Last Published: 11/20/2018 10:31:48 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:11 - HEATHER HALL, TERESA LOAR, DAN FOWLER, QUINTON LUCAS, JERMAINE REED, KATHERYN SHIELDS, JOLIE JUSTUS, LEE BARNES JR., ALISSIA CANADY, SCOTT TAYLOR, KEVIN MCMANUS
Excused:1 - SCOTT WAGNER
 

180876
RESOLUTION - Observing November 12-18, 2018, as Global Entrepreneurship Week in Kansas City, Missouri, and the world’s largest celebration of entrepreneurs who pave the path of creativity and ingenuity in the workforce.


Adopted

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

180879
RESOLUTION - Declaring support of preventing suicide among service members, veterans and their families.


Adopted

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

180865
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATION E42423


Received And Filed

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

180866
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E42437-E42441


Received And Filed

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

180867
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 64542 Through 64578


Received And Filed

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

180868
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 64601 Through 64612


Received And Filed

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

180869
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 64579 Through 64600


Received And Filed

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

180870
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E42442-E42444


Received And Filed

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

180873
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E42445-E42448


Received And Filed

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

180874
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E42449-E42450


Received And Filed

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

180888
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council regarding the Central City Economic Development Sales Tax-Funding Source, the completion of three tasks.


Received And Filed

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

180889
COMMUNICATION - Notice received to the City Clerk regarding a Petition to establish The Wornall Village Community Improvement District.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

170962
(Sub.)
Adopting the “Revive the East Side” initiative by establishing policies with respect to incentivizing redevelopment on the East Side of Kansas City, Missouri through the creation of the East Side Investment Zone and programs to be implemented therein, including the Reinvestment in Economic Growth Program; further amending certain provisions of Second Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 160383, As Amended, and Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 140031, As Amended, to implement such policies with regards to the contribution of certain tax revenues and the role of financial return analyses in analyzing such projects; directing the City Manager to take certain actions with respect to engaging the EDC for the purposes of formulating and proposing a development plan under the Urban Redevelopment Corporations Law for the purpose of remediating any blight determined to exist through the revitalization of housing within the East Side Investment Zone; directing the City Manager to identify a source of funding for a $10,000,000 home improvement and economic development fund; directing the City Manager to cause an umbrella neighborhood organization to be incorporated if found necessary; directing the City Manager to develop a plan for combating gentrification within a defined area; directing the City Manager to establish a pilot program in the East Side Investment Zone for the purpose of reducing illegal dumping; directing the City Manager to streamline the application process for projects in the East Side Investment Zone and to cause the City Planning Department to implement concierge services with respect to projects in the East Side Investment Zone; appropriating the sum of $3,000,000 for the purposes of funding the preservation or reconstruction of certain dangerous buildings; directing the City Manager to report back to the City Council on certain matters; directing the City Clerk to deliver a copy of this ordinance to the State Director of Economic Development; and providing for a ten-year sunset on the provisions of this ordinance.


Councilmember Taylor (Second by McManus) Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember McManus
Ayes: 11 - Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Reed


Councilmember Taylor (Second by McManus) Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember McManus
Ayes: 11 - Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Reed


Passed Second Committee Substitute As Further Amended

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

180828
(Sub.)
Changing the name of The Paseo to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard; waiving certain requirements of the City’s Zoning and Land Development Code; reducing and appropriating revenues in the amount of $50,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Councilmember Lucas (Second by Barnes Jr.) Move to Amend

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


Councilmember Lucas (Second by Barnes Jr.) Move to Advance

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


Passed



Held on Docket (11/29/2018)

180619
Amending Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 70-785 and 70-786 relating to pedestrians and enacting in lieu thereof two new sections of like number and subject.


Held on Docket (11/29/2018)
 
 Councilmember Reed (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 “Committee Advances” and that these ordinances be advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

180856
Approving the plat of Carruaje Antes De Caballo, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 40.92 acres generally located at on the south side of N.E. 120th Street, approximately 1/4 mile west of N. Stark Avenue, creating 4 lots for the purpose of single family homes; 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. (SD 1581A)


Passed

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

180857
Approving the plat of The Retreat at Green Hills, an addition in Platte County, Missouri, on approximately 13.815 acres generally located at the northeast corner of N.W. Tiffany Springs Road and N.W. Old Stagecoach Road, creating 28 lots for the purpose of constructing single family homes and 2 tracts for the purpose of private open space; 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-2018-01209)


Passed

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

180850
Amending Chapter 88, the Zoning and Development Code, through revisions, clarifications, and other administrative changes throughout the chapter in accordance with the Zoning & Development Code periodic review. (Case No. CD-CPC-2018-00131)


Passed

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

180863
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement for the purpose of consenting to the assignment and assumption of a 353 Urban Redevelopment Contract and the right to receive certain revenues in connection with the Tower Properties Downtown Redevelopment Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed as Substituted

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

180858
Authorizing a $9,232,740.00 construction contract with Kissick Construction Company, Inc., for the Neighborhood Sewer Rehabilitation Northeast Area and Gooseneck Creek North project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $10,200,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

180864
(Sub.)
Amending Ordinance No. 180393, which authorized the City Manager to issue an RFP to select a firm to implement a Comprehensive Smart City Program Management Partnership Agreement, by repealing Section 2 that identified RFP selection committee members and replacing it with a new Section 2 giving the City Manager authority to name selection committee members.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Hall, Loar, Fowler, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Reed (Second by Fowler) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for reading of ordinance on three separate days be waived for the ordinance on today’s docket listed as “Second Reading” and that it be placed on the docket next week for final reading.
 
Ayes: 11 - Hall, Loar, Fowler, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

180716
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 10-1, Definitions, 10-36, Denial, suspension or revocation of license or permit, 10-105, General requirements for temporary and annual catering permits, 10-133, Arts and cultural district zone, 10-136, Downtown economic entertainment district zone employee and volunteer permits, 10-138, Non-profit organization temporary permit, 10-335, Prohibited acts on sales-by drink premises, 10-339, Employment of and sales by minors, 10-342, Sales-by-drink premises; and 10-373, Employment of minors, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like numbers and subject matter and repealing Sections 10-5, Employee liquor permit required, 10-291, Generally, 10-292, Temporary employee liquor permit, and 10-293, Violations; penalty.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Reed (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: 11 - Hall, Loar, Fowler, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

180877
Estimating revenue in the amount of $18,000.00 in the General Fund and appropriating it to the Historic Preservation Fund Grant account of the General Fund to provide funding in support of the African American Heritage Trail.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

180890
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances by repealing Sections 2-1099, Vacation leave, and 2-1100, Sick leave, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter that provides for conversion of sick leave to vacation leave and vacation leave payout for any leave not designated by an eligible employee under the Post Employment Health Plan.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

180891
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Administration,” by enacting a new Division 11, in Article IX, consisting of Sections 2-1397.1 to 2-1397.7 entitled “Post Employment Health Plan” to allow retiring employees to designate sick and vacation leave funds to reimburse qualified medical insurance premiums following retirement.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

180872
Accepting funds allocated by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, FY 2018 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) in the amount of $573,440.00; estimating and appropriating $573,440.00 in the Justice Assistance Grant Fund; transferring $90,000.00 to the Police Department’s KCPDU accounting unit; authorizing cooperative agreements with the Board of Police Commissioners ($90,000.00), the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office ($256,101.00), the City of Raytown ($10,681.00) and the City of Independence ($40,104.00); designating requisitioning authorities; and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

180871
Approving the plat of Northview Meadows Fourth Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 20.11 acres generally located at the southwest corner of N.E. 92nd Street and N. Brighton Avenue, creating 47 lots for the purpose of constructing single family homes and 4 tracts for the purpose of private open space and detention; 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. (SD1369C)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180875
Approving the plat of 4400 Washington, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, on approximately 2.5 acres generally located on the south side of West 44th Street between Pennsylvania Avenue and Washington Street; creating 1 lot for the purpose of constructing a multi-family building; accepting and releasing various easements; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD 1543B)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180884
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan which also serves as a preliminary plat in District M2-3 on approximately 155 acres generally located west of N. Congress Avenue and north of N.W. 112th Street, to allow for up to 1.6 million square feet of existing and future development of office, warehousing, and limited retail space. (12590-P-9)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180885
Rezoning an 11.8 acre tract of land generally located west of Manchester Trafficway between Interstate 70 to the south and Highway 40 to the north from District M1-5 to District M3-1. (CD-CPC-2018-00124 and CD-CPC-2018-00125).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180886
(Sub.)
Amending Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 140597 by repealing and reenacting Section 2 for the purposes of revising the legal description of Redevelopment Project Area 1 of the Bannister & I-435 Tax Increment Financing Plan, as amended; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance. ** Councilman Taylor plans to hold this item until December 5th**


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180887
(Sub.)
Amending Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 140598 by repealing and reenacting Section 2 for the purposes of revising the legal description of Redevelopment Project Area 2 of the Bannister & I-435 Tax Increment Financing Plan, as amended; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance. **Councilman Taylor plans to hold this item until December 5th**


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180892
Vacating the alley north of E. 22nd Street between Woodland Avenue to the west and Euclid Avenue to the east; retaining utility and access easements; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (CD-ROW-2018-00114)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180893
Vacating a portion of Avenida Cesar E. Chavez in between Southwest Boulevard to the west and West Pennway to the east; retaining utility and access easements; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (CD-ROW-2018-00115)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180894
Vacating the alley in between Oak Street to the west and Locust Street to the east in between E. 19th Street and E. 20th Street; retaining utility and access easements; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (CD-ROW-2018-00118)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180895
Approving the plat of 19th and Oak, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, on approximately 5.76 acres generally located at 19th Street on the north, 20th Street on the south, Oak Street on the west and Cherry Street on the east, creating 4 lots and 1 tract for the purpose of multi-family residential and restaurant/retail; 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-2018-01212)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180896
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Country Club/Waldo Area Plan on about three acres generally located at the northwest corner of E. 67th Street and Troost Avenue by changing the recommended land use from residential urban to commercial. (CD-CPC-2018-00109).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180897
Approving an amendment to a previously approved Chapter 80 preliminary (existing Baptist Medical Center) development plan in Districts B3-2/R-0.5, on approximately 15 acres generally bordered by E. 65th Street on the north, E. 67th Street on the south, Troost Avenue on the east and Rockhill Road on the west, to allow for deletion of a three acre tract from the plan. (CD-CPC-2018-00110)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180898
Rezoning a three-acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of E. 67th Street and Troost Avenue, from Districts B3-2/R-0.5 to District B4-1 (Heavy Business/ Commercial) and approving a development plan that allows for a three-story 140,000 square foot self-storage facility. (CD-CPC-2018-00108 and CD-CPC-2018-00107)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180878
Authorizing condemnation and taking of private property interests for public use for Street Right of Way purposes and for Permanent Drainage Easements, Permanent Waterline Easements, and Temporary Construction Easements, for the construction, location and maintenance of the “North Green Hills Road Complete Streets Reconstruction”, project in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations and purchase by the Director of the Department of Public Works; authorizing the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Platte County, Missouri.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

180880
Declaring certain real property generally located east of Maplewoods Parkway, north of N.E. 94th Street, and south of N.E. 96th Street, surplus to the City's needs; authorizing the Director of Public Works to offer the sale of the City’s interest in this real property in accordance with City regulations, and execute related documents to complete the transfer of the real property while reserving easements, as necessary, for any existing City owned sewer, storm water, and water line infrastructure on the said property; and directing the City Clerk to record this Ordinance with the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of Clay County, Missouri.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

180881
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute an agreement in the amount of $3,013,758.90 with Leavenworth Excavating & Equipment Co. for the N.E. 104th Street Improvements Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

180883
Estimating and appropriating $275,654.27 in the Capital Improvements Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Agreement with the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission for the Vivion Road Streetscape Project; directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

180882
Estimating and appropriating $250,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a Redevelopment Agreement with the Tax Increment Finance Commission for construction of curbs and sidewalks along North Holmes Road, between Greenfield and 42nd Street; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

180899
Amending Chapter 56, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Property Maintenance Code” by repealing Sections 56-347 and 56-348 and amending Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Traffic and Vehicles”, by repealing Sections 70-643 – 70-648 and enacting new sections of like number and subject matter and a new section 70-649 to provide a process for refund of tow and storage fees.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee
 
 Councilmember Fowler Move To Introduce

180901
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a Road Relinquishment Agreement and STP-Urban Program Supplemental Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission (“MHTC”) for the N.W. Prairie View Road and south of N.W. 64th Street Improvements Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
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.