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Last Published: 10/26/2015 2:33:57 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:10 - SCOTT WAGNER, TERESA LOAR, DAN FOWLER, QUINTON LUCAS, JERMAINE REED, JOLIE JUSTUS, LEE BARNES JR., ALISSIA CANADY, SCOTT TAYLOR, KEVIN MCMANUS
Excused:2 - HEATHER HALL, KATHERYN SHIELDS
 

150885
RESOLUTION - Expressing gratitude for citizens continued support to fight against breast cancer by participating in the City Council’s Ninth Annual Benefit for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. 


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150883
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATION E42102


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150888
COMMUNICATION - October 2015 – Accepting various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150889
COMMUNICATION - October 2015 – Accepting various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150890
COMMUNICATION - October 2015 – Accepting various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150891
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E42102-E42103


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 CONSIDERATION PURSUANT TO SECTION 711, CITY CHARTER, OF A REFERENDUM PETITION SEEKING AN ELECTION ON COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE 150217, AS AMENDED: Enacting a new Article IV Chapter 38, Code of Ordinances, entitled "Minimum Wage" to establish a municipal minimum wage of $8.50 per hour on August 24, 2015, to increase that municipal minimum wage to $13.00 per hour by January 1, 2020, to be increased or decreased by the cost of living January 1, 2021 and each year thereafter. Shall Committee Substitute for Ordinance 150217, As Amended, specified in the referendum petition be repealed? Council voted to repealed ordinance 7 Ayes 4 Nays - Loar, Lucas, Reed, Barnes
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Reed) 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: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150908
RESOLUTION - Declaring the City Council’s support for an increase in the minimum wage required by the State of Missouri, and urging the Missouri General Assembly to enact an increase in its 2016 session.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150897
RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Tiffany Hogan and the reappointment of Anthony Bonuchi and Joseph Devine as alternate members of the Board of Zoning Adjustment and the appointment of Mark Ebbitts as a regular member of the Board of Zoning Adjustment.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150848
Declaring certain real property generally located at 1407 and 1415 W. 9th St., lying southerly of Forester Road and west of Hickory St., 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 accord with City regulations, to later convey it, and execute related documents to complete the transfer of the real property; and directing the City Clerk to record this Ordinance with the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of Jackson County, Missouri.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150865
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Open Data Policy”, by repealing Article XVI, and enacting a new Article XVI entitled “Open Data Policy,” consisting of Sections 2-2130 through 2-2135, for the purpose of expanding the City’s existing open data operations to reflect existing and new best-practices.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150849
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Second Amendment to the W. 17th Street Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Second Amendment to the W. 17th Tax Increment Financing Plan; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Held on Docket (10/29/2015)

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150851
Determining that the 1200 Main/South Loop Tax Increment Financing Plan is making satisfactory progress under the time schedule proposed within the plan for completion.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Lucas

150852
Determining that the Uptown Theater Tax Increment Financing Plan is making satisfactory progress under the time schedule proposed within the plan for completion.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150782
Appropriating $400,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Street Maintenance Fund to the Traffic Signal Contingency account.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150789
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Taylor) 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: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150873
(Sub.)
Authorizing acceptance of a $9,970.00 contribution from the Westport Regional Business League; estimating revenue in the amount of $9,970.00; appropriating that amount to Project Number 89020345 – Westport Parking Study account; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, 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 final reading.
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150816
Approving the plat of 27th Street 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. (SD1512A)


Add to Consent Docket

150875
Approving a development plan on about 4.87 acres generally located on the west side of N. Congress Avenue north of N.W. Old Tiffany Springs Road. (14577-P)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

150876
Approving the plat of Windswept, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; 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. (SD1008B)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

150877
Approving the plat of Westport Commons, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; 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. (SD1516)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

150878
Approving the plat of Fountain Hills Tenth Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; 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. (SD1054I)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

150880
Approving the plat of Barry Plaza – Seventh Plat, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD0941K)


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: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150887
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim for a Workers' Compensation benefit filed by Henderson Hill for injuries resulting from an accident on April 15, 2002, while employed by the City.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

150892
Changing the meeting dates for the Finance and Governance Committee, Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee, and Planning, Zoning and Economic Development Committee for the week of November 9, 2015.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

150903
Authorizing the Mayor to execute an employment agreement with Troy Schulte to continue serving as City Manager; and ratifying the compensation of the City Manager.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

150904
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a six month term and supply contract with Collector Solutions, Inc. to provide merchant and financial processing services; and authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to amend the contract and exercise five (5) one-year renewal options.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

150905
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-970.6, Kansas City Museum Advisory Board, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter titled Kansas City Museum Foundation, Inc. and authorizing the amendment of the Foundation’s Articles of Incorporation.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

150907
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute an amendment to a term and supply contract with Mississippi Lime Company (Contract No. EV1421) to supply granular quicklime for water treatment for three additional (1) year periods.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

150906
RESOLUTION - Declaring the Council's decision to not repeal Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 150357 and Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 150597 and to not adopt an ordinance proposed by a committee of petitioners to require an election before executing any agreement to develop, finance, construct, or operate any downtown convention center headquarters hotel.


Referred to Ethics and Legal Review Committee

150893
Estimating revenue and appropriating $644,452.00 in the Police Grants Fund for the Missouri Western Interdiction and Narcotics Task Force grant for drug enforcement efforts; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

150894
Estimating revenue and appropriating $246,522.00 in the Police Grants Fund for the Sexual Assault DNA Backlog Grant; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

150896
Accepting and approving a $156,843.00 grant from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to conduct Ebola Preparedness and Response activities in the Kansas City area; estimating and appropriating $143,923.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

150895
Approving the petition to establish the Brighton Creek Commons Community Improvement District; establishing the Brighton Creek Commons Community Improvement District generally located at the southeast corner of the intersection of North Brighton Avenue and Missouri Highway 152 in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the district to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150899
RESOLUTION - Approving the Midtown/Plaza Area Plan as a guide for the future development, redevelopment, and public investment within the area generally bounded by 31st Street on the north, the city limits of Kansas City, Missouri on the west, 55th Street on the south and the Paseo on the east; removing the Future Land Use Map and Bowl Concept Recommendations in the Plaza Westport Neighborhood Plan and replacing them with references to the Midtown/Plaza Area Plan; amending the South Central Area Plan and the Country Club Area Plan by deleting the portion of the plans covered by the Midtown/Plaza Area Plan; and repealing and replacing the Troost Corridor Action Plan, the Main Street Corridor Land Use and Development Plan, the Troostwood Neighborhood Plan, the Brush Creek Corridor Land Use and Development Plan, the Plaza Urban Design and Development Plan, the South Volker Neighborhood Plan, the Westport Planning Area Plan, the Oak Park North Area Plan, and the Oak Park South Area Plan with the Midtown/Plaza Area Plan. (727-S, 611-S -5, 249-S-14, 260-S-12, 619-S-1, 581-S-10, 547-S-1, 532-S-3, 225-S-27, 400-S-1, 132-S-45, 385-S-18, 219-S-18)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150900
Approving the Kansas City Register nomination (H/O Overlay) to expand the “Nelle E. Peters Thematic District” to include the properties located at 4728, 4730 and 4734 Summit Street as required by Chapter 88-580-01-E of the Administrative Code of the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150901
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager of Kansas City, Missouri and pledging the City Council of Kansas City, Missouri to assist the Midtown/Plaza Area Plan Implementation Committee in activities related to the recommendations of the Midtown/Plaza Area Plan for an area generally bounded by 31st Street on the north, 55th Street on the south, The Paseo on the east and State Line Road on the west.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150884
Amending Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new subsection that establishes the authority of the Director of Public Works to remove unattended vehicles from public property.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150898
Authorizing an $89,878.00 Collaborative Agreement with the U.S. Geological Survey for the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System Permit (MS4) – Biological Assessment Project.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150902
Enacting a new Section 70-603, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Free parking in on-street metered parking spaces for certain veterans” to permit veterans displaying special license plates issued to former prisoners of war, disabled veterans, and recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor, the Silver Star, the Bronze Star or the Purple Heart to park at on-street meters without paying a fee.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Lucas (Second by Reed) Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150909
Authorizing acceptance of an award from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) of a Section 108 Loan Guarantee in the amount of $2,950,000.00; authorizing a Section 108 Loan Guarantee Agreement with HUD; estimating revenue and appropriating funds in the amount of $2,950,000.00; authorizing a contract, financing agreement and loan documents in the amount of $1,300,000.00 of Section 108 Loan funds with Faxon School Apartments, LP; authorizing the replacement of previously authorized CDBG funds with Section 108 Loan funds for the St. Michael’s Veterans Center and the YMCA of Greater Kansas City projects and authorizing contracts with both entities; authorizing a contract, financing agreement and loan documents in the amount of $1,650,000.00 of CDBG funds with Oak Point Partners, LP; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
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