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Last Published: 4/30/2020 5:54:56 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - QUINTON LUCAS
Present:11 - KEVIN O'NEILL, HEATHER HALL, TERESA LOAR, DAN FOWLER, BRANDON ELLINGTON, MELISSA ROBINSON, KATHERYN SHIELDS, ERIC BUNCH, RYANA PARKS-SHAW, ANDREA BOUGH, KEVIN MCMANUS
Excused:1 - LEE BARNES JR.
 
 
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200327
RESOLUTION - Honoring and recognizing City Attorney Cecilia Abbott on her retirement from the Office of the City Attorney after 30 years of dedicated service to the City.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200094
(Sub.)
Stating the intent of the City Council to finance the Kansas City North Sports Complex project in an amount not to exceed $25,200,000; establishing Fund No. 3441, the Special Obligation Series 2021A Fund; estimating revenue and appropriating $25,200,000 in Fund No. 3441 the Special Obligation Series 2021A Fund; approving a plan of finance and term sheet for the Kansas City North Sports Complex project; designating requisitioning authorities; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion; and declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from the bond proceeds for certain expenditures.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 9 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 3 - Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw

200310
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to conduct a study of the increase in domestic violence in Kansas City because of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200241
Approving the termination of the 23rd & Jarboe Urban Renewal Plan.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200242
Approving an amendment to the Manheim Park Urban Renewal Plan for the purpose of extending its duration for an additional fifteen-year term.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200243
Approving an amendment to the 16th & Jefferson Urban Renewal Plan for the purpose of extending its duration for an additional five-year term.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200282
Declaring certain real property generally located in the Beacon Hill Redevelopment Area in Kansas City, Missouri, 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 accordance with City regulations, to later convey it and to execute related documents to complete the transfer of the real property to continue development of the Beacon Hill project.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200284
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute a limited term contract with Stephen D. Reynolds in an amount not to exceed $87,962.00 for a TIF housing program manager position with funds appropriated in the 2020-21 Annual Budget.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200286
Declaring certain real property generally located in the Marlborough Neighborhood Revitalization Area, Kansas City, Missouri, surplus to the City's needs; and authorizing the Director of General Services to offer the sale of the City’s interest in this real property in accordance with City regulations, to later convey it, and execute related documents to complete the transfer of the real property to continue development of the mixed-income housing in the project area.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200309
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to make recommendations to the City’s existing CID policy to address recently proposed community improvement districts and the City’s general oversight role; directing the City Manager to engage public stakeholders to inform his recommendations; directing the City Manager to recommend a comprehensive and consolidated CID policy; and directing the City Manager to present his recommendations to City Council by September 1, 2020.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember McManus (Second by Fowler) 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 are advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200296
Authorizing the Director of Health to execute a limited term contract in an amount not to exceed $26,260.68 for a Quality and Housing Assistant Manager to provide oversight and technical assistance to the HIV Services Program.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200302
Authorizing the City Attorney to execute a Limited Term Contract in the amount of $37,960.00 for a part time domestic violence prosecuting attorney.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200304
Authorizing the Director of Human Relations Department to execute a renewal of a Limited Term Contract (LTC) in the amount of $22,000.00 for a Section 3 Assistant.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200305
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to enter into a $5,000.00 Amendment No. 3 with Genovevo T. Chávez Ortíz, Ed.D (Dr. Gene Chávez), for curatorial and educational professional services at the Kansas City Museum for a total contract amount of $50,250.00.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200306
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to enter into a $10,000.00 Amendment No. 2 with Oralee McKinzy, for educational professional services at the Kansas City Museum for a total contract amount of $25,000.00.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200307
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to enter into a $30,000.00 Amendment No. 1 with Engage and Connect, LLC, for educational professional services at the Kansas City Museum for a total contract amount of $65,000.00.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200314
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to enter into a $52,000.00 limited term contract for the Resident Engagement Officer to help improve efficiency, save money, and engage residents to help maintain the park system.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200297
Authorizing a $26,347.00 Specialized Purchase Contract with OW Investors, LLC dba MARS Company for the Large-Meter Test Bench Service Agreement, Renewal 2; and authorizing two successive one-year renewal options without further City Council approval.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200298
Estimating revenue in the amount of $350,000.00; authorizing a $160,000.00 one-year contract with Farmers National Company for farm management services at Kansas City International Airport; and authorizing the expenditure of previously appropriated funds.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200299
Authorizing a $100,000.00 2-year contract with BKD for GASB Statement 87 Lease Compliance Consulting Services for Annual CAFR Reporting at Kansas City International Airport; and authorizing the expenditure of previously appropriated funds.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200285
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department to enter into a contract with UMKC Department of Architecture, Urban Planning and Design, in the amount of $39,994.95 from funds previously appropriated in the General Fund to prepare a survey of housing stock in an effort to remediate blight, to assist the CCED Board with strategic planning and to subcontract with a neighborhood or community-based group to facilitate neighborhood input in the selection of development opportunities for affordable multi-family housing units.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200303
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into a contract with Legal Aid of Western Missouri in the amount of $846,792.00 for legal services.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200308
Authorizing the Director of Health to execute six limited term contracts in an amount not to exceed $220,800.00 for six Aim4Peace staff positions consisting of a Hospital Case Manager, four Community Health Workers, and a Community Engagement Liaison; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 7 - Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 5 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington

200300
Appropriating $91,000.00 in the HOME Investment Fund from program income funds previously collected; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute a contract with the Mattie Rhodes Center for construction of an affordable single-family unit; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200311
Accepting and approving a $299,967.00 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to provide medical care and support services as it relates to COVID-19 for persons living with HIV/AIDS in the Kansas City area; estimating and appropriating $299,967.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund;; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200312
Authorizing the Director of Health to enter into a contract with Northland Health Care Access to provide mental health services in the Kansas City, Missouri area.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200269
(Sub.)
Authorizing an $800,000.00 Professional, Specialized or Technical Services contract with Mid-America Assistance Coalition for the Low Income Assistance Program; appropriating $300,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance, Account No. 8010, the Water Fund; and authorizing three successive one-year renewal options without further City Council approval.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember McManus (Second by Ellington) 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: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Fowler

200301
Estimating revenues and appropriating $472,000.00 in the Water Fund No. 8010 for the Water Main Replacement at the Old Armco Steel Site on Wilson Road (Project); authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend a maximum amount of $472,000.00 for the Project; and designating the Director of Water Services as requisitioning authority for various accounts.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember McManus (Second by Fowler) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
 
Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200319
Authorizing the Director of the Convention and Entertainment Facilities Department to enter into a three (3) month agreement extension with Aramark Sports and Entertainment Services, LLC (Aramark) for food and beverage concessions services at the Convention and Entertainment Facilities to complete the RFP process and negotiate a new contract due to delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic at Convention and Entertainment Facilities.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200322
Estimating revenue and appropriating $176,396.31 in the Domestic Violence Grants Fund; authorizing the City Manager to accept a two year grant in the amount of $176,396.31 from the Missouri Department of Public Safety; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200323
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Shewan Mekuria v. City of Kansas City, Case No. 2016-CV05943.BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200329
Estimating revenue in the amount $1,000,000.00 in the Special Obligation Series 2021A Bond Fund; appropriating that amount to the Convention Center Garage account; declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from the bond proceeds for certain expenditures; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200320
Accepting and approving a $3,397,441.00 amendment for a total contract amount of $4,287,624.00 to the one-year grant award agreement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to provide additional funding for the Ryan White Part A and Minority AIDS Initiative services; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200321
Approving a development plan in District M1-5 on an approximately 9.53 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of Topping Avenue and Winner Road for the expansion of Gateway Packaging. (CD-CPC-2020-00032)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200317
Authorizing an $801,029.00 Design Professional Services Contract with Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc., for the Todd Creek Facility Plan Update project.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

200318
Authorizing a $589,000.00 Design Professional Services Contract with George Butler Associates, Inc., for the Inflow and Infiltration (I/I) Reduction: Northern Basin Project 1.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

200328
Releasing an easement in Jackson County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record the release.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

200330
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to present to the Transportation, Infrastructure, and Operations Committee information related to all bids submitted in response to the procurement of contracts for the new terminal at the Kansas City International Airport.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

200324
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from Broadway Area Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget covering fiscal year 2020 (May 1, 2020 through April 30, 2021).

200325
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from Main Street Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget covering fiscal year 2020 (May 1, 2020 through April 30, 2021).

200326
COMMUNICATION - Notice received to the City Clerk regarding a Petition to Establish the Pioneer Plaza Community Improvement District.
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
 1. Closed Session • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 1 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss legal matters, litigation, or privileged communications with attorneys; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 2 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss real estate; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsections 3 and 13 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss personnel matters; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 9 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss employee labor negotiations; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 11 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss specifications for competitive bidding; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 12 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss sealed bids or proposals; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 17 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss confidential or privileged communications with auditors; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsections 20 and 21 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss security systems for operation of a computer system or computer network.
 
 2. Members of the City Council may attend this meeting via videoconference. The public can observe this meeting at the links provided below. The city provides several ways for residents to watch City Council meetings: • Livestream on the city’s website at www.kcmo.gov/clerk: Quick Links, Video on Demand, Click on “View” for desired meeting • Livestream on the city’s YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hOuBIg4fok • Watch Channel 2 on your cable system. The channel is available through Time Warner Cable (channel 2 or 98.2), AT&T U-verse (channel 99 then select Kansas City) and Google Fiber on Channel 142.
 
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