Last Published: 9/13/2018 9:03:48 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:11 - SCOTT WAGNER, HEATHER HALL, TERESA LOAR, DAN FOWLER, JERMAINE REED, KATHERYN SHIELDS, JOLIE JUSTUS, LEE BARNES JR., ALISSIA CANADY, SCOTT TAYLOR, KEVIN MCMANUS
Excused:1 - QUINTON LUCAS
 

180633
RESOLUTION - Recognizing and honoring the American Red Cross in Kansas City, Missouri and paying tribute to the sacrifice and efforts of the American Red Cross’ endless support and aid to First Responders.


Adopted

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

180616
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from Independence Avenue Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2018.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180621
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E42378-E4289


Received And Filed

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

180622
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E42390-E42393


Received And Filed

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

180627
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Greenway Fields Neighborhoods Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2018.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180630
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from Downtown Community Improvement District (DCID) regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2018.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180631
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from River Market Community Improvement District (RMCID) regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2018.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180634
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from 210 Highway Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2018.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180636
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to Accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by the Economic Development Corporation for Redevelopment of property within the Blue Valley Urban Renewal Area.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180640
COMMUNICATION - Accepting various deeds acquired for/by Neighborhoods and Housing Services in Jackson County, Missouri; requesting the City Manager approve the acceptance; and 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, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

180565
(Sub.)
Calling for submission to the qualified voters of Kansas City, at the general election to be held on April 2, 2019, a question authorizing the enactment of a three-eighth percent economic development sales tax for 10 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.


Councilmember Wagner (Second by Taylor) Move to Amend

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


Councilmember Wagner (Second by Taylor) Move to Advance

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


Passed as Substituted and Amended

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

180603
Accepting a grant from the Greater Kansas City Health Care Foundation to expand Life X efforts to mobilize residents and promote community-based solutions that reduce social inequities, leading to healthier communities where zip code no longer dictates life expectancy in Kansas City; estimating revenue in the amount of $115,000.00 in the Parks and Recreation Fund; appropriating $115,000.00 into the Parks and Recreation Fund; designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

180605
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 10-340, Orders or sales off licensed premises, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter which will allow customers to pay for alcoholic beverages online for the purpose of allowing alcoholic beverages to be delivered to a person’s home without requiring them to first purchase the alcohol in person at the store which is currently required.


Passed

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

180588
RESOLUTION - Amending the KCI Area Plan by changing the recommended land use for an area of approximately 6.7 acres generally located at 7301 N.W. Tiffany Springs Road from high density residential to commercial to allow a self-storage development (704-S-1)


Adopted

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

180628
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Recognizing UrbanAmerica, LLC, of Arlington Texas as the successful selection as the City’s development partner to plan and redevelop the City’s 63rd and Prospect site; and giving the City Manager directives that accompany such selection.


Adopted as Substituted

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

180624
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to convene a quarterly forum with small businesses who conduct business with the City directly or as subcontractors, including engineering firms and construction contractors, for the purpose of discussing and resolving obstacles to conducting such business.


Adopted

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

180625
Consenting to representation of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit captioned Samuel E. Mann v. State of Missouri, et al. by Fields & Brown, LLC.


Passed

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

180615
Amending and adding a new section to Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new Section 2-234 creating a fee for lift assists provided by the Fire Department to certain facilities.


Passed

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

180623
Authorizing a new 20-year agreement replacing the 1996 Cooperative Agreement for Sewer Service between Kansas City, Missouri and Johnson County, Kansas.


Passed

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

180562
Approving the Petition to establish the Ward Parkway Plaza Community Improvement District; establishing the Ward Parkway Plaza Community Improvement District, generally located at the Northwest corner of the intersection of Ward Parkway and West 85th Street, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; determining the Ward Parkway Plaza Community Improvement District to be a blighted area; determining that certain actions are reasonably anticipated to remediate blighting conditions and will serve a public purpose; requiring the annual submission of certain records; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Passed

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

180563
Approving the Petition to establish the 89th & State Line Community Improvement District; establishing the 89th & State Line Community Improvement District generally located at the northeast corner of the intersection of State Line Road and West 89th Street, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; determining the 89th & State Line Community Improvement District to be a blighted area; determining that certain actions are reasonably anticipated to remediate blighting conditions and will serve a public purpose; requiring the annual submission of certain records; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Passed

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

180589
Rezoning approximately 6.7 acres generally located at 7301 N.W. Tiffany Springs Road from District B3-3 to District B4-5, and approving a development plan to allow construction of a self-storage facility (5935-P-19 and 5935-P-20)


Passed

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

180618
Rezoning about 27 acres generally located at the southeast corner of N.E. Missouri Route 210 and Birmingham Levee District Road from District R-80 to M1-5. (10296-P-7)


Passed

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

180626
(Sub.)
Estimating revenue in the Capital Improvements Sales Tax Fund in the amount of $2,200,000.00; appropriating the amount of $2,200,000.00 in the District One Fire Station accounts; authorizing a $3,000,000.00 contract with McCown Gordon Construction for construction of a new fire station; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed as Substituted

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

180632
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a contract amendment with Kone, Inc., for elevators, escalators and walkway maintenance services at various City-owned facilities with such funds that are appropriated 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.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

180638
Estimating and appropriating $1,500,000.00 in the Taxable Series 2019A Special Obligation Bond Fund; designating requisitioning authority for expenditures for City Market Walnut Street infrastructure; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion; and declaring the City’s intent to reimburse itself from bond proceeds.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

180641
Amending Ordinance No. 180135 by repealing Section 1 and enacting in its place a new Section 1, adjusting tax levy rates for the General Fund, Health Levy Fund, General Debt and Interest Fund, and Museum Special Revenue Fund, and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

180659
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to engage in discussions with Friends of the Zoo, Inc., to identify all potential funding sources, both private and public, for the purpose of constructing a new, world-class aquarium at the Kansas City Zoo.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

180665
Authorizing an application to the Missouri Development Finance Board for the authorization of state tax credits in the amount not to exceed $4,000,000.00 to make possible the restoration and renovation of the Kansas City Museum in downtown Kansas City to be located at 3218 Gladstone Boulevard, Kansas City, Missouri; and authorizing the City Manager to execute a tax credit agreement in the event that the application is approved.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180676
Authorizing and directing the City Manager of the City of Kansas City, Missouri to execute a Master Financing Agreement to cause the redevelopment of the property generally located in the vicinity of 3600 Broadway and referred to as the Broadway Valentine Shopping Center.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

180648
RESOLUTION - Amending the Truman Plaza Area Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map from medium density residential to mixed-use neighborhood for an area of approximately 1.26 acres generally located on the south side of E. 12th Street, between Euclid Avenue and Garfield Avenue (201-S-11)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180649
Rezoning approximately 0.32 acres generally located on the northeast corner of W. 27th Street and Madison Avenue from District R-6 to District UR, and approving a development plan to allow renovation of an existing structure into six multi-family units and office space. (13521-UR-2)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180651
Approving the plat of Kinsley Forest Commercial First Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 9.9 acres generally located at the southwest corner of N.W. Englewood Road and Highway 169, creating 3 lots and 1 tract for the purpose of a commercial lot 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. (SD1473A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180652
Approving the Sixth Amendment to the Downtown Library District Tax Increment Financing Plan; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180654
Rezoning approximately 1.26 acres generally located on the south side of E. 12th Street, between Euclid Avenue and Garfield Avenue, from Districts B4-5 and R-1.5 to District UR, and approving a development plan to allow construction of a retail building. (14182-UR-1)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180658
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the termination of the Americana Hotel Tax Increment Financing Plan; terminating the Americana Hotel Tax Increment Financing Plan and Redevelopment Area; terminating the designation of redevelopment project areas; declaring as surplus those funds within the special allocation funds established in connection with the Americana Hotel Tax Increment Financing Plan, if any; authorizing the distribution of such surplus funds to the taxing jurisdictions; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180669
Authorizing a $3,054,592.00 construction contract with Kissick Construction Company, Inc., for the 36-Inch Water Transmission Main Extension N.E. 64th Street and N. Brighton Avenue to N.E. Pleasant Valley Road Near Searcy Creek Parkway Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $3,360,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

180670
Authorizing an $813,772.00 Design Professional Services Contract with Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc., for the Water Main Replacements in the Area of Main Street from Pershing Avenue to E. 51st Street Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

180671
Authorizing a $616,000.00 Design Professional Services Contract with CH2M Hill Engineers, Inc., for the Risk Based Asset Management for Water Plants and Facilities Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

180672
Estimating and appropriating revenues in the amount of $450,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; authorizing a $2,169,203.00 construction contract with National Streetscape, Inc., for the construction of the Blue River Trail: Brush Creek to Stadium Drive (Segment B); designating requisitioning authority; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $2,387,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Taylor Move To Introduce

180677
Establishing the Affordable Housing Fund to further the City’s goal of promoting the acquisition, rehabilitation, or new construction of rental housing targeted to lower-income households within the City; and directing the City Manager to establish a low income housing pilot program.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Fowler) Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

180678
Estimating $3,200,000.00 in revenue in the General Fund; reducing $300,000.00 in Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund; appropriating $3,500,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance in the General Fund; authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a piggy back contract and $3,500,000.00 purchase order with SERVPRO of Olathe/Lenexa doing business as SERVPRO of Kansas City Midtown to remediate fire and water damage at 5300 Municipal Avenue; authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to amend the Contract and issue additional purchase orders; and declaring an emergency.


Councilmember Wagner (Second by Fowler) Move to Advance

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


Passed

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

180679
Authorizing a Lease with Hunt Midwest Real Estate Development, Inc., at 8250 N.E. Underground Drive, Kansas City, Missouri, as alternative space for the Kansas City Police Department evidence facility; reducing an appropriation in the Contingent Appropriation account of the General fund by $106,834.00; appropriating that amount of the Police Facilities account; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelereated effective date.


Councilmember Wagner (Second by Fowler) Move to Advance

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


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
 CLOSED SESSION Pursuant to §610.021of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, there may be a closed session to discuss: • legal matters, litigation or privileged communications with attorneys, pursuant to subsection (1); • real estate matters, where public knowledge of the transaction may affect the legal consideration, pursuant to subsection (2); • personnel matters, pursuant to subsections (3) and (13); • employee labor negotiations, pursuant to subsection (9); • specifications for competitive bidding, pursuant to subsection (11); and • sealed bids or proposals, pursuant to subsection (12). The City Clerk's Office now has equipment for the hearing impaired for use with every meeting. To check out the equipment please see the secretary for each committee. Be prepared to leave your Driver's License or State issued Identification Card with the secretary and she will give you the equipment. Upon returning the equipment your license will be returned.