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Last Published: 7/26/2018 6:00:13 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:10 - SCOTT WAGNER, HEATHER HALL, TERESA LOAR, DAN FOWLER, QUINTON LUCAS, KATHERYN SHIELDS, JOLIE JUSTUS, LEE BARNES JR., ALISSIA CANADY, SCOTT TAYLOR
Excused:2 - JERMAINE REED, KEVIN MCMANUS
 

180541
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the importance of the 70th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9981 ending segregation in the Military.

180538
COMMUNICATION - July 18th, 2018 - Releasing seven (7) easements in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; requesting the City Manager approve the release; and upon the effective date of this Communication, the City Clerk is hereby directed to record this Letter of Communication in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds for Jackson County, Missouri.


Received And Filed

180551
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Creekwood Commons Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2018.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180476
(Sub.)
Amending Article XV of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, related to the Code of Ethics, by repealing Sections 2-2030, and 2-2062 and enacting in lieu thereof sections of like number which requires reporting gifts of over fifty dollars, and requires the mayor pro tem to communicate a report of councilmembers’ travel on a monthly basis to the city clerk, and enacts a new Section 2-2112, requiring the Ethics Commission to review the Code of Ethics and recommend changes on a biennial basis.


Passed

Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Fowler, Justus, Taylor
Nays: 7 - Hall, Loar, Lucas, Shields, Barnes Jr., Canady, James, Jr.


Failed

180519
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to amend the City’s employment application and interview process to eliminate disclosure of past salary history.


Adopted as Substituted

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

180530
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to consider certain criteria in future requests for proposals for, and in relationships with, banking institutions to ensure that the City selects and engages responsible banking institutions that support our community needs.


Adopted

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

180467
Estimating and appropriating $7,500.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; accepting and approving a $7,500.00 award with Turn the Page KC to support an update of the 2017 School Discipline Equity Analysis; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

180490
Rezoning approximately 24 acres generally located at 9136 N. Wabash Avenue from District R-7.5 (Residential 7.5) to District R-80 (Residential 80) to permit continuation of agricultural uses.  (14961-P)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Canady, Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

180508
(Sub.)
Authorizing condemnation and taking of public and private property interests in Fee Simple for public use for a pump station facility and for Permanent Access Easement, Temporary Construction Easements and Permanent Utility Easements, for the construction, location and maintenance of Project No. 81000623, “Upper Rush Creek and Weatherby Lake No. 2 Pump Stations”, in the vicinity of N.W. Westside Drive, in Weatherby Lake, Platte County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations and purchase by the Director of the Department of Water Services; authorizing the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Platte County, Missouri; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Loar) 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: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

180520
Approving the plat of 44 Belle, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, on approximately 1.53 acres generally located at the southwest corner of 44th Street and Belleview Avenue, creating 1 lot for the purpose of mix-used building; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to accept certain agreements; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1576)


Passed

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

180521
Approving the plat of Villas of Montclair Fourth Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 13.76 acres generally located west of N. Flintlock Road at N.E. 94th Street, creating 36 lots for the purpose of constructing residential homes and 1 tract for the purpose of private open space; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; 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. (SD0783I)


Passed

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

180524
Authorizing a $100,000.00 Professional, Specialized or Technical Services Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 18015 with Mid America Assistance Coalition for the Low Income Assistance Program, Renewal 2 Project.


Passed

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

180529
Authorizing the Director of Finance to execute a contract for banking services with Commerce Bank in an amount not to exceed $500,000.00; authorizing the Director of Finance to exercise the City’s options to renew the contract and to amend the contract without further City Council approval.


Passed

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

180531
Authorizing the Director of Finance to execute a contract for banking services with Bank of America in an amount not to exceed $100,000.00; authorizing the Director of Finance to exercise the City’s options to renew the contract and to amend the contract without further City Council approval.


Passed

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

180503
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Development Agreement with 1729 Grand Boulevard, LLC, with respect to the development of the property located at 1729 Grand and the historic Kansas City Star Building.


Passed

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

180514
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to enter into a funding agreement with the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri in an amount not to exceed $3,500,000.00 for blight remediation in the Armour-Gillham PIEA Planning Area.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Fowler, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 2 - Hall, Loar
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Hall) 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: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

180534
RESOLUTION - Amending the Midtown Plaza Area Plan by changing the recommended land use map in an area generally bounded by Ward Parkway on the north, State Line on the west, Troost Avenue on the east and 55th Street on the south, by changing areas designated for residential medium land use to residential low land use. (727-S-8)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Hall) 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: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

180537
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a continuation of an existing lease for a further five-year period with two five-year options for renewal with Turn the Page KC, Inc., to continue its operations focused on a City-wide program to achieve children attaining grade-level reading proficiency by the third grade, which lease is for the existing structure at 2401 Campbell Street on the Health Department Campus, and to recognize the collaboration with Charlie’s House, Inc.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

180540
Declaring certain real property surplus to the City’s needs; authorizing the conveyance of certain parcels to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri (“LCRA”); and authorizing the execution of related documents to continue development of the Beacon Hill project.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

180542
Authorizing a Site Lease Agreement with Missouri Lottery at Kansas City International Airport, Contract No. 6218070085; and estimating revenues in the amount of $7,200.00.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

180550
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to undertake a comprehensive review of policies related to Fire Department staffing in an effort to reduce associated overtime costs, to implement near term strategies for reducing Fire Department overtime costs, to investigate and evaluate all options for reducing Fire Department overtime costs in preparation for future collective bargaining discussions, and to report back to the City Council the status of these directives and any recommendations.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

180545
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into a contract with Legal Aid of Western Missouri in the amount of $693,764.00 for legal services.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

180539
Vacating the north-south alley generally located next east of Charlotte Street from the south right-of-way line of E. 12th Street to the north right-of-way line of E. 13th Street; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1760-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180544
Authorizing a Third Amendment to a cooperative agreement between the City and the Economic Development Corporation concerning the River Market Loan Program.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180546
Rezoning an area of about 4.3 acres generally bounded by E. 19th Street on the north, E. 20th Street on the south, Cherry Street on the east, and Oak Street on the west, from District M1-5 to District UR, and approving a development plan/preliminary plat that allows for the construction of new mixed-use and residential buildings, a parking garage, and the reuse of an existing building. (14967-UR)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180549
Approving an Industrial Development Plan for Bayer Crop Science LP, previously designated by the City as “Project Flu,” for the purpose of the acquisition and installation of machinery and equipment for a project for industrial development consisting of the expansion of the existing manufacturing facility of Bayer Crop Science LP located at 8400 Hawthorne Road, Kansas City, Missouri; authorizing and approving various agreements for the purpose of setting forth covenants, agreements and obligations of the City and Bayer Crop Science LP; authorizing the issuance of taxable industrial revenue bonds in a maximum aggregate principal amount not to exceed $25,000,000; authorizing and approving certain other documents; and authorizing certain other actions in connection with the issuance of said bonds.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180543
Authorizing the condemnation and taking of private property for public use for flood protection levee system and Street Right of Way purposes and for Permanent Stormwater Improvement Easements and Temporary Construction Easements for the construction, location and maintenance of Project No. 89002672, “Swope Park Industrial Area Levee and Floodwall Project,” in the vicinity of the Swope Park Industrial Area, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations and purchase by the Water Services Department; authorizing the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

180547
Estimating revenue in the amount of $1,264,802.62 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating $1,728,500.00 to Project No. 89008266 Northeast Parvin Road reconstruction, from Interstate 435 to North Skiles Avenue; authorizing a construction contract with Emery Sapp & Sons, Inc., in the amount of $1,728,410.00 for street improvements on the Project; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

180548
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades on portions of Bennington Avenue and E. 66th Street, as well as to reestablish street right of way for Project No. 89008280 “Bennington Avenue from 66th Street to 67th Street Improvements”, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; directing the City Clerk to cause a notice to be published as provided for herein; and directing 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 Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
 CLOSED SESSION Pursuant to §610.021of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, there may be a closed session to discuss: • legal matters, litigation or privileged communications with attorneys, pursuant to subsection (1); • real estate matters, where public knowledge of the transaction may affect the legal consideration, pursuant to subsection (2); • personnel matters, pursuant to subsections (3) and (13); • employee labor negotiations, pursuant to subsection (9); • specifications for competitive bidding, pursuant to subsection (11); and • sealed bids or proposals, pursuant to subsection (12). The City Clerk's Office now has equipment for the hearing impaired for use with every meeting. To check out the equipment please see the secretary for each committee. Be prepared to leave your Driver's License or State issued Identification Card with the secretary and she will give you the equipment. Upon returning the equipment your license will be returned.