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Last Published: 8/6/2020 1:53:11 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - LEE BARNES JR.
Present:3 - ANDREA BOUGH, BRANDON ELLINGTON, TERESA LOAR
Excused:1 - DAN FOWLER
 
 
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200429
Approving the Third Amendment to the Grand Avenue South Urban Renewal Plan for the purpose of extending its duration to December 31, 2027.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
– Bob Long, Economic Development Corporation (EDCKC), provided a presentation to this ordinance. This plan was originally approved by City Council in 1983 with a 25 year term. The first amendment happened in 1984. The second amendment extended the term until 2020, as it reflected the transition of the area from commercial and industrial uses to a mixed-use environment that features, office, retail, commercial services, residential and light industrial. There are currently two active tax abatements with the most recent tax abatement terminating in 2027. This plan was set to terminate on April 7th 2020. This amendment will extend the term of the Grand Avenue South Urban Renewal Plan through December 31st, 2027 to coincide with the remaining term of the most recently approved tax abatement.
Ayes: 4 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0

200442
Accepting and approving a one-year $399,832.00 grant award from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development under the Shelter Plus Care program for homeless services in the Kansas City area and approving a $405,403.00 sole source contract with SAVE Inc. for housing assistance services for persons living with HIV in the Kansas City area; and waiving the solicitation requirements of Section 3-3, Code of Ordinances, for the SAVE Inc. sole source contract.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Samantha Hughes, Health Department, provided a presentation to this ordinance. This funding will enable SAVE Inc. to continue the permanent housing program funded by HUD. This funding supports individuals in the Greater Kansas City area to obtain and maintain permanent housing. This program provides rental assistance to homeless personals with disabilities. The grant serves only those disabled due to HIV/AIDS diagnosis and participants pay 30% of their household income toward their rent with HUD funds covering the balance up to the established contract rent within HUD’s Fair Market Rent guidelines. A copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s office.
Ayes: 4 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0

200443
Authorizing the Director of Health to execute contract amendments in the amounts of $213,065.00 and $177,310.00 with Kansas City Care Clinic, $269,239.00 with Thrive Health Connection, and $253,858.00 with Truman Medical Centers, Inc., for early intervention, outpatient, and medical case management care services in the Kansas City area; and authorizing the Director of Health to extend the term of the contracts or increase the total contract dollar amounts upon need and appropriation without further Council approval.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Samantha Hughes, Health Department, provided a presentation to this ordinance. This funding will help ensure that all residents living with HIV/AIDS within the 11 county Kansas City Transitional Gant Area (KCTGA) have access to culturally sensitive services medical care and support services. Services will include comprehensive physical exams, labs, x-rays and other testing that is warranted. There will be Medical Case Management services for a range of client-centered services that link clients with health care, psychosocial, and other services. Early Intervention Services which provides intensive case management to clients living within the KCTGA who have tested positive for HIV/AIDS, who are newly diagnosed, never engaged in medical care, and whose income is at or below 400% of the Federal Poverty level.
Ayes: 4 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0

200444
Authorizing the Director of Health to execute amendments to professional services contracts with Dr. Robert Claassen in the amount of $19,653.45 for oral health services and NextGen Practice Solutions in the amounts of $24,750.00 for database maintenance and licensing and $125,222.00 for health insurance premium and cost sharing assistance, and sole source contracts not to exceed amounts of $66,273.67 with Laboratory Corporation of America and $78,179.97 with Quest Diagnostics for outpatient health care services for those persons living with HIV/AIDS in the Kansas City area; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Samantha Hughes, Health Department, provided a presentation to this ordinance. This funding will provide Ryan White Part A Oral Health, Health Insurance Premium Cost Sharing, Database Management and Outpatient Health Care services for persons living with HIV/AIDS within the 11 county KCTGA. This will help ensure that these residents have access to culturally sensitive services, medical care and support services.
Ayes: 4 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0

200445
Accepting and approving a $50,000.00 grant from AIDS United to provide capacity building assistance for HIV prevention program integration in the Kansas City area.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Samantha Hughes, Health Department, provided a presentation to this ordinance. This funding will provide Ryan White Part A Oral Health, Health Insurance Premium Cost Sharing, Database Management and Outpatient Health Care services for persons living with HIV/AIDS within the 11 county KCTGA. This will help ensure that these residents have access to culturally sensitive services, medical care and support services.
Ayes: 4 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0

200447
Authorizing and directing the City Manager to execute an amendment to an existing lease agreement between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and BlueScope Buildings North America, Inc. and/or their affiliate for parking in what is commonly known as the West Bottoms Garage or the Kemper Parking Facility.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION"
– Kerry Tyndall, City Managers Office, spoke to this ordinance. This ordinance is in conjunction with the business retention effort in which the City will amend an existing parking lease to eliminate up to $240,000 annually, for 10 years in parking expenses. This is a part of the comprehensive incentive package including an extension of existing abatement thru PIEA and other incentives granted by the state of Missouri. Incentives include: 13 additional years of tax abatement thru PIEA at 75% abatement and 10 years of reduced parking rents from the City of Kansas City totaling $2.4 million over the life of the project. The total incentives request from the City for life of project is estimated at $4,249,010 or 51% of the total comprehensive package. The total local incentives to the Company (Blue Scope), including the City, is estimated at 8.4 million. The State of Missouri is offering $5.6 million in tax credits through MO Works, resulting in a total incentive package to Blue Scope to stay at the current location of $14 million. Rocsen Koch, Polsenelli Law firm, provided a presentation to this ordinance. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 3 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Loar
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200451
RESOLUTION - Directing the Central City Economic Sales Tax Board to give preference to projects utilizing Area Median Income thresholds to determine eligibility for housing.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (8/5/2020)"

200453
(Sub.)
Establishing Fund No. 2584, Jackson County COVID19 Fund in the records of the City of Kansas City, Missouri; estimating and appropriating $1,500,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Jackson County COVID19 Fund; designating requisitioning authority to the Director of Health to fund programs or enter into contracts related to testing and other public health measures aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19 among vulnerable residents in the City of Kansas City, Missouri; directing the Director of Health to expend funds by November 30, 2020; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"

Ayes: 3 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Loar
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200227
(Sub.)
Declaring certain real property generally located in the River Market and bounded by 4th Street on the north, 5th Street on the south, Main Street on the east, and an access alley on the west surplus to the City's needs; authorizing the Director of General Services to execute an Intergovernmental Cooperative Agreement with the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri for the conveyance of the real property; and authorizing the Director of General Services to execute such deeds and other documents as may be necessary for the conveyance.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (7/8/2020)"

200293
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88, Zoning and Development Code, Section 88-445-11-B, to provide that a Council Approved Signage Plan may be approved for any property zoned B3, B4, D, UR, M, MPD, SC or KCIA except that the minimum acreage requirement shall not apply to any property located along an interstate highway within one mile of a sports complex stadium, and further amending Chapter 88 by adding a new Section 88-810-1905, Sports Complex Stadium.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Jamie Hickey, City Planning, provided a presentation to this ordinance. This ordinance will amend the current Council Approved Signage Plan. This amendment will allow for the application with no minimum zoning and acreage requirement for the downtown loop or any property located along an interstate highway within one mile of a sports complex stadium. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 4 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0

200313
Amending Chapter 88, Zoning and Development Code, Section 88-517-09, to provide that any deviations approved by the City Council to lot and building standards include all lot and building standards contained throughout the Zoning and Development Code.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (7/15/2020)"

200353
(Sub.)
Approving the Third Amendment to the Linwood Shopping Center Tax Increment Financing Plan; directing the Tax Increment Financing Commission to enter into a Redevelopment Agreement with Linwood Shopping Center Redevelopment Company, LLC with certain requirements; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE"
Heather Brown, EDCKC, provided a presentation to this ordinance. This amendment modifies the boundaries of Project 4 and adds Project 5 as a new project. It will increase the amount of Total Project Costs by $475,000, while also modifying the sources and uses, employment and construction schedules for Projects 4 and 5 and the delivery schedule without changing anticipated completion date of June 2020. This will also put conditions on the demolition of the Arvest Bank Building in Project 5. A digital copy of this presentation can be found in the City Clerk’s Office.
Ayes: 4 - Barnes Jr., Bough, Ellington, Loar
Nays: 0

200355
Amending Ordinance No. 180884 by repealing Condition 5 contained in Section A, which required the developer to make a payment of $175,000.00 towards the cost of installation of a traffic signal at the intersection of N. Airworld Drive and N.W. 112th Street, because the City no longer believes the traffic signal is needed after reviewing an updated traffic impact study.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (6/24/2020)"

200394
Estimating revenue in the amount of $100,000.00 in the City Property and Acquisition Fund; appropriating $293,500.00 to the City Property and Acquisition Fund; authorizing the purchase of property at 1111 W. 29th Street and 2901 Holly Street, Kansas City, Missouri; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD OFF AGENDA"
 
 1. There may be a general discussion regarding current Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee issues.
 
 Any closed session may be held via teleconference. 2. 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; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 2 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss real estate; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsections 3 and 13 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss personnel matters; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 9 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss employee labor negotiations; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 11 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss specifications for competitive bidding; • 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.
 
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