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Last Published: 9/9/2014 1:26:44 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - ED FORD
Present:4 - JIM GLOVER, SCOTT TAYLOR, SCOTT WAGNER, MELBA CURLS
 

130801
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Main Street Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their proposed budget for the Fiscal Years ending 2012, 2013 and 2014.


RECEIVED AND FILED

130802
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Antioch Center Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for the Fiscal Year ending 2013.


RECEIVED AND FILED

130803
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the 210 Highway Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Budget for the Fiscal Year ending 2014.


RECEIVED AND FILED

130804
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the River Market Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Budget for the Fiscal Year ending 2014.


RECEIVED AND FILED

130805
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the River Market Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for the Fiscal Year ending 2013.


RECEIVED AND FILED

130814
(Sub.)
Amending Sections 88-580, Historic Designations and 88-585, Certificates of Appropriateness; and adding a new Section 88-810-045, Administrative Official, to clarify the procedure for historic designations. (254-S-286)


HELD OFF DOCKET
Chairman Ford informed the Committee that this Ordinance will be held off the Docket and rewritten to be introduced at a later date.
Ayes: 5 - Ford, Glover, Taylor, Wagner, Curls
Nays: 0

130628
(Sub.)
Annexing approximately 3.522 acres generally bounded by N. Oak Trafficway on the southeast, N.E. 32nd Street on the north and Burlington Street (Missouri Route 9) on the southwest, from the City of North Kansas City, Missouri into the City of Kansas City, Missouri; and directing the City Manager to file certified copies of this ordinance with the required Clay County officials. (100-AN-15)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/30/2013)"
Chairman Ford informed the Committee that this Ordinance would be held for 1 week until October 30th.
Ayes: 5 - Ford, Glover, Taylor, Wagner, Curls
Nays: 0

130629
(Sub.)
Detaching from the City approximately 9.130 acres generally including three properties located along the north side of N.E. 32nd Street between N. Oak Trafficway on the west and N. Holmes Street on the east and also including the north half of the N.E. 32nd Street right of way; reserving a utility easement; and directing the City Manager to file certified copies of this ordinance with the required Clay County officials. (100-AN-14)


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "HOLD ON AGENDA (10/30/2013)"
Chairman Ford informed the Committee that this Ordinance would be held for 1 week until October 30th.
Ayes: 5 - Ford, Glover, Taylor, Wagner, Curls
Nays: 0

130779
(Sub.)
Declaring certain real property in Beacon Hill along Vine Street surplus to the City(s needs; authorizing the Director of the General Services Department to convey these surplus parcels to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority and further authorizing the execution of related documents.


PLANNING, ZONING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE recommends "ADVANCE AND DO PASS AS A COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE, DEBATE"
Galen Beaufort, City Attorney's Office, testified on behalf of this Ordinance. His testimony included an explanation of the Ordinance. The purpose of the Ordinance is two-fold. First the Ordinance will declare the specified parcels as surplus and second, the Ordinance would authorize the transfer of these 7 parcels to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority. Mr. Beaufort explained to the committee that there is a Committee Substitute for this Ordiannce. The changes made in the Committee Substitute are: 1. Switches the order of Tract 1 and Tract 2 so as to conform to the tract numbering used by the title company. 2. Non-substantive changes to the legal descriptions to make them conform to the legal descriptions set out in the title company’s title commitment and the vesting deed.
Ayes: 5 - Ford, Glover, Taylor, Wagner, Curls
Nays: 0
 
 1. There will be an update on the Small Local Business Enterprise (SLBE) Program.
 
 Phillip Yelder, Human Relations Department, gave the presentation. Some of the highlights of the Small Local Business Enterprise (SLBE) program included no MWDBE goals , the program is race and gender neutral and there is a 5% bid incentive to SLBE firms on eligible City contracts. Mr. Yelder spoke on the appilicability of the program ststing that the program isintended to provide opportunities by limiting solicitations to SLBEs or providing SLBEs a bid incentive. He explaiined that the application of the SLBE program shall be limited to those eligible contract in which the Director has determined it to be proper. Some of incentives of the program included pre-payment of up to ten percent on construction contract amount to be tendered upon the City's issuance of notice to proceed, the elimination of any retainage requirement and payment every two weeks provided the SLBE has requested payment in the manner required by its contract with the City and is otherwise entitled to receive payment. Some of the qualifications to be met in order to become a SLBE certified firm included, but are not limited to, the owner must possess at least 51% ownership, management, and control of the business. The owner must also have the traning/expertise to perform the work, and where required, have a license in his or her name. Lastly, Mr. Yelder discussed some statistics overviewing the program. There were 338 firms certified as participants of the SLBE program. 21 of the 338 are non-MWBE firms. There were 77 SLBE projects awarded totalling approximately $33,026,053.
 
 2. There may be a discussion on the Economic Incentive Policy.
 
 3. There may be discussion of Council Priorities relating to economic development.
 
 4. There may be general discussion regarding current Planning, Zoning and Economic Development issues.
 
 5. Pursuant to the following subsections of Section 610.021 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, there may be a closed session to discuss: (1) legal matters, litigation, or privileged communications with attorneys, pursuant to subsection 1; (2) real estate, pursuant to subsection 2; (3) personnel, pursuant to subsection 3 and 13; and/or (4) sealed bids or proposals, pursuant to subsection 12.
 
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