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Last Published: 5/30/2019 9:45:37 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Present:4 - SCOTT WAGNER, JOLIE JUSTUS, LEE BARNES JR., KEVIN MCMANUS
 

180950
Authorizing a Third Amendment to Property Management Contract with HOMKOR of Missouri, Inc., for continued property management services for the Kansas City Assessment Triage Center, by extending two terms of services, first by four months to April 30, 2019, and second for an additional twelve months to April 30, 2020, the second renewal term being subject to appropriation for the next fiscal year, continuing the monthly management fee to $2,800.00 per month, plus reimbursement of certain maintenance costs; appropriating $145,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Health Levy Fund; authorizing the Director of General Services to expend $145,000.00 for the management fee and reimbursement of maintenance costs and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Jim Freed, General Services, explained the competitive process and the funds that will be taken from the Health Levy. This ordinance is the Third Amendment to the Property Management Contract with HOMKOR of Missouri, Inc., for continued property management services for the Kansas City Assessment Triage Center, by extending two terms of services.
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

180954
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Olympic Contractors, LLC, Claim No. T1819-0703B.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Discussion held in closed session
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

180955
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Romo Brothers Properties, LLC, Claim No. T1819-0703A.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Discussion held in closed session
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

180956
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a contract amendment with Mark One Electric for Electrical Maintenance and Repair Services at various City-owned facilities with appropriated funds in the City Budget; authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to further amend the contract; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Darryl Lavereth, General Services gave an overview of the contract with Mark One Electric for electrical maintenance and repair Services at various City owned facilities this ordinance authorizes the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a contract amendment with Mark One Electric for electrical maintenance and repair services at various City owned facilities.
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

180962
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, “Administration,” Code of Ordinances, specifically amending Section 2-53, Limitation on Contributions for Mayor and Council Elections, to provide for reference to the Missouri Constitution in defining terms regarding campaign contribution limits.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Saskia Jacobse Law Department, explained that this ordinance and the added language to Limitation and Contributions for Mayor and Council Elections. To provide for reference to the Missouri Constitution. This ordinance refers to changes to Chapter 2, “Administration,” Code of Ordinances. The changes were made in 2016 but were not added in until September 2018 due to litigation, the dollar amounts for campaign contributions were made clear in the amended ordinance.
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

180966
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Lashonda Kane v. Dominic McDaniel, et al., Case No. 1816-CV00578.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Discussion held in closed session
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

180968
Approving and authorizing settlement of an EEOC charge filed by James Garrett, Charge No. 563-2018-02304.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Discussion held in closed session.
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

180978
Re-estimating and appropriating $2,500,000.00 in the General Fund; authorizing $2,000,000.00 contract amendments with SERVPRO of Olathe/Lenexa doing business as SERVPRO of Kansas City Midtown and $500,000.00 with Kellogg, Brown & Root Services Inc. to remediate fire and water damage at 5300 Municipal Avenue; and authorizing an accelerated effective date.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, DEBATE"
Jim Freed, General Services presented facts about this ordinance that appropriates $2,500,000.00 in the general fund, authorizing $2,000,000.00 in contract amendments with SERVPRO of Olathe/Lenexa doing business as SERVPRO of Kansas City Midtown and $500,000.00 with Kellogg, Brown & Root Services Inc., for repair cost for a fire that occurred inside the police department evidence room.
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

180982
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to negotiate a development agreement with Power Tower Block 124, LP, and the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, in relation to the construction of a Class A office tower and parking garage in the Power & Light District subject to future City Council authorization; authorizing the City Manager to take certain actions for purposes of implementing the objectives of this ordinance subject to future City Council authorization; consenting to the assignment of development rights; directing that certain revenues be allocated to the Housing Trust Fund or Shared Success Fund; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Troy Schulte, City Manager gave a detail cost projection on what it would cost to build the proposed 1575 space parking facility and how to dramatically reduce exposure to the general fund. John Copaken representing Copaken Brooks, Ron Jury Representing Jury and Associates, Brian Bach from H&R Block and Charles Miller Representing Lewis Rice gave details of the public/private partnership that has formed. This ordinance refers to the Class A apartments that are proposed to be constructed at 13th and main street this ordinance will authorize the City Manager to execute a development agreement with Power Tower Block 124, LP, and the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, in relation to the construction of a Class A office tower and parking garage in the Power & Light District
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

180984
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit styled David Blaise v. City of Kansas City, Case No. 1616-CV20771.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS, CONSENT"
Discussion held in closed session
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

180985
(Sub.)
Expressing the support of the Council for the 3rd & Grand mixed-use project and authorizing and directing the City Manager to negotiate a development agreement with Briarcliff Development Company and the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority in relation to the financing and construction of a mixed-use development at 3rd & Grand incorporating the general terms set forth herein.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Troy Schulte, City Manager, presented information about the proposed 3rd & Grand mixed-use project authorizing the City Manager to negotiate a development agreement with Briarcliff Development Company. The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (ATA) currently owns the property which is the future site of a 200,000 sq. ft. office building that will not be built speculatively. The (ATA) will have a tenant before the building is started and this project will add 500 parking spaces to the City Market.
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

180986
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to make a loan in the amount of $217,000.00 for environmental remediation and interior demolition to facilitate completion of environmental remediation subject to certain enumerated preconditions appropriating $217,000.00 in the Kansas City Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund, and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Andrew Backer, City Planning Department, explained the $217,000 funding gap. Emilia McIntyre Law Department discussed the two committee substitutes and the timeframe in which the mold should be remediated and the requirements to be met to allow the City to authorize the Director of City Planning and Development to make a loan in the amount of $217,000.00 for environmental remediation and interior demolition to facilitate completion of environmental remediation subject to certain enumerated preconditions.
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

180928
(Sub.)
Calling an election on June 18, 2019, for the purpose of submitting to the voters of Kansas City a question presented by a committee of petitioners through an initiative petition to cap the amount of ad valorem real property taxes that may be utilized in furtherance of certain economic development projects; enacting the proposed cap contingent upon voter approval; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities on or before April 9, 2019; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date because it calls an election.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (1/16/2019)"
Clinton Adams, representing a committee of Petitioners spoke on behalf of this ordinance. This ordinance amends the votes to have this item put on the ballot in April instead of the election on August 6, 2019. This ordinance refers to an initiative petition to cap the amount of ad valorem real property taxes that may be utilized in furtherance of certain economic development projects .
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0

180825
(Sub.)
Approving certain projects and funding sources for Phase Two of improvements to the 18th and Vine Historic District; and identifying certain revenue sources and directing the City Manager to engage the Public Improvements Advisory Committee with regards to including the same in the annual budgets.


FINANCE AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS THIRD COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Kelvin Simmons from the 18th and vine coalition discussed new tenants coming to 18th and Vine. Randy Landes, Finance Department and Brian Rabineau, Law Department each discussed points on this ordinance. Councilman Jermaine Reed came to answer any questions and give feedback. Troy Schulte, City Manager discussed the smaller Public Improvements Advisory Committee funds (PIAC). This ordinance is a plan of finance for the 10 million dollar phase 2 projects in the 18th and Vine District and he urged the council to decide what happens with the Buck O’Neil Education Center and what to do with the intersection at 18th and Paseo to make it easier to navigate. This item was held on the agenda until 12/12/2018
Ayes: 4 - Wagner, Justus, Barnes Jr., McManus
Nays: 0
 
 1. Staff from the City Auditor’s Office and the City Manager’s Office will present an ARTS report for the Accuracy and Validity of 311 Data Could Be Improved audit.
 
 2. Finance staff will present the monthly financial report for the period ending October 31, 2018 and the FY 2018-19 2nd Quarter Budget Analysis
 
 3.There may be a general discussion regarding current Finance and Governance Committee issues.
 
 4.Pursuant to the following subsections of Section 610.021 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, there may be a closed session to discuss: (1) legal matters, litigation, or privileged communications with attorneys, pursuant to subsection 1; (2) real estate, pursuant to subsection 2; (3) personnel, pursuant to subsection 3 and 13; and/or (4) sealed bids or proposals, pursuant to subsection 12. (5) confidential or privileged communications with auditors, pursuant to subsection 17. (6) preparation, including discussions, for negotiations with employee groups, pursuant to subsection 9.
 
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