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Last Published: 12/20/2012 10:49:01 AM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - SYLVESTER JAMES, JR.
Present:12 - SCOTT WAGNER, DICK DAVIS, ED FORD, RUSS JOHNSON, MELBA CURLS, JERMAINE REED, JIM GLOVER, JAN MARCASON, CINDY CIRCO, MICHAEL BROOKS, SCOTT TAYLOR, JOHN SHARP
 

121034
RESOLUTION - Honoring Carol Green as a Rich Noll Pacesetter for December, 2012.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

121045
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and Council from the City Clerk regarding the results of an election held on December 7, 2012 for a Democratic Lawyer member of the Municipal Judicial Nominating Commission.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

121055
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the City Clerk from the Waldo Community Improvement District regarding their proposed annual budget for fiscal period May 1, 2013 through April 30, 2014.


Received And Filed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

121007
RESOLUTION - Determining the compliance of the Library Lofts East and West Redevelopment Project located at 1004 Baltimore Avenue and 127 W. 10th Street and authorizing issuance of a Certificate of Completion to Old Town Redevelopment Corporation for the Library Lofts East and West Redevelopment Project. (567-S-1)


Adopted

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

121024
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Establishing the City’s positions on matters that may come before the 113th United States Congress, 1st Session, in 2013.


Councilmember Sharp Move to Amend

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


Adopted as Amended

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

121044
RESOLUTION - Consenting to the transfer of vacant property located at 6640 Eastwood Trafficway [Jackson County Tax Parcel No. 31-710-08-13-01-0-00-000] by Land Trust of Jackson County, Missouri to the City of Kansas City, Missouri for the purpose of the expansion of an existing facility used by the Fire Department of the City.


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

121053
RESOLUTION - Approving the reappointments of Mark Ebbits and Coby Crowl as alternate members to the Board of Zoning Adjustment;


Adopted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

120817
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 88 by enacting Subsection 88-445-14-B-8, to provide for the registration of outdoor advertising signs.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, 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: 12 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

121010
(Sub.)
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Larry Gaddy v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, Case No. 1216-CV13989.


Passed as Substituted

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

121014
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Truman Medical Center, Claim No. T0708-0687.


Passed

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

121015
Approving and authorizing settlement of a lawsuit entitled Merrel Jeremiah, et al., v. City of Kansas City, Missouri, et al., Case No. 10CY-CV09174.


Passed

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

121021
Approving the plat of Colonnades at Beacon Hill, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; accepting and releasing various easements; vacating a portion of a street; 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. (SD1167E)


Passed

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

121011
Adopting and authorizing the execution of the Collective Bargaining Agreement with Local 500 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO.


Passed

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

121023
Estimating revenue and appropriating $6,150,000.00 in the General Fund; appropriating $350,000.00 in the Insurance Premium Fund; estimating revenue and appropriating $2,000,000.00 in the Information Technology Internal Services Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed

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

121026
(Sub.)
Establishing the Series 2013A Special Obligation Bond Fund; estimating revenues in the amount of $30,000,000.00 in Fund 3428, the Series 2013A Special Obligation Bond Fund and appropriating the same for the Downtown Streetcar Transit System (“Project”); designating requisitioning authority; authorizing the Director of Finance to close project accounts upon completion; declaring the official intent to get reimbursed from bonds proceeds; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

121004
Repealing Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 120224, approving additional tax increment financing for the Antioch Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan and authorizing the Director of Finance to execute a financing agreement.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

121006
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City as to the First Amendment to the Antioch Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan; and approving, as modified, the First Amendment to the Antioch Crossing Tax Increment Financing Plan.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

121008
Approving the assignment of certain development rights with respect to the Library Lofts East Building of the Library Lofts Redevelopment Project, by and among the Old Town Redevelopment Corporation, Library Lofts East, LLC, and SIR Library Lofts, LLC; releasing Old Town Redevelopment Corporation and Library Lofts East, LLC, as it relates to certain development rights; and authorizing execution of an Assignment and Assumption Agreement among Old Town Redevelopment Corporation, Library Lofts East, LLC, SIR Library Lofts, LLC, and the City of Kansas City, Missouri. (567-S)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

121005
Accepting and approving a one-year $191,778.00 grant award agreement from the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) to carry out the Community Transformation Grant for Jackson County, Missouri, to reduce the incidence of chronic disease, obesity and diabetes in the community through evidence-based prevention strategies.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

121025
(Sub.)
Authorizing an agreement with HDR Engineering, Inc., for approximately $3,640,000.00 for the Downtown Streetcar Transit System; and recognizing an emergency.


Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Circo 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: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

121012
(Sub.)
Amending Article VIII of the Administrative Code of Kansas City, Missouri, relating to the Classification and Compensation Plan, by repealing Sections 2-1075, 2-1076, 2-1077, 2-1078, 2-1079, and 2-1080 which increases the starting pay for the hourly non-exempt M- classifications and changes the pay grade for the Budget Officer job classification.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

121017
(Sub.)
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, Article XIV by repealing Section 2-1952, Pooled Investment Portfolio Interest Earnings Allocation Policy, and Section 2-1970, Non-Recurring Revenue Policy, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Section 2-1970 that establishes a City revenue policy.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

081129
Approving and designating Shoal Creek Parkway Redevelopment Project Z of the Shoal Creek Parkway Tax Increment Financing Plan as a Redevelopment Project and adopting tax increment financing therefor.


Add to Consent Docket
 
 Councilmember Circo 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: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

121043
Calling an election on April 2, 2013, for the purpose of asking voters to remove all existing exemptions from the existing hotel/motel convention and tourism tax, except for the exemption of the United States government and its agencies under federal law, in order to provide additional funds for the promotion of convention and tourism business for the City; directing the City Clerk to provide notice of the election; directing the City Clerk to notify the Missouri Director of Revenue if the proposal is approved by the voters; amending Section 68-564, Code of Ordinances to eliminate the exemptions for previously exempt groups; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Finance, Governance & Ethics Committee

121033
Increasing appropriations in the amount of $650,000.00 in the Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control Grant account for the purpose of providing additional funding needed for sub-recipient awards in the Healthy Homes program; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Neighborhoods & Healthy Communities Committee

121028
Estimating revenue in the amount of $34,411.42 in the Special Business District Fund; appropriating $34,411.42 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance to the Westport Special Business District Fund; and designating requisitioning authority.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

121029
Approving the petition to establish the Plaza East Community Improvement District; establishing the Plaza East Community Improvement District generally located from Paseo Boulevard on the east to Troost Avenue on the west and Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard on the north to Volker Boulevard on the south in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; recognizing that the area within the District has previously been determined blighted; 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 Plaza East Community Improvement District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

121030
RESOLUTION - Amending the 2010 One Year Action Plan and authorizing submittal of a Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for its consideration in order to permit a new activity to be funded and amend the budget for the Neighborhood Stabilization Program-3 funding received under the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

121031
Approving the plat of Augustine S. Cameron Place, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri; 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. (SD1440)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

121039
Authorizing the City Manager to execute certain documents with the Tax Increment Financing Commission, AI Redevelopment Corporation and Aldi Inc. (Kansas), related to the acquisition of property in connection with the 39th & Prospect TIF Plan.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

121046
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Greater Downtown Area Plan for approximately an area of less than one acre generally located at the southeast corner of E. 21st Street and Troost Avenue and Missouri Route 71 (1119 E. 21st Street) by changing the recommended land use from Downtown Residential to Industrial. (675-S-1)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

121047
Rezoning an area of less than 1 acre generally located at the southeast corner of E. 21st Street and Troost Avenue and Missouri Route 71 (1119 E. 21st Street) from District R 1.5 to District B 2-2, to allow for a free standing wireless communication facility. (14339-P)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

121048
Rezoning an area of approximately 25 acres generally located at 2400-2408 Blue Ridge Boulevard from Districts M 1-5 and R-7.5 to District M 3-5. (8587-P-8)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

121049
RESOLUTION - Amending the Plaza Urban Design and Development Plan, for the future development and redevelopment of about 1.1 acres generally located on the east side of Belleview Avenue about 200 feet north of W. 48th Street, to recommend “limited redevelopment with specific guidelines” instead of “limited redevelopment within existing zoning” (225-S-21).


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

121050
Rezoning an area of approximately 0.10 acres located at 426 W. 5th Street from District M3-5 to District M1-5. (14349-P)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

121051
Rezoning a 1.23 acre tract of land generally located at the southwest corner of N.E. 82nd Street and N. Oak Trafficway, from Districts B 3-2 and R-7.5 to District B 1-1. (14344-P)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

121052
Rezoning a 40 acre tract of land generally located on the north side of E. 75th Street, approximately 1/2 mile west of Noland Road, from District R-80 to District R-7.5. (12422-P-2)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

121054
Rezoning an area of approximately 1.1 acres generally located on the east side of Belleview Avenue about 200 feet north of W. 48th Street from District R-1.5 to District MPD, and approving a preliminary development plan. (14292-P)


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

121035
Approving Change Order No. 1 with J. M. Fahey Construction Company for Asphalt and Concrete Restoration; and authorizing the Director of Water Services to expend approximately $1,900,000.00.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

121036
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a contract with Pyramid Excavation and Construction, Inc., for the Design-Build Water Main Relocations along Holmes Road project; authorizing the expenditure of approximately $1,350,000.00; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

121037
Authorizing the Director of Water Services to enter into a contract with Black and Veatch Corporation for the Arrowhead Transmission Main – Phase 3 project; and authorizing the expenditure of approximately $1,014,000.00.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

121038
Estimating revenues in the amount of $6,840,000.00 in the Water Fund and appropriating the same; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

121040
Authorizing the Director of the General Services or Water Services Department to enter into a contract with Hansen Information Technologies for Hansen Software Purchase and Implementation Services-Hansen V8 for approximately $460,018.00; and authorizing the Director of the Water Services Department to expend approximately $480,018.00.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

121042
Approving the sale of property at 5005 Swope Parkway; authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a deed; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance with the Recorder of Deeds for Jackson County, Missouri.


Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
 
 Councilmember Circo Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

121057
Declaring certain real property in Beacon Hill surplus to the City(s needs; authorizing the Director of the General Services Department to convey these surplus parcels to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority and further authorizing the execution of related documents.


Councilmember Circo Move to Advance

Seconded by Councilmember Reed
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0


Passed

Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember Davis Move To Introduce
 
Ayes: 13 - Wagner, Davis, Ford, Johnson, Curls, Reed, Glover, Marcason, Circo, Brooks, Taylor, Sharp, James, Jr.
Nays: 0

121041
Authorizing the Director of Aviation to Execute a Settlement Agreement with BBA U.S. Holdings, Inc. and Executive Beechcraft, Inc. settling a lawsuit related to BBA’s purchase of Executive Beechcraft.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
 Councilmember Davis Move To Introduce

121056
Estimating and appropriating revenue in the amount of $6,698,100.00 in the Capital Improvement Fund; authorizing a contract with Radmacher Brothers Excavating Company, Inc., for approximately $5,512,000.00 for the Street Improvements on North Brighton from Missouri Highway 210 to Parvin Road project; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an emergency.


Referred to Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
 
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