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Last Published: 1/8/2015 5:08:27 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:11 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
 

141093
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 62440 Through 62460


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141094
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Manager regarding the Requests for Expenditure of Funds. Staff has accepted no funding requests for the months of November and December, 2014.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150007
COMMUNICATION - Notice of Temporary Traffic Regulations Numbers 62461 Through 62466


Received And Filed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Wagner) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the resolutions listed on today’s docket as “Resolutions for Same Day Adoption” be presented to Council for consideration for immediate adoption today
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141092
RESOLUTION - Approving the appointments of John McGraw and Charles Schmelzer as members of the Board of Commissioners to administer the Westport Special Business District.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Reed) 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: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141085
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Oak Park South Area Plan by amending the Proposed Land Use Plan and Map for an area of approximately .80 acres generally located on the north side of Emmanuel Cleaver II Boulevard, between Forest Avenue and Tracy Avenue, to recommend retail commercial uses instead of low density residential uses. (219-S-17)


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

140995
Approving various Traffic Regulations in compliance with Chapter 70 of the Code of Ordinances.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141078
Authorizing an amendment to an agreement with Shafer, Kline and Warren, Inc. in the amount of $89,000.00 for the North Jackson Avenue Improvements from Vivion to Gladstone City Limits project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141080
Authorizing Change Order No. 2 to a contract with J. M. Fahey Construction Company for approximately $215,000.00 for resurfacing of designated streets; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Wagner) 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 third reading.
 
Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141087
Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on April 7, 2015, a question to remove certain city property devoted to park use from the park system; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election no later than January 13, 2015; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141067
Approving the Petition to establish the Villages Community Improvement District; establishing the Villages Community Improvement District generally located along N.E. 82nd Terrace between Shoal Creek Parkway on the west and N. Flintlock Road on the east and north to Missouri Highway 152 at N. Booth Avenue in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141073
Approving an amendment to a previously approved Chapter 80 preliminary development plan in District B2-2 (Community Business dash 2), on approximately a 14.96 acre tract of land generally located at the northwest corner of N.E. 91st Street and N. Oak Trafficway, to delete a 1.4 acre parcel from the plan. (12369-P-8)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141074
Approving a development plan in lieu of a Special Use Permit pursuant to Section 88-517, in District B2-2, on about 1.4 acres generally located on the west side of N. Oak Trafficway, between N.E. 91st Street and Missouri Highway 152, to allow for a 5,000 square foot carwash facility. (12369-P-9).


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141086
Rezoning a 1.7 acre tract of land, generally located on the north side of Emmanuel Cleaver II Boulevard, between Forest Avenue and Tracy Avenue, from Districts R-1.5, B3-2 and B4-5 to District B2-1 and approving a development plan for a 4,500 square foot restaurant with a drive-through. (14482-P)


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141063
Accepting funds allocated by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, FY 2015 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) in the amount of $555,213.00; estimating revenue in the amount of $555,213.00 in the Justice Assistance Grant Fund; appropriating it to the FY 2015 Justice Assistance Grant account in the Justice Assistance Grant Fund; transferring $149,571.00 to the Police Department’s KCPDU accounting unit; authorizing cooperative agreements with the Board of Police Commissioners ($149,571.00), the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office ($233,190.00); the City of Grandview ($16,656.00) and the City of Independence ($49,969.00); designating requisitioning authorities; and directing the City Clerk to file certain documents with the appropriate offices.


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141075
Estimating revenue and appropriating $65,733.00 in the Police Grants Fund for a camera system to secure potential terrorism targets; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141034
(Sub.)
Authorizing the condemnation and taking of private property in fee simple for public use for Overflow Control Program Project No. 81000647, Middle Blue River Green Infrastructure/Distributed Storage for areas tributary for Outfall 059, in the vicinity of Troost and Tracy Avenues between 81st Street and 82nd Terrace, in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations and purchase by the Director of the Public Works Department; authorizing the filing of the petition for condemnation by the City Attorney on behalf of the City; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Jackson County.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141076
Authorizing an agreement with Lutjen, Inc. for approximately $582,000.00 for design services for the Englewood Road Complete Streets Upgrade project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141077
Authorizing an agreement with Walter P. Moore and Associates, Inc. for approximately $590,000.00 for design services for the Waukomis Drive Complete Streets Upgrade Phase 1 project; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

141042
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88, the Zoning and Development Code, by adding a new subsection 88-445-14.B.5(j), to allow for the addition of an electronic, digital or other changeable copy display to an existing non-conforming outdoor advertising sign if approved by the City Council as part of a settlement of a condemnation action.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

141083
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by amending Sections 10-105 and 10-216 to make some language corrections and to bring both sections into conformity with all other sections of chapter 10.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

141084
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 10, Code of Ordinances, by amending Section 10-335, Prohibited acts on sales-by-drink premises, to allow a sales-by-drink licensee to give free samples of alcoholic beverages to customers and to sell any alcoholic beverage at retail for less than the price paid at wholesale.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Marcason (Second by Wagner) 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 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

150009
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, relating to the suspension, dismissal or demotion of city employees, by adding a new Section 2-1114.6, that authorizes the City Manager to appoint a hearing officer to preside over all predetermination hearings.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

141095
RESOLUTION - Approving the 2015 One Year Action Plan (“Plan”) and a Substantial Amendment to the Five Year Consolidated Plan and authorizing their submission to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in accordance with the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as amended.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

150004
Accepting and approving a $50,158.00 contract amendment with Kansas City CARE Clinic to provide Health Education and Risk Reduction services in the Kansas City area.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

150005
RESOLUTION - Supporting the Kansas City Grocery Access Task Force (“the Task Force”) recommendations and directing the City Manager to work with the task force on the implementation of a fresh food financing policy.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities

150001
Approving the plat of Osler Estates, an addition in Platte County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1493A)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150002
Approving the plat of Highlands of Northview – Sixth Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1334F)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150003
Approving the plat of Rose Hill Townhomes, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1482)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150006
Approving an amendment to a previously approved Chapter 80 preliminary development plan in District B3-2 to allow the development of a bank with drive-through and restaurant with drive-through on a 1.3-acre lot within a 10-acre plan area generally located south of N.E. 96th Street and west of N. Oak Trafficway. (13590-P-12)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

150008
Authorizing a one year with options suite Lease Agreement with Cherokee Distribution Services, Inc. at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember James, Jr. (Second by Circo) Move To Introduce

150010
Supporting the application by the Housing Authority of Kansas City, Missouri (HAKC) for a Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); authorizing City funding and other commitments; and authorizing submission of this Ordinance to HUD.


Referred to Neighborhoods, Housing & Healthy Communities
 
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