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Last Published: 10/15/2015 4:17:35 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
 

150826
RESOLUTION - Honoring Eugene Thatcher on his retirement after 28 years 4 months 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

150830
RESOLUTION - Honoring Burnette Williams on his retirement after 15 years 1 month 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

150847
RESOLUTION - Honoring Dr. Paul Kinder of the North Kansas City School District, Dr. Jeremy Tucker and Dr. Steve Lumetta of the Liberty School District, and declaring October 7, 2015, "International Walk to School Day" in Kansas City, Missouri


Adopted

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

150854
RESOLUTION - Declaring Saturday October 10, 2015, as Kansas City’s 18th and Vine Jazz and Blues Festival in Kansas City.


Adopted

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

150856
RESOLUTION - Celebrating the accomplishments of Kansas City’s first Techweek, September 14 -20, 2015.


Adopted

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

150857
RESOLUTION - Declaring October 2015 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.


Adopted

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

150788
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E42071-E42072


Received And Filed

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

150810
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E42073-E42074


Received And Filed

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

150811
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E42079-E42080


Received And Filed

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

150812
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E42081-E42085


Received And Filed

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

150842
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Westport Community Improvement District I regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2015.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150843
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Westport Community Improvement District II regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2015.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150845
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATION E42092


Received And Filed

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

150853
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to Accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by KM-THE REALTY 5, LLC for redevelopment of the Green Village Project in the Green Village PIEA Area.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by McManus) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the resolutions listed on today’s docket as “Resolutions for Same Day Adoption” with the exception of resolution 150867 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

150858
RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Lori Cogan and Carrie Wimberley as Successor Directors of the Ward Parkway Community Improvement District.


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 resolutions 150867 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

150867
RESOLUTION - Appointing replacement public directors, Russ Johnson and Susan Ford Robertson to the Kansas City Streetcar Authority.


Adopted

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

150794
Accepting and approving a $19,069.00 grant from Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services in cooperation with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to enable local public health agencies to bill commercial health insurance carriers for immunization service fees; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

150795
Accepting and approving a one-year $107,851.00 grant award agreement from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, to provide funding for a social marketing campaign that supports the care and prevention goals in the United States of reaching HIV positive African Americans lost to care and that re-engages them back into care services.


Passed

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

150679
Determining that the Civic Mall Tax Increment Financing Plan is making satisfactory progress under the time schedule proposed within the plan for completion.


Passed

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

150683
Determining that the River Market Tax Increment Financing Plan is making satisfactory progress under the time schedule proposed within the plan for completion.


Passed

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

150797
Approving an amendment to a Chapter 80 plan at 94th and North Oak Trafficway to allow for additional monument signage. (9463-P-25)


Passed

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

150798
Approving a final plan in District M-P (Planned Industrial District) on approximately an 8.4 acre tract of land within an existing M-P district plan of 33.4 acres generally located on the north side of N.E. 33rd Terrace, approximately 120 feet west of NE. Chouteau Trafficway. (13000-P-5)


Passed

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

150799
Rezoning a 3.6 acre site generally located on the south side of I-70, between Manchester Trafficway on the west and I-435 on the east, from District R-7.5 to District M1-5. (11251-P-3)


Passed

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

150833
RESOLUTION - Amending the Proposed Land Use Plan within the Westport Planning Area Plan by changing the recommended land use on a 4.6 acre tract of land, generally located south of E. 38th Street, west of Gillham Road, north of E. 39th Street and east of Warwick Boulevard from Public and Semi Public land use to commercial. (132-S-43)


Adopted

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

150844
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to identify funding in an amount of $2,052,000.00 for improvements to Parade Park; authorizing an application to the Missouri Development Finance Board for the preliminary authorization of state tax credits in the amount not to exceed $4,000,000.00 to support the Urban Youth Baseball Academy project; and authorizing the Director of Economic Development to execute a tax credit agreement with the Missouri Development Finance Board in connection with the tax credits.


Adopted

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

150817
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Antoine Moody v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, et al., Case No. 1316-CV03362.


Passed

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

150838
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Maxus Properties, Claim No. T1415-1260A.


Passed

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

150840
Amending the 2015 One Year Action Plan; estimating revenue and appropriating $600,000.00 of federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to the City Minor Home Repair Program; authorizing submission of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for its consideration; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

150834
Rezoning a 4.6 acre tract of land generally located south of E. 38th Street, west of Gillham Road, north of E. 39th Street and east of Warwick Boulevard from Districts R 1.5, R-5, B 1-1, and B 3-2 to District MPD, and approving a development plan for various commercial and residential uses. (14560-MPD)


Passed

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


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

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.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

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.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

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.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

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


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

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.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

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.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

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)


Add to Consent Docket

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)


Add to Consent Docket

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)


Add to Consent Docket

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)


Add to Consent Docket

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)


Add to Consent Docket

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)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

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)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

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)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Justus) 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.

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.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

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.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

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.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

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.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

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.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150850
Determining that the 19th Terrace & Central Tax Increment Financing Plan is making satisfactory progress under the time schedule proposed within the plan for completion.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

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.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

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


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

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)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

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)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150866
Approving real property tax abatement for improvements on real property located at 13800 Wyandotte, Kansas City, Missouri, within Enhanced Enterprise Zone 2; and directing the City Clerk to provide a copy of this Ordinance to the Director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

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


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

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


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

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.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

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.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

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.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Justus) Move To Introduce

150868
RESOLUTION - Appointing Keith R. Ludwig as a Judge of the Kansas City Municipal Division of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Court of Missouri.


Adopted

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