Last Published: 5/14/2020 5:30:15 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - QUINTON LUCAS
Present:10 - KEVIN O'NEILL, HEATHER HALL, TERESA LOAR, DAN FOWLER, BRANDON ELLINGTON, KATHERYN SHIELDS, ERIC BUNCH, RYANA PARKS-SHAW, ANDREA BOUGH, KEVIN MCMANUS
Excused:2 - MELISSA ROBINSON, LEE BARNES JR.
 
 
 Members of the City Council may attend this meeting via videoconference. The public can observe this meeting at the links provided below. Closed Sessions may be held by teleconference.

200361
RESOLUTION - Designating the month of May as Older Americans Month.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200341
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to create a policy requiring the inclusion and evaluation of key performance indicators in City contracts.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200019
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Adopting a goal of eliminating traffic deaths and serious injuries by 2030 and endorsing Vision Zero as a comprehensive and holistic approach to achieving this goal; directing the City Manager to convene a Vision Zero Task Force by August 1, 2020; directing the City Manager to work with the Vision Zero Task Force to create a Vision Zero Action Plan; and directing the City Manager to submit the Vision Zero Action Plan to Council by December 1, 2020.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - O'Neill, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Hall

200338
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Midtown Plaza Area Plan to change the recommended land use for about 0.158 acres generally located 300 feet north of the intersection of Central Street and W. 38th Street from residential low to residential high. (CD-CPC-2020-00039)


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200005
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Updating the City’s Climate Protection Plan to include new greenhouse gas reduction goals, resiliency, and equity and incorporating into City policy and operations; and directing the City Manager to submit the new Climate Protection and Resiliency Plan to Council by March 31, 2021.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - O'Neill, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Hall

200317
Authorizing an $801,029.00 Design Professional Services Contract with Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc., for the Todd Creek Facility Plan Update project.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200318
Authorizing a $589,000.00 Design Professional Services Contract with George Butler Associates, Inc., for the Inflow and Infiltration (I/I) Reduction: Northern Basin Project 1.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember McManus (Second by Fowler) 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 are advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200344
Approving the plat of Shoal Creek Business Park Second Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 1.37 acres generally located at N.E. 82nd Street and N. Booth Avenue, creating 1 lot for a commercial use; 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. (CLD-FnPlat-2020-00005)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200340
Authorizing Amendment No. 4 to a professional services agreement with Cochran, Head, Vick and Co., P.C, for $340,224.00 for professional third-party accounting and financial reporting services to the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, for a total contract amount of $1,738,309.00.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200265
(Sub.)
Taking certain actions and approving various modified economic development incentives in relation to the redevelopment by Delta Quad Holdings, LLC of the vacant structure and related facilities formerly occupied by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City at 925 Grand Boulevard previously approved by Committee Substitute for Ordinance 160163, including accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri as to the findings related to a First Amendment to the Grand Reserve Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the First Amendment to the Grand Reserve Tax Increment Financing Plan; reaffirming the approval and designation of Redevelopment Project Area 1 as a Redevelopment Project and the adoption of tax increment financing therefor; approving modified additional financial assistance for the Redevelopment Project and authorizing the City Manager to enter into an amendment to a previously executed Sales Tax Contribution Agreement in furtherance of such purpose; amending and restating an Industrial Development Plan previously approved by Committee Substitute for Ordinance 160163 for the purpose of the renovation, construction, furnishing and equipping of a service facility which provides interstate commerce and a commercial project; authorizing and approving various agreements for the purpose of setting forth covenants, agreements and obligations of the parties; authorizing the issuance of taxable industrial revenue bonds in a maximum aggregate principal amount not to exceed $135,000,000; authorizing and approving certain other documents and actions in connection with the issuance of said bonds; authorizing the construction of certain public streetscape in the public right of way; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200339
Estimating revenue and appropriating $110,000 in the HOME Investment Partnership Program Fund; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department to enter into a contract with Parade Park Homes, Inc. and McCormack and Baron in the amount of $110,000.00 from HOME Partnership Funds to prepare and plan Phase I of the Master Plan and begin work on the overall Master Plan that will include 18th Street to Truman Road and Woodland Avenue to Brooklyn Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri to remove blight and to provide housing for the existing residents in Parade Park Homes.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200343
Approving the amended petition to establish the Historic Kansas City Club Community Improvement District; establishing the amended Historic Kansas City Club Community Improvement District generally located in between Wyandotte Street and Baltimore Avenue, north of West 13th Street, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; requiring the annual submission of certain records; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the amendment of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - O'Neill, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Hall

200335
Authorizing a one-year $140,000.00 contract with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for Wildlife Management Services at Kansas City International Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember McManus (Second by Loar) 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: 10 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200334
Authorizing the Director of Convention and Entertainment Facilities Department to renew five (5) limited term contracts in the amount of $26,520.00 each for Ticketing Seller Services for a total of $132,600.00.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

200143
RESOLUTION - Adopting the 2018 Urban Forest Master Plan and directing the City Manager to identify a funding strategy to implement the Plan’s recommendations.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

200321
Approving a development plan in District M1-5 on an approximately 9.53 acre tract of land generally located at the northeast corner of Topping Avenue and Winner Road for the expansion of Gateway Packaging. (CD-CPC-2020-00032)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

200337
Rezoning an area of 0.158 acres generally located 300 feet north of the intersection of Central Street and W. 38th Street from District R-6 to R-1.5. (CD-CPC-2020-00021)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember McManus (Second by Parks-Shaw) 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: 9 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Ellington, Shields, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 2 - Fowler, Bunch

200357
Authorizing Amendment No. 2 to a professional services agreement with Allen, Gibbs & Houlik, L.C., in the amount of $593,280.00 to perform the annual independent audit for the fiscal year ending April 30, 2020.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200358
Authorizing a professional services agreement with Cheiron in the amount of $8,800.00 for the purpose of calculating significant accounting estimates for Net Pension Liability.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200359
Authorizing a professional services agreement with Gabriel Roeder Smith and Company in the amount of $15,000.00 for the purpose of calculating significant accounting estimates for Other Post-Employment Benefits.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200360
Authorizing a professional services agreement with Regnier Consulting Group in the amount of $5,250.00 for the purpose of calculating significant accounting estimates for self-insurance liability.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200364
ARecitalsuthorizing and directing the issuance, sale and delivery of not to exceed $84,200,000.00 principal amount of Water Revenue Bonds, Series 2020A, of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, prescribing the form and details of such revenue bonds; authorizing certain actions and documents and prescribing other matters relating thereto.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200348
Approving the plat of Thornhill South, an addition in Platte County, Missouri, on approximately 9.42 acres generally located south of the intersection of N.W. 96th Terrace and N. Revere Avenue, creating 8 lots and 1 tract for the purpose of an 8 single family home subdivision; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; 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. (CLD-FnPlat-2020-00008)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200349
Approving the plat of Pioneer Plaza, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, on approximately 12.0529 acres generally located at E. Bannister Road, between Drury Avenue and Hillcrest Road, creating 4 lots for commercial uses; 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. (CLD-FnPlat-2020-00007)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200353
Approving the Third Amendment to the Linwood Shopping Center Tax Increment Financing Plan; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200354
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 5 of the Linwood Shopping Center Tax Increment Financing Plan and authorizing tax increment financing; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

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.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200356
Accepting and approving two one-year contracts in the amounts of $61,000.00 and $118,000.00 with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for children and youth with special health care needs.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200368
Approving an amendment to a previously approved Chapter 80 preliminary development plan in Districts R-2.5 and R-6 on approximately 246 acres generally located at the northeast corner of N. Green Hills Road and N.W. Tiffany Springs Road to allow for modification of Phase IV of the current approved plan. (CD-CPC-2020-00042)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200369
Rezoning about 12 acres generally located at the southwest corner of N.W. 88th Street and N. Baltimore Avenue, on the north side of Metro North Drive, from District B3-2 to District MPD, and approving a development plan that allows for 250,000 square feet of office facility with 297 parking spaces. (CD-CPC-2020-00036).


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200370
Authorizing the Director of Health to execute a professional service contract in an amount not to exceed $4,500.00 for grant writing and training and oversight of Lead Safe KC staff; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200372
Approving an amendment to a previously approved Chapter 80 community unit project (Somerbrook) in District R-7.5 on approximately 230 acres generally located at the northeast corner of M-291 (N.E. Cookingham Drive) and N. Stark, extending up to N.E. 112th Street, to allow for modifications to the Eighth and Ninth Plats. (CD-CPC-2019-00137)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200373
Authorizing the Director of the Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department to enter into a contract with Heartland Center for Jobs and Freedom in the amount of $65,000.00 for legal services for limited income tenants aimed at keeping tenants housed and keeping evictions off their records.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200376
Amending Chapter 64, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places,” and Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Alcoholic Beverages,” by enacting two new sections to authorize the issuance of temporary sidewalk café, parklet and street café permits and expansion of premises retail sales-by-drink licenses.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200377
Temporarily suspending the requirement for restaurants to comply with the parking ratios set forth in Section 88-420-06 of the Code of Ordinances; authorizing the use of restaurant parking lots as outdoor dining space due to the COVID-19 virus; establishing regulations for such use of restaurant parking lots; and amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Alcoholic Beverages,” by enacting a new section to allow for the temporary approval of expansion of premises retail sales-by-drink licenses.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200378
Temporarily suspending the enforcement of Section 10-332(d), “Serving or delivering in vehicles,” Section 10-340, “Orders or sales off licensed premises,” and Section 10-341, “Contents of bottle, cans, containers; prima facie evidence,” of the Code of Ordinances. 


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200374
Accepting and approving a one year $80,000.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to conduct Perinatal Hepatitis B case management and surveillance activities in Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200375
Accepting and approving a $14,932.00 grant award from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to maintain a surveillance site that identifies antibiotic resistant strains of gonorrhea circulating within the Kansas City area.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200350
Authorizing a $509,229.00 contract amendment with Transystems Corporation for additional design professional services for the N.E. Pleasant Valley Road project for a total contract amount of $710,196.00.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

200351
Authorizing a $2,694,720.00 construction contract with Blue Nile Contactors, Inc., for the replacement of water mains along Waukomis Drive from N.W. Englewood Boulevard to N.W. 64th Street; and authorizing a maximum expenditure of $2,964,192.00.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

200352
Authorizing a $486,870.00 Design Professional Services Contract with Lamp Rynearson, Inc., for the Water Main Replacement in the Area of N. Briarcliff Avenue to N. Kensington Avenue, N.E. 36th Street to N.E. 49th Terrace project.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

200362
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a Non-Exclusive Revocable License Agreement with Westfall-O'Dell Motors, Inc. to install communication conduit within City right-of-way located at N.E. Great Midwest Drive, south of N.E. Parvin Road and north of N.E. 38th Street.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

200363
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a Non-Exclusive Revocable License Agreement with Heartland Customer Solutions, LLC, to install communication conduit within City right-of-way located along the north side of 141st Street Terrace and the west side of Madison Avenue, from the Kansas-Missouri state line east to Madison Avenue and then north along Madison Avenue.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

200371
Releasing a utility easement in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached document.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm
 
 Councilmember McManus (Second by Bough) Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200379
Repealing Ordinance No. 200228 and enacting in lieu of the following Ordinance that directs the City Manager to implement certain cost containment measures to include a hiring freeze and suspension of other discretionary expenditures including travel; directs the City Manager to refrain from executing or extending any limited term contracts, professional services contracts, non-municipal contracts, and sole source contract waivers, except as authorized by Council in separate ordinances; approves limited term contracts for the Offices of the Mayor and Council; and establishes an expiration date of August 15, 2020 for the directives.


Councilmember McManus (Second by Bough) Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Bough
Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Bunch (Second by Bough) Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200380
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to implement procedures to expedite permit applications for sidewalk and street cafés and to provide guidance to applicants regarding design requirements while considering the current State of Emergency.


Councilmember Bunch (Second by Bough) Move to Adopt

Seconded by Councilmember Bough
Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Fowler (Second by Loar) Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200381
RESOLUTION - Declaring that all Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds received by the City from Clay County be allocated for projects and activities occurring within Clay County unless administrative in nature or not otherwise readily divisible based on geographic boundaries; and declaring that the City will reimburse Clay County for any expenditures determined to be ineligible.


Referred to Special Committee for Legal Review

200365
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by Tracks 215, LLC for Redevelopment of the Tracks 215 Project in the Fright House PIEA Area.

200366
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by 2924 Cherry, LLC for Redevelopment of the RJ Children's Haven Project in the Gillham Row PIEA Area.

200367
COMMUNICATION - Notice received to the City Clerk regarding an Amended and Restated Petition for the Establishment of the Historic Kansas City Club Community Improvement District.
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
 1. 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; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 2 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss real estate; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsections 3 and 13 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss personnel matters; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 9 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss employee labor negotiations; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 11 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss specifications for competitive bidding; or • 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; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsections 20 and 21 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss security systems for operation of a computer system or computer network.
 
 2. Members of the City Council may attend this meeting via videoconference. The public can observe this meeting at the links provided below. The city provides several ways for residents to watch City Council meetings: • Livestream on the city’s website at www.kcmo.gov/clerk: Quick Links, Video on Demand, Click on “View” for desired meeting • Livestream on the city’s YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hOuBIg4fok • Watch Channel 2 on your cable system. The channel is available through Time Warner Cable (channel 2 or 98.2), AT&T U-verse (channel 99 then select Kansas City) and Google Fiber on Channel 142.
 
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