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Last Published: 12/17/2015 10:32:32 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:12 - SCOTT WAGNER, HEATHER HALL, TERESA LOAR, DAN FOWLER, QUINTON LUCAS, JERMAINE REED, KATHERYN SHIELDS, JOLIE JUSTUS, LEE BARNES JR., ALISSIA CANADY, SCOTT TAYLOR, KEVIN MCMANUS
 

151026
RESOLUTION - Honoring Ms. Linda Davis on the occasion of her retirement and 26 years of dedicated service with the City of Kansas City.


Adopted

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

151027
RESOLUTION - Congratulating the Kansas City Royals on winning the 2015 World Series and welcoming the Commissioners Trophy to City Hall.


Adopted

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

151041
RESOLUTION - Honoring American Airlines for their participation and partnership with Snowball Express.


Adopted

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

151017
COMMUNICATION - December 2015 – Accepting and releasing various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance and release.


Received And Filed

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

151018
COMMUNICATION - December 2015 – Accepting and releasing various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance and release.


Received And Filed

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

151030
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and Council that on Tuesday, December 8, 2015, a Committee of Petitioners, filed in the City Clerk's Office a Referendum Petition on Ordinance No. 150849.


Received And Filed

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

151031
COMMUNICATION - Notice of lntent to Accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by Flaherty & Collins Properties for redevelopment of the Stockyards District Apartments Project in the Central Industrial District PIEA Area.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
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 (12/17/2015)

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

150921
Approving an amendment to a previously approved Community Unit Project plan in District R-7.5 on about 70 acres generally located at the southeast corner of Missouri Highway 152 and North Oak Trafficway, to allow for 70 additional multi-family units for a total of 358 units. (5631-P-4).


Passed

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

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 (12/17/2015)

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

150983
Rezoning an 8.42 acre of land generally located on west side of N. Gower Drive, between N.W. Waukomis Drive on the north and N.W. 64th Street on the south, from District R-7.5 to R-80 to allow for a single-family home and accessory structure. (14580-P-1)


Passed

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

150970
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a Workers' Compensation benefit filed by Paula Paul (widow of Richard Paul) for injuries resulting from an accident on January 7, 2011, while employed by the City.


Passed

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

151015
Authorizing the Director of General Services Department to execute a $364,173.00 amendment to the Management Agreement and Lease with the American Jazz Museum, Inc. for the management and operations of the 18th and Vine Project.


Passed

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

150941
Approving real property tax abatement for improvements on real property located at 13333 Holmes, Kansas City, Missouri, within Enhanced Enterprise Zone 2; and directing the City Clerk to provide a copy of this Ordinance to the Director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Passed

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

151000
Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grant Agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Housing Authority of Kansas City, Missouri.


Passed

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

151011
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Metro North Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan and approving the Metro North Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed

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

151013
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88, Code of Ordinances, through revisions and clarifications throughout the chapter in accordance with the Zoning & Development Code periodic review (254-S-310 and 254-S-313)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, 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 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

151014
Authorizing the Administrator of the Municipal Court to execute a six-month $532,350.00 contract extension with Legal Aid of Western Missouri for the legal representation of indigent defendants in Kansas City Municipal Court.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

151007
Authorizing the Fire Department Director to execute on behalf of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, an agreement with the City of Grandview, Missouri, to provide mutual assistance when significant emergency circumstances exist or on an automatic basis under certain circumstances and to serve as the primary dispatch center for the Grandview Fire Department.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

151009
Estimating and appropriating $49,850.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; accepting and approving a $49,850.00 grant from University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) to provide consultant services for increasing HIV screening in African American churches in Kansas City and designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

151008
Approving the plat of Tiffany Springs Nissan, an addition in Platte 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. (SD1519)


Add to Consent Docket
 
 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

151043
Authorizing a $2,500,000.00 increase to the contingency for the Terminal Development Planning at KCI Airport; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Airport Committee

151044
Authorizing the execution of a $400,000.00 Second Amendment to Tenant Reimbursement Agreement with Southwest Airlines.


Referred to Airport Committee

151045
Authorizing a $150,000.00 Third Amendment to the Professional Services Contract between Kansas City, Missouri and LeighFisher, Inc.


Referred to Airport Committee

151046
Approving a Second Master Amendment to the Use and Lease Agreement, effective May 1, 2016, with Signatory Airlines at Kansas City International Airport; authorizing like agreements with additional airlines; and authorizing amendments to the agreements.


Referred to Airport Committee

151028
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute contract amendments with Kone Elevator Company for City-Wide Elevator Services; authorizing the expenditure of such funds that are appropriated in the City’s annual budget for such purpose; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

151029
Authorizing a contract with Turner Construction for $3,229,016.00 for the ADA Facility Improvements projects; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

151035
Authorizing the Director of Finance to accept the proposal of Banc of America Public Capital Corp (“BAPCC”) to finance the acquisition and installation of copier and printing equipment (“Project”); estimating revenue and appropriating $1,261,186.00 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 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; authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute contract EVP2109, a City-Wide Contract for Multi-Functional Devices, Software and Maintenance Services with Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. in the amount of $1,455,106.20 to provide for the purchase of equipment and maintenance of the devices; authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to exercise all remaining renewal options; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

151037
Authorizing the issuance, sale and delivery of not to exceed $208,500,000.00 Sanitary Sewer System Improvement and Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 2016A of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, for the purpose of extending and improving the City’s sanitary sewer system and refunding all or a portion of certain of the City’s sanitary sewer system revenue bonds, prescribing the form and details of said bonds and the covenants and agreements made by the City to facilitate and protect the payment thereof; providing for the collection, segregation and application of the revenues of the sanitary sewer portion of the City’s sewerage system for the purpose of paying the cost of operation and maintenance of the sanitary sewer portion of the City’s sewerage system, paying the principal of and interest on said bonds, and providing reasonable and adequate reserve funds; and prescribing other matters relating thereto.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

151040
Authorizing the Director of Finance to accept a proposal of Banc of America Public Capital Corp (“BAPCC”) to finance the acquisition of City Fleet Vehicles (“Project”); estimating revenue and appropriating $6,190,632.00 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

151054
RESOLUTION - Expressing appreciation to the Federal Railroad Administration for its support of High-Speed Intercity Passenger Rail in the Midwest; requesting the Federal Railroad Administration expand the Midwest Multi-State Planning Study to include the corridor from Kansas City, Missouri to Dallas, Texas through Wichita, Kansas; encouraging the Federal Railroad Administration to extend the High Speed Rail designation to connect Kansas City, Missouri to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma through Wichita, Kansas; and directing the City Clerk to prepare and distribute copies of this Resolution.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

151038
Estimating and appropriating $25,000.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; accepting and approving a $25,000.00 Culture of Health Prize grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) in recognition of the Kansas City Health Department’s innovation and commitment to build a Culture of Health in Kansas City; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

151052
Estimating and appropriating $101,381.00 to the Governmental Grants Fund; accepting and approving a $101,381.00 grant from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City to provide oversight of a short-term project for increasing Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination rates among female and male adolescents and young adults in Kansas City; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

151019
Approving the plat of Hardesty Renaissance Second Plat, 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. (SD1465B)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

151020
Approving the plat of The Villas at Tiffany Woods Second Plat, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1068I)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

151033
Approving the termination and deletion of a Chapter 80 Plan on about .512 acres generally located at the southeast corner of 75th and Troost. (9836-P-2)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

151034
(Sub.)
Approving the request for removal of real property from the Antioch Center Community Improvement District generally located at the northeast corner of the intersection of N. Antioch Road and N.E. Vivion Road in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

151036
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88, Zoning and Development Code, to add use and height restrictions for uses located within an area known as the Country Club Plaza generally bounded by Summit Street, Jefferson Street, and Pennsylvania Avenue on the west, W. 47th Street, W. 46th Street, and W. 46th Terrace on the north, Broadway, Wyandotte Street, and JC Nichols Parkway on the east, and Ward Parkway on the south. (254-S-315)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

151039
Authorizing the Director of the General Services to execute an Acquisition and Transfer Agreement among the City, the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri and Cerner Property Development, Inc. to transfer title to 9251 Hillcrest Road to facilitate redevelopment within the Bannister and I-435 Tax Increment Financing Redevelopment Area; declaring real property to be surplus to the City’s needs, and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and deed.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

151042
(Sub.)
Approving a Council Approved Signage Plan to allow a unified campus signage plan for Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) on approximately 26 acres generally bounded by E. Missouri Avenue on the north, Admiral Boulevard (extending about 1/2 a block) on the south, Woodland Avenue (extending Maple Boulevard along Independence Avenue) on the east, and The Paseo on the west in Districts R-1.5, R-2.5, B1-1 and B4-2. (14608-P)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

151048
Approving the 22nd/23rd Street Connector PIEA General Development Plan on approximately 4.2 acres generally bounded by E. 22nd Street on the north, E. 23rd Street on the south, Prospect Avenue on the east and Olive Street on the west, and declaring the area a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Authority Law. (720-S)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

151049
Rezoning a 0.73 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast corner of E. 34th Terrace and Main Street and also an area north of E. 34th Terrace about 140 feet east of Main Street from Districts R-1.5 and B4-5 to District MPD, approving the associated parking plan and granting the necessary waiver therein, and approving a preliminary development plan that serves as a preliminary plat for a retail and residential building for 80 units and a parking lot. (14595-MPD-1)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

151050
Amending Chapter 88, the Zoning and Development Code, regarding the plans review and approval process (254-S-312)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

151051
RESOLUTION - Amending the Heart of the City Area Plan to change the land use recommendation on an approximately 4.2 acre tract of land, in an area bordered by E. 22nd Street on the north, E. 23rd Street on the south, Prospect Avenue on the east and Olive Street on the west, from mixed-use neighborhood, residential low and medium density to mixed use neighborhood and medium density residential. (685-S-6).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

151053
Amending Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 150256 by repealing Sections 4 and 5 and enacting in their place new Sections 4 and 5, to reduce the revenue estimated and sum appropriated in the Capital Improvement Fund to $551,789.00 for the 51st & Brookside Improvements project and adding a new Section 8 to limit the total combined reimbursement by the City to $4,685,000.00 for certain public improvements projects; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

151021
Authorizing a $5,668,800.00 construction contract with SAK Construction, LLC, for the Walnut Street Sewer Rehabilitation Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

151022
Authorizing a $3,950,000.00 construction contract with Blue Nile Contractors, Inc., for the replacement of water mains in the area of Lydia Avenue to Walrond Avenue, E. 77th Terrace to E. 85th Street Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

151023
Authorizing a $4,068,456.00 construction contract with Kissick Construction Company, Inc., for the Target Green East Marlborough and Water Main Replacements – Phase 2 Project; authorizing a $1,158,511.00 design professional services contract with Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc., for the Target Green East Marlborough and Water Main Replacements – Phase 2 Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

151024
Authorizing a $2,539,218.00 construction contract with Kissick Construction Company, Inc., for the Target Green West Marlborough and Water Main Replacements – Phase 2 Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

151025
Authorizing a professional, specialized, or technical services contract with CDM Smith, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $600,000.00, for the Cost of Service Studies and Comprehensive Evaluation of User Charges and Fees Project.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

151032
Authorizing traffic signal modifications; estimating revenue in the amount of $136,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the 39th Street Fiber Interconnect account; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

151047
Authorizing the sale of certain property commonly known as Calvary Bible College at Richards Gebaur Airport to the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri for $362,200.00.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Canady (Second by Barnes Jr.) Move to Reconsider
 
Ayes: 8 - Wagner, Hall, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 5 - Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, McManus

150922
Terminating and deleting a previously approved Chapter 80 preliminary development plan in District B3-2 on approximately 0.5 acres generally located on the west side of Blue Ridge Boulevard, approximately 200 feet north of E. 107th Street. (6608-P-5)


Passed

Ayes: 8 - Wagner, Hall, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 5 - Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, McManus
 
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