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Last Published: 4/17/2017 11:32:01 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - JERMAINE REED
Present:4 - KEVIN MCMANUS, QUINTON LUCAS, JOLIE JUSTUS, DAN FOWLER
 

160938
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 76, Article II, Vehicles for Hire Code, by repealing Sections 76-32, 76-33, 76-35, 76-40, 76-46, 76-73,76-74, 76-75, 76-101, 76-102, 76-103, 76-104, 76-106, 76-107, 76-109, 76-162, 76-191, 76-192, 76-198, 76-199, 76-200, 76-201, 76-209, 76-234 and 76-238, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections that regulate taxicab vehicles, livery vehicles and transportation network company vehicles.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Jim Reedy, Regulated Industries, testified that this ordinance would revise ordinances that regulate taxicab vehicles, livery vehicles and transportation network company vehicles.
Ayes: 5 - Reed, McManus, Lucas, Justus, Fowler
Nays: 0
 
 Public Works

170090
Authorizing the condemnation and taking of private properties for public use as Street Right of Way, Storm Drainage Easements, Temporary Construction Easements, and a Retaining Wall Easement, for the construction of project number 89008230, “Northwest 72nd Street Improvements”, in the vicinity of Northwest 72nd Street, from Interstate 29, east to N Overland Drive, in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations and purchase by the Director of the Public Works Department; authorizing the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Platte County.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Don Frank and Damon Hodges, Public Works, testified that this ordinance would authorize condemnation of private properties for Northwest 72nd Street Improvements. The properties obtained by condemnation shall be used by the City of Kansas City, Missouri as street right of way and easements for the location of improvements and utilities to be constructed therein, including any necessary appurtenances to it; and Kansas City or its authorized agents, employees or independent contractors , and with Kansas City, Missouri minutes permission, utility companies franchised to operate in Kansas City, Missouri and their authorized agents, employees or independent contractors, shall have the right to enter in or authorize the entry in and upon said properties for the purpose of constructing, reconstructing, maintaining, operating and repairing said improvements and utilities.
Ayes: 5 - Reed, McManus, Lucas, Justus, Fowler
Nays: 0

170091
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE recommends "DO PASS"
Jeff Martin and Wei Sun, Public Works, testified that this ordinance would authorize and make permanent changes to parking regulations in the Westport Area. Traffic Regulation Numbers 63476 through 63558, made by the Director of Public Works in accordance with the City Code. These Traffic Regulations have been published and tested for a ninety day period in accordance with Sections 70-38 (b) and (c) of the Traffic Code. A list of the Regulations, the streets affected by the Regulations and the dates the signs or signals were installed, removed and changed is attached to the ordinance.
Ayes: 5 - Reed, McManus, Lucas, Justus, Fowler
Nays: 0

170046
(Sub.)
Calling an election on August 8, 2017, for the purpose of submitting to the voters of Kansas City a question presented by a committee of petitioners through an initiative petition enacting a municipal minimum wage ordinance to phase in a minimum wage of $15.00 per hour; enacting the minimum wage ordinance contingent upon voter approval; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities on or before May 30, 2017; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date because it calls an election.
 
 1. There may be a general discussion regarding current Transportation and Infrastructure Committee issues.
 
 2. Pursuant to the following subsections of Section 610.021 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, there may be a closed session to discuss: (1) legal matters, litigation, or privileged communications with attorneys, pursuant to subsection 1; (2) real estate, pursuant to subsection 2; (3) personnel, pursuant to subsection 3 and 13; and/or (4) sealed bids or proposals, pursuant to subsection 12.
 
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