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Last Published: 3/30/2017 4:03:53 PM
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
 

170165
RESOLUTION - Recognizing Michael Garozzo as President of the Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association.


Adopted

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

170199
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Edgewood Farms Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2018.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170200
COMMUNICATION - March 2017 - Accepting various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance, and directing the City Clerk to file the acceptance in the office of the Recorder of Deeds.


Received And Filed

170201
COMMUNICATION - March 2017 - Accepting various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance, and directing the City Clerk to file the acceptance in the office of the Recorder of Deeds.


Received And Filed

170202
COMMUNICATION - March 2017 - Accepting various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance, and directing the City Clerk to file the acceptance in the office of the Recorder of Deeds.


Received And Filed

170203
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATION E42222


Received And Filed

170204
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and Council from the City Clerk declaring Tuesday, June 20, 2017 an election to elect successor directors for the Tiffany Landing Community Improvement District.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170205
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 63627 Through 63681


Received And Filed
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Reed) 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: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

170211
RESOLUTION - Appointing Clement Helmstetter, Jr., Joseph Cherrito, and Jeannette LePique as successor directors to the Greenway Fields Neighborhood Community Improvement District.


Passed

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

170042
Calling an election on August 8, 2017, for the purpose of submitting to the voters of Kansas City a question presented by a committee of petitioners through an initiative petition amending Chapter 64, Article XIV, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new Section 64-81, prohibiting the City from planning for or implementing any fixed rail transit system or expansion of the Downtown Street Car Transit System without first putting the matter to a vote; enacting the new Code section contingent upon voter approval; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities on or before May 30, 2017; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date because it calls an election.


Passed

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

170043
Calling an election on August 8, 2017, for the purpose of submitting to the voters of Kansas City a question presented by a committee of petitioners through an initiative petition enacting two sales taxes totaling three-eighths cent for 25 years each for the extension of the streetcar system, including a fleet of electric buses; enacting the new sales tax code section contingent upon voter approval; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities on or before May 30, 2017; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date because it calls an election.


Passed

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

170150
Levying taxes for Fiscal Year 2017-18 for General Revenue, Health Levy, Museum Special Revenue and General Debt and Interest Funds on all property in Kansas City subject to taxation on January 1, 2017; providing for the extension of such levies by the Director of Finance; and authorizing the collection by the Director of Finance.


Passed

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

170151
Pursuant to Section 68-582 of the Code of Ordinances, setting the rates for the trafficway maintenance tax, the park and boulevard maintenance tax, and the boulevards and parkways front foot assessment at $0.00 for Fiscal Year 2017-18.


Passed

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

170152
Amending Chapter 60, Code of Ordinances, entitled Sewers and Sewage Disposal by repealing Sections 60-2, 60-3, and 60-9 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter, that adjust charges for sewer service and impose a one and one half percent payment in lieu of taxes upon the City Sewer Fund’s gross revenues derived from sewer services to the City’s residential and commercial customers to be paid to the General Fund and charged to residential and commercial customers; and establishing an effective date.


Passed

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

170153
Amending Chapter 78, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Water” by repealing Sections 78-6, 78-10, and 78-11, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter, that adjust charges for water service and impose a one and a half percent payment in lieu of taxes upon the City Water Fund’s gross revenues derived from water services to the City’s residential and commercial customers to be paid to the General Fund and charged to residential and commercial customers; and establishing an effective date.


Passed

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

170154
(Sub.)
Adopting the Annual Budget of the City for the Fiscal Year 2017-18; establishing on the books of the City the TIF Linwood Fund (Fund No. 5305), and the Shared Success Fund (Fund No. 2590); closing the Ambulance, ARRA, and Public Art funds to the General Fund; closing the Insurance Premium Reserve Fund to the City Legal Expense Fund; and Amending Chapter 68, Article VII, Division 2 of the Code of Ordinances, entitled Sales Taxes, Transportation, repealing Section 68-472.1.; and estimating the revenues for the fiscal year; appropriating for the purposes stated the sums set forth in the budget; designating requisitioning authorities; directing the Director of Finance to make the necessary entries upon the City’s records to show the appropriations and allocations provided for; and authorizing inter-fund loans.  


Councilmember Wagner (Second by Fowler) Move to Amend

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


Passed as Substituted and Amended

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

170166
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 3, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new Section 3-2 to require certain criteria be included in the instructions to bidders for construction contracts over $300,000.00; and establishing an effective date.


Councilmember Wagner Move To Re-refer



Re-Referred Finance and Governance Committee

170168
RESOLUTION - Amending the Waldo Area Plan on an approximately 0.25 acre tract of land, generally located at the southeast corner of W. 79th St and Ward Parkway, by changing the recommended land use from low density residential to retail/office. (256-S-5).


Passed

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

170176
(Sub.)
Rezoning about 5.7 acres generally located at east of N. Oak Trafficway, west of Midwest Baptist Seminary Drive and north of North Oak Village from District UR to District R-6; and approving a development plan for a student center. (13554-P-12).


Passed as Substituted

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

170194
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to execute up to a five-year agreement with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City for administrative services involving the City’s self-funded workers’ compensation plan; estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $7,700,000.00; and authorizing the City Manager to amend the agreement without further Council approval and to execute additional one-year renewals not to exceed a ten year contract when such funds are appropriated in the City’s annual budget for such purpose.


Passed as Substituted

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

170180
Accepting and approving a contract amendment with Good Samaritan Project in the amount of $125,005.00 to provide medical case management services in the Kansas City area.


Passed

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

170181
Accepting and approving a contract amendment with Truman Medical Center in the amount of $140,946.00 to provide primary health care services in the Kansas City area.


Passed

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

170182
Accepting and approving a contract amendment with University of Kansas Hospital Authority in the amount of $136,400.00 to provide medical case management services in the Kansas City area.


Passed

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

170061
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88, Zoning and Development Code to revise provisions regulating outdoor storage, sales and warehousing. (254-S-323)


Passed as Substituted

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

170167
Rezoning an area of approximately 0.75 acres generally located at the southeast corner of W. 79th Street and Ward Parkway from Districts R-6 and B1-1 to District B1-1, and approving a development plan for the same area to permit an existing food and beverage retail sales establishment. (14768-P and 14768-P-1).


Passed

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

170185
Authorizing an agreement with Kansas City Area Transit Authority for the development and implementation of a Bus Rapid Transit System generally along Prospect Avenue from Downtown (Barney Allis Plaza) to 75th Street and directing the City Clerk to file documents with the appropriate offices.


Passed

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

170187
Authorizing a $1,388,068.00 construction contract with Rodriguez Mechanical Contractors, Inc., for the replacement of water mains in the area of Manchester Avenue to S.W. View High Drive, E. Bannister Road to Longview Road; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $1,527,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

170188
Authorizing a $3,474,397.36 construction contract with Leath & Sons, Inc., for the Blue River South Area 3 Inflow and Infiltration (I/I) Reduction Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $3,800,000.00; authorizing a $330,000.00 Design Professional Services Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 1115 with Olsson Associates, Inc., for the Blue River South Area 3 I/I Reduction Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

170189
Authorizing a $194,000.00 Design Professional Services Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 1111 with Taliaferro and Browne, Inc., for the CID In-line Gates at Santa Fe Pump Station Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

170190
Authorizing a $6,308,758.00 construction contract with Blue Nile Contractors, Inc., for the Middle Blue River Basin Sewer Pipe Consolidation Phase II - Outfall 063 and Water Main Replacements in the Area of Chestnut Avenue to Bales Avenue, E. 67th Street to E. 70th Street Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $7,000,000.00; authorizing a $750,000.00 Design Professional Services Amendment No. 4 to Contract No. 1112 with Shafer, Kline & Warren, Inc., for the Middle Blue River Basin: Sewer Pipe Consolidation Outfall 063 Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

170123
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 10-104, Sunday licenses, 10-106, Extended hours permits, 10-214, Consents required, and 10-215, consents not required, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which clean up and condense the consent requirement into one section.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

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

170124
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 10-115, 10-116, 10-117, 10-118, 10-119, 10-120 and 10-127 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections to bring these sections of the ordinance into compliance with Missouri State Statutes that eliminate liquor licenses and permits that are no longer in effect.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

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

170206
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim entitled Reginald Powell, Claim No. S1314-0210C.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

170208
Estimating revenues and appropriations of $11,360,000.00 in Fund 3436, the Special Obligation Series 2017 Taxable Bond Fund; transferring $701,170.23 from Fund 3436, the Special Obligation Series 2017 Taxable Bond Fund, to Fund No. 5305, the STIF Linwood Shopping Center Fund; transferring $418,825.00 from Fund No. 5180, the STIF – Midtown Fund, to the Fund No. 3437, the Special Obligation Series 2017 Tax-exempt Bond Fund; estimating revenues and appropriations of $127,001,745.30 in Fund No. 3437, the Special Obligation Series 2017 Tax-exempt Bond Fund; approving the addition of a 311 system and related services to the enterprise permitting system contract with Tyler Technologies Inc.; designating requisitioning authority; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

170212
Authorizing the acceptance of a $41,600.00 grant from and a contract with the U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for the purpose of investigating discrimination complaints in employment; estimating revenue in the amount of $41,600.00 in the Neighborhoods Grants Fund; appropriating that amount to the 17 EEOC Grant account; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

170183
Approving the plat of KCI Auto Auction, Plat 4, an addition in Platte County, Missouri, on approximately 70.9 acres generally located at the southeast quadrant of N. Congress Avenue and N.W. 112th Street, creating 1 commercial lot and 3 detention tracts; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1290E)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170209
Approving the plat of Mosaic Arena, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, on approximately 10 acres generally located south of W. 17th Street between American Royal Drive and Wyoming Street, creating 1 lot for commercial use; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1557A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170210
Rezoning an approximately 10 acre area tract of land generally located south of W. 17th Street between American Royal Drive and Wyoming Street from District M3-5 to District UR, and approving a preliminary development plan which also serves as a preliminary plat for the same to allow repurposing and rehabilitation of Kemper Arena. (14806-UR, SD-1557).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170214
(Sub.)
Approving a major amendment to a development plan on approximately 1.6 acres located at 4600 Summit Street and 4627 Madison Avenue, to allow placement of a pre-fabricated shipping container for a drive-through café on the property in District UR (Urban Redevelopment) (9075-UR-13)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170213
Estimating revenue in the amount of $750,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the North Troost Trail Englewood to Vivion Road and Vivion Road YMCA Stabilization accounts; designating the Director of Parks and Recreation as requisitioning authority, and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170215
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Expressing the City Council’s commitment and support for a comprehensive plan to ensure that capital improvements maximize neighborhood mobility, safety, and economic development in Kansas City; and directing the City Manager to develop and implement the plan.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170216
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue and appropriating $74,127.48 in the Capital Improvements Fund for tree wells in the Historic West Bottoms and for signal inspection and testing along NW 88th St. and North Platte Purchase; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170217
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to Develop a Sidewalk Repair Implementation Plan.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Shields Move To Introduce

170218
Authorizing the execution of various agreements with the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, East Village, LLC, and Swope Community Builders, for the purpose of recasting the redevelopment roles and responsibilities for the East Village.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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