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Last Published: 4/1/2016 2:35:39 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SCOTT WAGNER
Present:10 - HEATHER HALL, TERESA LOAR, DAN FOWLER, QUINTON LUCAS, JERMAINE REED, KATHERYN SHIELDS, JOLIE JUSTUS, LEE BARNES JR., ALISSIA CANADY, SCOTT TAYLOR
Excused:2 - KEVIN MCMANUS, SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
 

160226
RESOLUTION - Honoring Wanda K. Sherman on the occasion of her retirement after 31 years and 4 months of dedicated service with the City of Kansas City.


Adopted

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

160224
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATION E42120R


Received And Filed

160228
COMMUNICATION - Notice of lntent to Accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by 100-118 W Armour, LLC for redevelopment of the 100-118 W Armour Street Project in the Second Amended and Restated Armour Gillham PIEA Area.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160229
COMMUNICATION - Notice of lntent to Accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by Sunflower Development Group, LLC for redevelopment of the Traders on Grand Project in the Downtown Loop PIEA Area.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160231
COMMUNICATION - Notice of lntent to Accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by Wichitawest Hospitality Inc. for redevelopment of the 39th Terrace Hotel Project in the 39th Terrace PIEA Area.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Reed (Second by Lucas) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the resolutions listed on today’s docket as “Resolutions for Same Day Adoption” be presented to Council for consideration for immediate adoption today.
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor
Nays: 0

160200
RESOLUTION - Appointing Amy Ehlers, Steve Caffey, David Harris, Russ Cline and Angie Rogers as successor directors to the Flintlock Plaza Community Improvement District.


Adopted

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

160201
RESOLUTION - Appointing Amy Ehlers, Steve Caffey, David Harris, John Bell and Russ Cline as successor directors to the Old Foundation Community Improvement District.


Adopted

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

160202
RESOLUTION - Appointing David Harris, Russ Cline, Angie Rogers, Steve Caffey and Amy Ehlers as successor directors to the Landing Mall Community Improvement District.


Adopted

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

160203
RESOLUTION - Appointing David Harris and Russ Cline as successor directors to the Flintlock Shoppes Community Improvement District.


Adopted

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

160204
RESOLUTION - Approving the appointments of Edie Ballweg and Alicia Stephens and the reappointments of Rosemary Salerno, Brenda Noorbakhsh and Audrey Sisco to the Zona Rosa Community Improvement District Board of Directors for terms as specified.


Adopted

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

160215
RESOLUTION - Approving the reappointment of James Didion and the appointments of John Green and Jules Heron as successor directors to the Kansas City International Airport Community Improvement District.


Adopted

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

160185
Accepting and approving a one-year grant award in the amount of $2,423,532.00 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to provide funding for Ryan White Part A and Minority AIDS Initiative services.


Passed

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

160194
RESOLUTION - Amending the Heart of the City Area Plan approved by Resolution No. 110159 on April 21, 2011, by changing the land use recommendation on a total of 1.97 acres generally located at the southeast corner of E. 36th Street and Hardesty from institutional to residential very low density. (685-S-8).


Adopted

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

160158
Amending Chapter 70, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 70-643, Disposition of impounded property; prerequisites for release; collection of costs, and enacting a new section that establishes the process for appealing the decision of the Director of Public Works to remove a vehicle.


Councilmember Reed (Second by Fowler) Move To Re-refer

Seconded by Councilmember Fowler


Re-Referred Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Reed (Second by Lucas) 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, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor
Nays: 0

160207
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Belinda Keenan v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, et al., Case No. 1416-CV26680.


Passed

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

160186
Approving the plat of Summit on Quality Hill, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, generally located north of West 13th Street, east of I-35, about 150 feet south of West 12th Street and west of Washington Street; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; vacating a portion of a street and an alley and retaining an easement; 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. (SD1508)


Passed

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

160182
Approving an amendment to a previously approved preliminary development plan on about 23 acres generally located at the northeast corner of N.E. Cookingham Drive and N. Ash Avenue, in District B2-2 to allow for the revision of a 2 acre tract in the southeast portion of the plan by adding a new business. (6158-CP-36)


Passed

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

160183
(Sub.)
Rezoning a 0.57 acre tract of land generally located at 415 E. 63rd Street from District B3-2 to District UR and approving a preliminary development plan which also serves as a preliminary plat, to allow construction of a five-unit residential building. (10771-UR-2)


Passed as Substituted

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

160184
(Sub.)
Accepting and approving the recommendation of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, as to the Eighth Amendment of the Civic Mall Tax Increment Financing Plan and the termination of various Redevelopment Project Areas; declaring as surplus those funds within the special allocation funds established in connection with the terminated Redevelopment Project Areas; authorizing the distribution of such surplus funds; estimating and appropriating sums totaling $280,000.00 for the purposes of funding economic development activities as specified herein; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


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

Seconded by Councilmember Barnes Jr.
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor
Nays: 0


Passed as Substituted and Amended

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

160192
Vacating any part of E. 51st Terrace between Mersington Avenue to the west and Myrtle Avenue to the east that has not been previously vacated; retaining a utility easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1706-V)


Passed

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

160193
Rezoning 1.97 acres generally located at the southeast corner of E. 36th Street and Hardesty from District R-2.5 to District R-80, to allow an existing vacant school to be redeveloped for use as an adult daycare facility. (14648-P)


Passed

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

160214
Rezoning a 1.68 acre tract of land generally located at the southeast and southwest corners of E. Linwood Boulevard and Harrison Street from Districts R-.05, R-1.5 and B3-2 to District UR to allow an existing vacant building to be redeveloped for use as an apartment building. (14654-UR)


Passed

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

160221
Approving the Second Amendment to the Bannister & I-435 Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed

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

160222
Authorizing the Director of Finance to make mid-year adjustments including appropriating from the Unappropriated Fund Balance in the TIF Special Allocation Debt Fund in the amount of $1,518,248.00; and estimating additional revenues in the General Fund in the amount of $131,148.00.


Passed

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

160211
Accepting a United States Department of Transportation (DOT) Beyond Traffic 2045 The Smart City Challenge Grant Phase I in the amount of $100,000.00; estimating revenue in the amount of $100,000.00 in the Neighborhoods Grants Fund; estimating that amount to the Beyond Traffic Smart Cities Grant account; authorizing a $90,000.00 contract with Ecco Select for the implementation of Phase I; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

160216
Authorizing a $2,412,900.00 construction contract with Foley Company for the Birmingham Pump Station Mid-Range Pumps Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

160217
Authorizing a $131,462.00 Design Professional Services Amendment No. 1 with Black & Veatch Corporation for the Water Treatment Plant Pump Station West Header and Valve Replacement Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

160218
Authorizing a $5,626,220.00 construction contract with Kissick Construction Company, Inc., for the Arrowhead Transmission Main – Phase 3 (N. Oak Trafficway to Highway 169) Project; authorizing a $220,000.00 design professional services contract Amendment No. 2 with Black & Veatch Corporation for the Arrowhead Transmission Main – Phase 3 (N. Oak Trafficway to Highway 169) Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

160219
Authorizing an $8,974,671.00 construction contract with Radmacher Brothers Excavation Company, Inc., for the Target Green West Marlborough Middle Blue River Green Infrastructure for Areas Tributary to Outfall 059 Bid Package 3 Project; authorizing an $890,247.00 Design Professional Services Amendment No. 2 with CDM Smith, Inc., for the Middle Blue River Green Infrastructure/Distributed Storage for Areas Tributary to Outfall 059 Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

160220
Authorizing a $4,561,000.00 construction contract with MEGA Industries Corporation for the Target Green East Marlborough Middle Blue River Green Infrastructure for Areas Tributary to Outfall 069 Phase 3 The Paseo Boulevard and Rachel Morado Drive Improvements Project; authorizing a $1,103,826.00 Design Professional Services Amendment No. 2 with Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc., for the Middle Blue River Green Infrastructure/Distributed Storage for Areas Tributary to Outfall 069 Project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Reed (Second by Taylor) 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: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor
Nays: 0

160210
Authorizing the City Manager to execute an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Land Bank of Kansas City, Missouri to support and undertake administrative and operational staffing and other services on behalf of the Land Bank.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

160160
Approving an amendment to a previously approved community unit project plan in District R-1b on approximately a 132 acre tract of land generally located on either side of N. Cosby Avenue (N.W. 62nd Terrace) between 45 Highway (N.W. 64th Street) on the north and N.W. 56th Street on the south by removing about 1.37 acres, also known as Forest Ridge Estates Tract B, generally located on the west side of N. Cosby Avenue about 500 feet south of N.W. 63rd Street from the plan. (5857-P-53)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

160179
Approving the plat of Silverbrooke Pool Tract, an addition in Platte County, Missouri, generally located at the northeast corner of North Green Hills Road and Northwest 76th Terrace; 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. (SD1263D)


Add to Consent Docket

160180
Approving the plat of Silverbrooke – Phase 2A, an addition in Platte County, Missouri, generally located on the east side of North Green Hills Road, extending North Adrian Avenue to connect to Northwest 76th Terrace; 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. (SD1263E)


Add to Consent Docket

160208
Approving the plat of Dollar General – Raytown Road, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, generally located at Raytown Road and E. 87th Street; 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. (SD1525A)


Add to Consent Docket
 
 Councilmember Reed (Second by Hall) 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, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor
Nays: 0

160230
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, relating to the Classification and Compensation Plan, by repealing Sections 2-1075, 2-1076, 2-1077, 2-1078, 2-1079, 2-1080, 2-1086, 2-1100 and 2-1117 establishing an effective date which authorizes our job classification and pay system for the next fiscal year, and enacting in lieu thereof sections of like numbers providing for maintenance of the system by updating the pay scales in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement with Local 3808 and Ordinance No. 160061, by revising the sick leave accrual rates and raises the maximum accrual for Local 3808 members and for full-time employees not covered by a collective bargaining agreement, revises the language of rights of unclassified employees formerly classified, adjusts the minimum and maximums of the pay ranges for the majority of the classifications not covered by a collective bargaining agreement, creates eight new job classifications and eliminates three job classifications, eliminates an internal pay band for Airport Police Officers, abbreviates the starting pay for seven job classifications, and changes the pay grade for seven job classifications.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160232
Authorizing a $325,000.00 professional, specialized or technical services contract with Mid America Assistance Coalition for the Low Income Assistance Program Project; and authorizing three successive one-year renewal options without further City Council approval.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160233
Authorizing a $1,089,758.00 professional, specialized or technical services contract with Ancor Information Management LLC d/b/a Utilitec for the Water Bill Printing and Mail Services Project; and authorizing four successive one-year renewal options without further City Council approval.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160234
Estimating revenue in the amount of $1,050,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating $1,600,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund for repairs to the Bartle Hall Sky Station; authorizing a contract with A. Zahner Company in the amount of $1,300,000.00, and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160235
Approving contracts with various agencies in the amount of $1,414,800.00 for events and projects from the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

160236
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services and the Director of Parks Department to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement to facilitate the transfer of properties from the Kansas City Public Schools to the City of up to six closed school sites that could be used for parkland, recreational purposes or future housing development.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

160188
RESOLUTION - Declaring and reaffirming that a .52 acre tract of land generally located at 2100 Wyandotte Street is a blighted and insanitary area in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority Law, and the approval of the Arterra 21/2100 Wyandotte Urban Renewal Plan. (715-S)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160227
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to explore available options and best practices to address the use and removal of paint markings on the City’s right-of-way.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160237
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Tenth Amendment to the Briarcliff West Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Tenth Amendment to the Briarcliff West Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160238
Amending Ordinance No. 911393 by repealing and reenacting Sections 3 and 6 for the purposes of revising the legal description of, and renaming, Redevelopment Project No. X of the Briarcliff West Tax Increment Financing Plan, as amended, and making the text consistent with the governing statute; and directing the City Clerk to transmit a copy of this ordinance.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160239
Amending Ordinance No. 970714 by repealing and reenacting Sections 2 and 4 for the purposes of revising the legal description of, and renaming, Project No. XVI of the Briarcliff West Tax Increment Financing Plan, as amended, and making the text consistent with the governing statute; and directing the City Clerk to transmit a copy of this ordinance.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160240
Amending Ordinance No. 970715 by repealing and reenacting Sections 2 and 4 for the purposes of revising the legal description of, and renaming, Project No. XVII of the Briarcliff West Tax Increment Financing Plan, as amended, and making the text consistent with the governing statute; and directing the City Clerk to transmit a copy of this ordinance.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

160241
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the Second Amendment to the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the Second Amendment to the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Lucas (Second by Reed) Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor
Nays: 0

160242
Repealing Ordinance No. 160172; authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement for the completion of the Colonnades at Beacon Hill project at 27th and Tracy (the "Project"); amending the 2012 and 2014 One Year Action Plans and authorizing submittal of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration; estimating revenue and appropriating funds in the HOME Investment Partnerships Fund; estimating revenue and appropriating funds in the Community Development Block Grant Fund; and authorizing contracts with Colonnades at Beacon Hill Development, LP (“Developer”) in the amount of $3,000,000.00.


Councilmember Lucas (Second by Reed) Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Reed
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor
Nays: 0


Passed

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