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Last Published: 4/23/2020 5:56:26 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - QUINTON LUCAS
Present:12 - KEVIN O'NEILL, HEATHER HALL, TERESA LOAR, DAN FOWLER, BRANDON ELLINGTON, MELISSA ROBINSON, KATHERYN SHIELDS, ERIC BUNCH, LEE BARNES JR., RYANA PARKS-SHAW, ANDREA BOUGH, KEVIN MCMANUS
 
 
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 Councilmember Barnes Jr. (Second by Bough) 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 are advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200273
Authorizing the Director of Finance to accept the proposal of Banc of America Public Capital Corp (“BAPCC”) to provide funds for the acquisition, installation and construction of various real property, capital equipment and other personal property; to approve Lease Counsel; and to execute any and all documents and agreements necessary for the transactions under one or more master lease purchase agreements.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200275
Rezoning an area of about 78 acres generally located at the southwest corner of NW 108th Street and N. Platte Purchase Drive from District AG-R to District R-7.5 to allow for future development. (CD-CPC-2020-00216)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200266
(Sub.)
Authorizing a $77,000.00 Professional, Specialized or Technical Services Contract with Parsons & Associates, LLC, for the Water and Sewer Line Replacement on Main Street from Pershing Avenue to 51st Street Public Engagement project.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200267
Authorizing a $242,000.00 Design Professional Services Contract with DuBois Consultants, Inc., for the Dry Weather Sewer Line: Outfall 055; and authorizing a maximum expenditure of $450,000.00.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200268
Authorizing a $4,077,970.76 Construction Contract with Blue Nile Contractors, Inc., for the Blue River South Areas 4 & 5 Inflow and Infiltration (I/I) Reduction Project - Phase 2; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $4,490,000.00; authorizing a $692,598.00 Design Professional Services Amendment No. 4 to Contract No. 1116 with George Butler and Associates, Inc., for a total contract amount of $2,612,725.00.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200283
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Kansas City Intermodal LLC.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200287
Approving and authorizing settlement of lawsuit entitled Kevin Hunt vs. City of Kansas City, Case No. 1916-CV26075.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Barnes Jr. (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: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200258
(Sub.)
Appropriating $1,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Mass Transportation Fund to the KCATA Operations account; authorizing an agreement with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority to provide regular transit services, RideKC Freedom paratransit transportation for elderly and disabled residents of Kansas City, and certain specialized services; and authorizing the expenditure of $57,580,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Fowler

200292
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to enter into six Limited Term Contracts for the Park Rangers in the interest of public safety for the park system.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200288
Authorizing the Director of Health to enter into contracts with area health centers and Children's Mercy Hospital, Truman Medical Center, and Swope Ridge Geriatric Center to provide primary health care services to indigent residents in Kansas City, Missouri; authorizing the Director of Health to extend the term of the contracts or increase or decrease the total contract dollar amounts upon need and appropriation without further Council approval; and declaring this ordinance as an emergency.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200289
Accepting and approving an $8,000.00 grant from the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) to review and revise local pool codes by identifying gaps and weaknesses and develop an action plan that addresses these deficiencies and strengthens pool codes; estimating revenue and appropriating $8,000.00 into the Governmental Grants Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200294
(Sub.)
Appropriating $800,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Health Levy Fund to the Health Special Projects Account; designating requisitioning authority to the City Manager to fund programs or enter into contracts related to testing, PPE’s, social distancing monitoring and enforcement, isolation, contact tracing, and other public health measures aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19 among vulnerable residents in the City of Kansas City, Missouri; authorizing the Director of Health to execute five limited term contracts for Community Health Workers; directing the City Manager to ensure a reserve of at least $500,000.00 remains in the Health Levy Fund Balance for these emergency purposes and that the emergency use of appropriated funds or additional Health Levy Fund Balance is approved by the KC Health Commission; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Councilmember Fowler (Second by Loar) Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Loar
Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0


Councilmember Fowler (Second by Loar) Move to Advance as Substituted

Seconded by Councilmember Loar
Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted and Amended

Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200094
(Sub.)
Stating the intent of the City Council to finance the Kansas City North Sports Complex project in an amount not to exceed $25,200,000; establishing Fund No. 3441, the Special Obligation Series 2021A Fund; estimating revenue and appropriating $25,200,000 in Fund No. 3441 the Special Obligation Series 2021A Fund; approving a plan of finance and term sheet for the Kansas City North Sports Complex project; designating requisitioning authorities; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion; and declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from the bond proceeds for certain expenditures.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

200241
Approving the termination of the 23rd & Jarboe Urban Renewal Plan.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

200242
Approving an amendment to the Manheim Park Urban Renewal Plan for the purpose of extending its duration for an additional fifteen-year term.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

200243
Approving an amendment to the 16th & Jefferson Urban Renewal Plan for the purpose of extending its duration for an additional five-year term.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

200282
Declaring certain real property generally located in the Beacon Hill Redevelopment Area in Kansas City, Missouri, surplus to the City's needs; authorizing the Director of General Services to offer the sale of the City’s interest in this real property in accordance with City regulations, to later convey it and to execute related documents to complete the transfer of the real property to continue development of the Beacon Hill project.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

200284
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute a limited term contract with Stephen D. Reynolds in an amount not to exceed $87,962.00 for a TIF housing program manager position with funds appropriated in the 2020-21 Annual Budget.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

200286
Declaring certain real property generally located in the Marlborough Neighborhood Revitalization Area, Kansas City, Missouri, surplus to the City's needs; and authorizing the Director of General Services to offer the sale of the City’s interest in this real property in accordance with City regulations, to later convey it, and execute related documents to complete the transfer of the real property to continue development of the mixed-income housing in the project area.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Barnes Jr. (Second by Bough) 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 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200296
Authorizing the Director of Health to execute a limited term contract in an amount not to exceed $26,260.68 for a Quality and Housing Assistant Manager to provide oversight and technical assistance to the HIV Services Program.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200302
Authorizing the City Attorney to execute a Limited Term Contract in the amount of $37,960.00 for a part time domestic violence prosecuting attorney.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200303
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into a contract with Legal Aid of Western Missouri in the amount of $846,792.00 for legal services.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200304
Authorizing the Director of Human Relations Department to execute a renewal of a Limited Term Contract (LTC) in the amount of $22,000.00 for a Section 3 Assistant.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200305
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to enter into a $5,000.00 Amendment No. 3 with Genovevo T. Chávez Ortíz, Ed.D (Dr. Gene Chávez), for curatorial and educational professional services at the Kansas City Museum for a total contract amount of $50,250.00.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200306
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to enter into a $10,000.00 Amendment No. 2 with Oralee McKinzy, for educational professional services at the Kansas City Museum for a total contract amount of $25,000.00.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200307
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to enter into a $30,000.00 Amendment No. 1 with Engage and Connect, LLC, for educational professional services at the Kansas City Museum for a total contract amount of $65,000.00.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200308
Authorizing the Director of Health to execute six limited term contracts in an amount not to exceed $220,800.00 for six Aim4Peace staff positions consisting of a Hospital Case Manager, four Community Health Workers, and a Community Engagement Liaison; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200310
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to conduct a study of the increase in domestic violence in Kansas City because of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200314
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to enter into a $52,000.00 limited term contract for the Resident Engagement Officer to help improve efficiency, save money, and engage residents to help maintain the park system.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200300
Appropriating $91,000.00 in the HOME Investment Fund from program income funds previously collected; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute a contract with the Mattie Rhodes Center for construction of an affordable single-family unit; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200309
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to make recommendations to the City’s existing CID policy to address recently proposed community improvement districts and the City’s general oversight role; directing the City Manager to engage public stakeholders to inform his recommendations; directing the City Manager to recommend a comprehensive and consolidated CID policy; and directing the City Manager to present his recommendations to City Council by September 1, 2020.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200311
Accepting and approving a $299,967.00 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to provide medical care and support services as it relates to COVID-19 for persons living with HIV/AIDS in the Kansas City area; estimating and appropriating $299,967.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund;; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200312
Authorizing the Director of Health to enter into a contract with Northland Health Care Access to provide mental health services in the Kansas City, Missouri area.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200313
Amending Chapter 88, Zoning and Development Code, Section 88-517-09, to provide that any deviations approved by the City Council to lot and building standards include all lot and building standards contained throughout the Zoning and Development Code.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200297
Authorizing a $26,347.00 Specialized Purchase Contract with OW Investors, LLC dba MARS Company for the Large-Meter Test Bench Service Agreement, Renewal 2; and authorizing two successive one-year renewal options without further City Council approval.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

200298
Estimating revenue in the amount of $350,000.00; authorizing a $160,000.00 one-year contract with Farmers National Company for farm management services at Kansas City International Airport; and authorizing the expenditure of previously appropriated funds.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

200299
Authorizing a $100,000.00 2-year contract with BKD for GASB Statement 87 Lease Compliance Consulting Services for Annual CAFR Reporting at Kansas City International Airport; and authorizing the expenditure of previously appropriated funds.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

200301
Estimating revenues and appropriating $472,000.00 in the Water Fund No. 8010 for the Water Main Replacement at the Old Armco Steel Site on Wilson Road (Project); authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend a maximum amount of $472,000.00 for the Project; and designating the Director of Water Services as requisitioning authority for various accounts.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm
 
 Councilmember Robinson (Second by Bough) Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200315
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to work with the Health Department to assist efforts to effectuate the States of Missouri and Kansas’s collection and publication of COVID-19 data by race, ethnicity, and zip code.


Councilmember Robinson (Second by Bough) Move to Adopt

Seconded by Councilmember Bough
Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember O'Neill Move To Introduce

200316
RESOLUTION - Encouraging City Council members to waive their salary increases provided by Ordinance No. 190503 by notifying in writing the Director of Finance and Human Resources Director the desire to waive the increase and the period of time for which the increase should be waived.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
 1. Closed Session • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 1 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss legal matters, litigation, or privileged communications with attorneys; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 2 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss real estate; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsections 3 and 13 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss personnel matters; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 9 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss employee labor negotiations; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 11 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss specifications for competitive bidding; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 12 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss sealed bids or proposals; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 17 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss confidential or privileged communications with auditors; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsections 20 and 21 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss security systems for operation of a computer system or computer network.
 
 2. Members of the City Council may attend this meeting via videoconference. The public can observe this meeting at the links provided below. The city provides several ways for residents to watch City Council meetings: • Livestream on the city’s website at www.kcmo.gov/clerk: Quick Links, Video on Demand, Click on “View” for desired meeting • Livestream on the city’s YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hOuBIg4fok • Watch Channel 2 on your cable system. The channel is available through Time Warner Cable (channel 2 or 98.2), AT&T U-verse (channel 99 then select Kansas City) and Google Fiber on Channel 142.
 
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