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Last Published: 12/17/2020 11:13:12 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - QUINTON LUCAS
Present:11 - KEVIN O'NEILL, HEATHER HALL, TERESA LOAR, DAN FOWLER, BRANDON ELLINGTON, MELISSA ROBINSON, ERIC BUNCH, LEE BARNES JR., RYANA PARKS-SHAW, ANDREA BOUGH, KEVIN MCMANUS
Out:1 - KATHERYN SHIELDS
 
 
 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.

200440
RESOLUTION - Recognizing June 14, 2020, as “National Flag Day” in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

200395
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 10-212, Distance from churches and schools, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter to include the Uptown District within the list of entertainment districts contained within 10-212(d).


Passed

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

200422
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to determine the number of body cameras needed and the cost of purchasing body cameras for use by Kansas City, Missouri Police Department patrol officers.


Adopted as Substituted

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

200362
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a Non-Exclusive Revocable License Agreement with Westfall-O'Dell Motors, Inc. to install communication conduit within City right-of-way located at N.E. Great Midwest Drive, south of N.E. Parvin Road and north of N.E. 38th Street.


Passed

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

200363
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a Non-Exclusive Revocable License Agreement with Heartland Customer Solutions, LLC, to install communication conduit within City right-of-way located along the north side of 141st Street Terrace and the west side of Madison Avenue, from the Kansas-Missouri state line east to Madison Avenue and then north along Madison Avenue.


Passed

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

200393
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a construction contract with Superior Bowen Asphalt Company in the amount of $2,272,175.25 for the Rehabilitation of View High Drive from I-470 Highway to East 109th Street; and authorizing contract changes up to and including twenty percent (20%) of the original contract price without further Council approval.


Passed

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

200425
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to submit the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) projects identified in this Resolution as applications for FY 2023 & 2024, Congestion Mitigation/Air Quality Program (CMAQ), Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) and FY 2021 Planning Sustainable Places Program (PSP) funding.  


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember McManus (Second by Barnes Jr.) 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: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200404
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to execute a Limited Term Contract for a total contract amount of $21,382.00 for the Cultural Activities Coordinator.


Passed

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

200416
Authorizing the Director of Health to execute an amendment in the amount of $90,000.00 to a professional services contract with University Health Physicians for physician services for the TB (tuberculosis) clinic, Sexual Health clinic, and Child Immunization/Adult Travel clinic for a total contract amount not to exceed $218,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

200419
Approving the petition to establish the Pioneer Plaza Community Improvement District; establishing the Pioneer Plaza Community Improvement District generally located along the southwest corner of E. Bannister Road and Hillcrest Road in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; determining the District to be a blighted area; determining that certain actions are reasonably anticipated to remediate blighting conditions and will serve a public purpose; 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.


Passed

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

200420
Approving the petition to establish the WallStreet Garage Community Improvement District; establishing the WallStreet Garage Community Improvement District generally located at 1112 Grand Avenue in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; determining the District to be a blighted area; determining that certain actions are reasonably anticipated to remediate blighting conditions and will serve a public purpose; 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.


Passed

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

200427
(Sub.)
Accepting the recommendation of the Central City Economic Development Sales Tax Board and authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services to enter into a contract with Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) in the amount of $500,000.00 to establish a Small Business Stabilization Program from funds previously appropriated to the Central City Economic Development Sales Tax Fund.


Passed as Substituted

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

200407
Authorizing professional services agreements with Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP and Shea Larsen for the purpose of representing the City of Kansas City, Missouri in the Chapter 7 case of Jimenez Arms, Inc. Case No. 20-10752-abl in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Nevada.


Passed

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

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.


Held on Docket (6/18/2020)

200417
Estimating revenues and appropriating funds in the amount of $2,296,434.00 in the General Grants Fund for Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG-CV); estimating revenues and appropriating funds in the amount of $252,369.00 in the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Fund for Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA-CV); authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods to execute contracts for ESG activities; and authorizing the Director of Health to execute a contract for HOPWA activities.


Passed

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

200414
Authorizing the purchase of the leasehold interest of land and improvements, not to exceed $8,098,000.00, in Kansas City, Missouri at the Kansas City International Airport; estimating revenue in the Aviation Fund; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, 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: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, 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.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

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


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

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.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

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


Add to Consent Docket

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.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

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.


Add to Consent Docket
 
 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 “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: 1 - Fowler

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.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

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.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

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.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

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.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

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


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

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.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

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.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

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.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

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.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

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.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200451
RESOLUTION - Directing the Central City Economic Sales Tax Board to give preference to projects utilizing Area Median Income thresholds to determine eligibility for housing.


Referred to Special Committee on Housing Policy

200453
(Sub.)
Establishing Fund No. 2584, Jackson County COVID19 Fund in the records of the City of Kansas City, Missouri; estimating and appropriating $1,500,000.00 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.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

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.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

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.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

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.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

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.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

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.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

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.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

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.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

200430
COMMUNICATION - Notice received to the City Clerk a petition to establish the 900 Broadway Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

200438
COMMUNICATION - Notice received to the City Clerk regarding an amendment to the Petition to Establish the Pioneer Plaza Community Improvement District.


Received And Filed

200439
COMMUNICATION - Notice received to the City Clerk regarding an amendment to the Petition to Establish the Wallstreet Garage Community Improvement District.


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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