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Last Published: 6/18/2020 5:56:29 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - QUINTON LUCAS
Present:10 - KEVIN O'NEILL, HEATHER HALL, TERESA LOAR, BRANDON ELLINGTON, MELISSA ROBINSON, ERIC BUNCH, LEE BARNES JR., RYANA PARKS-SHAW, ANDREA BOUGH, KEVIN MCMANUS
Out:1 - KATHERYN SHIELDS
Excused:1 - DAN FOWLER
 
 
 Members of the City Council may attend this meeting via videoconference. The public can observe this meeting at the links provided below. Closed Sessions may be held by teleconference.

200406
Authorizing a $40,000.00 Cooperative Agreement with the Water Research Foundation for the Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology program.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200413
Authorizing a $20,000.00 contract with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to minimize wildlife damage at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200450
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to review and recommend to City Council modification, and repeal, where necessary, of any laws, policies, administrative rules or internal publications of the City that on their face undermine fairness and equality in the relationship between local government and members of the public, are impermissibly discriminatory, unreasonable, unduly burdensome, or duplicative.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Ellington, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200418
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 18, Code of Ordinances, by renaming it the “Building and Rehabilitation Code” and adopting the latest editions of the currently adopted, nationally recognized model codes for use in building construction; repealing Article XV, Blasting and repealing Article XVI, Energy Empowerment; and enacting a new Chapter 17 entitled “Energy Empowerment” of like title and subject matter.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Ellington, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200415
(Sub.)
Establishing a limited prosecutorial bar for certain acts within the City.


Councilmember Bough (Second by McManus) Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember McManus
Ayes: 10 - O'Neill, Loar, Ellington, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Hall


Councilmember Bough (Second by McManus) Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember McManus
Ayes: 10 - O'Neill, Loar, Ellington, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Hall


Passed as Substituted and Amended

Ayes: 9 - O'Neill, Ellington, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 2 - Hall, Loar

200428
Amending Chapter 3, Article IV, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 3-421 entitled “Definitions” and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter that reduces the date by which the owner of a minority business enterprises (MBE) or women’s business enterprise (WBE) must provide documentation evidencing that the owner meets the personal net worth test.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - O'Neill, Loar, Ellington, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Hall

200391
Appropriating $452,301.83 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the KCI Passenger Facility Charge Fund; authorizing a $411,183.83 Amendment No. 10 with HNTB Corporation to Rehabilitate Ottawa Avenue Phase 2 at KCI Airport for a total contract amount of $6,572,413.96; and authorizing a maximum expenditure of $452,301.83.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - O'Neill, Loar, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200411
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to develop and implement public-private partnerships to effectuate digital equity for residents, students and small businesses in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - O'Neill, Loar, Ellington, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200449
RESOLUTION - Expressing the Council’s continued commitment to climate action and its desire to delay consideration of an update to the City’s energy efficiency code until the 2021 version of the International Energy Conservation Code with a Zero-Code Appendix is released in the fall of 2020.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Ellington, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember McManus (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 “Committee Advances” and that these ordinances are advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 10 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200446
Appropriating $1,400,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Stormwater Fund; Estimating and appropriating $1,400,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the City Legal Expense Fund; approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Nine Guys, LLC v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 20-00065-CV-W-HFS; and authorizing acceptance of a Special Warranty Deed.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200432
Authorizing a $14,000.00 contract with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for wildlife hazard management at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200433
Authorizing an $8,000.00 contract with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to minimize wildlife damage (birds) at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport and the expenditure of previously appropriated funds.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200434
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute an agreement granting an easement to MDC EP Land, LLC, for the location, construction, reconstruction, maintenance, preservation, operation, and repair of surface grades and grading of land contours for the conveyance of storm drainage runoff over and across City property located at 7808 E. Levee Road for improvements to the property to be known as Lot 1, Frontage at Executive Park – First Plat, as described in the City Planning and Development Department Case No. CLD-FnPlat-2019-00036.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200441
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a three-year lease agreement with one two-year option to renew with Diamond Foods, LLC, dba Break Time, for the purpose of a convenience store located at 1128 Oak Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64106.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Ellington, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200452
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, Section 2-1104 to provide City employees sixteen hours paid leave annually to work as election workers in any general, primary, general municipal or special election and exempting fire department employees from such leave.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200293
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88, Zoning and Development Code, Section 88-445-11-B, to provide that a Council Approved Signage Plan may be approved for any property zoned B3, B4, D, UR, M, MPD, SC or KCIA except that the minimum acreage requirement shall not apply to any property located along an interstate highway within one mile of a sports complex stadium, and further amending Chapter 88 by adding a new Section 88-810-1905, Sports Complex Stadium.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Ellington, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200442
Accepting and approving a one-year $399,832.00 grant award from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development under the Shelter Plus Care program for homeless services in the Kansas City area and approving a $405,403.00 sole source contract with SAVE Inc. for housing assistance services for persons living with HIV in the Kansas City area; and waiving the solicitation requirements of Section 3-3, Code of Ordinances, for the SAVE Inc. sole source contract.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Ellington, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200443
Authorizing the Director of Health to execute contract amendments in the amounts of $213,065.00 and $177,310.00 with Kansas City Care Clinic, $269,239.00 with Thrive Health Connection, and $253,858.00 with Truman Medical Centers, Inc., for early intervention, outpatient, and medical case management care services in the Kansas City area; and authorizing the Director of Health to extend the term of the contracts or increase the total contract dollar amounts upon need and appropriation without further Council approval.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Ellington, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200444
Authorizing the Director of Health to execute amendments to professional services contracts with Dr. Robert Claassen in the amount of $19,653.45 for oral health services and NextGen Practice Solutions in the amounts of $24,750.00 for database maintenance and licensing and $125,222.00 for health insurance premium and cost sharing assistance, and sole source contracts not to exceed amounts of $66,273.67 with Laboratory Corporation of America and $78,179.97 with Quest Diagnostics for outpatient health care services for those persons living with HIV/AIDS in the Kansas City area; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Ellington, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200445
Accepting and approving a $50,000.00 grant from AIDS United to provide capacity building assistance for HIV prevention program integration in the Kansas City area.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Ellington, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200435
Reducing appropriations in the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $300,000.00; appropriating $300,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance in the Capital Improvements Fund to the 107th Street sidewalk project from Blue Ridge Boulevard to Bristol Avenue; authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute Change Order No. 1 with Gunter Construction in the amount of $250,000.00 for a total contract amount of $1,380,294.00; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to spend up to $1,552,000.00.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington
 
 Councilmember McManus (Second by Bough) 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: 10 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200353
(Sub.)
Approving the Third Amendment to the Linwood Shopping Center Tax Increment Financing Plan; directing the Tax Increment Financing Commission to enter into a Redevelopment Agreement with Linwood Shopping Center Redevelopment Company, LLC with certain requirements; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

200429
Approving the Third Amendment to the Grand Avenue South Urban Renewal Plan for the purpose of extending its duration to December 31, 2027.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

200447
Authorizing and directing the City Manager to execute an amendment to an existing lease agreement between the City of Kansas City, Missouri and BlueScope Buildings North America, Inc. and/or their affiliate for parking in what is commonly known as the West Bottoms Garage or the Kemper Parking Facility.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

200453
Establishing Fund No. 2584, Jackson County COVID19 Fund in the records of the City of Kansas City, Missouri; estimating and appropriating $4,000,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Jackson County COVID19 Fund; designating requisitioning authority to the Director of Health to fund programs or enter into contracts related to testing and other public health measures aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19 among vulnerable residents in the City of Kansas City, Missouri; directing the Director of Health to expend funds by November 30, 2020; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

200403
Appropriating $3,668,297.30 contract with Ideker, Inc., to Rehabilitate Ottawa Avenue – Phase 2 at KCI Airport; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $4,035,127.30; and appropriating $4,035,127.30 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Passenger Facility Charge Fund.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

200423
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute an Amended and Restated Lease Agreement with Flying Truss, LLC, for portions of the Kaw River Bridge, along with the accesses thereto, for a term of up to 56 years and to execute a contract and quit claim deed for the conveyance of the Kaw River Bridge to the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

200431
Authorizing a $1,176,197.00 Design Professional Services Contract with HNTB Corporation for the Water Main Replacement along Prospect Avenue, E. Linwood Boulevard to E. 63rd Street project.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

200448
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a contract amendment with an annual value of $1,500,000.00 with Lippert Mechanical Services Corporation for HVAC Maintenance and Repair Services at various City-owned facilities for a total contract amount of $2,500,000.00; authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to further amend the contract subject of appropriation of funds; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember McManus (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 “First Readings” and that they be placed on the docket next week for final reading.
 
Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Ellington, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200455
Amending Code of Ordinances Section 50-10 “Possession or control of marijuana” to eliminate the possession or control of marijuana as a violation of the Code of Ordinances.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200459
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Ronald Wessley.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200463
Authorizing the Director of the Convention and Entertainment Facilities Department to enter into a one (1) year agreement with Green Wave Technology to provide Utility Concessions services to clients of the Kansas City Convention and Entertainment Facilities with one (1) year options to renew not to exceed five (5) additional years.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200464
Authorizing the City Attorney to execute a professional services agreement with Anna White in an amount not to exceed $10,000.00 to provide expert testimony in Martin v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1916-CV04745.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200465
Authorizing the City Attorney to execute a professional services agreement with Bill Stannard in an amount not to exceed $15,000.00 to provide expert testimony in Martin v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1916-CV04745.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200473
Amending Chapter 2, by adding Section 2-1656 to the Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City requiring all businesses, organizations or other entities which receive twenty percent or more of their annual funds from the City of Kansas City, Missouri, to ensure director level employees live within the city limits of the City.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200475
Directing salary caps on the top salaried positions in any organization receiving more than twenty (20) percent of its funding from the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200477
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a $75,000.00 Non-Municipal Agency contract with ArtsTech, a nonprofit corporation, to provide a teens in transition program.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200454
Approving the Nineteenth Amendment to the 22nd & Main Tax Increment Financing Plan; and directing the City Clerk to send a copy of this ordinance to Jackson County.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200457
Rezoning an area of about 5 acres generally located at the northeast corner of N.E. 43rd Street and N. Antioch, south of I-35, from District B2-2 to District UR, to allow for a 66 unit multi-family residential development. (CD-CPC-2019-00240)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200458
Rezoning approximately 882 acres generally located at the northwest quadrant of Missouri Highway 169 and Interstate 435 from Districts R-80 and AG-R to District MPD, and approving an MPD plan to allow development of a data center. (CD-CPC-2020-00059)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200460
Approving the petition to establish the Ambassador Building Community Improvement District; establishing the Ambassador Building Community Improvement District generally located at the northwest of the intersection of N.W. Cookingham Drive and N. Ambassador Drive in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; requiring the annual submission of certain records; directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development; and authorizing the City to enter into a cooperative agreement with the District.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200461
Approving the petition to establish the Twin Creeks Village East Community Improvement District; establishing the Twin Creeks Village East Community Improvement District generally located east of N. Platte Purchase Drive and north of Route 152 in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; requiring the annual submission of certain records; directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development; and authorizing the City to enter into a cooperative agreement with the District.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200462
Approving the petition to establish the Twin Creeks Village West Community Improvement District; establishing the Twin Creeks Village West Community Improvement District generally located west of N. Platte Purchase Drive and north of Route 152 in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri; requiring the annual submission of certain records; directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development; and authorizing the City to enter into a cooperative agreement with the District.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200466
Authorizing the Director of the Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department to enter into a Non-Municipal Agency contract with Hope House, Inc., in the amount of $136,367.00 for operating expenses for shelters for battered persons from funds previously appropriated in the Domestic Violence Shelter Operations Fund.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200467
Authorizing the Director of the Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department to enter into a Non-Municipal Agency contract with Newhouse in the amount of $87,796.00 for operating expenses for shelters for battered persons from funds previously appropriated in the Domestic Violence Shelter Operations Fund.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200468
Authorizing the Director of the Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department to enter into a Non-Municipal Agency contract with Rose Brooks Center, Inc., in the amount of $101,607.00 for operating expenses for shelters for battered persons from funds previously appropriated in the Domestic Violence Shelter Operations Fund.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200469
Authorizing the Director of the Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department to enter into a Non-Municipal Agency contract with Synergy Services, Inc., in the amount of $39,030.00 for operating expenses for shelters for battered persons from funds previously appropriated in the Domestic Violence Shelter Operations Fund.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200470
Accepting the recommendation of the Central City Economic Development Tax Board for additional funding in the amount of $500,000.00 for a total not to exceed amount of $1,225,000.00 for an economic development project proposed by Emmanuel Family and Child Development Center for the purpose of incentivizing the construction of a new early education facility generally located at the intersection of Prospect and Swope Parkway; authorizing the Director of the Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department to enter into a first amendment to a funding agreement in the amount of $500,000.00 with Emmanuel Family and Child Development Center for construction of noise barrier from funds previously appropriated to the Central City Economic Development Sales Tax Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200472
Authorizing the Director of the Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department to enter into a Non-Municipal Agency contract with Northland Neighborhood, Inc., in the amount of $95,000.00 for code enforcement, neighborhood safety improvements, and block watch meetings.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200474
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute, on behalf of Kansas City, Contract No. EV1890 Amendment No. 6 in the amount of $1,139,952.83 with Towne Park, LLC, for parking facilities management in the Kansas City Power and Light District Garages for a total contract amount of $6,492,707.12.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

200476
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to develop a plan outlining the necessary steps the City would take to transfer policing operations at the Kansas City International Airport to the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department and to report back within seven days. 


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

200456
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the City Clerk and various election authorities certifying the election results of the June 2, 2020 Special Election.


Received And Filed

200471
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 64971 Through 65028


Received And Filed
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
 1. Closed Session • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 1 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss legal matters, litigation, or privileged communications with attorneys; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 2 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss real estate; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsections 3 and 13 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss personnel matters; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 9 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss employee labor negotiations; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 11 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss specifications for competitive bidding; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 12 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss sealed bids or proposals; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 17 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss confidential or privileged communications with auditors; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsections 20 and 21 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss security systems for operation of a computer system or computer network.
 
 2. Members of the City Council may attend this meeting via videoconference. The public can observe this meeting at the links provided below. The city provides several ways for residents to watch City Council meetings: • Livestream on the city’s website at www.kcmo.gov/clerk: Quick Links, Video on Demand, Click on “View” for desired meeting • Livestream on the city’s YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hOuBIg4fok • Watch Channel 2 on your cable system. The channel is available through Time Warner Cable (channel 2 or 98.2), AT&T U-verse (channel 99 then select Kansas City) and Google Fiber on Channel 142.
 
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