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Last Published: 3/2/2020 1:49:42 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - QUINTON LUCAS
Present:12 - 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, KEVIN MCMANUS
 

200145
RESOLUTION - Honoring Gloria Ellington for her years of advocating for domestic violence in the community while also being a Life Coach, Motivational Speaker, Community Activist and Organizer.


Adopted

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

200157
RESOLUTION - Declaring February 24-March 1, 2020, as Eating Disorder Awareness Week throughout the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

200158
RESOLUTION - Honoring Bobby Watson on the occasion of his retirement for his twenty years of dedicated service to the Conservatory and UMKC as the Distinguished Professor of Jazz Studies.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember McManus (Second by Bough) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
 
Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200181
RESOLUTION - Directing the Acting City Manager to work with the Director of the City Planning and Development Department to convene a meeting of the Midtown Plaza Implementation Committee to recommend criteria for the City Council to consider in approving deviations to the height limitations set forth in the Plaza Bowl Overlay District.


Adopted

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

200185
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to review Chapter 10, “Alcoholic Beverages,” Code of Ordinances, and report back to City Council within 90 days.


Referred to Special Committee for Legal Review
 
 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 “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

200141
Vacating a portion of N.E. Barnes Road generally located east of I-35 to allow for a lot combination and directing the City Clerk to record certain documents. (CD-ROW-2019-00017)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 2 - Bunch, Lucas

200083
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Approving the 2020 One Year Action Plan (“Plan”), as revised, in accordance with the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as amended; approving a Substantial Amendment; and authorizing submission to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration.


Adopted as Substituted

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

200127
Authorizing a $7,518,506.00 contract with Evergy Missouri West, Inc., to provide redundant electrical service to the new terminal at the Kansas City International Airport.


Passed

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

200129
Authorizing a $1,346,023.14 construction contract with Blue Nile Contactors, Inc., for the replacement of water mains in the area of Jackson Avenue to Manchester Terrace, Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard to E. 63rd Street; and authorizing a maximum expenditure of $1,521,000.00.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200131
Authorizing a $322,475.00 Design Professional Services Contract Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 9119 with Carollo Engineers, Inc., for the Lime Slakers and Associated Equipment Replacement Project for a total contract amount of $1,097,475.00.


Passed

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

200133
Authorizing a Site Lease Agreement with Sprint Spectrum L.P. for the operation of a distributed antenna system on the Terminals B and C garage at the Kansas City International Airport.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200134
Estimating $145,800.00 in the Aviation Fund; authorizing an Off-Airport Parking Permit Agreement with PNGLU CFC of Kansas City, LLC d/b/a Park N Go at the Kansas City International Airport.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember McManus (Second by Fowler) 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, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200135
Declaring the City of Kansas City, Missouri’s intent to participate in the 2020 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.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200152
Authorizing the issuance of General Obligation Bonds, Series 2020A, of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, in a principal amount not to exceed $60,000,000.00; prescribing the form and details of said bonds; providing for the levy and collection of an annual tax for the purpose of paying the principal of and interest on said bonds as they become due; authorizing certain other documents and actions in connection therewith; increasing and appropriating revenue in the amount of $1,515,606.70 in the GO Bond 2020 Q1 Fund; increasing and appropriating revenue in the amount of $712,680.70 in the GO Bond 2020 Q2 Fund; increasing and appropriating revenue in the amount of $619,857.20 in Fund 3720, the GO Bond 2020 Q3 Fund; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion; and declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from the bond proceeds for certain expenditures.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

191022
(Sub.)
Approving the Petition to establish the 31 Street Community Improvement District; establishing the 31 Street Community Improvement District, generally located along 31st Street near the corner of Oak Street in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; determining the 31 Street 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 District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 2 - Ellington, Bunch

200087
Declaring the area of approximately 0.3 acres generally located at the southwest corner of 27th and Troost Avenue 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 Hospital Hill Urban Renewal Plan. (CD-CPC-2019-00215)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200122
Approving the 9th and Grand PIEA General Development Plan on two adjoining Jackson County tax parcels and the intervening alleyway, a 0.41 acre area generally encompassing the southern portion of the block bounded by Grand Boulevard on the east, E. 9th Street on the south, Walnut Street on the west, and E. 8th Street on the north and located in the north/central portion of the CBD neighborhood; declaring such areas 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.


Held on Docket (3/4/2020)

200142
(Sub.)
Approving an amendment to a previously approved development plan for a 14-story residential building, parking garage and ground-level retail space in District DX-15 on approximately a 0.24 acre tract of land generally located at the southwest corner of Walnut Street and E. 18th Street. (CD-CPC-2019-00124)


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

200146
Authorizing a $650,000 Amendment No. 4 with Wellner Architects, Inc., for design professional services at Kansas City International & Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport; and authorizing a maximum expenditure of $740,000.00.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

200147
Authorizing a $3,578,721.55 design contract with HNTB Corporation for runway rehabilitation and lighting at the Kansas City International Airport; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $3,936,593.55.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

200148
Authorizing a $545,169.51 contract with HNTB Corporation for design services for the Rehabilitate Taxiway C project at the KCI Airport; and authorizing a maximum expenditure of $599,686.51.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

200153
Appropriating $18,807,677.33 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Water Fund to pay off the Subordinate Water Revenue Bond Issue, Series 2008A.


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

200160
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 2020-21 Fiscal Year; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200161
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 2020-21 Fiscal Year; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200162
Appropriating $250,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund, and authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement with ReStart to provide emergency shelter for homeless.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200166
Levying taxes for Fiscal Year 2020-21 for the General Revenue, Health, General Debt and Interest, and Museum Special Revenue Funds on all property in Kansas City subject to taxation on January 1, 2020; providing for the extension of such levies by the Director of Finance; and authorizing the collection by the Director of Finance.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200167
Setting the rates for the trafficway maintenance tax, the park and boulevard maintenance tax, and the boulevards and parkways front foot assessment at $0.00 for Fiscal Year 2020-21 in accordance with Section 68-582 of the Code of Ordinances.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200171
Adopting the Annual Budget of the City for the Fiscal Year 2020-21; establishing on the books of the City the Municipal Court Building Fund (Fund No. 2761), Probation Fund (Fund No. 2762), Specialty Court Fund (Fund No. 2763), Housing Violation Fund (Fund No. 2764), Assessment and Triage Center Fund (Fund No. 2765), Love Thy Neighbor Fund (Fund No. 2766); renaming the Parking Garages Fund to the Parking Fund (Fund No. 2160), Governmental Grants Fund to the Health Grants Fund (Fund No. 2480) and Neighborhoods Grants Fund to General Grants Fund (Fund No. 2580); repealing Second Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 180783; estimating the revenues for the fiscal year; appropriating for the purposes stated the sums set forth in the budget; directing the Director of Finance to make the necessary entries upon the City’s records to show the appropriations and allocations provided for; and authorizing inter-fund loans.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200172
Establishing Fund No. 3521, the General Obligation Series 2021A Question 1 Bond Fund in the records of the City of Kansas City, Missouri; estimating and appropriating $38,449,495.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Obligation Series 2021A Question 1 Bond Fund; establishing Fund No. 3621, the General Obligation Series 2021A Question 2 Bond Fund in the records of the City of Kansas City, Missouri; estimating and appropriating $5,202,020.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Obligation Series 2021A Question 2 Bond Fund; establishing Fund No. 3721, the General Obligation Series 2021A Question 3 Bond Fund in the records of the City of Kansas City, Missouri; estimating and appropriating $4,545,455.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Obligation Series 2021A Question 3 Bond Fund; designating requisitioning authorities; declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from the bond proceeds for certain expenditures; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts; and establishing the effective date of this ordinance.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200173
Approving the issuance by the City of Kansas City Missouri of its special obligation bonds in three series (collectively, the “Series 2020 Bonds”), one to finance certain projects with an estimated cost of $11,208,636.00 on a taxable basis, one to finance certain projects with an estimated cost of $7,827,058.00 on a tax-exempt basis and one to finance certain costs of the expansion of the City’s streetcar system with an estimated cost of $9,100,000.00, such Series 2020 Bonds to be issued in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $30,100,000.00; approving and authorizing certain documents and actions relating to the issuance of the Series 2020 Bonds; renaming Fund No. 3440, the Special Obligation Series 2020B/C Tax-Exempt Bond Fund; estimating and appropriating revenue of $459,364.00 in Fund No. 3439, the 2020A Taxable Special Obligation Bond Fund; estimating and appropriating revenue of $645,777.60 in Fund No. 3440, the Special Obligation Series 2020B/C Tax-Exempt Bond Fund; designating requisitioning authority and authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts; and declaring the City’s intent to reimburse itself from bond proceeds.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200177
Estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $28,980.00 in the Water Working Capital Fund and $202,860.00 in the Sewer Working Capital Fund; authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a Professional Services Agreement regarding a Replace and Scrap Grant with the Metropolitan Energy Center, Inc. (MEC); designating requisitioning authority and authorizing contract amendments; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200174
Rezoning an area of approximately 0.476 acres generally located on the north side of W. 75th Street between Wyandotte Street to the east and Wornall Road to the west from District B4-5 to District UR, and approving a development plan for the redevelopment of the Waldo Ice House building. (CD-CPC-2019-00213)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200175
Rezoning an area of about 7.02 acres generally located on the northeast corner of Tracy Avenue and E. 22nd Street from Districts R-1.5 and M1-5 to District MPD, and approving a development plan for the redevelopment of the Western Bible College historic building to a mixed-use development. (CD-CPC-2019-00080)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200179
Authorizing the Acting City Manager to execute a funding agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission; and authorizing the Acting City Manager to execute a prioritization agreement with the Tax Increment Financing Commission.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200182
Rezoning an area of approximately 27.15 acres generally located on the northeast corner of Barry Road and N. Indiana Avenue from District B2-2 (Neighborhood Business 2 dash 2) to Districts R-1.5 (Residential 1.5) and B2-2 (Neighborhood Business 2 dash 2), and approving a development plan which also serves as a preliminary plat to allow for construction of multi-family residential, residential, fuel sales, and office/retail flex buildings. (CD-CPC-2019-00025 and CD-CPC-2019-00026)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200183
Rezoning an area of approximately 32.93 acres generally located on the northwest corner of Barry Road and N. Indiana Avenue from Districts R-1.5 (Residential 1.5) and B2-2 (Neighborhood Business 2 dash 2) to Districts R-1.5 (Residential 1.5), B2-2 (Neighborhood Business 2 dash 2), and B4-3 (Business 4 dash 3), and approving a development plan which also serves as a preliminary plat to allow for construction of multi-family residential, self-storage and office/retail flex buildings. (CD-CPC-2019-00023 and CD-CPC-2019-00022)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200184
RESOLUTION - Approving an update to the Martin City Area Plan as a guide for the future development, redevelopment and public investment within the area bounded generally by Blue Ridge Boulevard on the north, the Grandview city limits on the east, the Belton city limits on the south and State Line Road on the west. (Case Number CD-CPC-2020-00015)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

200163
Authorizing a four-year $1,600,000.00 agreement with Kansas City Transportation Group for terminal project worker bus service at Kansas City International Airport; and authorizing the expenditure of previously appropriated funds.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

200168
Amending Chapter 78, Code of Ordinances, entitled Water by repealing Sections 78-6, 78-8, 78-10, and 78-11 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter, that adjust charges for water service and impose a five percent payment in lieu of taxes upon the City Water Fund’s gross revenues derived from water services to the City’s residential and commercial customers to be paid to the General Fund and charged to residential and commercial customers; and establishing an effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200169
Amending Chapter 60, Code of Ordinances, entitled Sewers and Sewage Disposal by repealing Sections 60-2 and 60-3, and 60-9, and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter, that adjust charges for sewer service and impose a two and a half percent payment in lieu of taxes upon the City Sewer Fund’s gross revenues derived from sewer services to the City’s residential and commercial customers to be paid to the General Fund and charged to residential and commercial customers; and establishing an effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200170
Amending Chapter 64, entitled “Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places,” by repealing Sections 64-118 and 64-426; amending Chapter 70, entitled “Traffic and Vehicles,” by repealing Sections 70-39, 70-263, and 70-562 and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter for the purpose of modifying the method permitting fees are adjusted and modifying the permit fees; and establishing an effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200176
Stating City Council support for improvements to the US 169 Overpass for Segment 10 of the Route 152 Trail; and directing the City Manager to work with the Missouri Department of Transportation to prepare applications for the MoDOT Partnership Development Cost Share Program.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

200186
Reducing an appropriation in the amount of $52,500.00 in the Capital Improvements Sales Tax Fund; appropriating that amount to the Missouri River Trail Connections accounts; and authorizing a $309,425.00 Design Professional Services Amendment No. 2 with Veenstra and Kimm, Inc., for a total contract amount of $602,053.00.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm
 
 Councilmember Shields Move To Introduce

200188
Amending Chapter 64, Code of Ordinances, entitled “Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places,” by repealing Section 64-74, Establishment of specifications for work on surface of streets, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter that establishes a policy to address potholes.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm
 
 Councilmember Hall Move To Introduce

200189
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, “Administration,” by enacting Section 2-1120, for the purpose of requiring timely annual performance appraisals by City supervisors and managers and delaying salary increases for supervisors and managers until they have issued required annual performance appraisals.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200156
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 64937 through 64954

200159
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes, P.C. regarding the establishment of an amended petition with blight study for the 31st Street Community Improvement District.

200164
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the City Clerk regarding the Fiscal Year 2020-21 Submitted Budget.

200187
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Clerk pursuant to Rule 7.07, listing the Semi-Annual Docket item considered by the Special Committee on Housing Policy.
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
 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. The City Clerk`s Office now has equipment for the hearing impaired for use with every meeting. To check out the equipment please see the secretary for each committee. Be prepared to leave your Driver`s License or State issued Identification Card with the secretary and she will give you the equipment. Upon returning the equipment your license will be returned