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Last Published: 11/30/2017 10:32:02 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
 

170900
RESOLUTION - Congratulating the Greenway Fields neighborhood for its designation as a KC Green Neighborhood.


Held on Docket (11/30/2017)

170901
RESOLUTION - Congratulating the Ivanhoe neighborhood for its designation as a KC Green Neighborhood.


Adopted

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

170902
RESOLUTION - Congratulating the Pendleton Heights neighborhood for its designation as a KC Green Neighborhood.


Adopted

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

170903
RESOLUTION - Observing Saturday, November 11, 2017 as Veterans Day in Kansas City, Missouri and honoring those who have served in the United States Armed Forces.


Adopted

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

170904
RESOLUTION - Observing Veteran’s Day and honoring Jesse Cook of American Legion Wayne Miner Post 149.


Adopted

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

170906
RESOLUTION - As a precursor to Veterans Day, City Hall lights up in camouflage pattern on November 9 (the workday before the observed holiday) in observation of the sacrifice of Veterans both during and after their service to the country and declaring this day as Kansas City Camouflage Day (KC Camo Day) to bring awareness to the continued struggle of many veterans as they reintegrate into society.


Adopted

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

170921
RESOLUTION - Urging the President of the United States and the United States Congress to continue the federal Historic Tax Credit program and supporting Historic Kansas City Foundation in the effort to sustain the program.


Adopted

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

170895
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to Accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by Carbondale Apartment Group, LLC for redevelopment of the 601 East Truman Project in the Crossroads Arts PIEA Area.


Received And Filed

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

170896
COMMUNICATION - Notice of lntent to Accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by David Joseph Jones for redevelopment of the 1717 Walnut Project in the Crossroads Arts PIEA Area.


Received And Filed

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

170897
COMMUNICATION - Notice of lntent to Accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by Crossroads East, LLC for redevelopment of the 1700 Locust Project in the Crossroads Arts PIEA Area.


Received And Filed

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

170898
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to Accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by Century Apts., LLC and Century TH, LLC for Redevelopment of the Quinlan Place and Quinlan Row Projects in the Paseo Gateway PIEA Area.


Received And Filed

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

170899
COMMUNICATION - Notice received to the City Clerk regarding a Petition to establish the Metro North Crossing Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

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

170825
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to provide information on the overall state of housing policy at the federal, state and local levels and, based on this information, develop a local five-year policy.


Adopted

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

170884
RESOLUTION - Reaffirming and approving Phase 2 of the N.W. Prairie View Road Relocation Project, north of N.W. 64th Street (45 Highway) of the Industrial Development Authority of the County of Platte County, Missouri, located in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

170883
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Greg and Macaela Foote, Claim No. T1718-0321.


Passed

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

170892
Approving settlement and acceptance of $176,696.18 in a collections lawsuit styled City of Kansas City v. Richard Cloughley, et al, Case No. 1616-CV02988.


Passed

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

170885
Authorizing an amendment to a contract with SFS Architects for approximately $275,615.00 for the design services at the Municipal Court House at 511 E. 11th Street; 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

170852
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 10, Alcoholic Beverages, by repealing Sections 10-181, 10-183, 10-184 and 10-185, licensees and permittees, and enacting in lieu thereof four new sections of like number and subject matter.


Passed as Substituted

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

140917
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area A1 of the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Passed As Second Substitute

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

170865
(Sub.)
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Third Amendment to the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Third Amendment to the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed as Substituted

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

170873
Accepting and approving the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Tenth Amendment to the Parvin Road Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed

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

170874
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area H1 of the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project Area; and authorizing tax increment financing therefore.


Passed

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

170875
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Fifth Amendment to the Antioch Mall Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed

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

170879
Approving the petition to establish the South Bristol Center Community Improvement District; establishing the South Bristol Center Community Improvement generally located on the north side of N.W. Shoal Creek Parkway, N. Summit Street on the west and Missouri 169 Highway on the east in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation to 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

170891
Approving the East Bannister PIEA General Development Plan located across four non-contiguous areas consisting of 59 parcels and totaling 163 acres generally located north of E. Bannister Rd., east of Hillcrest Rd., south of E. 93rd St., and west of the Kansas City Southern Railroad right-of-way (Area 1), north of E. Bannister Rd., east of the Kansas City Southern Railroad right-of-way, west of Blue Ridge Blvd./Old Santa Fe Rd. and E. 91st St. (Area 2), east of Old Santa Fe Rd., south of E. 87th St., and west of Blue Ridge Blvd (Area 3), and at the northeast corner of James A. Reed Rd. and E. Bannister Rd. (Area 4); declaring such areas to be 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 tax abatement (735-S).


Passed

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

170726
Authorizing a $3,887,435.00 contract with Ideker, Inc., to Rehabilitate Overhaul Base Pavements at KCI Airport; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $4,276,179.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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


Failed

170871
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances


Passed

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

170878
Authorizing condemnation and taking of private property in fee simple for public use at 2708 Troost Avenue, located one lot south of the southwest corner of 27th Street and Troost Avenue; incorporating a blight study and 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 Public Works 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.


Passed

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

170881
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a $550,000.00 Cooperative Agreement with Platte County, Missouri for the purpose of the completion of North Northwood Road improvements from N.W. 52nd Street to N.W. 59th Terrace from funds previously appropriated; 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

170886
Estimating revenue in the amount of $1,550,000.00 in the Capital Improvement Fund; appropriating that amount to the Route 152 Trail Segments 3 and 4 accounts; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a funding agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission; authorizing a contract with Pyramid Excavation and Construction, Inc. for approximately $1,369,000.00 for the construction of the Route 152 Trail Segments 3 and 4 projects; 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

170889
Authorizing a $6,632,400.00 construction contract with Foley Company for the Electrical Reliability Improvements at the Water Treatment Plant Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $7,292,400.00; authorizing a $733,846.00 Design Professional Services contract with Black & Veatch Corporation for the Electrical Reliability Improvements at the Water Treatment Plant Project; 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

170890
Authorizing an $8,466,800.00 construction contract with Kissick Construction Company for the Neighborhood Sewer Rehabilitation Brush Creek Project Area 1-East; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $9,314,000.00; authorizing a $1,495,000.00 Design Professional Services Amendment No. 2 to Contract No. 1124 with Alfred Benesch Company for the Neighborhood Sewer Rehabilitation Brush Creek Project Area 1; 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
 
 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 final reading.
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

170887
Approving the First Amendment to the Heart of the City Neighborhood Stabilization Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Lucas) 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

170912
Authorizing the Director of Finance to accept a proposal of Banc of America Public Capital Corp (“BAPCC”) to finance the acquisition of Public Works and Neighborhood and Housing Services Vehicles (“Project”); authorizing the execution of any and all documents and agreements necessary for the financing; estimating revenue and appropriating $8,220,000.00 in the 3230 Fund; designating requisitioning authorities; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts; 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

170915
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City of Kansas City to participate in forming the Kansas City Regional Clean Energy Development Board; and authorizing further actions as may be necessary or desirable to carry out and comply with the intent hereof.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

170918
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 64, Streets, Sidewalks, and Public Places, by repealing Section 64-168 and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which will allow a retail sales-by-drink business that is not a restaurant to also have a sidewalk café permit, will provide for an annual license instead of a calendar year license, and will clarify the fee is not for the inspection; and amending Chapter 18,  Buildings and Building Regulations, by repealing Subsection 18-25(e) and enacting in lieu thereof a new subsection of like number and subject matter which corrects its reference to the Sidewalk Café Ordinance number.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

170919
Amending Chapter 68, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Taxation”, by enacting a new Section 68-450, to extend for 20 years the City’s current 1% sales tax used for capital improvements and to codify dedication of the available annual sales tax receipts with 35% for neighborhood conservation, maintenance and improvements divided equally among Council districts and 65% for capital improvements with at least 25% for street resurfacing, repair, and the construction of complete street facilities; reaffirming the role of the Public Improvements Advisory Committee; providing for submission of this ordinance to the qualified voters of the City for their approval at an election called for Tuesday, April 3, 2018; authorizing and directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of this election; authorizing and directing the City Clerk to notify the Missouri Director of Revenue if the proposal is approved by the voters; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

170917
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to pursue outsourcing for all animal control and shelter operations.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Neighborhoods Committee

170916
Estimating revenue in the amount of $200,000.00 in the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program; appropriating $200,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the HOME Investment Partnerships Program; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into contracts, financing agreements, and loan documents with various entities for acquisition and rehabilitation of affordable multi-family and single family housing units in an amount up to $900,000.00 from HOME funds; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

170905
Rezoning a 4.92 acre tract of land generally located at 10920 N. Ambassador Drive from Districts B3-3 and M2-3 to District UR, and approving a preliminary development plan for the same to allow for a hotel and surface parking lot (14856-UR).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170907
Authorizing the Director of General Services to enter into a Purchase Agreement with the Land Clearance Redevelopment Authority of Kansas City, Missouri to transfer title by special warranty deed to portions of the real property commonly referred to as 1207 Grand Boulevard to LCRA to facilitate redevelopment within the Grand Avenue Office Campus Urban Renewal Area; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and deed.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170908
Declaring a 0.33 acre tract at 629-631 W. 39th Street and a 0.55 acre tract at 3260 Main Street to be blighted and insanitary areas in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority Law and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the Midtown/Plaza Multifamily Infill Urban Renewal Plan. (727-S-6)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170909
RESOLUTION - Approving the preparation and submission of an application to the United States Environmental Protection Agency for a Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund Coalition Grant in the amount of $1,000,000.00; authorizing the City Manager to enter into a coalition with Jackson County, Missouri and the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority; authorizing the City Manager to execute a Memorandum of Agreement among the coalition members establishing the terms of the activities; and authorizing the City Manager to execute and submit the Grant application.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170910
Approving a petition to add real property to the Plaza East Community Improvement District.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170911
Amending Chapter 88, the Zoning and Development Code, and Chapter 75, Vacation of Streets, Alleys, Plats and Easements; creating a new Section 88-560, Vacation of Streets, Alleys and Plats, in order to move and revise portions of Chapter 75 into a new Section 88-560; and creating a new Section 75-1, Release of easements; fees.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170913
Approving the plat of Somerbrook Seventh Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 27.12 acres generally located north of N.E. 111th Street at N. Ditzler Avenue, creating 75 lots for the purpose of constructing single family 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. (SD0641J)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170914
Rezoning approximately 0.61 acres generally located at the southeast corner of N. Main Street and N.E. Cookingham Drive from District B1-1 to District B2-1. (14879-P).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170920
Appropriating $325,000 in the 2160 Parking Garage Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into an agreement with LAZ Parking Limited, LLC for on-street parking and enforcement and meter operations management; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated date.


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.