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Last Published: 2/21/2018 8:30:17 AM
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
 

180107
RESOLUTION - Declaring the month of February 2018 to be American Heart Month, supporting Go Red for Women; and recognizing the work of the American Heart Association.


Adopted

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

180117
RESOLUTION - Supporting the Muslim community in Kansas City against prejudice and bias.


Adopted

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

180113
COMMUNICATION - February 2018 - Releasing an easement in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; requesting the City Manager approve the release; 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: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

180114
COMMUNICATION - February 2018 - Accepting various easements in Clay 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 Clay County, Missouri.


Received And Filed

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

180115
COMMUNICATION - February 2018 - Accepting various deeds and easements 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: 13 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

180029
Authorizing an amendment to the legal services agreement with Husch Blackwell LLP for the provision of legal services related to the proposed terminal modernization project; appropriating $450,000.00 from Aviation Account No. 18-8300-627270-611060-62180497 into Law Department Account No. 18-1000-131506-610120; authorizing the City Attorney to expend this sum for this purpose; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date pursuant to Section 503(a)(3)(C) of the Charter.


Councilmember Lucas (Second by Reed) Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Reed
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - McManus


Councilmember Lucas (Second by Reed) Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Reed
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - McManus


Passed as Amended

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - McManus

180062
Authorizing the Director of Health to enter into a $649,874.00 contract with Children’s Mercy Hospital to provide primary health care services for indigent residents in Kansas City, Missouri; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

180060
Declaring the City of Kansas City, Missouri’s intent to participate in the 2018 Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday, exempting from city sales tax all retail sales of Energy Star certified new appliances during the sales tax holiday; and directing the City Clerk to provide notice to the Missouri Department of Revenue of the City's participation in the sales tax holiday.


Passed

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

180087
Declaring certain real property surplus to the City's needs and authorizing the Director of General Services to offer the sale of the property generally located at 5825 Troost Avenue Kansas City, Missouri and execute related documents to complete the transfer of the real property reserving easements as necessary to continue the City’s ownership in the communications tower on the property and to provide access and utilities to such tower and limiting the height of future structures by deed restriction; and directing the City Clerk to record this Ordinance with the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of Jackson County, Missouri.


Passed

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

180094
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a five-year lease agreement with Kansas City Blues and Juke House, LLC for property located at 1700 E. 18th Street in Kansas City, Missouri.


Passed

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

180095
Authorizing the issuance of General Obligation Improvement and Refunding Bonds, Series 2018A, of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, in a principal amount not to exceed $105,000,000.00; prescribing the form and details of said bonds; providing for the levy and collection of an annual tax for the purpose of paying the principal of and interest on said bonds as they become due; authorizing certain other documents and actions in connection therewith; estimating and appropriating $10,000.00 in the General Obligation Series 2018A Bond Fund; designating requisitioning authority; stating the intent of the Council with respect to reimbursement of these funds; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Hall, Fowler, Lucas, Reed, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 1 - Loar

180069
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades and relocate portions of N. Brighton Avenue, N.E. 59th Terrace, N.E. 60th Terrace, Shady Lane (South), Shady Lane (North), N.E. 62nd Street (East), N.E. 62nd Street (West), N.E. 63rd Street, N.E. 65th Terrace, and N.E. Pleasant Valley Road, as well as to open, establish and dedicate Street Right of Way for Project No. 89020217, “North Brighton Avenue Improvement Project - 58th St to Pleasant Valley Road”, in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to cause a notice to be published as provided for herein; and directing the City Clerk to cause this ordinance to be recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds for Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri.


Passed

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

180086
Declaring it necessary to change and re-establish the grades on portions of N.E. 104th Street, as well as to open, establish and dedicate Street Right of Way for Project No. 89008535, “N.E. 104th Street Improvements – Phase II”, in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to cause a notice to be published as provided for herein; and directing the City Clerk to cause this ordinance to be recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds for Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri.


Passed

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

180096
Estimating revenue in the amount of $7,800,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the Englewood Complete Streets project; authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a $12,630,468.46 construction contract with VF Anderson for Englewood Complete Streets Upgrade project; 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

180101
Reducing an appropriation in the amount of $837,681.71 in certain accounts in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount from the Unappropriated Fund Balance in the Capital Improvements Fund to the 75th & Wornall Improvements account; authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a design services contract with Walter P. Moore in the amount of $752,911.90 for the 75th & Wornall Improvements project; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

180102
(Sub.)
Appropriating $512,155.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance in the Capital Improvements Fund to the Armour/Benton Bicycle Facilities account, Project No. 89020191; authorizing the expenditure of $512,155.00 by the Director of Public Works; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed as Substituted

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

170771
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88, Zoning and Development Code, to regulate provision of short term rental. (254-S-316)


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

180077
Authorizing condemnation and taking of private property interests for public use for Street Right of Way purposes and for Retaining Wall, Storm Drainage, and Temporary Construction Easements, for the construction, location and maintenance of the “N.E. 104th Street Improvements – Phase IIA”, Project No. 89008535, from a point +/- 2,500 feet east of the intersection of Missouri Route 291 and N.E. 104th Street (9600 N.E. 104th Street), east to N. Church Road, in Kansas City, Clay 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 on behalf of the City; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Clay County, Missouri.


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

180112
Estimating and appropriating $77,301,854.40 in, the Sewer 2018 Revenue Project and Refunding Fund; designating requisitioning authority; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

180120
Authorizing an amendment to contract with Piper-Wind Architects in the amount of $3,163,079.00 for the ADA Facility Improvements projects; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

180103
Authorizing the acceptance of an $88,050.00 Fair Housing Assistance Program Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Partnership Funds for the purpose of education and outreach regarding the impediments to fair housing; estimating $88,050.00 in the Neighborhoods Grants Fund; and appropriating that amount to the Fair Housing Grant 17 accounts.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

180108
Estimating and appropriating $15,406.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund; accepting and approving a $15,406.00 grant from Association of Food and Drug Officials to develop and implement multilingual outreach materials for use on social media platforms to focus on the importance of handwashing and the reporting of symptoms of foodborne illness in the Kansas City area; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

180116
Estimating revenue in the amount of $100,000.00 in the Inmate Security Fund; and appropriating that amount to the Neighborhood Initiatives account.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

180121
Authorizing the City Manager to accept a two year grant in the amount of $190,742.17 from the United States Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women; estimating revenue and appropriating $190,742.17 in the Domestic Violence Shelter Operations Fund; appropriating $60,580.72 from the Contingent Appropriation Fund to the Domestic Violence Shelter Operations Fund; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

180122
Amending Chapter 10, Alcoholic Beverages, by repealing Sections 10-211 and 10-212 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter which will allow an applicant within the newly expanded area of 18th Street and Vine Street to bypass the density requirement when applying for a retail sales-by-drink license without effecting the density calculation of other licensed establishments and which creates an exempted area of 18th Street and Vine Street for retail sales-by-drink licensed businesses from the required minimum distance from a church or school.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

180104
Approving a development plan in Districts UR and DC-15 on approximately a 0.63 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of E. 3rd Street and Grand Boulevard, to allow for a six (6) story mixed use building with a total of 93 dwelling units and 93 parking spaces within a parking garage. (14902-P)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180105
RESOLUTION - Approving the Riverfront Industrial Area Plan as a guide for the future development, redevelopment, and public investment within the area generally bounded by the city limits on the north, Coal Mine Road on the south, I-435 south of the Missouri River and the city limits north of the Missouri River on the east, and I-35/I-29 and generally following the railroad tracks south of the Missouri River, I-435 & the City of North Kansas City north of the Missouri river to the west; repealing and replacing the Birmingham Area Plan, the Northeast Industrial District Area Plan and the Riverfront Area Plan with the Riverfront Industrial Area Plan; and amending the Blue Valley Industrial Area Plan and Eastwood Hills Neighborhood Plan by deleting the portion of the plans covered by the Riverfront Industrial Area Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180106
RESOLUTION - Approving the Country Club/Waldo Area Plan as a guide for the future development and redevelopment of the area bounded generally by 55th Street on the north, the Paseo Boulevard and Troost Avenue on the east, 85th Street on the south, and State Line Road on the west; repealing and replacing the South Central Area Plan, the Country Club Area Plan, the Ward Parkway Corridor Study, the Waldo Area Plan, the 63rd Street Corridor Land Use and Development Plan, and the Troost Corridor Action Plan; amending the Troost Corridor Redevelopment Plan by removing the future land recommendations and replacing with reference to the Country Club/Waldo Area Plan; amending the Swope Area Plan by changing the Land Use Plan map in an area generally on the east side of Troost Avenue between Gregory Boulevard and 81st Street from “Mixed Use Neighborhood” and “Office” all to “Mixed Use Community”. (225-S-27, 249-S-15, 260-S-14, 171-S-9, 256-S-6, 578-S-6, 619-S-2, 706-S-1, 702-S-2 advertised as 225-S-27; 249-S14; 260-S-12; 171-S-8; 256-S-4; 578-S-4; 619-S-1;706-S and 702-S-1)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180118
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Second Amendment to the New York Life Building Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Second Amendment to the New York Life Building Tax Increment Financing Plan; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180119
Approving and designating the 9th & Main Redevelopment Project of the 9th & Main Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

180109
Authorizing Change Order No. 2 with J. M. Fahey Construction Company in the amount of $213,680.69 for Project No. 89008533-Resurface Designated Streets Missouri River south to Gregory Boulevard; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

180110
Estimating revenue in the amount of $551,250.00 in the Capital Improvement Fund; appropriating that amount to the Paseo Bridge over Brush Creek account; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

180111
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into an Amended and Restated Cooperative Agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission for streetscape improvements along 20th Street from Southwest Boulevard to Grand; estimating revenue in the amount of $100,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Sales Tax Fund; appropriating that amount to the 20th Street Streetscape account; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Hall Move To Introduce

180123
Authorizing the Director of the General Services Department to enter into a Cooperative Agreement with the Kansas City Police Officers Memorial Foundation for the funding, construction and maintenance of the Law Enforcement Memorial on City owned property in recognition of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area Law Enforcement Officers who gave their lives in the line of duty; directing the City Manager to set aside $600,000.00 of in-district PIAC funds over a period of two years into a separate account for the Memorial; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.  


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee
 
 Councilmember Justus Move To Introduce

180124
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the 9th & Main Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the 9th & Main Tax Increment Financing Plan; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development 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.