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Last Published: 2/26/2016 2:01:46 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:12 - SCOTT WAGNER, HEATHER HALL, TERESA LOAR, DAN FOWLER, QUINTON LUCAS, JERMAINE REED, KATHERYN SHIELDS, JOLIE JUSTUS, LEE BARNES JR., ALISSIA CANADY, SCOTT TAYLOR, KEVIN MCMANUS
 

160127
RESOLUTION - Honoring Ms. Karen Everett on the occasion of her retirement after more than 12 years of dedicated service with the Kansas City, Missouri Municipal Court.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160149
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the Black Health Care Coalition for hosting Faith Summit 2016 and its commitment to increase awareness and understanding of health disparities.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160081
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Oak Barry Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2017.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160082
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the 4840 Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2017.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160083
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the 5050 Main Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2017.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160084
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the 51st & Oak Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget for fiscal year ending April 30, 2017.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160108
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to Accept Redevelopment Contract Proposal submitted by Sunflower Development Group, LLC for the acquisition and use of surface parking lots at 215 and 219 E. 12th Street in support of a mixed-use project to rehabilitate the Traders on Grand building and parking garage at 1125 Grand Boulevard.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160124
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 63126 Through 63142


Received And Filed

160129
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the City Clerk regarding the Fiscal Year 2016-17 Submitted Budget.


Received And Filed
 
 CONSIDERATION PURSUANT TO SECTION 711, CITY CHARTER, OF A REFERENDUM PETITION SEEKING AN ELECTION ON ORDINANCE 150849: Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Second Amendment to the W. 17th Street Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Second Amendment to the W. 17th Tax Increment Financing Plan; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance. Shall Ordinance 150849, specified in the referendum petition be repealed?

150849
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Second Amendment to the W. 17th Street Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Second Amendment to the W. 17th Tax Increment Financing Plan; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Councilmember James, Jr. (Second by Wagner) Move To Repeal

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


Repealed

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

160122
RESOLUTION - Appointing Martin J. McDonnell, Thomas R. McGee and Christy Soeken as successor directors to the 5050 Main Community Improvement District.


Held on Docket (3/3/2016)

160093
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by enacting a new Article 17 to implement a film development program to encourage film production in the City of Kansas City, Missouri (City).


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160096
Estimating and appropriating $62,579.08 in the General Fund for proceeds from the sale of sports memorabilia; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160099
(Sub.)
Renaming Fund 8187 the Series 2016A Sewer Revenue Improvement and Refunding Bond Fund; transferring $2,583,195.37 from Fund No. 8182, the Wastewater Series 2007A Fund to Fund No. 8187, the Series 2016A Sewer Revenue Improvement and Refunding Bond Fund; appropriating $929.40 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of Fund No. 8182, the Wastewater Series 2007A Fund; estimating revenues in the amount of $145,057,226.67 in Fund No. 8187, the Series 2016A Sewer Revenue Improvement and Refunding Bond Fund and appropriating the same from the sale of Sanitary Sewer System Improvement and Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 2016A; designating requisitioning authority; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon project completion; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

151050
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88, the Zoning and Development Code, regarding the plans review and approval process (254-S-312)


Councilmember Taylor (Second by Canady) Move to Amend

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


Passed as Substituted and Amended

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160074
Authorizing execution of a 5-year contract with the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri and a 5-year contract with Cochran Head Vick & Co. for the purposes of providing professional third-party accounting and financial reporting services to the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160076
Authorizing City officials to take such actions and execute such documents as the City Manager determines are required for the purposes of taking a limited assignment from the Tax Increment Financing Commission of its existing rights, duties, interests and obligations under its development agreements with respect to the location of the Special Allocation Fund and the receipt of certain administrative fees, establishing the Special Allocation Fund, as defined by the Real Property Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act, and transferring such amounts as are on deposit in such Special Allocation Fund as currently maintained by the Tax Increment Financing Commission to the City; appropriating $312,500.00 in the Development Services Fund; estimating and appropriating $625,000.00 in the Economic Development Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160091
Approving an amendment to a previously approved Chapter 80 preliminary development plan in District B3-2 to allow an increase in permitted building floor within a 10-acre plan area generally located south of N.E. 96th Street and west of N. Oak Trafficway. (13590-P-15)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, 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: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160110
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Marquida Richardson v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1516-CV07130.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160106
Approving the plat of Replat of The Woods of Somerset Lots 26 thru 36, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; 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. (SD0974E)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160107
Approving the plat of Hunt Midwest Business Park-Fifth Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; 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. (SD0956G)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160120
Approving the plat of Shoal Creek Business Park First Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; 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. (SD1053N)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160112
Vacating a portion of east/west Front Street from Heart of America Bridge to Lydia Avenue and a portion of Front Street beneath the Kit Bond Bridge; retaining utility and access easements; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1713-V)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160114
Authorizing a $2,000,000.00 design professional services contract with CH2M Hill Engineers, Inc. for the Private Inflow and Infiltration (I/I) Reduction Projects – Building Plumbing Evaluations for I/I Source Disconnections Project; and authorizing two successive renewal options without further City Council approval.


Passed

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

160115
Authorizing a $2,000,000.00 design professional services contract with CDM Smith, Inc., for the Private Inflow and Infiltration (I/I) Reduction Projects – Building Plumbing Evaluations for I/I Source Disconnections Project; and authorizing two successive renewal options without further City Council approval.


Passed

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

160116
Authorizing a $2,000,000.00 design professional services contract with Olsson Associates for the Private Inflow and Infiltration (I/I) Reduction Projects – Building Plumbing Evaluations for I/I Source Disconnections Project; and authorizing two renewal options without further City Council approval.


Passed

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

160117
Authorizing a $1,625,000.00 construction contract with Hettinger Excavating, Inc. for the replacement of water mains in the area of N. Walrond Avenue to N. Brighton Avenue, N.E. Russell Road to N.E. 53rd Terrace; 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

160118
Authorizing a $3,750,000.00 construction contract with Blue Nile Contractors, Inc., for the replacement of water mains in the area of N. Troost Avenue to N. Kansas Avenue, N.E. Russell Road to N.E. Englewood Road; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

160121
Approving the allocations in the FY 2017-21 Capital Improvements Program preliminary budget and the FY 2017 Neighborhood Conservation Project list as set forth in this ordinance and attached exhibits; stating the Council’s intention regarding advance funding of the FY 2017-21 Capital Improvements Program projects; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, 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 “Second Readings” and that they be placed on the docket next week for third reading.
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

160077
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a one year $1,448,340.00 contract with City Wide Maintenance Company, Inc., to provide facility janitorial and cleaning management services from funds appropriated in the City’s annual budget for such purpose and authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to amend the contract and to execute four additional one year extensions without Council approval with such funds that are appropriated in the City’s annual budget for such purpose.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

160105
RESOLUTION - Amending the Briarcliff-Winnwood Area Plan for an approximately 19.337 acre tract of land generally located on the east side of N. Bennington Avenue and approximately 350 feet south of N.E. 46th Street, by changing the recommended land use from institutional to residential medium density with a conservation overlay district. (673-S-5)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

160113
Rezoning 19.337 acres generally located on the east side of N. Bennington Avenue from M2-2 to R-6 to allow for future residential development. (14638-P)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by Reed) 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

160139
Appropriating $43,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund; approving contracts with various agencies in the amount of $43,000.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160140
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $200,000.00; and appropriating that same amount for spring mowing, maintenance and nuisance abatement on Land Bank properties.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160146
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Marquetta Wright v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, et al., Case No. 1516-CV27391.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160147
Authorizing the Court Administrator of the Municipal Court to negotiate and execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the Missouri Attorney General, Ascension Health, and the State of Missouri to support the operation of the Kansas City Assessment and Triage Center (KC-ATC) that will be located at 2600 E. 12th Street; authorizing the Court Administrator to negotiate and execute service and operational agreements as deemed necessary with ReDiscover, a Missouri nonprofit corporation, to operate the KC-ATC per Ascension Health and Area Hospital agreements; authorizing the City Manager to accept $1,500,000.00 from the Ascension Health Settlement Agreement and $1,000,000.00 from Kansas City area hospitals to support the operation of the Assessment Center; estimating and appropriating $2,500,000.00 in the Inmate Security Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160151
Levying taxes for Fiscal Year 2016-17 for General Revenue, Health Levy, Museum Special Revenue and General Debt and Interest Funds on all property in Kansas City subject to taxation on January 1, 2016; providing for the extension of such levies by the Director of Finance; and authorizing the collection by the Director of Finance.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160152
Pursuant to Section 68-582 of the Code of Ordinances, setting the rates for the trafficway maintenance tax, the park and boulevard maintenance tax, and the boulevards and parkways front foot assessment at $0.00 for Fiscal Year 2016-17.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160153
Adopting the Annual Budget of the City for the Fiscal Year 2016-17; estimating the revenues for the fiscal year; appropriating for the purposes stated the sums set forth in the budget; designating requisitioning authorities; directing the Director of Finance to make the necessary entries upon the City’s records to show the appropriations and allocations provided for; and authorizing inter-fund loans.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160154
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation Department to execute a $4,052,000.00 cooperative agreement with Kansas City Urban Youth Academy, Inc. (KCUYA) for the construction, maintenance and operation of the Kansas City MLB Urban Youth Academy; estimating revenue in the amount of $2,000,000.00 in Fund No. 3433, the Series 2016A Special Obligation Bond Fund; appropriating that amount to the Urban Youth Baseball Academy account; estimating revenue in the amount of $2,000,000.00 in Fund No. 3090, the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the Urban Youth Baseball Academy; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion; authorizing KCUYA to enter into design services and construction contracts; declaring the City’s official intent to get reimbursed from bonds proceeds; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160145
Appropriating $500,000.00 in the Maintenance Reserve Fund and supporting the creation of a Catalytic Urban Redevelopment Pre-Development Loan Fund with Greater Kansas City LISC using $500,000.00 of Kansas City Maintenance Reserve Corporation funds to support eligible predevelopment expenses of projects that will spur economic renewal and growth in Kansas City's underserved neighborhoods.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

160141
Rezoning a 9.58 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of Stillwell Avenue and south of Levee Road east of N. Chouteau Trafficway from District M1-5 to District M3-5, and approving a development plan to allow for an intermodal yard. (14634-P and 14634-P-1)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160142
RESOLUTION - Amending the Heart of the City Area Plan by changing the land use recommendations on a total of 6.8 acres in the area of E. 31st Street and E. Linwood Boulevard. (685-S-7).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160143
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. (14616-P)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160144
Rezoning a 0.3 area site at 1717 W. 9th Street, on the south side of West 9th Street, just east of State line, from District M 3-5 to District DX-7. (14620-P)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160150
Declaring an area of land about 6.8 acres generally located south of E. 31st Street, west of Mersington Avenue, north of E. Linwood Boulevard and east of Central Park, to be a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority Law and approving the Urban Renewal Plan for the same, said plan to be known as the Linwood & Cleveland Urban Renewal Plan. (729-S)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160155
Authorizing a cooperative agreement with Kinsley, LP, for the Englewood Complete Streets project.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160148
Amending Chapter 64, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 64-111, Definitions, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter that adds a definition for restoration work and adds the removal of flags and stakes to the costs that can be defrayed with the restoration deposit required for excavation work.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
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