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Last Published: 6/18/2015 5:03:27 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:11 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, COKETHEA HILL, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Out:1 - RUSS JOHNSON
Excused:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
 

150480
RESOLUTION - Honoring Pearline G. McFall upon her retirement after 19 1/2 years of service to the citizens of Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

150482
RESOLUTION - Celebrating Merley McMurry on her retirement from Kansas City Power & Light.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

150491
RESOLUTION - Recognizing National Council of La Raza as they hold their 2015 Annual Conference and honoring their dedication to increasing educational opportunities, improving achievement, and promoting equity in outcomes for Latinos throughout the educational pipeline, from early childhood through K-12 education.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

150484
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 62821 Through 62834


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

150495
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the Curators of the University of Missouri to the City Clerk regarding a Petition for the creation of the 51st & Oak Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

150496
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Shoal Creek Valley Community Improvement District regarding their notice of replacement directors.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150432
(Sub.)
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, “Classification and Compensation Plan,” by repealing Section 2-1104, Special leave, and enacting a new section of like number and subject matter that establishes a paid parental leave policy for eligible employees.


Councilmember Sharp (Second by Ford) Move To Hold On Docket

Seconded by Councilmember Ford
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0


Held on Docket (6/25/2015)

150447
Amending Chapter 3, Code of Ordinances by repealing Sections 3-3, Contract solicitation, 3-7, Contract solicitation waivers; ordinances, 3-41, Contract authorization, 3-61, Tax Clearance, 3-91, Escalation of dollar limits, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like numbers and subject matters that codify the automatic adjustment to contracting dollar thresholds by the consumer price index and moving the adjustment date to reflect the new council election date.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

140823
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 74, Code of Ordinances, by repealing and reenacting Section 74-57, Delegation of Authority, for the purpose of requiring that development agreements contain a provision allowing the assignment to and assumption by City of certain rights, duties, interests and obligations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri; enacting new Sections 74-62, Administrative Costs, and 74-63, Special Allocation Fund, for the purposes of addressing administrative costs to be reimbursed and the housing of the special allocation fund within the City; and estimating and appropriating $250,000 for the purposes of funding the existing accounting and financial reporting services through the end of the current fiscal year.


Councilmember Ford (Second by Wagner) Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Wagner
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0


Councilmember Ford (Second by Wagner) Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Wagner
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted and Amended

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

140826
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to work with the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri and the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri to develop and implement a plan for transferring to the City the accounting and financial reporting services provided to the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri subject to certain conditions; and authorizing the execution of certain agreements.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

150417
Determining that the Americana Hotel Tax Increment Financing Plan is making satisfactory progress under the time schedule proposed within the plan for completion.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

150466
RESOLUTION - Amending the Country Club Area Plan by changing the recommended land use on about 2.84 acres generally located on the south side of W. 51st Street between Brookside Boulevard and Oak Street from institutional to mixed use community. (260-S-11).


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

150467
RESOLUTION - Amending the Plaza Urban Design and Development plan for the future development and redevelopment of the 2.84 acres area generally located on the south side of W. 51st Street between Brookside Boulevard and Oak Street, by changing the recommended land use from “No Recommended Rezoning” to “Limited Redevelopment with Specific Guidelines.” (225-S-26)


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

150475
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Greater Downtown Area Plan for an area of approximately 3 acres generally located north of W. 16th Street, west of Baltimore Avenue, south of W. Truman Road and east of Wyandotte Street by changing the recommended maximum building height of 130 feet and FAR 10 to “no maximum height and FAR 15.” (675-S-5)


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

150463
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Reaffirming the City Council’s commitment to the proper allocation of direct and indirect project costs associated with the City’s capital improvement construction processes; re-defining project management costs for the City; and withdrawing the requirement of City Council approval of all project management costs in excess $271,000.00 per project.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Wagner) 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: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

150470
Repealing and reenacting various provisions of Chapter 2, Chapter 70, and Chapter 74 of the Code of Ordinances to clarify the City Auditor’s responsibilities and to amend the bond requirements of certain city officials.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

150474
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a five-year license agreement with Historic Northeast Events, for the purpose of place making and public art space for a period of five years.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

150462
Approving the plat of KCPD East Patrol Campus, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; vacating a portion of various streets and a portion of various alleys; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1467)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

150451
Waiving a requirement of Section 88-405-10-N.1, Code of Ordinances, in connection with the final plat of Riverfront Apartments, an addition in Clay County, Missouri.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

150461
Rezoning an area of approximately 2.84 acres generally located south of E. 51st Street between Oak Street and Brookside Boulevard from District B3-2 to District MPD, and approving a development plan for a multistory structure containing a grocery store, retail sales, offices, residential uses and parking. (14555-MPD)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

150468
Amending Ordinance No. 150193 to clarify the extent of the vacation of right of way in Section 3 of said ordinance; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

150476
Declaring certain real property within the Final Plat of 2001 Main to be surplus to the needs of City; authorizing the Director of the General Services Department to convey these surplus parcels to the Tax Increment Financing Commission; and authorizing the execution of related documents. 


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

150452
Amending Chapter 60 of the Code of Ordinances, entitled “Sewers and Sewage Disposal” by adding Article VII, Sections 60-349 through 60-361; amending Chapter 52, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Parking Stations” by repealing Sections 52-32, 52-34, 52-35, and 52-36 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter; amending Chapter 18, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Buildings and Building Regulations” by repealing Section 18-125 and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter; and establishing an effective date.


Councilmember Sharp (Second by Wagner) Move To Hold On Docket

Seconded by Councilmember Wagner
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0


Held on Docket (6/25/2015)

150469
Authorizing the Director of the Water Services Department to enter into an option agreement with KCRT, L.L.C., in an amount not to exceed $1,100,000.00 and to execute ancillary documents all related to the real property acquisition of 1720 Wabash Avenue.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

150471
Authorizing a Design Professional Services Contract for $800,600.00 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: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor
Nays: 2 - Reed, Sharp

150472
Authorizing an approximately $8,325,000.00 construction contract with Havens Construction Company, Inc. and a $650,000.00 Design Professional Services Amendment No. 1 with George Butler Associates, Inc., for the Blue River South Areas 1 and 2 Inflow and Infiltration (I/I) Reduction Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $12,650,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 1 - Reed

150473
Authorizing a Construction contract for $2,600,000.00 with Hettinger Excavating, LLC, for the replacement of water mains in the area of Donnelly Avenue to Raytown Road, Ruskin Way to High Grove Road; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $2,860,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

150478
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a Cooperative Agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission for streetscape improvements along 20th Street from Southwest Boulevard to Grand; estimating revenue in the amount of $800,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the 20th Street Streetscape account; authorizing a contract with Musselman & Hall Contractors for approximately $2,896,000.00 for the 20th Street Streetscape project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of approximately $3,216,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Ford (Second by Wagner) 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 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

150477
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 70-131 relating to the offense of driving with a suspended or revoked license and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 Councilmember Ford (Second by Wagner) 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. Excluding 150489
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

150485
Estimating and appropriating $9,324,471.00 in the 3433 Fund, the Series 2015B Bond Fund; designating requisitioning authority; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion; declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from bond proceeds for certain expenditures; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150487
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a mutual termination and release agreement with The Junior College District of Metropolitan Kansas City, Missouri (“MCC”) for the lease of City property located at 2700 E. 18th Street, commonly known as “Pioneer College” (“the Premises”); approving various assignment agreements with current subtenants of MCC on the Premises; and authorizing the Director of General Services to execute an assignment, assumption and release agreement with CCTMO, LLC and MCC regarding the lease of cell tower space on the Premises.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150486
Accepting and approving a $10,600.00 grant from Children’s Mercy Hospital to implement a Healthy Lifestyle Initiative Program in Kansas City; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

150488
Amending the 2014 and 2015 One Year Action Plans and authorizing submittal of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration to permit additional public facility funding and amend the budget in support of the Linwood YMCA and the Palestine Senior Center projects; estimating revenue and appropriations in the amount of $600,000.00 in the Community Development Block Grant Fund; and authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to execute the contracts.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

150490
Approving and authorizing the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners to accept from the Land Bank of Kansas City, Missouri, four unimproved lots located at 8122 Olive Street, 8201 Brooklyn Avenue, 8207 Brooklyn Avenue and 8209 Brooklyn Avenue which will expand Marlborough Park.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

150481
Approving a development plan in District AG-R on approximately 70.648 acres generally located at the northwest corner of N. Robinhood Lane and N.W. 128th Street. (14515-P-1)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150489
RESOLUTION - Authorizing the City Manager to execute the petition to establish the Kansas City Convention Center Headquarter Hotel Community Improvement District.


Councilmember Ford (Second by Wagner) Move to Adopt

Seconded by Councilmember Wagner
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0


Immediate Adoption of Resolution

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Hill, Taylor, Sharp
Nays: 0

150492
Authorizing a cooperative agreement for up to $3,000,000.00 with 51st and Oak, LLC, for the 51st & Brookside Sewer and Relocation Agreement project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150494
Approving an amendment to a previously approved Chapter 80 preliminary development plan in District B3-2 (Community Business (dash 2)) to allow an increase in permitted building floor area within a 10-acre plan area for a motor vehicle repair use generally located south of N.E. 96th Street and west of N. Oak Trafficway. (13590-P-13)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150497
Determining that the Blue Ridge Mall 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

150498
Determining that the Briarcliff West 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

150499
Determining that the North Oak 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

150500
Determining that the 87th & Hillcrest 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

150501
Determining that the KCI Corridor 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

150502
Determining that the Prospect North 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

150483
RESOLUTION - Supporting an application to the U.S. Department of Justice for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee

150493
Amending Chapter 14, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 14-1, 14-13, 14-28, 14-33, 14-49 and 14-51, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like numbers and subject matters that add the definition of a potbellied pig, regulates potbellied pigs and limits the number of potbellied pigs that can be maintained by one owner.


Referred to Public Safety & Emergency Services Committee
 
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