Last Published: 10/30/2019 1:19:36 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - QUINTON LUCAS
Present:11 - KEVIN O'NEILL, TERESA LOAR, DAN FOWLER, BRANDON ELLINGTON, MELISSA ROBINSON, KATHERYN SHIELDS, ERIC BUNCH, LEE BARNES JR., RYANA PARKS-SHAW, ANDREA BOUGH, KEVIN MCMANUS
Excused:1 - HEATHER HALL
 

190893
RESOLUTION - Honoring Senator Yvonne Starks Wilson’s legacy of service.


Adopted

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

190890
RESOLUTION - Declaring Tuesday, October 29 as “Buckle Up, Phone Down” day in Kansas City, Missouri, in conjunction with the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety and the City’s Corporate Safety & Risk Management Division.


Adopted

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

190892
RESOLUTION - Honoring Travois, Chief Executive Officer Elizabeth Bland Glynn and President Philip Glynn for receiving Certified B Corporation® Best For The World 2019 status from global nonprofit B Lab in two categories: Overall and Customers.


Adopted

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

190903
RESOLUTION - Amending the Standing Rules of the City Council by repealing and replacing Rules 8.05 and 9.01 to decrease individual Councilmember debate time and record voting abstentions.  


Councilmember Shields (Second by Loar) Move To Consider

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


Called for Question
Council member Barnes Called for the question, Council member Loar seconded the motion
Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington


Adopted

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

190498
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Master Development Financing Agreement among the City, the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri and Power Tower Block 124, LP in relation to the construction of a Class A office tower and parking garage in the Power & Light District; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Held on Docket (11/7/2019)

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

190879
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Midtown Plaza Area Plan to change the recommended land use for about one acre generally located on the east side of Broadway Boulevard between West 37th Street to the north and West 38th Street to the south from residential medium high and residential low to mixed use community. (CD-CPC-2019-00004)


Adopted

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

190847
Authorizing an agreement in the amount of $666,728.00 with Hanson Professional Services, Inc., for design services for the Swope Park Industrial Area Bridge Project.


Passed

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

190849
Authorizing Amendment No. 3 to extend the contract term for six months for a facility repair and maintenance contract with Flynn Midwest, LP, for Renewal No. 2 for roof replacements, repairs and masonry repairs project at various Water Services Department buildings.


Passed

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

190870
Approving and authorizing settlement of a condemnation lawsuit styled City of Kansas City, Missouri, v. Rhonda and James Denison, et al., Case No. 18CY-CV04859-01.


Passed

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

190871
Estimating revenue in the amount of $2,059,301.81 in the Neighborhood Grants Fund; appropriating $2,059,301.81 to the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) account in the Neighborhood Grants Fund; appropriating $205,930.19 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund for the City’s match for the AFG grant program; authorizing the acceptance of a $2,059,301.81 grant from the United States Department of Homeland Security AFG program, and including a City match of $205,930.19, or 10 percent of the Federal contribution of $2,059,301.81; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

190872
Estimating revenue in the amount of $82,499.05 in the Neighborhood Grants Fund; appropriating $82,499.05 to the Assistance to Firefighters Grant/Fire Prevention and Safety (AFG/FP&S) Grant account in the Neighborhood Grants Fund; authorizing the acceptance of an $82,499.05 grant from the United States Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant/Fire Prevention and Safety (AFG/FP&S) program, and including a City match of $4,124.95, or five percent of the Federal contribution of $82,499.05 bringing the total cost of Federal and Non-federal funding to $86,624.00; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

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

190878
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a second contract amendment with Leath and Sons, Inc. (EV1784-4) for storm water services at various City-owned facilities; and authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to further amend the contract and to exercise one additional one-year renewal option.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - O'Neill, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 2 - Ellington, Barnes Jr.

190789
(Sub.)
Approving with conditions an exception request to the stream buffer setback requirements of Section 88-415, Code of Ordinances, in connection with the North Congress Storage development, located at 7557 N.W. Cookingham Drive.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 9 - O'Neill, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 3 - Shields, Bunch, Lucas

190860
(Sub.)
Authorizing all inspection services for the Platte Purchase Development Plan Road Improvements (including N. Platte Purchase Drive, N. Line Creek Parkway and N.W. Tiffany Springs Road), City Project Plan No. 89008706, ("PP Roads") to be conducted by a City approved third party inspector under contract with McClure Engineering Company d/b/a McClure; estimating revenue in the amount of $159,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Fund; and appropriating that amount to the Platte Purchase account.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington
 
 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 “Second Readings” and that they be placed on the docket next week for final reading.
 
Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

190702
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 50-10 relating to possession or control of marijuana and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

190712
(Sub.)
Establishing the Intervention and Compliance Unit Pilot Program.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

190883
Authorizing a new Cooperative Agreement for Sewer Service between Kansas City, Missouri and Liberty, Missouri.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

190867
Authorizing the execution and delivery of a Financing Agreement related to the KCI Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan among the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri, City of Kansas City, Missouri, Platte County, Missouri, and the Industrial Development Authority of Platte County, Missouri.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

190873
(Sub.)
Approving and authorizing the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners to accept from the County of Platte, an 80.6 acre tract of land at no cost which will expand Platte Purchase Park.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

190880
(Sub.)
Approving an amendment to a development plan in District R-1.5 on about one acre generally located at the southeast corner of E. 24th Street and Elmwood Avenue, to allow for a building addition exceeding ten percent. (CD-CPC-2019-00129)


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

190881
Approving a development plan in District DC-15 on an approximately 0.7 acre tract of land generally located at the southwest corner of W. 9th Street and Wyandotte Street, to allow for a new hotel and ground floor commercial uses. (CD-CPC-2019-00138)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

190886
(Sub.)
Rezoning about 0.5 acres generally located on the east side of Broadway Boulevard between West 37th Street to the north and West 38th Street to the south from Districts B4-5 and R-1.5 to District B2-1, and approving a development plan on about 1 acre, to allow for the renovation and expansion of a McDonald’s restaurant drive-through. (CD-CPC-2018-00227)


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

190887
Rezoning an area of approximately 0.57 acres generally located on the northeast corner of Wyandotte and 13th Streets from District DC-15 to District UR, and approving a development plan to allow for a mixed use development (including office, retail/commercial development and a parking garage). (CD-CPC-2019-00159)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

190888
Approving the Petition to Amend 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; and directing the City Clerk to report the amendment of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

190848
Authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Project Management Agreement with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority and the Kansas City Streetcar Authority for the Kansas City Streetcar Main Street extension project.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

190874
Reducing an appropriation in the amount of $874,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Sales Tax Fund; appropriating that amount from the Unappropriated Fund Balance in the Capital Improvements Sales Tax Fund to the 107th Street – Blue Ridge to James A. Reed project account; and authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a construction contract with Gunter Construction Company in the amount of $1,130,294.00 for the sidewalk construction project on 107th Street from Blue Ridge Boulevard to Bristol Avenue.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

190875
Estimating and appropriating $800,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Sales Tax Fund to the Independence Avenue from Chestnut Trafficway to Ewing Avenue Signal Interconnect Project.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

190876
Estimating revenue in the amount of $137,000.00 in the Capital Improvements Sales Tax Fund and appropriating that amount to the Traffic Signal Installation Project located at the intersection of North Green Hills Road and Drive 2.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

190884
Authorizing a $118,508.12 Amendment No. 9 with HNTB Corporation to Rehabilitate Ottawa Avenue SE Service Road at KCI Airport; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $130,359.12.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember McManus (Second by Barnes 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: 12 - O'Neill, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

190891
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, Classification and Compensation Plan, by repealing Sections 2-1075, 2-1076, 2-1077, 2-1078, 2-1079 and 2-1080 to increase the starting minimum pay to $12.50 per hour in accordance with Resolution No. 170628, by adjusting the starting pay for twelve entry level job classifications to be no less than the new starting minimum pay, and establishing an effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

190897
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit styled Mary White v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, et al., Case No. 1716-CV09806.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

190902
Amending Chapter 50 of the Code of Ordinances, “Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions,” by enacting a new Section 50-234 in Article VII to protect the physical and psychological well-being of minors, including but not limited to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or questioning youth, from exposure to the serious harms and risks caused by conversion therapy or reparative therapy by licensed providers. ***The ordinance will be held until November 6, 2019***


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

190894
Approving the Sixteenth Amendment to the Shoal Creek Parkway Tax Increment Financing Plan and directing the City Clerk to send a copy of this ordinance to Clay County.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

190895
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Second Amendment to the Metro North Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan and approving the Second Amendment to the Metro North Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

190898
Rezoning an area of about 5.83 acres generally located southeast of the intersection of E. 85th Street and Troost Avenue from Districts B3-2 and M1-5 to District B4-2. (CD-CPC-2019-00150)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

190899
Approving the plat of Creekside First Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 15.7 acres generally located on the north side of N.E. 104th Street and 2,150 feet east of Missouri Highway 291, creating 33 lots and 5 tracts for the purpose of constructing single family homes; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (CLD-FnPlat-2019-00010)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

190900
Approving the plat of Red Bridge Business Center 2nd Plat, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, on approximately 19.34 acres generally located at the southeast corner of east Red Bridge Road and Oak Street, creating 2 lots for the purpose of constructing a Wonderscope Children’s Museum; accepting and releasing various easements; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (CLD-FnPlat-2019-00023)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

190901
Approving the plat of Barry Plaza – Tenth Plat, an addition in Platte County, Missouri, on approximately 1.29 acres generally located on the west side of N. Green Hills Road, between 152 Highway on the north and N.W. Barry Road on the south, creating 1 lot for the purpose of constructing one commercial building; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (CLD-FnPlat-2019-00031)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

190904
Amending Chapter 2, Article XV of the Code of Ordinances, relating to the Code of Ethics, by revising Section 2-2020 to add a subsection prohibiting citizens from serving on boards or commissions when certain conflicts of interest are present.


Referred to Special Committee for Legal Review

190905
Amending Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances, by enacting one new Section 50-48 relating to a law enforcement request to conduct a search.


Referred to Special Committee for Legal Review

190906
Amending Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances, by enacting one new section 50-274 relating to failing to report a stolen or lost deadly weapon or explosive.


Referred to Special Committee for Legal Review

190896
COMMUNICATION - Notice received to the City Clerk regarding the 2020-2021 requested budget from the Kansas City Police Department.
 
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; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 2 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss real estate; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsections 3 and 13 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss personnel matters; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 9 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss employee labor negotiations; • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 11 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss specifications for competitive bidding; • 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.