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Last Published: 9/17/2015 4:26:55 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:10 - SCOTT WAGNER, HEATHER HALL, TERESA LOAR, QUINTON LUCAS, KATHERYN SHIELDS, JOLIE JUSTUS, LEE BARNES JR., ALISSIA CANADY, SCOTT TAYLOR, KEVIN MCMANUS
Excused:2 - DAN FOWLER, JERMAINE REED
 

150752
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to accept the Industrial Development Contract Proposal submitted by Ivanhoe Gateway Senior Cottages, LLC for redevelopment of the Ivanhoe Cottages Project in the 37th and Euclid/Ivanhoe Gardens PIEA area.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150771
COMMUNICATION - September 2015 – Accepting and releasing various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance and release.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150772
COMMUNICATION - September 2015 – Accepting various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150773
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Martin City Community Improvement District regarding the submission of their Annual Report for fiscal year ending April 30, 2015.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150785
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATIONS E42059-E42064


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150790
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the various election authorities to the City Clerk regarding the number of insufficient signatures in the petition entitled "Petition for Initiative to Enact Restrictions on Developing, Constructing, and Operating any Downtown Convention Center Headquarter Hotel".


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150791
COMMUNICATION - Notice from the City Clerk to the Committee of Petitioners a notice of Certificate of Insufficiency for the petition entitled: Petition for Initiative to Enact Restrictions on Developing, Financing, Constructing, and Operating any Downtown Convention Center Headquarter Hotel.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150792
COMMUNICATION - Notice is hereby received of the estimated Kansas City, Police Department budget for the Fiscal period 2016-17, as prepared by the Board of Police Commissioners.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150755
Approving the Kansas City Register nomination (H/O Overlay) for the “Green Duck Tavern” located at 2548 Prospect Avenue as required by Chapter 88-580-01-E of the Administrative Code of the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150758
(Sub.)
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri as to the First Amendment to the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving the First Amendment to the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150759
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project F of the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150760
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project G1 of the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150761
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project I1 of the Arlington Road Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150763
Vacating portions of Holly Street, south of W. 31st Street; retaining an easement; and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (1709-V).


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150768
Appropriating $200,000.00 in the Midtown STIF Fund for blight remediation in the Armour Gillham PIEA Planning Area.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150769
(Sub.)
Approving the development plan submitted by the Brookfield Hotel Redevelopment Corporation for the redevelopment of the Brookfield Building generally bounded by West 11th Street on the north, Baltimore Street on the east, the north/south platted alley on the west (located generally 142.6 feet west of the east boundary), and an area that is between 61.3 and 67.3 feet south of the north line on the south; declaring the area included in such plan to be a blighted area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals and welfare; authorizing the Director of City Development to enter into a contract with the Brookfield Hotel Redevelopment Corporation subject to certain payments in lieu of taxes; and authorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area for a term not to exceed 23 years, unless Brookfield Hotel Redevelopment Corporation or its affiliates is not awarded at least an $800,000.00 Brownfield tax credit from the State of Missouri, in which event, the tax abatement within the plan area shall be extended an additional two (2) years, for a total term of 25 years.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150720
Authorizing acceptance of a $117,250.00 grant from the Missouri Department of Transportation for the purpose of funding the Be Bright at Night safety education program; estimating revenue in the amount of $117,250.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating that amount to the Development - Citywide account in the Capital Improvements Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150740
Reducing the Contingent Appropriation in the General Fund by $1,234,066.00; and appropriating that amount to Storm Cleanup June 2015 accounts in the General Fund to cover the cost of storm damage resulting from the June 2015 storms.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150741
Authorizing a $3,000,000.00 amendment with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority to provide regular transit services and Share-A-Fare transportation for elderly and disabled residents of Kansas City; and appropriating $3,000,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the KCATA Sales Tax Fund to the KCATA Sales Tax account.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150767
Authorizing a five year Lease Agreement with Jet Midwest, Inc.; and estimating revenues by $65,000.00 over five years.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Wagner (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: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150776
(Sub.)
Amending Ordinance No. 150142 by repealing Section 1 and enacting in its place a new Section 1, reducing taxes levied for the General Fund, Health Levy Fund, and Museum Special Revenue Fund, maintaining taxes levied for the General Debt and Interest Fund, and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Hall, Wagner, James, Jr., McManus, Taylor, Canady, Barnes Jr., Justus, Shields, Lucas, Loar
Nays: 0

150757
(Sub.)
Approving an Industrial Development Plan for Challenge Mfg. Company, LLC, previously designated by the City as “Project Walker,” for the purpose of the expansion, improvement and equipping of a project for industrial development consisting of an automotive parts manufacturing facility located at 10501 N.W. Transcon Drive, Kansas City, Missouri; authorizing and approving various agreements for the purpose of setting forth covenants, agreements and obligations of the City and Challenge Mfg. Company, LLC; authorizing the issuance of taxable industrial revenue bonds in a maximum aggregate principal amount not to exceed $56,000,000.00; authorizing and approving certain other documents; and authorizing certain other actions in connection with the issuance of said bonds.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150762
Approving an amendment to a previously approved URD Plan in District UR (Urban Redevelopment), on approximately 12 acres generally located at the southeast corner of Troost Avenue and Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard, to allow for the expansion of uses and modifications of site design standards. (12034-UR-4).


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150779
Approving the petition to establish the Watts Mill Community Improvement District; establishing the Watts Mill Community Improvement District, generally located at the southeast corner of State Line Road and W. 103rd Street in Jackson County, Kansas City, Missouri; determining the Watts Mill Community Improvement 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 Watts Mill Community Improvement District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150780
(Sub.)
Approving the petition to establish the Red Bridge Shopping Center Community Improvement District; establishing the Red Bridge Shopping Center Community Improvement District generally located at the southwest corner of the intersection of Holmes Road and Red Bridge Road in Kansas City, Jackson County Missouri; determining that improvements will remediate blight and serve a public purpose; providing for a delayed effective date; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150784
Approving the plat of St. Michael’s Veterans Center II, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting and releasing various easements; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1439A)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Lucas, 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: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150778
Approving and authorizing the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners to accept from the Land Bank of Kansas City, Missouri, the transfer of a parcel of land located within Swope Park which was inadvertently conveyed to the Land Bank.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Wagner (Second by James, Jr.) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for reading ordinances on three separate days be waived for the ordinances on today’s docket listed as “First Readings” and that these ordinances be introduced as listed to the committee so designated.
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Hall, Loar, Lucas, Shields, Justus, Barnes Jr., Canady, Taylor, McManus, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150793
RESOLUTION - Adopting the 2016-2021 Citywide Business Plan including Council Goals, the Financial Strategic Plan, and the Balanced Scenario of the Five-Year Planning Model, and directing the City Manager and the Finance Department to align departmental strategic plans and business plans to the Citywide Business Plan.


Referred to Finance and Governance Committee

150794
Accepting and approving a $19,069.00 grant from Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services in cooperation with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to enable local public health agencies to bill commercial health insurance carriers for immunization service fees; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

150795
Accepting and approving a one-year $107,851.00 grant award agreement from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, to provide funding for a social marketing campaign that supports the care and prevention goals in the United States of reaching HIV positive African Americans lost to care and that re-engages them back into care services.


Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee

150797
Approving an amendment to a Chapter 80 plan at 94th and North Oak Trafficway to allow for additional monument signage. (9463-P-25)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150798
Approving a final plan in District M-P (Planned Industrial District) on approximately an 8.4 acre tract of land within an existing M-P district plan of 33.4 acres generally located on the north side of N.E. 33rd Terrace, approximately 120 feet west of NE. Chouteau Trafficway. (13000-P-5)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150799
Rezoning a 3.6 acre site generally located on the south side of I-70, between Manchester Trafficway on the west and I-435 on the east, from District R-7.5 to District M1-5. (11251-P-3)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150805
Authorizing the Director of City Development to execute an amendment to the Cooperative Agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri dated April 1, 2012 in order to establish a New Construction-GAP Funding Program in connection with the Midtown Housing Program.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150800
Authorizing a $2,000,000.00 expenditure with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Turkey Creek Flood Damage Reduction Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $7,600,000.00 subject to future appropriations; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150801
Authorizing a construction contract with Blue Nile Contractors, Inc., for Renewal 1 of the Citywide Water Service Line Kill Program; authorizing an expenditure of $1,000,000.00; authorizing a one-year renewal option without further City Council approval; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150802
Authorizing a $3,310,035.00 construction contract with Leath & Sons, Inc., for the replacement of water mains in the area of State Line Road to Holmes Road, W. 86th Terrace to E. 132nd Terrace Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $3,642,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150803
Authorizing a Design Professional Services Contract Amendment No. 2 with Shafer, Kline & Warren, Inc., for the Middle Blue River Basin: Sewer Pipe Consolidation Outfall 063 Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $330,000.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

150804
Authorizing Design Professional Services Contract Amendment No. 3 with Tetra Tech, Inc., for the Northeast Industrial District Basin Sewer Separation Diversion Structure 006 Project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $534,708.00; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
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