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Last Published: 3/25/2016 3:21:16 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, QUINTON LUCAS, JERMAINE REED, KATHERYN SHIELDS, LEE BARNES JR., ALISSIA CANADY, SCOTT TAYLOR, KEVIN MCMANUS
Excused:1 - JOLIE JUSTUS
 

160175
RESOLUTION - Honoring Kansas City’s Department of Human Resources and the City of Kansas City, Missouri for recent awards, recognitions and certifications achieved.


Adopted

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

160134
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Landing Mall Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2017.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160135
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Skelly Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2017.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160136
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to Accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by 909 E Linwood, LLC for redevelopment of the Belmont Apartments Project at 911 E. Linwood in the Troost Corridor PIEA Area.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160137
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to Accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by Quercus, LLC for redevelopment of the 1708-14 Oak Project in the Crossroads Arts PIEA Area.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160138
COMMUNICATION - Notice of lntent to Accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by BB63 II, LLC for redevelopment of the 425, 601 and 633 East 63rd Street Project in the 63rd Street Corridor PIEA Area.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160173
COMMUNICATION - March 2016 – Accepting and releasing various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance and release.


Received And Filed

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

160174
COMMUNICATION - March 2016 – Accepting and releasing various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance and release.


Received And Filed

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

160042
RESOLUTION - Approving the 2016 One Year Action Plan (“Plan”) in accordance with the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as amended.


Adopted

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

160141
Rezoning a 9.58 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of Stillwell Avenue and south of Levee Road east of N. Chouteau Trafficway from District M1-5 to District M3-5, and approving a development plan to allow for an intermodal yard. (14634-P and 14634-P-1)


Passed

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

160162
(Sub.)
Approving the plat of MTM Summit, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri generally located at the corner of East 29th Street and Wheeling Avenue; 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. (SD1511)


Passed as Substituted

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

160167
Approving the issuance by the City of Kansas City Missouri of its special obligation bonds in five series (collectively, the “Series 2016 Bonds”), one to finance certain projects with an estimated cost of $68,860,728.00 on a tax-exempt basis, one to finance certain projects with an estimated cost of $33,250,000.00 on a taxable basis, one to refund a portion of bonds issued by the City of Kansas City, Missouri to finance certain projects, one to refund a portion of bonds issued by the City of Kansas City, Missouri to finance the East Village Project and one to refund a portion of the bonds issued by the City of Kansas City, Missouri to finance the Downtown Arena and to finance additional improvements to the Downtown Arena with an estimated cost of $6,794,101.00, such Series 2016 Bonds to be issued in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $400,000,000.00; approving and authorizing certain documents and actions relating to the issuance of the Series 2016 Bonds; renaming Fund No. 3433 from Series 2016A Special Obligation Bond Fund to Series 2016A Tax Exempt Bond Fund, establishing Fund No. 3434, the Series 2016B Taxable Bond Fund and Fund No. 3435, the 2016F Bond Fund; reappropriating $21,400,000.00 from Fund No. 3433, the Series 2016A Tax-Exempt Bond Fund to Fund No. 3434, the Series 2016B Taxable Bond Fund; authorizing the Director of Finance to transfer certain encumbrances and expenditures from Fund No. 3433, the Series 2016A Tax-Exempt Bond Fund to Fund No. 3434, the Series 2016B Taxable Bond Fund; estimating and appropriating in the amounts of $7,294,101.00 and $11,850,000.00 in Fund No. 3433, the Series 2016A Tax-Exempt Bond Fund and Fund No. 3434, the Series 2016B Taxable Bond Fund, respectively; reducing revenue estimate and appropriation in the amount of $35,000,000.00 in Fund 3433, the Series 2016A Tax-Exempt Bond Fund and estimating and appropriating $35,000,000.00 in Fund No. 3435, the Series 2016F Bond Fund; designating requisitioning authority and authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts; declaring the City’s intent to reimburse itself from bond proceeds; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Councilmember Shields (Second by Loar) Move To Hold On Docket

Seconded by Councilmember Loar
Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Barnes Jr., Canady, McManus
Nays: 2 - Taylor, James, Jr.


Held on Docket (3/24/2016)

160169
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue in the amount of $900,000.00 in the Health Levy Fund; appropriating $600,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Health Levy Fund and authorizing contract amendments with Kansas City CARE Clinic, Northland Health Care Access, Samuel U. Rodgers/Cabot Westside, Swope Parkway Health Center, Swope Ridge Geriatric Center, Truman Medical Center, and Children’s Mercy Hospital for health care services for the indigent residents of Kansas City, Missouri; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed as Substituted

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

160172
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement for the completion of the Colonnades at Beacon Hill project at 27th and Tracy (the "Project"); amending the 2012 and 2014 One Year Action Plans and authorizing submittal of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration; estimating revenue and appropriating funds in the HOME Investment Partnerships Fund; estimating revenue and appropriating funds in the Community Development Block Grant Fund; authorizing contracts with Colonnades at Beacon Hill Development, LP (“Developer”) in the amount of $3,000,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Held on Docket (3/24/2016)

160159
(Sub.)
Rezoning a 6 acre tract of land generally located east of Wornall Road and south of Interstate 435 from District R-7.5 to District R-1.5, and approving a development plan which also acts as a preliminary plat for a residential development consisting of 14 buildings. (11103-P-5 and 11103-P-6)


Passed as Substituted

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

160130
Authorizing traffic signal modifications; estimating revenue in the amount of $490,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the Barry Road Interconnect account; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

160061
(Sub.)
Adopting and authorizing the execution of the Collective Bargaining Agreement with Local 42, I.A.F.F.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

160151
Levying taxes for Fiscal Year 2016-17 for General Revenue, Health Levy, Museum Special Revenue and General Debt and Interest Funds on all property in Kansas City subject to taxation on January 1, 2016; providing for the extension of such levies by the Director of Finance; and authorizing the collection by the Director of Finance.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

160152
Pursuant to Section 68-582 of the Code of Ordinances, setting the rates for the trafficway maintenance tax, the park and boulevard maintenance tax, and the boulevards and parkways front foot assessment at $0.00 for Fiscal Year 2016-17.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

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.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

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.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

160142
RESOLUTION - Amending the Heart of the City Area Plan by changing the land use recommendations on a total of 6.8 acres in the area of E. 31st Street and E. Linwood Boulevard. (685-S-7).


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

160143
Rezoning a 3.2 acre tract generally located south of E. 31st Street, west of Mersington Avenue, north of E. Linwood Boulevard and east of Cleveland Avenue, from Districts R-5, R-1.5 and B-3.2 to District O-2. (14616-P)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

160150
(Sub.)
Declaring an area of land about 6.8 acres generally located south of E. 31st Street, west of Mersington Avenue, north of E. Linwood Boulevard and east of Central Park, to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority Law and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the Linwood & Cleveland Urban Renewal Plan. (729-S)


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

160161
Rezoning an area of approximately 54 acres generally located on either side of N. Corrington Avenue, about 3,000 feet north of E. Front Street and east of I-435 from District M 3-5 to District UR, and approving a development plan that serves as a preliminary plat for five industrial lots and an 835,000 square foot building. (14623-UR)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

160168
Approving a Supplemental Trust Indenture and Financing Agreement No. 1 in connection with the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

160094
Declaring it necessary to open, establish and dedicate street right-of-way for 9th Street, Forester Road, and Union Avenue, as well as to re-establish the horizontal and vertical location of portions of 9th Street, Forester Road, Hickory Street, Santa Fe Street, and Union Avenue, in connection with KCMO Project Number 309-089-7271-YXX-5438 – The Bruce Forester Viaduct Replacement over Mulberry Street, Santa Fe Street, and Union Pacific Railroad, the same being on file in the Office of the Director of Public Works and being incorporated herein by reference, all in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; and upon the effective date of this ordinance, the City Clerk is hereby directed to record the ordinance in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Jackson County, Missouri.


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

160185
Accepting and approving a one-year grant award in the amount of $2,423,532.00 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to provide funding for Ryan White Part A and Minority AIDS Initiative services.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

160187
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on August 2, 2016, a question to remove certain city property devoted to park use from the park system; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election no later than May 24, 2016; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


Referred to N&PS and Housing Joint 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)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

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)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160182
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary development plan on about 23 acres generally located at the northeast corner of N.E. Cookingham Drive and N. Ash Avenue, in District B2-2 to allow for the revision of a 2 acre tract in the southeast portion of the plan by adding a new business. (6158-CP-36)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160183
Rezoning a 0.57 acre tract of land generally located at 415 E. 63rd Street from District B3-2 to District UR and approving a preliminary development plan which also serves as a preliminary plat, to allow construction of a five-unit residential building. (10771-UR-2)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160184
Accepting and approving the recommendation of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, as to the Eighth Amendment of the Civic Mall Tax Increment Financing Plan and the termination of various Redevelopment Project Areas; declaring as surplus those funds within the special allocation funds established in connection with the terminated Redevelopment Project Areas; authorizing the distribution of such surplus funds; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160186
Approving the plat of Summit on Quality Hill, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, generally located north of West 13th Street, east of I-35, about 150 feet south of West 12th Street and west of Washington Street; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; vacating a portion of a street 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. (SD1508)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160192
Vacating any part of E. 51st Terrace between Mersington Avenue to the west and Myrtle Avenue to the east that has not been previously vacated; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1706-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160193
Rezoning 1.97 acres generally located at the southeast corner of E. 36th Street and Hardesty from District R-2.5 to District R-80, to allow an existing vacant school to be redeveloped for use as an adult daycare facility. (14648-P)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160194
RESOLUTION - Amending the Heart of the City Area Plan approved by Resolution No. 110159 on April 21, 2011, by changing the land use recommendation on a total of 1.97 acres generally located at the southeast corner of E. 36th Street and Hardesty from institutional to residential very low density. (685-S-8).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160176
Authorizing an amendment to an agreement with HDR Engineering, Inc. for approximately $242,000.00 for the Downtown Streetcar Transit System; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

160181
Directing the City Manager to cause specific projects to be submitted to the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) as applications for FY 2019 & 2020 Surface Transportation Program (STP), Congestion Mitigation/Air Quality Program (CMAQ) and STP Set-aside (formerly Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP)) funding.


Councilmember Reed (Second by Lucas) Move To Consider

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


Councilmember Reed (Second by Lucas) Move to Advance

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


Passed

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

160189
Authorizing an $897,000.00 Amendment No. 1 with Thales Air Traffic Management for decommissioning outdated FAA equipment at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $986,700.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

160190
Authorizing a $640,602.38 Amendment No. 1 with CDM Smith Inc. for the Storm Water Development/Master Plan Study at KCI Airport; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $704,662.38; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

160191
Authorizing a $1,209,491.00 Amendment No. 1 with HNTB Corporation for the rehabilitation of Taxiway B at KCI Airport; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $1,330,440.00; appropriating $1,330,440.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Kansas City Airports Fund; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

160195
(Sub.)
Consenting to the release of a 1966 deed restriction on property located at 2901 Troost Avenue, which was imposed as a requirement of the rezoning of the property.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
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