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Last Published: 8/31/2017 4:40:05 PM
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, JERMAINE REED, KATHERYN SHIELDS, JOLIE JUSTUS, LEE BARNES JR., ALISSIA CANADY, SCOTT TAYLOR, KEVIN MCMANUS
Out:1 - QUINTON LUCAS
 

170674
RESOLUTION - Congratulating ThinkFirst of Greater Kansas City on celebrating 30 years of educating Greater Kansas City youth through traffic safety programs and traumatic injury prevention programs.


Adopted

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

170675
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, 2017.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170676
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Uptown Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2017.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170677
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the InterContinental Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2017.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170678
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Greenway Fields NeighborhoodsCommunity Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2017.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170679
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Independence Avenue Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2017.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Reed) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the resolutions listed on today’s docket as “Resolutions for Same Day Adoption” be presented to Council for consideration for immediate adoption today.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

170683
RESOLUTION - Standing in solidarity with the Greater Houston area and all those impacted by Hurricane Harvey.


Adopted

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

170684
RESOLUTION - Concurring with the appointment of Kelley Martin and the reappointment of CiCi Rojas to the Board of Commissioners of the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

170596
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-2024, Conflict of interest annual report, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter.


Passed

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

170608
Amending Chapter 74, Code of Ordinances, by repealing and reenacting Sections 74-201 and 74-214 for the purpose of implementing statutory revisions to the urban agricultural zone program enacted by the General Assembly.


Passed

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

170593
Amending Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 70-642 relating to vehicles subject to impoundment and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject.


Passed

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

170610
Authorizing condemnation and the taking of a private property interest for public use as a Permanent Easement for Sewer Main and Appurtenances across 7121 Wabash Avenue for a sewer improvement project “Sewer Separation: Diversion Structure 099”, Project No. 81000703, in Jackson County in Kansas City, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations and purchase by the City of Kansas City; 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.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, 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 “Committee Advances” and that these ordinances be advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

170650
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Williams-Wright, et al., v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, et al., Case No. 1616-CV16182.


Passed

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

170654
Approving the plat of Pembrooke Estates-Sixth Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 17.23 acres generally located on the west side of N. Indiana Avenue at future N.E. 92nd Street, creating 39 lots for the purpose of constructing 39 single family homes and 4 tracts for the purpose of private open space and detention; 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. (SD0763G)


Passed

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

170659
Appropriating $600,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Improvement Fund to the Street Resurfacing account; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Held on Docket (9/7/2017)

170645
Approving an amendment to the Amended and Restated Beacon Hill 353 Development Plan for the redevelopment of an approximately 94-acre tract of land generally bounded by 22nd Street on the north, Bruce R. Watkins Drive and The Paseo on the east, 27th Street and approximately 100 feet south of 27th Street at Troost Avenue on the South, and Troost Avenue and approximately 150 feet west of Troost Avenue at 27th Street on the west; approving the assignment of certain development rights with respect to that portion of the redevelopment area known as Tract H, Beacon Hill Northwest Quadrant by Beacon Hill Redevelopment Corporation to and the assumption of such development rights by Beacon Hill Hotel Partners, LLC; releasing Beacon Hill Redevelopment Corporation as it relates to certain development rights with respect to such portion; authorizing execution of a Second Amendment, Assignment and Assumption Agreement and Release among Beacon Hill Redevelopment Corporation, Beacon Hill Hotel Partners, LLC and the City of Kansas City, Missouri; authorizing a partial waiver of the prevailing wage requirements under the Beacon Hill 353 Development Plan and Chapter 74, Code of Ordinances; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Passed

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

170649
Rezoning a 3.36 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of Ward Parkway, west of Wornall Road, from District R-1.5 to District O-2. (14840-P)


Passed

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

170660
Vacating the north/south alley next east of Main Street from the south right-of-way line of E. 19th Street to the north right-of-way line of E. 20th Street and a portion of right-of-way located on the north side of E. 20th Street running from the alley to the west right-of-way line of Walnut Street; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1753-V).


Passed

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

170609
Authorizing an amendment to a Design Professional Services Agreement with Alfred Benesch & Company for approximately $245,777.00 for the Front Street from I-35 to I-435 project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

170611
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute an Airspace Agreement and a Trailway License Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission related to improvements to the Old Tiffany Springs Road Bridge over I-29 and the Route 152 and KCI Corridor Trails; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

170639
Authorizing traffic signal modifications; estimating revenues in the amount of $136,000.00 in the Capital Improvement Funds; appropriating that amount to the 27th Street Fiber Interconnect project; designating requisition authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

170652
Authorizing a contract with Gunter Construction Company for approximately $2,890,000.00 for the 22nd/23rd Street Connector project, Brooklyn Avenue to Chestnut Avenue; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

170664
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a construction contract with Mega Industries Corporation for construction of a public parking lot at 18th and Lydia; authorizing the expenditure of $1,600,000.00 by the Director of City Planning and Development; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

170646
Rezoning an area of approximately 1.48 acres generally located at the southeast corner of E. 8th Street and Paseo from Districts R-0.5 and B3-2 to District UR and approving a development plan that serves as a preliminary plat to allow for three multi-family residential buildings with 57 units and a surface parking lot. (14836-UR)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

170647
Rezoning an area of approximately 0.59 acres generally located at the southwest corner of E. 8th Street and Woodland Avenue from Districts B4-2 and B3-2 to District UR, and approving a development plan that serves as a preliminary plat to allow for two multi-family residential buildings with 22 units and a surface parking lot. (14839-UR)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

170648
Rezoning a 2.2 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of N. Pomona Avenue and N.W. 105th Street from District B3-3 to District M2-3, to allow for auxiliary parking. (10015-P-15).


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

170682
Accepting and approving two twelve-month contracts in the amounts of $321,420.00 and $184,718.00 with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for the City’s Public Health Preparedness and Cities Readiness programs.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

170667
RESOLUTION - Amending the Swope Area Plan for an approximately 0.58 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of Flora Avenue and E. 86th Street by changing the recommended land use from residential low to mixed use neighborhood. (747-S).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170668
Approving the plat of Scholars Row, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, on approximately 0.6 acres generally located along Troost Avenue and south of E. 55th Street, creating 1 lot for the purpose of constructing 50 residential units; 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. (SD1565)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170669
Rezoning an area of about 0.58 acres generally located at the northeast corner of Flora Avenue and E. 86th Street from Districts R-6 and M3-5 to B1-1. (14834-P).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170670
Approving real property tax abatement for improvements on real property located at 7310 N.W. Tiffany Springs Parkway within Enhanced Enterprise Zone 1, Kansas City, Missouri, 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

170671
Approving the 27th and Troost PIEA Development Plan, and declaring the area generally located at the northeast corner of 27th and Troost as blighted and insanitary and in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Authority (PIEA) Law 100.300-100.620. (139-S-10)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170672
Approving the plat of Trails of Brentwood Fourth Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 13.52 acres generally located near N. McKinley Avenue and N.E. 103rd Street, creating 34 lots for the purpose of constructing single family homes and 3 tracts 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. (SD1156O)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170680
Approving the plat of Tiffany Lakes – 4th Plat, an addition in Platte County, Missouri, on approximately 17.56 acres generally located at N. Hull Avenue and N.W. 110th Street, creating 39 lots for the purpose of constructing 39 single family homes and 3 tracts; 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. (SD0864E)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170681
Approving a development plan in Districts R-10 and R-80, on about 9 acres generally located on the west side of Phelps Road, approximately 360 feet south of E. 51st Street, to allow for two (2) principal structures on one lot. (14831-P).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Reed Move To Introduce

170685
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a three-year lease agreement with Ethnic Art Interiors, LLC for the purpose of an art gallery, art studio and custom framing business with ancillary retail sales located at 1516 E. 18th Street Kansas City, Missouri 64108 located in the 18th & Vine Historic District.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee
 
 Councilmember Reed Move To Introduce

170686
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a five-year lease agreement with one five-year renewal option with The Directors Cut, LLC for the purpose of a barber shop business located at 1708 E. 18th Street Kansas City, Missouri 64108 located in the 18th & Vine Historic District.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee
 
 Councilmember McManus (Second by Taylor) Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

170687
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to engage with regional partners to develop and recommend a comprehensive strategy aimed at decreasing the negative impact of flooding along the Indian Creek, Blue River corridor, Brush Creek, Town Fork Creek, and Line Creek and its tributaries as well as other flood prone areas in Kansas City.  


Councilmember McManus (Second by Taylor) Move to Adopt

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


Adopted

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