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Last Published: 6/13/2017 8:19:00 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
 

170418
RESOLUTION - Honoring Douglas Cartwright on his retirement after 30 years of dedicated service to the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

170419
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the Army Birthday Celebration on June 10, 2017.


Adopted

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

170420
RESOLUTION - Celebrating Flag Day, June 14th and National Flag Week starting June, 12, 2017.


Adopted

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

170425
RESOLUTION - Declaring June 2017 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

170436
RESOLUTION - Honoring Damon Hodges on his years of service to the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

170412
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council of Kansas City that a Committee of Petitioners filed with the City Clerk 385 pages of a petition entitled: Referendum Petition on Ordinance No. 170255.


Received And Filed

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

170413
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to Accept Redevelopment Contract Proposal submitted by Arterra, LLC for the development of a multi-story, mixed-use building within the Arterra21/2100 Wyandotte Urban Renewal Area


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170414
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Manager regarding the Requests for Expenditure of Funds. Staff has accepted no funding requests for the month of April, 2017.


Received And Filed

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

170415
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to Accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by KCI Hospitalty LLC for Redevelopment of the Air World Ambassador Hotels PIEA Project in the Air World PIEA Area.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170416
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Kansas City International Community Improvement District (KCICID) regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2018.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170417
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Manager regarding the Requests for Expenditure of Funds. Staff has accepted no funding requests for the month of May, 2017.


Received And Filed

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

170421
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and Council that the City Clerk has received notice from the election authorities and certify the petition entitled: Referendum Petition on Ordinance 170255 as Insufficient.


Received And Filed

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

170387
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to work with the Board of Parks and Recreation to develop a safety plan.


Adopted

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

170377
(Sub.)
Approving the Paseo Gateway PIEA Development Plan on about 1.5 acres generally located at the northeast corner of Paseo and E. 9th Street and a 0.6 acres generally located at the northwest corner of Woodland and East 9th Street; declaring the area blighted and insanitary and in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Law, Sections 100.300-100.620, RSMo; and authorizing abatement to the full extent authorized by applicable law pursuant to Section 9 of Second Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 160383, as amended. (743-S).


Passed as Substituted

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

170375
Authorizing a $12,962,000.00 Design Professional Services Contract with Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc., for the Smart Sewer Program Management Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $48,000,000.00; authorizing three successive renewal options without further City Council approval; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Councilmember Wagner (Second by Reed) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
Honorable Mayor, 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.
Seconded by Councilmember Reed
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Passed

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

170352
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by KC Commercial Realty Group, Inc., Claim No. T1617-0327D.


Passed

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

170353
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Karen O'Connor, Claim No. T1617-0141.


Passed

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

170126
Estimating revenue and appropriating the sum of $222,817.00 in the Water Working Capital fund; authorizing expenditures of $969,620.00 to purchase five (5) CNG trucks; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

170410
Transferring $840,527.00 from the Downtown Arena Debt Fund to the Convention and Tourism Fund; appropriating $1,909,050.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Convention and Tourism Fund; authorizing a $1,586,738.00 change order for a contract with Turner Construction for the Convention Center project; designating requisitioning authority; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective data.


Passed

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

170388
(Sub.)
Amending Chapters 50 and 53, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 50-103 relating to trespassing on golf courses and parks and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter and by adding a new section to Chapter 53, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new Section 53-7 relating to parks; and containing a sunset provision.


Passed as Substituted

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

170357
(Sub.)
Approving the preliminary plat of Rezen Ranch in District R-80 on about 19 acres generally located on the north side of N.E. 112th Street, approximately 1,600 feet east of N. Stark Avenue, creating two (2) residential lots. (SD 1552)


Passed as Substituted

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

170383
Authorizing an application to the Missouri Development Finance Board for the authorization of state tax credits in the amount not to exceed $4,000,000.00 to make possible the development of a YMCA in downtown Kansas City to be located at 1029 Central Street, Kansas City, Missouri, formerly the site of the Lyric Opera of Kansas City; and authorizing the City Manager to execute a tax credit agreement in the event that the application is approved.


Passed

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

170384
(Sub.)
Rezoning about 17.65 acres generally bounded by N.E. Vivion Road on the north, Chouteau Trafficway on the east, N.E. 50th Street on the south and N.E. Antioch Road on the west from Districts B2-2 and B3-2 to District UR and approving a UR Development Plan for the same which also functions as the preliminary plat. (5642-UR-28).


Passed as Substituted

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

170386
(Sub.)
Accepting, in part, the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Vivion Point Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Vivion Point Tax Increment Financing Plan; designating the Redevelopment Area; providing for the inclusion of a community benefit provision in the redevelopment agreement; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Passed as Substituted

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

170394
Taking certain actions in furtherance of the Kansas City Convention Center Headquarters Hotel; approving a petition to add real property to and adjust the maximum annual amount of special assessments for the Kansas City Convention Center Headquarters Hotel Community Improvement District; approving an amendment to a development plan in District UR on approximately a 3 acre tract of land generally bounded by Truman Road on the north, 16th Street on the south, Baltimore Avenue on the east and Wyandotte Avenue on the west to allow development of the Kansas City Convention Center Headquarters Hotel; giving permission to the Hotel developer to construct a connector walkway in the Wyandotte Street right of way airspace; granting LCRA and the developer an easement to use the connector walkway; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date. (9728-UR-5)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 2 - Hall, Loar

170405
Approving a major amendment to a development plan to add two stories to a multi-unit residential development in District B4-5 on about 1.5 acres generally located at 4600 Madison Avenue. (9326-P-12)


Passed

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

170406
Approving a Kansas City Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund program loan application in an amount not to exceed $350,000.00 for the Hardesty Renaissance Economic Development Corporation; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute the necessary loan documents and authorizing further acts.


Passed

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

170411
(Sub.)
Authorizing a License Agreement with Sprint Spectrum L.P. to install and maintain a wireless digital data communications; and estimating revenue in the amount of $5,400.00 in the Pole Attachment Fees account.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Reed) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
Honorable Mayor, 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, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

170382
Appropriating $129,500.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund to and authorizing contract with nonprofit organizations selected as part of the FY 2017-2018 2nd quarter cycle for the purpose of promoting neighborhoods through cultural, social, ethnic, historic, educational, and recreational activities.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

170401
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department to enter into a contract with Legal Aid of Western Missouri in the amount of $693,764.00 for legal services.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

170393
RESOLUTION - Amending the Midtown/Plaza Area Plan recommended land use map for property located at 919 W 44th Street, from Mixed Use Neighborhood to Mixed Use Community land use. (727-S-2)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

170397
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Second Amendment to the 9th & Central Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Second Amendment to the 9th & Central Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

170398
Rezoning an area of approximately 0.43 acres generally located at the southeast corner of Belleview Avenue and W. 44th Street from District R-1.5 to Districts B2-2 and B1-2. (8254-P-7)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

170407
(Sub.)
Rezoning and approving a development plan on approximately 1.71 acres generally located at 331 Westport Road from District B3-2 to District B1-5, and approving a development plan, also serving as a preliminary plat, to allow creation of one lot and construction of multi-family units, retail commercial space, and associated parking. (12868-P-2 and 12868-P-3)


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Reed) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
Honorable Mayor, 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

170433
Estimating revenue and appropriating $1,117,642.00 in the HOME Investment Fund; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute contracts, financing agreements, and loan documents from the HOME Investment Fund with various entities for construction of affordable multi-family and single-family housing units; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170423
Estimating and appropriating $253,411.99 in the Strategic Neighborhoods Fund from proceeds to be received from the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170424
Accepting and approving the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Third Amendment to the Antioch Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170426
Approving the petition to establish the Twin Creeks Center Community Improvement District; establishing the Twin Creeks Center Community Improvement, generally located at the northwest corner of N.W. Barry Road and U.S. Highway 169 in Clay County, Kansas City, Missouri; determining the Twin Creeks Center Community Improvement District to be a blighted area; determining that certain actions are reasonably anticipated to remediate blighting conditions and will serve a public purpose; requiring the annual submission of certain records; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the Twin Creeks Center Community Improvement District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170431
Authorizing condemnation and taking of private property interests in fee simple for public use, in the vicinity of 63rd Street, between Euclid Avenue and Park Avenue, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; receiving evidence of blight, substandard and insanitary conditions; making a determination of economic and social blight; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations by the City Planning and Development Department; consenting to the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; and authorizing the City Clerk to cause this ordinance to be recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170432
RESOLUTION - Amending the Martin City Area Land Use Plan by changing the recommended land use on about 1.5 acres, in an area generally located at the west side of Holmes Road, approximately 530 feet south of E. Blue Ridge Boulevard from residential medium density to mixed-use neighborhood. (212-S-16)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170434
RESOLUTION - Approving the Blue Ridge Area Plan as a guide for the future development, redevelopment, and public investment within the area generally bounded by 23rd Street Trafficway on the north, Independence and Raytown city limits on the east, 87th Street on the south and the Blue River and Interstate 435 Highway on the west; amending the Sports Complex Area Plan and Eastwood Hills Neighborhood Plan by deleting the portions of the plans covered by the Blue Ridge Area Plan; and repealing and replacing the Winchester Land Use and Development Plan, the 350 Highway/Blue Parkway Corridor Plan and the Eastgate Land Use and Development Plan. (746-S, 101-S-16, 734-S-3, 630-S-2, 667-S-2. 568-S-5)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170435
Rezoning a 1.5 acre tract of land generally located on the west side of Holmes Road, approximately 530 feet south of E. Blue Ridge Boulevard, from District R-7.5 to District B1-1, and approving a development plan to allow for a commercial development. (4364-P-9 & 4364-P-10).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170422
Authorizing a License Agreement with Verizon Wireless (VAW) LLC to install and maintain a wireless digital data communications; and estimating revenue in the amount of $5,400.00 in the Pole Attachment Fees account.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170427
Authorizing a contract for approximately $3,624,000.00 with Superior Bowen for the resurfacing of various streets generally between the Missouri River and North City Limits; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170428
Authorizing a contract for approximately $3,340,000.00 with J.M. Fahey Construction for the resurfacing of various streets generally from the Missouri River south to Gregory; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170429
Authorizing a contract for approximately $2,544,000.00 with J.M. Fahey Construction for the resurfacing of various streets generally from Gregory to south City Limits; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170430
Authorizing condemnation and taking of private property for public use for Street Right of Way purposes, Water Main Easements, and Temporary Construction Easements for the construction, location and maintenance of the Old Tiffany Springs Road and Donovan Drive, project number 89008153, from N. Congress Avenue to N. Skyview Avenue, in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations and purchase by the Director of the Department of Public Works; authorizing the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; and directing the City Clerk to cause this ordinance to be recorded in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Platte County, Missouri.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

170437
Amending Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 70-38, Authority of director to make emergency and temporary regulations, and Section 70-532, Obedience to signs limiting parking time, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like numbers and subject matters related to requiring vehicle emergency flashers in certain parking zones.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Barnes Jr. Move To Introduce

170438
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to substantially comply with legal advice provided by City’s outside counsel engaged in connection with the proposed Kansas City International Airport Terminal Modernization Project and to submit to Council a revision that substantially complies with that legal advice concerning: “Request for Qualifications/Proposals for Design, Construct and Private Financing of KCI –Request Number 062017” before circulation of a second addendum to the Request for Qualifications/Proposals.


Councilmember Barnes Jr. (Second by Lucas) Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Lucas
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Taylor


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Taylor
 
 Councilmember Shields Move To Introduce

170439
Calling an election to be held on November 7, 2017, to submit to the qualified voters of the City the questions of whether to authorize the construction of a new passenger terminal at the Kansas City International Airport and to authorize the issuance and sale of airport revenue bonds in an amount not to exceed $990,000,000.00 for these aviation and aviation related purposes; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election no later than August 29, 2017; mandating and establishing a competitive bidding process for any construction; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Airport & Finance and Governance Joint
 
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