Last Published: 12/16/2016 12:38:10 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:11 - SCOTT WAGNER, TERESA LOAR, DAN FOWLER, QUINTON LUCAS, JERMAINE REED, KATHERYN SHIELDS, JOLIE JUSTUS, LEE BARNES JR., ALISSIA CANADY, SCOTT TAYLOR, KEVIN MCMANUS
Out:1 - HEATHER HALL
 

160957
RESOLUTION - Honoring Lynda Hoffman on her retirement after 13 years of dedicated service to the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

160949
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to Accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by Exact Wonder, LLC for redevelopment of the Wonder Lofts Project in the Troost Corridor PIEA Area.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160952
COMMUNICATION - December 2016 - Accepting and releasing various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance and release, and directing the City Clerk to file the acceptance and release in the office of the Recorder of Deeds.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160953
COMMUNICATION - December 2016 - Accepting various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance, and directing the City Clerk to file the acceptance in the office of the Recorder of Deeds.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160954
COMMUNICATION - December 2016 - Accepting various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance, and directing the City Clerk to file the acceptance in the office of the Recorder of Deeds.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160955
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and Council from the City Clerk, certifying the petition entitled: “KCMO Infrastructure Initiative for New Rapid Citywide Streetcar System”, as insufficient.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160908
Approving the plat of James A. Reed Corner, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, on approximately 0.78 acres generally located at the intersection of James A. Reed Road and E. Bannister Road, creating one lot for the purpose of expanding an existing gas station and convenience store; 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. (SD1546A)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160909
Approving the plat of Church of the Resurrection, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, on approximately 1.1 acres generally located south of E. 16th Street between Grand Boulevard and McGee Street, creating 1 lot for the purpose of building a church; 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. (SD1036A)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160861
Calling an election on April 4, 2017, for the purpose of enacting a one-eighth cent economic development sales tax for 30 years as proposed by an initiative petition; enacting the sales tax contingent upon voter approval; directing the City Clerk to provide notice of the election; directing the City Clerk to provide notice to the Director of Revenue if the sales tax question is passed by the voters; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Held on Docket (12/22/2016)

160929
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the role of the American Jazz Museum in maintaining the cultural history of Kansas City and accepting two positions on the board of directors of the American Jazz Museum, Inc.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160900
Estimating revenue in the amount of $89,621.91 in the Special Business District Fund; appropriating $89,621.91 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance to the Westport Special Business District Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160901
Estimating revenue in the amount of $60,694.73 in the Special Business District Fund; appropriating $60,694.73 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance to the Union Hill Special Business District Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160906
Approving a Memorandum of Understanding between the City and the Westport Regional Business League, outlining the contemplated vacation of the intersection of Westport Road and Pennsylvania Avenue.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160914
Approving the petition to establish the Marketplace 152 Community Improvement District; establishing the Marketplace 152 Community Improvement District, generally located at the NW corner of the intersection of Missouri 152 Highway and N. Indiana Avenue 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.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160932
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area of approximately 24.17 acres generally bounded by N.E. Barry Road on the north and west, Missouri Highway 152 on the south and Indiana Avenue on the east from District B2-2 to District B3-2 and approving a development plan for commercial development (nine commercial buildings totaling about 102,150 sq. ft.), which plan also serves as a preliminary plat. (14645-P and 14645-P-1)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160923
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a Supplemental Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission and the Union Pacific Railroad Company for the installation and maintenance of highway/rail grade crossing safety improvements.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160926
Authorizing a lease for a traffic surveillance camera mount with the State of Missouri, at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160927
Authorizing seven (7) one-year leases with four one-year renewal options for farm land at Kansas City International Airport; and estimating revenue in the amount of $66,140.00 in the KCI Airports Fund.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, 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 “Committee Advances” and that these ordinances be advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160918
Amending the 2016 One Year Action Plan; estimating revenue and appropriating $400,000.00 of Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to the City Minor Home Repair Program; authorizing submission of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for its consideration; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140597
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 1 of the Bannister & I-435 Tax Increment Financing Plan as amended by the First Amendment to the Bannister & I-435 Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; adopting tax increment financing therefor; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140598
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 2 of the Bannister & I-435 Tax Increment Financing Plan as amended by the First Amendment to the Bannister & I-435 Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; adopting tax increment financing therefor; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160907
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Eleventh Amendment to the Briarcliff West Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Eleventh Amendment to the Briarcliff West Tax Increment Financing Plan; and authorizing the Director of Finance to execute a Second Amended and Restated Financing Agreement.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160942
Approving the 7th & Main PIEA General Development Plan on about 2.05 acres generally located west of Main Street between 7th Street and 8th Street, and declaring the area a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Authority (PIEA) Law 100.300-100.620. (162-S-1)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160902
Authorizing a $491,000.00 Design Professional Services contract with Burns and McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc., for the replacement of water mains in the area of Bales Avenue to Belmont Avenue, E. 99th Street to E. 107th Terrace; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

160916
Authorizing a $1,324,971.00 construction contract with Blue Nile Contractors, Inc., for the replacement of water mains in the area of Bristol Avenue to Booth Avenue, E. 47th Street to 73rd Street; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $1,460,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160917
Authorizing a $2,000,000.00 construction work order contract with Blue Nile Contractors, Inc., for the Wastewater Collections Supplemental Workforce Contract - FY17; authorizing four successive renewal options without further City Council approval; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160922
(Sub.)
Reducing revenue in the amount of $824,504.00 in the General Debt and Interest Fund; reducing that amount in the transfer from the Capital Sales Tax Fund to the General Debt and Interest Fund; and appropriating $2,225,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Capital Sales Tax Fund to several capital project accounts.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160928
(Sub.)
Repealing Chapter 28, Code of Ordinances, Floodplain Management, and enacting in lieu thereof a new chapter of like number and subject matter; providing for a delayed effective date.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160937
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to enter into a one year contract not to exceed $1,850,000.00 with Fisher Parking & Security, Inc., for the installation of a new parking garage system to operate City owned parking garages.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160948
Authorizing a $690,900.00 Amendment No. 1 with GLMV Architecture, Inc., for the Maintenance Building at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $759,990.00 for this amendment; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Hall) 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: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160946
Rezoning a 3.2 acre tract generally located south of E. 31st Street, west of Mersington Avenue, north of E. Linwood Boulevard and east of Cleveland Avenue, from Districts R-5, R-1.5 and B-3.2 to District O-2; repealing Ordinance No. 160143. (14616-P)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Fowler) 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: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160960
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Winslow's BBQ, Claim No. T1617-0327B.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160961
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by 825 Studios, Claim No. T1516-1139C.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160967
Appropriating $10,000,000.00 in the Water Fund for capital projects; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160968
Establishing the 2017A Water Revenue Project Fund; estimating revenues in the amount of $50,000,000.00 in the 2017A Water Revenue Project Fund and appropriating the same; designating requisitioning authority; and declaring the City’s intent to reimburse itself from bond proceeds.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160958
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 10-1, 10-3, 10-101, 10-103, 10-113, 10-117, 10-118, 10-119, 10-120, 10-121, 10-122, 10-123, 10-124, 10-125, 10-126, 10-127, 10-134, 10-136, 10-185, 10-211, 10-214 and 10-332 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections to comply with Missouri State Statutes that eliminate liquor licenses and permits that are no longer in effect and create a new license and fee adjustments for out of state manufacturers.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee
 
 Councilmember Shields (Second by Reed) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
 
Ayes: 9 - Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, James, Jr.
Nays: 3 - Wagner, Taylor, McManus

160959
Enacting a new Chapter 12, Article II, Division 7 entitled “Local Enforcement Standards” to establish standards by which the City will generally enforce the rules applicable to the operation of adult entertainment establishments that do not sell or allow alcohol, recognizing the State of Missouri is responsible for enforcing its regulations, and determining the appropriate level of enforcement by the City without duplicating the enforcement efforts of the State of Missouri.


Councilmember Shields (Second by Reed) Move To Consider

Seconded by Councilmember Reed
Ayes: 9 - Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, James, Jr.
Nays: 3 - Wagner, Taylor, McManus


Councilmember Shields (Second by Reed) Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Reed
Ayes: 9 - Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, James, Jr.
Nays: 3 - Wagner, Taylor, McManus


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, James, Jr.
Nays: 2 - Taylor, McManus

160962
Calling an election on April 4, 2017, for the purpose of establishing a maximum $25.00 fine for the possession of 35 grams or less of marijuana, eliminating the possibility of jail for the possession of marijuana, and removing marijuana from the prohibition against paraphernalia; enacting the new provisions contingent upon voter approval; directing the City Clerk to provide notice of the election; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

160969
Accepting and approving a $50,000.00 grant for the Healthy Eating Active Living in Local Communities agreement from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to implement a work plan that encourages healthy eating and active living in Kansas City.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

160970
Estimating revenue and appropriating $8,000.00 into the Governmental Grants Fund; accepting and approving an $8,000.00 grant from the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) to implement a national voluntary retail food regulatory mentorship program in Kansas City; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

160956
RESOLUTION - Adopting the West Bottoms Streetscape and Wayfinding Plan, which will serve as a comprehensive guide for future streetscape and wayfinding improvements within the planning area generally bounded by the state line on the west, the Missouri River on the north, Beardsley Road on the east, and Avenida Cesar E. Chavez/American Royal Drive on the south.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160963
Authorizing a $703,343.00 Design Professional Services Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 1170 with EmNet, LLC, for the In-line Storage and Conveyance Operational Analyses Project; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

160964
Authorizing a $919,837.00 Design Professional Services contract with HNTB Corporation for the replacement of water mains in the area of Wyoming Avenue to Flora Avenue, W. 65th Street to W. 78th Street; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

160965
Authorizing a $1,648,000.00 construction contract with Leath & Sons, Inc., for the replacement of water mains in the area of N. Kansas Avenue to N. Cypress Avenue, N.E. 41st Street to N.E. 57th Terrace; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $1,812,800.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

160966
Authorizing a $5,500,000.00 construction work order contract with Superior Bowen Asphalt Company, LLC, for the Asphalt and Concrete Restoration Project; authorizing one successive renewal option without further City Council approval; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
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