
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and Council from the City Clerk that on Friday, July 24, 2015 a Committee of Petitioners filed in the Office of the City Clerk a Referendum Petition entitled, Notice of Intent to Circulate Referendum Petition on Committee Substitute for Ordinance 150217, As Amended.


Received And Filed

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

150645
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E42031-E42034


Received And Filed

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

150646
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the 3-Trails Village Community Improvement District regarding the dissolution of the District as of July 7, 2015.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150647
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 62850 Through 62871


Received And Filed

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

150651
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and Council from the City Manager regarding the Request for Expenditure of Funds. The City Manager's Office has accepted no funding requests for the month of July, 2015.


Received And Filed

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

150652
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Shops on Blue Parkway Community Improvement District regarding the submission of the nomination of their successor directors.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150653
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from a Committee of Petitioners that filed in the office a letter demanding a vote of the electors entitled: Petition for Initiative to Establish a Living Wage in the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Received And Filed

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

150673
COMMUNICATION - Notice of a Certificate of Nomination from the Municipal Judicial Nominating Commission, nominating three panelists to the position of Municipal Judge of Division 204, of the Kansas City, Municipal Division, Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Court.


Received And Filed

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

150643
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to assist the Heart of the City Area Plan Implementation Committee and the Swope Area Plan Implementation Committee to implement the recommendations of the Heart of The City Area Plan and the Swope Area Plan for an area generally defined by the adopted area plans via Resolution Nos. 110159 and 140770, respectively, with specific attention to the Prospect Corridor.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Fowler, Loar, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, 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 “Committee Advances” and that these ordinances be advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Fowler, Loar, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150624
Approving the plat of Cerner Trails Campus First Plat, 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. (SD1507)


Passed

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

150625
Approving the plat of 51 Oak Mixed Use Development First Plat, 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. (SD1509)


Passed

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

150629
Approving the plat of 29 Gillham, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to execute a certain agreement; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1126A)


Passed

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

150626
Authorizing the Director of Finance to accept the proposal of Banc of America Public Capital Corp (“BAPCC”) to finance the acquisition of fire ambulance vehicles (“Project”); estimating revenue and appropriating $2,805,000.00 in the 3230 Fund; authorizing the use of any revenue generated from surplus Fire Department fleet to be used to offset the cost or for debt service towards this financing; 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 its 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.


Passed

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

150613
Approving a one-year $532,000.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding to local public health agencies for the promotion of core public health functions and estimating revenue and appropriating $89,287.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Passed

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

150630
Accepting and approving a twelve-month $184,718.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for Kansas City’s Cities Readiness Initiative program.


Passed

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

150631
Accepting and approving a twelve month $321,220.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the City’s Public Health Preparedness program.


Passed

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

150161
Approving an amendment to a previously approved Chapter 80 preliminary development plan in Districts R-1.5 (formerly GP-4), R-6 (formerly GP-5) and R-7.5 (formerly GP-6) to allow the development of a residential community (consisting of single family units and multi-family units) and modifications of phasing, building types and other changes within a 246 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of N. Green Hills Road and N.W. Tiffany Springs Road. (10633-P-15)


Councilmember Taylor (Second by Wagner) Move to Amend

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


Passed as Amended

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

150593
Declaring an area of about 92 acres generally bounded by I-670/I-70 on the north, Bruce R. Watkins Drive on the east, the KCT Railroad on the south and Oak Street on the west 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 East Crossroads Urban Renewal Plan. (721-S).


Passed

Ayes: 7 - Wagner, Hall, Fowler, Loar, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 6 - Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady

150628
Approving the plat of Coleman Crest, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1505)


Passed

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

150632
(Sub.)
Approving the Red Bridge Shopping Center General Development Plan on approximately 16.66 acres generally located at the southwest corner of Holmes Road and Red Bridge Road in Kansas City, Missouri, and declaring the area a blighted area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to The Planned Industrial Expansion Law.


Passed as Substituted

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

150635
Approving a development plan in District M 1-5 on approximately 1.39 acres generally located on the west side of Holly between W. 32nd Street to the south and W. 31st Street to the north. (14566-P)


Passed

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

150420
Determining that the Southtown Corridor/31st and Baltimore Tax Increment Financing Plan is making satisfactory progress under the time schedule proposed within the plan for completion.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

150499
Determining that the North Oak Tax Increment Financing Plan is making satisfactory progress under the time schedule proposed within the plan for completion.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

150502
(Sub.)
Determining that the Prospect North Tax Increment Financing Plan is not making satisfactory progress under the time schedule proposed within the plan for completion.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

150588
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the denial of the third amendment to the Santa Fe Tax Increment Financing Plan.


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

150660
Calling an election on November 3, 2015, for the purpose of submitting to the voters of Kansas City a question presented by a committee of petitioners through an initiative petition enacting a municipal minimum wage ordinance to phase in a minimum wage of $15 per hour, thereafter to be adjusted annually by the consumer price index; enacting the minimum wage ordinance contingent upon voter approval; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities on or before August 25, 2015; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date because it calls an election.


Referred to Committee As A Whole

150655
Estimating revenue of $10,624.00; and appropriating $10,624.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

150658
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute both a Contract and a Lease Agreement, each for a term of 10 years, with EPEC, Inc. to provide employment training opportunities within City-owned property located at 5825 Troost; and authorizing the expenditure of $100,000.00 for facility improvements at 5825 Troost from previously appropriated funds.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

150667
Authorizing the Director of the Convention and Entertainment Facilities to enter into an agreement with JR & Company to provide roofing replacement and repairs to Bartle Hall A, B, D and E roofs at the Convention and Entertainment Facilities; and estimating expenses in the amount $1,402,223.00.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

150668
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Lynch Electrical, et al. v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1316-CV31711.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

150669
Accepting and approving a $752,372.00 amendment to the one-year grant award agreement from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to provide additional funding for the Ryan White Part A and Minority AIDS Initiative services.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

150664
Approving a development plan in District DX-15 on a 1.2 acre tract of land generally located south of 20th Street and east of Main Street. (12130-P-2)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150665
Approving a preliminary plat on a 0.4 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of Walnut Street and E. 83rd Street, creating two (2) lots in District R-6 (Residential 6). (SD 1506)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150666
Vacating all of Wheeling Avenue, White Avenue and Belmont Avenue as established by the East Center Plat from the point of beginning south to Interstate I-70; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1704-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150671
Vacating the alley next east of Benton Boulevard from the south line of E. 22nd Street to the north line of E 23rd Street; retaining an easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1710-V).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150676
Recognizing names for private streets within the Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Campus.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150677
Recognizing that a private street within the established Kemp Estates First Plat will be named N. Wyandotte Avenue.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150559
Authorizing a License Agreement with Selective Site Consultants, Inc., to install and maintain a wireless digital data communications; and estimating revenue in the amount of $2,700.00 in the Pole Attachment Fees account.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150672
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a nine month contract with Towne Park System, for approximately $723,600.00 for the management and operation of the Auditorium Plaza, Arts District, 300 Wyandotte and West Bottoms Garages; and authorizing four (4) one-year renewal options without further Council approval.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150670
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-970.31, entitled “Establishment; membership; appointment of members,” and replacing it with a new section of like number and title for the purpose of allowing high school freshmen and sophomores to serve on the Kansas City Youth Commission.


Referred to Youth Development Committee
 
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