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Last Published: 1/16/2015 12:08:50 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:11 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
 

150013
RESOLUTION - Congratulating the Manheim Park neighborhood for its designation as a KC Green Neighborhood.


Adopted

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

150014
RESOLUTION - Congratulating the Westside neighborhood for its designation as a KC Green Neighborhood.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150012
COMMUNICATION - Accepting various easements, agreements, and deeds in Jackson County, Missouri and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance. 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

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Wagner) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the resolutions listed on today’s docket as “Resolutions for Same Day Adoption” be presented to Council for consideration for immediate adoption today.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150018
RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of John McGraw as a member of the Board of Commissioners to administer the Union Hill Special Business District.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150019
RESOLUTION - Amending Resolution No. 141092 for the purpose of removing the appointment of John McGraw as a member of the Board of Commissioners to administer the Westport Special Business District.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150005
RESOLUTION - Supporting the Kansas City Grocery Access Task Force (“the Task Force”) recommendations and directing the City Manager to work with the task force on the implementation of a fresh food financing policy.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140996
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the Troost-Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard Redevelopment & Implementation Plan as a guide for future redevelopment in the Troost-Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard area.   (712-S)


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141042
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88, the Zoning and Development Code, by adding a new subsection 88-445-14.B.5(j), to allow for the addition of an electronic, digital or other changeable copy display to an existing non-conforming outdoor advertising sign if approved by the City Council as part of a settlement of a condemnation action.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Sharp

141083
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by amending Sections 10-105 and 10-216 to make some language corrections and to bring both sections into conformity with all other sections of chapter 10.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141084
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by amending Section 10-335, Prohibited acts on sales-by-drink premises, to allow a sales-by-drink licensee to give free samples of alcoholic beverages to customers and to sell any alcoholic beverage at retail for less than the price paid at wholesale.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (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, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150004
Accepting and approving a $50,158.00 contract amendment with Kansas City CARE Clinic to provide Health Education and Risk Reduction services in the Kansas City area.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150001
Approving the plat of Osler Estates, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1493A)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150002
Approving the plat of Highlands of Northview – Sixth Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1334F)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150003
Approving the plat of Rose Hill Townhomes, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1482)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150008
Authorizing a one year with options suite Lease Agreement with Cherokee Distribution Services, Inc. at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150010
(Sub.)
Supporting the application by the Housing Authority of Kansas City, Missouri (HAKC) for a Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); authorizing City funding and other commitments; and authorizing submission of this Ordinance to HUD.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

100829
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 43 revising the definition of a short term loan establishment and providing for submission to the qualified voters of Kansas City for their approval at a special election called for Tuesday, April 7, 2015, the question of charging a fee for the issuance of a permit for the operation of a short term loan establishment, and directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of this election.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141072
Rezoning a 3.66 acre tract of land generally located on the south side of E. Armour Boulevard between McGee Street and Gillham Road from Districts R 0.5 and R 1.5 to District MPD and approving a preliminary development plan for a mixed use building with parking structure. (12593-MPD-1)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150006
Approving an amendment to a previously approved Chapter 80 preliminary development plan in District B3-2 to allow the development of a bank with drive-through and restaurant with drive-through on a 1.3-acre lot within a 10-acre plan area generally located south of N.E. 96th Street and west of N. Oak Trafficway. (13590-P-12)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo (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 final reading.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141062
(Sub.)
Reducing appropriations in the amount of $184,110.00 in the General Fund; estimating revenue in the amount of $350,000.00; appropriating $534,110.00 to the MBE/WBE Monitoring account; and authorizing a contract for approximately $784,000.00 with Colette Holt & Associates for the purpose of performing the City of Kansas City Missouri Disparity Study.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 Councilmember Circo (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, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150024
Calling an election on June 23, 2015, for the purpose of submitting to the voters of Kansas City a question amending the existing stormwater fee to allow the City Council to review and set (decrease/keep the same/increase) the stormwater fee; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or before April 14, 2015; and recognizing this ordinance to have an accelerated effective date as provided in Section 503 of the City Charter.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150025
Authorizing the Director of the Convention and Entertainment Facilities to enter into a one year agreement beginning February 1, 2015, with one (1) year options not to exceed four (4) additional years with Green Wave Technology to provide Utility Concessions services to clients of the Kansas City Convention and Entertainment Facilities; and estimating revenue in the amount of $274,216.00.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150033
Authorizing the Director of Finance to accept the proposal of Banc of America Public Capital Corp (“BAPCC”) to provide funds for the acquisition, installation and construction of various real property, capital equipment and other personal property and to execute any and all documents and agreements necessary for the transactions under one or more master lease purchase agreements; authorizing the Director of Finance to accept the proposal of BAPCC for financing the acquisition of backup generators for Community Centers, for financing improvements to the Municipal Court facility of the City and for the purchase of fleet vehicles (collectively the “Projects”) through draws under a Master Equipment Lease/Purchase Agreement (General Fund Lease) in an aggregate approximate principal amount not to exceed $3,438,920.00; estimating and appropriating $2,734,000.00 in lease proceeds; authorizing the execution of any and all documents and agreements necessary for the financing; designating requisitioning authorities; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon project completion; declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from the lease purchase proceeds for certain expenditures; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150026
Amending Chapter 53, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 53-6, Permit for races, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter for the purposes of changing the fee structure, providing public notification guidelines and cleanup plans and directing the race sponsor to respond to any complaints regarding the race.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

150015
Accepting and approving the recommendation of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, as to the termination of the Searcy Creek Tax Increment Financing Plan and the designation of each of the Redevelopment Project Areas 1, 2 and 3; authorizing the Director of Finance to execute certain documents; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150016
Rezoning a 4 acre tract of land, generally bordered by E. 38th Street on the north, E. 39th Street on the south, Garfield Avenue on the east and Euclid Avenue on the west, from District R-2.5 to MPD and approving a development plan which also serves as a preliminary plat, to allow for a mixed use development. (14528-MPD)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150017
Approving the Kansas City Register nomination (H/O Overlay) for the “Independence Boulevard Christian Church” located at 606 Gladstone Boulevard as required by Chapter 88-580-01-B of the Administrative Code of the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150020
Changing the name of N. Olive Avenue to N. Park Avenue from the north line of N.E. 111th Terrace on the south to the north plat limit of Staley Hills 5th Plat, a subdivision in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150021
Approving the plat of Gillham Park Row, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1255B)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150029
Vacating an east/west alley located west of Hickory Street, east of Liberty Street, south of W. 13th Street, and north of W. 13th Terrace; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1696-V)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150030
Approving a preliminary plat on a 0.14 acre tract of land, generally located at 5113-5115 Wyandotte St, creating one lot in District R-5. (SD-1496)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150031
Approving an amendment to a previously approved Chapter 80 preliminary development plan in Districts B3-3 and M2-3 to allow the development of a hotel within a 213 acre plan area generally located south of N.W. Cookingham Drive and east of Interstate 29. (6217-P-25)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150034
Consenting to the rate of front foot special assessment to be levied by the Union Hill Special Business District and consenting to the proposed uses of the revenues produced therefrom; estimating revenue in the amount of $37,000.00 and appropriating the amount of $14,865.00.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150035
Consenting to the rate of front foot special assessment to be levied by the Westport Special Business District and the proposed uses of the revenues produced therefrom; and estimating revenue in the amount of $53,000.00.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150022
Authorizing a $475,000.00 design professional services contract with HNTB Corporation for the Blue River South Inflow and Infiltration (I/I) Reduction, Area 5 Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150023
Authorizing a $766,000.00 design professional services contract with CH2M Hill Engineers, Inc. for the Line Creek/Rock Creek Inflow and Infiltration (I/I) Reduction, Area 2 Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150032
Authorizing a contract for $4,848,000.00 with Foley Company for the Blue River Secondary Wastewater Treatment Plant Final Clarifier Replacement project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $5,330,000.00 without further City Council approval; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150036
Authorizing and appropriating funds in the amount of $2,027,000.00 for a one-year Chemical Supply Agreement with K.A. Steel Chemicals, Inc., for the supply of sodium hypochlorite and sodium bisulfite; authorizing nine successive one-year renewal options without further City Council approval; authorizing a ten-year Chemical Terminal Facility Operations and Maintenance Agreement with K.A. Steel Chemicals, Inc., in the amount of $566,400.00 annually; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Circo Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150037
RESOLUTION - Appointing Courtney Wachal as a Judge of the Kansas City Municipal Division of the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Court of Missouri.


Councilmember Circo (Second by Marcason) Move to Adopt

Seconded by Councilmember Marcason
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Ford Move To Introduce

150038
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit styled The Lamar Co., et al. v. City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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