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Last Published: 4/14/2016 10:53:57 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
 

160244
RESOLUTION - Honoring the City Planning and Development and Parks and Recreation Departments and the City Architect’s Office staff for receiving various Historic KC awards recognizing the departments’ impact on preservation efforts in Kansas City. 


Adopted

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

160246
RESOLUTION - Honoring the Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault as an invaluable resource in Kansas City and recognizing the first Wednesday in April as Start by Believing Day.


Adopted

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

160255
RESOLUTION - Recognition of “National Crime Victims’ Rights Week”, April 10-16, 2016.


Adopted

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

160258
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the Kansas City Broadway Series for fostering Broadway in Kansas City by promoting a vibrant and successful art scene and hereby declare April 7, 2016, to be “Kinky Boots Day” in the City of Kansas City.


Adopted

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

160261
RESOLUTION - Recognizing Jackson County CASA’s role of advocating for the most vulnerable citizens, abused and neglected children and declaring April 14, 2016, as Light of Hope 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

160264
RESOLUTION - Declaring April, 2016, as Fair Housing Month in Kansas City, Missouri,


Adopted

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

160243
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Greenway Fields Neighborhood Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2017.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160245
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and Council from the City Manager regarding the Request for Expenditure of Funds. The City Manager's Office has accepted no funding requests for the month of March, 2016..


Received And Filed

160248
COMMUNICATION - March 2016 - Accepting various deeds and easements in Clay County, Missouri; requesting the City Manager approve the acceptance; 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 Clay County, Missouri.


Received And Filed

160249
COMMUNICATION - March 2016 - Accepting various deeds and easements in Platte County, Missouri; requesting the City Manager approve the acceptance; 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 Platte County, Missouri.


Received And Filed

160250
COMMUNICATION - March 2016 - Accepting various deeds and easements in Jackson County, Missouri; requesting the City Manager approve the acceptance; 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

160259
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Ward Parkway Center Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2015.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160179
Approving the plat of Silverbrooke Pool Tract, an addition in Platte County, Missouri, generally located at the northeast corner of North Green Hills Road and Northwest 76th Terrace; 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. (SD1263D)


Passed

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

160180
Approving the plat of Silverbrooke – Phase 2A, an addition in Platte County, Missouri, generally located on the east side of North Green Hills Road, extending North Adrian Avenue to connect to Northwest 76th Terrace; 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. (SD1263E)


Passed

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

160208
Approving the plat of Dollar General – Raytown Road, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, generally located at Raytown Road and E. 87th Street; 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. (SD1525A)


Passed

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

160165
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 60, Code of Ordinances, entitled Sewers and Sewage Disposal by repealing Sections 60-2, 60-3, 60-4 and 60-191 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter and enacting a new Section 60-9, that adjusts charges for sewer service and imposes a one percent payment in lieu of taxes upon the City Sewer Fund’s gross revenues derived from sewer services to the City’s residential and commercial customers to be paid to the General Fund and charged to the residential and commercial customers; and establishing an effective date.


Passed as Substituted

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

160166
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 78, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Water” by repealing Sections 78-5, 78-6, 78-8, 78-9, 78-10, 78-16, 78-20, 78-25, and 78-28 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter and enacting a new Section 78-11, that adjust charges for water service and impose a one percent payment in lieu of taxes upon the City Water Fund’s gross revenues derived from water services to the City’s residential and commercial customers to be paid to the General Fund and charged to the residential and commercial customers; and establishing an effective date.


Passed as Substituted

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

160210
Authorizing the City Manager to execute an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Land Bank of Kansas City, Missouri to support and undertake administrative and operational staffing and other services on behalf of the Land Bank.


Passed

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

160160
Approving an amendment to a previously approved community unit project plan in District R-1b on approximately a 132 acre tract of land generally located on either side of N. Cosby Avenue (N.W. 62nd Terrace) between 45 Highway (N.W. 64th Street) on the north and N.W. 56th Street on the south by removing about 1.37 acres, also known as Forest Ridge Estates Tract B, generally located on the west side of N. Cosby Avenue about 500 feet south of N.W. 63rd Street from the plan. (5857-P-53)


Passed

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

160188
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Declaring and reaffirming that a .52 acre tract of land generally located at 2100 Wyandotte Street is a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority Law, and the approval of the Arterra 21/2100 Wyandotte Urban Renewal Plan. (715-S)


Adopted as Substituted

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 “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

160233
Authorizing a $1,089,758.00 professional, specialized or technical services contract with Ancor Information Management LLC d/b/a Utilitec for the Water Bill Printing and Mail Services Project; and authorizing four successive one-year renewal options without further City Council approval.


Passed

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

160234
Estimating revenue in the amount of $1,050,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating $1,600,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund for repairs to the Bartle Hall Sky Station; authorizing a contract with A. Zahner Company in the amount of $1,300,000.00, 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

160235
(Sub.)
Approving contracts with various agencies in the amount of $1,349,800.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund.


Failed

Ayes: 6 - Wagner, Hall, Shields, Justus, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 4 - Loar, Lucas, Reed, Canady

160236
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services and the Director of Parks Department to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement to facilitate the transfer of properties from the Kansas City Public Schools to the City of up to five closed school sites that could be used for parkland, recreational purposes, future housing development or for such other purposes the parties agree upon.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Hall

160026
Approving the second amendment to the development plan of Oak Street Redevelopment Corporation for the redevelopment of an area bounded by Truman Road (15th Street), Oak Street, 17th Street, and a portion of Grand Avenue and McGee Street; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Held on Docket (4/21/2016)

160039
Deleting approximately 0.77 acres from an existing 6.7 acre development plan currently zoned UR (Urban Redevelopment District) and thereby leaving the remaining UR development plan intact, said deleted area located about 100 feet south of E. 16th Street between Grand Boulevard and McGee Street. (12849-UR-1)


Held on Docket (4/21/2016)

160040
Rezoning an area of approximately 1.2 acres generally located south of E. 16th Street between Grand Boulevard and McGee Street from Districts B4-5 and UR to District DX-10 (Downtown Mixed Use, Dash 10), and approving a development plan for a church, parking and grounds, which plan also serves as a preliminary plat. (14619-P and 14619-P-1)


Held on Docket (4/21/2016)

160237
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Tenth Amendment to the Briarcliff West Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Tenth Amendment to the Briarcliff West Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed

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

160238
(Sub.)
Amending Ordinance No. 911393 by repealing and reenacting Sections 3 and 6 for the purposes of revising the legal description of, and renaming, Redevelopment Project No. X of the Briarcliff West Tax Increment Financing Plan, as amended, and making the text consistent with the governing statute; and directing the City Clerk to transmit a copy of this ordinance.


Passed as Substituted

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

160239
(Sub.)
Amending Ordinance No. 970714 by repealing and reenacting Sections 2 and 4 for the purposes of revising the legal description of, and renaming, Project No. XVI of the Briarcliff West Tax Increment Financing Plan, as amended, and making the text consistent with the governing statute; and directing the City Clerk to transmit a copy of this ordinance.


Passed as Substituted

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

160240
(Sub.)
Amending Ordinance No. 970715 by repealing and reenacting Sections 2 and 4 for the purposes of revising the legal description of, and renaming, Project No. XVII of the Briarcliff West Tax Increment Financing Plan, as amended, and making the text consistent with the governing statute; and directing the City Clerk to transmit a copy of this ordinance.


Passed as Substituted

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

160241
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Second Amendment to the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Second Amendment to the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, 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 third reading.
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160230
(Sub.)
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, relating to the Classification and Compensation Plan, by repealing Sections 2-1075, 2-1076, 2-1077, 2-1078, 2-1079, 2-1080, 2-1086, 2-1100 and 2-1117 which authorizes our job classification and pay system for the next fiscal year, and enacting in lieu thereof sections of like numbers providing for annual maintenance of the system and incorporating Local 3808 collective bargaining provisions and establishing an effective date.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

160232
Authorizing a $325,000.00 professional, specialized or technical services contract with Mid America Assistance Coalition for the Low Income Assistance Program Project; and authorizing three successive one-year renewal options without further City Council approval.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

160227
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to explore available options and best practices to address the use and removal of paint markings on the City’s right-of-way.


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

160254
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-1268 relating to death benefits and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160256
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Kansas City Power & Light, Claim No. T1516-1173.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160257
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Kansas City Power & Light, Claim No. T1516-0231.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160268
RESOLUTION - Expressing the City Council’s desire to transition management of workers’ compensation claims processing and payment to the City’s Healthcare System Trust, on or before July 1, 2016, and authorizing the Healthcare System Trust, working with the City Manager, to take the necessary steps to implement such changes.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160260
Estimating revenue and appropriating $500,000.00 in the HOME Investment Fund; authorizing a contract with Westside Housing Organization, Inc. to acquire, rehabilitate, and sell/rent houses to low income persons in the Manheim Park Target Area from HOME Investment Partnerships Program funding approved in the 2013 One Year Action Plan; authorizing a contract amendment with Westside Housing Organization, Inc.; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to N&PS and Housing Joint Committee

160251
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 2 of the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160252
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project 3 of the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160262
Approving a Kansas City Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund program loan application in an amount not to exceed $504,853.00 for the Hardesty Renaissance Economic Development Corporation, authorizing the Director of City Development to execute the necessary loan documents and authorizing further acts.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160263
Authorizing the Director of the City Planning and Development Department to accept supplemental funds from the United States Environmental Protection Agency for the Kansas City Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund program in the amount of $475,000.00, estimating and appropriating $475,000.00 in the Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund account and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160265
Approving a development plan in District B3-3 on about 7 acres generally located at southeast corner of Missouri Route 152 and N. Green Hills Road to allow for 22,000 square foot office/ retail development on four (4) lots. (14466-P-1)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160247
Authorizing a License Agreement with Google Inc., to install and maintain a wireless digital data communications.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

160253
Authorizing a Lease Agreement between the City and Enterprise Leasing Company of KS, LLC, for the storage and staging of its vehicle wholesale inventory at the Kansas City International Airport.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

160267
Estimating revenue in the amount of $1,395,256.00 in the Capital Improvement Fund; appropriating that amount to the Route 152 Trail Segment 8 and 9 account; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute an amended and restated funding agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission; authorizing a contract with _______ for approximately $________ for Route 152 Trail Segments 8 and 9, Fed No. STP-3400 (437); designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Reed) Move To Introduce

160269
Authorizing execution of a contract in an amount not to exceed $3,960,000.00 with the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri, for the purpose of providing funds for certain development and redevelopment activities.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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