Last Published: 12/3/2019 8:20:37 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, KATHERYN SHIELDS, ERIC BUNCH, RYANA PARKS-SHAW, ANDREA BOUGH, KEVIN MCMANUS
Excused:1 - LEE BARNES JR.
 

190961
RESOLUTION - Observing November 18-24, 2019, as Global Entrepreneurship Week in Kansas City, Missouri, and the world’s largest celebration of entrepreneurs who pave the path of creativity and ingenuity in the workforce.


Adopted

Ayes: 9 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Bunch, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

190965
RESOLUTION - Recognizing Robert Charles Bradley for all the work he does for the community.


Adopted

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

190966
RESOLUTION - Recognizing November 20, 2019, as Transgender Day of Remembrance in Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember McManus (Second by Fowler) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
 
Ayes: 10 - O'Neill, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

190974
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to continue to coordinate development strategies related to Westside development policies and patterns, utilizing recommendations from existing City policies, ongoing planning activities, and infill housing strategies to provide guidance for development in the community, and to report back to the City Council within 90 days of passage of this resolution.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - O'Neill, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

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.


Councilmember Loar (Second by Robinson) Move To Hold On Docket

Seconded by Councilmember Robinson
Ayes: 4 - Loar, Ellington, Robinson, Lucas
Nays: 7 - O'Neill, Hall, Fowler, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, McManus


Failed



Passed

Ayes: 7 - O'Neill, Hall, Fowler, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, McManus
Nays: 4 - Loar, Ellington, Robinson, Lucas

190902
(Sub.)
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.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - O'Neill, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

190920
Amending Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances, by enacting one new section 50-274 relating to the unlawful carrying of concealed firearms in the City by persons who are subject to a restraining order or convicted of domestic violence and the firearm they are in receipt of has been shipped or transported in interstate commerce as prohibited by federal law.


Passed

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

190927
Estimating and appropriating $2,427,058.00 in the Series 2020B Special Obligation Bond Fund; authorizing the Director of Public Works to enter into a construction contract in the amount of $2,197,325.00 with Gunter Construction for the Walnut Street from 3rd Street to 5th Street project; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion; declaring the City’s intent to reimburse itself from bond proceeds and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Shields, Bunch, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 2 - Ellington, Robinson

190929
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Tax Contribution Agreement with Penn Seven, LLC for the purpose of incentivizing job creation and investments in Kansas City.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

190933
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to develop protocols for absentee voting for the City’s inmates eligible to vote and report back to Council within ninety days.


Adopted

Ayes: 10 - O'Neill, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Hall

140599
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 3 of the Bannister & I-435 Tax Increment Financing Plan as amended by the First Amendment to the Bannister & I-435 Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; adopting tax increment financing therefor; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 8 - O'Neill, Hall, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 3 - Ellington, Bunch, Lucas

140600
(Sub.)
Approving and designating Redevelopment Project Area 4 of the Bannister & I-435 Tax Increment Financing Plan as amended by the First Amendment to the Bannister & I-435 Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project; adopting tax increment financing therefor; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 8 - O'Neill, Hall, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus
Nays: 3 - Ellington, Bunch, Lucas

190858
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to identify City owned property that can be used as low rent "support hubs" for nonprofit organizations that provide evidence based services and programs and to provide reports detailing City owned spaces and property and evaluating below-market rent leases.


Adopted as Substituted

Ayes: 10 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Bough, McManus
Nays: 0

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.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Bough, McManus
Nays: 1 - Ellington

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)


Passed

Ayes: 10 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Bough, McManus
Nays: 0

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.


Held on Docket (12/12/2019)

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


Failed

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

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.


Passed

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

190913
Authorizing a $650,000.00 increase to the contingency for the Super Hangar Pod Roof Repairs contract with JR & Company at the KCI Airport.


Held on Docket (12/5/2019)

190919
Authorizing a $1,800,000.00 design professional services contract with Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc., for the Smart Sewer Program Green Infrastructure Implementation Services.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember McManus (Second by Fowler) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
 
Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

190947
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit styled Marsha Patzwald and Robert Patzwald v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1816-CV23513.


Passed

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

190952
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Diana Asberry v City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1816-CV14995.


Passed

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

190960
Repealing Ordinance 180520 that approved the plat of 44 Belle and enacting a new ordinance that approves the plat of 44 Belleview, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, on approximately 1.53 acres generally located at the southwest corner of 44th Street and Belleview Avenue, creating 1 lot for the purpose of a mixed-used building; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to accept certain agreements; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1576)


Passed

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

190938
Estimating revenue and appropriating $5,450,000.00 in Fund No. 3439, the 2020A Taxable Special Obligation Bond Fund; designating requisitioning authority to the Director of General Services and the Director of Finance; authorizing the purchase of property at 1200 and 1210 Broadway, Kansas City, Missouri; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts; declaring the intent of the City to reimburse itself from the bond proceeds for certain expenditures; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Failed

Ayes: 6 - Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bough, McManus
Nays: 6 - O'Neill, Hall, Ellington, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Lucas

190953
(Sub.)
Amending various sections of Chapter 18, “Buildings and Building Regulations,” and Chapter 64, “Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places,” for the purpose of establishing and regulating parklets and street cafes and delegating the authority to administer sidewalk café permits, street café permits, and parklet permits to the director of public works.


Councilmember Lucas (Second by Fowler) Move To Re-refer

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


Re-Referred Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

190937
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 2-1041, 2-1042, 2-1043, and 2-1044 and enacting in lieu thereof new Sections 2-1041, 2-1042 and 2-1043 that establish a City Safety Program based on consensus occupational safety and health standards and industry best practices and utilizes a unified approach to safety.


Passed

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

190949
Appropriating $1,462,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Water Fund; authorizing a $1,329,021.00 construction contract with Kissick Construction Company, Inc., for the replacement of water mains in the area of Norfleet Road to Phelps Road, U.S. 40 Highway to E. 62nd Street; and authorizing a maximum expenditure of $1,462,000.00.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington
 
 Councilmember McManus (Second by Fowler) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
 
Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

190948
Ratifying the actions taken by the City Council in Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 190856 approving an Amended and Restated Industrial Development Plan for Country Club Lodging, LLC and CCL Parking, LLC’s hotel project to be located on West 46th Street between Broadway and Wornall Road.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

190506
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88, the Zoning & Development Code, by repealing Section 88-610-03., Nonconforming Lots, and enacting a new section of like number and title in lieu thereof; deleting Section 88-820-01-B., Exceptions; and enacting Section 88-110-06-D., Exceptions, to permit construction of a single family-dwelling on an area of land legally created. (CD-CPC-2019-00060)


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

190911
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88, the Zoning and Development Code, through revisions, clarifications, and other administrative changes throughout the chapter in accordance with the Zoning and Development Code periodic review. (CD-CPC-2019-00130)


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

190940
Accepting and approving a one-year $201,379.04 grant from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding for the Maternal Child Health Services program.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

190943
Approving the 4th Amendment to the Heart of the City Neighborhood Stabilization Tax Increment Financing Plan; and directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

190958
RESOLUTION - Approving an application to the United States Environmental Protection Agency for a Brownfields RLF Coalition Grant in the amount of $1,000,000.00; authorizing the City of Kansas City, Missouri to enter into a coalition with Jackson County, Missouri, and, the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas and to submit the Grant; and authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with Coalition members.


Councilmember Bough (Second by Fowler) Move to Adopt

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


Adopted

190959
RESOLUTION - Approving an application to the United States Environmental Protection Agency for a Brownfields Assessment Coalition Grant in the amount of $600,000.00; authorizing the City of Kansas City, Missouri to enter into a coalition with the Mid-America Regional Council, Jackson County, Missouri, and, the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas and to submit the Grant; authorizing the Mayor to submit a letter accompanying the Grant application expressing the City’s intent to enter into the coalition; and authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with Coalition members.


Councilmember Bough (Second by Fowler) Move to Adopt

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


Adopted

190918
(Sub.)
Authorizing a $65,565.90 Facility Repair and Maintenance Contract Amendment No. 1 to Contract No. 1547 with Lippert Mechanical Services Corp. for the HVAC preventative maintenance and repairs to various water services facilities project for a total contract amount of $990,136.90.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

190936
Authorizing a $107,565.00 Facility Extension Agreement with Evergy Missouri West, Inc., to provide electrical service for the relocated Ground Service Equipment Station at the Kansas City International Airport.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

190945
Authorizing a $163,065.00 amendment to contract with TranSystems Corp. for inspection services for the Arlington Link TIF Project from Parvin Road to N.E. 48th Street for a total contract amount of $1,308,065.00.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

190951
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to develop recommendations for a transit priority policy that provides guidance for the provision of various types of transit priority treatments on city streets; directing the City Manager to collaborate with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority and engage relevant City boards and commissions and stakeholder groups in the development of recommendations for a transit priority policy; and directing the City Manager to include a funding request in the next fiscal year budget to make fixed route public transportation fare free within the City.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

190957
Authorizing the Manager of Procurement Services to execute a $1,803,844.00 purchase agreement with ElDorado National-California, Inc., for the manufacture, delivery, and support of four (4) thirty-foot compressed natural gas buses for use at the Kansas City International Airport in accordance with the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) Co-Op Contract No. 18-00799.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember McManus (Second by Fowler) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
 
Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

190967
RESOLUTION - Establishing the City of Kansas City’s legislative priorities and positions on matters that may come before the 116th United States Congress in 2020.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

190968
RESOLUTION - Establishing the City of Kansas City’s legislative major priorities and positions on matters for the 2020 session of the Missouri General Assembly.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

190971
Enacting a new Article XVIII, Risk Management Program, in Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, which revises, clarifies and expands existing provisions on risk management; repealing sections 2-1685-1688.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

190962
Estimating revenue in the amount of $1,707,375.00 in the Neighborhood Grants Fund; appropriating $1,707,375.00 to the Homeland Security Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant account in the Neighborhoods Grants Fund; authorizing the acceptance of a $1,707,375.00 grant from the United States Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) under its Fiscal Year 2018 SAFER component; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

190963
Approving the Third Amendment to the Amended and Restated Development Plan of Beacon Hill Redevelopment Corporation; finding and determining an extension of the Beacon Hill 353 Plan shall provide a public benefit by fostering the fulfillment of City obligations to the Department of Housing and Urban Development; directing the City Clerk to transmit copies of this ordinance; authorizing the Director of Finance to execute a Third Redevelopment Contract Amendment.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

190969
Declaring certain real property generally located in the Mt. Cleveland Revitalization Area, Kansas City, Missouri, surplus to the City's needs; and authorizing the Director of General Services to offer the sale of the City’s interest in this real property in accordance with City regulations and execute related documents to complete the transfer of the real property to continue development of the of mixed-income housing in the project area.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

190972
Approving the Midtown Affordable Housing PIEA General Development Plan on approximately 469 acres generally located south of 30th Street and north of Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard, west of Gillham Road and west of Pennsylvania Avenue, and declaring said area to be blighted and in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

190973
Approving the East Village PIEA General Development Plan on approximately 24 acres generally bounded by East 8th Street on the north, East 12th Street on the south, Cherry Street on the west, and Interstate-70 on the east, and declaring said area to be blighted and in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Planned Industrial Expansion Law; and authorizing tax abatement.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

190964
Authorizing a $2,650,000.00 First Amendment to the Aviation marketing contract with Trozzolo Communications Group for a total contract amount of $5,150,000.00 and adding four one-year renewal options.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

190970
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Intent to Accept the Industrial Development Contract proposal submitted by Madison Housing Partners, LLC for Redevelopment of the 2645 Madison Project in the 27th and Madison PIEA Area.
 
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.