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Last Published: 7/2/2012 9:00:32 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:10 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
Excused:2 - CINDY CIRCO, MICHAEL BROOKS
 

120586
RESOLUTION - Expressing sympathy on the death of Robert H. Hodge.


Adopted

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

120584
RESOLUTION - Honoring Cheri Standiford on her retirement after 21 years and 11 months of dedicated service to the City of Kansas City, Missouri.


Adopted

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

120585
RESOLUTION - Honoring John DeBauche as a Rich Noll Pacesetter for June, 2012.


Adopted

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

120596
RESOLUTION - Congratulating Powell Gardens for Community Outreach via its 2012 Summer Shuttle Service.


Adopted

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

120582
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATION E41386


Received And Filed

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

120583
COMMUNICATION - EMERGENCY REGULATION E41387


Received And Filed

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

120590
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the Committee of Petitioners to the Acting City Clerk regarding the filing of Supplemental Petitions entitled "Petition to Recall Councilman Jermaine Reed".


Received And Filed

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

120599
COMMUNICATION - Notice received from the Kansas City Board of Elections to the Mayor and Council regarding the number of insufficient signatures in the Recall efforts for Councilman Jermaine Reed.


Received And Filed

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

120572
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to prepare and propose to the City Council an amendment of the UR zone and development plan for the commercial properties surrounding the Antioch Mall site.


Passed

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

120587
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Approving the reappointment of James Didion and the appointment of Kayson Gregg to the Kansas City International Airport Community Improvement District Board of Directors to new terms beginning 2012 and ending 2016.


Passed as Amended

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

120501
Approving the Leased Property Revenues Budget for Fiscal Year 2012-2013, representing proceeds received by the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri, under a sublease agreement for the Isle of Capri-Kansas City, Inc. site.


Passed

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120536
Accepting and approving a one-year $249,491.00 contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that provides funding to local public health agencies for the promotion of core public health functions.


Passed

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

120543
(Sub.)
Reducing appropriations in the amount of $39,900.00 in the Fourth Council District Contingency in the Capital Improvements Fund; appropriating it to Project No. 70134914 and Project No. 64011006; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

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

120509
(Sub.)
Amending Ordinance No. 120509 by repealing Section 2 and enacting in lieu thereof, a new section of like number and subject matter, condemning private properties for public use.


Passed as Amended

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120551
(Sub.)
Amending Chapters 60, 61 and 78, Code of Ordinances of Kansas City, Missouri, entitled “Sewers and Sewage Disposal”, “Stormwater” and “Water”, respectively, by repealing those chapters and enacting in lieu thereof new chapters of like number and subject matter.


Passed as Amended

Ayes: 10 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Marcason 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 "scheduled committee Advances" and that these ordinances be advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120563
Approving and authorizing settlement of the lawsuit styled Kathleen Allen, et al., v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1116-CV20212.


Passed

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

120575
Estimating revenue in Fund 5230, the Equipment Lease Debt Service Fund; reducing appropriations, appropriating from the Unappropriated Fund Balance; estimating a transfer from the Equipment Lease Debt Service Fund to the General Fund; and designating requisitioning authorities.


Passed

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

120559
Approving the plat of Maplewoods Office Park, an addition in Clay County, Missouri; accepting and releasing 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. (SD0735C)


Passed

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

120561
Approving the plat of Kauffman School, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting various easements; and authorizing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (SD1437)


Passed

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

120568
Changing the name of N.W. and N.E. 108th Street from a point about 350 feet west of N. Holly Street to N. Oak Trafficway to N.W. and N.E. Shoal Creek Parkway in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri.


Passed

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

120549
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute an agreement with the Negro League Baseball Museum; authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement with the Kansas City Convention and Visitors Association; appropriating $134,000.00 from the Convention and Tourism Fund for facilities improvements in preparation for the 2012 Major League Baseball All-Star Game and events; appropriating $250,000.00 from the Convention and Tourism Fund to the Kansas City Convention and Visitors Association; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Glover, Marcason, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120558
Authorizing the Director of the Convention and Entertainment Facilities Department to renew a five-year agreement with Aramark Sports and Entertainment Services, LLC, for an additional five (5) years to provide exclusive Food and Beverage Concessions at the Convention Center, Conference Center, Music Hall and Municipal Auditorium.


Passed

Ayes: 9 - Wagner, Davis, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120571
Authorizing the Director of Convention and Entertainment Facilities to execute two Termination, Release and Release of Guaranty agreements with AEG Management KC, LLC (“Manager”) and Anschutz Entertainment Group (“Guarantor”) regarding management of Kemper Arena and the American Royal Center; authorizing payment of six monthly installment payments for each facility in accordance with the Termination, Release and Release of Guaranty agreements by June 30, 2012; and authorizing a Third Amendment to the Arena Management Agreement.


Passed

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

120560
Accepting funds allocated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in the amount of $313,824.00 under the SHELTER PLUS CARE program and authorizing the Director of Health to enter into a one-year, $313,824.00 contract with SAVE, Inc.. to provide housing assistance for homeless men, women and children in the Kansas City area.


Passed

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

120565
Accepting and approving two one-year contracts in the amounts of $56,000.00 and $113,000.00 with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to provide funding for children with special health care needs.


Passed

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

120566
Accepting and approving two one-year contracts with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services in the amounts of $50,000.00 for Region A and $36,000.00 for Region D to provide funding for tobacco use prevention and control activities; and increasing appropriations in the amount of $4,430.00 in the Governmental Grants Fund.


Passed

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

120528
(Sub.)
Rezoning an area of approximately 7.5 acres in an area north of Valentine Road and Jefferson Street from District R-5 to District R-6. (14275-P)


Passed as Substituted

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

120579
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to execute the Eleventh Amendment to the Master Development Agreement with Kansas City Live, LLC, which provides for financial incentives and changes to parking obligations required for construction of approximately 300 residential units in the KC Live entertainment area; and authorizing the City Manager to execute the Second Amendment to City Parking Easement and Agreement.


Passed as Substituted

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

120580
(Sub.)
Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Development Agreement with Project Apple, LLC, that authorizes the issuance of Chapter 100 bonds in connection with an economic development effort; and expressing the Council’s support for a waiver to the City’s Chapter 100 Policy related to maximum abatement periods and minimum PILOT levels.


Passed as Substituted

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

120581
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Director of Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department to enter into a contract not to exceed $400,000.00 with Northland Neighborhoods, Inc. to provide a Model Block Services program through HOME Investment Partnership Program funding approved in the 2012 One Year Action Plan.


Passed as Substituted

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

120569
(Sub.)
Appropriating $4,245,397.67 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Safety Sales Tax Fund; reducing appropriations in Fund 3398, 2012A GO Bond Fund; appropriating $5,915,383.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of Fund 3398, 2012A GO Bond Fund to the Police Headquarters Renovation account; declaring the intent to reimburse the Northwest Police Patrol Project; estimating revenue in the Public Safety Sales Tax; appropriating $455,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Safety Sales Tax; authorizing a contract with J.E. Dunn Construction for the Police Headquarters Renovation project; designating requisition authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Johnson Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for reading of the ordinance on three separate days be waived for the ordinance on today’s docket listed as “Second Readings” and that this ordinance be placed on the docket next week for third reading.
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120562
Authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to execute a cooperative agreement with the Mid-America Regional Council for use of the Energy Works KC grant for the Brush Creek Community Center Energy Efficiency Project; estimating revenue and appropriating $100,000.00 to the Community Center Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Assigned to Third Read Calendar
 
 Councilmember Johnson 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, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120588
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Carol Krouse, et al. v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1116-CV25814.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120598
Estimating miscellaneous revenue in the amount of $150,000.00 in the General Fund and appropriating that amount to the Deconstruction Abatement account to facilitate deconstruction and demolition of abandoned houses in the Green Impact Zone; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

120595
Authorizing the City Manager to execute the Second Amendment of a contract with the Metropolitan Energy Center to further the EnergyWorks KC program.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

120591
RESOLUTION - Amending the 2012 One Year Action Plan and authorizing submission of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration in order to allocate previously unallocated Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120600
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to do a fiscal analysis of the potential imposition of a 2% tax on the gross revenue of billboards.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120601
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to inventory billboards in the City and begin enforcement action; seek out assistance of citizens and neighborhoods groups; and report back to the Council on these efforts within 90 days.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120567
Authorizing acceptance of a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and a grant from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to fund investigations of discrimination complaints in employment and housing; appropriating $50,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the STIF Midtown Fund to the Civil Rights account in the STIF Midtown Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

120574
Authorizing condemnation, taking private property for public use along N. Indiana Avenue between NE Vivion Road and NE 54th Street, all in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri; providing for the payment of just compensation therefore; authorizing continued negotiations and purchase by 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 Clay County.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Glover Move To Introduce

120602
Appropriating $750,000.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Mass Transportation Fund; designating requisition authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee
 
 Councilmember Glover Move To Introduce

120603
Estimating revenue in the amount of $1,340,000.00; appropriating that amount from the Capital Improvement Fund to the Downtown Street Car System for preliminary engineering for a downtown circulator system; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Glover Move To Introduce

120604
Authorizing a Second Amendment to a contract with HDR Engineering, Inc., for the Downtown Street Car Transit System; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Glover Move To Introduce

120605
RESOLUTION - Establishing the City’s policy for approval of new community improvement districts, and repealing Committee Substitute for Resolution No. 060255.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

120587
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Approving the reappointment of James Didion and the appointment of Kayson Gregg to the Kansas City International Airport Community Improvement District Board of Directors to new terms beginning 2012 and ending 2016.


Councilmember Sharp Move to Amend

Seconded by Councilmember Reed
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Adopted as Amended

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember James, Jr. Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120606
Appointing Marilyn Sanders as City Clerk.


Councilmember James, Jr. Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Wagner
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Glover Move To Hold Off Docket
 
Ayes: 11 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120589
Approving the Petition to establish The Uptown Community Improvement District; establishing The Uptown Community Improvement, generally located on the west side of the intersection of Valentine Road and Broadway Boulevard in Jackson County, Missouri and directing the City clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Held off Docket

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