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Last Published: 2/4/2021 5:48:11 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - KEVIN MCMANUS
Present:11 - KEVIN O'NEILL, HEATHER HALL, TERESA LOAR, DAN FOWLER, BRANDON ELLINGTON, MELISSA ROBINSON, KATHERYN SHIELDS, ERIC BUNCH, LEE BARNES JR., RYANA PARKS-SHAW, ANDREA BOUGH
Excused:1 - QUINTON LUCAS
 
 
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201001
RESOLUTION - Honoring James (“Skip”) Hutton for his long service on the Fairness in Construction Board.


Adopted

Ayes: 9 - O'Neill, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 0

210109
RESOLUTION - Recognizing the month of February 2021 as American Heart Month and commemorating the noble work of Kansas City area hospitals for their dedication to providing the best quality of care for Kansas City’s heart needs.


Adopted

Ayes: 9 - O'Neill, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 0

210110
RESOLUTION - Declaring the 7th of February annually as Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

Ayes: 9 - O'Neill, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Barnes Jr. (Second by Parks-Shaw) 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: 8 - O'Neill, Fowler, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 1 - Ellington
 
 Councilmember Ellington (Second by Fowler) Move to Reconsider
 
Ayes: 12 - Hall, O'Neill, McManus, Bough, Parks-Shaw, Barnes Jr., Bunch, Shields, Robinson, Ellington, Fowler, Loar
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Barnes Jr. (Second by Parks-Shaw) Move To Consider
 
Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Fowler (Second by Parks-Shaw) Move to Reconsider
 
Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 0

210111
RESOLUTION - Approving the 2021 One Year Action Plan (“Plan”) in accordance with the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as amended, and authorizing submittal to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration.


Referred to Special Committee on Housing Policy

210046
Renaming Fund No. 3441 the Taxable Special Obligation Series 2021B Bond Fund; estimating and appropriating $1,248,026.00 in the Taxable Special Obligation Series 2021B Bond Fund to fund an irrigation system at the Hodge Park and Shoal Creek Golf Courses (“Project”); designating requisitioning authority; and authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 1 - Ellington

210071
Accepting funds allocated by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, FY 2020 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) in the amount of $588,501.00; estimating and appropriating $588,501.00 in the Justice Assistance Grant Fund; transferring $100,000.00 to the Police Department’s KCPDU accounting unit; authorizing cooperative agreements with the Board of Police Commissioners ($100,000.00), the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office ($253,056.00), the City of Raytown ($10,829.00), the City of Grandview ($9,984.00), and the City of Independence ($50,022.00); designating requisitioning authorities; and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200810
(Sub.)
Approving the petition to establish the Health Sciences District Community Improvement District; establishing the Health Sciences District Community Improvement District generally located north of E. 25th Street, south of E. 22nd Street, and bounded by Gilham Road to the west and Troost Avenue to the east, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; requiring the annual submission of certain records; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Held on Docket (3/4/2021)

210075
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area of about 16.75 acres generally located at the southeast corner of N.E. Cookingham Drive and N. Eastern Avenue from District B2-2 to District R-7.5 and approving a development plan which will also serve as the preliminary plat for the Auburndale Manor single family subdivision. (CD-CPC-2020-00161 and CD-CPC-2020-00152)


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 0

210097
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Gashland/Nashua Area Plan on about 44.9 acres generally located at 9550 and 9600 N. Brooklyn Avenue by changing the boundaries of the recommended land uses from mixed use neighborhood, residential low density, and open space to mixed use neighborhood and residential low density. (CD-CPC-2020-00163)


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 0

201072
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a $1,421,646.50 construction contract with USA Concrete for the repair of sidewalks, curbs and drive approaches along various streets from City Limits North to Missouri River.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 0

201073
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a $1,850,748.00 construction contract with Gunter Construction for the repair of sidewalks, curbs and drive approaches along various streets from Missouri River to City Limits South.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 0

210057
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute an agreement with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the FTA Pilot Program for Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Planning for the Prospect MAX Corridor, with a City contribution not to exceed $100,000.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 0

210070
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to issue separate Requests for Proposals for the conversion to more efficient and cost-effective LED technology for streetlights and City-owned building lighting.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Barnes Jr. (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 are advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 1 - Ellington

210095
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to enter into a $12,500.00 professional services contract with Winning Within & Associates, in order to conduct listening sessions facilitated by a neutral third party with expertise in the areas of diversity and inclusion to help with the elevation of the awareness of processes and systems that promote racial and social inequity.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 1 - Ellington

210087
Approving the plat of Arrow Ridge, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, on approximately 59.49 acres generally located on the east side of Fish Road, between Turner Road on the north and E. 87th Street on the south, creating 3 lots and 1 tract for the purpose of constructing two (2) additional single family homes; accepting various easements; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (CLD-FnPlat-2020-00044)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 1 - Ellington

210054
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 76, “Vehicles for Hire,” by enacting a new article, “Third-Party Food Delivery Services,” temporarily regulating third-party food delivery services.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 1 - Ellington

210096
Rezoning an area of about 44.9 acres generally located at 9550 and 9600 N. Brooklyn Avenue from District R-80 to Districts R-1.5, R-7.5, and R-10. (CD-CPC-2020-00149)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 0

210098
Waiving the requirements of Section 88-555-06, Prerequisites To Recording A Final Plat, of the City’s Zoning and Land Development Code in connection with property to be platted as the I-49 Industrial Center First Plat; and authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute a development agreement with The Kansas City Southern Railway Company and Platform I QOZB Property – RG Industrial II, LLC, for the same property.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 0

210099
Approving a Council approved signage plan pursuant to Section 88-445-11 to allow for a unified signage plan at City Center Square for Lightwell and other tenants on approximately 1.55 acres generally located at 1100 Main Street.. (CD-CPC-2020-00189)


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 0

210101
Approving the Oak Park PIEA General Development Plan on 21 adjoining Jackson County tax parcels and the intervening alleyway, an approximately 3.54 acre area generally encompassing the area south of East 38th Street, east of Prospect Avenue, west of Montgall Avenue, to an area roughly 388.22 feet south of the south line of E. 38th Street in the Oak Park neighborhood; declaring such area to be blighted and insanitary and in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Law, Sections 100.300-100.620, RSMo; and authorizing tax abatement.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 1 - Ellington
 
 Councilmember Barnes Jr. (Second by Parks-Shaw) 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: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 1 - Ellington

210112
Declaring the City of Kansas City, Missouri’s intent to participate in the 2021 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.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

210120
Estimating and appropriating interest income revenue in the Jackson County COVID-19 Fund No. 2584 and Clay County COVID-19 Fund No. 2581 into designated accounts; authorizing the Director of Finance to expend $181,494.33 on eligible COVID-19 expenditures; directing the expenditure of funds by December 31, 2021; repealing Section 6 of Ordinance No. 200453 and enacting in its place a new Section 6; repealing Section 11 of Ordinance No. 200555 and enacting in its place a new Section 11; repealing Section 8 of Ordinance No. 200725 and enacting in its place a new Section 8; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

210113
Declaring the area of land of about 4.5 acres generally bounded by E. 21st Street to the north, E. 26th Street to the south, Garfield Avenue to the west, and Wabash Avenue to the east, 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 Habitat for Humanity Scattered Site II Urban Renewal Plan. (CD-CPC-2020-00179)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

210114
Approving the preliminary plat of Forest Reserve on about 4.59 acres generally located at the northwest corner of Forest Avenue and E. 101st Street. (CD-CPC-2020-00095)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

210115
Approving the preliminary plat of Davidson Elementary School on about 7.4 acres in District R-6 generally located at 5100 N. Highland Avenue, creating one lot and four tracts for the construction of a new elementary school. (CD-CPC-2020-00167)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

210116
Consenting to the rate of front foot special assessment to be levied by the Union Hill Special Business District; consenting to the proposed uses of the revenues produced therefrom; estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $44,542.48 in the Union Hill Special Business District Fund; re-estimating and re-appropriating the remaining uncollected revenues and unexpended and unencumbered appropriations to the 2021-22 Fiscal Year; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

210117
Consenting to the rate of front foot special assessment to be levied by the Westport Special Business District; consenting to the proposed uses of the revenues produced therefrom; estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $39,213.10 in the Westport Special Business District Fund; re-estimating and re-appropriating the remaining uncollected revenues and unexpended and unencumbered appropriations to the 2021-22 Fiscal Year; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

210118
Accepting and approving a one-year grant award in the amount of $968,179.00 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to provide funding for Ryan White Part A and Minority AIDS Initiative services in Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

210119
Accepting and approving a $375,879.00 grant from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services for developing and implementing programs tailored to ending the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) epidemic in the Kansas City, Missouri area; estimating and appropriating $375,879.00 in the Health Grants Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

210122
Declaring certain real property generally located in the Union Station Addition of Kansas City, Missouri; authorizing the Director of General Services to enter into a Cooperative Agreement with the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, for the conveyance of the real property; and authorizing the Director of General Services to execute such deeds and other documents as may be necessary for the conveyance.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

210121
Authorizing a $36,000.00 professional services contract with the Kansas City Sports Commission to support Kansas City’s bid to be selected as a FIFA 2026 World Cup Host City.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

210103
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Main Street Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget covering fiscal year 2021 (May 1, 2020 through April 30, 2021).


Received And Filed

210104
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Broadway Area Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget covering fiscal year May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022.


Received And Filed

210105
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the 5050 Main Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget covering fiscal year ending April 30, 2022 (May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022).


Received And Filed

210106
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the 51st & Oak Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget covering fiscal year ending April 30, 2022 (May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022).


Received And Filed

210107
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the 1200 Main/South Loop Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget covering fiscal year ending April 30, 2022 (May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022).


Received And Filed

210108
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Ward Parkway Community Improvement District regarding their proposed budget covering fiscal year ending April 30, 2022 (May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022).


Received And Filed
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
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