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Last Published: 10/22/2015 10:47:51 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:11 - SCOTT WAGNER, HEATHER HALL, TERESA LOAR, DAN FOWLER, QUINTON LUCAS, KATHERYN SHIELDS, JOLIE JUSTUS, LEE BARNES JR., ALISSIA CANADY, SCOTT TAYLOR, KEVIN MCMANUS
Excused:1 - JERMAINE REED
 

150872
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the ultimate sacrifice made by, and mourning the loss of, Fire Apparatus Operator Larry Leggio and Firefighter John Mesh who both perished in the line of duty while fighting a fire on October 12, 2015.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by McManus) Move to Recess
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by McManus) Move to Convene From Recess
Legislative Session was convene from recess at 5:38pm
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150846
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E42093-E42094


Received And Filed

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

150855
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 62924 Through 62954


Received And Filed

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

150870
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATION E42097


Received And Filed

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

150871
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E42098-E42099


Received And Filed

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

150879
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 62955 Through 62974


Received And Filed

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

150813
Approving the plat of Barry Plaza – Eighth Plat, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0941I)


Passed

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

150814
Approving the plat of Barry Plaza – Ninth Plat, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0941J)


Passed

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

150815
Approving the plat of Norris Estates, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1514A)


Passed

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

150821
(Sub.)
Approving the plat of Bayer CropScience LP – Hawthorn Site, 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. (SD1518A)


Passed as Substituted

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

150832
Approving the plat of Three Trails Commerce Center, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; vacating a portion of certain streets; 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. (SD1176B)


Passed

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

150783
Estimating revenue in the amount of $50,000.00 in the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund; appropriating $300,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund; transferring $200,000.00 between component units of the City; and designating requisitioning authorities.


Passed

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

150823
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the City Manager to enter negotiations with Hy-Vee, Inc. to further the implementation of the Municipal Farm Sustainable Reuse Plan, the Sustainable Cities Designs Final Report recommendations and various urban agriculture activities at Municipal Farm and citywide.


Adopted

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

150828
Estimating revenue of $20,000.00; appropriating $20,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

150808
Accepting and approving a one year $428,000.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the Building Blocks Home Visiting program that promotes a healthy and safe parenting and home environment.


Passed

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

150809
Accepting and approving a $50,000.00 amendment to the Healthy Eating Active Living in Local Communities agreement from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to implement a work plan that encourages healthy eating and active living in Kansas City


Passed

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

150829
Amending Chapter 56, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 56-282 and 56-283 of Article II, Residential Property, and enacting two new sections of like title and subject matter to Article I; by repealing Section 56-286 of Article II, and enacting one new section of like title and subject matter to Article II; and by repealing Article V, Dangerous Buildings and Structures, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Article V, Dangerous Buildings or Structures, which updates the dangerous buildings process.


Passed

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

150841
Accepting and approving a one-year $369,412.00 grant award from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development under the SHELTER PLUS CARE program for homeless services in the Kansas City area.


Passed

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

150835
Vacating unbuilt and unrecorded Hughes Road in its entirety beginning at the intersection of Lindenman Avenue north to the Norfolk and Western Railroad/City Limits; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1699-V)


Passed

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

150836
Vacating a portion of Hilton’s Addition Plat and rights-of-way within the plat generally located south of N.E. Parvin Road, north of N.E. Lindenman Avenue, and east of N. Arlington Avenue; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1700-V)


Passed

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

150837
Vacating a portion of right-of-way reserved for Parvin Road, generally located 1,400 feet east of N. Arlington and west of the city limits; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1701-V)


Passed

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

150859
(Sub.)
Appropriating $500,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvement Sales Tax Fund for City Hall floor renovations for the Law Department; estimating revenue in the amount of $24,192,000.00 in the Series 2015B Bond Fund; appropriating that amount to various capital improvement projects; authorizing expenditures for various Capital Improvement projects; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion of the projects; declaring intent to reimburse the City from bond proceeds; exempting special assessments for various sidewalk projects; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed as Substituted

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

150862
Appropriating $9,295,000.00 in the Water Fund to pay off the AMR Lease; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

150860
Approving a preliminary plat in District R-2.5 creating one (1) lot to be further subdivided into five (5) condominium lots and one (1) common lot generally located at the northwest corner of 27th and Campbell Street. (SD 1512)


Passed

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

150861
Approving the plat of Custom Truck & Equipment, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; vacating a portion of certain streets and an alley and retaining an easement; 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. (SD1404A)


Passed

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

150796
Authorizing condemnation and taking of private property, in fee simple, for public use for street right of way purposes and permanent water line easements for the construction, location and maintenance of the KCI Area TIF Project 7B N.W. Old Tiffany Springs Road, Project No. 89008252, from N. Hull Avenue to N. Green Hills Road, 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.


Passed

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

150863
Authorizing a contract with Commanche Construction Inc. for approximately $1,790,000.00 for the Broadway Boulevard Bridge over 30th Street project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

150864
Authorizing an amendment to an agreement with Shafer, Kline and Warren, Inc. for approximately $97,700.00 for the N. Northwood – NW 52nd Street to NW 59th Terrace project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Justus) 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 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150848
Declaring certain real property generally located at 1407 and 1415 W. 9th St., lying southerly of Forester Road and west of Hickory St., 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 accord with City regulations, to later convey it, and execute related documents to complete the transfer of the real property; and directing the City Clerk to record this Ordinance with the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of Jackson County, Missouri.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

150865
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Open Data Policy”, by repealing Article XVI, and enacting a new Article XVI entitled “Open Data Policy,” consisting of Sections 2-2130 through 2-2135, for the purpose of expanding the City’s existing open data operations to reflect existing and new best-practices.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

150849
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Second Amendment to the W. 17th Street Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Second Amendment to the W. 17th Tax Increment Financing Plan; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

150851
Determining that the 1200 Main/South Loop Tax Increment Financing Plan is making satisfactory progress under the time schedule proposed within the plan for completion.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

150852
Determining that the Uptown Theater Tax Increment Financing Plan is making satisfactory progress under the time schedule proposed within the plan for completion.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

150782
Appropriating $400,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Street Maintenance Fund to the Traffic Signal Contingency account.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

150789
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Barnes Jr.) 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, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150881
Authorizing the City of Kansas City to join Show Me PACE, pursuant to the Property Assessment Clean Energy Act, for the purpose of encouraging the development and installation of energy efficient improvements to publicly and privately owned property; stating the terms under which the City will conduct activities as a member of the district; and directing the City Clerk to transmit certain documents.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

150874
Authorizing acceptance of an award from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) of a Section 108 Loan Guarantee in the amount of $2,950,000.00; authorizing a Section 108 Loan Guarantee Agreement with HUD; estimating revenue and appropriating funds in the amount of $2,950,000.00; authorizing a contract, financing agreement and loan documents in the amount of $1,300,000.00 of Section 108 Loan funds with Faxon School Apartments, LP; authorizing the replacement of previously authorized CDBG funds with Section 108 Loan funds for the St. Michael’s Veterans Center and the YMCA of Greater Kansas City projects and authorizing contracts with both entities; authorizing a contract, financing agreement and loan documents in the amount of $1,650,000.00 of CDBG funds with Oak Point Partners, LP; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

150882
RESOLUTION - Adopting the Regional Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

150875
Approving a development plan on about 4.87 acres generally located on the west side of N. Congress Avenue north of N.W. Old Tiffany Springs Road. (14577-P)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150876
Approving the plat of Windswept, 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. (SD1008B)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150877
Approving the plat of Westport Commons, 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. (SD1516)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150878
Approving the plat of Fountain Hills Tenth Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; 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. (SD1054I)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150880
Approving the plat of Barry Plaza – Seventh Plat, 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 directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0941K)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150873
(Sub.)
Authorizing acceptance of a $9,970.00 contribution from the Westport Regional Business League; estimating revenue in the amount of $9,970.00; appropriating that amount to Project Number 89020345 – Westport Parking Study account; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
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